Intuit will be retiring QuickBooks 2008 in May, and if you are considering purchasing a new Windows 7 computer, upgrading to Office 2010 and QuickBooks 2011, this article will provide you with important information about QuickBooks 2011 and Office 2010 compatibility. Not all versions of QuickBooks...
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QuickBooks accounting products: Online, desktop and point of sale
For those of you who work with QuickBooks Mac 2011, Intuit released an update today. There is one big caution regarding this if you have given your accountant a copy of your file for updates: Wait until you restore the your file with the accountant’s changes before you get this update.
Getting useful reports from QuickBooks, in the format that you want, can be a real chore. Your options are to use the built-in QuickBooks reports, struggle with a complicated data access tool, or use a complicated add-on product that has limitations. This is all going to change because a product...
QuickBooks maintains a list of the company files that you have opened recently – the Previous Company list. Here’s a pointer on how to remove a file from that list, including a tip about a bug in QuickBooks 2011.
If you have the QuickBooks Automatic Update feature enabled, QuickBooks will download updates and then tell you that they are ready to install. There are times when you do NOT want to install an automatic update, but the message will keep nagging you. Here is how to turn that off.
It’s that time of year again – Intuit’s annual “Sunset” of older versions of QuickBooks. If you are using QuickBooks 2008 then you won’t be able to use certain services and features after May 31 2011. I won’t editorialize (much) on why this is done or if it is a good practice, I’ll...
Intuit Statement Writer version 18.104.22.168 features a report designer screen that makes the basic report design steps much easier than in earlier versions. Unfortunately, it also includes a bug in the Net Income line.
When you are working with your Chart of Accounts in QuickBooks you may notice some accounts that have an asterisk ( * ) at the start of the name – often as a duplicate of another account. What does this mean?
When you are creating an invoice in QuickBooks (or any order type, such as a purchase order, estimate, etc.) you will be selecting information from a dropdown list. This could be something like the customer list or item list. A common complaint is that this dropdown list has very limited...
Occasionally I’ll get a query from a security-conscious client who says that they have found a user account that mysteriously appears, called QBDataServiceUser (often with a number appended to the name). They want to know why it shows up and what they should do about it.
Intuit has released the QuickBooks 2010 R11 update. I’ll list the changes that I’m aware of. There often are other changes that aren’t officially announced. Please note that I haven’t tested every one of these updates myself at this time.
QuickBooks Premier and Enterprise provides us with 11 different item types, of which 5 can be used as component items in an inventory assembly. Which should you use, and why? Each of the item types have their own characteristics and uses.
If you use Items to track the details of your expenses or costs, you may need to enter adjustments to the Items as well as the Accounts to which the Items are assigned. Here is a quick tip on how to accomplish this easily.
With all of the hoopla surrounding the release of QuickBooks 2011 many people have overlooked one of the significant marketing changes – QuickBooks Desktop subscriptions through the QuickBooks Plus program. Let’s take a look at what this is, and how it will affect both users and ProAdvisors.