Monthly Archives: August 2011

QuickBooks Tip # 5 – Relevant Topics

The Relevant Topics tab near the top of the Help window lists topics related to whichever window is open in QuickBooks.

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QuickBooks Tip #4

QuickBooks does a wonderful job providing program help. One of the most useful features are Learning Center Tutorials, short videos that show you how to do all the most common QuickBooks tasks. To access the videos Help > Learning Center … Continue reading

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QuickBooks Tip #3

Intuit has a webpage for new users with a list of common mistakes. http://support.quickbooks.intuit.com/Support/NURCenter/default.aspx

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QuickBooks Tip #2

You can ship packages with UPS, Fedex or USPS using the QuickBooks shipping manager. This is especially handy when you want to add shipping costs to an invoice. The Shipping Manager Menu If you would like help setting up this … Continue reading

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QuickBooks Tip #1

Use a dummy vendor name for restaurants. There’s no need to pack along every place you ever had a meal in your vendor list. I like to put the name of the restaurant in the memo field.

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Classes or Types? When To Use Them

QuickBooks’ standard reports are critical to understanding your company’s past, present, and future. But the program also offers innovative tools that can make them significantly more insightful and comprehensive. QuickBooks offers two simple conventions that let you identify related data: … Continue reading

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Are Your QuickBooks Company Files Tamper-Proof?

Every month, I provide information on how to better use QuickBooks. By implementing the best methods for managing your accounting data, you can actually improve your financial bottom line. But all of your careful work is for naught if a … Continue reading

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Job-Tracking Adds Precision to Your QuickBooks Company

Does your business have clients whose work sometimes requires multiple steps drawn out over weeks or months, like remodeling projects or court cases? If so, and you’re not using QuickBooks’ Jobs features, you’re missing out on the opportunity to track … Continue reading

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Your Business is Unique, And Your QuickBooks May Be Set Up All Wrong!

Your business is not like everyone else’s.  Why did you start a business?  What are your goals for the business?  Which aspects of running a business do you love, and which do you avoid whenever possible? Do you even think … Continue reading

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Emergency Bookkeeping

When I was working for another guy, I always used to say that there was no such thing as a bookkeeping emergency. Oh sure, sometimes I would have to cut a final paycheck for someone, but for the most part … Continue reading

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