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QuickBooks and your business: Farm, ranch, or other agriculture business

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[Editor's note: This is the first in a series of articles we'll be publishing about using QuickBooks for Mac for specific types of businesses. Stay tuned for more articles in this series. - Shelly King, Managing Editor] When you spend your days … [Read more...]

Company Snapshot: What’s going on in your business?

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The Company Snapshot is a great way to keep a bird's eye view on what's going on in your business. The cool thing is that you can customize it to show you the information that's important to you. About the Company Snapshot Use the Company … [Read more...]

Cash vs. accrual-based accounting: What does it mean?

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In my opinion, one of QuickBooks’ best features is its ability to run financial reports like a Profit and Loss Report on both a cash and accrual basis. But I’m often asked by my clients “What does that mean? What is Cash vs. Accrual?” I’ll try to … [Read more...]

Get more insight with customer and job types

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When you're running reports, would it help to know what group of customers are generating the most sales? If you knew that, then you could identify areas to focus your business. You can do this with customer types. For example, if you have … [Read more...]

Video: Inventory, Part 3…Hannah adjusts her inventory

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Part 1: Setting Up | Part 2: Purchasing inventory | Part 3: Adjusting inventory In Part 1 and Part 2 of this series, Hannah has set up QuickBooks to track inventory and purchased her inventory from her vendors. In Part 3, Hannah starts to sell her … [Read more...]

Video: Inventory, Part 2…Hannah gets her stock

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Part 1: Setting Up | Part 2: Purchasing inventory | Part 3: Adjusting inventory In Part 1, Hannah set up QuickBooks for Mac to help her track her inventory. In this video, she's off to acquire the items she needs to stock her shelves. Video … [Read more...]

Video: Inventory, Part 1…Hannah sets up her shop

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Part 1: Setting Up | Part 2: Purchasing inventory | Part 3: Adjusting inventory Watch how Hannah of Hannah's Illusion Supplies uses QuickBooks to set up her inventory of top hats, wands, and rabbits. Video script: Meet my friend Hannah who … [Read more...]

Video: QuickReport is an easy way to get to report data

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The QuickBooks for Mac team shows you a feature you may not know about: QuickReport. You can access QuickReport in many of the lists in QuickBooks to get to report data without having to go to the Reports menu. QuickReports Throughout … [Read more...]

Why it’s best to keep your QuickBooks file all business

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[Editor's note: We get asked a lot of questions about mixing personal and business finances in QuickBooks, and we always give the same one-word answer: don't. So we asked QuickBooks guru Jonathan Bello to explain why.] So I've been asked to give … [Read more...]

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