Setting Up Sales Taxes in QuickBooks, Part 1

October 08, 2019 by in category QuickBooks
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If your business is required to collect and pay sales taxes, you can use QuickBooks' tools to help you meet those obligations.

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Periodic vs. Perpetual Inventory Methods

October 03, 2019 by in category Fishbowl Inventory, Inventory Management
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The Periodic Inventory Method Back in the Bad Old Days, that is before computers, accountants and business owners had to rely upon the magic inventory equation to calculate cost of goods sold: ...

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5 Things You Should Know About the Chart of Accounts in QuickBooks Online

September 25, 2019 by in category QuickBooks
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QuickBooks Online doesn't require deep knowledge of accounting principles. Still, there are concepts you should understand.

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OOPS vs UGH - A Guide to Inventory Adjustments for Fishbowl Inventory

September 18, 2019 by in category Fishbowl Inventory, Inventory Management
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There are three types of adjustments on the inventory screen: Add Inventory, Cycle Count, and Scrap. Each of these adjustments creates an accounting entry.  I recommend that every company define when...

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Using QuickBooks' Bill Tracker

August 20, 2019 by in category QuickBooks
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QuickBooks Online's Time-tracking Features

August 20, 2019 by in category QuickBooks
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Need Advanced Time-Tracking? Connect QuickBooks Online to An App. If your company has a staff and sells services, you know better than anyone that time is money. It's critical that you track every...

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4 Things You Should Know About Advanced Settings in QuickBooks Online

July 23, 2019 by in category Accounting, QuickBooks
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Do you know about all of QuickBooks Online's settings? What you're missing may be important.

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Do You Need to Bundle Products in QuickBooks? Create Assemblies

July 09, 2019 by in category Accounting, QuickBooks
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If you frequently sell multiple inventory items grouped together, you need to learn about QuickBooks' assemblies.

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The Life of an Estimate in QuickBooks Online

June 19, 2019 by in category Accounting, QuickBooks
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Estimates-or quotes, or bids-are useful tools when you're pitching a sale of products or services. Here's how QuickBooks Online handles them.

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Issuing Credit Memos and Refunds in QuickBooks

June 11, 2019 by in category Accounting, QuickBooks
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Credit Memos

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How to Use Progress Invoicing in QuickBooks Online

May 22, 2019 by in category Accounting, QuickBooks
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Does your business do work for clients over weeks or months? Consider using QuickBooks Online's progress invoicing.

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How QuickBooks Protects Your Data, and How You Can Help

May 14, 2019 by in category Accounting, QuickBooks
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The data in your QuickBooks company file contains some of the most sensitive information on your computer. Make sure it's secure.

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How to do your Amazon accounting with A2X

October 17, 2018 by in category Our Partners

If you’ve ever tried to account for Amazon sales using Seller Central reports or settlement data, then you’ll understand how much of a hassle this can be - especially as your business starts to scale.

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Holding Inventory on Consignment

April 03, 2018 by in category Accounting, Fishbowl Inventory, Inventory Management, QuickBooks
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How To Manage Your Co-Packers

March 30, 2018 by in category Fishbowl Inventory, Food Manufacturing, Inventory Management
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8 Fishbowl Part Types: Which Should You Choose?

March 22, 2018 by in category Fishbowl Inventory, Inventory Management, netstock, QuickBooks
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Is Sales Tax Compliance Making Your Head Spin?

September 14, 2017 by in category Accounting, Our Partners
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  States are facing budget deficits so—surprise!—many are tinkering with their sales and use tax laws and beefing up enforcement in order to increase their tax revenue. Where does this leave you?...

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The 7 Deadly Sins of Fishbowl Inventory File Setup

September 06, 2017 by in category Fishbowl Inventory, Inventory Management, QuickBooks
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Fishbowl Inventory is a powerful inventory program that integrates with QuickBooks and provides a wide range of features for manufacturing, warehousing and asset tracking. However, just like with any...

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Fishbowl Units of Measure: Leave Your QuickBooks Work-Arounds Behind

August 28, 2017 by in category Uncategorized
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If you’re accustomed to working in a QuickBooks-only environment, discovering how Fishbowl handles units of measure (UOMs) can feel like a breath of fresh air. Fishbowl offers a world of options that...

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Wish You Could Optimize Your Inventory in Fishbowl?

August 24, 2017 by in category Fishbowl Inventory, Inventory Management, netstock, Our Partners, QuickBooks
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Just like my clients, I love Fishbowl, the software system that seamlessly integrates with QuickBooks to provide an easy-to-use inventory management system.

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The Right Way to Receive

July 11, 2017 by in category Fishbowl Inventory, Inventory Management, QuickBooks
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  Like many things in Fishbowl (and life), when it comes to receiving and reconciling the receipt of inventory against the vendor bill, there’s a right way to do things and a wrong way to do things.

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Force Your Vendors to Bill You

June 29, 2017 by in category Fishbowl Inventory, Payable, QuickBooks
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Fishbowl is robust program for managing your inventory, enabling you to do things that just aren’t possible in QuickBooks alone. Doing things in the right order makes a big difference In a...

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Four Common Fishbowl Errors

May 08, 2017 by in category Accounting, Fishbowl Inventory, Inventory Management, Purchase Orders
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I love Fishbowl, and the way it seamlessly integrates with QuickBooks to give manufacturers, warehouse operators and others a robust inventory management system.  However, as with any system that...

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Your First Hour with QuickBooks Online 

March 08, 2017 by in category QuickBooks
Your First Hour with QuickBooks Online

Whether you're just launching a business or you're going online with an existing company, take some time to get acquainted with QuickBooks Online.  

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Jeanne’s Quick Guide for your QuickBooks & Fishbowl Inventory Integration

February 24, 2017 by in category Fishbowl Inventory, Inventory Management, QuickBooks
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  A Fishbowl/QuickBooks environment can be a match made in heaven.  

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The Incredible Dancing Dollars

February 24, 2017 by in category Fishbowl Inventory, Inventory Management, QuickBooks
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As any company that has attempted to manage inventory in QuickBooks knows, QuickBooks just doesn’t provide the functionality that you need to keep things properly managed and tracked.

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Inventory Adjustments in Fishbowl

February 24, 2017 by in category Fishbowl Inventory, Inventory Management
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  A big part of inventory management is the ability to make inventory adjustments.

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The Easy Way to Double Your Payables

February 24, 2017 by in category Fishbowl Inventory, Payables, QuickBooks
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Fishbowl is an incredibly useful and powerful program for managing your inventory. Designed to integrate seamlessly with QuickBooks, it eliminates the need for double data entry and streamlines what...

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