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so its end of year.... how do you keep your records?

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by slikrick, Dec 27, 2004.

  1. slikrick

    slikrick LawnSite Member
    from FL
    Posts: 101

    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.
  2. naturescaretaker

    naturescaretaker LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 851

    Quickbooks. Run a year end report for the CPA, pay him and it's off to work I go and go...
  3. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 9,501

    Not sure what the dome book is. We use QuickBooks Pro 2003 for the time being. We love it too btw...
  4. slikrick

    slikrick LawnSite Member
    from FL
    Posts: 101

  5. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 9,501

    Sort of like using the Register in QuickBooks. You should look into QB's IMO...
  6. Lux Lawn

    Lux Lawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,267

    I use Quickbooks also my wifes friend helps me with most of it besides the billing then I take it to my accountant.
  7. sildoc

    sildoc LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,925

    Does Quick Books also do billing?
  8. Cutters Lawn Care

    Cutters Lawn Care LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 314

    Yes quickbooks does do billing.
  9. 65hoss

    65hoss LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 6,360

    Been using quickbooks for years. I recently purchases Quickbooks Pro 2005 for next year. See that Rod?? Pro 2005.
  10. mowboy1

    mowboy1 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 21

    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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