It Pays Off: 7 reasons business owners should pay themselves a salary

It Pays Off: 7 reasons business owners should pay themselves a salary

Think back to the days before you started your business, when you were working for a boss. Chances are you were rewarded for your hard work with a regular salary. It may not have always been the same amount, but it came through like clockwork. And for the next week,...
5 QuickBooks Online Reports You Should Run Regularly

5 QuickBooks Online Reports You Should Run Regularly

There are numerous QuickBooks Online reports that you should be consulting at regular intervals. But you need these five at least every week. QuickBooks Online’s Dashboard, the first screen you see when you log in, provides an effective overview of your company’s...
Don’t Have a Budget? QuickBooks Online Can Help

Don’t Have a Budget? QuickBooks Online Can Help

The hardest part of creating a budget is getting started. QuickBooks Online provides tools that can jump-start the process. You know you should have a budget. You’re aware that it can help you stay on track with your company’s income and expenses throughout the year....
Using Product and Service Records in QuickBooks Online

Using Product and Service Records in QuickBooks Online

Last month, we created QuickBooks Online service items. This month, we’ll explore how they’re used on the site. If you ever did your accounting manually, you probably remember how tired you got of writing or typing the same things over and over. You may have had your...
Creating Product and Service Records in QuickBooks Online

Creating Product and Service Records in QuickBooks Online

When you first started your business, you might have been able to keep track of your merchandise by counting manually. But as you and your product list grew, this became impractical. You might have recorded it all in a spreadsheet, or even a box full of notecards....
Getting Ready for Payroll in QuickBooks Online

Getting Ready for Payroll in QuickBooks Online

Payroll is probably the most complex element of small business accounting. Not only are you directly responsible to your employees, but you also have to make sure you’re handling everything related to benefits and payroll taxes correctly. Whether you’re switching from...