Author: Heather McNichols
Sep 16, 2021
Automation is Everywhere: Can QuickBooks Online Help Lighten Your Workload?
Interested in reducing your workload? Business automation software, like QuickBooks Online, can help.
Apr 9, 2021
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.
Mar 26, 2021
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 ...
Oct 14, 2020
You’ve Been Warned: Businesses Should Prepare Now To Issue New IRS Form 1099-NEC By Jan. 31, 2021
Don't let Form 1099-NEC stump you.
May 28, 2019
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.
Apr 17, 2019
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.
Feb 25, 2019
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!
Nov 6, 2018
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.
May 25, 2018
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.
May 15, 2018
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.
May 11, 2018
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?
Apr 26, 2018
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.
Feb 22, 2018
Utilize Customer Typing To Track Marketing ROI In QuickBooks®
Still trying to figure out how to track your company's marketing ROI? Try QuickBooks.
Jan 18, 2018
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.
Dec 13, 2017
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.
Sep 22, 2017
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
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
Jul 28, 2017
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.
Jun 26, 2017
Jun 9, 2017
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.
Feb 4, 2016
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
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
May 22, 2013
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
Jun 1, 2010
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