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Accepting new clients away from (Off-Boarding) another local bookkeeping company. What to ask for.
Hello everyone! There are only a couple real reasons that an accountant receives a new client: They opened their business and need a bookkeeper They realized the benefit of someone else doing the books Their bookkeeper is retiring soon They do not ha...
by ParkwayInc Senior Member in Remove roadblocks ‎January 14, 2018 4:49 AM
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Paying a Nanny
A friend of mine has been paying their nanny through her new small business. She now knows this is not allowed and going forward will not pay her from the business. But how does she handle this for 2017? Should she issue the nanny a 1099 from the bus...
by love2run Member in Remove roadblocks ‎January 11, 2018 4:10 AM
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Are wages earned in 2017 but not paid until 2018 subject to the minimum wage increase?
Can anyone tell me if wages earned in 2017 but not paid until 2018 are subject to the 2018 minimum wage increase? All wages were earned in Florida, if so is there any either State of Federal document that I can use to prove my position?
by kmiles Member in Remove roadblocks ‎January 09, 2018 9:42 AM
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Some issues with QBcommunity that bug me
1) difficult to read font on mobile. It looks like it’s Grey we out and as thin as you can make it, which makes it very tough to read.2) The login screen within a login screen. Hard to figure out on a desktop and almost impossible (again) to see on t...
by photosbydepuhl Frequent Contributor in Remove roadblocks ‎January 06, 2018 5:00 PM
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Client Takes Too Much of My Time!
I am an independent contractor with good time-management skills (hello, I bill by the hour). One of my regular clients...not so much. She prefers to give me my assignments via phone, and much of these conversations involve her thinking out loud and u...
by Ianbel08 Senior Member in Remove roadblocks ‎January 03, 2018 4:59 PM
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Client sent me Resale Certificate only after they had already paid 2x invoices including Sales Tax
Hello community, I just started my LLC a few months ago and things have been running smoothly so far. My business is renting out goods and I have had three jobs through the same client so far. I have charged this client sales tax twice already and no...
by HH Established Member in Remove roadblocks ‎January 03, 2018 9:09 AM
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What's one fear/challenge/problem that you're ready to move *beyond*?
How can you make that happen in your business/life? What would help you make this reality?
by AudreyPratt Super Contributor in Remove roadblocks ‎December 15, 2017 12:43 PM
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Recovering From a Disaster
Has anyone gone through a natural disaster with their small business and recovered? I live in Sonoma and I'm witnessing the tragedies and triumphs of many local businesses in the Napa and Sonoma area trying to get back on their feet. I'd love to hear...
by BillJohnston Community Manager in Remove roadblocks ‎December 08, 2017 5:19 PM
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I charged sales tax without 'Certificate of Authority'
Hello community, I just started my LLC a few months ago which is a business renting out lighting equipment to the film industry. So far I already had three jobs through the same client and I charged sales tax on the first two invoices. On the third i...
by HH Established Member in Remove roadblocks ‎December 06, 2017 3:42 AM
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Do you have a mentor?
I just started my business and it’s a bit overwhelming for me. Do you have a mentor? I know that there are specific places out there where you can get mentors for free but I find that sometimes I have a question that can be answered by a mentor, I en...
by aafable Established Member in Remove roadblocks ‎November 09, 2017 4:21 PM
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Gift Idea + A Way to Help with Sonoma County/Napa Recovery
Just in case people still needed a gift idea and wanted to help our recovering economy - December is upon us! A friend of mine (Mirit Cohen) is an awesome chef based in the Bay Area who put together this guide "How to Buy Wine From Fire-Impacted Wine...
by JamesOng Community Host in Remove roadblocks ‎November 08, 2017 11:30 AM
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Caregiver problems
Are there any other Home Care or Home Health companies out there? I have been struggling with finding good quality caregivers who want to work. I'll have people apply and not show up for interviews. I'll hire them they don't show up or they come up w...
by LaDawnCareALot Member in Remove roadblocks ‎November 03, 2017 2:16 PM
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What problem can the QB Community help you solve today?
There are so many factors that go into owning your own business, and your fellow members are here to help! *Stronger together*
by AudreyPratt Super Contributor in Remove roadblocks ‎October 24, 2017 4:32 PM
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Does your money matter to you? We're guessing it does.
Money Matters: Boost Your Cash Flow In Three Simple Steps. Sounds great, right? Meet Dawn Fotopulos, one woman on a mission. Dawn earns her living advising small business owners on how they can achieve financial success and admits she views her work ...
by AudreyPratt Super Contributor in Remove roadblocks ‎October 17, 2017 4:15 PM
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What's your favorite thing to put off (and *not* get done) when it comes to running your business?
I always do my fun work first, which means the less-interesting tasks can pile up. Like organizing receipts, replacing materials or equipment and the like. I've never figured out a way to keep up on that stuff as I go along. Wondering if anyone here ...
by ShanaNiederman Community Manager in Remove roadblocks ‎October 17, 2017 6:20 AM
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