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It’s getting near the End of Life for QuickBooks 2017. For many longtime users, it’s that time of the year. For those of you who have just started using QuickBooks Desktop, you may be wondering what that means. Put simply: anyone still using 2017 will lose access to important add-ons, at the end of May 2020. Also, any live assistance for any inquiry or troubleshooting measure revolving around Desktop 2017 you currently utilize will not be available come May 31. What does this entail? Keep reading to learn exactly what services and apps are affected; and how discontinuation affects your support experience.
We recently wrapped up another Technology Tuesday. This time, we had one of our own – Jonathan Harvey – giving attendees the new QuickBooks features your business can leverage for greater efficiency, and transparency.
Months ago, we covered the process known as UDAS. Reviewing the material drew out the realization we can make this more substantial for users like yourself; and those in your organization. This can increase precision in root cause discovery for behavioral or performance issues you notice or keep noticing in QuickBooks Desktop – whether you use QuickBooks Premier Accountant Edition, or QuickBooks Enterprise.
If you want a version of QuickBooks for service professionals, it shouldn’t be difficult to obtain one because QuickBooks Pro, QuickBooks Premier, QuickBooks Accountant Edition, and QuickBooks Enterprise (all subscription levels) include this feature. Start your digging and delve into the why, the how and the when of QuickBooks Job Costing.
A few months ago, accelerating the reception of customer payments in QuickBooks was discussed. You saw five ways you can do this. Here, you will get a deeper look into one of the five ways: assessment of a finance charge; its time and place; and the reasoning behind it.
Is Using the Same QuickBooks Data File for Long Time Causing My Performance Issues?
There’s more than one approach to how long you use the same QuickBooks company file. You can create a new file each fiscal year, or whenever you upgrade QuickBooks Desktop. Other users prefer using the same file as long as possible. Which approach works best depends on your preferences, and the way your business uses QuickBooks. While entering a lower volume of transactions into QuickBooks helps you use the same file longer, there are possible situations where you need a new QuickBooks data file.
You don’t need to be a car repair shop or an HVAC technician to present prospects and customers with estimates. In fact, there may be many times when an unexpected estimate–or bid, or proposal–will land you a job you didn’t necessarily expect.
Here’s the final installment in this portable file blog series for QuickBooks Desktop. We account for the TLG File, or Transaction Log File used in QuickBooks and for your company file.
We look at restoring QuickBooks Desktop Statement Writer information in QuickBooks, after restoring a portable file. We observe, to start, the recovery process is applicable to situations where your data will have to be moved to another workstation. We explain why, here.