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



Overstuffed? Condense the size of your company file

Here on the QuickBooks for Mac team, we often talk to users who have been using QuickBooks for ten years or more.  Yep, over ten years! And even if you haven't been using QuickBooks that long, you may have an active business with lots of … [Read more...]

Finding your company file and other file tips

Over the lifespan of QuickBooks for Mac, a lot of users have asked a lot of questions about working with their company file. "Help!? I can't find where I saved my company file!" or "Where should I back up my file?" Here's our best advice: If you … [Read more...]

Making QuickBooks look the way you want

You like it the way you like it. That's cool. You can customize QuickBooks so that its default display shows what's most important to you. Changing the desktop You can save your QuickBooks windows arrangement so that when you return to your company … [Read more...]

Getting Going with QuickBooks for Mac: One Real User’s Journey

A freelance writer, I’m a new user to QuickBooks for Mac. Until now, I’ve been managing my business with an ultra-professional jumble of Excel spreadsheets and notes scrawled on a motley heap of notebooks. Oddly enough, this system hasn’t produced … [Read more...]

Troubleshooting basics with QuickBooks for Mac

If you have a company file of any size, QuickBooks for Mac is handling a lot of data. If you don't see the data you expect or in the way you expect it, it can be a scary thing. But with a little troubleshooting, you can soon be back to the way things … [Read more...]

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