What’s up with QuickBooks?

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Intuit Corporation’s QuickBooks product is easily the most popular small business accounting platform in the nation. This popularity carries through to my law firm market niche where most use some type of QuickBooks platform to connect various components of financial management. Most of these users are converting from older desktop software to more modern hosted […]

QuickBooks Online for law firms

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Intuit corporation will release record high earnings this week that surpass stock market analysts’ expectations. The driving force is the success of QuickBooks Online, a product used by almost 4 million small businesses. The number of businesses subscribing to QuickBooks Online is growing quickly as businesses move from the desktop version, just as management predicted. […]

Platinum Level QuickBoooks ProAdvisor

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Did you see the episode of ABC sitcom “Modern Family” where Jay and the family visit Mandalay Bay? In the story line, Jay learns there is an even better high level accommodation than the resort penthouse suite he booked so he becomes obsessed with trying to upgrade, only to learn that there are still higher levels […]

QuickBooks Self-employed revisited

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This month I took a fresh look at QuickBooks Self-employed version. As much as I want to endorse and offer this platform for self-employed individuals, I can not. The simple reason is that Intuit does not support this product under the same platform as other QuickBooks products. I find the support to be inefficient, unprofessional […]

Accepting QuickBooks invitation to online accountant

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Some blog post I write just for me, so that I’ll remember next time the situation comes up. If this helps another accountant, great. This is a workaround to a overly sensitive security issue that’s caught me a few times. A prospective client sends the accountant invitation through QuickBooks Online. (If you are not an […]

One QuickBooks Online account for multiple small businesses

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A client wants to upgrade his bookkeeping system to QuickBooks Online but was resistant to opening a separate QuickBooks account for each of his small companies. Through a fast screen share, I was able to show him how I use my own QuickBooks account to run several businesses that each report to a separate tax […]

How to upgrade your small business payroll in 3 easy steps

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How to upgrade your small business payroll in 3 easy steps: Download and sign service agreement from tonynovak.com/payroll. If you have prior payroll this year, get a copy of the Year-To-Date reports. Upload these to the secure portal here. THAT’S IT! We’ll take it from there. At lease one phone call will be necessary to […]

Standard basic pricing for QuickBooks Online

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2019 update: Intuit corporation announced retail rate increases for its QuickBooks products. The rates in this article are now out-of-date. Rates remain the same (for now) for subscriptions contracted through a ProAdvisor but may increase in the future. Once a subscription is started, the rate is ‘locked in’ for the life of the account. This […]

Quickbooks pricing revisited

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I can save businesses $500+. But should I? Quickbooks remains by far the most popular small business accounting platform capturing about 4 in 5 businesses in this market. The services I most commonly work with – accounting, taxes, banking services, financial planning, payroll and benefits – often stem from this core accounting system. Over the […]

3 steps to perfect small business bookkeeping

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Small business bookkeeping in a perfect world would involve three steps: STEP 1: Enter transactions as they occur by the person actually making the transaction. For example, you stop to buy gasoline. You snap a photo of the receipt on your cell phone and enter the transaction on your mobile phone accounting app. Later you […]