QuickBooks 2013

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How to Pay Bills with QuickBooks 2013

If you use QuickBooks 2013 to keep track of the bills that you owe, you don’t use the Write Checks window to record the bills that you want to pay. Rather, you tell QuickBooks to display a list of these [more…]

Simultaneous Multi-User QuickBooks 2013 Access

QuickBooks 2013 allows your multiple users to have simultaneous or serial access, depending upon your business needs. For example, if a small business has only an administrative assistant and the owner [more…]

How Profit-Volume-Cost Analysis Works in QuickBooks 2013

QuickBooks 2013 allows you to quickly perform profit-volume-cost analysis. Profit-volume-cost analysis uses three pieces of information to show how your profits change as sales revenues change: estimates [more…]

How to Calculate Break-even Points in QuickBook 2013

QuickBooks 2013 allows you to calculate product break-even points quickly and easily. A break-even point shows the sales revenue volume that produces zero profit and zero loss. Remember the formula for [more…]

How to Use QuickBooks 2013 Data for Profit-Volume-Cost Analysis

You need three items of data in order to perform profit-volume-cost analysis in QuickBooks 2013: sales revenue, gross margin percentage, and fixed cost. Typically, these items of data aren’t difficult [more…]

Keeping Your QuickBooks 2013 Data Confidential

Because the information is private, your first concern in administering a QuickBooks 2013 accounting system is to keep your data confidential. You have two complementary methods for keeping your QuickBooks [more…]

Use the Fonts & Numbers Tab to Modify QuickBooks 2013 Reports

The Fonts & Numbers tab of the QuickBooks 2013 Report window lets you change the font for selected pieces of report information. Use the Change Font For list box to select the bit of report information [more…]

How to Record QuickBooks 2013 Journal Entries

QuickBooks 2013 makes it easy for accountants to record journal entries. If you’ve spent any time working with QuickBooks, you may know that most of the journal entries that get recorded into the QuickBooks [more…]

Reverse and Edit QuickBooks 2013 Journal Entries

To reverse a journal entry in QuickBooks 2013, first display the Make General Journal Entries window by choosing the Company→Make Journal Entries window. QuickBooks then displays the Make General Journal [more…]

The QuickBooks 2013 Accountant & Taxes Reports

The Accountant & Taxes menu in QuickBooks 2013 appears when you choose the Reports→Accountant & Taxes command. Hidden on this submenu are more than a dozen menu commands and reports that are particularly [more…]

The QuickBooks 2013 Decision Tools

If you’re a professional accountant, you probably don’t use the Decision Tools command in QuickBooks 2013. However, you should know that some earlier versions of QuickBooks [more…]

Create an Accountant’s Copy of the QuickBooks 2013 Data File

QuickBooks 2013 makes it easier for accountants to work with client data files. Your client creates the accountant’s copy of the QuickBooks data file by using his version of QuickBooks and the real data [more…]

Electronically Sending the Accountant's Copy of the QuickBooks 2013 Data File

Your client can send a copy of the QuickBooks 2013 accountant's copy electronically by using Intuit's file transfer service. To do this, the client chooses File→Accountant’s Copy→Client Activities→Send [more…]

How to Use the Accountant's Copy of the QuickBooks 2013 Data File

Regardless of whether the client manually transmits an accountant's copy of the QuickBooks 2013 data file, e-mails an accountant's copy, or sends an accountant's copy via the Intuit file transfer service [more…]

Export Client Changes from the QuickBooks 2013 Data File

After you’ve used an accountant’s copy of the QuickBooks 2013 data file to correct transactions or to enter new transactions, you export the changes so that they can later be imported into the client’s [more…]

Import Accountant's Changes to the QuickBooks 2013 Data File

Your client imports the changes that you’ve made in the accountant’s copy of the QuickBooks 2013 data file into her working copy of the data file. In order to do this, the client chooses the File→Accountant’s [more…]

QuickBooks 2013 Report Window Buttons

The QuickBooks 2013 Report window typically provides nine different buttons: Customize Report, Share Template, Memorize, Print, E-mail, Excel, Hide Header, Collapse, and Refresh. You can find out what [more…]

The QuickBooks 2013 Report Window Boxes

The Report window in QuickBooks 2013 provides five boxes: Dates, From, To, Columns, and Sort By. These boxes also enable you to control the information shown in the Report window and the appearance of [more…]

Use the Display Tab to Modify QuickBooks 2013 Reports

If you click the Customize Report button, QuickBooks displays the Modify Report dialog box, which you can use to customize a report. When you customize a report, you change the report’s appearance, layout [more…]

Use the Filters Tab to Modify QuickBooks 2013 Reports

The Filters tab is probably the most interesting and useful tab provided by the Modify Report dialog box in QuickBooks 2013. The Filters tab enables you to set up filters that you can use to specify what [more…]

Use the Header/Footer Tab to Modify QuickBooks 2013 Reports

The Header/Footer tab in the QuickBooks 2013 Report window controls what header and footer information appears on your report. You use the Show Header Information check boxes to control the report header [more…]

The Theory of Capital Budgeting and QuickBooks 2013

When working with QuickBooks 2013, it's helpful to understand the theory of capital budgeting. Capital budgeting boils down to the idea that you should look at capital investments [more…]

How to Estimate the Net Cash Flows in QuickBooks 2013

The process of estimating the net cash flows from the investment requires a bit more work than estimating the amount that you need to invest. Although you're working with QuickBooks 2013, you'll need the [more…]

How to Calculate the Return Measure in QuickBooks 2013

There are two basic ways that you can calculate a return by using Microsoft Excel. You cannot do this calculation by using QuickBooks 2013 alone. To calculate a rate of return with Microsoft Excel, you [more…]

QuickBooks 2013: Problems with the IRR Measurement

The internal rate of return (IRR) measurement makes a lot of intuitive sense. Capital budgeting is burdensome enough without being weighed down further by some tricky, abstract, theoretical capital budgeting [more…]


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