From the monthly archives:

December 2011

Each month, many small company owners elect to incorporate their business.  They might decide at the beginning, or may choose to do it later because their company is growing and they want to shield themselves from the potential liability that growing companies face. Regardless, business owners want to limit the extent to which their personal assets […]

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QuickBooks speed and performance is something that we all deal with. As our QuickBooks files get bigger the worse performance becomes. When you are dealing with Enterprise the typical file begins to demonstrate performance issues at around 500MB while Pro and Premier files typically show degradation around 256MB.   There are two reasons for this, […]

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We imagine that you have a big list of tasks to get done over the remaining 10 days approaching 2012, But in the midst of your growing list of to-do’s, you should be making sure that you properly close out the business year. Alyssa Gregory at Small Business Bonfire recommends five important tasks to complete […]

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Lisa Autry at Pinnacle asks, “Is your worker really an independent contractor, as defined by law?”   This question is taking on new importance for employers in the state of California. Last month, Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law Senate Bill 459, labeled by its opponents as “The Job Killer Act.” The new regulation imposes […]

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Application hosting is not limited to QuickBooks and Microsoft products any longer.  Kacee Johnson at Cloud9 Real Time Explains – The Cloud9 virtual server solution provides clients with a private cloud to host all their desktop applications including Tax Software, Time & Billing programs, CRM systems etc. Tax software hosting allows users to access the […]

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Every fall, Intuit, the maker of Quickbooks, updates the software. Well, it’s that time of year and they released Quickbooks 2012 in mid September. So, what can you expect in Quickbooks 2012, and, as usual, there have been some obvious improvements: An easier start-up experience, for one. In earlier releases, to set-up company file, one had […]

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