Tag Archives : QuickBooks 2013

QuickBooks Point of Sale is requiring administrative privileges.

I try to log in and Point of Sale tells me that I need administrative privileges: Point of sale requiring administrative privileges has cropped up recently, here is an approach to help clear it up. The problem is that the user qbposdbsrv doesn’t have enough rights to launch the QBPOS database server. Without the database service running, […]



QuickBooks: Don’t Buy Pirated Software!

The Dangers of Purchasing Pirated Software   Due to a recent interaction with a business owner in California, I find it important to write about the dangers of purchasing a pirated copy of QuickBooks software. That means you are purchasing software from a secondary source that is not an authorized Intuit Reseller or from Intuit directly, […]

QuickBooks Inventory Counting | Improve Operations 2

QuickBooks Inventory Counting Does your business manage an inventory? In this article, we will explain how you can improve operations, increase customer satisfaction, and reduce theft with one simple action: counting. How often do you count the money in your wallet or purse? How often do you go through your refrigerator and pantry before you […]



QuickBooks POS and QuickBooks Financial Reports

How come QuickBooks Financial Sales Summary reports do not match with my POS sales reports?  First of all, yes, if you are running the sales summary report in QuickBooks, the report may not match your QuickBooks POS sales report. The reason is that the Gift Certificate purchases and redemptions ARE included.  So in other words, […]

QuickBooks Point of Sale GoPayment Sync Overview

Mobile Sync QBPOS team at Intuit talk the future of QBPOS and mobile functionality. With the 2013 version, Intuit has certainly delivered. In essence, you can now synchronize the items in your QBPOS item list with devices capable of running the Intuit GoPayment credit card solution. Then, process sales on the mobile device and have […]

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Fixing QuickBooks Installation Errors

Fixing QuickBooks Installation Intuit releases updates to supported versions of QuickBooks quite often, and this is the time of year when we seem to see a lot of updates. That means it is a good time to talk about fixing QuickBooks installation errors. Nothing warms the heart more than seeing “The update installer has encountered […]

Tracking “Use” Tax on Purchases in QuickBooks – QB Services : How to Track Use Tax?

Tracking Use Tax on Purchases in QuickBooks We were recently asked about how to track Use Tax on purchases in QuickBooks. In states that charge sales tax, purchasers within those states often avoid paying tax by purchasing items from out-of-state suppliers. However, they are required to report those purchases to the state in which they “use” […]

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Store Unique Information in the Custom Fields in QuickBooks – QB Services

Every business has some sort of unique information that is important to its operation. While QuickBooks Desktop provides the places to store the basic information that every business needs, you will often find that you need to store additional data such as a customer’s vehicle registration number or the weight of an inventory item – […]

QuickBooks Inventory Parts Notes Disappearing – QuickBooks Services

Lately there has been a rash of questions about a perceived bug in QuickBooks in several different discussion forums – how QuickBooks is not saving Notes on inventory parts. Fortunately, that isn’t what is really happening – rather than being a situation where data is lost it is just a case of the design. Your […]

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How to Prevent Negative Inventory: Because it is BAD – QuickBooks

You can use the inventory feature in QuickBooks to keep track of the “quantity on hand” (QOH) of inventory parts and assemblies, but this can add a dimension of complexity that can create problems for a small business. One of these problems has to do with allowing negative quantities to occur. Let’s talk about why […]