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QuickBooks and Bookkeeping News

Using Pivot Tables in Excel allows you to create instant reports and graphs from QuickBooks reports.  This article walks you step by step through the process.

We discussed the Bank Feeds function for QuickBooks desktop software in our last newsletter.  This month we offer a similar article for our QuickBooks Online users.

The Intuit Marketplace offers hundred of third party applications made specifically to work with QuickBooks.  Find applications to help you with scheduling, accounts receivable, business planning, customer relation management, and various industry specific needs, just to name a few.

We have had several inquiries about our QuickBooks Certified User classes.  We would like to offer the class at the end of August, but need at least 4-5 people to sign up.  If you are interested in getting Certified, please use our Contact Form to show your interest and we will contact you about coordinating times and dates.

Seacoast Accountability is now offering affordable QuickBooks classes!  Email us at, 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

Payroll and Employee News

Avoid discrimination and other employment related lawsuits by conducting Legal and Effective Interviews.  This article explains what and what not to ask job applicants.

We really liked this article about how a good Job Description can help to weed out job candidates. This blog is also good because it has several related post links for additional information on a subject.
As a leader, you will encounter office conflicts.  Do you know how to Defuse an Emotional Conflict wisely?

The NH Department of Labor website has a good FAQ page pertaining to Wages and Work Hours.

Avoid a Wrongful Discharge Lawsuit with these tips on firing an employee.

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


Online Ecommerce businesses face the ongoing battle of sales tax compliance.  TaxJar offers several resources for online businesses, including an Ecommerce Sales Tax Tool that we feel is very affordably priced.

Many students will be looking for their first Summer Job.  Here are eight tips that they should know about taxes.

Last month, the IRS published Publication 1, which states the IRS mission, as well as the Taxpayer Bill of Rights.  There are 10 taxpayer rights discussed in this publication.

Since the second quarter has come to an end, we are reposting our article about tips for Making Estimated Tax Payments.

If you keep your own books, or have questions about estimated taxes, we encourage you to call for your Mid Year Check Up.  This will help avoid surprises at tax time that may result from bookkeeping errors or underpayment of taxes.

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

Small Business News

If you are not paying for FaceBook Advertising, did you know that if your page has 2,000 fans, a post on your page will reach approximately 120 people?  This is a good article on how to use the new FaceBook as a more effective marketing tool.

This is a great infographic on How to Make Your Posts Go Viral.

Here’s a five step plan for overcoming the fear of networking:  An Introvert’s Networking Survival Guide.

Are you thinking about Selling Your Business?  This article discusses some of the basic pitfalls to watch out for during the process.


Seacoast Accountability is looking for professionals who would like to have a link on the resource page of our website.

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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