QuickBooks essentials

What are items? What’s a Chart of Accounts? Can I use my QuickBooks file to track my business and personal finances? (Answer: Not a good idea.) QuickBooks Essentials is where you find all of this out. These articles and videos talk about the nuts and bolts of using QuickBooks.


Most recent articles



Video: How QuickBooks can help you remember things

QuickBooks® has two ways to remind you of the things you need to do: reminders and iCal. Reminders list Using reminders. Say you've entered a bill or put something on your QuickBooks® To Do list. These things can then go onto your Reminders list. … [Read more...]

Preparing for Year-End

Checklists make work faster and easier, and even a simple checklist can save you hours of time at year-end. A Year-End Checklist Saves time:  Your checklist helps you do each step in order, keep from back-tracking, duplicating work, or doing … [Read more...]

Layout Designer: More customization tips for your forms

In a previous video, I showed you how to user Layout Designer to add a logo and change the fonts on your form templates. In this video, I'll show you how to work with objects on the form to get it to look just the way you want them to. Video … [Read more...]

Printing checks and other forms in a batch

If you ever wondered if you could print checks or other forms all together in a batch, here's how you do it. Video script: Hi. I’m Shelly with the QuickBooks for Mac team. Last week a I got a great question from one of our users. She asked … [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: New forms put more information in front of you

If you crave information, you'll be like a kid in a candy store with the QuickBooks 2012. Over the last couple of releases, we've been hearing from a lot of users that they need more information in front of them as they do specific tasks. So we … [Read more...]

QuickBooks for Mac Keyboard Shortcuts

Keyboard shortcuts are a great way to get to commands faster and enter data more easily 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 … [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...]

Video: Searching your data in QuickBooks 2012

Search in Quickbooks 2012 for Mac is a great feature you can use to find anything in your company file. In this video, I'm going to show you how it works. Video script: Hi, my name is Ro, and I'm on the QuickBooks for Mac team. Today I'm going to … [Read more...]

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