QuickBooks workshop to be held


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QuickBooks software is perfect for small businesses that manage their inventory, sales and other business transactions. A comprehensive QuickBooks workshop for attendees at a beginner to intermediate level will be held from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. Friday, August 4 at the REI Oklahoma Conference Center, 2912 Enterprise Blvd., Durant. Registration is $115 per person and may be completed online at www.reiwbc.org. Fee includes hands-on instruction and lunch. Space is limited, so early registration is encouraged.

Attendees at this intensive hands-on workshop will learn how QuickBooks can benefit their own businesses. Topics to be covered include examining charts of accounts, writing checks and recording deposits, reconciling bank statements, entering and paying vendor bills, invoicing customers and receiving payments, creating and understanding financial statements and balance sheets, tracking sales tax, customizing reports, entering and reconciling credit card charges, and utilizing sub-accounts. Attendees will enter the information on computers using practice sets and will have the opportunity to receive guidance and ask “how” and “why” questions. QuickBooks® Pro 2017 is used for the training, and laptops will be provided for attendees.

“QuickBooks is an essential business tool in today’s office,” said Barbara Rackley, REI Women’s Business Program Manager. “It has become the standard accounting software for many small businesses because it’s affordable, easy to use, and people really like the customizable reports.”

Our presenter for this workshop is Wanda Estus. She has more than 26 years of experience using QuickBooks with her clients and has been teaching QuickBooks classes for REI Women’s Business Center for the past 10 years. She is the owner of Integrity Solutions.

Event partners include Durant Area Chamber of Commerce, Durant Main Street, Choctaw Nation, OSU Extension Center, and REI Women’s Business Center, funded in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration.

NOTICE – Choctaw Tribal Members who own a business in or reside in the 10½ Choctaw Counties may be eligible for a Choctaw Small Business Development Scholarship to pay for this training workshop. To qualify for the Choctaw Business Training Scholarship, please contact Cassidy Gilmore at cgilmore@reiok.org or 800.658.2823 to provide your date of birth for Choctaw Tribal Membership verification purposes. Upon verification, you will be notified.

For more information about this workshop or others, contact Barbara Rackley or Lori Smith at 800-658-2823. In addition, visit www.reiwbc.org or for upcoming training workshops or information about REI Women’s Business Center.

Submitted by REI.

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