Video: Mileage-tracking for taxes and client billing

Will Lynes, Product Manager for QuickBooks for Mac, describes how you can track miles for taxes and client billing in QuickBooks 2011 for Mac. This is a new feature in QuickBooks 2011 for Mac. … [Read more...]

Bartering: Yes, you’ve got to track it

The difficult economic climate of recent years has led more businesses to use barter transactions, in which they trade their products and services for products and services from other businesses. Many business owners wrongly assume they don't need to … [Read more...]

QuickBooks Windows vs. Mac: What’s the difference?

If you've switched from QuickBooks for Windows to QuickBooks for Mac, you've probably noticed some differences. QuickBooks for Mac is built as a Mac product from the ground up, so the interface elements will be familiar if you've used other Mac … [Read more...]

Suffering from “post-tax blues” this year?

Every business is different—depending on your industry, size, and other factors—but when it comes to paying taxes, most small- to medium-sized businesses have a lot in common. We recently finished a very busy tax season, and afterwards, many business … [Read more...]

QuickMath, the QuickBooks calculator

Does this sound familiar? You’re paying several bills from one vendor with a single check. You could go to Caculator on your Mac and add them up, but wouldn’t it be nice if you could do that right in QuickBooks? Well, you can do that. It’s called … [Read more...]

Progress invoicing in QuickBooks for Mac 2011 and earlier

Editor's note: This is the manual process for progress invoicing you can do for Quickbooks for Mac 2011 and earlier. If you have QuickBooks for Mac 2012, then you can use the new progress invoicing feature. Progress invoicing, or “progress … [Read more...]

Keeping up with the details: custom fields for items

In a small business, details make all the difference. In QuickBooks for Mac, custom fields let you add details to items you buy and sell, and then use those details to create customized purchase orders, estimates, invoices, and other forms. The … [Read more...]

Getting personal with custom fields

by Liz Hamill Scott As a small business owner, you already know that a personal touch can mean the difference between a great profit year and a mediocre break-even season. With custom fields, QuickBooks can help you track those personal details … [Read more...]

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