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Archive for January 2016

What You Should Know About the QBO Mobile App

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The QBO mobile app lacks some features found in the browser-based version, but it provides mobile access to tools you may want on the road. First, it’s free (except for your mobile data plan costs). Second, it’s good. And the QBO mobile app offers more functionality than you might expect. Available for iOS and Android smartphones and…

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What to Keep and What to Toss

What to Keep and What to Toss

Paperwork: Keep It or Shred It? Confused about managing paperwork? Here are some tips that will help you keep what’s important and toss what you no longer need. 1. Tax records. Keep tax records for at least seven years. Tax records include copies of income tax returns, documents supporting your reported income and deductions (W-2s,…

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Are You Aware Of Your Healthcare Reporting Requirements?

Healthcare Reporting Requirements

If you’re an applicable large employer, there may be healthcare reporting requirements that will impact your business. You may be required to file a new tax form this month. Form 1095-C, Employer-Provided Health Insurance Offer and Coverage, is required for each full-time employee. The form discloses information on the group health insurance coverage you provide.…

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Using QBO’s Accounts Receivable Reports

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With the holidays and year-end over, you can turn your attention to catching up with your customers. It would be nice if we could neatly wrap up every accounting month or quarter or year neatly, with all of our transactions completed. All current bills and invoices would be paid, physical inventory counts would match the…

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Highlight these Tax Dates in Your 2016 Calendar

Highlight These Tax Dates in Your 2016 Calendar

Grab your fluorescent highlighters and pick a color that you like. It’s time to mark important tax dates on your 2016 calendar! January 15 – Due date for the fourth and final installment of 2015 estimated tax for individuals (unless you file your 2015 return and pay any balance due by February 1). February 1…

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Moving the Needle Toward Profitability In Your Business

Moving the Needle Toward Profitability In Your Business

On this first day of the year, we want to discuss first of two critical components that can really help you move the needle toward profitability in your business. Products (The Items or or Services You Sell) People (The Staff You Employ and the Clients You Serve) Why are we talking about products and services? Because they…

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