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Tips for 1099s in QuickBooks Online

Tips for 1099s in QuickBooks Online

It is time to begin working on those 1099s! The IRS has implemented new rules for us to learn and comply with as if 2020 wasn't crazy enough. To make your transition to the new year easier, we have compiled a list of tips for 1099s in QuickBooks Online. Tip 1 - A...

Financial First Responders

Financial First Responders

How many times have you worried about your business this year? Think about all the concerns, questions, and impossible decisions made this year. We at Accounting Lifeline have been an active part of rescuing clients from the pandemic. We have shared resources with our...

Payroll Made Easy with QuickBooks Online

Payroll Made Easy with QuickBooks Online

QuickBooks Online Payroll is the new Accounting / HR Assistant! There are 3 different types of subscriptions (Core, Premium and Elite) which are the newest additions that launched this month. This feature will help you calculate the totals for payroll as well as pay...

QuickBooks Online Quick Create Button is Moving & New Name too!

QuickBooks Online Quick Create Button is Moving & New Name too!

QuickBooks Online is never far from my thoughts. While out on the Intuit Master Class Road Tour last week I heard some news. I heard, "over the next few weeks, the QBO Quick Create (Plus Sign) will receive a new home and a new name!" My first response was, "Why?" But...

QuickBooks Online Dashboard Tile Advertisements

QuickBooks Online Dashboard Tile Advertisements

This week while working in QBO I was watching the tiles on the QBO Dashboard rotate. Sometimes, more than others, the colorful tiles catch my attention. I have to click on them to see what’s happening. (Perhaps I am just more easily amused than you?) Lists, Lists,...

QuickBooks App Mileage Tracker Has Arrived

QuickBooks App Mileage Tracker Has Arrived

A New QuickBooks App The new QuickBooks App is a Mileage Tracker! It has now arrived for all versions of QuickBooks Online (in the USA). And, as Murph will tell you, in no uncertain terms, you heard it here first... six months ago! Did someone say deductions?  Tax...

QB Connect – San Jose, CA 11/6-8/2019

QB Connect – San Jose, CA 11/6-8/2019

It's hard to believe that QuickBooks Connect is only about a month away! I'm getting excited to see my colleagues and make some new connections. I'll be talking about Becoming an Apps Master: Connecting Apps to the QuickBooks Online Database, for Your Clients so come...

Are Your QBO Chrome Bookmarks Broken?

Are Your QBO Chrome Bookmarks Broken?

QuickBooks Online has updated their URL format. As a result, instead of clicking the saved link to a favorite page and seeing the requested screen many users are getting errors. Luckily, there is a fix!

QuickBooks Expert Talks Work-life Balance

QuickBooks Expert Talks Work-life Balance

As a QuickBooks expert and business owner, I can tell you that managing your work-life balance can be hard. Layer parenting on top of that, and it can feel impossible sometimes. However, last summer, I asked for help in managing this. How do you do it? How do you...

QuickBooks Training – New QBO Contractor W-9 Self Set-up

QuickBooks Training – New QBO Contractor W-9 Self Set-up

QuickBooks training is ongoing, since there is always something new to learn. QuickBooks Online now allows you to invite contractors to securely enter their W-9 information. Intuit rolled out this new feature right before the 2018 1099 season. Any user who has access...

QuickBooks Launches Sales Tax Calculator Site

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 keep track of...

Using QBO Class Preferences for Items

Using QBO Class Preferences for Items

As a consultant, most often my job is to find out 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...