The perennial bestseller on QuickBooks?now covering QuickBooks 2016 If you're like most people involved with a small business, accounting is the last thing you want to spend a lot of time on. Luckily, QuickBooks 2016 For Dummies makes it easy to keep your finances under control so you can concentrate on other aspects of your business. In no time, you'll find out how to populate QuickBooks lists, create invoices and credit memos, record a sales receipt, track sales and inventory, pay bills, process payroll, track business checkbooks and credit cards, and so much more. QuickBooks is the leading small business accounting software package designed to help users handle their financial and business management tasks more effectively. With plain-English explanations that cut through financial jargon, this easy-to-follow guide walks you through installing the software and configuring QuickBooks for your business needs and goes on to show you how to build the perfect budget, simplify tax return preparation, and generate financial reports?without ever breaking a sweat!
Organize all of your business finances in one place Create invoices and credit memos, record sales receipts, and pay the bills Track inventory, figure job costs, and monitor your business with reports Make tax time easier Written by an expert CPA who knows QuickBooks and understands your unique business needs, QuickBooks 2016 For Dummies is your go-to guide for getting past the paperwork and putting the program to work.
Stephen L. Nelson
John Wiley & Sons Inc
Country of Publication:
09 October 2015
Professional and scholarly
Introduction 1 Part I: Quickly into QuickBooks 5 Chapter 1: QuickBooks: The Heart of Your Business 7 Chapter 2: The Big Setup 17 Chapter 3: Populating QuickBooks Lists 35 Part II: Daily Entry Tasks 77 Chapter 4: Creating Invoices and Credit Memos 79 Chapter 5: Reeling in the Dough 103 Chapter 6: Paying the Bills 127 Chapter 7: Inventory Magic 151 Chapter 8: Keeping Your Checkbook 171 Chapter 9: Paying with Plastic 189 Part III: Stuff You Do from Time to Time 199 Chapter 10: Printing Checks 201 Chapter 11: Payroll 213 Chapter 12: Building the Perfect Budget 225 Chapter 13: Online with QuickBooks 233 Part IV: Housekeeping Chores 245 Chapter 14: The Balancing Act 247 Chapter 15: Reporting on the State of Affairs 257 Chapter 16: Job Estimating, Billing, and Tracking 271 Chapter 17: File Management Tips 281 Chapter 18: Fixed Assets and Vehicle Lists 293 Part V: The Part of Tens 305 Chapter 19: Tips for Handling (Almost) Ten Tricky Situations 307 Chapter 20: (Almost) Ten Secret Business Formulas 315 Part VI: Appendixes 331 Appendix A: Installing QuickBooks in Eleven Easy Steps 333 Appendix B: If Numbers Are Your Friends 337 Appendix C: Sharing QuickBooks Files 357 Index 367
Stephen L. Nelson provides accounting, business advisory, tax planning, and tax preparation services to small businesses. He is the author of more than 100 books, including all editions of QuickBooks For Dummies and Quicken For Dummies, which have sold more than 4 million copies.