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Jamie Skinner (Accounting & Excel Guru)
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Efficient Accounting & Business Solutions
Efficient Accounting & Business Solutions

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You are probably already familiar with recording income through a deposit or recording an expense. There may be times that one transaction contains both. Do you record each separately? NO. You want to record a single transaction, so that the transaction…
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QuickBooks: Accounting for a Mix of Business and Personal Items

Last month I talked about Mixing Business and Personal Funds in a previous blog, so today I’ll go over in more detail how I account for this in QuickBooks. It’s totally doable when there’s some intermingling, you just want to be sure you’re keeping…
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Equal Parental Benefits: Pros and Cons for your Company

Currently, FMLA requires employers with at least 50 employees to provide 12 weeks of unpaid leave after the birth of a child. Some companies take it one step further and provide a paid portion of leave, but it is typically biased towards the mother, with…
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What to Expect from Me as Your Accountant

You’ve been running your business and have come to a crossroads where you’ve finally made the decision to hire an accountant (if you’re still on the fence about that, read up on “When to Hire an Accountant”). Congratulations! You have just made a…
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Excel Tip: Pivot Tables - creation and modification

Today I’m going to go over pivot tables in Excel. When you have large volumes of data to analyze, pivot tables allow you to summarize and manipulate the data quickly and easily. I’ll be using a sample set of data to show you the steps to creating and…
Excel Tip: Pivot Tables
Excel Tip: Pivot Tables
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When to Hire an Accountant

Today I stumbled upon a Forbes article, “When To Hire A Professional (And Which Ones To Hire First) At Your Startup.” I assumed – no, I was certain – that Accountant would land the list. Low and behold, you will find Accountant as one of only four…
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Loans are an item that can easily be accounted for incorrectly. This is a common occurrence for items that affect the Balance Sheet (assets, liabilities, and equity). The majority of folks without an accounting background are more familiar with – and…
QuickBooks: Accounting for a Loan
QuickBooks: Accounting for a Loan
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Excel Tip: Conditional Formatting

Today I’m going to walk you through one example of a common use I have for conditional formatting in Excel. There are many applications of the conditional formatting function, but my hope is that this one example will help you with understanding how to…
Excel Tip: Conditional Formatting
Excel Tip: Conditional Formatting
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Reasons to Do Bank Recons – And Timely!

I recently was working with a client who was not regularly reconciling their bank accounts. It was very apparent, even though they are a small not-for-profit with minimal transactions, just how important it is to complete monthly bank recons. If you don’t…
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My Interests… Other Than Accounting. Yes, I do have some!

You may have caught on by now that the main purpose of my blog is to provide my readers with little tidbits on accounting, QuickBooks, and Excel. I’d also like to use my blog so that readers can get to know me better, whether it be current clients,…
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