Accounts Payable in QuickBooks 2014

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How to Create a Purchase Order in QuickBooks 2014

A purchase order serves a simple purpose: It tells a vendor that you want to purchase some item. In fact, a purchase order is a contract to purchase. To use QuickBooks to create purchase orders, follow [more…]

QuickBooks 2014 Purchase Order Tips and Tricks

You should be aware of a few items when creating a purchase order in QuickBooks 2013. Many small businesses don’t use purchase orders. But when they grow to a certain size, many businesses decide to use [more…]

How to Record the Receipt of Items in QuickBooks 2014

When you receive items from a vendor, you can record the receipt in QuickBooks. You typically do this when you want to record the receipt of an item even before you receive a bill for the item. For example [more…]

Command Buttons on the Create Item Receipts Window in QuickBooks 2014

When working with the Create Item Receipts window in QuickBooks 2014, you should be familiar with the half-dozen command buttons located in different areas of the Create Item Receipts window: [more…]

Simultaneously Record the Receipt and the Bill in QuickBooks 2014

You can record a bill for items that you receive at the same time that you record the receipt of the items in QuickBooks 2014. You can do this simply by selecting the Bill Received check box that appears [more…]

Enter a Bill for an Unrecorded Item Receipt in QuickBooks 2014

If you told QuickBooks during the setup process that you want to track unpaid bills, also known as accounts payable, you can enter bills as you receive them. As you do this, QuickBooks keeps track of the [more…]

Enter a Bill for a Recorded Item Receipt in QuickBooks 2014

To enter a bill into QuickBooks 2014 when you’ve already recorded the receipt of the item for which the bill invoices you, follow these steps: [more…]

How to Pay Bills with QuickBooks 2014

If you use QuickBooks 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 unpaid [more…]

Vendor Menu Commands in QuickBooks 2014

When you're working with accounts payable in QuickBooks 2014, you frequently will use several of the commands on the Vendor menu. Some of the commands aren't so popular, however, but you still need to [more…]

Your Item List in QuickBooks 2014

QuickBooks provides a bunch of ways to see the information that you’ve stored in your Item list. You may already know some of this stuff if you’ve worked with QuickBooks a bit; some of it may be new to [more…]

How to Add Items to the Item List in QuickBooks 2014

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

How to Add a Service Item to the Item List in QuickBooks 2014

In QuickBooks, you use service items to purchase or bill for items that represent service. For example, if you were a CPA, one of the things that you probably would do is prepare tax returns for individuals [more…]

How to Add a Payment Item to the Item List in QuickBooks 2014

If you sometimes accept payments when you invoice a customer, you can create a payment item in QuickBooks and then add the payment item to the bottom of the invoice. If you do this, the invoice, the payment [more…]

How to Record and Print Checks from QuickBooks

Obviously, any business writes checks to pay bills and to pay employees. QuickBooks includes a command and a window specifically for the purpose of recording and possibly printing checks. [more…]

How to Customize the QuickBooks Check Form

QuickBooks enables you to customize the check form. If you’ve used QuickBooks’s little-brother product, Quicken, much of the information that you see here will be familiar. The QuickBooks banking tools [more…]

How to Set Up Basic Payroll in QuickBooks

To set up do-it-yourself payroll in QuickBooks, you step through a web-based interview. To start this interview, choose the Employees→Payroll→Turn On Payroll command in QuickBooks. QuickBooks displays [more…]

How to Set Up Employees in QuickBooks Enhanced Payroll Process

After you set up your company information for payroll in QuickBooks, you’re ready to set up employees for payroll. As part of the Enhanced Payroll setup process, QuickBooks displays a web page where you [more…]

Paying Employees with QuickBooks

After you go through the steps required to set up the QuickBooks payroll processing capability, paying employees — thank goodness — is pretty easy. To pay employees, follow these steps: [more…]

Editing and Voiding Paychecks in QuickBooks

Be careful when you want to change payroll check information in QuickBooks. Payroll checks are a little trickier than regular checks because the information from the payroll checks affects a bunch of payroll [more…]

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