Billing Customers for Time and Expenses in QuickBooks Online (QBO)

It’s easy to create a billable time activity within QBO. Click +New, then Single time activity. Fill in the blanks and select items from drop-down lists until you’ve completed a form. The critical section of this screen is pictured below: In this example, the employee will receive $50/hour for the work done (Cost rate). Because […]

The Life of an Estimate in QuickBooks Online

Estimates-or quotes, or bids-are useful tools when you’re pitching a sale of products or services. Here’s how QuickBooks Online handles them. Sales estimates are standard procedure in many professions. You wouldn’t authorize a car repair without one. Nor would you OK a remodeling job on your kitchen or a summer’s worth of yard landscaping without […]

Working with Contractors in QuickBooks Online

It’s a gig economy. QuickBooks Online makes it easy to track and pay independent contractors. In days past we used to call it “moonlighting” – taking on a second, part-time job for extra money. And we saw how prevalent this became when millions of people had to resort to side gigs to keep afloat during […]