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Which Invoices Are Open? When Are they Due?
July 21, 2020 at 9:11 pm

A reader asks, “How can I find out which invoices are open and when they are due?” Read today’s edition of “Ask the Accountant” for the answer…

Los Angeles Apparel Remains Shut Down After 300 COVID-19 Cases and 4 Deaths
July 14, 2020 at 6:29 pm

On June 27, Los Angeles Apparel, the company started by American Apparel founder and former CEO Dov Charney, shut down after more than 100 employees tested positive for COVID-19. In response, Charney hoped that the company could ramp up testing and safety measures to get back up and running as soon as possible...

Which QuickBooks Edition Is Right for You?
July 7, 2020 at 8:07 pm

A reader asks, “I am downloading QuickBooks Premier. Which edition do I pick?” Read today’s edition of “Ask the Accountant” for the answer…

These Are the Promotional Products Categories Seeing the Most Demand Right Now
June 30, 2020 at 3:24 am

It's no secret that only a few promotional products categories are selling right now. Anecdotally, distributors and suppliers have seen strong demand for PPE and hand sanitizer, making health care products one of the few reliable sources of sales, in some cases enough to significantly offset losses elsewhere...

How Often Do I Need to Upgrade QuickBooks Premier?
June 23, 2020 at 8:27 pm

A reader asks, “I was told that I have to upgrade to QuickBooks Premier 2020 even though I am in QuickBooks Premier 2019. Is that true?” Read today’s edition of “Ask the Accountant” for the answer…

PPAI Announces 2021 Board Officers
June 23, 2020 at 8:04 pm

Promotional Products Association International (PPAI), Irving, Texas, has announced the 2021 PPAI board of directors officers. The new board officers will begin their one-year terms immediately following The PPAI Expo 2021...

FDA Temporarily Relaxes Hand Sanitizer Ethanol Restrictions to Increase Supply
June 9, 2020 at 7:19 pm

The FDA has updated its hand sanitizer regulations to allow the use of fuel- or technical-grade ethanol that contains certain impurities up to specified limits. Last week, the FDA updated its policies in order to “ensure widespread access to hand sanitizers during the COVID-19 public health emergency.” In a statement from FDA Commissioner of...

Is Updating QuickBooks Hard? (Spoiler: It Depends)
May 26, 2020 at 7:36 pm

A reader asks, “Is it hard to update from my QuickBooks Premier from an earlier year to the current year?" Read today’s edition of “Ask the Accountant” for the answer…

How to Convert from QuickBooks Enterprise to QuickBooks Premier
April 28, 2020 at 8:22 pm

A reader asks, "I have a promotional products business using QuickBooks Enterprise. Our business has changed, and QuickBooks Enterprise is overkill for us now. Can we convert from Enterprise to Premier?" Read today's edition of "Ask the Accountant" for the answer...

How to Keep Track of Purchase Order Documents
April 14, 2020 at 7:51 pm

A reader asks, “Is there a good way to keep track of documents related to purchase orders?” Read today’s edition of “Ask the Accountant” for the answer…

Canceled Events Don't Have to Mean Canceled Promo Campaigns
April 7, 2020 at 5:39 pm

Everyone was pretty shocked when South by Southwest canceled its 2020 event at the beginning of March. At that time, the U.S. hadn’t fully understood the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak, and it seemed like a rash decision when other things like MLB Spring Training and the NBA were playing things by ear...