Duplicating data entry is both a waste of time and a source of errors – so how can you avoid it, how can you never enter data twice?
Five ideas to ease the pain of VAT
Most businesses should be indifferent to VAT. You add it to your sales invoices, collect it when you get paid by the customer and pay it over to HMRC when it’s due. In principle: no problem.
Accounting for deferred income – QuickBooks training video (7 min)
If your business sells annual subscriptions or licences and you issue invoices upfront but want to see the revenue come through you P&L over the life of the contract, this is how to do the accounting in QuickBooks.
QuickBooks training and implementation for your business
We use QuickBooks in our business and have been recommending it to clients for many years. We’ve built up a wealth of experience in how to apply QuickBooks to a wide variety of businesses from start-ups to international, multi-user, multi-site companies.
Accounting in Excel – back to the future
With the vast choice of software solutions available, this sounds counter-intuitive but in both cases Excel is the best answer.
Is my accounting any good?
Towards the end of this burst of activity the accounting processes should be working on “autopilot” and everyone can concentrate again on delivering the profit and achieving growth potential of the business.
Create a useful QuickBooks Aged Debtors Report – QuickBooks training video (2min)
A useful Aged Debtors report is one that’s in top-down order (not alphabetical), highlights negative balances for attention and is readily available for you every day.
Display negative numbers in red and in brackets – QuickBooks training video (2min)
Negative numbers – a cost where income should be, a creditor where a debtor should be – need to stand out in your management reports. Here’s how.
QuickBooks not fitting your business like a glove? Help is at hand!
Thousands of businesses are already QuickBooks users but may not be getting the most out of it, yet a short QuickBooks training session – building on your existing level of knowledge – should get your business and QuickBooks totally in tune with each other.
Buying and depreciating fixed assets – QuickBooks training video (6min)
In this Very QuickBooks tutorial we look at accounting for the acquisition and depreciation of fixed assets in QuickBooks and how memorised transactions can save you hours of work.