Top 10 Thursday – News from around the Web 1/26/2012

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Top 10 Thursday features 10 of the most interesting articles that I found the previous week.  There is so much news and information available on the web – it’s difficult to read everything and stay up to date.  As I read articles on the web – I’ll share some that I feel are important. General Business: What to Know Before Signing an Equipment Lease Agreement Bookkeeping, Accounting, Payroll & Taxes Tips for Avoiding an IRS Audit in 2012 Construction An Analysis of Arizona's Prompt Payment Statutes {Private and Public Works} San Diego has $13.4B in construction projects in the works Missouri DOT works to make state bridges safer Rochester, NY gets $100M for Interstate 390 upgrade New York Construction Defects Paper Architecture billings up, construction materials prices down Department of…
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Top 10 Thursday – News from around the Web 1/19/2012

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Top 10 Thursday features 10 of the most interesting articles that I found the previous week.  There is so much news and information available on the web – it’s difficult to read everything and stay up to date.  As I read articles on the web – I’ll share some that I feel are important. General Business: Guarding Against Fraud:  How to Protect Your Organization Business-driving technology worth considering in 2012 Bookkeeping, Accounting, Payroll & Taxes: Committee to start work on payroll-tax cut in mid-January Taxpayers Warned of Changes for Tax Season Construction: Top 10 transportation issues for 2012, including texting and cell phone usage while driving Indian considers right-to-work legislation Understanding General Liability Insurance for Contractors The Science of Bidding New York state plans to invest $15B in infrastructure improvements…
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Top 10 Thursday – News From Around the Web 1/12/12

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Top 10 Thursday features 10 of the most interesting articles that I found the previous week.  There is so much news and information available on the web - it's difficult to read everything and stay up to date.  As I read articles on the web - I'll share some that I feel are important. General Business: 6 Secrets to Overcoming Burnout Bookkeeping, Accounting, Payroll & Taxes: Misclassifying Workers as Independent Contractors Carries a Steep Price New Tax Provisions for 2012 Where Do Payroll Taxes Go? Tax Relief and Health Care Acts Shape 2011 Returns Construction: Defense Bill Includes at $400M for Colorado Allowances in Construction Contracts - Avoiding Misunderstandings and Disputes Marketing & Social Media: The Power of Permission in Using Email Marketing Using Social Bookmarking to Improve Your SEO…
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Top 10 Tuesday – Tips from Around the Web – 8/23/2011

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Top 10 Tuesday includes our favorite tips and news stories from around the web.  This week there are some important articles for you to read and information to be aware of, split out into the following categories: QuickBooks News & Tips: The Wall Street Journal | How I Built It - For Intuit Co-Founder, the Numbers Add Up (an interview with Scott Cook) QuickBooks & Beyond - An Overview of the Apps in the Intuit App Center (Part 1) QuickBooks & Beyond - An Overview of the Apps in the Intuit App Center (Part 2) Tax News: accountingTODAY for the WebCPA - IRS Lowers Interest Rates in Fourth Quarter Construction News: Construction Law in North Carolina - The NC Court of Appeals Upholds Contractor Lien Rights Construction Advisor Today -…
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Top 10 Tuesday – Tips from Around the Web – 8/16/2011

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  Top 10 Tuesday includes our favorite tips and news stories from around the web.  This week there are some important articles for you to read and information to be aware of, split out into the following categories:   QuickBooks News & Tips: Bookkeeping in Bunny Slippers - An Update for Your Software is Available:  Do You Really Want It Yet? QuickBooks and Beyond - QuickBooks 2011 R8 Has Problems Intuit QuickBooks Support - Resolve Problems after installing QuickBooks 2011/Enterprise 11 R8 Update   Tax News: accountingTODAY - Companies Had to Cope with 270 Tax Changes in Q2   Construction News: Construction Law Blog - Legislative Update for the New York Contractor, Part 1 of 3 Construction Law Blog - Legislative Update for the New York Contractor, Part 2 of…
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Top 10 Tuesday – Tips from Around the Web – 8/09/2011

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Top 10 Tuesday includes our favorite tips and news stories from around the web.  This week there are some important articles for you to read and information to be aware of, split out into the following categories: Construction News: Construction Executive - Analyzing the End of the Stimulus CNNMoney - Aviation workers deal with politics - induced furloughs GREEN Building Law Update - Defense Department LEED Funding to Be Eliminated Business, Social Networking, Customers & Websites BNET - Top 7 Signs Your Employees Think You Are a Jerk Entrepreneur - Seven Ways to Skyrocket your Small Business's  Cash Flow HUFFPOST Business - 3 Bad Small Business Clients and When To Fire Them WebProNews - Should Social Media Censor Offensive Content? HUFFPOST Business - Facebook Firings:  Feds, Managers Navigate "New Territory"…
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Top 10 Tuesday – Tips from Around the Web – 8/02/2011

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Top 10 Tuesday includes our favorite tips and news stories from around the web.  This week there are some important articles for you to read and information to be aware of, split out into the following categories: QuickBooks News & Tips accountingWEB - June 2011 QuickBooks Technical Support Questions & Answers QuickBooks in the Cloud - The Cloud Lets Us Centralize the Information, Distribute the Workload QuickBooks and Beyond - Integrating QuickBooks with ACT! and QBSalesData Tax News IRS Live - The Examination Process for Employment Tax Returns (video - requires Windows Media Player) Construction News Construction Advisor Today - Should Contractors Advocate for Approval of Subcontractors Submittals? Business, Social Networking, Customers & Websites The Unified Tribe - Achieve a "Grade A" Twitter Rating Using Five Easy to Follow Rules…
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Top 10 Tuesday – Tips from Around the Web – 7/26/2011

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Top 10 Tuesday includes our favorite tips and news stories from around the web.  This week there are some important articles for you to read and information to be aware of, split out into the following categories: QuickBooks News QuickBooks and Your Business - What to do When QuickBooks is (Not Responding) Tax News Accounting Today for the WebCPA - IRS Re-examines Unpaid Employment Taxes Construction News Georgia Construction Law Blog by Cobb Law Group - Some bad news for Georgia Lien Claimants! Conklin Roofing Systems - Your Estimate Can Cost You Credibility Architectural Records - AIA Creating Database of Stalled Building Projects Business, Social Networking, Customers & Websites Intuit Small Business Blog - Catch Me If You Can-Style Check Fraud Continues to Plague Small Business Darren Slaughter - Contractor…
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Top 10 Tuesday – Tips from Around the Web – 7/19/2011

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Top 10 Tuesday includes our favorite tips and news stories from around the web.  This week there are some important articles for you to read and information to be aware of. Construction Industry News Birmingham Post - "Suicide bidding" could take more construction firms to the wall BuildingGreen.com - New HVAC Standards Will Be Regional VERITAS Health and Safety Consultants - OSHA's Role in Workplace Safety American Express OPEN - A Guide to Government Contracting Opportunities in Texas Husch Blackwell - OFCCP's regulatory agenda signals increased enforcement efforts Business, Customers, Networking & Website Design RAIN Selling Blog - Selling Consulting "What Do You Do?  - 6 Building Blocks for Communicating Your Value Proposition American Express OPEN - 4 Steps to Better Business Writing SavvyOnline Business Builder - Here's a Powerful…
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Top 10 Tuesday – Tips from Around the Web – 7/5/2011

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Top 10 Tuesday includes our favorite tips and news stories from around the web.  This week there are some important articles for you to read and information to be aware of. Tax News: accountingTODAY for the WebCPA - Temporary FUTA Surtax Expires After 35 Years   QuickBooks News & Tips QuickBooks and Your Business - How-NOT-to Guide for Using QuickBooks Bloomberg - Interview with Brad Smith, Intuit Inc. (video) Muir & Associates - 5 Keys to Job Costing in QuickBooks so You Can Increase Your Profitability (video - Windows Media Player format) QuickBooks & Beyond - QuickBooks 2011 R7 Released   Construction Industry News: Mike Purdy's Public Contracting Blog - Ohio Legislature Reaches Compromise on Multiple Prime Contracts and Prevailing Wage   Business, Customers, Website Design & Networking: American Express…
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Top 10 Tuesday–Tips from Around the Web 6/28/2011

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Top 10 Tuesday includes our favorite tips and news stories from around the web.  This week there are some important articles for you to read and information to be aware of. Tax News: HUFFPOST LOS ANGELES – Taxing Internet Sales – States Seek to Collect Tax Lawyer’s Blog – Tax on Computer Downloads AccountingWeb – 1099 Changes.  Now you see them, now you don’t, now you..     QuickBooks News & Tips: Intuit ProLine News Central – Complete Payroll to be Discontinued on 12/31/2011 QuickBooks and Your Business – What Damages QuickBooks Data? Rebecca Tervo – Mid Year QuickBooks Review QuickBooks in the Cloud – Tips for Selecting a QuickBooks Hosting Provider for Your Business   Business, Customers & Networking: The New York Times Small Business – How Do You…
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Top 10 Tuesday – Tips from Around the Web – 6/21/2011

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Top 10 Tuesday Tips from around the web includes our favorite QuickBooks and business productivity tips from other bloggers around the web.  We hope you’ll find these articles as interesting as we did. Veritas Consulting Safety Services - Free Health Safety Checklists, Templates and Forms for your Business BNET - 7 Things Employees Are Thinking - But Won't Say Construction Law Developments blog - Are You REALLY An Additional Insured on All Subs' Coverage? QuickBooks in the Cloud - Running QuickBooks in the Cloud: Information from those who know Mashable - HOW TO:  Create Custom Twitter Backgrounds Accounting Today for the WebCPA - Selling Your Services?  Think Like a Buyer Inc. Magazine - 3 DIY Facebook Design Services PC Magazine - 100 Essential Tips for Microsoft Office 2010 TFCN -…
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Top 10 Tuesday – Tips from Around the Web – 6/14/2011

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Top 10 Tuesday Tips from around the web includes our favorite QuickBooks and business productivity tips from other bloggers around the web.  We hope you’ll find these articles as interesting as we did. Office Manager Tips Negotiating Better Maintenance Terms Twitter in Less Than 5 Minutes a Day Can QuickBooks Keep Up with Microsoft? Which came first, the Balance Sheet, Profit & Loss, or Statement of Cash Flows? A Hole in the Safety Net CRM Solution Gets High Marks from QuickBooks ProAdvisors Audit:  IRS Erroneously Gave Out $151 Million in Auto Tax Breaks Bad Bosses Taking a RIDE on the next E-Verify Release That's it for this week's Top 10 Tuesday, stop back next week to see what we've come up with.
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Top 10 Tuesday – Tips from Around the Web – 6/7/2011

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Top 10 Tuesday includes our favorite QuickBooks and business productivity tips for around the web.  We hope you'll find these articles as interesting as we did. The Real World:  Tax Tips for Summer Workers Davis-Bacon Rates Set Well Above Market Pay Government Inefficiency Part Zillion:  Tax Dollars Given to Contractors Who Are Delinquent in Taxes The Biggest Time Saving Tip of All How to Close an Open Sales Order in QuickBooks 4  Tips for Improving Your Home Office Environment Giving Credit Where Credit is Due Why is QuickBooks 2008 Not Working Right Anymore? How to Avoid Conflicting Copies in Drop Box Office of Federal Contract Compliance Program Newly Proposed Scheduling Letter That's it for this week, be sure to check back next week to see what other helpful articles we've…
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