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It's time accountants got some stimulus money

Accounting professionals and their clients now have more ways to save money and save time through a new program introduced by Intuit Inc. Through its new Power to Get More Done initiative, Intuit is offering significant savings on several of its productivity products and services, $100,000 in stimulus grants for accounting and tax firms, and new training tools to help firms increase productivity and generate growth."The accounting and tax profession is not insulated from the economy.

Five QuickBooks Myths

It's no secret that small business owners, by and large, love to hate QuickBooks. While 80 percent of small businesses use QuickBooks over any other bookkeeping software, at any given moment many of those same business owners find themselves at their wit's end when trying to close out a year's worth of data. Frazzled, frustrated, and angry, they declare the problem to be QuickBooks itself.As someone that has been involved in small business bookkeeping for some time, I can see why people say the things they do.

Intuit Payroll and The Hartford simplify workers' comp premium payments

It just got easier and more efficient for small business employers to pay their workers' compensation insurance premiums and manage their cash flow. Intuit Inc. and The Hartford have entered into a strategic alliance to offer The Hartford's XactPAY Web workers' compensation premium payment service to Intuit Payroll's more than one million customers free of charge. And, they will market Intuit Payroll, designed to help small businesses quickly, easily and confidently set up and manage payroll, to the customers of The Hartford's small business commercial agents.
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Intuit announces free virtual conference for accounting professionals

The first Intuit Academy Virtual Conference is a two-day virtual tradeshow dedicated to educating tax and accounting professionals on more than 15 products and services from the comfort of their homes or offices. Similar to an in-person tradeshow, Intuit Academy Virtual Conference attendees will be able to log-on and interact with Intuit product experts at the booths, talk to their peers as well as a panel of industry experts, and participate in informational webinars.

Qvinci: A unique 3rd party QuickBooks solution for Pro Advisors

Qvinci Software offers strategic partnership to QuickBooks ProAdvisors through a new third party QuickBooks software solution. This solution is Qvinci, an intelligent dashboard with early warning and forward looking tools which provides recurring revenue and increased client value for ProAdvisors. Qvinci adds unique capabilities to the consulting practice of a ProAdvisor. Clients are able to visualize their company's financial health through the services of the ProAdvisor like never before.
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Staples stores offer QuickBooks 2009 for free for one day only

Intuit and Staples are running a very special deal for small business owners. For one day only, QuickBooks Pro 2009 will be free at all Staples stores. Intuit wants to help small businesses through tough economic times. The regular price at Staples is $199.99. The customer will receive $40 in instant savings. The customer at the store will receive a $159.99 mail-in rebate form. When the customer mails in the rebate form they will receive, some weeks later, a rebate for $159.99.

Dealing with QuickBooks problems: H101, H202, H303, H505

If you open a QuickBooks file in multi-user mode you get this message: You are trying to work with a company file that is located on another computer, and this copy of QuickBooks cannot reach the server on that computer. (H202); or You are trying to work with a company file that is located on another computer, and that computer needs additional installation and setup. (H101, H303 and H505) The causes of QuickBooks errors (QuickBooks problems) H101, H202, H303 and H505 are: Hosting configuration settings are wrong.

Client Data Review: Year end productivity boost

Get Ready for Year End. Accountants who have explored the QuickBooks Client Data Review Center tell us it will produce huge improvements in productivity. (The feature is available to you in the QuickBooks Premier Accountant Edition 2009, and to clients using QuickBooks Pro and Premier 2009. It is also available in QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions 9.0.)For example, take Bookkeeper Brenda Ellis. "This feature is such a HUGE timesaver and I plan to use it regularly," she says.

Manufacturing software white paper available

QuickBooks Advisors who have manufacturing customers, or who are contemplating doing business with manufacturing customers, would be well-served in getting the white paper, An Accountant's Guide to Choosing the Right Manufacturing Software.
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Use add-ons to expand QuickBooks and add to your bottom line

Although QuickBooks is the top choice of accounting software for small businesses, users often discover that the software can't meet all of their financial or business-management needs.
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Sleeter Group honors seven technologies as Awesome Add-Ons

The Sleeter Group network of QuickBooks consultants has announced its selections for the "2009 Awesome Add-ons for QuickBooks." The Sleeter Group presents the awards annually to recognize technologies that help enhance the functionality of the QuickBooks business management software.
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BigTime wins top award from the Sleeter Group of QuickBooks professionals

BigTime, a web-based time and billing system for small businesses, has been selected to receive this year's "Awesome Add-On" award by the Sleeter Group, the nation's largest community of QuickBooks professionals. BigTime is the flagship product for Edison's Attic in Chicago."We continually study the marketplace of add-on solutions," said Doug Sleeter, founder of The Sleeter Group. "BigTime was chosen this year as one of the best add-ons because of its superior integration with QuickBooks, its overall design, outstanding features, and ease of implementation," he added.

Intuit free seminar provides new features and CPE for accounting professionals

Do you need CPE credits? Do you also need to know what is new from Intuit, the makers of QuickBooks and Lacerte?If your answers are yes, then this event might be just what you're looking for.
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QuickBooks 2009 splashes on the scene with plenty of new features

By David Ringstrom, CPAQuickBooks 2009 is now available, and includes a number of long-wished for features: 
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Intuit announces QuickBooks features available on BlackBerry and iPhone

Intuit has announced that customers using the company's online version of QuickBooks accounting software can now access their accounts on their BlackBerry and their iPhone. Information Week reports that the application has an optimized interface for the mobile screen and customers can access it through a smartphone's mobile browser. Mobile users can check current bank and credit card balances, track who owes them money and who they owe, find vendor and contact information with addresses via Google Maps, and run QuickBooks balance sheets and profit and loss reports.
Education & Careers

QuickBooks students get free software trial

The Sleeter Group has announced that a trial version of QuickBooks software will be included with the company's three college textbooks. Students taking courses in QuickBooks are often required to pay hundreds of dollars for a fully-functional version of QuickBooks.
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IAC University offers QuickBooks training online

IAC Professionals, a global Virtual Assisting company, has launched its new interactive training site, IAC University.IAC University is a new learning resource for professionals who are looking for training in accounting and Intuit QuickBooks software. IAC University is currently offering three methods for delivery of the training sessions; Web based classrooms, live group classes, and one-on-one training.
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Intuit hits 50,000-member milestone with QuickBooks ProAdvisor program

Intuit Inc. has announced that more than 50,000 accountants, CPAs, and independent business consultants are now members of its QuickBooks ProAdvisor Program. The program provides crucial training, software, technical support, and other resources to help tax and accounting practitioners grow their practices and support clients using QuickBooks financial software.According to Intuit, the success of the program results from its ability to continually expand as the needs of its members' businesses evolve.
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Intuit shows off new products at first annual accountants' conference

Accountants and QuickBooks ProAdvisors have converged this week at Intuit Inc.'s first annual Accounting Professionals User Conference to examine the issues that currently threaten their ability to work productively across their most critical tasks. Most attendees seemed pleased with the class offerings and quality of instruction. Debra Kilsheimer of Behind The Scenes Financial Services in Port Orange, FL, was glad she attended the conference. "I always like to learn more," she said. Kilsheimer works with her husband and is considering expanding their business.
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Here comes QuickBooks 2008

Intuit Inc. has released its new line of QuickBooks 2008 products and services. According to Intuit, the 2008 version of the nation's best-selling small business financial software focuses on ease-of-use improvements for important day-to-day tasks, as well as connecting in new ways with new applications. Other new features extend the power of QuickBooks beyond accounting by integrating with new online services and industry-leading applications.

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