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QuickBooks® Online and Desktop Class: Common Problems and Pitfalls

Join Chris McGee for an informal, free 1-1/2 hour QuickBooks® Class and learn how to avoid some of the common problems and pitfalls found in QuickBooks® Online or QuickBooks® Desktop. Space is limited so please RSVP to save your seat. Skagit County When: Thurs, 7-Nov. from 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Where: Burlington Chamber of…

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Quickbooks® Workshops – Fall 2018 (Free)

How to Use Purchase Orders, Receive in Inventory and Design Invoices in QuickBooks® Would you like to learn how to use Purchase Orders, Receive in Inventory and customize the look of your Invoices in QuickBooks®? Attend this free, 1-1/2 hour QuickBooks® workshop to learn how you can customize these powerful QuickBooks® forms and have them…

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Tracking Sustainability With QuickBooks

Accounting for Sustainability: April 4, 2018 – Bellingham, WA QuickBooks desktop versions of Pro, Premier and Enterprise all have powerful reporting capabilities which are often underutilized. Important are the balance sheet, profit and loss and statement of cash flow but more reports can be created and customized specific to your company’s agenda, particularly as it…

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Northwest Technology

Technology At a recent ‘TAG Tech Talk’ presented by Faith Life in Bellingham, TAG (Technology Alliance Group for Northwest Washington) board member, Meg Weber interviewed Liz Pearce, recently retired CEO of LiquidPlanner asking her opinion about Northwest Tech. The women discussed, among many tech topics, the gap found between local college graduates’ skillsets and those…

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Northwest Construction Boon

Construction Industry Building slowed for a number of years following the crash, said Janaya Goselin, Bellingham realtor for Keller Williams Western Realty which subsequently has led to an ‘inventory shortage’ in the home and commercial sectors. Demand is up. In a recent statement, Becky Raney, COO of Bellingham’s Print and Copy Factory said she had…

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Real Estate in the Pacific Northwest

While increases in overhead costs remain a constant concern for regional business owners, Andrew Mayer, President and CEO of the Mount Vernon Chamber of Commerce reports, “2017 was a period of consistent growth in all sectors of business in the Mount Vernon area.” Due to increased demand for homes but low inventory throughout Skagit County,…

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Minimum Wage Increase

The 2017 increase in minimum wage appears to have impacted small business owners across the Pacific Northwest region. Bellingham’s Cool Beans Coffee co-owner Jeremy Hawkinson, reportedly had ‘no other option’ but to increase their coffee prices, said Emily Hamann, in her February 2017 BBJ article, “Bellingham businesses adjust to state minimum wage increase.” In their…

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