Construction Billing for Time in QuickBooks: An Overview

If you sell your employees’ time and skills, you can use QuickBooks to record those hours and bill your customers for them.

If your small business sells products, you know how precisely you must track your starting stock numbers, ongoing inventory levels, and your reorder points. QuickBooks provides tools to help with this process, but human factors can sometimes throw off your careful counts.

A Tour through QuickBooks' Payroll Setup Tool

Getting QuickBooks ready to process payroll is a complex, time-consuming process. Here’s what you can expect.
Payday. You look forward to it when you’re young and working at your first part-time job.

But as a grown-up who needs to start processing payroll for your employees, you probably anticipate it in a different way, perhaps even with a sense of dread. QuickBooks handles the real grunt work once you’ve done the initial setup, but those early hours you spend preparing to print your first paycheck can be challenging.

Are you up to speed? Do you know the Federal Payroll Laws for Recordkeeping ... read on

Summary of Information Required by Major Federal Payroll Laws

Recordkeeping Requirements
The major federal payroll tax laws do impose recordkeeping requirements on employers, but no specific form of record is mandated. The table below lists the specific information needed and the retention time periods required.

Summary of Information Required by Major Federal Payroll Laws


The following change in Health Care Reform takes effect in January, 2013: an increase in the Medicare Part A (hospital insurance) tax rate on wages by 0.9 percent (from 1.45 percent to 2.35 percent) on earnings over $200,000 for individual taxpayers and $250,000 for married couples filing jointly.

EDD Offers Payroll Tax Seminars

There are two types of seminars offered and are designed to assist employers comply with State payroll tax laws. In doing so assist you and your organization to avoid excessive penalties for late or incorrect filings. For additional information click on the following link:

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