So You Want to Be an Independent Contractor

You want to be an independent contractor?

Confused about what it means to be an Independent Contractor? Maybe you are working for a business but you want to start your own business. Maybe your employer has suggested that you could work at home, and they will change …

Getting Business Infrastructure Right

Getting Business Infrastructure Right

Client Working as a freelance Personal Training and Group Fitness Instructor sounds like it could be liberating, interesting and a good-paying job. But the truth is, like any independent contractor, there are business issues that have to be considered, before …

No Cost Employee Benefits

no cost employee benefits

Benefits that Motivate Your Team Most employers fall into the trap of giving their employees a raise year after year. The problem is that if your compensation to your employees are more than 20 – 22% of your collections this …

Small Business, Big Success

How a personal trainer transformed her business and increased her income. Claire is a personal trainer with 20 years of industry experience. Her personal training business was a great success. There were many gyms competing in the area; but she …

What Is a Vendor Credit, and How Do You Record One?

Whether you’re getting a vendor credit for a refund or a return, you can record it in QuickBooks Online. When you’re dealing with your company’s vendors, you’re probably accustomed to money flowing in one direction: theirs. Maybe you send them …

7 Best Practices for QuickBooks Online

7 Best Practices for Quickbooks Online

Even if you’ve been using QuickBooks Online for a long time, it’s good to step back and evaluate your actions. “Best practices” aren’t enforceable rules. They’re simply guidelines businesses commonly follow in one area or another. If you’re in retail, …

Receiving Payments in QuickBooks Online

It’s perhaps one of your favorite activities in QuickBooks Online: recording money that comes in. Are you doing it right? Your days of matching paper checks to paper invoices are over. QuickBooks Online excels at keeping your accounts receivable organized. …

Recording Simple Expenses in QuickBooks Online

Tracking even the little expenses is important. How does most of the money you owe individuals and companies get disbursed? Do you print checks, or write them by hand? Use credit cards? Pay online through your bank’s website? Keeping track …

Getting to Know QuickBooks Online Reports

They’re one of the rewards you get for your conscientious accounting work: reports. Are you using them to make better business decisions? What do you see when you log on to QuickBooks Online? Your most important business numbers represented by …

Maximize Value Before Sale

Selling a business at the right price and terms often takes a year or more. Owners who desire to sell their businesses should begin to maximize the value of their business at least two and preferably three or four years …