POS Users - Build your "Brand"

Since most businesses are handing out POS receipts (about 250 billion of them a year, according to Receipt.Com), why not make the most of it?  There are ways to communicate on a receipt that are better than others - some receipts can amuse, can stimulate more purchases.  For example, we could design a receipt that simply prints the name and address of the store, or we could print the logo and make the receipt infinitely more attractive at the same time; reinforcing your brand!  Not sure how in Intuit Point of Sale Program?  Call us to set up a training session today.&nbs

Stay Focused on Financial Goals for 2013

Stay Focused on Financial Goals

Did you meet your financial goals for 2012? Even if you didn't achieve all you had hoped, it's never too late to reassess and realign your strategy for 2013. According to SFFCU here are some ways to get started:

COMPANY CARS FOR PERSONAL USE

Personal use of a company vehicle is a taxable fringe benefit and must be included in the employee's gross income. All owners are also considered employees for this reporting. "Personal use" for this purpose is any use of a company vehicle-including commuting to and from the employer's regular place of business-that is not related to the employer's trade or business.

QuickBooks Tip "Hiding Item Details on Sales Forms"

There are four reasons to include an Item on a sales form:

The IRS just approved leave-based donation programs to aid victims of Hurricane Sandy.

The IRS just approved leave-based donation programs to aid victims of Hurricane Sandy.

Employees can elect to forego their vacation, sick or personal leave time.   The employer makes a cash payment to charitable organizations for the relief of victims of Hurricane Sandy by December 31, 2013 (yes, 2013). The cash payment is equivalent to the vacation, sick or personal leave time foregone by the employees.

Budgets: A Plan for Success in 2013

Budgets: A Plan for Success

 By Matt Krumrie

A common misconception is to think of a budget as something that prevents spending.  On the contrary, a budget is really a plan that prioritizes how company funds can best be put to use.  Putting together, forecasting and following a budget is the key for any business to succeed.

Purpose of a Budget

HEALTH CARE REFORM MEDICARE TAX INCREASE EFFECTIVE JANUARY 2013

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.

Intuit QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions 2013, Business Management Software Up to 35% off Now Through October 31, 2012

Fresh out of the box "INTRODUCING" Intuit QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions 2013, Business Management Software "offers more tools, flexibility and increased efficiency”1 for flexibility and control:

QuickBooks 2013 Migration Changes "Paste N Save" from Excel

Call me for QuickBooks Products or to upgrade into 2013  - Great NEW feature! Paste and save 1,000+ transactions from Excel

  • Enter transactions in batch on a screen designed for power data entry
  • Paste over 1,000+ transactions from Excel and save all at once
  • Easily add or delete columns to show only the fields you need — saving you tabs and keystrokes
  • Customize data entry screens for checks, deposits, or credit card ch

Experian states "5 Ways That You May Be Hurting Your Score"

5 Ways That You May Be Hurting Your Score

Late payments are the most obvious culprit, but there are other, less intuitive ways that you may be hurting your score. The good news is, some behaviors are easy to change.

How many times have you committed one of these credit faux pas? On impulse, you open a department store credit card just to save 10 percent. Or you send your monthly card payment two days too late.