October 13, 2016

Spokane Area Exports Grow for Manufacturing

Washington Trust is helping great manufacturers in our area to grow.  This is a great video about Hewescraft, a boat manufacturer that started in Colville in […]
June 29, 2016

New Sales Forms for Quickbooks Online Users Have Been Delayed.

NEW SALES FORMS FOR QUICKBOOKS ONLINE USERS HAVE BEEN DELAYED. Earlier this week, Intuit released information about some changes to your invoices, estimates, and sales receipts.  […]
February 8, 2016

Creating Item Records in QuickBooks

Accurate, thorough item records inform your customers and help you track inventory levels correctly. Whether you’re selling one-of-a-kind items or stocking dozens of the same kinds […]
February 4, 2016

Make Your Preferences Known in QuickBooks

QuickBooks is ready to use when you install it. But you can change its settings to make it work the way your company needs it to. […]
February 2, 2016

Cash Flow Management Tips

A wise business owner once said, “Happiness is a positive cash flow.” As a business owner, I’m sure you agree. Everything is better when your cash-in […]
February 2, 2016

Using Purchase Orders in QuickBooks Online

QuickBooks Online Plus offers the ability to create purchase orders. But they require knowledge that may be foreign to you. If your business purchases products from […]
February 2, 2016

Start Planning for Income Taxes Now: 5 Tips

Even if your refund hasn’t hit the mailbox yet, it’s time to get a jump on your taxes. What does the phrase “tax planning” mean to […]
February 2, 2016

Are You Using the Right Business Structure?

The business structure you use – sole proprietor, LLC, etc. – has tremendous impact on how your company operates and pays taxes. A business structure is […]
February 1, 2016

Why You Might Get a Letter from the IRS, and What to Do

Don’t panic: It isn’t necessarily bad news. But you may need to deal with it. Getting a letter actually addressed to you personally is becoming a […]