Archive for October, 2013

We moved to where we were

We moved to where we were

I recently got this from Charlie Russell, a terrific CPA and writer at the famous Sleeter.com website. From: Charlie Russell Sent: 10/29/2013 12:22 PM To: Michael Block CPA Subject: Bloggies Looks like you are setting up a new blog? Got a new assistant or co-writer? Charlie Russell Editor QuickBooks and Beyond I happily replied: From: […]

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QuickBooks Intuit Easy Saver – Big Savings or Time Wasting Ads?

Filed in Intuit QuickBooks by on October 30, 2013 0 Comments
QuickBooks Intuit Easy Saver – Big Savings or Time Wasting Ads?

I have very mixed feelings about the QuickBooks Intuit Easy Saver. It may be a new way for you to get big savings, by pooling the buying power of the many QuickBooks users. It also may be one more way Intuit keeps reminding us of its excessive use of time wasting ads in QuickBooks. My […]

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Free Credit Report, Free Credit Repair, Stop Debt Collectors 2

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Free Credit Report, Free Credit Repair, Stop Debt Collectors 2

You can get a free credit report from a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) website. http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/pubs/consumer/credit/cre34.shtm Facts for Consumers The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) requires each of the nationwide consumer reporting companies — Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion — to provide you with a free copy of your credit report, at your request, once every 12 […]

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Allow Bank Rules at the Practice Level – VOTES NEEDED

Filed in Xero by on October 29, 2013 0 Comments
Allow Bank Rules at the Practice Level – VOTES NEEDED

We need votes to Allow Bank Rules at the Practice Level. Having setup a lot of Xero files something I would find extremely useful is the ability to apply bank rules across a number of clients rather than entering them individually for each. Started by Anthony Wardley- 27 Mar 2013 in Feature Requests I am finding setting up a […]

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Cloud accounting software firm Xero deploys SQL Server 2012 on Rackspace infrastruct

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Cloud accounting software firm Xero deploys SQL Server 2012 on Rackspace infrastruct

When you’re a fast-growing company with highly aggressive sales targets, the ability to scale your business and your product offerings at speed is everything. That’s why the founders of Xero, a New Zealand-based cloud accounting software, decided to launch the company in the cloud from the start. It’s also the reason that the vast majority […]

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QuickBooks Solves and Ruins Tax Audits

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QuickBooks Solves and Ruins Tax Audits

QuickBooks Solves Tax Audits; QuickBooks Ruins Tax Audits http://www.forbes.com/sites/robertwood/2013/10/28/quickbooks-solves-tax-audits-quickbooks-ruins-tax-audits/  

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Greed a suspect in love affair with Xero, Greed is good

Filed in Xero by on October 29, 2013
Greed a suspect in love affair with Xero, Greed is good

Damien Grant recently wrote, “Greed a suspect in love affair with Xero.“ Stock market investor wish their stocks looked like this Xero 5 year chart: Here is why greed is good and why Xero has been making fools of those writing negative stories for more than five years. It will keep doing so. Cloud software […]

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Stop losing receipts & deductions

Stop losing receipts & deductions

Drop receipts in prepaid envelopes  Use a scanner or smartphone picture to send them faster They will quickly be online, where we both can always find them You will stop losing receeipts and deductions From only $10 a month Save on taxes (more time to get the lowest tax) Avoid errors No extensions, late returns, […]

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Best small business accounting software?

Best small business accounting software?

Who do stock market investors think has the best accounting software? After all, they vote with their dollars. Here is what they said for 5 years, through September 20, 2013: That dull brown line is Intuit (QuickBooks). Here is what I wrote this about the other company in May 2011:  OMG! Xero is the future […]

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Free Xero Super Save All Service

Free Xero Super Save All Service

Xero uses rules to assign imported bank and credit card entries to accounts. It does not, however, Save and Reconcile All these entries automatically. This is especially important for files converted from QuickBooks to Xero, as the Xero version does not save any entries. It also is very important if you have many entries and have […]

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