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.

Why Integrate QuickBooks With SAGE?

A reader asks, “I see that QuickBooks integrates with SAGE Online. What are the benefits of doing this?” Read today’s edition of “Ask the Accountant” for the answer...

What Happened to My Purchase Order Emails From QuickBooks?

A reader asks, “After I emailed a purchase order to a supplier in QB Premier, I used to see a message telling me that it had been emailed. I don’t see that anymore. What happened??” Read today’s edition of “Ask the Accountant” for the answer...

Understanding Numbering in a Chart of Accounts

A reader asks, “Do I need account numbers in addition to account names? If so, are there particular numbers?” Read today’s edition of “Ask the Accountant” for the answer…

What Is a Chart of Accounts?

A reader asks, “What is a chart of accounts and how is that different from items that I order?” Read today’s edition of “Ask the Accountant” for the answer…

Navigating Sales Tax on QuickBooks Desktop

A reader asks, “I need to charge my customers 7.5% in sales tax, but 6% is for the state and 1.5% is for my county. How do I handle that in QB Desktop so I can file with the state, but just show the 7.5% to my customer?” Read today’s edition of “Ask the Accountant” for the answer…

Need to Remember When You Invoiced a Client?

A reader asks, “How can I find out if and when I emailed an invoice to a client out of QB Premier?” Read today’s edition of “Ask the Accountant” for the answer…

Why You Need Business-Only Bank and Credit Card Accounts

A reader asks, “I have been using my personal checking account and credit card for my business transactions. Are there any problems with doing that?” Read today’s edition of “Ask the Accountant” for the answer…

What Does QuickBooks Desktop Going Subscription Mean?

A reader asks, “I recently read that QuickBooks Desktop products are going to be available only by subscription beginning in 2022. What does that mean?” Read today’s edition of “Ask the Accountant” for the answer…