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Creating Customer Statements in QuickBooks

Invoices not being paid promptly? Customers questioning their payment history? Create statements. Let’s say you have a regular customer who used to pay on time, but he’s been hit-and-miss lately. How do you get him caught up? Or, one of your customers thinks she’s paid you more than she owes. How do you straighten out [...]

October 1st, 2017|Entrepreneurs, Press Releases, Tips & Tricks QuickBooks|

Using QuickBooks’ Income Tracker

QuickBooks provides numerous ways to learn about your company’s health. Income Tracker is one of the most effective. You can get an enormous amount of useful information from QuickBooks’ reports – especially if you customize them to isolate the precise data you want. Reports included with the software range from the very simple, like Open [...]

September 1st, 2017|Entrepreneurs, Press Releases, Tips & Tricks QuickBooks|

What Sales Orders Are and When to Use Them

They’re not as commonly used as invoices. But if you need them, they’re there. When you want to document sales that you can’t (or won’t) fulfill immediately, but you plan to do so in the future, you can’t create an invoice just yet. This is where sales orders come in. You may never need to [...]

August 1st, 2017|Entrepreneurs, Press Releases, Tips & Tricks QuickBooks|

Working with Checks in QuickBooks

Online banking may get all the headlines, but a lot of small businesses still prefer paper checks. QuickBooks can accommodate them. “I don’t write checks anymore,” you hear a lot of people say these days. Debit cards, smartphone payment apps, and online banking have replaced the old paper checkbook for a lot of consumers. That’s [...]

July 1st, 2017|Entrepreneurs, Press Releases, Tips & Tricks QuickBooks|

How to Keep Your QuickBooks Data Safe

You work hard to make sure your QuickBooks data is accurate. Make sure it’s safe, too. Your QuickBooks company file contains some of the most sensitive information on your computer. You may have customers’ credit card numbers and employees’ Social Security numbers. An intruder who captured all that data could create tremendous problems for you [...]

June 1st, 2017|Entrepreneurs, Press Releases, Tips & Tricks QuickBooks|

Receiving Customer Payments: Your Options

It’s one of your more pleasant tasks as a QuickBooks user: receiving payments from customers. Here’s how it works. QuickBooks was designed to make your daily accounting tasks easier, faster, and more accurate. If you’ve been using the software for a while, you’ve probably found that to be true. Some chores, of course, aren’t so [...]

May 1st, 2017|Entrepreneurs, Press Releases, Tips & Tricks QuickBooks|

Need to Set Up Users in QuickBooks Online?

Your employees probably don’t need access to every corner of QuickBooks Online. Here’s how to set limits. One of the best attributes of QuickBooks Online is that multiple users can access it without having software installed on their PCs. No more paying up front for a boxed copy that you’ll store on your hard drive. [...]

Are You Memorizing Transactions? Should You Be?

You know that QuickBooks saves a lot of time. But have you explored how it does so by memorizing transactions? Your accounting work involves a lot of repetition. You send invoices. Pay bills. Create purchase orders. Generate payroll checks and submit payroll taxes. Some of the time, you only fill out those transaction forms once. [...]

April 1st, 2017|Entrepreneurs, Tips & Tricks QuickBooks, DIY Tutorials|

Setting Up Users in QuickBooks

If you plan to have multiple employees using QuickBooks, you can limit their access to specific areas. Controlling access to your QuickBooks company file is easy when you’re a one-person accounting department. You simply use one password to protect your data. But when you add new employees to the mix, do you want them to [...]

March 1st, 2017|Entrepreneurs, Human Resources, Press Releases, Tips & Tricks QuickBooks|

Establishing Preferences in QuickBooks

Before you start entering data, make sure QuickBooks is set up appropriately for your company. QuickBooks was designed to serve the needs of millions of small businesses. To do that, it had to include the tools and processes suitable for a wide variety of companies. But Intuit recognized that every organization is unique, so your [...]

February 1st, 2017|Entrepreneurs, Press Releases, Tips & Tricks QuickBooks|

Anatomy of a QuickBooks Inventory Item

If you have an item-heavy business, you need tools to track your inventory. QuickBooks provides them. When you started your business, maybe you were able to keep track of your inventory by peering in the closet or your garage. As you grew, that simply took too long. But you grew tired of running out of [...]

January 9th, 2017|Entrepreneurs, Press Releases, Tips & Tricks QuickBooks|

5 QuickBooks Reports You Need to Run in January

2018 has begun. Does your accounting to-do list look like a clean slate, or are critical 2017 tasks still nagging? Getting all of your accounting tasks done in December is always a challenge. Besides the vacation time you and your employees probably took for the holidays, there are those year-end, Let’s-wrap-it-up-by-December-31 projects. How did you [...]

January 1st, 2017|Entrepreneurs, Press Releases, Tips & Tricks QuickBooks|

Ringing Out 2016 in QuickBooks

2017 is just around the corner. Now’s the time to do your end-of-year QuickBooks tasks. Since early January of this year, you’ve been faithfully creating new records, entering transactions, and recording payments. You’ve run basic reports. You’ve done your collection duties. You may have paid employees and submitted payroll taxes. Now the end of the [...]

December 2nd, 2016|Entrepreneurs, Press Releases, Tips & Tricks QuickBooks|

Creating Reports in QuickBooks, Part 2

Last month, we discussed QuickBooks’ report Preferences and The Report Center. We’ll look at report customization this month. QuickBooks makes your bookkeeping faster, safer, and more accurate than what you could do using a manual system. Still, you may occasionally tire of your daily tasks. You want to know what all of these forms and [...]

November 1st, 2016|Entrepreneurs, Press Releases, Tips & Tricks QuickBooks|

Creating Reports in QuickBooks – Part 1

QuickBooks comes with dozens of report templates that can be run as is. This month and next, we’ll show you ways to make them “fit” your company. Reports are your reward for all that hard work you put in entering records and transactions in QuickBooks. Sure, you can always find individual invoices, sales receipts, and [...]

October 1st, 2016|Entrepreneurs, Press Releases, Tips & Tricks QuickBooks|