Quick Books provides small business owners with the data you and your accountant need for tax purposes. This is a necessary part of business ownership. But do you also use the information to help you make better business decisions, unforgettable opportunities and plug the profit leaks that cost money each year? You should. 7 Tips to Get More From Quick Books Stay Up-To-Date . Keeping records current does not require posting transactions daily. For many small businesses, weekly or semi-monthly is fine! Whether you do it yourself or delegate (outsource) it to others, keep your records up-to-date. Timely record keeping