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"Stuff" that drives me insane
Maybe you've noticed (and maybe you haven't) that it's been mighty quiet around here and I've been an absent blogger for well over a year, so I thought I'd hop in here and let you all know what is going on ---- finally! First of all, let me assure everyone that: I haven't stopped supporting QuickBooks I haven't stopped supporting contractors using QuickBooks I haven't run out of tips and tricks to write about and I really haven't fallen off the face of the earth :-) What has happened (and I'm going to be REALLY blunt here) is that I have become very aggravated and disillusioned by the people who are supposed to be my "peers" - namely other so-called "QuickBooks professionals" and I use that term quite loosely. Now,…
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Weekly Wrap-Up: News You Can Use 7/20/2012 – 7/26/2012

Weekly Wrap-Up: News You Can Use 7/20/2012 – 7/26/2012

News You Can Use
Weekly wrap-up of news and information from around the web – there’s so much information out there that it’s difficult (at best) to keep up! I’ve added a WordPress plug-in that grabs information from my Twitter stream to help me (and hopefully you as well) keep up with everything. Look for the Weekly Wrap-Up: News You Can Use every Friday. I’ll try to be consistent and organize the information into the same categories each week It's been an insanely busy week here and I didn't get to spend as much time on the internet surfing and reading as I normally do. Accounting & Taxes Why was my voice not Heard by The AICPA? https://t.co/I5J9NqCw -> Doom Awaits the Student Loan Defaulters https://t.co/Ce3JEqGu via @bruce_taxguy -> An IRS Audit..and They Require…
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Weekly Wrap-Up: News You Can Use 5/11 – 5/17/2012

Weekly Wrap-Up: News You Can Use 5/11 – 5/17/2012

News You Can Use
  There is so much news and information floating around the web – it’s difficult (at best) to keep up!  I’ve added a WordPress plug-in that grabs information from my Twitter stream to help me (and hopefully you as well) keep up with everything.  Look for the Weekly Wrap-Up: News You Can Use every Friday. Accounting & Taxes  Employee Benefits Uncle Sam Won’t Tax : Money :: American Express OPEN Forum https://t.co/I4vCf3Wi via @OpenForum -> House Approves Mobile Workforce Tax Relief Bill https://t.co/wGReBHco via @sharethis -> Obama Announces Tax Break for Small Businesses : The World :: American Express OPEN Forum https://t.co/ciXYC8P6 via @OpenForum -> Thou Shalt Not Sin? - Tax & Business Counsel Newsletter via @TaxReturnCoach https://t.co/1mN9F9FN -> Credit for Small Employer Health Insurance Premiums https://t.co/HRKVhZIs -> Accounting as…
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QuickBooks & Your Construction Business – What’s Your Gripe?

"Maad" Rants & Other Stuff, QuickBooks Corner
  What's your biggest gripe, problem, or issue when it comes to using QuickBooks in your construction business? Is it the Myth of Do-It-Yourself Accounting?  Is it the fact that there really isn't a lot of construction specific help or training available?  Is it confusing terminology?  QuickBooks is a powerful software program --- but the key to your success in using it depends on how well it's setup and then how well you utilize the features that are built in. QuickBooks® is a generic bookkeeping and accounting program, designed to be used by every type of business that you can imagine.  If it was industry specific, well it would have the same big price tag!  Sure Intuit makes a “Contractor” version, but even then it’s designed to meet the needs…
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Learn To Use QuickBooks In Your Construction Business

Be A Better Bookkeeper, Free & Fee-Based QuickBooks eBooks, Webinars & Training
  Learn to use Quickbooks® in your construction business - QuickBooks® for Contractors Bookkeeping Tips & Training is a new website that we launched over the weekend.  We are very pleased to announce the launch of a brand new QuickBooks® training resource for contractors and the accounting professionals who support them, owned and developed by Sunburst Software Solutions, Inc. - Learn to use QuickBooks® in your construction business. The new website will feature reasonably priced bookkeeping tips & training via: eBooks Live webinars Pre-recorded videos Specifically for commercial/government construction contractors who use QuickBooks® for their bookkeeping and accounting needs, their bookkeepers, and the accounting professionals who support them.  This new support and training site provides answers and techniques that are not available in the QuickBooks® Help file or even even…
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Choosing QuickBooks & Add-Ons for Your Construction Business

QuickBooks Add-Ons, QuickBooks Setup & Cleanup
QuickBooks, while a great software program, is a "generic" accounting program.  Even though there is a "Contractor version", it was designed to meet the needs of all types of contractors - from the home handyman to a general contractor.  Only through the use of QuickBooks integrated add-ons will you find that it then becomes a viable substitute for the more costly construction specific accounting programs available. Welcome to Tuesday Training! Tuesday Training is a new feature here on the QuickBooks for Contractors blog.  While everyday focuses on training of one sort or another, Tuesday’s are dedicated to more in-depth training. We’ll teach you the things you need to know about using QuickBooks, that you won’t find in the QuickBooks Help file, in order to successfully run your construction business and…
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Bookkeepers Test & Hiring a Bookkeeper or CPA

Be A Better Bookkeeper, Free & Fee-Based QuickBooks eBooks, Webinars & Training
So how do you find a "good" bookkeeper and test their knowledge before hiring them?  Or, perhaps you are ready to hire a CPA to help you with your business and your books. Congratulations!   We all know what a struggle it is to "try to do everything" yourself, and it almost goes without saying that as a busy contractor, we also know that time is best spent on the job and not in the office handling paperwork. Welcome to Tuesday Training! Tuesday Training is a new feature here on the QuickBooks for Contractors blog.  While everyday focuses on training of one sort or another, Tuesday’s are dedicated to more in-depth training. We’ll teach you the things you need to know about using QuickBooks, that you won’t find in the QuickBooks…
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