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QuickBooks and Bookkeeping News

We have all heard the old adage, Garbage In = Garbage Out.  Here are four tips to keep your QuickBooks financial information tidy.  We recommend you make this part of your monthly bookkeeping process.

QuickBooks offers 3 Task Management Tools to help you stay on track with the accounting stuff you need to get done.

Calculating a Break Even Point is relatively easy in QuickBooks.  This article explains the concept, and gives an example on how to make this calculation using your QuickBooks data.

A Compendium of Financial Ratios for QuickBooks provides a list and description of financial ratios most used by business managers and lenders.

 

Seacoast Accountability is now offering affordable QuickBooks classes!  Email us at info@SeacoastAccountability.com, or call us at (603) 834-1271, for further details.

Save up to 35% on QuickBooks 2014 software and products when you purchase from our website at www.SeacoastAccountability.com.


Payroll and Employee News

Now that summer is nearing an end, seasonal workers, interns returning to school, and other changes in staffing are happening in several industries.  Be sure that you have all of the correct information you will need to file accurate W-2s and 1099s at year end-verify addresses, social security numbers, and entity classification and numbers for contracted labor.

Hearing Loss and Headphones in the Work Place

On a lighter note, read about this graphic designer and home brewing enthusiast who put his resume on a Bottle of Beer and got a job!

Creative Recruiting describes innovative ways to find that talented candidate for your company’s open position.  Each strategy includes an informative take away summary of the technique.

Avoid the headaches-Seacoast Accountability payroll services start at $100 per month.

Taxes

The IRS knows that it may take a while for you to get your new business up and running.  Even if it has been more than three years, and you still haven’t made a profit, can your business be reclassified as a Hobby?  This article explains how to determine if you are engaged in a hobby or a business, and how a hobby is reported for tax purposes.  If you feel that your business may be reclassified as a hobby, please give us a call for further guidance.

Several people seek an additional job, or change jobs during the summer.  There are several overlooked tax deductions that you may be able to take if you have Job Hunting Expenses.

Do you have a Vacation Home that you rent out during the summer?  Read about how to report rental income and deductions if you rent out property that is also used for personal reasons.  In some instances, you do not even have to report the rental income received, and in others, your deductions may be limited.

I know as a business owner, I prefer to make charitable contributions from my business account, so that I can show my company’s efforts in supporting the community or cause.  Unfortunately, claiming a Small Business Charitable

Is your tax return getting too complicated to do yourself? Give us a call! 

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Disclaimer: This post is intended to provide general information about the subjects posted.  It should no way be construed as tax or financial advisement.  We do not endorse any website or product introduced here.  Please contact Seacoast Accountability, a CPA, or a tax professional to discuss your particular tax or financial situation.

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