Hiring for your business, Part 1: Contractors vs. employees

[Editor's Note: This is the first in a series of Intuit articles we are republishing here on Little Square that may help you in the decisions you need to make before hiring workers. Look for more soon.] It's important to classify your workers … [Read more...]

Overstuffed? Condense the size of your company file

Here on the QuickBooks for Mac team, we often talk to users who have been using QuickBooks for ten years or more.  Yep, over ten years! And even if you haven't been using QuickBooks that long, you may have an active business with lots of … [Read more...]

Finding your company file and other file tips

Over the lifespan of QuickBooks for Mac, a lot of users have asked a lot of questions about working with their company file. "Help!? I can't find where I saved my company file!" or "Where should I back up my file?" Here's our best advice: If you … [Read more...]

Tips for getting off to a smooth start with QuickBooks

QuickBooks is designed to capture and reflect what happens in real life. It takes care of accounting so you can focus on what happens in your day-to-day business. The tips in this article will help you get the most out of QuickBooks with the fewest … [Read more...]

QuickBooks Defined: Transactions

In the QuickBooks world, we talk about transactions a lot. In the simplest of terms, any time money changes hands, invoice a customer so they will pay you, write a check to pay a vendor or deposit money into your bank account, it’s a … [Read more...]

QuickBooks Defined: Single user mode vs. multiuser mode

Starting with QuickBooks 2011 for Mac, you have two choices in the way different people can work on your company file: single user mode and multiuser mode. Single user mode: Wait your turn If QuickBooks is running in single user mode, any number of … [Read more...]

QuickBooks Defined: Items

When the QuickBooks term “items” comes up, many users immediately think “inventory”—that is, things that retail businesses sell. Service business owners may wonder why they need to fool around with items, since they sell services rather than physical … [Read more...]

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