The CRA has issued a news release for those people affected by the recent fires in Alberta. I called the CRA this afternoon to get a bit more information for one of my customers who has lost her home in Fort McMurray. I found out that the CRA has set up a Fort McMurray help… Continue reading CRA info for businesses and individuals affected by the Fort McMurray and north-east fires
Vote For the Top 100 ProAdvisors of 2016
Customers, friends, and fellow bookkeepers, it's that time again! I need your vote to become an Insightful Accountant Top 100 ProAdvisor for 2016. It's one vote per person, and filling out the entire survey is optional. What's required is your first name, last name, email, and a check-mark next to my name (alphabetical by last name,… Continue reading Vote For the Top 100 ProAdvisors of 2016
How do I enter the Small Business Job Credit refund into QuickBooks or QBO?
This week, I've been noticing that the Job Credits for Small Business have been appearing in many of my customers' CRA online accounts. I haven't seen any refund cheques or deposits yet, but those should be starting to roll in soon. You might remember the Hiring Credit for Small Business (HCSB) that was around for… Continue reading How do I enter the Small Business Job Credit refund into QuickBooks or QBO?
Holiday bonus? What you must know if you’re issuing bonus cheques using QBO Payroll.
THE PROBLEM: I wrote a bonus paycheque using QBO Payroll and the calculations are wrong. A NOTE: Intuit payroll engineers are aware of this issue and are working on a resolution. THE SCENARIO: It’s December, a time for staff parties, office treats, and hopefully… bonuses! Today I sat down to issue one such paycheque in… Continue reading Holiday bonus? What you must know if you’re issuing bonus cheques using QBO Payroll.
How the Print later feature works in QBO
How to batch print in QBO and how to get rid of invoices marked to be printed.
What to do about a blank page in QBO
What do to if your TD1 amounts are not updating in QuickBooks
Happy New Year! We're a few days into 2015, and I've come across several client files where the current Federal and Provincial TD1 amounts are NOT updating. This is a known issue in QuickBooks desktop and hopefully there will be a fix soon. First things thing. Please make sure you have the latest tax table installed in… Continue reading What do to if your TD1 amounts are not updating in QuickBooks
Don’t turn on multi-currency in QBO by accident!
QuickBooks Desktop to Online Conversion – Canada
Many Canadian ProAdvisors I talk to are excited about QuickBooks Online (QBO), but a common complaint has been that there is no conversion tool. EXCITING NEWS! It appears that the conversion tool is now available from right inside a desktop file. These are my early observations, as there isn't much information available on the tool… Continue reading QuickBooks Desktop to Online Conversion – Canada
The top 10 things you need to know about QuickBooks Online and GST/HST
EDITOR'S NOTE: This article is now WAY out of date. Intuit has made many improvements to the sales tax centre. Check back soon for information about a new sales tax course I will be releasing in February 2020! If you're just getting starting using QuickBooks Online (QBO), here are a few things to know about… Continue reading The top 10 things you need to know about QuickBooks Online and GST/HST