Here are the results and some of my commentary about the poll I ran last week. I want to know what percentage of annual revenue QuickBooks consultants earn by performing QuickBooks cleanup work. With 16 people responding, the poll didn't get as much traction as I hoped: https://twitter.com/AccountingJenn/status/1102514748376137728 Not long after I launched the poll, … Continue reading Poll results about QuickBooks cleanup services
My latest poll is now live on Twitter. If you are on Twitter, and if your firm offers QuickBooks services, this poll is for you. I want to know what percentage of annual revenue these kinds of firms make performing QuickBooks cleanup services. The poll will run for a week. I will write a post … Continue reading What percentage of annual revenue do QuickBooks consultants earn by performing QuickBooks cleanup services?
Very pleased to see that my blog post about Intuit's entry into the bookkeeping service market was quoted in Accounting Today: Jennifer Johnson of Ledger Light proclaimed in a blog post, “I guess Intuit has finally admitted that QuickBooks isn’t easy for non-bookkeepers to use.” She wrote, "My observation is that small business owners purchase [QuickBooks], figure out … Continue reading Accounting Today quoted from my post about Intuit
There was a QuickBooks commercial from 1997 that said, "If you can write a check, you can use QuickBooks." Intuit has always marketed QuickBooks as an easy to use solution for the bookkeeping needs of small businesses. To my knowledge, actual bookkeepers and accountants were never depicted in these marketing efforts, implying that such people … Continue reading Has Intuit finally admitted that QuickBooks isn’t easy to use?
Inactive accounts drive people crazy, but I get it. If they're not being used, why not just delete them, right? Sort of like an empty soda can. It served its purpose but isn't needed any longer. Why not throw it away?
Here are some questions and answers about QuickBooks and Turbo Tax. These questions apply to any tax program, and even when you have a tax professional do your return. I read elsewhere that I need to reconcile all accounts before using Turbo Tax. Why is this? Reconciling accounts is important because it ensures that all … Continue reading QuickBooks and Turbo Tax – Questions and Answers