Breaking Down Payroll by Job, Phase and Cost Code

Breaking Down Payroll by Job, Phase and Cost Code

Job Costing Tips, Payroll Tips, Reports
  Breaking down payroll by job, phase, and cost code is something that I'm often asked about by the construction clients/customers that I work with.  Construction payroll is probably one of the more complex payrolls that anyone can encounter, see this question submitted by a reader. I need payroll broken down by Job, then Phase (service item), then cost code. Is there a way to enter time in QuickBooks by three categories? Thanks, Susan Hi Susan Thanks for stopping by and submitting this awesome question! Actually, I'm asked this question a lot and have been working on an entire training series (eBook and several videos) about different ways that contractors can set up QuickBooks to handle even the most complex payrolls like this - unfortunately it won't be finished until…
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QuickBooks Tip: Important Facts About Items Left as Billable

Customers & Accounts Receivable, QuickBooks Setup & Cleanup
Many QuickBooks forms have a billable column, do you know what it's used for and are you using it correctly? Many QuickBooks forms have a billable column available for you to work with - checks, enter bills, timesheets, enter credit card charges, etc.  The purpose of the billable column is to allow you to choose which expenses and/or time entries that you will be passing through to customers when you create an Invoice based on Time & Costs {also know as Time & Materials billings or Cost Plus billing in the construction industry.} 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…
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