April 23, 2018

What Is A Closing Date and Why It’s Important

One function of QuickBooks Online that is often underused is called the “closing date.” This functionality is intended to lock down your records and prevent them […]
April 13, 2018
How to Keep Track of Business Expenses

How to Keep Track of Business Expenses

Tax season is winding down and many of our clients have come to the realization that it’s important to keep track of business expenses. You need […]
April 6, 2018

How Secure is QuickBooks Online?

One of the most frequent questions our bookkeeping clients ask us is, “How secure is QuickBooks Online?” It’s a question we understand, of course. As bookkeepers, […]
March 30, 2018
There's four steps to hire employees in Washington.

4 Steps to Hire Employees in Washington

As a business owner, it’s often exciting and satisfying to look an applicant in the eyes and say, “You’re hired!” Of course, the hiring process is […]
March 23, 2018

Are Your Employees Actually Independent Contractors?

The IRS and State of WA have very strict rules for defining employees and independent contractors. Your expectations, demands, and requirements for those who work with […]
March 16, 2018

Why Small Businesses Need a Budget

Creating a budget is a small but crucial part of any business’s overall planning. A budget lays out financial goals and creates a framework for meeting […]
March 5, 2018

5 Tips to Avoid Frustration While Catching Up a Year of Bookkeeping

We’re now well and firmly into 2018, and it’s the time of year when clients ask bookkeepers to catch up the previous year’s records to the […]
February 26, 2018

5 Reasons to Use QuickBooks vs. Excel

Many small businesses use Microsoft Excel and other spreadsheet software for their bookkeeping needs. Why not, right? It’s inexpensive software that’s ubiquitous, easy to use, and […]
February 17, 2018

5 Ways Primarily Bookkeeping Takes Away Your Bookkeeping Stress

Many small businesses and microbusinesses count bookkeeping as an administrative task and are often surprised at the level of detail, record-keeping, and pure time it takes […]
February 13, 2018
How to Make Excel Easier to Use

How to Make Excel Easier to Use

Excel is an incredibly powerful tool for a number of business uses, but all that functionality sometimes comes at the cost of added complexity. Understanding how […]
February 3, 2018

How to Merge Customers in QuickBooks Premier 2017

Sometimes, whether due to a typo or a business changing its name, you’ll find it necessary to merge two customers together in QuickBooks Premier 2017. The […]
January 30, 2018

How to Merge Customers in QuickBooks Online

Sometimes, and for a number of reasons, you might want to merge two customers together in QuickBooks Online. Perhaps a business has changed its name, or […]