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    I Tried Using QuickBooks For Contractors Now I Need Professional Help

    Posted by Randal DeHart on Fri, Feb 19, 2016

    Has This Happened To You?

    Your Construction Company was a bit disorganized and there were piles of paper on the dashboard of your truck, behind the seat, on the passenger seat, on the floor, in every pocket of you coat, shirt, pants, inside your lunch box and piled high on your desk or kitchen table?

    You bought QuickBooks thinking it would solve all your paperwork issues and your contractor bookkeeping issues? Instead you found yourself in a bigger mess and deeper hole than ever because QuickBooks is anything but Quick!



    QuickBooks advertisements made it seem so simple that even a child could setup QuickBooks in less than an hour. So you thought I can do this; I can setup QuickBooks for my construction company and it will automatically sort all of the paperwork and do all of the accounting for your Contracting Company in 10 minutes a day or less.

    QuickBooks sells software to contractors a little bit like Home Depot sells material to "Weekend Warrior Homeowners" who think they can save time and money by doing construction projects themselves.

    Home Depot generates a ton of leads for contractors by putting on Home Depot Free Weekly Workshops & Home Improvement Workshops.

    Can a homeowner "Learn To Paint Like A Professional", "Get The Skills To Install A Toilet", "Learn The Skills To Install A Backsplash" or "Install A Light Fixture" in a 90 minute class? Of course not!

    Does Home Depot sell a lot of material and supplies with this brilliant marketing idea? Of course they do! What normally happens is the homeowner attends the workshop in the morning, buys the parts, goes home, tries installing them, runs into trouble and then calls you!

    The same thing happens when contractors buy QuickBooks and try setting up QuickBooks using the Easy Step Interview. You waste a lot of time, money, blood, sweat and tears and end up with a mess and you live with it until the pain becomes unbearable, then you seek professional help.

    Or worse yet you hire a Cheap Bookkeeper who thinks they know how to setup QuickBooks for Contractors. By the time you figure out they know nothing about Construction Accounting it is too late.

    They have driven your Contracting Company off the highway of success into the ditch of destruction, turned it upside down, poured gasoline on it, lighted it on fire, walked away, told everyone that you don't know how to run a business and you are left stranded on the side of the highway, eyes wide open, with tear stained cheeks watching in horror as everything you have worked for goes up in smoke!

    There Is A Better Way

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    Topics: QuickBooks Help, Outsourced Contractor Bookkeeping Services

    When Is Outsourcing Your Construction Bookkeeping A Good Idea?

    Posted by Randal DeHart on Fri, Jan 08, 2016

    Outsourcing Your Construction Bookkeeping Works Best When:

    • Your construction company is small with 1-10 employees and doesn't need a full-time bookkeeper.
    • You need someone with more skills than the receptionist or office manager can provide.
    • You need someone skilled in construction accounting who knows how to handle job deposits, progress billings, etc.
    • You don't have the time, energy or money to setup an office, hire a bookkeeper and babysit them!
    • If the bookkeeper is out on maternity leave, or if there will be a vacancy of several months.
    • You need a Contractor Champion who is your advocate helping make certain things get done!

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    Topics: Contractor Bookkeeping Services, Outsourced Contractor Bookkeeping Services

    Outsourced Contractor Bookkeeping Services Helps Small Contractors

    Posted by Randal DeHart on Fri, May 03, 2013

    What Are The Benefits of Outsourcing Your Contractor Bookkeeping Services?

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    Topics: Outsourced bookkeeping, Outsourced Contractor Bookkeeping Services, Outsourced Accounting

    Why Hire Us For Your Contractor Bookkeeping Service Over An Employee?

    Posted by Randal DeHart on Thu, Jul 26, 2012

    Benefits of Hiring Fast Easy Accounting vs. an Employee

    Flat Fee Not Hourly
    Pick and choose what services you want. Basic contractor bookkeeping services, payroll processing, Quarterly Tax Returns
    , workers compensation insurance reports, WIP reports, Job Costing and more. We will work within your budget, so there are no surprises. In most cases our services are cheaper than hiring a qualified employee.

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    Topics: Outsourced Contractor Bookkeeping Services

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