Several years ago we ran two separate consulting companies – one for production agricultural clients and one for the rest. We have streamlined into this one company. That made things easier administratively but that company had an established website and we hadn’t gotten around to a site for this company until recently. To fix that […]
QuickBooks is work! It's also very, very full-featured software. That means, for real people, that it's possible to use it at the most basic level and get by. However, there are features you can add to your skill set that will make you more efficient. That's what we try to do here.
Please understand that some of these tips are specific to production agriculture companies. Farmers and Ranchers will always be the foundation of our QuickBooks practice.
We hear a lot these days about online accounting options. You know . . . you can do your books with your smart phone while you are crawling under someone’s house looking at their plumbing. Obviously, that’s the best thing ever, right? Ok, that was sarcastic but it is a stupid TV commercial. And besides, […]
This is my favorite little QuickBooks tip! Why? Because it is easy, it is very useful to every QuickBooks user, and because a lot of experienced users don’t know it. QuickBooks has a little calculator built into all the transaction screens. It’s right where you need it – in any of the amount fields. Just […]
Should you upgrade your home business or small business computers to Windows 10? Maybe, maybe not. There are lots of things to consider. Read on to find out some of what I think you should consider before you click that button.
“How do I handle payments to credits cards in QuickBooks? We hear that question frequently, so I thought I’d go ahead and answer it here. The problem is, like so many computer-related questions, the answer is that it depends. We recommend different approaches to handling credit cards in QuickBooks depending on the a few factors. […]
Different accountants have different reports they like to see, so this is just a general guideline. It would be best to find out exactly what reports they want. If that doesn’t happen, here’s a fallback position. You can find Reports either by bringing up the Report Center or by using the Report menu at the […]
If you want to update your QuickBooks manually, you can. When you first install QuickBooks, you should do this before you do anything else. While most people choose to set their QB to update automatically, some of us with satellite internet connections have to control our bandwidth and choose to do manual installs of updates. […]
If you have a bank account you used to use and have closed or a loan account you have paid off, those accounts won’t show up on the Balance Sheet when you pull it up. That’s frustrating when you want to see the activity in that account. How can you find those transactions? There are […]