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Accounting Software

Tracking loans, interest, balance and principle

author: cadream1 posted 01-16-2017

We have a contracted loan with a person who purchased real estate from us. We receive payments each month. Is there a way to set up a loan account in Quicken? I am using Quicken 2016. Any help wo... read more »

navigation question Quicken 2015

author: jo posted 02-20-2017

Since recently upgrading, I can't do what I used to do:generate a register report, fix errors in registers that are revealed by the report, and get ba ck to the report which now reflects my correc... read more »

Reports for Time Tickets

author: tricia posted 05-06-2014

I need to print a sales invoice showing from a time ticket the date of each event, the employee ID, invoice description and total rate. I can get the invoice description and rate from sales invo... read more »

Taxes

"eligible building property description"

author: C posted 02-19-2017

TaxACT has an area on their schedule E data entry form, in the section where you can choose your annual elections for small taxpayer and de minimis safe harbor, where you are supposed to enter the el... read more »

Business Software

Mix and Match Discount

author: abd posted 10-26-2016

Hi, One of our clients want to apply a mix and match discount. They want the first 2 items to have a discount and when they add a third item to the transaction, it should have the original price. For... read more »

General Accounting

Business sale accounting entry

author: jayesh posted 02-13-2017

I sold and closed my business., received payment from buyer, after deducting lawyer and agent expenses, deposited in bank. There is Goodwill and Loss on Balance Sheet. Under which account this sale o... read more »

Reverse mortgages now almost a must?

author: dumbstruck posted 04-10-2016

Marketwatch has an article about new rules making reverse mortgages more attractive: The new math on reverse mortgages http://www.marketwatch.com/story/the-new-math-on-reverse-mortgages-2016-04-10 . ... read more »

Insurance - Large difference between renewal and new quotes

author: Ian Jackson posted 02-16-2017

I've just got my annual renewal quotation for my house buildings and contents insurance. It's £400. I have lived in this house for nearly 40 years, and have never made any insurance claims. Al... read more »

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