Your one-stop guide to managing your small business financesmore efficiently
QuickBooks is the leading accounting program for smallbusinesses, and this book gives you a handy reference to all itsparts. Set up QuickBooks for your business, load your files, createinvoices, pay vendors, understand job costing and capitalbudgeting, and even get tips on writing your business plan. It alladds up to success!
Discover how to
- Install and set up QuickBooks
- Track your inventory and items
- Prepare financial statements and reports
- Set up project and job costing systems
- Protect your data
- Save on business taxes
About the Author
Table of ContentsIntroduction.
Book I: An Accounting Primer.
Chapter 1: Principles of Accounting.
Chapter 2: Double-Entry Bookkeeping.
Chapter 3: Special Accounting Problems.
Book II: Getting Ready to Use QuickBooks.
Chapter 1: Setting Up QuickBooks.
Chapter 2: Loading the Master File Lists.
Chapter 3: Fine-Tuning QuickBooks.
Book III: Housekeeping Chores.
Chapter 1: Invoicing Customers.
Chapter 2: Paying Vendors.
Chapter 3: Tracking Inventory and Items.
Chapter 4: Managing Cash and Bank Accounts.
Chapter 5: Paying Employees.
Book IV: Accounting Chores.
Chapter 1: For Accountants Only.
Chapter 2: Preparing Financial Statements and Reports.
Chapter 3: Preparing a Budget.
Chapter 4: Using Activity-Based Costing.
Chapter 5: Setting Up Project and Job Costing Systems.
Book V: Financial Management.
Chapter 1: Ratio Analysis.
Chapter 2: Economic Value Added Analysis.
Chapter 3: Capital Budgeting in a Nutshell.
Book VI: Business Plans.
Chapter 1: Profit-Volume-Cost Analysis.
Chapter 2: Creating a Business Plan Forecast.
Chapter 3: Writing a Business Plan.
Book VII: Care and Maintenance.
Chapter 1: Setting Up a Peer-to-Peer Network.
Chapter 2: Administering QuickBooks.
Chapter 3: Protecting Your Data.
Chapter 4: Troubleshooting.
Book VIII: Appendixes.
Appendix A: A Crash Course in Excel.
Appendix B: Government Web Resources for Businesses.
Appendix C: Glossary of Accounting and Financial Terms.