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Bugs in Custom Fields in QuickBooks 2015 R6

Check out Charlie Russell’s short article on the description of the bugs and their impact from the QuickBooks 2015 R6 release. http://www.sleeter.com/blog/2015/04/quickbooks-2015-r6-problems

Downloading an online bank statement opens the wrong version of QuickBooks

Source: http://support.quickbooks.intuit.com/support/articles/SLN42439 You download an online bank statement (Web Connect file or .QBO) directly from a Financial Institution (FI) site, and the wrong version of QuickBooks opens. This may also occur when double-clicking a Web Connect file (.QBO) after it has been saved to your computer. Why this is happening With multiple versions of QuickBooks installed, electing to […]

Paypal issues Form 1099-K to sellers

Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 6050W states that all US payment processors, including PayPal, are required by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to provide information to the IRS about certain customers who receive payments for the sale of goods or services through PayPal. PayPal is required to report gross payments received for sellers who receive […]

QuickBooks: Marking payments for exclusion from Form 1099-MISC

Beginning with the 2011 tax year, the IRS requires you to exclude from Form 1099-MISC any payments you made by credit card, debit card, gift card, or third-party payment network such as PayPal. (These payments are being reported by the card issuers and third-party payment networks on Form 1099-K.) When you use check payments (in […]

New version of Flash Player to patch an exploit

New version Flash Player to patch an exploit Check for the version of Adobe Flash Player on your computer: https://www.adobe.com/software/flash/about If you version is below the latest, it is recommended that you upgrade from: http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer Source: http://krebsonsecurity.com/2014/07/microsoft-adobe-push-critical-fixes

Rolling Back QuickBooks 2014 to Release 5 (R5)

If you installed QuickBooks R6, and are having problems, you should be able to roll back to R5. You can call us to to do this or follow the steps below. Uninstall QuickBooks. You should do this with each machine that you have it installed on. Then, re-install with the proper version: Pro: http://dlm.download.intuit.com/akdlm/SBD/QuickBooks/2014/US_R5/QuickBooksPro2014.exe Premier: […]

Emailed forms may not seen by customers if you use the QuickBooks Email service

If you email forms from QuickBooks (Invoices, Sales Receipts, reports, etc.) using the QuickBooks Email service, your email may not be seen by the recipient. Just because you send form via email from QuickBooks, doesn’t mean that you are affected, as there are 3 ways to send forms from QuickBooks, but only one of them […]

QuickBooks 2014 Critical Fixes updates (ULIP) – Patch May Not Be Installed

QuickBooks 2014 Export to Excel has been a problem for some. Intuit issued a QuickBooks 2014 Critical Fixes updates (ULIP), but sometimes these patches may not be installed, here’s how to tell and how to make sure they install correctly. http://support.quickbooks.intuit.com/support/Articles/INF23122

Patch available for trouble exporting to Excel from QuickBooks Enterprise

Patch available for trouble exporting to Excel from QuickBooks Enterprise http://dataservices.intuit.com/support/articles/sln83589

Unable to export to Excel after updating to QuickBooks 2014 R5

Unable to export to Excel after updating to QuickBooks 2014 R5 In QuickBooks 2014 R5, you are unable to export reports to Excel (such as a transaction journal or A/R aging report) or emailing reports as an Excel document. When clicking the export button (or email– Send Report as Excel), you will not see the export to Excel option appear like it […]

Welcome Your Employees to QuickBooks ViewMyPaycheck2

Welcome Your Employees to QuickBooks ViewMyPaycheck2 http://static.onlinepayroll.intuit.com/LearnMore/PDF/ViewMyPaycheck.pdf

QuickBooks ViewMyPaycheck users must convert to version 2 by 03/31/13

QuickBooks ViewMyPaycheck users must convert to version 2 by 03/31/13. Here’s how: Already using ViewMyPaycheck (Version 1)? Thanks for being a loyal ViewMyPaycheck customer! We’ve made lots of great improvements in ViewMyPaycheck 2 based on suggestions from customers just like you. So check out some of the features, take it for a test drive (opens in a new […]

QuickBooks Attached Documents Feature

The QuickBooks Attached Documents Feature seems to be handy, as it allows you to attach document(s) scanned or already on your computer to a transaction in QuickBooks. It’s now a part of QuickBooks without needing a subscription, the files are stored locally where the company file is stored, in a sub-folder named Attach. You can drop […]

Windows 8 Numberpad Not Working?

Windows 8 Numberpad Not Working? Click on Start –> Control Panel –> Ease of Access –> Ease of Access Center –> Click on “Make the mouse easier to use” –> Under Control the mouse with the keyboard, uncheck the check box “Turn ON Mouse Keys” –> Click on OK.   If you are connecting in […]

Merchant Chargeback Process

Chargebacks are an unpleasant fact of life for merchants. Hopefully, chargebacks will be a rare event for you, but you should know how to protect yourself. A chargeback is a transaction that has been disputed by a customer. Chargebacks occur for a variety of reasons. For example, the customer may be unsatisfied with the merchandise, or a […]

How to Change Power Button to Logoff (Win 7 and Win 8 w/ Classic Shell)

A great way to regain some familiar functionality to Windows 8 is to install Classic Shell. It’s puts the Start button back on the desktop. However to customize it’s functionality, you must access it’s setting in the Start>All Programs>Classic Shell>Classic Shell Start Menu Settings. One of the settings that we change on our remote access […]

How to count back change in manual point of sale

How to count back change This comes up in training on Point of Sale installations, how do you make change easily in a manual situation? The “count back” method is the best method to use, as it doesn’t require doing much math in your head and is self-checking. Say the sale is $63.19 and the […]

How to find your past posts on LinkedIn

LinkedIn has made some changes recently and there’s no more menu to easily find posts that you are following. But this direct link will get you there: http://www.linkedin.com/groupWatchList?viewWatches=  

How to create new year’s accounting folder structure from last year’s

Each January, we have to create to a new accounting folder structure. It’s great to have each year have the same structure as the previous one for quick switching between year’s data. This is a tedious task to accomplish manually, but is very quick to do with Window’s command line and the built in xcopy […]

12 Tips to Speed up Windows 7

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How to speed up your computer: Disabling Windows Aero on Win 7

Disabling Aero in Windows 7 is very simple: Right click the Desktop Click Personalize Under ‘Basic and High Contrast Themes, click ‘Windows 7 Basic’ Source: http://www.pcmag.com/slideshow_viewer/0,3253,l=251692&a=251692&po=12,00.asp Source: http://www.thewindowsclub.com/does-disabling-aero-really-improve-performance-in-windows-7

Recommended (Default) Location to Store QuickBooks Company Files

Recommended (Default) Location to Store Company Files To store your company files, you can use the recommended (default) location or choose another location. We recommend that you do not store your company files in the Program Files folder. Note: To accommodate the Windows 8, 7 and Vista operating systems that limits the use of the Program Files […]

How to login to your Intuit QuickBooks Account

How to login to your Intuit QuickBooks Account You think that this would be straight forward to login, download your software, or manage your account settings but it really isn’t if you just try to go to the main site intuit.com, instead go to: https://quickbooks.intuit.com/commerce/account/secure/login.jsp#

Add back Google Chrome Black Menu Bar

Google has removed the handy black top menu bar from it’s pages and replaced it with the dotted square icon that must be clicked to bring up a navigation menu. One more click doesn’t seem like a step forward to many of us as. Lots of people are complaining http://productforums.google.com/forum/#!topic/chrome/XEVP_TfF5k4 Thankfully, there’s a Google Chrome extension […]

Get “mailto” and “webcal” links to work in Chrome with Gmail and Calendar

Chrome’s chrome://settings/handlers does not seem to allow you to allow handlers such as mailto and webcal as it should, so here’s a work-around For mailto: – Make sure you are logged in to Gmail and the active window is your main Gmail page (or nothing will happen). – Copy/paste this into the address bar: javascript:navigator.registerProtocolHandler(“mailto”,”https://mail.google.com/mail/?extsrc=mailto&url=%s“,”Gmail”) – Add […]