News & Updates

Eliminate Tax-Time Woes

From the Desk of… MARIO NOWOGRODZKI, CPA/CITP Founder and Principal The deadline for reporting earnings to Uncle Sam has finally passed, making it the perfect time to review the technology side of this “taxing” requirement (pun intended). Whether you prepare your own income tax return, or you have a trusted accounting professional do it for[…]

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It’s Time to Disco Again… QuickBooks Desktop Is Going Away!

Do not be alarmed by the title and do not fear. There’s good news in this update – I promise. Here are the facts: On 31 May 2017, QuickBooks Desktop 2014 support will be history. According to the Intuit website, access to support services and Intuit attached services will be discontinued for the 2014 version[…]

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QUICKBOOKS ONLINE AS A PLATFORM?

As of version 2017, QuickBooks as we know it has a new name: QuickBooks Desktop 2017. This applies to both QuickBooks Pro and QuickBooks Premier. This is in line with the shift of QuickBooks Online becoming the native QuickBooks platform. Sooner or later, Intuit will remove the “Online” moniker from the brand and just call[…]

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Get More Out of Your QuickBooks Investment with Our Expert-Led Courses

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Get More Out of Your QuickBooks Investment with Our Expert-Led Courses Do you want to unlock everything QuickBooks Desktop (QB) and QuickBooks Online (QBO) has to offer, but just can’t seem to find the time? We’re closing out our final spots in our next round of webinars. As a loyal member of our community, we[…]

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THE JOURNEY OF A QUARTER CENTURY…

“A consultant’s job is to ensure a good fit between vendor product and client need.” – Mario Nowogrodzki, company founder and principal Looking out to the Atlantic Ocean as my witness, I filed the Articles of Incorporation of MENDELSON CONSULTING in January 1992. Hard to believe that a quarter century has passed. And a lot[…]

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Breaking News – New Update in Patch

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Earlier in 2016, Intuit implemented updates to QuickBooks Desktop software that require all users who have credit card data or Personally Identifiable Information (PII) to setup a complex password for all users. Personally Identifiable Information is defined in our earlier article, (Link to Article). This protects the sensitive data in a QuickBooks Company Data File. Intuit[…]

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QUICKBOOKS CONNECT AFTERMATH

At the QuickBooks Connect conference in San Jose, California this past October, I “shared the stage” with other celebrity presenters – among them Michael Phelps, Shaquille O’Neal, and Malcolm Gladwell – who took to the stage to share some of their great experience and for those of us in attendance to absorb some wisdom. Michael[…]

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CONNECT WITH QUICKBOOKS, INTERNATIONAL STYLE

Fresh off teaching at the QuickBooks Connect conference in San Jose, California last month, I am spending the Thanksgiving holiday in the island of Curaçao in the Netherlands Antilles, teaching at On Boot Camp, the 6th International QuickBooks Conference. I have the fortune of traveling with my wife and son, affording me the pleasure of[…]

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Phishing – Would you catch the signs?

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Recently I was working on my system when an email alert showed up in the corner of my screen from Outlook; I opened the message and almost didn’t know I faced the danger of being a victim of phishing malware. Normally, I am very aware of suspect emails. However this day, it makes me realize[…]

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Hurricanes and IT – Would you be ready?

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At Mendelson Consulting, we have a large number of clients in Florida. When Hurricane Matthew (A category 4 hurricane) came barreling down on the state, it forced many businesses (including our own) to jump into disaster preparedness planning mode (or better phrased, “business continuity plan”). It is a good lesson for every business to check[…]

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