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 […]
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If your farm or ranch is a sole proprietorship, how do you handle personal transactions, business transactions, and split transactions? This is a common question so I thought I’d address it. First and foremost, please consider getting a separate business bank account for your farm and ranch transactions. Keeping a separate personal and business account […]
If you use Thunderbird for your email software, this article will describe how to get your address book file saved to a jump drive. You’ll need to do that either when you move your email to another computer or you want to back up your address book. Doing that on occasion is a very good […]
“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 […]
This is a fun topic for once! Normally, when I talk about backing up files, I’m struggling to think of the best of the bad alternatives. CDs and DVDs are a pain but cheap and easy to store offsite. External hard drives are easier but not cheap and most of us don’t want to scatter […]