QuickBooks® for Contractors Bookkeeping Tips & Training

Google+ Hangout

We’ve been hosting live, monthly QuickBooks for Contractors hangout on Google+ since July 2012. Hangouts are held the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 5-6 p.m. EST. Circle Sunburst Software Solutions, Inc. on Google+ to be reminded of hangout dates and times – please come join us! Subscribe to our YouTube Channel to view the newest hangouts if you can’t join us live :-)

Below are our previous hangouts.

4/9/2014 QuickBooks for Contractors hangout – Time & Materials Billings

When you have Time & Materials or Cost Plus jobs and want to use the QuickBooks Estimate function, there is an additional step that you'll need to do in order for your numbers to line up correctly in the Estimates vs. Actuals Report - tips and techniques are discussed in this hangout.  Additionally, there are written instructions for creating customized Time by Job Detail and Unbilled Costs by Job Reports that are filtered for a specific job.
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Nancy Smyth, Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor

Nancy Smyth, Sunburst Software Solutions, Inc.
QuickBooks Construction & Payroll Expert


I've been using and supporting QuickBooks products since the early 1990's. I've worked with thousands of contractors, assisting them with QuickBooks setup, Certified Payroll Reporting requirements, AIA Billing and Weighted-Average Overtime.


QuickBooks is a powerful product, but learning how to use it in your construction business can be difficult. I hope you find resources available here to be helpful.

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