1/8/2014 QuickBooks for Contractors hangout-Job Costing Reports

Google+ Hangouts
QuickBooks generates a lot of Job Costing Reports - if it is set up correctly!  We'll look at some of them and discuss ways that you can calculate Over/Under Billings and WIP Reports from basic QuickBooks Job Costing Reports. 1/8/2014:  Links for items mentioned in the hangout: Job Cost Report with hours & Payroll Costs - https://www.blog.sunburstsoftwaresolutions.com/2011/06/20/create-a-quickbooks-job-cost-report-with-hours-payroll-costs Simple Over/Under Billings Report with % Complete instructions - https://blog.sunburstsoftwaresolutions.com/2014/01/10/quickbooks-tip-how-to-calculate-overunder-billings/ Watch the hangout recording:
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HANGOUT: QuickBooks & the Affordable Care Act (aka Obama Care)

Live Webinars, QuickBooks Training
The Affordable Care Act (aka Obama Care) seems to be the main topic of conversation these days. We held a very special QuickBooks for Contractors hangout Wednesday October 9th on Google+ dedicated to complying with the requirements of the Affordable Care Act and how QuickBooks can be set up to track the employer contribution so that it will accurately display in Box 12 of your employee's W-2 with the appropriate code of DD. You can watch a recording of the hangout from our YouTube channel Download the slides that are shown in the video.
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WOW the response to Learn to use QuickBooks in your construction business has been overwhelming!

WOW the response to Learn to use QuickBooks in your construction business has been overwhelming!

Announcements
In the middle of December 2012, I made an announcement here that I would be moving many of our QuickBooks for contractors related eBooks and article here from our main website (I spent my break between Christmas and New Year's doing just that - I couldn't believe how many things I had buried on our main website!)  Your response to this website has been overwhelming!  People have been downloading anywhere from 1-1o QuickBooks related training resources at a time! And I'm not through adding new/updated content yet! As I was moving all this "stuff" I found several eBooks and articles that were REALLY in need of updating, and I'm working on doing just that!  These are just some of the items you can expect to see arriving over the next…
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VIDEO: QuickBooks for Contractors Hangout 9/12/2012

Videos
This is the recording of the QuickBooks for Contractors hangout held on Wednesday September 12, 2012.  Our hangouts are held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month on the Sunburst Software Solutions, Inc. Google+ page and everyone is free to watch the hangout live or be invited into the live hangout. Our live panel of long-time QuickBooks users/ProAdvisors had a combined total of more than 68 years of experience in using and/or supporting Intuit QuickBooks Financial software - and with the release of QuickBooks 2013 on Monday the new version was a prime topic of conversation and a live preview of QuickBooks 2013 was presented.  During this hangout we discussed: Difficulties in navigating and finding tax and labor law information on various State government websites Difficulties in complying with digital…
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What’s New in QuickBooks 2013 – A Special Google+ Hangout

What’s New in QuickBooks 2013 – A Special Google+ Hangout

Live Webinars
  Intuit has just announced the release of QuickBooks 2013 (today - 9/10/2012) and I'm inviting you to join us LIVE for a special QuickBooks for Contractors Hangout on Google+  for a preview of QuickBooks 2013.  This event will be held on Wednesday September 12, 2012 from 5-6 p.m. EST.  If you can't make the live event, you can watch it on our YouTube Channel at your convenience - because we'll be recording this special event. While there are not many new program features, QuickBooks 2013 looks significantly different from prior versions. I've been actively involved in working with QuickBooks 2013, as an Alpha and a Beta tester, since the end of June. According to Intuit, this year, a top request that they heard from customers like you was to…
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VIDEO: QuickBooks for Contractors Hangout 8/11/2012

Videos
This is the recording of the QuickBooks for Contractors hangout held on 8/11/2012. During this hangout we discussed the following: Using OneNote vs Evernote Using Dragon Naturally Speaking CSI Cost Codes vs. NAHB Cost Codes QuickBooks for Windows & QuickBooks for Mac functionality Problems with leasing a computer The next hangout is scheduled for Wednesday September 12, 2012, 5-6 p.m. EST - will you be joining us?
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VIDEO: QuickBooks for Contractors Hangout 7/11/2012

Videos
  This is the recording of the QuickBooks for Contractors hangout held on 7/11/2012. (Technorati claim token WFSDMZ4GQXJH.) After a rather shaky start (a blue screen of death on my new laptop) we had a lively discussion about: Tablet use and functionality Employee issues GPS Tracking app for your iPhone that tracks where the vehicle has been, how long it was there, number of miles driven, etc. , download the information to your computer and integrate it with Google earth for map display.  The GPS product is by Land Air Sea, find out more at https://www.landairsea.com/  10 common mistakes that contractors make when using QuickBooks Contractors Board in California has updated all the required construction forms (Lien Waivers, etc.) as of July 1, 2012 If you missed our live hangout,…
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QuickBooks Group Items

QuickBooks Tips, Techniques & Work Arounds
  QuickBooks provides you with a powerful tool within your Item List, which is often under used, the Group Item. Creating and using Group Items will allow you to quickly and easily enter several items at a time on Estimates, Invoices, Purchase Orders; reduce the risk of "leaving something out" when you are creating an Estimate; and best of all, allows you to bridge the difference in units of measure to buy and sell products or materials. QuickBooks Pro/Premier 2012 and older versions allow you to have 20 items within a group.  QuickBooks Pro/Premier 2013 has increased that limit to 50 items, read more about QuickBooks 2013 - Group Item Limit increase on the QuickBooks for contractors blog. Learn about the benefits of using Group Items. Request your copy of…
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