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Quickbooks Format Changes

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Your clients Quickbooks are changing!

Coming soon to Quickbooks, a change in formatting. Originally, your clients displayed a classic form template. In the next couple of weeks, this will be replaced by the standard form template. However, this will be a simple transition! These two formats are very similar and will be easier for you and your client to display information.


Quickbooks has also taken the chance to redesign the screen layout for a less cluttered look. They have also added some new sales form styles and custimization options. WIth this new update your clients will be able to:  Select from multiple templates with different designsExperiment with various colors within statementsPick from a variety of fontsTo make sure the new form meets your needs, theres are many customization options.
To open your templates, click the Gear icon > Custom Form Styles.  To change the Standard style for all types of forms, click Edit orNew style and then select Invoice, Estimate, Quote or Sales…

What's New: Mobile Time Tracking

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New Improvements this Month!
When using Quickbooks online, you now have the ability to track time more efficiently than ever. Not only does this option have a better look to it, but are now included on your computer and mobile phone. Not only does the mobile option make it easier on employees to report time, but employers to record it. Below, we have displayed both computer and mobile views.


With an update to this option, its goal is to encourage more interaction. Time-tracking employees can enter in time sheets weekly, or by activity. You can also observe summaries for a certain time period as well.

Benefit Alert! Solely time-tracking users are non-billable, so small business owners can add as many time trackers and they need in order to run their business efficiently! 


Have fun time tracking with this new and improved feature! 
For more information, feel free to visit Quickbooks Website @ http://quickbooks.intuit.com/blog/whats-new/revamped-reimagined-time-tracking-in-qbo/


As always.... G…

When to Post on Social Media: Best and Worst Times

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Does your small business have a social media presence?
To expand your presence on social media, it's crucial to be online when your customers are. In order to get the most active viewers per post, schedule when you are sharing the posts you want everyone to see. Audiences differ from site to site, so make sure you know who you are appealing to and when to do it.
Here are the most popular times of day people use the top four social media platforms:



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Expensive Easter? How NOT to Break the Bank This Holiday

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There's no doubt that holidays such as Christmas can put a hole in our wallets, but Easter?

According to the National Retail Federation, American's who have decided to celebrate Easter this year are spending on average $152. This sets and new record and is up 4% from last year.

Not in the mood to drop almost 200 dollars this weekend? Here's some things you may want to avoid to not break the bank, or your holiday spirits this Spring.

#1 Food

Over 87% of Americans celebrating Easter spend a majority of their budget on food. Much of this goes to the classic Easter dinner. Combined $5.8 billion nationally will be spend on food for the home for Easter 2017.

In  order to save some money on feeding your loved ones, it may be cheaper to hold a brunch instead. On average, breakfast/lunch foods do not hurt your wallet as much as a full blown dinner would. Make sure when shopping for ingredients, that you make a list and keep to it. Don't let your kids influence you to buy more desser…

2017 Nevada Bond Rates

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2017 NEVADA BOND RATES What is the Nevada Bond and why do I have to pay?
Nevada received federal loans to pay unemployment insurance benefits. To repay the loans, Nevada issued out bonds. To repay the bonds, all contributory employers, in addition to paying UI taxes, must also pay quarterly bond contributions. (NRS 612.6102-612.6134)  Bonds Issued to Repay Federal Loans.

The State of Nevada has issued special revenue bonds, as provided for in recent legislation SB515, for the purpose of repaying federal loans needed to pay unemployment benefits. An advantage to using bonds to pay for these loans is that Nevada will no longer be a federal unemployment (FUTA) credit reduction state for the 2013 tax year, restoring the full federal credit offset of 5.4%. Additionally, with the loans being repaid, no future interest associated with them will be accruing. Contributory employers subject to Nevada unemployment insurance (UI) taxes will be required to pay a quarterly bond assessment to cover the…

Intuit Quickbooks Introduces Reorder Points

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You now have the ability through Inuit's latest version of Quickbooks to take control of your businesses inventory. 

With the newest update, the most recent Inventory Reorder Point feature lets you set a minimum quantity of a product to keep on-hand at all times. Once the on-hand quantity is at or under the assigned threshold, QuickBooks will notify you to order more stock, as well as easily creating a purchase order to restock those items. This helps you not run out of stock when customers need it the most!

Also, this new feature takes the stress off of counting inventory. With easy to read tables and all your inventory data in one spot, it is a breeze to navigate through cash flows and inventory levels. 

Setting a reorder point

You can create a reorder point when you add new inventory items into QuickBooks. To set it up for an existing item follow the steps below.

1. Click the Gear icon → Products and Services.
2. Find the inventory item in the list.
3. In its Action column, click Edit…

Quickbooks Phishing Scam

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The Better Business Bureauhas given  warning about a new e-mail scam that specifically targets users of Intuit's Quickbooks accounting software. 

An emailwill arrive in your inbox. The subject of this email may be something like "Quickbooks Support: Change Request". According to "Accounting Today", the email is asking for you to confirm that you have changed the name of your business and provides a link to click to reject the request. Once the link is clicked on, it leads to a website that will download malware to your device. Once malware is on your computer, it allows people to look into your computer, take passwords, and breach on other personal information.
Look outfor believable emails as this one, and never click on the links. In order to make sure if it is legitimate or not, check the reply email address or hover over the link to see what web address it will be taking you to. They may try to send you to a familiar sounding link, but look for typos and punc…