Online banking: Tips and troubleshooting

Here are some tips to help you fix the most common problems with online banking in QuickBooks. Setting up online banking What do I do if my financial institution is not listed?If you don't see your financial institution name when setting up … [Read more...]

QuickBooks and your business: Farm, ranch, or other agriculture business

[Editor's note: This is the first in a series of articles we'll be publishing about using QuickBooks for Mac for specific types of businesses. Stay tuned for more articles in this series. - Shelly King, Managing Editor] When you spend your days … [Read more...]

Time sheets and progress invoicing

Progress invoicing is a great way to invoice your customers over time for work you do for them. And many times, that work involves billable time. So how do you apply that billable time to a progress invoice? A couple of things to understand Before … [Read more...]

So many choices, Part 2: Vendor transactions and more

This article is Part 2 of a two-parter on the transactions you can use in QuickBooks. Part 1 covers customers. This one covers vendors. With vendors, it's all about spending money. You need stuff to run your business, whether that's new inventory … [Read more...]

So many choices, Part 1: Customer transactions

This article is Part 1 of a two-parter on the transactions you can use in QuickBooks. Part 2 covers vendors and other transactions. This one covers customers. QuickBooks has lots of different transactions you can use to run your business. Which … [Read more...]

Bad debt: What to do when you don’t get paid

Is there anything worse than a customer who doesn’t pay you? OK, maybe a bounced check, but not getting paid at all is just so bad. Then you’ve got that invoice or statement just hanging around in QuickBooks. Well, I can’t get your customers to pay … [Read more...]

Add a report or any window to your toolbar

One of the things I love about QuickBooks is how you can customize it. And the toolbar is one of the things you can customize the most. I got to show off this recently when a customer asked me this question on Twitter: "Can I add a report to my … [Read more...]

Video: Keyboard shortcuts for entering names and numbers

Keyboard shortcuts are a great way to enter names and numbers quickly and efficiently. With most software programs, I tend to look for keyboard shortcuts to speed things up, and Quickbooks is no exception. If you’re not currently using keyboard … [Read more...]

Bought QB2011 on 7/15/11 or later? You get QB2012 for free!

With the release of Lion, we're aware that a lot of you may have recently upgraded to QuickBooks 2011 for Mac. And now we've just released QuickBooks 2012 for Mac. "Doh!" you may say, shaking your first at us. OK, let's be realistic. You're probably … [Read more...]

Video: Progress invoicing in QuickBooks 2012

Editor's note: This shows you progress invoicing in QuickBooks 2012, but if you have QuickBooks 2011 or earlier, there's a manual method for invoicing over time. To use this feature, be sure you have Estimates and Progress Invoicing turned on in … [Read more...]

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