Oh boy!!!

My week has been quite exciting.  I saw the launch of a pilot program yesterday that many franchises are eagerly awaiting.  I saw the launch of the DryBook and Xactimate integration!  It is being beta tested now and will be released soon with DryBook version 2.  The integration means that there will be no more ...

Common QB errors

When doing FFA’s in bulk, I can usually spot trends.  Two trends that stick out from this year’s review are the use of the account Payroll Expenses and the way franchises book Subcontract income and Subcontract expenses. First, many franchises have switched to a payroll service instead of taking care of payroll in house.  If, ...

Initial Inspection-Your New Best Friend

Lately, the audit department has been getting a few complaints from franchises getting “dinged” for drying time.  If a franchise cannot get access to the loss for reasons that are beyond their control, there are things that can be done to minimize or even eliminate the penalties received.  I teach in my DryBook classes the value of ...

New Year, New Resolutions!

New Year, New Resolutions!
Happy New Year!  Allow me to jump on the bandwagon and make a New Year’s Resolution-I promise to post more often to this blog.  I even have a list of topics that should carry me through mid-February!  That’s usually when most resolutions seem to fall by the wayside………..My part in the FFA process is completed so ...