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    New QBO Contractor W-9 Self Set-up

    QuickBooks Online now allows you to invite contractors to securely enter their W-9 information. Right before the 2018 1099 season, Intuit rolled out this new feature. The W-9 contractor self set-up is initiated from inside QBO by any user who has access to vendors, including accountant users.   Read More +

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    QuickBooks Launches Sales Tax Calculator Site

    Recently, QuickBooks launched a new Sales Tax Calculator landing page. With nearly 11,000 local sales tax jurisdictions in the U.S., the goal of the new landing page is to help small businesses see how the different sales tax affects their business and keeps tracks of all the changing laws so SMBs don’t have to.Intuit's new calculator takes the guess work out of figuring out sales tax, with Intuit automatically doing the math for small businesses on thousands of state, city, ...  Read More +

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    Using QBO Class Preferences for Items

    As a consultant, most often my job is to find how small businesses can gain more. More insight, more profit, more streamlined processes. And of course, I love it when my advice truly impacts my clients' lives and operations.Last Spring, QBO inventory added several features to aid in a more robust internal system.   Read More +

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    Using the Golden Circle to Determine the Best Apps for Your Business

    While in London... oh goodness, anything that follows that phrase must be fantastic! And it was!   Read More +

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    QBO Balance Sheet with Classes

    Recently, I have heard several times that users are not able to create the Balance Sheet by Classes in QuickBooks Online. The great news for these people is… YES you can!The bigger question might be why would you want to? There can actually be several reasons; for example, Not for Profit Organizations, and other 'fund' tracking organizations, may need to reflect their assets by class including inventory, or even liabilities like deposits or down payments which must be tracked on a...  Read More +

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    Have Sick Days Become Unnecessary?

    Have Sick Days Become Unnecessary?No! Sick days are still most definitely necessary and here's why. If you are like most people, being sick isn't a common issue.   Read More +

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    Surprising Changes to QBO Reconciliation

    Bank reconciliations can be such a chore. Thankfully, 'Bank Feeds' improved the pain level, but just a few dollar differences can seemingly take forever to find if your account has what amounts to a gazillion transactions. Now, there are two new improvements to the reconciliation experience that add convenience and accuracy to really help when it comes to reconciling some date sensitive transactions.You may not have seen these enhancements because not everyone using QBO has gotten them yet.   Read More +

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    The New QBO Connect to PayPal App

    Intuit has been developing a new API that includes a 'rest' workflow alternative. Murph actually wrote about QuickBooks Development Future-API V4 as part of his coverage of last year's QuickBooks Connect. That was a fairly informative, but mostly generic article.   Read More +

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    QBO Bank Feed Video Game - 'Just Kidding'

    Yes, I am just kidding when I called this article QBO Bank Feed Video Game. In fact Murph edited the rough draft of my title to insert the 'just kidding' so everyone would know without opening the story.  But really, I think QBO Bank Feeds are just about as much fun as a video game, and perhaps even more addictive. I wonder if Intuit really intended for Bank Feeds to make importing your income and expenses to know your real bank balance so easy that it has become super fun?   Read More +

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    Text QBO Invoices Using the New Android App

    In June, Google released 'Messages for Web' which are similar to the Apple iPhone iMessage for Mac. The App allows you to create and respond to text directly from your computer. Maybe you are wondering why this is so exciting?  Over the years I have had a few clients who used texting as their primary mode of communication and these clients were slow to respond to emails.   Read More +

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    Two Amazing New QBO Reports

    Are you ready to be excited? Intuit has created two excellent reports for QBO. They are both intelligent and perceptive.   Read More +

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    Five 5-Second Quick and Easy QBO Tips

    Now that 1099 and W-2 season is wrapping up, I'm worn-out. So, instead of the normal QBO Monday Minute, I'm giving you five 5-second tips and tricks. In other words, not a 'minute', only 25-seconds worth in this edition.Check out these great tips here.   Read More +

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    Feel the QBO love!

    In our house we call Valentine’s day LOVE day. As a mom of three kids it’s my duty to hug on, remind them why they are special and embarrass them with heart shaped sandwiches for school lunches.Follow the link to read more:   Read More +

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    More Unachievable Goals

    It's officially 2019!! It’s that time of the year to start fresh, pick out things you want to improve this year and most importantly make some more unachievable goals. Woohoo!!   Read More +

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    My 10 Favorite Apps: Week 1 – ChronoBooks

    Typically, my articles cover what’s new or tips for QuickBooks Online. This series looks at 10 of my favorite apps. Each week, for the next 10 weeks, I show you why I love what I love.Why apps?QuickBooks Online is designed with app connectivity in mind.   Read More +

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