Running QuickBooks 2011 Premier Editions : The Only Definitive Guide to the Premier Editions.

Ivens, Kathy.
Philadelphia : CPA911 PUBLISHING, 2010.
1 online resource (641 pages)
1st ed.

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Small business -- Accounting -- Computer programs.
Small business -- Finance -- Computer programs.
Accounting -- Computer programs.
Electronic books.
Filled with detailed, easy-to-follow instructions, this guide shows users how to unleash the full power of QuickBooks Premier Editions. With tips, tricks, shortcuts, undocumented functions, and work-arounds for special situations, this book ensures that accounting professionals, business owners, and bookkeepers get everything they need from this software.
Table of Contents
Chapter1: Getting Started
Installation Tips
Upgrading QuickBooks
Opening an Existing Company File
Restoring a Backup File
Chart of Accounts
Designing a Chart of Accounts
Using Account Numbers
Account Naming Protocols
Creating Accounts
Select Accounts from Examples
Automatically Created Accounts
Special Accounts in All Company Files
Feature Based Special Accounts
Using Multiple A/R and A/P Accounts
Inventory Special Accounts
Never Enter Opening Account Balances
Using Subaccounts
Using Subaccounts for Easier Tax Preparation
Editing Accounts
Deleting Accounts
Hiding Accounts
Merging Accounts
Importing the Chart of Accounts
Multiple Currencies
Select the Currencies You Need
Tracking Exchange Rates
Linking Customers and Vendors to Currencies
Assigning Currency to New Customers and Vendors
Accounts for Multicurrency Transactions
Accounts for Multicurrency Transactions
Creating Transactions in Other Currencies
Creating Reports on Multicurrency Transactions
Opening Trial Balance
Understanding the Opening Trial Balance
Entering Historic Transactions
Entering Open Payables
Entering Inventory
Creating the Trial Balance for Last Year
Checking the Results
Generating the Trial Balance for the Current Year
Managing Company Files
Versions Vs. Editions
Copying and Deleting Company Files
Chapter 2: Lists and Classes
Setting Up Your Lists
Customer &
Vendor Profile Lists
Customers &
Jobs List
Vendor List
Fixed Asset Item List
Price Level List
Applying Price Levels to Customers in Batches
Per Item Price Levels
Billing Rate Level List
Item List
Manipulating List Data
Using a Hidden List Component in Transactions
List Limits.
Creating Custom Fields In Lists
Adding Custom Fields to Transaction Forms
Chapter 3: Premier Sales Features
Easier Invoicing for Time and Expenses
Enabling the List of Time &
Opening the List of Time &
Creating Invoices from the Time &
Expenses List
Internal Costs Reimbursements
Setting Up Internal Cost Tracking
Creating Reimbursable Charges for Internal Costs
Internal Costs Job Costing
Sales Orders
Enabling Sales Orders
Enabling Warnings about Inventory Stock Status
Creating Sales Orders
Sales Order Templates
Turning Sales Orders into Invoices
Creating the Invoice
Managing Backorders
Creating Transactions Automatically
Automatic Purchase Orders From Sales Orders
Automatic Sales Orders from Estimates
Chapter 4: Premier-Only Accounting Functions
Journal Entries
Adding a JE Icon to the Toolbar or Favorites Menu
AutoFill Memos in Journal Entries
Auto Reversing Journal Entries
Adjusting Journal Entries
History and Reports in the GJE Window
Allocating Overhead Expenses to Jobs
JE Source and Target: Solving the Mystery
Allocating Overhead Expenses to Classes
Auto-calculating by Percentage
Previous Bank Reconciliation Reports
Choosing the Type of Reconciliation Report
Resolving Reconciliation Problems
Reconciliation Vs. Downloading Transactions
Chapter 5: Reporting and Planning Tools
Balance Sheet by Class
Exporting Reports as Templates
Customizing Reports
Exporting a Template
Sending a Template
Importing a Report Template
Creating Groups of Memorized Reports
Exporting a Memorized Reports Group
Importing a Memorized Reports Group
Closing Date Exception Report
QuickBooks Closing Date Procedures
Setting a Closing Date
Sometimes Password Protection Doesn't Work.
Generating the Closing Date Exception Report
Interpreting the Closing Date Exception Report
Creating a Forecast
Setting the Criteria for a Forecast
Choosing the Method for Obtaining Data
Entering Data Manually
Editing the Forecast
Creating Reports on Forecasts
Business Planner
Entering Company Information
Income Projection
Using the Projection Wizard
Entering Income Data Manually
Expenses Projection
Interview Section
Writing Your Business Plan
Previewing Your Business Plan
Printing the Business Plan
Export the Business Plan
Backing Up the Business Plan
Chapter 6: Inventory Tips
Understanding Inventory
Cost of Goods Sold
Inventory Adjustment Accounts
Creating an Inventory Item Properly
QuickBooks Average Costing
Tracking the Real Cost of Inventory
Inbound Shipping Costs
Work in Process Inventory
Cost of Improving Inventory
Units of Measure
Enabling Units of Measure
Creating a Single Unit of Measure
Creating Multiple Units of Measure
Changing or Removing the U/M for an Item
Managing Units of Measure
Inventory Assemblies
Creating an Assembly
Understanding the Cost of an Assembly
Building an Assembly
Managing Pending Builds
Disassembling an Assembly
Managing Returned Damaged Inventory Items
Using an Item Designed for Damaged Inventory Returns
Inventory Adjustments for Damaged Items
Tracking Prepayments of Purchase Orders
Creating the Elements for Prepayments
Creating Prepayment Transactions
Receiving Prepaid Items into Inventory
Taking inventory on the Road
Configuring On-the-Road Inventory
Creating On-the-Road Customers and Jobs
Configuring the Calculation of Available Quantity
Creating a Sales Order for Inventory on the Road
Returning Items to the Warehouse.
Reports for On-the-Road Inventory
Improved Inventory Features
Separate Vendor Addresses for POs and Payments
New Inventory Adjustment Window
Chapter 7: Tips for Payroll and 1099 Vendors
Keeping Payroll Information Secure
Configuring Vendors For Payroll Liabilities
Posting Payroll Liabilities and Expenses
Social Security Numbers on Pay Stubs
Paystubs Generated for Clients
Using a PDF Printer
File Security
Re-issuing a Lost Paycheck
Payroll Deductions for Employee Repayments
Setting Up Employee Repayment Elements
Creating an Employee Loan or Paycheck Advance
Creating an Employee Purchase Transaction
Deducting Payment from the Paycheck
Tracking Multiple Employee Repayment Accounts
Garnishment Vendors
Payroll Item for a Garnishment
Assigning a Garnishment Deduction to an Employee
Viewing and Editing Garnishment Paycheck Deductions
Remitting Garnishment Deductions
Returned Garnishment Checks
Tracking and Reporting Tips
Creating an Account for Tracking Tips
Adding Tips to Sales Transactions
Creating a Sales Item for Tips
Creating Payroll Items for Tips
Adding Tips to Paychecks
Tips and IRA Plans
Tracking Outsourced Payroll
Entering Payroll as a Journal Entry
Net To Gross Paycheck Calculation
Subcontractors and 1099s
Form W-9
1099 Backup Withholding
Remitting Backup Withholding to the IRS
Reimbursing 1099 Vendor Expenses
Subcontractor Garnishments
Chapter 8: Sales and Use Tax
Sales Tax
Enable Sales Tax
Configure Sales Tax Codes
Configure Sales Tax Items
Create Sales Tax Groups
Assign Sales Tax Items to Customers
Sales Tax Rates that Differ by Item
Special Tax Rates
Remitting Sales Tax
Use Tax
Tracking Use Tax for Purchases
Use Tax for Inventory Items Used in Your Business.
Common Sales Tax Problems
Payments to State Didn't Reduce Sales Tax Liability
Sales Tax Charged to Exempt Customer
Including Sales Tax in Item Prices
Chapter 9: Accountant Edition
Using Accountant Edition in Your Practice
Company Data File
Configuring Customers and Jobs
Managing Items
Using Price Levels
Using Billing Rate Levels
Client Support Tools
Working Trial Balance
Accountant's Copy
Portable Files
Client Data Review
External Accountant
Client Data Review Tools
Account Balances Tools
Fixed Asset Manager
File Manager
Open Two Company Files in QuickBooks
Client Troubleshooting Tips
Managing Uncashed Checks
Vendor Bills Paid with Direct Disbursements
Vendor Pays Off a Credit with Checks
Applying Additional Credits to a Paid Bill
Reimbursable Cost of Goods
Managing Outside Sales Reps
Inter-company Transactions
Selling Items on Behalf of Another Company
Chapter 10: Contractor Edition
Contractor Company Files
Classes for Contractors
Customer Types for Contractors
Job Types for Contractors
Vendor Types for Contractors
Items for Contractors
Managing the Sale of Materials and Parts
Applying Units of Measure to Materials
Handling Customer Deposits
Elements for Tracking Customer Deposits
Recording a Customer Deposit
Applying the Customer Deposit to an Invoice
Reporting on Customer Deposits
Deposits that are Just Payments in Advance
Transferring Deposits Held to Operating Funds
Job Costing
Linking Expenses to Jobs
Using Items for Job Costing
Tracking Material That Isn't Job-Specific
Reporting Job Costs
Change Orders
Creating a Change Order
Making Additional Changes to an Estimate
Managing Retainage
Configuring QuickBooks for Retainage
Creating a Retainage Account.
Creating Retainage Items.
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