Monthly Archives: April 2016

Why You Should Use QuickBooks’ Snapshots

What do you do when you need to get information in QuickBooks about customers or about payments they've made in QuickBooks? Fortunately, you have several options. You could, for example: Create a report Go to their Customer pages Click on Receive Payments on the Home Page and use the Findarrows (not very elegant or fast,…
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Tax Tips for the Self-Employed

If you are a self-employed, you normally carry on a trade or business. Sole proprietors and independent contractors are two types of self-employment. If this applies to you, there are a few basic things you should know about how your income affects your federal tax return. If you're self-employed, here are six important tax tips…
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Cut your Tax Bill with Home Energy Credits

Did you know that it's possible to trim your tax bill and save on your energy bills with certain home improvements? Here are some key facts you should know about home energy tax credits: Non-Business Energy Property Credit Part of this credit is worth 10 percent of the cost of certain qualified energy-saving items you…
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Parents: Don’t Miss Out on These Tax Savers

If you have children, you may be able to reduce the amount of taxes owed for the year using tax credits and deductions. Here are several tax benefits you might be able to take advantage of when you file your federal tax return: Dependents. In most cases, you can claim your child as a dependent.…
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