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    Frequently Asked Questions About QuickBooks Desktop Cloud Computing

    Posted by Randal DeHart on Thu, Feb 23, 2012

    QuickBooks Desktop In The Cloud Questions And Answers

    Isn’t there a remote access feature already built into QuickBooks?

    Only QuickBooks Premier - Offers a remote access feature. However, only one user at a time may take control over one remote computer.  A user must be physically present at each computer to set up a session. This is O.K. for training demos or financial presentations when speed is not important due to the lag time between pressing a key on the keyboard and waiting for the result to appear on the remote computer. Finally it is to expense in labor cost remote bookkeeping.

    What About QuickBooks Online? It doesn't it have all the full features of QuickBooks desktop, but can't we install some web plug-ins to fix that? 

    Some Missing QuickBooks Desktop Features - Are available through plug-ins if you have the time, skill and desire to maintain and update them; however many of them are not available.

    What will I see as differences between using your hosting services and having QuickBooks on my desktop or notebook?

    No Difference - Because QuickBooks is hosted on a secure server, you will be using the same version of QuickBooks no matter where you login. And in some cases since you may see an increase in performance in your local computer since all the "heavy lifting" of QuickBooks is being done on a powerful server.

    What about printing and emailing from QuickBooks?

    You can print and email from QuickBooks just like you are doing now. The remote server will detect whatever printer you are using on your computer now, local or network printer, and it will print to it. You can change printers inside QuickBooks remote just like you are doing now and the remote server will print there. Everything is Fast and Easy!

    With your QuickBooks hosting provider, can I still get a physical copy of my files?

    Yes - You can download your company file anytime to create a backup copy on your local computer. QuickBooks Online does not offer this service.

    How does QuickBooks Hosting simplify PC maintenance? 

    With QuickBooks Hosting - You do not need to install or run QuickBooks on your desktop or notebook. QuickBooks, Word, Excel 2010 are all running in a web-browser and the hosting company manages all software maintenance and upgrades, automatically.

    What about backing up my QuickBooks file?

    The Hosting Company - Backs up the servers every night and that includes all your QuickBooks files and any Word, Excel, PDF documents you are storing in your account

    Which Hosting Company does Fast Easy Accounting use?

    We Use Several Hosting Companies For Different Services:

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    This Is One More Example of how Fast Easy Accounting is helping construction company owners all across the USA including Alaska and Hawaii put more money in the bank to operate and grow your construction company. Construction accounting is not rocket science; it is a lot harder than that and a lot more valuable to people like you so stop missing out! Call Sharie 206-361-3950 or sharie@fasteasyaccounting.com and schedule your no charge one-hour consultation.

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    Profitable Contractors and Construction Company owners have known about the value of outsourced bookkeeping services and contractor coaching services like ours for a long time and now you know about it too! 

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    About The Author:

    Randal DeHart, PMP, QPA The Construction AccountantRandal DeHart, PMP, QPA is the co-founder of Business Consulting And Accounting in Lynnwood Washington. He is the leading expert in outsourced construction bookkeeping and accounting services for small construction companies across the USA. He is experienced as a Contractor, Project Management Professional, Construction Accountant, Intuit ProAdvisor, QuickBooks For Contractors Expert and Xero Accounting Specialist. This combination of experience and skill sets provides a unique perspective which allows him to see the world through the eyes of a contractor, Project Manager, Accountant and construction accountant. This quadruple understanding is what sets him apart from other Intuit ProAdvisors and Xero accountants to the benefit of all of the construction contractors he serves across the USA. Visit http://www.fasteasyaccounting.com/randal-dehart/ to learn more.

    Our Co-Founder Randal DeHart - Is a Certified PMP (Project Management Professional) with several years of construction project management experience. His expertise is construction accounting systems engineering and process development. His exhaustive study of several leading experts including the work of Dr. W. Edward Deming, Michael Gerber, Walter A. Shewhart, James Lewis and dozens of others was the foundation upon which our Construction Bookkeeping System is based and continues to evolve and improve. Check out our Contractor Success Map Podcast on iTunes and Follow Randal on Google+

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