Showing posts from January, 2018

What to Know Before Choosing a Bookkeeper

Five Things to Look for in a New Remote Bookkeeper * It’s hard enough hiring the right person for your bookkeeping needs when you had a stack of 100 resumes to review. Now you’ve got people spread out across the globe vying for your attention through email marketing, websites, social media…the list goes on. And it’s entirely true that when it comes to the physical tasks of bookkeeping, geography doesn’t matter much anymore. So with that said, how do you make the right choice in selecting a remote bookkeeper for your small business? To help you navigate, here are a few criteria to consider… Location, Location, Location This sounds strange, right? Remote, by definition, means not nearby. But hear me out, in this case, it’s not so much where your potential bookkeeper lives, but when they lived. Take into account time zones when deciding on a new bookkeeper. If you know you’ll need to talk on the phone, or are likely to request any given morning on short notice, will they be ava

New Year, new way to view your mail!

New Year, new way to view your mail! Are you often checking your mailbox only to be disappointed? Now, you can save yourself a trip by using USPS Informed Delivery® This feature, found on USPS website at allows you to digitally preview your mail and/or packages before they arrive to your home. Informed Delivery allows you to preview the size of your mail, see who they are coming from and where they are in their journey from the post office, to you, all in one place! You can also provide instructions on where you want the package or reschedule your delivery if you are not home. However, not all areas of the country qualify for this service, confirm with your zip code using the link above before you begin. Once approved, you will be asked to create an account, verify your identity and have the ability to receive notifications. View your mail anytime, anywhere on any smart device for no additional cost! Got a

Changes to Nevada Quarterly Bonds

Nevada Quarterly Bond Assessments Eliminated as of 10/01/2017 As of the fourth quarter in 2017, The Nevada SUI quarterly bond assessment has been terminated. However, the SUI average rate has stayed the same going into 2018. According to a representative from the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR) the department anticipates that it has repaid it’s outstanding bond balance completely. Therefore, the Department had decided that the third quarter of 2017 is the last period that employers will pay the bond assessment. Starting the fourth quarter of 2017, employers will not surrender a bond assessment return or pay the bond assessment. As an employer, you should be receiving notice of the elimination of the bond assessment by mail before the fourth quarter SUI tax return. Information for this blog was accumulated from Ernst & Youngs Newsletter. For more information, please visit their website at


New Tax Tables! As of 2018, The International Revenue Service (IRS) has established new income-tax withholding tables to accommodate for the 1.5 trillion dollar tax overhaul. This updated version has been the first major rewrite in 30 years. If you are not familiar with this newly passed tax cut, it provides large cuts to corporations and the wealthy while giving mild cuts to middle and lower class. For the latest news on these tax cuts and information for this blog provided by: Below includes the table for Percentage Method for Income Tax withholding for wages paid in 2018. For tips on how to interpret these tables visit: For all your Quickbooks needs, call the Quickbooks gal!