Switching from QuickBooks Online to Desktop?

Is It Tricky? Do you want to switch from QuickBooks Online (QBO) to a desktop version of QuickBooks? Wondering how complicated it is? Short answer if the business is small and not using payroll or inventory it shouldn't be too bad. Otherwise, yes it's tricky. Intuit has outlined the process so users 'understand the capabilities and limitations' of exporting from one to the other. Export...
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What’s Your Perspective? 2017 Year in Review

What’s Your Perspective? By: BSSNW Staff Writer Have you ever noticed how Mt. Baker ‘shape-shifts’ depending from where along the I-5 corridor you are? Its silhouette - while familiar, dramatically changes depending on your perspective. Much like our shared mountain, North Puget Sound business communities face similar challenges and overcome similar obstacles. However, each one’s perspective is slightly different based upon their own community’s influences and point of...
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DIY or Outsource Employee Payroll?

If you own a small to medium size business and you've grown to the point where you need to hire employees, congratulations! This IS exciting news. However, with new hired help, payroll enters into the conversation and with it the dilemma to do it yourself or outsource it to a payroll service provider. Many business owners are savvy QuickBooks users and familiar with bookkeeping and financial...
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