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Old 12-27-2004, 06:20 PM
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so its end of year.... how do you keep your records?

im using the dome accounting book and was wondering if any of you guys use the same or what you might use throughout the year and what works best for you?
its my first year and the dome book worked well but its works on a weekly time frame. is there anything else out there that you all recommend? and does anyone know of any flaws or have any complaints to the dome book or any other system let me know.
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Old 12-27-2004, 06:22 PM
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Quickbooks. Run a year end report for the CPA, pay him and it's off to work I go and go...
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Old 12-27-2004, 06:23 PM
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Not sure what the dome book is. We use QuickBooks Pro 2003 for the time being. We love it too btw...
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Old 12-27-2004, 07:04 PM
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the dome book pretty much looks like a big check book.... it gives you catagories and blank catagories in which you show your expences and incomes and at the end of the year i give it to my accountant and he takes care of the rest but its all hand written and sometimes gets messy.

this is what it looks like

http://www.business-supply.com/dept/...ing-books.html
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Old 12-27-2004, 07:18 PM
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the dome book pretty much looks like a big check book.... it gives you catagories and blank catagories in which you show your expences and incomes and at the end of the year i give it to my accountant and he takes care of the rest but its all hand written and sometimes gets messy.

this is what it looks like

http://www.business-supply.com/dept/...ing-books.html
Sort of like using the Register in QuickBooks. You should look into QB's IMO...
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Old 12-27-2004, 07:24 PM
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I use Quickbooks also my wifes friend helps me with most of it besides the billing then I take it to my accountant.
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Old 12-27-2004, 09:47 PM
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Does Quick Books also do billing?
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Yes quickbooks does do billing.
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Old 12-28-2004, 12:22 AM
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Been using quickbooks for years. I recently purchases Quickbooks Pro 2005 for next year. See that Rod?? Pro 2005.
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Old 12-28-2004, 12:51 AM
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Match your accountant

I used Simply Accounting because that is what my accountant used. If you use an accountant (and I hope you do for at least your taxes) then it may be worth while asking what they use and then get the same program. If you use the same program it makes it real easy come tax time (or any other time you need help)... just give them a copy of your data file. This beats pages and pages of print outs and phone calls asking for more info. Plus you could email it to them.

Anyway, this worked well for me.

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