QuickBooks 2015 : the missing manual / Bonnie Biafore
Book | 2015
Available at Gateway-Kenosha Campus General Collection (HF 5679 B5.77 2015)

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xxvii, 772 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Includes index.
"The book that should have been in the box"--cover.
"Covers QuickBooks for Windows"--cover.
"The official Intuit guide"--cover.
Part One: Setting up QuickBooks
Ch.1 Creating a company file
Opening QuickBooks -- Before you create a company file -- Creating a company file -- Converting from another program to QuickBooks -- Opening an existing company file -- Modifying company info
Ch.2 Getting around in QuickBooks
Menus and the icon bar -- Switching among open windows -- The home page -- The company snapshot -- The insights tab
Ch.3 Setting up a chart of accounts
Acquiring a chart of accounts -- Planning the chart of accounts -- Creating accounts and subaccounts -- Working with accounts
Ch.4 Setting up customers, jobs, and vendors
Creating customers in QuickBooks -- Creating jobs in QuickBooks -- Setting up vendors -- Working with customers, jobs, and vendors -- Managing leads
Ch.5 Setting up items
What items do -- When you don't need items -- Should you track inventory with items? -- Planning your items -- Creating items -- Service items -- Product items -- Other types of items -- Working with items
Ch.6 Data entry shortcuts for lists
Adding and editing multiple records -- Importing customer, vendor, and item information
Ch.7 Setting up other QuickBooks lists
Categorizing with classes -- Price levels -- Customer and vendor profile lists -- Fixed asset items -- Managing lists
Part Two: Bookkeeping
Ch.8 Tracking time and mileage
Setting up time tracking -- Entering time in QuickBooks -- Running time reports -- Tracking mileage -- Generating mileage reports
Ch.9 Paying for expenses
When to pay expenses -- Entering bills -- Recording a deposit to a vendor -- Handling reimbursable expenses -- Paying your bills -- Writing checks without entering bills -- Producing checks -- Paying using ther payment methods -- Recording vendor refunds and credits -- Running expense-related reports
Ch.10 Invoicing
Choosing the right type of form -- Sales forms and accounts -- Creating invoices -- Creating batch invoices -- Deposits, down payments, and retainers -- Invoicing for billable time and costs -- Invoicing for backordered products -- Selling products on consignment -- Estimating jobs -- Creating progress invoices -- Handling customer refunds and credits -- Modifying invoices
Ch.11 Producing statements
Generating statements
Ch.12 Transaction timesavers
Printing forms -- Emailing forms -- Memorizing transactions -- Finding transactions
Ch.13 Managing accoutn receivable
Receivables aging -- Receiving payments for invoices income -- Applying credits to invoices when you receive payments -- Discounting for early payment -- Correcting misapplied customer payments -- Applying finance charges -- Cash sales -- Making depositys
Ch.14 Bank accounts and credit cards
Entering transactions in an account register -- Handling bounced checks -- Transferring funds -- Reconciling accounts -- Managing loans
Ch.15 Doing payroll
Getting started with payroll -- Intuit payroll services -- Recording transactions from a payroll service -- Paying yourself
Ch.16 Making journal entries
Balancing debit and credit amounts -- Some reasons to use journal entries -- Creating journal entries -- Checking journal entries -- Reclassifications and corrections -- Recording depreciation with journal entries -- Recording owner's contributions
Ch.17 Performing year-end tasks
Checking for problems -- Viewing your trial balance -- Generating financial reports -- Generating tax reports -- Sharing a company file with your accountant -- 1099s -- Closing the books for they year
Part Three: Managing your business
Ch.18 Keeping track of financial tasks
Tracking to-dos -- Adding notes -- Reminders -- Your financial calendar
Ch.19 Managing QuickBooks files
Switching between multi- and single-user mode -- Backing up files -- Restoring backups -- Sending company files to others -- Verifying your QuickBooks data -- Condensing data -- Cleaning up after deleting files
Ch.20 Managing inventory
Following the inventory money trail -- Setting up inventory items -- Purchasing inventory -- Selling inventory -- Running inventory reports -- Working with the inventory center -- Performing a physical inventory -- Adjusting inventory in QuickBooks
Ch.21 Working with sales tax
Setting up sales tax -- Producing reports of the sales tax you owe -- Paying sales tax
Ch.22 Budgeting and planning
Types of budgets -- Ways to build budgets -- Creating budgets in QuickBooks -- Creating customer: Job or class budgets -- Filling in budget values -- Creating and copying budgets with Excel -- Running budget reports
Ch.23 Tracking finances with reports and graphs
Finding the right reports -- Running reports -- Adding comments to reports -- Printing and saving reports -- Customizing reports -- Memorizing reports -- Swapping reports between company files
Part Four: QuickBooks power
Ch.24 Banking online with QuickBooks
Setting up your accounts for online services -- Exchaning data with your bank -- Banking online using express mode -- Banking online using classic mode
Ch.25 Configuring preferences to fit your company
Preferences: The basics -- Accounting -- Bills -- Calendar -- Checking -- Desktop view -- Finance charge -- General -- Integrated applications -- Items & inventory -- Jobs & estimates -- Multiple currencies -- Payments -- Payroll & employees -- Reminders -- Reports and graphs -- Sales & customers -- Sales tax -- Search -- Send forms -- Service connection -- Spelling -- Tax: 1099 -- Time & expenses
Ch.26 Integrating QuickBooks with other programs
Mail merge to a Word document -- Synchronizing contacts -- Working with other apps -- Exportng QuickBooks data -- Importing data from other programs
Ch.27 Customizing QuickBooks
Customizing the home page -- Fast access to favorite features -- Customizing the company snapshot -- Customizing forms
Ch.28 Keeping your QuickBooks data secure
Setting up the administrator -- Creating QuickBooks users -- Restricting access to features and data
Part Five: Appendixes
Appendix A: Installing QuickBooks
Before you install -- Installing QuickBooks -- Registering QuickBooks -- Setting up QuickBooks on a network -- Where to store you company files
Appendix B: Help, support, and other resources
QuickBooks help -- Intuit community -- Other kinds of help -- Other help resources -- QuickBooks training
Appendix C: QuickBooks shortcuts
Appendix D: Working with intuit QuickBooks payroll services
Appendix E: Using intuit e-Invoicing
Appendix F: Tracking time with the standalone QuickBooks pro timer
Appendix G: Advanced form customization
How can you make your bookkeeping workflow smoother and faster? Simple. With this Missing Manual, you’re in control: you get step-by-step instructions on how and when to use specific features, along with basic bookkeeping and accounting advice to guide you through the learning process. Discover new and improved features like the Insights dashboard and easy report commenting. You’ll soon see why this book is the Official Intuit Guide to QuickBooks 2015.
27.00 BUS MGMT (10-102-3) BUS ED GEN (99-BEG-9)
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