Setting Up QuickBooks 2010

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How to Install and Set Up QuickBooks 2010

You install QuickBooks 2010 on your computer in the same way that you install any application program. In general, recent versions of Microsoft Windows require that you place the QuickBooks installation [more…]

How to Use the QuickBooks 2010 EasySetup

After you install QuickBooks 2010, you run an interview to set up QuickBooks for your firm’s accounting. The installation program may start QuickBooks automatically and then start the EasyStep Interview [more…]

How to Set Up Your QuickBooks 2010 Chart of Accounts List

In QuickBooks 2010, the Chart of Accounts List is a list of accounts that you use to categorize your income, expense, assets, liabilities, and owner’s equity amounts. Fortunately, you can create new accounts [more…]

How to Set Up a QuickBooks 2010 Customer List

A Customer List in QuickBooks 2010 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 Accounting Preferences in QuickBooks 2010

You can specify how QuickBooks 2010 works for you by setting preferences. These preferences have a lot of effect on how QuickBooks works and on how a particular user works with QuickBooks. You can manually [more…]

How to Create a Customized Invoice Form in QuickBooks 2010

Although you can choose a predefined invoice form template for your invoices, QuickBooks 2010 gives you more flexibility than that. You can also create custom invoice form templates to design an invoice [more…]

How to Create an Accountant's Copy of Your QuickBooks 2010 Data File

QuickBooks 2010 makes it easy for accountants to work with client data files. You can use the Accountant’s Copy feature in QuickBooks to simply e-mail [more…]

How to Create a Budget in QuickBooks 2010

Although QuickBooks 2010 doesn't help you find the best budgeting approach, it does let you create that budget. Setting up a budget in QuickBooks takes only a few steps. [more…]

How to Set Up a Job in QuickBooks 2010

Accounting may work a bit differently when a firm organizes its work into projects or jobs. Fortunately, QuickBooks makes job costing, or project costing, pretty darn easy. You may want to set up a job [more…]

How to Add Items to the QuickBooks 2010 Item List

You can add a bunch of different types of items to the Item list in QuickBooks 2010. The QuickBooks Item list stores descriptions of anything that you stick on an invoice or purchase order. You describe [more…]

How to Set Up a QuickBooks 2010 Vendor List

In QuickBooks 2010, you use a Vendor List to keep records on your vendors. A Vendor List lets you collect and record information, such as the vendor’s address, the contact person, and so on. You can add [more…]

How to Set Up a QuickBooks 2010 Payroll Item List

The Payroll Item List in QuickBooks 2010 identifies items that appear on employee payroll check stubs. QuickBooks offers both a Payroll Item guided EZ Set Up option and a Custom Set Up approach. [more…]

How to Customize the QuickBooks 2010 Check Forms

QuickBooks 2010 allows you to create customized checks that you plan to print. Writing checks with QuickBooks doesn't mean you have to accept one of QuickBooks' Check Style templates. [more…]

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