Author Archive: Charlie
Charlie Russell is the founder of CCRSoftware. He's been involved with the small business software industry since the mid 70's, focusing on inventory and accounting software for small businesses. Charlie is a Certified Advanced QuickBooks ProAdvisor. Look for Charlie's articles in the Accountex Report blog, as well as his California Wildflower Hikes blog.
Intuit has released QuickBooks 2014 R1, which contains a number of new features as well as improvements to existing ones. This article is a short list of the major new features – for a comprehensive list of the changes as well as in-depth drilldowns, see the articles in QuickBooks and Beyond. All Versions of QuickBooks […]
I’ve been seeing a lot of discussions, and confusion, relating to a messaging change that Intuit implemented in QuickBooks 2013 recently. It seemed like a small change to me when I first noticed this, but in this day and age of malware and “free performance update” scams there have been people questioning if this is […]
It should be no surprise to anyone that I’m addicted to blogs. After all, I write articles for several blogs myself (QuickBooks and Beyond, Practical QuickBooks, Intuit Small Business Blog, CCRSoftware Tips, California Wildflower Hikes). I try to follow over 40 different blogs on many subjects – QuickBooks, local news, wildflowers and natural history, blogging […]
When you use the Send button in QuickBooks 2012 to email a copy of an invoice (or, the Email button in QuickBooks 2013) the content of that email message is set in your Send Forms preferences. Here’s a tip on how to insert the invoice number in the subject line of that invoice. Here’s a […]
There’s a lot of information published about QuickBooks in many different blogs (and other sources) – here’s a rundown of some of the more interesting things I came across in November (some from me, some from other writers). See the articles for details! QuickBooks and Windows 8: At this time Intuit doesn’t officially support Windows […]
Here’s a common question – “How can I get a list of customers that I’ve added to my QuickBooks company file this last month”. There are a couple of ways of doing this, let me show you a trick.
Here’s a problem that a reader in QuickBooks and Beyond brought to me that I hadn’t seen before. Create an invoice, and when you try to save it you get a message “You must assign a Sales Tax Code to this line item…” . QuickBooks won’t let you save the invoice until you do. The […]
OK, so you are using QuickBooks Accountant, because you want to have access to ALL of the features that QuickBooks includes. Or perhaps you are an accountant or QuickBooks ProAdvisor, and that is the version that you were given. Did you happen to notice that the Job Costing Center isn’t showing in your menu? Want […]
It’s that time of year – time to file your 1099 MISC forms, and this year is crazier than most. There is a bug in the QuickBooks 1099 Wizard that affects SOME people, and I have a workaround for it. This is only an issue if you are trying to map out an Other Current […]