Category Archives: Small Business

New Business Directions Selected as Intuit Solution Provider

 New Business Directions – Rhonda Rosand, CPA announced today that it has been selected as an Intuit® Solution Provider. New Business Directions offers a full range of value-added consulting services for Intuit business and financial management solutions. Intuit Inc., the maker of QuickBooks®, … Continue reading

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24 QuickBooks Point of Sale Terms You Should Know

If you‘re new to QuickBooks Point of Sale, get ready to expand your vocabulary. When you first start using QuickBooks, even if you’ve been doing manual  accounting for your business, there’s a learning curve. You recognize some things, like check … Continue reading

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Does Your Small Business Need a CRM?

Have you ever stayed at a hotel and then returned, finding that they have stocked your room with everything you asked for the last time you were here? Your special allergenic pillow was already waiting for you, you were asked … Continue reading

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Oops: Do You Owe Sales Tax and Not Realize It?

One of the side effects of our last economic slowdown was in state  government budgets; states are estimating $25.8 Billion in uncollected sales tax and have made deep cuts to higher education to fill the budget gaps. New Hampshire has … Continue reading

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Five Ways You Can Use QuickBooks’ Income Tracker

The Income Tracker is one of QuickBooks’ more innovative features. If you’re not using it, you should be. One of the reasons that QuickBooks appeals to millions of small businesses is because it offers multiple ways to complete the same … Continue reading

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Seven Profit-Boosting Entrepreneurial Habits

As an entrepreneur, you are responsible for shaping your business success. Any habits that sabotage your success in your personal life can often carry over to your business. Becoming aware of these is the first step to success. Here are … Continue reading

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8 QuickBooks Reports That You Should Be Running Regularly

QuickBooks provides dozens of customizable report templates. You know when you need some of them, but which are musts?   You send invoices because you sold products and/or services. Purchase orders go out when you’re running low on inventory, and … Continue reading

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Five Essential Components of an Entrepreneur’s Compensation

The two major ways entrepreneurs can take money from their business is through draws or by receiving a paycheck. The type of entity in which their business is set up will determine which method can be used. In either case, … Continue reading

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Five Best-Practice Accounts Payable Tips for a Smoother Cash Flow

Watching the cash balance is one of the most frequent activities of a small business owner. Besides making sure you have enough cash for payroll and bills, there is another huge opportunity you can benefit from: lowering the cost of … Continue reading

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Spring-Clean Your QuickBooks Company File

There are a lot of clues that indicate trouble with your QuickBooks company file. Is it time for a check-up and tune-up? After this ridiculously long winter, you’ll probably hear few complaints about things like puddles in the street, summer … Continue reading

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