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QuickBooks Desktop Security Threat Update

Description: Intuit has identified, and is implementing an update to address a security vulnerability in QuickBooks desktop software. This has no impact on QuickBooks Online. Detailed Instructions: For supported versions of QuickBooks desktop, Intuit has begun the process of proactively notifying customers of the steps required to install an update, which is designed to address […]

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QuickBooks Desktop: Attach Documents for a Paperless Tomorrow

Accounting is about more than just numbers. QuickBooks lets you make documents available from within the program itself. You could call QuickBooks a “green” computer program. It can conserve reams of paper by storing customer and vendor records, for example, emailing transaction forms, and accepting online payments. Most small businesses are a long way from […]

Comparing QuickBooks Desktop with QuickBooks Online

    Intuit is placing an increasing emphasis on QuickBooks Online, but it isn’t a product that all accounting professionals are familiar with. Many of us have been working with QuickBooks Desktop (for Windows) for years and that is our comfort zone. Intuit keeps on trying to push us out of that comfort zone. My […]


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10 Things You Shouldn’t Do with QuickBooks!

After years of constantly having to resolve issues with QuickBooks, I realized that the cause of most problems lay with end users or the system administrator in charge of the QuickBooks deployment. So I thought it would be helpful to list 10 common mistakes that lead to major QuickBooks headaches. With this list in hand, […]

QuickBooks 2016: Exciting New Features

QuickBooks 2016 has a strong emphasis on improved reports, easier bill tracking and faster deletion of transactions. Furthermore, there are a number of more fresh flourishes available with this version that will enhance the overall accounts handling for CPAs and SMBs. Let’s see what is new in QuickBooks 2016. 1. Better Bill Tracking This is […]

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How to Handle Bank Deposits after Running Financial Exchange

Handling Bank Deposits after Running Financial Exchange  By default, cash from Point of Sale is placed in the Cash In Drawer account in QuickBooks, while checks and credit/debit transaction are placed in the Undeposited Funds account. To perform a deposit after you have completed the Financial Exchange process with QuickBooks (using the default mappings), you […]

QuickBooks EMV Update: Intuit will take The Fall on QuickBooks Fraud for an Additional 6 Months

There have been a lot of interest and questions around EMV chip-enabled cards and the EMV liability shift on October 1st. We wanted to share a bit more about EMV and the communication Intuit will be delivering to its QuickBooks Payments customers over the next week. Below is the email that will be sent to QuickBooks […]



QuickBooks: How to avoid the top mistakes made by new QuickBooks users

If you’re new to QuickBooks, now is the time to get off on the right foot. Learn from others’ mistakes and avoid these common problems. You’ll thank yourself later! Don’t use the sample files as your actual company file QuickBooks includes sample files that you can use as examples for setting up your own QuickBooks […]

QuickBooks: Windows 10 FAQ

Beginning on July 29 2015, Microsoft will be rolling out its newest operating system Windows 10. It is an optional update as you are not required to update to Windows 10 from your current Operating System (Windows 7 or Windows 8). Below you will find some FAQs regarding Windows 10, QuickBooks, and QuickBooks Point of […]



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, […]