October 7, 2019

Marketing List Maintenance and Tune-ups

Ronald B. Allen

Maintain and update your marketing list for best results.

October 7, 2019

Increase Your Work Efficiency

Ronald B. Allen

Switch to Office 365 to upgrade your email service and improve business efficiency.

October 7, 2019

Office 365 on Windows, Android, and iOS

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Take Office 365 wherever you go with your mobile device.

October 7, 2019

Office 365 Tools

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Upgrade to Office 365 and take advantage of tools like Office 365 Groups and Planner. Share content, plans, conversations, to make your business more efficient and more profitable.

August 13, 2019

QuickBooks for Electrical Contractors

An electrical contracting business has lots of moving parts. The best way to keep track of costs and maximize profits is to use QuickBooks for your bookkeeping.

August 9, 2019

Expand Your Electrical Business?

When your electrical business is established there may be a temptation to expand in search of greater profits. Before doing this ask Exigo Business Solutions.

August 7, 2019

Non-collecting Sellers, Use Tax, and Report

With recent changes in the law, online retailers now have to worry about use tax notices and reporting. Let us help you with this problem and how you manage it.

August 6, 2019

Making a Profit in a Skilled Trades Business

Making a profit in a skilled trades business is often as simple as outsourcing to a different bookkeeper and change the way the books are being done.

August 6, 2019

Marketing List Maintenance and Tune-ups

An important and too often forgotten part of reaching out to your customer base is marketing list maintenance and tune-ups. Routine updates are important.

August 5, 2019

Business Profitable by Outsourcing

You find yourself working harder and harder for fewer profits. What can you do? Make your skilled trades business more profitable by outsourcing the bookkeeping.

August 2, 2019

Scalable Accounting Software

Your business has grown and you are starting to see the importance of scalable accounting software that integrates with your other business functions like CRM.

August 1, 2019

How to distinguish Employees and Contractors

You may have several people working for you on a project but not all of them will be employees.

July 31, 2019

When Your Electrical Business Show a Profit?

You set up your own electrical business in order to be your own boss and to make more money. How soon should your electrical business show a profit?

July 30, 2019

How Much Should Your Marketing Cost You?

Most businesses need to do marketing in order to gain new customers. How much should your marketing cost you as a portion of your total sales or your profit?

July 25, 2019

Remote Retailer Sales Tax Obligations

Remote retailer sales tax obligations are here to stay. Work with us at Exigo Business Solutions in the Kansas City area to meet this evolving challenge.

July 20, 2019

Customer Value and How You Get It

Customer value and how you get it is important. You may sell practical and cheap products or expensive items that last forever. Sell what your customers value.

July 19, 2019

Ways to Make Your Business More Profitable

When plumbing business is not making a profit, talk to Exigo Business Solutions. We will show you the best ways to make your plumbing business more profitable.

July 18, 2019

When to Collect Sales Tax on Internet Sales?

One of the many advantages of doing business on the internet has been you did not need to collect sales tax on your sales. That is changing so learn the rules.

July 18, 2019

Using a Real Revenue Calculation

Ronald B. Allen

To get a clear idea of what your plumbing business is really worth, use the real revenue approach in your bookkeeping. Make sure to deduct sub-contractor pay and materials before calculating your income.

July 11, 2019

Does It Pay to Specialize Plumbing Business?

Your plumbing business has plenty of work in new construction as well as a steady stream of leaks and clogged drains to fix on an emergency basis.

April 12, 2019

Increase Your Electrical Contracting Profits

Ronald B. Allen

When you are working more for less, what can you do? Increase your electrical contracting profits by outsourcing your bookkeeping and using Profit First.

March 23, 2019

What Does Your Business Stand For?

Ronald B. Allen

What does your business stand for? Stand for something good like integrity, honesty, and exceptional service and your business will always succeed.

February 11, 2019

Important Factors for Small Business Success

Ronald B. Allen

Everyone who starts a small business wants to succeed. But what are the most important factors for small business success? How do you proceed?

February 11, 2019

Small Business Marketing Essentials

Ronald B. Allen

Marketing your small business these days may involve social media, email campaigns, and more but small business marketing essentials come first.

January 24, 2019

How to Claim the Federal R&D Tax Credit

Ronald B. Allen

Qualifying research and development in the USA provides tax deductions - learn how to claim a federal tax credit for your research

January 24, 2019

Does Your R & D Work Qualify for Tax Credits?

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Engage in Research & Development to make your business more successful - and learn the specifics of how to get tax credits for your R&D work.

January 18, 2019

Qualifying Activities for R&D Tax Credits

Ronald B. Allen

Do you know what research and development activities qualify for tax credits? In order to receive tax credits for your R&D it must take place in the USA and meet certain qualification rules.

January 18, 2019

Research and Development Costs And Your Taxes

Ronald B. Allen

Ask Exigo Business Solutions how to benefit from the R&D tax credit, and deduct research and development costs from your federal taxes.

January 17, 2019

R&D and Development Tax Credit

Ronald B. Allen

If your company carries out R&D in the USA, learn about how the US Research and Development Tax Credit can help your business.

January 8, 2019

What Is SEO and Why Does Your Website Need It?

Ronald B. Allen

Learn how to raise your ranking on internet search engines with Search Engine Optimization (SEO), and get more business through your company's website.

January 8, 2019

Update Your Business Plan for 2019

Ronald B. Allen

Resolve to update your business plan for the New Year. Using Liveplan will allow you to create an effective business plan and integrate it with your Quickbooks data.

December 27, 2018

Find the Hidden Costs in Your Small Business

Ronald B. Allen

Hidden costs are eating into your profits each and every month. Work with business intelligence tools like QuickBooks Online to ferret out and get rid of these costs that are dragging down your profits.

December 22, 2018

3 Good Ways to Increase Business Profits

Ronald B. Allen

If you would like to increase your business profits, here are five great systems to implement in your business to help you to achieve your goals.

November 27, 2018

Getting the most out of your QuickBooks data?

Ronald B. Allen

Are you getting the most out of your QuickBooks data? Here are a few ways to address this issue...

November 12, 2018

Tax Resolution for Cryptocurrency Trading Profits

Ronald B. Allen

It has been estimated that as many as fifteen million US taxpayers will need to ante up on back taxes as the IRS forces cryptocurrency exchanges to turn over their customer lists.

November 9, 2018

Do You Need Help with Taxes on Coinbase Profits?

Ronald B. Allen

This year the cryptocurrency company, Coinbase, sent out 1099-K forms to customers whose capital gains rose to the level needed to pay taxes.

November 9, 2018

How does the IRS Collect What You Owe Them?

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If you owe the IRS money, or at least they think you do, the first thing is that you will receive a CP14 notice. This communication tells you how to resolve this issue.

November 8, 2018

Need to Do When the IRS Contacts You?

Ronald B. Allen

If you receive a notice from the IRS, that can be pretty nerve-wracking. What do you need to do?

November 3, 2018

Outsource Bookkeeping and It Can Pay Itself

Ronald B. Allen

Outsource Your Bookkeeping - use the Profit First system to manage your cash better and see your profits increase.

November 3, 2018

Protection with Office 365 Authentication

Ronald B. Allen

Store your information in the cloud and it is accessible from everywhere. But, be sure to protect Office your valuable data with 365 multi-factor authentication!

November 2, 2018

Three Reasons Why You Need a Business Plan

Ronald B. Allen

Business startups need a plan. Good business plans make it easier to get business loans...

November 1, 2018

Combining Data from Multiple QB Reports

Ronald B. Allen

Do You Need to Combine Data from Multiple QB Reports into One? Learn how to use business intelligence tools to report on QuickBooks info from several sets of data.

November 1, 2018

Are You Creating Reports Each Month in Excel?

Ronald B. Allen

Your business reports deserve more than just an Excel spreadsheet. Learn to use all of the tools that Excel offers for your business reports.

October 26, 2018

Using QuickBooks, Live Plan, and Profit First

Ronald B. Allen

At Exigo Business Solutions our goal is to help you meet your small business goals. We love to help our clients turn their dreams into a profitable reality.

October 25, 2018

Outsource Bookkeeping For A More Profitable

Ronald B. Allen

When Exigo Business Solutions talks to any business owner about taking over their bookkeeping, there is one recurring question...

September 6, 2018

Smart Accounting to Smart Financial Decisions

Ronald B. Allen

When your books are a mess, so is your business. If this is your problem you need to outsource your bookkeeping and accounting.

August 30, 2018

Get the Exact Bookkeeping That You Need

Ronald B. Allen

With smart outsourcing, you can pay for and get exactly the bookkeeping that you need. But, if you pick the right company for the task, like Exigo Business Solutions, there will be some pleasant surprises.

August 29, 2018

3 Advantages of Outsourcing Bookkeeping

Ronald B. Allen

Outsourcing your bookkeeping helps you get the job done right and on time at a lower cost. It increases your own efficiency at work and can provide information and insights critical to the success of your business.

August 14, 2018

If You Fail to Maintain Bookkeeping Records

Ronald B. Allen

Running a business is hard work! Your books are one of the biggest tasks that are easily messed up if you don't make sure to get things set up correctly or don't maintain good records. Here are just some of the things that can happen if you don't keep proper books.

August 10, 2018

A Quick "How to" on Choosing a Bookkeeper

Ronald B. Allen

Small business owners typically do the bare minimum when it comes to bookkeeping. However, your financials are what give you insight to your business. Don't allow lack of time to ruin your business. Hire a Bookkeeper. Here's how...

July 27, 2018

Preparing a P&L (Income Statement)

Ronald B. Allen

Learn what a Profit & Loss Statement, otherwise known as an Income Statement, is , what it does, what's needed to run the report, as well as how to run the report.

July 27, 2018

Creating a Balance Sheet

Ronald B. Allen

Learn what a Balance sheet is, what it does, how it helps your business, what it uses to run the report and step by step instructions on how to run the report.

June 28, 2018

5 Simple Bookkeeping Tricks for Small Businesses

Ronald B. Allen

5 Tips to keep your small business bookkeeping accurate and in order.

June 25, 2018

Effective Inventory and Performance Tracking

Ronald B. Allen

Effective inventory control is an essential part of your business growth. It should always be in trustworthy hands for uninterrupted growth and conversions.

Personalize Gravity Accounting Dashboard

Ronald B. Allen

The versatile, scalable Gravity accounting software is built on the Microsoft Power Platform. So, you can personalize your financial dashboard without needing special code.

Accounting Software Track

Ronald B. Allen

Your business has grown and you now own several business entities. Can your accounting software track more than one company or operations in several locations? Check out Gravity Software.

Avoid Small Business Bookkeeping Mistakes

Ronald B. Allen

Knowing how to avoid small business bookkeeping mistakes is one of the key factors in the success of a new business. Start your bookkeeping on day one.

How Do You Do a Market Analysis?

Ronald B. Allen

Business decisions should be driven by facts, not wishful thinking. Are you going to start a new business or expand an old one? How do you do a market analysis?

Your Business Need Microsoft Dynamics 365?

Ronald B. Allen

Does your business need Microsoft Dynamics 365. It probably does if you are expanding and need to keep track of several businesses with one accounting platform.

Consolidate Companies Using Dynamics 365

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Dynamics 365 gives you two options for consolidating reports of multiple businesses within Business Central. Using the Consolidated Trial Balance report in the Accountant Role Center lets you carry out a simple consolidation setup or an advanced one.

Production Orders with M-Dynamics 365

Ronald B. Allen

An excellent resource for producing production orders is Business Central within Microsoft Dynamics 365. The comprehensive software in this intelligent business solution contains all of the necessary steps from receiving a sales order for products to shipping them from the production floor.

Intercompany Transactions with Dynamics 365

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Can your accounting software track more than one company? It can if you are using Microsoft Dynamics 365.

Inventory with Microsoft Dynamics 365

Ronald B. Allen

Managing inventory with Business Central from Microsoft Dynamics 365 is easy and effective.

Vendor Invoice Automation with Dynamics 365

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An excellent way to handle vendor invoice processing automatically is with the Dynamics 365 system.

Develop an Effective Marketing Plan

Ronald B. Allen

There are several steps to developing an effective and cost-effective marketing plan. First, decide who your customers are and how to reach them. Then, track your results.

Get Your Small Business Rank #1 on Google

Ronald B. Allen

To get decent ranking on Google and even on the first page you need relevant content and keywords that match search terms used by your prospective customers.

New DLP Policies in Office365 Prevent Data Loss in Your Small Business

Ronald B. Allen

Your business stores and uses information that 1) you don’t want to lose to competitors, 2) is private information that should not be seen out of the proper context

Update to Office365 ProPlus and Stop Missing Security Updates

Ronald B. Allen

Somebody got into your system and stole critical and personal data. Could that have been prevented? The answer is, yes. Update to Office365 ProPlus

Extra Login Safety with Windows 10 Hello and Office365

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To keep your computers safe, upgrade to Office365 and Windows Hello

Co-author for a Better Work Product with Office365

Ronald B. Allen

The co-authoring features of Office365 let you make the best use of the various skill sets of your employees.