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Form 1099 penalties increase sharply

Have you filed required Forms 1099 for 2015? The forms were due by February 1 to individuals you paid $600 or more in the course of your business during the year. If you haven’t completed Forms 1099, you’ll want to … Continue reading

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What QuickBooks’ Calendar Can Do for You

Yet another calendar? Yes. It’s a good idea to use QuickBooks’ calendar to stay on top of your financial transactions. These days, some of us find ourselves updating multiple calendars. There’s the Outlook calendar or other web-based solution for scheduling … Continue reading

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Does Your Business Need to File Form 1099?

Forms 1099 are due to recipients by February 1, 2016. You may be most familiar with Form 1099-MISC, which you use when your business makes miscellaneous payments in excess of $600 for services to nonemployees. What are miscellaneous payments? Reportable … Continue reading

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Tax Breaks Extended Retroactively; Some are Permanent

In mid-December, Congress renewed a long list of tax breaks known as “extenders” that have been expiring on an annual basis. This year many of the rules are retroactive to the beginning of 2015. You may be able to benefit … Continue reading

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Take Time to Review the Health of your Business

As an owner and/or manager, you probably spend a lot of time monitoring business operations and dealing with everyday problems. But a longer-term approach is also useful. Just as an annual checkup from your physician helps monitor and manage your … Continue reading

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Get a Head Start on your Form 1099 Reporting

No matter what type of business you operate, January is busy. You’re trying to get your business off to a good start in the new year, you’re closing the books on last year, and you have to complete payroll and … Continue reading

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An Introduction to the QuickBooks Online Customer Page

Your customers are the heartbeat of your business. QuickBooks Online helps you keep them happy. Do you remember how you used to keep track of information about your customers before you started using a computer for your accounting? A file … Continue reading

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