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SEP IRA’s & Tax Savings – Did You Know?

SEP IRA’s and tax savings – did you know that there are tax savings strategies involved with Simplified Employee Pension Plans? Out of the Box Wealth Advisors knows it! But that’s no surprise to us over at Out of the Box Technology. No surprise because our sister company specializes in small business investment strategies and all things related to wealth maximization. Good to know, right? But not what this article is about.

SEP’s, short for Simplified Employee Pension Plans, are great tools because they benefit both employees AND employers. These plans are available to companies of any size, ideal for small business, and come with tax saving benefits.

In this article, our SmartVestor Pros at Out of the Box Wealth Advisors are going to explain what a SEP is. Additionally, they are going to discuss a few tax saving benefits involving SEP’s. This is valuable information for small business owners who want to maximize their wealth while reducing taxable income. More importantly, this is valuable information for small business owners who want to simultaneously provide more wealth for their employees.

Read on to learn more about SEP IRA’s, tax savings, and how small business owners can take advantage of this win/win retirement strategy.

New QuickBooks Online Essentials Plus Advanced Pricing Price Increase

New QuickBooks Online Pricing: How This Will Affect You

As you are already aware, things are constantly shifting in the vast world of Business and Accounting. Elements of products and services evolve along with the progression of the market and the needs of consumers. It is for this reason that Intuit is modifying QuickBooks Online pricing and transforming their discount program.

So, new QuickBooks Online Pricing and a new discount program… You are probably wondering, “How will this affect me?” Keep reading to learn more about what is changing, how this will this affect you, and how to benefit most from it.

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Save Up to 20% on QuickBooks Online Subscriptions & Subscription Upgrades Through July, 15, 2021

Save Up to 20% on QuickBooks Online Subscriptions & Subscription Upgrades Through July, 15, 2021? YES, You read that correctly!

Everybody loves saving money, right? We enjoy saving our clients money too. As one of Intuit’s Elite QuickBooks Solution Providers, Out of the Box Technology is proud to offer these amazing discounts! But only for a very limited time. After July, 15, 2021, the percentage Intuit allows us to discount will decrease, so upgrade or switch now!

Read on to learn more about the savings we offer.

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5 Cash Flow Issues Affecting Small Business

Are any of these 5 cash flow issues affecting your small business? Don’t let this ruin you. Cash flow is the money that flows in and out of your business. You typically calculate it and measure it over set periods for instance, monthly, annually, or quarterly. A large number of small businesses encounter cash flow issues at some point in their dealings. Fortunately, you can prevent most cash flow issues with some preparation and the appropriate strategy. Read on to check out our solutions. Without further ado, here are 5 Cash Flow Issues Affecting Small Business.

Upgrade to QuickBooks 2021 Is It Worth the Cost? 2018 Sunset Discontinuation

Upgrade to QuickBooks 2021: Worth the Cost?

Alas, the discontinuation of QuickBooks 2018 is upon us! There is only a little over one month left until Sunset, occurring on May 31st, 2021. As this date draws nearer, many see similar results returned from their QuickBooks searches. Tons of ads and links to pages stating, “Upgrade to QuickBooks 2021.” Then you wonder, “But is it worth the cost?” Most of them will not address this, but we will. They will relay that those who are on QuickBooks 2018 will lose the functionality of connected services and 3rd-party applications. And they are not lying – lot of these connections and features are quite important. Speaking of important features…

Upgrading to QuickBooks 2021 will add new and improved features to your QuickBooks software. You might be thinking, “Out with the old and in with the new!” Right? Well, no, probably not right off of the bat. You are more likely thinking, “But how important are these new features to my business?” And, “Is it worth the Cost to upgrade to QuickBooks 2021?”

We think, “Yes!” But, why? We think it’s a very fair response. There is not enough reasoning out there to address these questions of “why?” That is why this question and more will be answered for you momentarily. We, the experts at Out of the Box Technology, have gathered all of the necessary research you’ll need to make the best decision for your business. We have listed our favorite new and improved features of QuickBooks 21. Then we listed the benefit of each feature. Finally, we described how the feature can help your business and essentially pay for your upgrade.
Oh yeah, and after reading if you are still unsure about which product and version you need check out our QuickBooks Desktop Comparison blog.

So, without further ado, let’s get to brass tacks!

Top 10 New Features In QuickBooks Desktop 2021

QuickBooks 2021 is all about automation to save time and boost productivity, it will be full of new automation features such as – improvements to bank feeds, creating categorized receipt expense entries using the QuickBooks Desktop Mobile App, automatically sending statements, and more. This article is a compilation of just a few of the awesome new features we wanted to share with you. If you would like a more in-depth demonstration of these features, or if you are more of a visual learner, you can check out our recent webinar recording “What’s new in QuickBooks 2021

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6 Signs Your Small Business Budget Might Be Out Of Control

A business that lacks a budget sets itself up for various financial issues in the future. This applies to businesses of all sizes and ages.

On the other hand, a business that creates long and short-term business goals by developing a comprehensive business plan can develop a roadmap for economic success and expansion opportunities.

Here’s a list of signs that you need to re-examine your business budget.

 

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Year End Accounting Resource Center

This page contains a multitude of year end accounting resources we have gathered from the web and produced internally for our clients. Use the navigation links below to scroll through the page to find the resources you need. If you would like a personalized consultation from one of our small business / QuickBooks accounting experts, please feel free to call (888) 232-4758 anytime, or request a year end review to get started.
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Hear Ye, Hear Ye, Voting for the Top 100 ProAdvisors Had OPENED!

Ladies & Gentlemen: START your voting! That’s right, the voting gates have opened for the Top 100 ProAdvisors for the year. This has been brought to you by the Insightful Accountant and it conducts this annually.

Its senior editor, William Murphy, explains recognition is for individual ProAdvisor – not so much the firm to whom the ProAdvisor belongs.  If you are a ProAdvisor; and were busy for any reason and forgot to apply,  the deadline has been extended. If you are a business wanting to shower your beloved ProAdvisor with more love, we detail steps below.

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