Archive for July, 2012

Why Should You Use Automatic Accounting?

Filed in Accounting, Business, Intuit QuickBooks, Xero by on July 31, 2012 0 Comments
Why Should You Use Automatic Accounting?

Why should you NOT use automatic accounting? You should not use automatic accounting (free daily financial management) if it has more errors, takes more work, produces delays, is difficult, slow, expensive, unreliable, unsafe and not secure. However, why not let your CPA use free daily financial management it if it is accurate, automatic, current, easy, […]

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Very Fast Accounting Growth, Xero

Filed in Intuit QuickBooks, Xero by on July 28, 2012 0 Comments
Very Fast Accounting Growth, Xero

Xero now has 100,000 paying customers, twice what it had 10 months ago. It did not say how many users it has, though the much slower growing QuickBooks Online reports users. The 10-month percentage increase in Xero users is about 10 times the annual growth in QuickBooks or Quicken desktop users.  I commented:100% in 10 […]

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Yodlee vs Mint et al

Filed in Accounting, Business, Intuit QuickBooks, Xero by on July 28, 2012 0 Comments
Yodlee vs Mint et al

Review of Yodlee vs. Mint http://sunkcostsareirrelevant.com/2011/01/review-of-yodlee-vs-mint/ 5 Home Business Accounting Tools http://homebusiness.about.com/od/Setting-Up-Your-Business/tp/5-Home-Business-Accounting-Tools.htm   Google inexpensive accounting    

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Xero is a Major Accounting Advance. One of the Best Things About Xero …

Filed in Intuit QuickBooks, Xero by on July 26, 2012 0 Comments
Xero is a Major Accounting Advance. One of the Best Things About Xero …

I recently wrote this to the free Xero email support: Xero is a major accounting advance. One of the best things about Xero is that it gets you thinking about how much more it can and should do. You can then quickly get support for your good new feature requests, so they soon become reality.  […]

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2013 Healthcare Pain – 3.8% Tax on Home Sales

Filed in Accounting, Business, Intuit QuickBooks, Xero by on July 26, 2012 0 Comments
2013 Healthcare Pain – 3.8% Tax on Home Sales

From FactCheck.org: A 3.8 Percent “Sales Tax” on Your Home?  April 22, 2010 Q: Does the new health care law impose a 3.8 percent tax on profits from selling your home? A: No, with very few exceptions. The first $250,000 in profit from the sale of a personal residence won’t be taxed, or the first $500,000 in […]

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Be Honest About Outsourcing

Filed in Politics by on July 24, 2012 0 Comments
Be Honest About Outsourcing

Both presidential candidates accuse the other of "Outsourcing." It is a term with a negative meaning, implying the perpetrator is un-American, but we have no outsourcing problem.  What is often called "outsourcing" is offshoring business functions, including building facilities and employing workers in other countries. Many say. "sending jobs overseas" harms America. They miss the important […]

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Nine Reasons For Free Daily Financial Management, With No Accounting

Filed in Intuit QuickBooks, Xero by on July 23, 2012 0 Comments
Nine Reasons For Free Daily Financial Management, With No Accounting

Why do accounting the hard expensive way? You can get the most accurate, automatic, current, easy, fast, reliable, safe and secure accounting and financial management, by phone, fax or computer, FREE! The smaller and hungrier you are, the more you need free daily financial management, with no accounting. Accounting is often worse than do-it-yourself brain […]

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Lightning Strikes Fort Lauderdale

Filed in Florida by on July 18, 2012 0 Comments
Lightning Strikes Fort Lauderdale

Lightning strikes Fort Lauderdale is not news. I often hear that my Fort Lauderdale, Florida area is the lightning capital of the United States, there that distinction apparently belongs to Tampa (Hillsborough County), on the west coast of Florida. These records probably do not count the lightning I see over the Gulfstream, a few miles […]

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Xero Add-ons Website, Xero Reports, Crystal Reports, Help With Xero

Filed in Xero by on July 16, 2012 0 Comments
Xero Add-ons Website, Xero Reports, Crystal Reports, Help With Xero

Someone recently complained that Xero did not have Crystal Reports and was trying to lock us in.  I replied this way: Hi Glenn: Thank you for your post. It showed me two weaknesses that Xero should soon fix. There should be a separate Reports category on the Xero Add-ons page and Add-ons should be searchable. […]

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Free Independent Contractor Agreement, Internal Revenue Independent Contractor Classification Settlement

Filed in Tax, Savings by on July 15, 2012 0 Comments
Free Independent Contractor Agreement, Internal Revenue Independent Contractor Classification Settlement

If you are not using my free Independent Contractor Agreement, you should know about the Internal Revenue worker voluntary classification settlement program. Of course, it would be far better to begin using the Independent Contractor Agreement retroactively, as many have. However, this program lets employers resolve past worker classification issues by “voluntarily reclassifying” workers and […]

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