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.

How Should You Be Pricing Your Products?

A reader asks, “I am new to the business and don’t know how to price the items I am selling. Any tips?” Read today’s edition of “Ask the Accountant” for the answer…

OrderMaster Support Is Going Away—What Now?

A reader asks, “I have used OrderMaster for a long time. Is there any support for the software?” Read today’s edition of “Ask the Accountant” for the answer…

Must I Upgrade QuickBooks Each Year?

A reader asks, “I googled and searched for QuickBooks support. They told me that I must upgrade to QB Premier 2020 even though I am in QB Premier 2019. Is that true?” Read today’s edition of “Ask the Accountant” for the answer…

The Future of QuickBooks Desktop

A reader asks, “I’ve heard rumors that QuickBooks Desktop is going away. Is that true?” Read today’s edition of “Ask the Accountant” for the answer…

Old Accounting Software and Crashes: Time to Worry?

A reader asks, “I have some very old software called OrderMaster on my computer. Should I worry about crashes and losing my information?” Read today’s edition of “Ask the Accountant” for the answer…

Mapping Customer Names into QuickBooks from Excel

A reader asks, “I have been trying to load customers into QuickBooks Premier from an Excel file, but I keep getting error messages about duplicates. How can I fix that?” Read today’s edition of “Ask the Accountant” for the answer…

Keep All Data in Your System, Even When You Switch

A reader asks, “Help! I have been using an industry software that I pay for each month to write orders. I am now switching to another system. How do I get my order history out of the old system?" Read today’s edition of “Ask the Accountant” for the answer…

QuickBooks Online Might Not Be for You

A reader asks, “I was talking to someone at QuickBooks. They told me to try QuickBooks Online, and if I didn’t like it, it is very easy to switch back to QuickBooks Premier. Is that true?" Read today’s edition of “Ask the Accountant” for the answer…

Six Sheets to Look at for Novice Bookkeepers in QuickBooks

A reader asks, “I have someone doing my bookkeeping, but I really don’t know anything about QuickBooks. What reports should I look at every month?” Read today’s edition of “Ask the Accountant” for the answer…