Archive for November, 2013

Walgreens discounts

Filed in Accounting, Business by on November 24, 2013
Walgreens discounts

I signed up for a Walgreens discount program that should give you some extra discounts, while giving me 8% – 10%. Please let me know if you find lower store prices. Here are the links: Top Weekly Deals at Walgreens.com

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Cathy Iconis Chats with Intuit Developer Evangelist, Ask Questions

Cathy Iconis Chats with Intuit Developer Evangelist, Ask Questions

Cathy Iconis, a well know QuickBooks authority and trainer, had an excellent Chat with Intuit Developer Evangelist David Leary. They will have more chats on Twitter, Thursdays at 3PM Eastern. Go go to the #QBOchat page to learn more about this: http://iconisgroup.com/resources/qbochat/. I missed the first Chat so I posted this in response to the request […]

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Predict the Future of Accounting Software, Xero vs QuickBooks

Predict the Future of Accounting Software, Xero vs QuickBooks

Do you know a good way to predict the future of accounting software? There are several ways that can help. One involves looking at the growth of add-ons (apps) that interface with a program. There are very good reasons for this. Every add-on has its own company and user community, helping to sell the main […]

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Enter taxi, coffee, etc. expenses in Xero or QuickBooks

Filed in Accounting, Business, Intuit QuickBooks, Tax, Savings, Xero by on November 21, 2013
Enter taxi, coffee, etc. expenses in Xero or QuickBooks

Nicole Graham I’m new the Linkedin Xero group and fairly new to Xero. I need a little guidance and would appreciate your thoughts/feedback/guidance. I am the only employee to my company. I have a company bank account and no petty cash system. I withdraw cash from my bank account as I need it for expenses […]

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Sharing Xero WorkflowMax Templates

Filed in Xero by on November 20, 2013
Sharing Xero WorkflowMax Templates

Xero WorkflowMax is a really terrific program, but having professional accountants start to use it involves many hours wasted reinventing the wheel. I say reinventing because professional accountants now contribute an amazing two-thirds of new Xero clients. This shows what a difference a real commitment to us can do, rather than the type of I […]

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Xero: the fastest, easiest, least expensive and best way to transform your life

Filed in Accounting, Business, Intuit QuickBooks, Tax, Savings, Xero by on November 19, 2013
Xero: the fastest, easiest, least expensive and best way to transform your life

I just returned from the exciting Xero Roadshows in Orlando and Miami. Here is the picture from the Orlando Partner Panel, where two wonderful Xero Silver Partners taught me at least as much as I taught them. I apologize for the interruption, but see how overweight I am? I want to die working, but not […]

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How my predictions are faring, by Ray Kurzweil

Filed in Accounting, Business, Computer, Integrate, Software by on November 18, 2013
How my predictions are faring, by Ray Kurzweil

We will never be able to thank Ray Kurzweil enough, for his many inventions, books and papers. It does not matter whether each prediction was accurate, much less accurate by date. Before Kurzweil, I never heard anyone suggest that the growth of man-tool-computer-brain power had been increasing, at an accelerating rate, for 5,000 years. Before […]

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Cut Your Obamacare Cost

Cut Your Obamacare Cost

Thanks to Obamacare (the Affordable Health Care Act), it is now more important than ever that you cut your Adjusted Gross Income (AGI, 1040 page 1 total) on your tax return. You can substantially cut your Obamacare cost if you cut your AGI. That’s easy! I have been specializing in this for more than 30 […]

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Exclusive partnership between Intuit & American Express. Wanna bet?

Exclusive partnership between Intuit & American Express. Wanna bet?

Here is what PCWorld said on November 4: American Express app to sync with QuickBooks Expanding this feature to QuickBooks stems from an EXCLUSIVE partnership between Intuit and American Express OPEN, the company’s small business division. Here is what Mike Block said CPA as soon as I read about this: Wanna bet on that EXCLUSIVE? I guess this means […]

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Professional accountants, Xero and Intuit

Professional accountants, Xero and Intuit

As I PARTLY detailed, in my BestQuickBooksCPA website, I had a very long and amazingly close insider relationship with two Intuit CPAs and their top assistants. Here are only a few things they wrote to me: Former Intuit CEO Steve Bennett: Keep raising hell when Intuit does something wrong! Intuit CEO Brad Smith, after Steve […]

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