What’s new in QuickBooks for Mac 2012?

Today, Intuit announced QuickBooks for Mac 2012! Here on the QuickBooks for Mac team, we're all very excited about this release, and we hope you are as well. Here's what the new release has in store. We'll be posting more information about each of … [Read more...]

Tracking work performed by subcontractors

Sometimes we all need a hand on a project. If you hire subcontractors for a customer job, you can track the income and expenses for work performed by subcontractors in QuickBooks. First you set up service items for the work your subcontractors … [Read more...]

Import lists into QuickBooks with IIF

When you first start with QuickBooks, there's a lot of data to enter. You need to set up your list of customers, vendors, items (what you sell and buy), and employees. You may also have historical transactions you need to enter. You can always enter … [Read more...]

How do I invoice a customer for expenses?

We had a question on our Facebook page about how to invoice a customer for reimbursed of expenses. Turns out, it's pretty easy. Well, the billing part anyway. Getting the customer to actually send you a check is another story. Video script: Hi … [Read more...]

Ask Addy: Printing checks FAQs

Printing is the fastest way to give Addy an Addy-tude. If it's not the arm and a leg I'm spending on printer cartridges (it'd be cheaper to buy a new printer!), it's the paper jams or the blinking light that's obviously something important but dang … [Read more...]

Adding some class: Use classes to categorize your data

I'm a data nerd. Seriously. Google Analytics makes me absolutely swoony. Mint.com? I'm a little light-headed with glee just thinking about it. It's being able to see how the numbers fall into what categories that makes me go all moony-eyed. So that's … [Read more...]

Adding or changing an opening balance

When you first created an account, you may have overlooked entering an opening balance or entered the wrong balance. In this video, I'll show you how you can change or add an opening balance for an account. Video script: Hi, I'm Shelly King with … [Read more...]

Get more insight with customer and job types

When you're running reports, would it help to know what group of customers are generating the most sales? If you knew that, then you could identify areas to focus your business. You can do this with customer types. For example, if you have … [Read more...]

Sales summary: When you don’t need to track every little thing

Here’s a situation. You own a coffee shop. In an hour, you may have 25 customers come in and order anything from a decaf, lowfat, iced latte with two pumps of sugar free vanilla syrup (not that that I know anyone who does that:-) to just a simple cup … [Read more...]

Reconciliation trouble? Clues are in your bank statements

So, you’ve done everything I talked about in Reconciliation: Do you match? to reconcile your accounts. Everything went right, and you’re in good shape. Yep, nothing else to do here. Well, maybe. Reconciling isn’t hard, but it doesn’t always go … [Read more...]

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