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Computer Accounting Essentials Using QuickBooks Online Edition is the only textbook that teaches QuickBooks using the online version. Students gain a working knowledge of the accounting software during the free 30 day trial period-no installation required. Carol Yacht and Susan Crosson's trademark step-by-step instructions show students how to use QuickBooks Online Edition to meet the real-world accounting demands of a service corporation.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780072999396
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 5/28/2004
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 209
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.82 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Carol Yacht is a textbook author and accounting educator. After 30 years of teaching at institutions including California State University, Los Angeles; West Los Angeles College; Yavapai College; and Beverly Hills High School, Carol's second career is textbook author. Carol writes Peachtree, QuickBooks, Great Plains, Microsoft Office Accounting, and Excel textbooks; and the accounting textbook supplement, Carol Yacht's General Ledger and Peachtree CD-ROMs. Adopter surveys and emails from professors have made Carol Yacht's textbooks the number one choice for computer accounting courses. She handles all phases of textbook production, except printing, herself. After months of "Carol controlled" proofing and problem-checking, she turns over camera-ready manuscript for publication. Carol regularly conducts accounting software workshops at conventions and colleges and universities. With the help of McGraw-Hill/Irwin, Carol's textbooks teach computerized accounting throughout the world. The Yacht library is a winner; check it out at

Susan V. Crosson coordinates and is Professor of Accounting at Santa Fe Community College, Gainesville, FL. Susan is known for her innovative application of pedagogical strategies online and in the classroom. She is active in many academic and professional organizations. Susan serves on the American Institute of CPA Pre-certification Education Executive Committee and is on the Florida Institute of CPAs Accounting Careers and Education committee and the Florida Association of Accounting Educators Steering Committee. She has served as the American Accounting Association's Vice President for Sections and Regions and as a Council Member-at-large,Chairperson of the Membership Committee, and was Chairperson of the Two-Year Accounting Section. Previously she served as Chairperson of the Florida Institute of CPAs Accounting Careers and Education Committee and was Chair of the Florida Institute of CPAs Relations with Accounting Educators Committee.

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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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