QuickBooks 2009 on Demand (Google eBook)

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Que Publishing, Apr 2, 2009 - Computers - 456 pages
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Need answers quickly? QuickBooks® 2009 on Demand provides those answers in a visual step-by-step format. We will show you exactly what to do through lots of full color illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions.

 

  • Produce and customize reports that show exactly how your company is doing
  • Schedule transactions so you’ll never forget a due date again
  • Bill time and expenses directly to customers
  • Use the new QuickBooks features for 2009, including a redesigned Payroll Center and the new Accountant’s Copy that lets you keep working while your accountant reviews your books
  • Create and use a budget
  • Reconcile your bank account to the penny without waiting for the bank statement to come in the mail
  • Keep detailed records of fixed asset acquisitions
  • Protect financial information with the latest in security techniques
  • Send customized mailings to your customers and vendors
  • Learn tips and shortcuts to help make your QuickBooks experience more efficient and to customize your program to fit your style
  • Process transactions the right way by following the accounting rules interspersed throughout the book

 

Introduction     xv

Chapter 1: Setting Up Your Company with the EasyStep Interview     1

Chapter 2: Setting Up and Using Payroll Features     27

Chapter 3: Adding or Changing Information After the Interview Is Completed     69

Chapter 4: Invoicing and Collecting Income     107

Chapter 5: Making Purchases and Recording Payments     141

Chapter 6: Collecting and Paying Sales Tax     171

Chapter 7: Using Time-Saving Features     185

Chapter 8: Job Cost Estimating and Tracking     199

Chapter 9: Tracking Time     219

Chapter 10: QuickBooks Tips and Tricks     237

Chapter 11: Using the QuickBooks Online Features     263

Chapter 12: Preparing Income Tax Returns     295

Chapter 13: Security     309

Chapter 14: Using Inventory Features     328

Chapter 15: Recording Your Assets     349

Chapter 16: Recording Owners' Equity     363

Chapter 17: Recording Liabilities     371

Chapter 18: Preparing the Top Ten QuickBooks Reports     387

Workshops     411

Index     423

  

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Contents

1 Setting Up Your Company Accounts with the EasyStep Interview
1
2 Setting Up and Using Payroll Features
27
3 Adding or Changing Information After the Interview Is Completed
69
4 Invoicing and Collecting Income
107
5 Making Purchases and Recording Payments
141
6 Collecting and Paying Sales Tax
171
7 Using TimeSaving Features
185
8 Job Cost Estimating and Tracking
199
12 Preparing Income Tax Returns
295
13 Security
309
14 Using Inventory Features
329
15 Recording Your Assets
349
16 Recording Owners Equity
363
17 Recording Liabilities
371
18 Preparing the Top Ten QuickBooks Reports
387
W Workshops
411

9 Tracking Time
219
10 QuickBooks Tips and Tricks
237
11 Using the QuickBooks Online Features
263

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About the author (2009)

Gail Perry is a CPA and a graduate of Indiana University. She has worked in public accounting for more than 20 years and has spent that time helping her clients make the best use of the tax laws and accounting rules that benefit them most. Gail is a former senior tax consultant with the international CPA firm Deloitte, where she specialized in providing tax planning services and advice to small businesses. She has written hundreds of newspaper and magazine articles about taxes, personal and business finances, and financial software and is the managing editor of AccountingWEB, an online daily news magazine for members of the accounting profession. Gail is the author of more than 20 books, including The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Doing Your Income Taxes, Quicken All-In-One Desk Reference for Dummies, and Surviving Financial Downsizing: A Practical Guide to Living Well on Less Income.

 

Laura Madeira is the owner of American Computer Staffing, Inc., a software sales and consulting firm located in the greater Dallas, Texas area. Her affiliations with Intuit include being a member of the Intuit Writer/Trainer Network, Advanced Certified ProAdvisor, Certified Point of Sale ProAdvisor, and Enterprise Solutions Provider.

 

Laura is also the author of the QuickBooks 2009 Solutions Guide also published by Que Publishing.

 

Laura has been teaching companies how to use Intuit's products since its first version. Laura has instructed more than 10,000 individuals. She presents QuickBooks training to audiences comprised of accountants, consultants, and end users. She represents Intuit as a select presenter for its yearly national multicity New Product Tour Launch seminars and QuickBooks Advanced Certification Training seminars. Laura continues to be a guest speaker for Intuit at national CPA trade shows.

 

Laura is also a skilled technical writer and has provided Intuit with technical training and public presentation materials over the years. Her “QuickBooks at Year-End” document has been distributed by Intuit at several national events and is one of Intuit's most requested training and presentation documents.

 

Laura can be contacted through her website www.quick-training.com.

 

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