Category Archives: Accounting Basics

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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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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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 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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5 Ways to Accelerate Your Receivables in QuickBooks

Increasing your income is good. But even if you can’t, you can still take steps to collect the money you’re already owed faster. Here are five ways. If you asked five small business owners to name the top three roadblocks … Continue reading

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Start Planning Now for 2014 Income Taxes

You may not have even completed your 2013 taxes yet. But now is an ideal time to start getting ready for your 2014 returns. We know that you’re in some stage of preparation for your 2013 income taxes. It may … Continue reading

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Is Your Business Using the Right Accounting System?

Have you ever tried on a shirt or jeans and found they didn’t fit at all? They looked great on the hanger, but that was the end of it. Accounting systems come in all sizes, shapes, and colors just like … Continue reading

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Optimize Your Revenue Mix for More Profits in 2014

Many small business owners focus on generating more revenue every year,  and that’s a great objective. But not all revenue is created equally. If you sell more than one product or service in your business, then you can benefit from looking … Continue reading

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Five Tips to Get Ready for a Pain-Free Tax Time

With the holiday season just around the corner, it’s a perfect time to get your financial records in order. Tax moves you make now can mean finding more “green” to spend on family gifts and festivities. Here are five quick … Continue reading

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