This is the Blog of Hector Garcia, QuickBooks ProAdvisor and Trainer in South Florida.  Content topics found here will be mostly QuickBooks functions, tips and tricks on how to learn QuickBooks and use it better, accounting related material, and Tax tips.
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“My QuickBooks is not correct, how can you help me?”

This is one of the most common questions I get via email EVERY DAY, and the most common answers is: YES, We provide training and support to guide YOU through the process of fixing it all for a flat fee of $425 per session (it lasts about 2 hours) and we guide you through the process, […]

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Which expenses are deductible in my personal tax return? (2019)

Updated Feb 13th, 2019 Which expenses are deductible and/or gets a tax credit in my personal tax return? This is NOT tax advice! please refer to your CPA/EA for a specific list that pertains to you, based on overall income tax brackets and deductibility Foreign Income Exclusions: due to tax treaty or bona fide residence […]

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What expenses are tax deductible from business income? (2019)

Wether you have a LLC/Corporation or receive business income personally via form 1099-Misc… The answer I give to all my clients is: “Any expense that is necessary, ordinary, reasonable, documented, and legal may be deductible…” Ordinary: means it is commonly accepted in the industry and seen often with other businesses in the same trade Necessary: means the expense was […]

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Renting a US property from a non-resident? You may need to withhold 30%!

If you rent a real estate property from a foreign (non-resident owner), you may need to withhold 30% of the rental payment!  We can look at your case if you call our office 954-414-1524.. But meanwhile, this is a goof article from Tax Samaritan   Form 1042-S – US Source Income Subject To US Income […]

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IRS Tax Return or Account History Transcripts – How to get them

This is a very common question we get as tax preparers! First thing to try would be Get Transcript Online system from the IRS – in my experience there is a 50/50 chance you could get them online. If you’re unable to login, you may order a tax return transcript or account transcript using Get Transcript by Mail request or calling 1-800-908-9946. I could […]

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My Favorite Books for all Business Owners and/or Accounting Professionals

On Positioning, Marketing, and Branding Positioning for Professionals by Tim Williams Win Without Pitching Manifesto by Blair Enns 1-Page Marketing Plan by Allan Dib Building a StoryBrand by Donald Miller Primal Branding by Patrick Hanlon   On Pricing & Profitability Implementing Value Pricing by Ron Baker Profits Beyond Measure by Thomas Johnson Value-Based Fees by […]

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QuickBooks Online 2019 – Complete Tutorial Videos (100+)

Here is the 100+ QuickBooks Online Tutorial Videos from Intuit.  If you cannot find the answer you need, call us 954-414-1524 to setup a paid private training (Starting at $250) or a support plan for $99/month! SETUP A FREE TRIAL QUICKBOOKS ONLINE ACCOUNT (WITH 50% OFF AFTER 30 DAY TRIAL)   Hector GarciaMore Posts Follow […]

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QuickBooks & Bookkeeping Support Subscription Plan (QBSSP)

If you want an active QuickBooks-related and Bookkeeping/Accounting Support plan via e-mail or private remote-access training from one of our team members, this is the plan for you! The cost is $99 per month and it comes with the following: Unlimited Access to all of my courses in my Teachable Page.  It is a $1,000 worth of courses […]

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the AltAccountant Business Model

I wrote the 6-week program called “AltAccountant” to teach people by philosophy for running an alternative accounting/bookkeeping business; hence the name altAccountant. It is important to mention that most accountants rely on a traditional business model; which is commonly seen bu these traits: They take virtually every client that calls their office asking for an […]

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Tax Preparation Basics Course in Spanish (Live in Miami,FL – Feb 2019)

IN SPANISH Announcing a new Tax Preparation Basics Course for Individuals (1040 form) and self-employed (Schedule C) Location: Doral, FL Dates: Friday Feb. 8th and Sat. Feb. 9th Time: 8am to 3:30pm Language: Spanish (English course will be announced soon) Certification Type: Certificate of Attendance Only*   This Course will cover the following: Fundamentals of […]

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My Pricing & Package Options Template

This is what my template looks like after is printed or saved as PDF   If you want a copy of the Excel-based template, you can purchase it here for $50: NOTE, if you don’t have a PayPal account, you can pay with credit card by clicking on the “Pay with Debit or Credit Card” button […]

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QuickBooks Online NEW Client Checklist

I love QBO’s NEW Client Check list!   You can download the PDF file here Hector GarciaMore Posts Follow Me:

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