Harriet Gatter

Harriet Gatter

Harriet Gatter, owner of Accounting Support LLC, was an ad specialty distributor for 23 years and an adjunct professor of accounting at Neumann University. She sold her ad specialty business in 2012, became certified as a QuickBooks ProAdvisor, and now works exclusively with ad specialty distributors nationwide on their QuickBooks, order management and accounting needs.

What Are My QuickBooks Options on Mac?

A reader asks, “I have a Mac that I use for my business, but I’d like to use QuickBooks. What are my options?” Read today’s edition of “Ask the Accountant” for the answer…

Where Can I Get QuickBooks Software?

A reader asks, “Where should I look for QuickBooks software?” Read today’s edition of “Ask the Accountant” for the answer…

Help! My QuickBooks Isn’t Working Right!

A reader asks, “My QuickBooks isn’t working the way it should. Is there anything I can do to fix the problems?” Read today’s edition of “Ask the Accountant” for the answer…

Can I Print Checks in QuickBooks?

A reader asks, “Can I print checks in QuickBooks? If so, do you have any tips for buying the checks?” Read today’s edition of “Ask the Accountant” for the answer…

Upgrading to QuickBooks Premier

A reader asks, “How do I upgrade from QuickBooks Pro to Premier?” Read today’s edition of “Ask the Accountant” for the answer…

View Everything on One Screen in QuickBooks Premier

A reader asks, “Is there one screen in QuickBooks Premier where I can look at my open Sales Orders and Invoices?” Read today’s edition of “Ask the Accountant” for the answer…

Who Made All These Errors?

A reader asks, “We have some recurring errors in our QuickBooks. No one will take ownership of the errors, but I need to find out who made them. Is there a way to do that?” Read today’s edition of “Ask the Accountant” for the answer…

Adding Data to Stock Reports

A reader asks, “Is there a way to add data to stock reports in QuickBooks?” Read today’s edition of “Ask the Accountant” for the answer…

Making Default Templates

A reader asks, “How do I make a template in QuickBooks to be the default template for sales orders, purchase orders or invoices?” Read today’s edition of “Ask the Accountant” for the answer…

How to Set a Default Checking Account

A reader asks, “When printing a check, the wrong bank account shows up. Can I set a default checking account?” Read today’s edition of “Ask the Accountant” for the answer…

Why Use QuickBooks Over Other Software?

A reader asks, “Why does my accountant want me to start using QuickBooks Premier instead of industry software?” Read today’s edition of “Ask the Accountant” for the answer…

Don’t Do Unnecessary Work

A reader asks, “In QuickBooks, I prefer to set up items as categories, such as apparel or pens, and type in the individual descriptions. Is there any reason not to do it that way? I feel like I'm going to end up with too many items otherwise.” Read today’s edition of “Ask the Accountant” for the answer…

Setting Up Non-Inventory Items

A reader asks, “I have my non-inventory items set up in QuickBooks, but I don't see anything in my cost of goods sold account, and my sales numbers seem very low. Why is that?” Read today’s edition of “Ask the Accountant” for the answer…