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Posted by on Feb 21, 2011 in Uncategorized | 4 comments

Shoeboxed is moving to a new address!

Great news! Shoeboxed.com is moving to an amazing new office, quadrupling our capacity and giving us plenty of room to grow and improve our service. Our address will officially change on March 1, 2011 to: Shoeboxed.com 112 Broadway St Suite B Durham, NC 27701 Don’t worry! Now and throughout the entire month of March our old address will continue to work just fine. We have already set up forwarding and safety precautions with UPS, FedEx and the Postal Service to be certain that your packages continue to arrive securely at our processing facility. Here’s what you need to know: 1. Our address change ONLY affects you if you send packages to us via FedEx or UPS. Our big blue Shoeboxed envelopes and all packages sent via regular postal mail still come to our PO Box (PO Box 1411, Durham, NC 27702). 2. Starting today, go ahead and start using our new Broadway St. address. 3. Don’t worry if you have packages in transit or pre-printed labels with the old...

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Posted by on Jun 25, 2010 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Shoeboxed Is Giving Away iPads, Cash, & T-shirts!

For the next month, Shoeboxed will give you a T-shirt, $50 cash or an iPad when you invite your friends to sign up for Shoeboxed! Here’s how it works: we will send you a T-shirt just for inviting your friends to try Shoeboxed, even if none of them sign up. If three of your invited friends sign up for paid Shoeboxed plans, we will send you $50 cash. And we saved the best for last…if 10 of your referrals sign up for paid Shoeboxed plans, we will send you a brand new iPad! No joke! So don’t wait, start inviting your friends and contacts to sign up for Shoeboxed today! The fine print: Cash and iPad gifts are based on legitimate sign-ups for paid Shoeboxed plans as determined by Shoeboxed. This promotion is for US and Canada only. Duplicate as well as fraudulent sign-ups will not be accepted. Shoeboxed reserves the right to terminate this promotion at any...

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Posted by on Jun 15, 2010 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Small Business Heaven | Minimizing Costs and Maximizing Benefits

ShoeBooksRight? FreshOutBoxed? OutBoxedBooks? The small biz warriors at FreshBooks, Outright.com and Shoeboxed are interested in only one thing: helping you spend less time on busy work – like invoicing, bookkeeping and recording expenses – and more time doing what you actually love – running your business. That’s why all three companies have integrated their services. ShoeBooksRight? FreshOutBoxed? OutBoxedBooks? Not such great business name combinations. But Freshbooks, Outright and Shoeboxed? Now there’s a great business combo. We have always known that these integrations were made in small business heaven, and this was confirmed recently when we were introduced to Evan Roberts, founder and manager of PPC Lab, who actually uses all three services together. Here’s what he had to say about his experiences: “Being a young entrepreneur the last thing I want to spend time on is tedious accounting work. I’ve been using FreshBooks for a few years for invoicing, billing and pseudo expense tracking but when I stumbled upon Shoeboxed.com and Outright.com I felt like the accounting weight had...

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Posted by on Jun 11, 2010 in Uncategorized | 3 comments

Four Online Tools to Make Quarterly Estimated Taxes Easier

With June 15 just around the corner, many of you are starting to think about—and perhaps dread—filing your quarterly estimated tax payments. While QETs can be a nightmare for overworked and unorganized small business owners and self-employed individuals, there are many online tools available to make the process easier, faster and headache-free. Here’s how they work: Teaspiller for Tax Advice For those looking for tax experts and QET advice there is Teaspiller, a service that allows users to ask tax questions, upload tax data and have their taxes filed by an expert, all online. The service is integrated with Shoeboxed and other tax applications, making it easy to get financial information to a Teaspiller tax expert. Shoeboxed.com for Receipts and Expenses Shoeboxed makes keeping track of expenses and deductions a breeze. With Shoeboxed, gone are the days of spreadsheets and boxes full of wrinkled receipts. Users simply mail their receipts to the company, and the tedious process of scanning and data entering receipt information is done for them. Data...

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Posted by on May 24, 2010 in Uncategorized | 3 comments

Harnessing the Web for Faster Quarterly Estimated Taxes

June 15th Deadline:  Quarterly Estimated Taxes Now that we’re under a month away from June 15th, you might be one of the millions of self employed or small business owners that need to file a quarterly estimated tax payment. While not everyone’s cup of tea, the process can certainly be made more manageable by leveraging a few simple tools on the internet. Do I need to file estimated tax payments? If you’ve got self employed income, or are a landlord or investor, chances are you’re responsible for making quarterly estimated payments to the IRS (if you’ve got a full time job where taxes are withheld, it may be possible to adjust the amount to cover your additional tax liability). How do I calculate my estimated taxes? The IRS says that you must pay either 100% of the tax shown for the prior year, or at least 90% of the tax owed for the current year, or you’ll have to pay a penalty on the amount you’ve underpaid (to learn more...

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