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Begin to Run the QuickBooks 2012 Setup

After you install the QuickBooks 2012 program, the installation program may start QuickBooks automatically and then start the QuickBooks Setup. You can also start the QuickBooks Setup by starting the QuickBooks [more…]

Set Your Start Date during QuickBooks 2012 EasyStep Interview

One of the big question you are asked during QuickBooks 2012's EasyStep Interview is about the conversion date. Perhaps the key decision that you make in setting up any accounting system is the day on [more…]

Review the Suggested Chart of Accounts in the QuickBooks 2012 EasyStep Interview

At the very end of QuickBooks 2012's EasyStep Interview and based on the information that you supply about your type of industry and the tax return form that you file with the IRS, QuickBooks suggests [more…]

Add Information to the Company File during QuickBooks 2012's Setup

No matter whether you use the Express Start method of creating a company file or the Advanced Setup/EasyStep Interview method, after you and QuickBooks 2012 set up the company file, QuickBooks prompts [more…]

Identify the Starting Trial Balance during QuickBooks 2012 Setup

Regardless of whether you use the Express Start version or Advanced Setup/EasyStep Interview version of the QuickBooks Setup process, you don't actually get a complete trial balance into the QuickBooks [more…]

How to Set Up the QuickBooks 2012 Chart of Accounts List

The Chart of Accounts List in QuickBooks 2012 is a list of accounts that you use to categorize your income, expense, assets, liabilities, and owner’s equity amounts. If you want to see a particular line [more…]

How to Set Up a Payroll Item List in QuickBooks 2012

The Payroll Item List in QuickBooks 2012 identifies items that appear on employee payroll check stubs. If you’re using an outside payroll service bureau to handle your payroll — and this isn’t a bad idea [more…]

How to Set Up Classes in QuickBooks 2012

QuickBooks 2012 lets you use classes to segregate or track financial data in ways that aren’t possible by using other bits of accounting information, such as the account number, the customer, the sales [more…]

How to Set Up a Customer List in QuickBooks 2012

A Customer List in QuickBooks 2012 keeps track of all your customers and your customer information. For example, the Customer List keeps track of billing addresses and shipping addresses for customers. [more…]

How to Set Up the QuickBooks 2012 Vendor List

Just as you use a Customer List to keep records on all your customers, you use a Vendor List in QuickBooks 2012 to keep records on your vendors. Like a Customer List, a Vendor List lets you collect and [more…]

Set Up a Fixed Assets List in QuickBooks 2012

If you choose the Lists→Fixed Asset Item List command, QuickBooks 2012 displays the Fixed Asset Item List window. You can use this window to see a list of the fixed assets — furniture, equipment, machinery [more…]

Set Up a Price Level List in QuickBooks 2012

You can use QuickBooks 2012 to set up a price level list. A price level changes the sales price up or down when you do things like invoice. For example, you might create a price level that amounts to a [more…]

Set Up Billing Rate Level List in QuickBooks 2012

You can use QuickBooks 2012 to set up a billing rate level list. A billing rate sets the amount that you charge for service items. For example, while a law firm might only sell hours of legal advice, the [more…]

Set Up Employees and Other Names in QuickBooks 2012

If you click the Employee Center button, QuickBooks 2012 displays the Employee Center window. You can use this window to see a list of the employees — active or inactive — that you’ve identified to QuickBooks [more…]

Set Up the Profile Lists in QuickBooks 2012

If you choose the Lists→Customer & Vendor Profile List command, QuickBooks 2012 displays a submenu of commands that you use to create some of the mini-lists that QuickBooks uses to ease your bookkeeping [more…]

How to Access QuickBooks 2012 Preferences Settings

You can specify how QuickBooks 2012 works for you by setting preferences. In fact, much of what you do when you run the QuickBooks Setup using the Advanced Setup route [more…]

How to Set QuickBooks 2012 Accounting Preferences

The My Preferences tab of the Accounting Preferences set provides a single option: You can tell QuickBooks 2012 you want it to autofill information when recording a general journal entry. [more…]

How to Set General Accounting Options in QuickBooks 2012

The Company Preferences tab provides the following five general accounting check boxes as well as closing date settings. (These check boxes are probably self-explanatory to anybody who has done a bit of [more…]

How to Set QuickBooks 2012 Checking Preferences

If you display the Preferences dialog box and click the Checking icon, QuickBooks 2012 displays either the My Preferences tab or the Company Preferences tab. [more…]

How to Change the QuickBooks 2012 Desktop View

The My Preferences tab of the Desktop View Preferences set provides View radio buttons — One Window and Multiple Windows — that let you indicate whether QuickBooks 2012 should use one window or multiple [more…]

How to Set QuickBooks 2012 General Preferences

The QuickBooks 2012 My Preferences tab of the General Preferences set provides check boxes that you can select to tell QuickBooks to do the following: [more…]

How to Control Integrated Applications in QuickBooks 2012

The Integrated Applications Preferences in QuickBooks 2012 aren’t personal, so no options are available on the My Preferences tab. However, the Company Preferences tab for the Integrated Applications Preferences [more…]

How to Control Inventory in QuickBooks 2012

No personal preferences are available for inventory tracking and control, but QuickBooks 2012 provides several Company Preferences features regarding inventory and items. You can turn the QuickBooks inventory [more…]

Control How Jobs and Estimates Work with QuickBooks 2012

Because no personal preferences are available for Jobs & Estimates preferences in QuickBooks 2012, the My Preferences tab for this Preferences set shows no options. However, you have several Company Preferences [more…]

How to Deal with Multiple Currencies in QuickBooks 2012

QuickBooks 2012 supports multiple currencies. To turn on QuickBooks’ multiple currencies feature, choose the Edit→Preferences command, select the Multiple Currencies option from the list box, and click [more…]

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