QuickBooks® for Contractors Bookkeeping Tips & Training

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Pre-recorded videos are ideal, you can watch them at your convenience. Learn techniques that will help you setup QuickBooks® for your construction business and improve your job costing techniques. Browse this category to see what we have to offer and if you don’t see something that you are looking for, feel free to submit a request using the Suggestion Box link at the top of the page.

VIDEO: Batch Timesheet Entry in QuickBooks 2012

VIDEO: Entering employee time in the Weekly Timesheet in QuickBooks is a painstakingly slow process, especially if you have a lot of employees - QuickBooks 2012 solves "some" of that with the new Batch Timesheet Entry feature, but it's still not perfect or very flexible. Entering timesheets for multiple employees or vendors all at the same time will be a huge productivity booster for some companies - but only in very specific situations. In the real world, the QuickBooks Batch Timesheet feature will not be much of a productivity booster for many construction companies - they will want a more robust solution that will solve nine (9) critical and missing needs for their QuickBooks employee time card entry processes.
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Video: Payroll Tip-Health Insurance Tracking Requirements for 2012

The IRS will require that employer's report the cost of company paid health insurance on employee W-2's for informational purposes only - the costs of the health insurance is non-taxable. This mp4 video (even though a little outdated at this point) will show you how to track the costs of 100% company paid health insurance so that it will display on employee pay stubs and the W-2 at the end of the year and demonstrates the use of our Excel-based Health Insurance Calculator, which you can request from a companion article called Calculating Company Paid Health Insurance & The Affordable Care Act.
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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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