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Computer Accounting Essentials teaches students how to use QuickBooks accounting software through Carol Yacht's industry-renowned expertise and enthusiasm. Step-by-step instructions show students how to apply accounting concepts to the real-world situations of a corporation delivering services to clients.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780073129662
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 12/28/2005
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 8.59 (w) x 10.37 (h) x 0.42 (d)

Meet the Author

Carol Yacht is a textbook author and accounting educator. Carol contributes regularly to professional journals and is the Accounting Section Editor for Business Education Forum, a publication of the National Business Education Association. She is the author of Dynamics-GP (Great Plains), Peachtree, Microsoft Office Accounting, QuickBooks, and Excel textbooks; and the accounting textbook supplement, Carol Yacht’s General Ledger and Peachtree CD-ROMs ( Carol taught on the faculties of California State University, Los Angeles; West Los Angeles College; Yavapai College; and Beverly Hills High School. Since 1978, Carol has included software in her classes to help students master accounting.

Carol Yacht is an officer of the American Accounting Association’s Two-Year College section and recipient of its Lifetime Achievement Award. She is a member of the Microsoft Dynamics Academic Alliance Advisory Council; served on NBEA’s Computer Education Task Force; worked for IBM Corporation as an education instruction specialist; and is a frequent speaker at state, regional, and national conventions. Carol earned her MA degree from California State University, Los Angeles; BS degree from the University of New Mexico, and AS degree from Temple University.

Susan V. Crosson is Professor and Coordinator of Accounting at Santa Fe Community College in Gainesville, FL. She previously taught on the faculties of University of Florida, Washington University in St. Louis, University of Oklahoma, Johnson County Community College, and Kansas City Kansas Community College. Susan is known for her innovative application of pedagogical strategies online and in the classroom. She likes to speak and write on the effective use of technology throughout the accounting curriculum. Susan is co-author of several accounting textbooks including the Computer Accounting Essentials series.

Susan serves on the AICPA’s Pre-certification Education Executive Committee and on the Accounting Careers and Members in Education committee for the Florida Institute of CPAs. She is active in the American Accounting Association and has served it as a Vice President of Sections and Regions, Chair of the Membership Committee, Council Member-at-large, and Chair of the Two-Year Accounting Section. Susan has received the Outstanding Educator Award and Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Accounting Association's Two Year College Section, the Florida Association of Community Colleges Professor of the Year Award for Instructional Excellence and University of Oklahoma's Halliburton Education Award for Excellence. Susan earned her Master of Science in Accounting from Texas Tech University and her undergraduate degree in accounting and economics from Southern Methodist University. She is a CPA.

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Table of Contents

Preface v
Introduction 1
Introduction Index 3
Part 1 Downloading QuickBooks: Online Edition 5
Software Objectives 5
Web Objectives 5
Computer Accounting Essentials Web Site 5
Getting Started 6
QuickBooks: Online Edition Log Out and Log In 13
Check Your Progress: Internet Homework 14
Multiple-Choice 15
True/False 17
Exercise 1-1 18
Part 1 Index 19
Part 2 New Company Setup 21
Software Objectives 21
Web Objectives 21
Computer Accounting Essentials Web Site 21
Logging in to QuickBooks: Online Edition 22
Getting Started 24
Setting up the Cash Account 28
Revising the Chart of Accounts 31
Deleting an Account 32
Adding an Account 33
Changing an Account Name 37
Setting Report Preferences 33
Beginning Balance Sheet 39
Help Screens 41
Displaying the Balance Sheet 41
Copying Report Data to Excel 43
Logging out of QuickBooks: Online Edition 46
Check Your Progress: Internet Homework 47
Multiple-Choice 47
True/False 50
Exercise 2-1 50
Exercise 2-2 51
Part 2 Index 52
Part 3 Setting Accounting Defaults 53
Software Objectives 53
Web Objectives 53
Computer Accounting Essentials Web Site 53
Getting Started 54
Customer Overview 55
Set Preferences for Customer charges 55
Set Preferences for Customer Statements 56
Set Preferences for Entering Transactions 58
Set up Customers 58
Set up Products & Services 62
Vendor Overview 65
Set Preferences for Entering Transactions 66
Set up Vendors 66
Displaying the Balance Sheet 68
Check Your Progress: Internet Homework 71
Multiple-Choice 72
True/False 74
Exercise 3-1 75
Exercise 3-2 75
Exercise 3-3 75
Exercise 3-4 76
Part 3 Index 77
Part 4 Fourth-Quarter Transactions 79
Software Objectives 79
Web Objectives 79
Computer Accounting Essentials Web Site 79
Getting Started 80
Vendor Transactions: Enter Bills 81
Purchases of Supplies: Enter Bills 82
Purchase Returns: Enter Vendor Credits 85
Vendor Payments: Pay Bills 87
Customer Transactions: Create Invoice 90
Sales Returns and Allowances: Give Credit or Refund 97
Displaying the Accounts Receivable Register 99
Receipts from Customers: Receive Customer Payments 100
Cash Transactions 103
Cash Sales: Enter Sales Receipts 103
Cash Payments: Write Checks 105
Reconcile the Bank Statement: October 107
Printing October's Reconciliation Report 111
Printing Transaction List by Day: October 111
Printing October's Trial Balance 113
Editing October 31 Trial Balance 114
Printing October's Income Statement 115
Printing October's Balance Sheet 116
November Transactions 118
Reconcile the Bank Statement: November 119
November's Reconciliation Summary 121
Printing November Reports 122
November Transaction List by Day 123
November Trial Balance 124
November Income Statement 125
November Balance Sheet 126
December Transactions 127
Reconcile the Bank Statement: December 129
December's Reconciliation Summary 130
Printing December Reports 131
December's Transaction List by Day 132
December's Trial Balance 133
October 1 through December 31, 20XX Income Statement 134
December's Balance Sheet 135
Check Your Progress: Internet Homework 136
Multiple-Choice 137
True/False 140
Exercise 4-1 141
Exercise 4-2 141
Part 4 Index 142
Part 5 End-of-Year & Beginning-of-Year Transactions 143
Software Objectives 143
Web Objectives 143
Computer Accounting Essentials Web Site 143
Getting Started 144
End-of-Year Adjusting Entries 145
Printing the Adjusted Trial Balance 148
Printing End-of-Year Financial Statements 149
Income Statement 149
Balance Sheet 150
End-of-Year Closing Entries 151
Transaction List by Day Report 152
Post-Closing Trial Balance 153
Beginning-of-Year Transactions 154
Reconcile the Bank Statement: January 156
January's Reconciliation Summary 157
Printing January Reports 158
January's Transaction List by Day Report 159
January's Trial Balance 160
January's Income Statement 160
January's Balance Sheet 161
Check Your Progress: Internet Homework 162
Multiple-Choice 164
True/False 166
Exercise 5-1 167
Exercise 5-2 167
Part 5 Index 168
Part 6 Advanced Features 169
Software Objectives 169
Web Objectives 169
Computer Accounting Essentials Web Site 169
Getting Started 170
Memorizing Reports 171
Customizing Reports 172
Customizing Options: Display and Dates 173
Customizing Options: Filters 174
Copying Report Text to a Spreadsheet Program 175
Customizing Graphs 176
Customization 179
Activity Log 179
Check Your Progress: Internet Homework 180
Multiple-Choice 183
True/False 185
Exercise 6-1 186
Exercise 6-2 186
Exercise 6-3 187
Part 6 Index 188
Case Problem 1 Complete First Quarter Transactions 189
Case Problem 2 End-of-Quarter Adjusting Entries and Reports 197
Case Problem 3 Student-Designed Project 201
Glossary 203
Index 207
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