Building your business from the ground up
Amber
Amber Tselios

When Accounting Software Falls Short, ERP Delivers

If you’ve built your business from the ground up, it’s likely you started with accounting software—odds are, you started with QuickBooks. Most businesses do. However, there comes a point when QuickBooks no longer keeps up with your growing business, and you may hear that your next step is enterprise resource planning (ERP) software. There is … Read more

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Virtual Invoices for Dynamics GP
Ben Borger
Ben Borger

Getting to a Remote Workforce

We realize you might be tired of hearing about COVID-19, but if you need assistance getting your employees safe, secure, and reliable remote access so you can keep your business moving forward, we have a special offer for you. Crestwood, along with Microsoft, bring to you: Free Microsoft Office licenses for six months (including web … Read more

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Company Data Archive for Dynamics GP
Mary Lenehan
Mary Lenehan

Dynamics GP Running Slow? Archive It! Get to Know Company Data Archive Plus Analytical Accounting!

Microsoft Dynamics GP is one of those reliable, familiar business management tools. Able to grow with your business, the product has been used by companies for decades. Better yet, with the announcement of their new “Modern Policy” starting in October 2019, Microsoft has made coming releases of Dynamics GP even more resilient and evergreen. However, … Read more

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Webinar
Lauren Christoff
Lauren Christoff

Webinar: Monthly Cloud Workshop – The Ins & Outs of Office 365 Migration

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 – 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM (CST) Register here!   Our first monthly cloud workshop! You’ve heard all the benefits of Office 365 (Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business, Teams, etc.). In our first monthly cloud workshop, Ben Borger will walk you through what transitioning to O365 looks like and … Read more

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Disable Smartlist Builder
Mike Gordon
Mike Gordon

How to Modify SmartList Designer When SmartList Builder is Installed (in Dynamics GP)

Have you ever experienced this issue with Microsoft Dynamics GP? When both SmartList Designer and SmartList Builder are installed, SmartList Designer reports will not be able to be modified until SmartList Builder is temporarily disabled.  This is an easy fix. The steps below describe how to do this. First open SmartList.  Next, go to Tools … Read more

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Dynamics GP Year-End Help
Mary Lenehan
Mary Lenehan

Crestwood Associates’ Microsoft Dynamic GP Year-End Recap

Missed our GP year-end events?  No worries, here’s a recap of the important changes: W-4 form change for 2020 Changes for Employee Self Service W4 form and Cards | Payroll | Tax window (required table changes) No W-2 or ACA form or EFW2 electronic file changes No Payables form changes (1099s) Fixed Asset Luxury Auto Depreciation changes … Read more

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Payroll Tax
Jen
Jen

Simplify Tax Preparations with Deluxe Checks

Save time by ordering pre-formatted tax forms and checks for Microsoft Dynamics GP and Dynamics SL. Crestwood Associates has partnered with Deluxe Checks offering you a Priority Service Code on all orders of IRS-approved tax forms, checks, invoices, and more.  With this Priority code, you’ll receive special offers, discounts, and ease of ordering Dynamics related … Read more

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Dynamics GP Payroll Tax Updates
Mary Lenehan
Mary Lenehan

Dynamics GP 2020 U.S. Payroll Tax Update Release

The 2020 Round 1 tax update has been released.  There are new federal tax tables published based on 15-T, including new head of household status, and withholding tax tables.  Additionally, FICA social security limit for 2020 is increased to $137,700. State updates include: California Illinois Iowa Kentucky Maine Michigan Minnesota Missouri North Caroline North Dakota … Read more

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Crestwood Cloud
Ben Borger
Ben Borger

Are You Sure that You’re Really in the Cloud? A Gray Market Cloud Horror Story

You are a savvy business owner; your business processes and ERP are backed up in the cloud. You’ve seen the statistics, heard the horror stories, and you’ve made the necessary steps to feel secure. But what does “in the cloud” really mean? How secure is your data really? Gray Market Cloud Spells Doom for One … Read more

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Quick SmartList to Pull Vendor 1099 in Dynamics GP
Juliet Constantino
Juliet Constantino

Create a Quick SmartList to Pull Vendor 1099 Information in Dynamics GP

SmartList Designer Tips Next in our series of SmartList Designer blogs, we’ll look at a common request for viewing vendor details within SmartList: displaying the 1099 detail information for a given period. (If you need a refresher on SmartList Designer, or missed the first blog, you can find it here.) This will show you how … Read more

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Juliet Constantino
Juliet Constantino

Display Unit Price and Gross Profit along with Item Master Data (in Dynamics GP)

SmartList Designer Tips The next SmartList Designer tip is for the inventory module in Microsoft Dynamics GP. When you view the item master data view that comes out of the box, some fields like unit price and gross margin aren’t available to display as a column. This is because that data is stored in a … Read more

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Error
Juliet Constantino
Juliet Constantino

How to Resolve a Dynamics GP Microsoft Word Template Error

After modifying the SOP Blank Invoice format in Microsoft Dynamics GP, I received this error message: “We’re sorry. We can’t open SOP Blank Invoice Form because we found a problem with its contents.” Clicking “Details” provides additional errors: Microsoft Office cannot open this file because some parts are missing or invalid. Location: Part: /word/footer2.xml, Line: … Read more

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Regular Expressions in Acumatica
Juliet Constantino
Juliet Constantino

View Historical Transactions with Negative Amounts Based on Document Types (in SmartList Designer for Dynamics GP)

SmartList Designer Tips Next in our series of SmartList Designer blogs, we’ll look at optimizing a basic purchasing SmartList. (If you need a refresher on SmartList Designer, or missed the first blog, you can find it here.) Let’s say that a purchasing manager wants to view all the historical transactions for a vendor. However, the … Read more

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Smartlist builder in Dynamics GP
Juliet Constantino
Juliet Constantino

How to Create a SmartList in Dynamics GP that Displays the Correct Email Address

SmartList Designer Tips for Dynamics GP As most Microsoft Dynamics GP users know, with every version of the system comes with the advanced reporting tool called SmartList. Out of the box, SmartList has several pre-made reports to choose from, all of which pull directly from your Dynamics GP tables, and are column-based (meaning Excel-friendly). In … Read more

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