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Sleeter Group announces annual QuickBooks Awesome Add-On winners

The Sleeter Group recently announced its winners of the Awesome QuickBooks Add-ons for 2011. The accolade recognizes software programs, Web-based applications, and services that help enhance QuickBooks by giving users additional tools for managing their businesses.
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Good bookkeeping helps small businesses prepare for quarterly tax payments

Small business owners can benefit by paying taxes quarterly rather than annually. Good planning can help a business owner avoid having to pay a large lump sum when it's time to file the tax return.
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New and improved features are found in QuickBooks 2011

QuickBooks 2011, scheduled to be released on September 27, is filled with plenty of new features and improvements to existing features. QuickBooks ProAdvisor and author Laura Madeira has prepared a whitepaper summarizing the changes to QuickBooks 2011.
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Software vendors 'encourage' laggard upgraders to stay current

In a world of tightening revenues, some software vendors are adopting aggressive approaches to extract additional revenue from existing customers.
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QuickBooks billing tips, tricks, workarounds

There are various tips, tricks and workarounds for handling professional billing using QuickBooks. Following are processes that work best for The Woodard Consulting Group and its clients.
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Intuit innovation shines in gallery tour

Last week, Intuit hosted a unique event: a tour of several of the products it has in the development pipeline. Clearly, Intuit is by no means resting on the laurels of its flagship products, but is continuously working to move ahead and stay on top of innovation and new products for our changing society.
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Preparing for QuickBooks ProAdvisor certification

Intuit provides a referral network for QuickBooks users seeking the help of professional accountants and bookkeepers. In particular, Intuit offers certification as a QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisor and then refers QuickBooks customers who are seeking help to the Certified ProAdvisors.
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Creating financial statements in less time

Intuit Statement Writer in 2010 is equipped with improved features enabling users to present financial statements in compliance with GAAP. By using the Intuit Statement Writer you also will be able to create financial and management reports not possible within the QuickBooks Financial Software.
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Quick list of QuickBooks tips and tricks

There is a plethora of QuickBooks information on the Internet for the curious reader. AccountingWEB has compiled a sampling of tips and tricks designed to make your life a bit easier.
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QuickBooks Tip: Use credit memos, bill credits – not discounts

Customer Discounts (applied on the Receive Payments window) and Vendor Discounts (applied on the Pay Bills window) are effective and efficient ways to discount what your customers owe you and what you owe to your vendors.
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Two Ways to Determine Your Top Customers in QuickBooks, Excel

Given the length of the Great Recession, your top customers today might not be the same folks who were your top customers even a couple months ago. In this article I'll demonstrate two ways that you can determine who your top customers are based on total sales.
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Growing software for a growing enterprise

The market is buzzing with Intuit’s "connected services" approach, extending QuickBooks functionality via the Web. This might appear to be little more than an announcement of additional capabilities. But when you look deeper, you begin to understand what is really happening.
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Employment tool designed for accountants: Intuit’s Accountant Work Exchange

Accountants with specialized skills, who may be looking for additional work or a new job, and firms looking for highly qualified help, now can connect through Intuit’s employment tool, the Accountant Work Exchange.
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Services added to QuickBooks ProAdvisor Program

New services have been added to the Intuit QuickBooks ProAdvisor Program designed to make it faster and easier for certified and non-certified ProAdvisors to benefit from the program by gaining more access to prospective clients online.
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Sales/Tax by shipping state in Excel – The power of pivot tables, Part 1

This is the first of two articles wherein Chuck Vigeant demonstrates several ways of approaching Sales and Tax by Shipping State within Excel – one without a pivot table, and one with a pivot table.
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Sales/Tax by shipping state in Excel – The power of pivot tables, Part 2

This is the second of two articles wherein Chuck Vigeant explores the ability to generate a Sales by Shipping State report in Excel.
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Lesser known QuickBooks shortcuts, Part II

Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor Esther Friedberg Karp shares some of her favorite tips for getting the most out of QuickBooks.

Saving QuickBooks clients from themselves: Set up Draw as an Other Expense

Do you work with a Sole Proprietor or S-Corp? Has your client ever been confused by having to pay taxes on a large profit, when there is no money in the bank? Sometimes we have to help save clients from themselves.
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QuickBooks at tax time: Cleaning up your client's QuickBooks data

Though QuickBooks is very easy to use, our clients often create numerous setup and data entry errors that we have to troubleshoot. This troubleshooting often coincides with tax time.

Banking payroll hours: The ATM approach for QuickBooks

Employers will occasionally allow employees to bank extra hours worked and will then pay the banked hours at a later date. For QuickBooks payroll users, there is a simple workaround that can address the issue of tracking banked hours.

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