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Sep 16, 2021
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Automation is Everywhere: Can QuickBooks Online Help Lighten Your Workload?

Interested in reducing your workload? Business automation software, like QuickBooks Online, can help.
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How To Avoid A Not-So-Pleasant Tax Season Surprise

Don't let routine bookkeeping responsibilities result in an unexpected (and negative) tax season surprise.
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Mar 26, 2021
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Struggles In The Accounting Department: How To Avoid Future Accounts Payable Challenges

Looking for an excellent cloud-based accounting software solution? We've got a few ideas ...
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Sep 22, 2020
Events

Leaping Into The Cloud With QuickBooks Online

No, it's not magic ... it's QuickBooks Online. Attend this webinar to learn how to use it!
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QuickBooks For Businesses Looking For a Boost

Which version of QuickBooks is better for your business? Find out now!
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Sep 11, 2019
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Ready To Take Your Business’s Bookkeeping Online?

Was it love at first installation? No. But QuickBooks Online has redeemed itself.
 
Jun 10, 2019
Podcast

episode 188 – zen and the art of bookkeeping

Check out this episode of unsuitable on Rea Radio to hear QuickBooks and bookkeeping expert, Amy Smith, discuss the importance of accurate reporting and having a process in place at your business.
 
Jun 10, 2019
Podcast

episode 188 – transcript

Read the "official transcript" of episode 188 of unsuitable on Rea Radio to learn about the importance QuickBooks and accurate bookkeeping reporting from expert, Amy Smith.
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May 28, 2019
Blog

Save Money, Enhance Value With Outsourced Accounting

Hiring an accountant is a huge commitment and can be quite costly. Read one to find out why more business owners are choosing to forego the hiring process in favor of outsourcing the job to a qualified accounting service specialists.
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The IRS Wants More From Nonprofits

The IRS Notice for Parking Expense for Qualified Transportation Fringes under Section 274(a)(4) and Section 512(a)(7) cause nonprofits to reevaluate their standing and prepare for the regulatory changes.
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Apr 30, 2019
Blog

Technology’s Time To Shine

Technological advancements continue to change the way business owners play the game.
Author
Apr 18, 2019
Blog

Better Inventory Management Solutions Do Exist

Looking for software to help you manage your inventory better? You might be looking for QuickBooks Enterprise for Manufacturing and Wholesale with Advanced Inventory.
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Apr 17, 2019
Blog

Sidestep Disaster When You Backup Your QuickBooks Company File

These QuickBooks® tips will help you get more from your software. Read on to learn how to customize your reports and backup your company file.
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Feb 25, 2019
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Embrace Software Applications To Enhance Your Accounting

Looking for a way to manage your Ohio business's accounting while burying your feet in the sand on a beach in Florida? Here's a thought!
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Feb 21, 2019
Blog

A K-I-S-S For YOU!

Psst.... want to know the secret of maintaining better books in your business?
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Jan 18, 2019
Blog

How Will You Become A Better Bookkeeper?

Looking for goals that will make your life easier while driving real results? This year, let's focus on bookkeeping!
 
Nov 6, 2018
Podcast

episode 158 – transcript

Rea's bookkeeping genius, Amy Smith, joins unsuitable on Rea Radio to talk about the importance of good bookkeeping and how to take advantage of QuickBooks software.
 
Nov 6, 2018
Podcast

episode 158 – what to do when it’s november (and your books are still a mess)

Listen to this episode of unsuitable on Rea Radio to hear Amy Smith discuss the importance of good bookkeeping and how you should be using QuickBooks software.
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Oct 26, 2018
Blog

Want To Win Tax Season?

Time is running out to make some solid tax strategic moves in 2018. But where there is a will, there is a way. Are you willing to make some improvements to your business?
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Sep 27, 2018
Blog

Payroll Diversion: The Latest in Cybercrimes

The FBI says cybercriminals are zeroing in on your employee's payroll accounts. Keep reading to find out how to protect them and your business.
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Aug 31, 2018
Blog

What Free Time?

There is valuable technology out there that will help you gain more flexibility with your work and make it easier to collaborate with your accountant.
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Jul 23, 2018
Blog

New Tax Rules Will Hit Nonprofits Hard

Nonprofit leaders should take note of the changes ushered in by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and how the new tax rules will impact their organizations. Read on to learn more.
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Jul 19, 2018
Blog

Regular Reconciliation Aides In Fraud Protection

Stop looking at your bank reconciliation responsibility as a chore and start thinking about it as a monumental money-saving opportunity. Read on to find out why.
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Jun 29, 2018
Blog

QuickBooks: Not Just A One-Trick Pony

Think QuickBooks is just for accounting? Think again!
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Jun 26, 2018
Blog

The View Looks Great From Up Here

The recent Scaling New Heights conference left Amy Smith more than just a little excited for the future of the accounting industry. Read on to find out why.
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May 25, 2018
Blog

QuickBooks® Updates Discontinuation Policy, Upgrade Information

After May 31, 2018, services for QuickBooks Desktop 2015 will be discontinued. Find out what that means to you.
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May 25, 2018
Blog

Gotta Pay Those Bills

Managing your company's cash flow is vital, which is why it's so important to properly add your vendors to QuickBooks. Read on to learn how.
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May 17, 2018
Blog

Changes Coming For The Ohio Business Gateway

The Ohio Business Gateway is undergoing some changes on May 21, 2018. Read on to learn more about the changes and what they mean for you.
 
May 15, 2018
Podcast

episode 133- the value of good bookkeeping for business owners

Discover more about the importance of a business's bookkeeping and how computer programs can make your life much easier.
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May 11, 2018
Blog

Payroll Mate® | A Different Payroll Solution That Works With QuickBooks™

What are you doing to ensure that you have the correct payroll procedures in place to ensure that you can always take care of them ... especially if traditional solutions don't work for your unique situation?
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Apr 26, 2018
Blog

Taxes Are Done, It’s Time To Close The Books On Another Year

Did you know that there is a better, more secure way of closing out your books? It's true! And this article will show you how.
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Mar 30, 2018
Blog

Ongoing Bookkeeping Maintenance = Business Growth

Discover really valuable QuickBooks tips you can put into action today to help reduce errors and facilitate ongoing business growth.
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Feb 22, 2018
Blog

Utilize Customer Typing To Track Marketing ROI In QuickBooks®

Still trying to figure out how to track your company's marketing ROI? Try QuickBooks.
Author
Jan 18, 2018
Blog

Baby Stepping into the New Year with QuickBooks®!

That software you picked, whether it's QuickBooks Desktop or QuickBooks Online, will effectively help you manage and grow your business. That being said, you won't be able to master the program right out of the gate. Instead, read on to find out how to find QuickBooks (and business) success.
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Dec 13, 2017
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QuickBooks® Desktop Document Center: Helping You Infuse Some Organization Into Your New Year

Piles of paper and unruly receipts make me, and most other business owners, crazy. And because there aren't even enough hours in the day to tackle our essential responsibilities, good luck finding the time to conquer this accounting clutter. 
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Sep 22, 2017
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Year-End Is Right Around The Corner … Time To Clean Up Your Files

What if I told you that you can avoid beating yourself up in December by taking a little bit of time this month to get your QuickBooks accounts in order. Keep reading to discover a few handy tips that will make your life a lot easier.
 
Sep 5, 2017
Podcast

episode 97: avoid payroll pitfalls to celebrate national payroll week

Payroll can be confusing. After all, it’s not always as simple as cutting a check for a week’s worth of work. There are a lot of things you have to consider, like how your employees are classified, taxes that need to be withheld, and whether the individuals doing your payroll have up-to-date training. Heather McNichols … Continued
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Jul 28, 2017
Blog

Make Your Software Work Harder So You Don’t Have To

QuickBooks users may be surprised to learn that the software actually makes it easier to multitask. Read on to learn more.
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Jun 26, 2017
Blog

Don’t Miss Out On Your Share Of Ohio BWC Money

Who wouldn’t like a few more dollars in their pocket? If you’re an Ohio employer and you’re paying into the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation, you could be eligible for a rebate and a new discount being offered by the state agency.
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QuickBooks: Why Getting It Right (Right Out Of The Box) Matters

Even before you start using QuickBooks®, you probably have a lot of questions. This edition of QuickTips will help you get started on the right foot. Read on to learn more.
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May 18, 2017
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Easily Find Related Transactions In QuickBooks

Learn how to pull up a calculator in QuickBooks anytime you need one, discover how to make 1099 work at year-end a breeze and find related transactions in a snap.
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The Future Of Overtime Compensation

Congress passed a bill that could change the way employers compensate their employees for overtime, learn more about the Working Families Flexibility Act of 2017.
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Feb 22, 2017
Blog

Optimize Tabs In QuickBooks

Looking for ways to improve your productivity in QuickBooks? Check out these tips to learn how to view multiple windows easily.
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Jan 20, 2017
Blog

Learn How To Set A Closing Date In QuickBooks®

As you are finish out your year in QuickBooks®, it’s important to set a closing date to avoid any unintended changes you may have made from occurring to prior years. This step-by-step guide will help you learn how.
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Dec 21, 2016
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Ohio Implements New Minimum Wage In 2017

Ohio is set to increase its minimum wage from its current rate of $8.10 per hour to $8.15 per hour beginning Jan. 1, 2017. Read on to learn how to make the transition seamless.
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What To Do When You Can’t Do Everything Yourself

Today’s business owners are expected to wear many hats. But, if you really want to move the needle, you are going to have to shed a few. Find out why many savvy entrepreneurs choose to outsource the logistical aspects of their business so they can focus on growth.
 
Jan 19, 2016
Podcast

episode 16: outsourcing: quite possibly your most powerful resource

On episode 16, “outsourcing: quite possibly your most powerful resource,” Heather McNichols discusses how outsourcing can be an affordable, sensible long-term or short-term solution for businesses and organizations. A true educator, Heather identifies the various accounting services that are most often outsourced – from receivables and payables, to payroll and high level closing entry services – she talks about why outsourcing … Continued
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May 22, 2013
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What Will My Social Security Benefits Be?

As more and more people near retirement age, they’re asking more and more questions about Social Security benefits. The political firestorm surrounding Social Security, along with the sheer volume of information available can make the topic seem overwhelming. As you know all too well, you are paying Social Security taxes on your earnings up to … Continued
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Writing Off Customer Bad Debt In QuickBooks

From time to time as a business owner, you come across a customer that you determine is a bad debt. Either they have claimed bankruptcy, left town or just haven’t paid you in several months without returning your phone calls. Here are the step-by-step instructions to write off that bad debt using QuickBooks. Step 1: … Continued