Purchase orders

You need stuff for your business. It could be inventory or just office supplies. Whatever it is, you might use a purchase order to get it. A purchase order is a request to a vendor for the stuff you need. When they send it to you, they will include a bill that you will pay.


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So many choices, Part 2: Vendor transactions and more

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This article is Part 2 of a two-parter on the transactions you can use in QuickBooks. Part 1 covers customers. This one covers vendors. With vendors, it's all about spending money. You need stuff to run your business, whether that's new inventory … [Read more...]

Tracking orders for the items you need

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No matter what business you're in, you need stuff. Even if you're a service provider and not a retailer, you still need supplies and other things to keep your business going. So you're going to need to track down what you've ordered, any bills you've … [Read more...]

Tips for avoiding some newbie mistakes

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Editor's note: Our friends over at QuickBooks for Windows wrote this piece for Windows users. Seeing a great idea, we ripped it off and Mac-ified it for you. Here's a shout out to the awesome Jonathan Brubaker who created the original article for … [Read more...]

Video: Entering a bill for items you’ve received

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This video shows you how to enter a bill for items that you've ordered using a purchase order (PO). The scenario is that the owner of a landscaping business ordered three trees from a nursery. So when the landscaper receives the trees along with a … [Read more...]

Keeping up with the details: custom fields for items

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In a small business, details make all the difference. In QuickBooks for Mac, custom fields let you add details to items you buy and sell, and then use those details to create customized purchase orders, estimates, invoices, and other forms. The … [Read more...]

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