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  1. Millage tracking for business

    It would be really nice when we put in an invoice, (Income or expense) if there was a line to add the millage associated with that invoice. so at end of year taxes we could print a report for the business expense for millage. Thank you very much! May be even an app for our phones so it tracks millage like that.

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    • Work Order Due Date

      Can you add a due date to the work order form?

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      • Hours tracker spent on activities relating to rental prioperties. New tax law 20% ded based on 250 Hrs.

        a time log as well as a mileage log integrated in the software with the ability to choose properties to allocate to would be great. Of course reporting available also is key.

        rental real estate owners that spend at least 250 hours a year involved with the business can get the deduction, according to the IRS guidance. (https://www.accountingtoday.com/articles/business-owners-get-irs-rules-on-20-percent-section-199a-tax-break)

        according to my acct: The 250 requirement is combined for all properties as 1 "enterprise". This include schedule E or pass-through rental real estate income.

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        • Auto calculation of property management fees.

          Have the property management calculation have 2 decimal places. Currently has 1.

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          • Tenants seperated by property under TENANT tab

            Would like to be able to separate tenants by property under the TENANTS tab.

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            • Selection for "None" in "Choose Property" report field

              On the financial reports tab, in the "Choose Property" dropdown, I would like a way to choose property "None". This is extremely useful because, invariably, at the end of the year, there are always some transactions that did not get assigned to a property and are not accounted for. Currently it is very difficult to search for and find these transactions so they can be fixed and assigned to a property (I would have to use "Category Ledger" and export to excel). If I am unable to find the transactions, they will affect my totals for the various categories for…

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              • Add inquiry by property

                Inquiry input able to be sorted by property for potential applicants/tenants to allow tracking for potential applicants. Add a way to email multiple tenants, applicants, inquiries at the same time.

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                • App for property managers

                  Need an app for property managers not just owners and tenants.

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                  • You have a great report for property performance, but you only give two options: 1 property or all properties. I would like to run one owner

                    You have a great report for property performance, but you only give two options: 1 property or all properties. I would like to run one owner who has 20+ properties. I would like to run them together with this report, but not all we manage. Can you make it possible to choose multiple properties by the same owner but not all the properties?

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                    • Right Justify Numbers in Reports

                      Please right justify the numbers in the Inc/Exp (and other) reports. This should be easy. Thanks,

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                      • forms

                        Allow Docusign feature to have fill in fields along with signature lines.

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                        • Posting Periods

                          There needs to be posting periods. I want to be able to pay my owners in February but it actually posts in January period. The way it is now I have to change the date on the disbursement to match that month and it makes it much harder to reconcile and at the end of the year.

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                          • Credit Cards? why such a hassle?

                            Have Rentec direct process credit card fee's so credit card fee's won't show up on the property as income. This would take the accounting night mare out of the equations. Rentec provides the portal and charges the credit card fee to the tenant, so only the rent shows up on the property as income.

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                            • User set up options

                              In managers roles set up/configure, be able to pick what reports per tab a manager can have access to. I.e. Financial Reports allow only view EasyPAY completed and receipts report.

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                              • Fields are too small on web pages

                                Several fields are not big enough to display their contents. E.g., The Income Account and Expense Account on the Properties page only shows part of the Account entries I made!

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                                • Stop late charges

                                  I stop late charges after the tenant has at least paid their rent, the program continues to charge late charges as long as there is an amount due. i have to physically delete the excess late charges. I would recommend changing the software to not incur any more late charges after one has been deleted until the next month rental cycle.

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                                  • Posting Attachments on payments

                                    The ability to add attachments when making payments and posting charges on accounts.

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                                    • Allow Move in fees rather than deposits

                                      Allow additional fees on move in screen, Pet fee, move in fee. We don't do a deposit we do non refundable move in fee that we have to manually enter.

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                                      • Share document folder with Owners

                                        A shared folder between the PM and owner for storage of utility bills and repair invoices. Allow Owner access to building files.

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                                        • improvements to rental applications

                                          When I go into Rentec page to look at the list of people who have applied for a property , I would like a place on the application screen to make notes about that application or mark them in some way, to remind me why we rejected , or if we are keeping that application on hold for more info, etc.
                                          Right now, my only options are to accept and add lease, accept , or deny .
                                          Without printing the Applications out hard copy and hand writing notes, is there some way I can see where in the process each…

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