Why get QuickBooks Accountant instead of QuickBooks Pro?

Do you wonder if you should get QuickBooks Accountant instead of QuickBooks Pro?  After all, QuickBooks Pro is cheaper.   Is QuickBooks Accountant really better than QuickBooks Pro?  Would QuickBooks Pro be sufficient?   If you are an accountant, bookkeeper, tax professional or QuickBooks consultant, then you really should get QuickBooks Accountant.  QuickBooks Accountant has the following unique features and functionality to help accounting professionals be more efficient and productive.  Read more

NEW Intuit Practice Excellence Program helps Accounting Professionals Grow Their Business

Recently there was a great discussion in my Linkedin Group, Successful QuickBooks Consultants titled “What is the biggest frustration you have with growing your bookkeeping practice?” The discussion had a large amount of activity and comments from group members.  Many accounting professionals, QuickBooks consultants, ProAdvisors, bookkeepers, tax professionals and more  struggle with the same issues – Streamlining work to avoid the ups and downs of revenue during the year, marketing our practice, hiring and retaining the right staff, deciding which new technology to learn and promote to our clients, figuring out how to get control of our business instead of it running us, etc etc!  Your clients request guidance from you on how to survive and to properly plan for the future. While you do a great job helping your clients with this, how many of you have reviewed your own practice, how you service your clients and how to grow revenue and profitability ?  Read more

Intuit Provides Support During the Frantic Days of Tax Season

Today is the day for many accounting professionals……the tax deadline for personal income taxes.  During the final days leading up to the due date, many accountants and tax professionals are working furiously to finish tax returns or file extensions.  Some may realize that  ‘I have a question and I need help NOW.’  Intuit’s tech support is there to help accounting professionals who use Lacerte or ProSeries for tax preparation.  What I found interesting is how Intuit’s leadership team supports the call center employees during the final days of tax season.  Read more

Top 10 QuickBooks Technical Support Questions

QuickBooks Technical Support receives calls on a variety of topics from people who need help with QuickBooks.  This is the Top 10 Technical Support Questions for March, 2011 along with a link to the relevant Knowledge Base (KB) article. “The more QuickBooks ProAdvisors know, the better they can serve their clients. Keep on sharing the info!” says Rich Walker, Director – Accountant Communications, Media Relations and Social Media at Intuit. Read more