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How to start your new business with QuickBooks®

QuickBooks® is the most valuable tool you’ll purchase to help you build a successful business. As a business owner, you must know how your business is performing on a daily business. Managing cash flow is the major challenge of a new business; and QuickBooks® will help you stay on top of it and make smart…

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How Long Should I Keep Paper Documents?

Just because you have entered your data into QuickBooks, doesn’t mean you can throw away the paper copies.  You are obligated to keep them.  It’s important to know how long you should keep your paper documents. Here’s a great website with a complete list of documents and how long they should be kept.

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What you should know about IT Support and QuickBooks

Our recommendations for common problems you may experience! Illogical or erratic behavior in QuickBooks® The good news about QuickBooks is that it is a very reliable software that rarely has technical problems which it cannot repair itself. If you experience any illogical or erratic behavior in your software, immediately click on the File menu –…

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Does Your Website Integrate with QuickBooks?

While most E-Commerce website hosting companies claim that they fully integrate with QuickBooks, many of these same companies provide very limited help regarding the proper setup and mapping of your sales information to make sure that it is recorded accurately in QuickBooks. In fact, just recently I worked with a client who imported his QuickBooks…

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The Cheat Sheet for Debits and Credits

The “Cheat Sheet” for Debits and Credits by Linda Logan, Partner/President/Founder of Fiscal Foundations LLC Asset accounts have debit balances. Debits increase Asset accounts. Credits decrease Asset accounts. Liability accounts have credit balances. Credits increase Liability Accounts. Debits decrease Liability Accounts. Equity accounts have credit balances. Credits increase Equity Accounts. Debits decrease Equity Accounts. Income…

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Schedule a Free QuickBooks Workshop for Your Clients or Members

Banks, Payroll Services, CPA Firms, Chambers of Commerce, Professional Organizations, Meetup Groups, Networking Groups, other small business service providers…       SCORE QuickBooks Workshop IF YOU THINK YOUR GROUP OF CLIENTS/MEMBERS WOULD BENEFIT FROM AN INTRODUCTION TO QUICKBOOKS AND LEARNING HOW IT CAN HELP THEM GROW THEIR BUSINESSES, READ ABOUT THE DETAILS BELOW AND…

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How QuickBooks Supports the One Page Business Plan

-Take your business to the next level By Linda Logan, President, Fiscal Foundations, LLC Our mission at Fiscal Foundations is to improve the success and success rate of small businesses everywhere. We’re a small business too, and that is our personal mission too—to constantly improve our business and our success. Why? Small business is at…

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QuickBooks help at your fingertips

Amazon.com Widgets When you have a quick question or need to enter a new type of transaction, pull a good reference book off the shelf. No need to spend time on hold waiting for tech support! Here is a sample of what’s available. I teach a 2 day, hands-on QuickBooksTM course at the Science Museum…

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Tis The Season! Tax Season, That Is!

 It’s not too early to schedule your year-end review! Talk with your Fiscal Accounting Consultant about the steps involved and scheduling your appointments in advance. We usually add a number of new clients at year-end and our schedules can fill up quickly. We want to make sure our current clients’ work is handled in a…

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