According to a recent study done by QuickBooks, 1 in 10 businesses don’t take advantage of tax deductions! Are you getting the most out of your potential tax deductions, or are you letting easy money pass you by? We get it. With all of the recent changes to the tax code, the whole concept of […]
Every small business owner has probably struggled at one point or another with creating invoices by hand or with spreadsheets. Trading in those dreaded Excel sheets for invoicing software can be a lifesaver, but not in every case. Invoicing software simply doesn’t have the accounting capabilities needed to manage your business’s finances. If invoicing is […]
In the midst of the holiday cheer, it’s easy to forget about the inevitable Scrooge lurking around the corner. That’s right, tax season is about to sneak up on us again. Before you start hyperventilating, take a deep breath. Don’t let 1099-MISCs, W-2s, and Schedule Cs scare you. As stressful as tax time can be, […]
With so many accounting programs out there, which do you choose? How can you tell which accounting programs are actually worth your time? What apps give you the most bang for your buck? More importantly, how do you know if you even need full-blown accounting software or if you’d be better off with invoicing software? […]
It’s the most wonderful time of the year…until you realize you have year-end accounting processes to take care of. Closing the books can be an intimidating process, especially for new business owners. That’s why we’ve broken down the process into 17 manageable steps. It sounds like a lot now, but these key steps will help […]
Not sure which version of QuickBooks you should choose? Can’t decide if QuickBooks Online, QuickBooks Desktop, or some other version of QuickBooks is right for your business? With five different products to choose from, deciding on the best QuickBooks software can be intimidating. Not to mention the fact that QuickBooks isn’t always the most forthcoming […]
The Price Is Right is more than just a funny game show; it’s a real principle that we judge nearly all of our purchases by. If the price is right, then it’s a good investment — if you don’t get enough bang for your buck, you’re likely to walk away and find something else. If […]
Though Wave is able to hold its own as an accounting program, Xero takes the win by far, and it’s easy to see why. Over the last several years, Xero has established itself as a solid program at the top of the accounting software market. The program can be used by someone with little accounting experience, but it’s not “watered down” to the point that someone with a solid bookkeeping background would feel frustrated.
In Monopoly, there’s always that one smug player who snatches up Boardwalk and Park Place first and proceeds to put three houses on each space even though we all know they’re going to win anyway. For years, QuickBooks was basically that guy. But now Xero, a relatively new contender, has placed a piece on the board.
Intuit has dominated the accounting software market for years. QuickBooks is a household name, with a reputation for reliability. It’s only relatively recently that the competition has begun to heat up – and it’s happening in the rapidly expanding field of cloud accounting software. Specifically, it’s happening with Xero. […]