The Efficient way to accept Credit Cards

The Efficient way to accept Credit Cards when you use QuickBooks o Intuit Merchant Services records can be downloaded into QuickBooks using a simple command: ‘Make Merchant Services Deposits’. You’ll find this on the Banking drop-down menu. This records not only the deposit, but also the fees; saving data entry time and eliminating human error.…

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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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Introducing Strategic Business Services


Linda and I are thrilled to announce the introduction and roll-out of Fiscal Foundations Strategic Business Services (SBS).  This is a new division of Fiscal Foundations.  As you know, all of us at FF are committed to helping small businesses and non profit organizations succeed – and we do this by ensuring that our clients have…

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MN Unemployment Audit – 1099 Independent Contractors

Just went thru another Minnesota Unemployment audit with a client. Ugh. No one wants to see the audit letter or the auditor. This auditor gave me hope by giving me explanations in plain language on how to treat 1099 independent contractors. No matter what the “contractor” is trying to convince you of. A true 1099…

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Receipt Printer Can Save Time, Money and Space


Using QuickBooks Pro, Premier, Enterprise or POS provides you with the opportunity to use a receipt printer for the smaller professional looking receipts to hand to a customer upon receiving payment. TIME: This is a great option for the retailer to provide the customer with a professional receipt with all the details. It also makes…

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