QuickBooks 2012 All-in-One For Dummies [NOOK Book]

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Everyday bookkeeping tasks are easy with QuickBooks — and this guide

Keeping your business's books in order should be one of your first orders of business. This friendly guide makes it easy. It tells you all you need to know about setting up and using QuickBooks to simplify your business chores, plus it gives helpful advice about accounting do's and don'ts, business planning, overall financial management, and ...

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QuickBooks 2012 All-in-One For Dummies

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Overview

Everyday bookkeeping tasks are easy with QuickBooks — and this guide

Keeping your business's books in order should be one of your first orders of business. This friendly guide makes it easy. It tells you all you need to know about setting up and using QuickBooks to simplify your business chores, plus it gives helpful advice about accounting do's and don'ts, business planning, overall financial management, and more.

  • The bottom-line on accounting — if you don't know a debit from a credit, this is the place to start

  • Starting out right — set up and customize QuickBooks for your business and use it effectively

  • Bookkeeping chores — tackle daily tasks like invoicing customers, paying vendors, tracking inventory, and more

  • Accounting chores — delve into activity-based costing, preparing a budget, and job costing

  • Financial management — dig into advanced financial management strategies such as ratio analysis, Economic Value Added analysis, and capital budgeting

  • Best-laid plans — find out how to write a business plan for a business that will flourish

  • Care and maintenance — set up a network, protect your data, and troubleshoot common problems

  • Expand your horizons — discover the many useful online resources for businesses

Open the book and find:

  • Basics of double-entry bookkeeping

  • Steps for computing employee wages and payroll deductions

  • How to generate income, cash flow, and other financial statements

  • Tips for customizing invoices

  • How to use ratio analysis to track the health of your business

  • Details about preparing and managing a budget

  • Advice on developing a business plan forecast

  • Ways to simplify tax preparation

8 BOOKS IN 1

  • An Accounting Primer

  • Getting Ready to Use QuickBooks

  • Bookkeeping Chores

  • Accounting Chores

  • Financial Management

  • Business Plans

  • Care and Maintenance

  • Additional Business Resources

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118199275
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 12/5/2011
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 648
  • Sales rank: 446,513
  • File size: 34 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

Stephen L. Nelson, MBA, CPA, provides accounting, business advisory, tax planning, and tax preparation services to small businesses. He belongs to the American Institute of CPAs and holds an MBA in finance and a master's in taxation. His 100-plus books have sold more than four million copies.
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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Book I: An Accounting Primer 7

Chapter 1: Principles of Accounting 9

Chapter 2: Double-Entry Bookkeeping 29

Chapter 3: Special Accounting Problems 47

Book II: Getting Ready to Use QuickBooks 71

Chapter 1: Setting Up QuickBooks 73

Chapter 2: Loading the Master File Lists 91

Chapter 3: Fine-Tuning QuickBooks 115

Book III: Bookkeeping Chores 145

Chapter 1: Invoicing Customers 147

Chapter 2: Paying Vendors 181

Chapter 3: Tracking Inventory and Items 201

Chapter 4: Managing Cash and Bank Accounts 233

Chapter 5: Paying Employees 263

Book IV: Accounting Chores 273

Chapter 1: For Accountants Only 275

Chapter 2: Preparing Financial Statements and Reports 291

Chapter 3: Preparing a Budget 311

Chapter 4: Using Activity-Based Costing 323

Chapter 5: Setting Up Project and Job Costing Systems 339

Book V: Financial Management 351

Chapter 1: Ratio Analysis 353

Chapter 2: Economic Value Added Analysis 371

Chapter 3: Capital Budgeting in a Nutshell 385

Book VI: Business Plans 403

Chapter 1: Profit-Volume-Cost Analysis 405

Chapter 2: Creating a Business Plan Forecast 423

Chapter 3: Writing a Business Plan 461

Book VII: Care and Maintenance 475

Chapter 1: Administering QuickBooks 477

Chapter 2: Protecting Your Data 495

Chapter 3: Troubleshooting 511

Book VIII: Additional Business Resources 517

Appendix A: A Crash Course in Excel 519

Appendix B: Government Web Resources for Businesses 537

Appendix C: Glossary of Accounting and Financial Terms 559

Index 597

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