QuickBooks 2017 for Dummies

QuickBooks 2017 for Dummies

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The perennial bestseller updated for the latest release of QuickBooks If you're like most people involved with a small business, accounting isn't necessarily your strong suit, and certainly isn't the reason you got involved with your venture. Luckily, this bestselling guide shows you just how easy it is to use QuickBooks to keep your ducks in a row so you can spend less time worrying about finances and more time concentrating on other aspects of your growing business. With easy-to-follow guidance and plain-English explanations that cut through confusing financial jargon, QuickBooks 2017 For Dummies assumes no prior knowledge of the software and gets you started at the very beginning. In no time, you'll discover how to install the software and configure QuickBooks for your business needs, set up payroll reminders, download bank and credit card transactions, pay bills online, keep track of your checkbook and credit cards, and so much more.
* Organize all of your business finances in one place * Create invoices and credit memos, record sales receipts, and pay the bills * Track inventory, calculate job costs, and monitor your business reports * Make tax time easier Written by a CPA who knows QuickBooks and understands your unique business needs, this is your go-to guide for getting past the paperwork and putting the program to work for you.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 408 pages
  • 187 x 235 x 20mm | 544.31g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1. Auflage
  • 1119281466
  • 9781119281467
  • 517,131

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Organize your business finances

Create invoices, pay bills, and record receipts

Track inventory and monitor your business

Eliminate accounting woes--quickly!

Want to get a better handle on your business finances? QuickBooks is the go-to accounting software for small business. This bestselling guide helps you discover how to use it to keep your finances in order--without losing your cool. From tracking sales and inventory to paying bills and processing payroll, it gives you the guidance you need to quickly and painlessly check "accounting" off your small business to-do list.

Inside... Record and print receipts Fix mistakes with payments Make deposits Track customer invoices Deal with deposits Handle NSF checks Use online banking services Create estimates
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Table of contents

Introduction .1 Part 1: Quickly into QuickBooks .5 CHAPTER 1: QuickBooks: The Heart of Your Business 7 CHAPTER 2: The Big Setup .17 CHAPTER 3: Populating QuickBooks Lists .35 Part 2: Daily Entry Tasks .81 CHAPTER 4: Creating Invoices and Credit Memos .83 CHAPTER 5: Reeling in the Dough 107 CHAPTER 6: Paying the Bills 131 CHAPTER 7: Inventory Magic 155 CHAPTER 8: Keeping Your Checkbook 175 CHAPTER 9: Paying with Plastic 193 Part 3: Stuff You Do from Time to Time 203 CHAPTER 10: Printing Checks 205 CHAPTER 11: Payroll 217 CHAPTER 12: Building the Perfect Budget 229 CHAPTER 13: Online with QuickBooks 237 Part 4: Housekeeping Chores 249 CHAPTER 14: The Balancing Act 251 CHAPTER 15: Reporting on the State of Affairs 261 CHAPTER 16: Job Estimating, Billing, and Tracking 275 CHAPTER 17: File Management Tips 285 CHAPTER 18: Fixed Assets and Vehicle Lists 297 Part 5: The Part of Tens 309 CHAPTER 19: Tips for Handling (Almost) Ten Tricky Situations 311 CHAPTER 20: (Almost) Ten Secret Business Formulas 319 Part 6: Appendixes 335 APPENDIX A: Installing QuickBooks in 11 Easy Steps 337 APPENDIX B: If Numbers Are Your Friends 341 APPENDIX C: Sharing QuickBooks Files 359 Index 369
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About Stephen L. Nelson

Stephen L. Nelson, MBA, CPA, MS in Taxation, provides accounting, business advisory, tax planning, and tax preparation services for small businesses such as manufacturers, retailers, service firms, and start-up technology companies. He has written more than 100 books, which have sold more than five million copies.
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