From the Back Cover
QuickBooks keeps your business books, and this book makes it easy!
Book a little time to make your small-business accounting easier! QuickBooks makes business bookkeeping a breeze, and this guide gives you just what you need to get going. Install and set up QuickBooks for your business, keep financial records, prepare invoices and record sales, pay bills, settle up at the end of the year, and more.
Quick, get started discover what you need to do to be ready for QuickBooks, then install and set up the software
Satisfy the IRS use QuickBooks to maintain your accounting records to comply with tax laws
Everyday stuff prepare customer invoices and credit memos, record sales, pay bills, and monitor inventory
Regular record-keeping rely on QuickBooks for the activities you need to perform weekly, monthly, and annually
Be budget wise set up a business budget, print checks and manage payroll, and reconcile your account
It's just business create job estimates that can be easily converted into invoices or compared with actual costs
Report it create reports to help you understand your customer 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 track jobs
Advice on whether to use accrual-basis accounting or cash-basis accounting
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.