Get your small business rolling with great ideas, exceptional organization skills, unique products or services — and a trusted, accessible, accounting system like QuickBooks. This friendly book shows you how to use this popular business accounting program to clearly understand your finances and run your business with ease.
Start here — discover what you need to do to be ready for QuickBooks, set up the software, reel in the dough, and pay the bills
Get it together — learn to enter data, create professional-looking invoices, and record and print sales receipts
Narrow it down — keep tabs on who needs to get paid and who owes money
Monitoring made easy — create financial reports and track every dollar coming in and going out
Populate QuickBooks — enter information about your products, employees, customers, and vendors into lists
Satisfy the IRS — use QuickBooks to maintain your accounting records to comply with tax laws
Open the book and find:
Steps to setting up and succeeding with QuickBooks
Ways to customize invoices and memos
How to track accounts receivable and payable
Instructions for recording and printing a sales receipt
Advice for tracking vehicle mileage and paying sales tax
Tips for small business owners
Organize financial information for your business
Create invoices and credit memos
Prepare a sales receipt and record customer payments
Generate financial reports
Managing the books for a small business can be a challenging, onerous task. If you're looking to spend fewer hours hunched over multiple spreadsheets and more time focused on other aspects of your growing business, this all-in-one guide gives you everything you need to put QuickBooks to work for you. Combining eight content-rich books into one complete package, this value-priced reference provides answers to all the questions you have about how QuickBooks can manage your business finances—even the ones you didn't know to ask!
With the help of QuickBooks 2017 All-In-One For Dummies, you'll quickly and painlessly discover how to use this fan-favorite software program to establish fundamental accounting practices that will keep your company successful and healthy. From installing the software and configuring QuickBooks to setting up payroll reminders and keeping track of your business checkbook and credit cards, everything you need to effectively—and efficiently—stay on top of those dollars and cents is only a page away! Organize all of your business finances in one place Pay vendors, invoice customers, and track inventory Prepare financial statements and reports Access your cloud-based account using your smartphone
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QuickBooks is known for helping their users effectively handle their financial and business management tasks, and QuickBooks 2018 All-in-One For Dummies is the go-to guide for anyone looking to gain insight into the latest version of the software. It gets you up to speed on the key features of QuickBooks and small business accounting and makes managing finances a breeze. This book will help you learn all the skills you need to know, like how to invoice customers, pay vendors, manage cash and bank accounts, use activity-based costing, and write a business plan.
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