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Paying too much for credit card processing? Tips for saving on credit card processing fees…

o Many processors, including Intuit will allow you to get a review and potentially a discount every six to twelve months. Criteria for a discount is often based upon an increase in your processing volume. If it has significantly increased, then ask what can be done and negotiate a better deal. o Use the system…

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Why use QuickBooks Merchant Services?

Intuit QuickBooks Merchant Services is made to work with QuickBooks Accounting software and is fully integrated into the system. It is by far the easiest and most efficient way to accept customer credit card and debit card payments. QuickBooks Payments also allows you to accept payments on Invoices, process ACH Payments and includes eCommerce support,…

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Intuit Payments – Get paid faster

Intuit Payments – Gives you the tools and flexibility to get paid how you want. Take payment by debit, credit, Apple Pay, phone order, or bank transfer. Most consumers these days pay using debt and credit cards for purchasing goods and services. Cash and checks are becoming less and less common in the marketplace. Credit and debit cards…

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How to Install QuickBooks

Need help installing your new QuickBooks Desktop software? This Fiscal Foundations tutorial will assist you in doing so. Once you download QuickBooks Desktop, follow these steps to install it. You can use this video, and article, whether you’re reinstalling or installing QuickBooks for the first time.

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Payroll Feedback

I  am an active member of the Intuit Payroll Council. Being on the council I have the unique opportunity to speak with those in charge of Intuit Payroll and Intuit’s software developers on a regular basis. I welcome any suggestions and constructive feedback on all aspects of any Intuit Payroll product. As a council member,…

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I’ve Hired My First Employee, Now What?

Congratulations! Hiring staff is a big step and a big responsibility. You are now in charge of someone else’s livelihood, which is a daunting thought. Your company is growing, and it isn’t just about you anymore. Hire well. Your employees represent you and your company. Making the right hiring choices can make or break you.…

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What is the difference between Enhanced and Assisted Payroll?

  Intuit Enhanced Payroll and Assisted Payroll are the two versions of Payroll available from Intuit for QuickBooks desktop accounting software versions which include: Pro, Premier and Enterprise. QBO (QuickBooks online) has its own lineup of payroll products which I will cover in another blog. Intuit Enhanced Payroll is an inexpensive payroll solution, providing updated…

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Why Should I use QuickBooks Payroll?

QuickBooks has various payroll solutions that are made to work with QuickBooks accounting software, creating a fully integrated system. Logging into only one system eliminates the need for double entry and reduces errors. QuickBooks Desktop and Online Payroll products are easy to use. However, I do recommend getting help with setup, especially if you offer…

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Journal Entries – What, When, Why and How?

Journal Entries – What, When, Why and How?   QuickBooks®, for ease of use, has a special form for every type of transaction: Check, Bill, Bill-Credit, Invoice, Credit Memo, Sales Receipt, Paycheck, Credit Memo, Credit Card Charge-Credit, Bank Deposit, and Journal Entry. The advantage of using the forms for the various types of transactions is…

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