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  1. Additional Deductions

    able to categorize SEP and 401K/pre-taxed items

    291 votes
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      31 comments  ·  Taxes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • State Taxes

      State Self employment tax calculator. Its nice to know what we owe the federal government but a lot of states are going to charge us with self employment tax also.

      280 votes
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        10 comments  ·  Taxes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Sales Tax Payable

        Currently QBSE is reporting collected sales tax as income. This is inaccurate as sales tax is not income. It is a liability account that should be reported as Sales Tax Payable. I suggest that a category is added to account for this and allow the user to split the transaction between Income and Sales Tax Payable. This would not only make income more accurate but allow us to keep track of sales tax owed to the state.

        78 votes
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          4 comments  ·  Taxes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Missing Expense Items

          The Self Employed is missing a fundamental element. COGS-Cost of Goods Sold. If you add this then I could lump items directly related to the services I provide. Example, I have fees related to tax preparation software that would be a COGS item. I incur these fees only because I do the tax preparation. So it is separate and it is separate on Sch C.

          63 votes
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            11 comments  ·  Taxes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Category for retirement contributions

            You really need a way to account for qualified retirement contributions when entering transactions

            57 votes
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              1 comment  ·  Taxes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • I would like to export my data to Turbo Tax without having to subscribe to the online version.

              Would like to be able to export the data in .txf file so I could import it to the Turbo Tax.

              44 votes
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                5 comments  ·  Taxes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Add 'Donations' or 'Charitable Contributions' Category

                Needs to have a Donations or Charitable Contributions category. I see others have made the suggestion as well.

                36 votes
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                  5 comments  ·  Taxes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Let me Pay Quarterly Taxes of previous Quarter

                  If I miss the quarterly deadline by a few days I would like to be able to submit a payment still for that Quarter instead of only for the next quarter. That does me little good.

                  34 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Taxes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Tax deduction categories under personal

                    I would like to the option to mark personal expenses that might be deducible on my tax return such as car tabs for personal cars, charitable giving, mileage for charity, daycare, etc. Since I am going through all of my transactions in this app, why do it again when I use TurboTax to file at the end of the year?

                    31 votes
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                      5 comments  ·  Taxes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • State estimated tax due

                      I realize this is more intricate than fed, because every state tax is different, but it could be set up so we could enter our states tax rate and you could program it to calculate from there

                      31 votes
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                        3 comments  ·  Taxes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • File Taxes Older than 2014

                        Hey, I need to file taxes from 2013. how can I do that

                        24 votes
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                          2 comments  ·  Taxes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • State Quarterly Estimated Taxes

                          It would be a huge help to have the same functionality currently available for federal estimated taxes, for state taxes too... or at least a page to calculate what these amounts might look like

                          22 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  Taxes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Schedule F

                            Profit and loss from farming. Schedule F ultimately computes the net farming profit or loss that gets reported on the designated line of your 1040.

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                              1 comment  ·  Taxes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Link to Quarterly Tax Forms

                              It would be helpful if you would provide links to the quarterly tax forms!

                              20 votes
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                                1 comment  ·  Taxes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • 18 votes
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                                  8 comments  ·  Taxes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • multiple schedule C's

                                  Is it possible to create our own categories? For instance, I have contract labor for our Farm and also another business. There will be more than one schedule C on our return. Is it possible to keep each business separate? Ex. Contract labor business1, contract labor business2, etc.

                                  17 votes
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                                    2 comments  ·  Taxes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Provide a place to enter office and home square footage for taxes

                                    If you have a home office you're allowed to deduct a percentage of your utilities, maintenance, etc. from your taxes. I believe the percentage is the square footage of your home office divided by the square footage of your home (I won't swear to it because I'm pretty new to this). If this percentage were known then it would be possible to "split" transactions using the specified percentage.

                                    15 votes
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                                      1 comment  ·  Taxes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Assets and Depreciation

                                      Please add the ability to add assets to the business profile, like a rental home for example, and then integrate depreciation into the tax estimates to better understand estimated taxes. Thanks.

                                      14 votes
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                                        2 comments  ·  Taxes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Add depreciation cost

                                        Add depreciation cost to be able to reflect amount right away in Schedule C form.

                                        13 votes
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                                          2 comments  ·  Taxes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Gifts to clients

                                          Please add a business category "gifts" that reflects the IRS rule that $25 per client per year can be deducted from a gift. If I put it in "other expenses" quickbooks calculates it as a straight business expense at 100% of the amount I enter.

                                          12 votes
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