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5 questions about annual meeting minutes answered

We have a lot of clients ask us about Annual Meeting Minutes, therefore we have compiled the top five Q&A's for all of our valued clients.   If you have any further questions or need further assistance, please do not hesitate to reach out to us directly...

What is a KPI? Here’s Your Answer!

Depending on where you look, the meaning of KPI – short for Key Performance Indicator – will be defined a little differently by everyone. This typically causes confusion among business professionals, which can hinder a company’s success.   KPIs are used by businesses to track progress, but...

QuickBooks Online – New Features

You said it, we listened and Intuit took action! If your an existing QuickBooks Online customer, this will only add value to the application you already use. If you're using desktop or another software solution altogether and haven't considered QBO in the past due to...

Employment Compliance

Employment Compliance Your payroll is up and running but don’t forget to take care of the following federal and state requirements!   New Hire / Employment Forms Before you pay an employee and/or prior to their 1st day of work, you’ll need to gather the following, completed information from...

Get Ready for 2016: QuickBooks Can Help

We’ll be ringing in the New Year soon. Will you have wrapped up your 2015 finances by then? There’s something very satisfying about turning our calendars to January. It always feels like a fresh start. We resolve to develop new, better ways of using our work...

QuickBooks Reminders Prevent Problems

Preserve your relationships with customers, vendors, and others by setting up reminders in QuickBooks. How many calendars do you maintain? Many businesspeople have more than one. Maybe you use a web-based or desktop application like Google Calendar or Outlook for meetings, task deadlines, travel dates, etc....

Accounting for Time in QuickBooks

If you sell services to your customers, you'll need to understand how to use QuickBooks' time-tracking features. Small businesses that sell products have to do a constant balancing act. Keep too much inventory on hand, and you're sitting on potential profits. If you don't order enough...