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You may not need QuickBooks, Xero or …

Filed in Intuit QuickBooks, Xero by on January 23, 2015 0 Comments
You may not need QuickBooks, Xero or …

Here is a partial response to someone asking why I said that You may not need QuickBooks, Xero, Excel, paper accounting or CPAs who rely on them. It involves payment add-ons. Bill.com: You scan bills and quickly get back a list. A few clicks (from one or more people if wanted) decides what they pay […]

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Seven Reasons Why You Need More Accounting

Filed in Accounting, Business, Intuit QuickBooks, Xero by on January 22, 2015 0 Comments
Seven Reasons Why You Need More Accounting

I wrote this to a new client. Thank you for having me discuss why you may need more accounting. Thank you also for helping me to write my next blog post, as this is critical to your success. CPA quotes are guesses, until we see you operations, personnel, accounting system and the type of service […]

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You may not need QuickBooks, Xero, Excel, paper accounting or CPAs who rely on them

Filed in Accounting, Business, Intuit QuickBooks, Xero by on January 16, 2015 0 Comments
You may not need QuickBooks, Xero, Excel, paper accounting or CPAs who rely on them

Intuit (QuickBooks) and Xero CEOs wrote this to me: 1. You’re fantastic Mike! Absolutely fantastic! 2. Keep raising hell when Intuit does something wrong. 3. Stoked to finally meet our angriest fan, who often sends me emails in caps. However, unless you need integrated billing or inventory, you may not need QuickBooks, Xero, Excel, paper […]

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I wish I could sue Intuit

Filed in Intuit QuickBooks by on January 15, 2015 0 Comments
I wish I could sue Intuit

Here is what a very good computer professional posted at flait@googlegroups.com. I wish I could sue Intuit: 8 hours! It took 8 HOURS to get payments to work again in QuickBooks 2015. Word of advice – if you did not yet upgrade, DON’T!!!! The equally bad response: I had a similar experience getting merchant services […]

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Xero just got far better, far less than QuickBooks

Filed in Accounting, Business, Intuit QuickBooks, Xero by on January 14, 2015 0 Comments
Xero just got far better, far less than QuickBooks

Xero just got far better, for far less than QuickBooks The Xero $30 standard package now has federal and state e-file and e-pay, for up to five employees. I led the fight for per employee Xero pricing, e-file and e-pay for more than a year. This month Xero also has 50% off for SIX MONTHS, […]

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Fleeing New Jersey for Florida

Filed in Tax, Savings by on January 13, 2015 0 Comments
Fleeing New Jersey for Florida

United Van Lines, the country’s largest household mover, says 65% of New Jersey family interstate moves left the state. This gave New Jersey the highest exit rate for the fourth time in five years. Nearly half of these were fleeing New Jersey for Florida, with 83% leaving for retirement or jobs. New York (64%) and […]

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STOP tax identity theft

Filed in Tax, Savings by on January 12, 2015 0 Comments
STOP tax identity theft

Click here to get your fast free identity protection PIN Florida, Georgia and Washington, D.C. have highest rate of tax identity theft, so IRS has fast free guaranteed safety for us and for those with prior actual or attempted theft. Quickly answer easy questions and get a PIN (preferably from 1/15/15 – 1/24/15, before thieves […]

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Extended 2014 Tax Laws

Filed in Tax, Savings by on January 10, 2015 0 Comments
Extended 2014 Tax Laws

It took Congress until the end of December 2014 to extend these 2014 tax laws, so IRS will not process income tax returns until January 25, 2015. Business • Expense 50% of equipment cost as depreciation (no income limit) • Expense up to $500,000 of equipment cost (income limit) • Work Opportunity Credit – veterans, […]

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What is a good web host with WordPress, PHP and MySQL

Filed in Accounting, Business, Intuit QuickBooks by on January 7, 2015 0 Comments
What is a good web host with WordPress, PHP and MySQL

A friend recently asked, “What is a good web host with WordPress, PHP and MySQL? My answer was Liquid Web or Amazon. I prefer Liquid Web for websites and “heroic support”. I prefer Amazon for third party apps (like QuickBooks), with Windows 2008 Server and a Windows Terminal Services clone. You can use Amazon free […]

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The best QuickBooks accounting, at the lowest cost

Filed in Accounting, Business, Intuit QuickBooks by on January 2, 2015 0 Comments

Quickbooks can import bank and credit card entries automatically, but CPAs need ..Check and deposit images, to assign entries to accounts; ..Balances after each entry, to correct errors; ..Bank and credit card statements, to reconcile; ..Easy imports of old bank and credit card entries; ..Unattended remote use of client QuickBooks files. 99% of CPAs get […]

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