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Location: 100 CHEROKEE BOULEVARD / 37405

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FREE!!! - "Newtrepreneur" Bookkeeping: Top Ten Bookkeeping Mistakes Small Businesses Should Avoid

Mondays: 9/10, 10/1, 11/5, 12/3

Time: 12:00 Noon till 1 p.m.

Are you an entrepreneur, small business owner or considering starting your own business? It’s important to keep your finances tidy! Learn 10 of the most common bookkeeping mistakes and practical, efficient solutions to overcome them. Topics include: how to classify workers, cloud accounting and apps, receipt requirements, meal expenses and more. Bring your questions!

We had 22 attendees during 2017 Start-Up week, plus nearly 100 throughout the rest of the year! Students say: "It cleared up some basic accounting questions." "Extremely informative and helpful." "Helped me understand next steps for my business."

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 Photo by Nathalie Dupre at a summer 2017 class

Photo by Nathalie Dupre at a summer 2017 class

QuickBooks Online (QBO) Course #1 - Basics & setup (One 3-hour class)

2018 dates: August 13, October 1

All classes are 2-5 p.m.

Are you new to QuickBooks Online? Join us for an overview of how it works and learn best practices for bookkeeping in QBO. Active clients of the TSBDC are eligible to receive a reduced rate for QuickBooks set up. Contact your counselor to learn more. You can have QBO Quick Start, QBO Essentials or QBO Plus for this class. Here’s what we’ll be covering:

·         Overview – how to move around and browser hints

·         How to set up/change your chart of accounts

·         Which accounts do you need or not need

·         Set up items or services that you sell

·         Syncing with bank and credit cards

·         Using the renaming rules to help QBO learn your business

·         How to set up vendors and customers

·         How to write and print checks

·         Tips for moving around, setting preferences, and customizing, to make your processes more efficient.

·         How to customize and pull basic reports

All levels of users welcome. Bring your laptop and questions. (Laptops will be provided upon request.)

$125 per person

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2018 dates: September 10, November 5

All classes are 2-5 p.m.

If you’re an entrepreneur, you know how tricky it is to determine whether you’ve made enough money to pay yourself, much less anyone else! Learn how to:

·         Set up your company payroll in QBO and what you need to do ahead of time

·         1099 or employee discussion

·         Payroll cycles, direct deposit, and tax info

·         Reporting – how to make and send management reports

·         How to job cost or use projects if you have QBO Plus

·         How to bill a client for a cost

·         Advanced preference features

**This is an intermediate-to-advanced level QBO class.

All levels of users welcome. Bring your laptop and questions.

$125 per person

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