From the Back Cover
QuickBooks keeps your business books, and this book makes iteasy!
Book a little time to make your small-business accountingeasier! QuickBooks makes business bookkeeping a breeze, and thisguide gives you just what you need to get going. Install and set upQuickBooks for your business, keep financial records, prepareinvoices and record sales, pay bills, settle up at the end of theyear, and more.
Quick, get started discover what you need to do to beready for QuickBooks, then install and set up the software
Satisfy the IRS use QuickBooks to maintain youraccounting records to comply with tax laws
Everyday stuff prepare customer invoices and creditmemos, record sales, pay bills, and monitor inventory
Regular record-keeping rely on QuickBooks for theactivities you need to perform weekly, monthly, and annually
Be budget wise set up a business budget, print checks andmanage payroll, and reconcile your account
It's just business create job estimates that can beeasily converted into invoices or compared with actual costs
Report it create reports to help you understand yourcustomer list, vendors, job expenses, inventory, payroll, budget,and more
Open the book and find:
How to track accounts receivable and payable
Easy ways to keep track of inventory levels
Tips for keeping your business checkbook
How to produce common financial reports
Job-costing guidance to help you estimate, bill, and trackjobs
Advice on whether to use accrual-basis accounting or cash-basisaccounting
Ways to simplify tax preparation
How to handle payroll and withholding
About the Author
Stephen L. Nelson, MBA, CPA provides accounting, business advisory, tax planning, and tax preparation services to small businesses. He belongs to the American Institute of CPAs and holds an MBA in Finance and a Masters in Taxation. His 100-plus books have sold more than four million copies.