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 Integration 101

Videos
The integration between QuickBooks and a 3rd Party Application is often very transparent - and totally confusing to both QuickBooks ProAdvisors and end users.   The communication between the two programs takes place behind the scenes leaving very little to be seen – often only the end result of a report or task done outside of QuickBooks OR a transaction created in the 3rd party program that is posted into the data file. Everyone says “I need to SEE how IT (the integration) works”. It’s becoming more apparent that people confuse “integration” (the developer’s code) with HOW (the end result) the program works with the data from QuickBooks; even after watching a video about what the program does and how it does it. Definitions from the Computing Dictionary at Dictionary.com Integration…
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VIDEO: Batch Timesheet Entry in QuickBooks 2012

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  Need a productivity boost?  Try the Batch Timesheet Entry feature in QuickBooks 2012 to enter hours for multiple employees (or Vendors) at the same time. 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. All employees {or Vendors} must: Work on the same Job Be costed to the same Service Item Be paid under the same Payroll Item Work the same hours each day These requirements…
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