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Intuit Data Protect Update 1.25.21.4004

| June 27, 2011 | 4 Comments

Intuit has released an update to Intuit Data Protect that fixes a problem that some people have run into. It also provides some additional internal diagnostics. These updates SHOULD be pushed to your system if you have enabled Automatic Updates, but you should check to be sure that you have it. 

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QuickBooks Sales Tax Reports Don’t Match Total Income

| January 27, 2011 | 14 Comments

I don’t have a lot of taxable sales in my business, so I only have to report my sales tax to California once a year. Throughout the year I just merrily go along entering my sales into QuickBooks, and in January I run my Sales Tax Liability report. I use that report to fill in the values […]

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QuickBooks 2010 R11

| January 20, 2011 | 2 Comments

Intuit has released the QuickBooks 2010 R11 update to manual update. I’ll list the changes that I’m aware of. There often are other changes that aren’t officially announced. Please note that I haven’t tested every one of these updates myself at this time.

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QuickBooks Reporting is Simple with QQube

| January 7, 2011 | 13 Comments

Getting useful reports from QuickBooks, in the format that you want, can be a real chore. Your options are to use the built-in QuickBooks reports, struggle with a complicated data access tool, or use a complicated add-on product that has limitations. This is all about to change with the release of a product that I’m […]

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QuickBooks 2011 Release R5

| January 6, 2011 | 31 Comments

Intuit has released the QuickBooks 2011 R5 update to manual update. This is a quick fix to a couple of the problems that were introduced with the recent R4 update. There are only three updates that have been announced at the time that I’m writing this.

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QuickBooks Plus Subscriptions

| December 28, 2010 | 15 Comments

With all of the hoopla surrounding the release of QuickBooks 2011 many people have overlooked one of the significant marketing changes – QuickBooks Desktop subscriptions through the QuickBooks Plus program. Let’s take a look at what this is, and how it will affect both users and ProAdvisors.

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QuickBooks Holiday Grinch

| December 21, 2010 | 34 Comments

It’s Christmas week here, when business SHOULD slow down, but it never seems to.  Rather than talk about new features (or bugs) in QuickBooks, or how to accomplish a particular task, I’m going to get on my soapbox and throw out some thoughts on things that have been bugging me. And, at the end, ask […]

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QuickBooks 2011 R4 Problem RESOLVED

| December 20, 2010 | 25 Comments

Whew! it isn’t a big problem after all, and the Intuit development team has a fairly simple fix for us. My apologies to everyone for stirring things up, and my thanks to Sam and Siddharth (and others) at Intuit for helping with this. Yesterday I released a posting about a verification error in QuickBooks 2011 […]

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Problems with QuickBooks 2011 Release R4

| December 18, 2010 | 24 Comments

Oops – just as Intuit is starting to release 2011 R4 to automatic update, it looks like there may be a problem. I can see the problem in my installation, but I’m not sure what the full impact is at this time. I’m recommending that you not update to R4 at this time.

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QuickBooks 2011 Release R4

| December 9, 2010 | 12 Comments

Intuit has released the QuickBooks 2011 R4 update to manual update. I believe that there are over 150 changes in this release, some that are significant and some that are minor. I don’t expect the entire list of changes to be announced, and I cannot list all of them here. This is the first really […]

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