Tom makes a great point – there is a huge difference between an accounting package and a management program. QuickBooks primary function is to provide you
with the tools for IRS reporting using generally accepted accounting principles
(GAAP), which are standards and detailed rules for financial reporting which
may not mend well with how to manage your shop.
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This all starts at the grass rots level. I would recommend getting involved in your local technical school’s automotive advisory boards – this is the group that reviews the curriculum and program. Two things happen, you get to know the instructor (which helps when coming hiring time) and you help them to better understand the aftermarket needs as well. Hope this helps.