QuickBooks 2014 Has Arrived! Here is What to Expect

QuickBooks 2014 Has Arrived! Here is What to Expect

QuickBooks 2014 Has Arrived! Here is What to Expect QuickBooks 2014 is here! This release contains a number of new features as well as improvements to existing ones. This article will list the major changes.   PLEASE NOTE that much of this is based on information from an early release candidate of QuickBooks 2014 – […]

Intuit Has Relaunched the QuickBooks Community Forum

Intuit Has Relaunched the QuickBooks Community Forum

Intuit Has Relaunched the QuickBooks Community Forum   There are nine ‘topics’ to choose from. The first six topics relate to the US versions of QuickBooks. The last three topics are specifically for QuickBooks Canada, QuickBooks UK, and QuickBooks en Español. If you’re a regular visitor, you’ll notice that the topics have been revised. Intuit […]

Three QuickBooks Blogs You May Find Useful

Three QuickBooks Blogs You May Find Useful

Three QuickBooks Blogs You May Find Useful   There’s a lot of information about QuickBooks out there, so it’s hard to figure out where to start when you want to learn more about using QuickBooks. A lot of that information comes from blogs, either run by individuals or companies whose products are QuickBooks-related. All of […]

QuickBooks 2013 Cheat Sheet

QuickBooks 2013 Cheat Sheet

QuickBooks 2013 – A Cheat Sheet   QuickBooks 2013 makes small-business accounting fast and easy. But your day-to-day business bookkeeping will go even smoother if you employ a handful of QuickBooks keyboard shortcuts and data-entry and interface tricks.   QuickBooks 2013 Keyboard Shortcuts   Press This PC Shortcut QuickBooks Does This Ctrl+A Displays the Chart […]

QuickBooks: How to See What Your Users Have Been Deleting

QuickBooks: How to See What Your Users Have Been Deleting

QuickBooks: How to See What Your Users Have Been Deleting   It’s just common sense that there shouldn’t be many deleted transactions in your QuickBooks file. If there are a lot of deleted transactions, then it could mean that a lot of mistakes are being made, or someone is trying to hide something. There could […]

Handling QuickBooks Upgrades and Updates

Handling QuickBooks Upgrades and Updates

Handling QuickBooks Upgrades and Updates   Every QuickBooks version has a life cycle. Understanding that life cycle might save you some grief. When a new version is released to the public, that version has already been tested thoroughly by Intuit’s development team. It has also been tested by a group of non-Intuit users — the […]

Ways to Speed Up QuickBooks

Ways to Speed Up QuickBooks

Ways to Speed Up QuickBooks   QuickBooks being a bit sluggish for you? Apart from adding newer, faster hardware (think solid state drives) or having your file supercondensed, here are some less obvious ways to possibly get a speed increase. 1.Turn off the built-in search indexing in QuickBooks. This is a company preference that enables […]

"QuickBooks File Wouldn't Upgrade"

"QuickBooks File Wouldn't Upgrade"

“QuickBooks File Wouldn’t Upgrade…”   There’s always a little excitement when you install your new version of QuickBooks. You’re eager to see what the new interface looks like, and check out some of the new reports and features. So if your data won’t upgrade, eagerness can turn into frustration. Let’s back up a step. Normally, […]

QuickBooks Enterprise Comparison Summary

QuickBooks Enterprise Comparison Summary

QuickBooks Enterprise Comparison Summary   Enterprise looks and feels like your current Premier edition so there is no learning curve to you or your employees.  Most of the benefits are in the back end like the larger list capacity, better user permission control, better reporting capabilities, much better support etc. All of our products have […]

How to Filter QuickBooks Reports for the Data You Want

How to Filter QuickBooks Reports for the Data You Want

How to Filter QuickBooks Reports for the Data You Want It’s a great feeling (in a nerdy kind of way) when you run a report in QuickBooks and you get exactly the information you are looking for. Sometimes the key to that is using the right filter. Filters in QuickBooks simply restrict the data that […]

How to Get Ready for a QuickBooks Upgrade

How to Get Ready for a QuickBooks Upgrade

How to Get Ready for a QuickBooks Upgrade Getting ready to install a newer version of QuickBooks? Take a few minutes to prepare and you might save yourself some grief. * Pick a good time. The installation will take a little bit of time, as well the data conversion when you first open your company […]

What is the QuickBooks Audit Trail For?

What is the QuickBooks Audit Trail For?

What is the QuickBooks Audit Trail For? Do you ever wonder if a transaction got changed? When it was actually entered? What its history is? Who made an entry or a change? The Audit Trail report is handy for those situations. You access the Audit Trail report through Reports / Accountant & Taxes / Audit […]

3 Assumptions NOT to Make with QuickBooks

3 Assumptions NOT to Make with QuickBooks

3 Assumptions Not to Make with QuickBooks We all know that certain kinds of assumptions are dangerous, whether in life, relationships, or business. Here are three assumptions that it would risky to make about QuickBooks: 1. Assuming QuickBooks is easy and you can do it all yourself.A lot of people think that because you can […]

Understanding the Three Kinds of QuickBooks Data Problems

Understanding the Three Kinds of QuickBooks Data Problems

Understanding the Three Kinds of Quickbooks Data Problems 1. Lurking data problems. In these situations, everything looks OK to the user in their daily use of QuickBooks. They can enter bills, run reports, do payroll, and backup their company without incident. But there is a hidden data corruption problem lurking in their database. It won’t […]

What to do when QuickBooks is (Not Responding)

What to do when QuickBooks is (Not Responding)

What to Do When QuickBooks is (Not Responding) Has this happened to you? I’m guessing you’ve seen it before: You’re trying to update your company, or make a backup, or verify your company, or run a big report. QuickBooks gets off to a good start, but then seems to stall. You make a couple of […]

QuickBooks Online Banking Can't Delete the QuickStatement?

QuickBooks Online Banking Can't Delete the QuickStatement?

QuickBooks Online Banking Can’t Delete the QuickStatement? Are you obtaining difficulty deleting the QuickBooks Online Banking QuickStatement? This is an situation for some consumers that Intuit is not actively resolving as of this composing. Here are a few guidelines and suggestions that will hopefully resolve the issue for you. Firstly, in the QuickStatement make sure […]

How to Use QuickBooks Built-In Help

How to Use QuickBooks Built-In Help

How to Use QuickBooks’ Built-In Help If you want help while using QuickBooks, you’ve got some pretty good built-in resources: Context-sensitive help. Wherever you are in QuickBooks, you can press the F1 key to bring up a side panel of help for the QuickBooks function you are in. On entry screens, there is usually a […]

Sales Tax Items and Sales Tax Codes in QuickBooks and How They Perform

Sales Tax Items and Sales Tax Codes in QuickBooks and How They Perform

Sales Tax Items and Sales Tax Codes in QuickBooks Are you puzzled about how Sales Tax and Sales Tax Codes work in QuickBooks? Once you understand the basic setup it is pretty straight forward. We’re going to take a look at the proper setup of sales tax items and sales tax codes. Although very small businesses may be […]

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