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Advice please: PC for semi-outdoor use

Hi Yall, Preface: This may be the wrong sub I will look for pc builders sub next, but I figure the Master Race Insane PC Rigs could shed light on my predicament. Even writing this is helping me a bit think it through. I did do a quick search here and seems that airflow is […]

Exiting a Partnership

I formally entered a partnership early this year, but the actual effort that went into it and even one sale was before the arrangement was formalized. In retrospect I think every mistake possible was made in forming this company, and now I want out. For background we started with the agreement that it would be […]

How much would you pay for expense tracking?

Hi there, I was wondering for any small business out there who currently hates invoice tracking how much would they pay. example service. Take photo of receipt or send off receipts to an address. worker scans or cleans up photo of receipt. OCR's receipt or manually adds text in for receipt. person adds it to […]

Best Personal Finance Management Software

Hey all, I have a question and I am having a hard time finding a good answer. I am looking for financial management software to manage my personal finances including assets, investments and rental properties. From the looks of it Quicken seems to be the best and most fully featured option. However, my two primary […]

Unpaid Internship, worth it?

So I'm in Ontario, Canada and I just finished my first year of University. I applied and got an internship just through sheer cold emailing. The firm is literally just one guy (he has his CPA), whose the sole proprietor, a receptionist who does some data entry, and a guy in India who does some […]

[FOR HIRE] Systems Administrator – Orlando, FL

Testing the waters to see what's out there. Below is a short list of my experience: * Active Directory * Hypervisor (HyperV/VMware * Microsoft Exchange Server 2007/10/13 * Sonicwall and Barracuda firewalls * Microsoft Office suites * QuickBooks Pro and Enterprise * Print Managment * NTFS and share permissions * Group Policy * Backup systems […]

SMB Quickbooks Competitor Sells and Returns to Consulting Roots

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QB 2015 for light manufacturing/assembly?

I'm not super familiar with QuickBooks. I'm trying to set up a system to handle absorption costing for manufacturing, including scrap. I think I could set up a BOM including the components, but the amount of scrap varies by batch, so the total cost and amount of raw materials varies. It doesn't look like QuickBooks […]

Would you let AI to handle your bookkeeping?

Let's say there was an AI that reads your bank statements and emails (to check for invoices and purchase order). The financial statements could be transferred into Quickbooks, Sage or Xero. Would you use a system like this? If not, why?

Would you let AI to handle your bookkeeping?

Let's say there was an AI that reads your bank statements and emails (to check for invoices and purchase order). The financial statements could be transferred into Quickbooks, Sage or Xero. Would you use a system like this? If not, why?

Enterprise Question (QB Enterprise 2016)

I'm a little rusty on QB, especially the Enterprise version. We have a client who is concerned with the data that the Enterprise version uploads to Intuit. I don't seem able to find any information about what is exactly uploaded. Anyone happen to know if it's the full file, parts of it, or dependent on […]

bookkeeping that include tracking cash and/or manually created banking accounts?

I signed up for GoDaddy Bookkeeping today. It doesn't look like I can manually add a banking type account and/or a petty cash account. After a long chat with their support person, they're telling me their software won't track any cash transactions. And I can't add my local little bank manually (it's not on their […]

How difficult would it be for me to take over accounting at the small business I work for?

I work for a small business (6 employees) and the lady who's been doing our accounting is no longer able to do it. I've been working here for a while and would love to make some extra money doing the books BUT I am not an accountant. I am however good at math and learning […]

GnuCash mobile accounting app

Does anyone use the mobile app, or on the desktop? I use it as a personal checkbook, it's pretty cool that you can use emoji for the 'name' of a given account. 🙂 iPhone users may not have GnuCash on the App Store; do you use mobile accounting software like QuickBooks? Is there anything free […]

Help, hired an international student off the books

I opened up a small startup with my friend in NYC last August. We ended up hiring a friend of ours. However, he was an international student, who didn't get his working papers until this past March. We've been paying him off the books since he couldn't get a job as an international student. However, […]

Small Tax Prep Business wants me to take over sysadmin job

Small Business has 16 seats and some expensive client server software (QuickBooks and others). This is a solo sysadmin part-time position with only one server. Add to that: they are moving to another building soon. I have an old Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer from 2003 and I was hired to manage a Server 2008 environment […]

QBPro 2007

I have quickbooks pro 2007 on old pc. I want to transfer the info on QBPRO2007 to a new computer (not sure if mac or pc) and get new QB edition. What would be the best way of doing this task. thanks.

Uncleared Check – Transferred Books – Reconciliation

Trying to figure out how to best handle. My company just switched business management, and we transferred our books to Quickbooks, entered all the opening balances — but there were three uncleared checks on their old books, our old business management's check stock, and now when I'm going to reconcile the books, since these checks […]

Tax Preparing Business needs someone to take over managing their Windows Server network

Small Business has 16 seats and some expensive Tax Preparation client server software (QuickBooks and others). The guy who managed their network has abandoned it. They asked me to take it over. I have an old Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer from 2003 and I was hired to manage a Server 2008 environment for 6 months […]

Need a new employee time clock. Recommendations?

We've got a 12 year old timeclock where employees swipe their badge and it clocks them in and out. It sucks. If they forget to clock out one day, the next day when they clock in it treats it like they're clocking out after a 24 hour work day. Payroll department insanity ensues. We also […]