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Tidy Books Will Help You Catch Zzz's - Organizing Tips for 2018

Ahh...it's so much easier to feel cozy under blankets when you know you've gotten your checklists out of the way. Of course, if you don't know what should be on your checklist, that could keep you up, counting snowflakes. We're making it easy for you by rounding up a few handy lists you should pay attention to:

Read our earlier blog with 15 recommendations to help you tidy your books for the past year.

  • Tip #15 - set your closing date password for 2017 so you don't accidentally change any information for 2017. To do this in QB Desktop: Edit>preferences>accounting>company preferences>set date/password.  To do this in QBO: Gear icon>Account and Settings>Advanced>Accounting >close the books

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TSheets! Time-keeping & Job Costing That Fits You to a "T"

Are you interested in getting rid of your paper or punch card time sheet?  Would you like to have a simple, at-a-glance way to tell who’s working on which project and what those costs are?

We’d like to help your company be more efficient by sharing our experience with TSheets. It’s useful for any business that has two or more employees, especially those with employees in different locations, including contractors,  warehouses, small businesses and anyone who needs a time sheet.

Our company began using TSheets after attending Scaling New Heights - an Intuit conference. (You probably know Intuit by their primary products, such as QuickBooks, Quicken, Mint and TurboTax.) Here’s what we like the most:

Being Wise in Business - Our Client Interview with The Owl Cove - a Gift Boutique

Denys Tawzer is the owner of The Owl Cove – a gift boutique in Ooltewah, just off I-75. Some of the most popular lines they sell are Pandora and KAVU. "Alex & Ani" is one of their newer retail lines as well. You can also find an excellent assortment of greeting cards to go with your gift-buying. Something we found unique are cards by Emily McDowell who has an “empathy” series for people going through cancer or other serious illnesses.

What prompted you to start your own company?
For ten years I had my own embroidery business at home. Then, we opened the shop 3 years ago after

Don't Let Your Finances Lurch When You Launch! A Handy Start-up Checklist for Bookkeeping

Do you have a list of organizational priorities for your company’s finances? Or do you find the money side to be intimidating? Are you feeling overwhelmed? We’d like to help! Here are several recommendations to get you started:

Look before you leap. Make a budget or a forecast – This can be done in QuickBooks or in a simple spreadsheet.   As you reflect back on the past year, consider what you have been doing well and where your company needs work or should go in a new direction.