Spotlight on QuickBooks – Free Features & Advice:

Tools for Power Users: New QuickBooks Online

QuickBooks Online (QBO) keeps getting better & better.  Today I’m working on a client’s year-end in QuickBooks Online. While looking up a shortcut, I came across an informative pop-up window shown below. It appears the same date shortcuts and arithmetic functions that I love in Desktop QuickBooks version are now available in the Online version!…

Want to use the superior PC version of QuickBooks on your Mac?

PC remote desktop on mac

So you have an Apple Computer but want to use the superior PC version of Quickbooks ? The solution is to use one of the QuickBooks Remote Hosting services that are currently available. This is a secure connection that allows one to log on to a virtual desktop from virtually anywhere there’s an internet connection,…

Use QuickBooks for your Retail Business

It doesn’t matter what type of cash register or POS system you may use in your retail business, it’s easy to integrate it with Quickbooks to record your daily sales activity off of your POS or cash register’s closing reports. (This is Second of a Two-Part Series on Retail Bookkeeping & Accounting. You may wish…

QUICKBOOKS QUICK TIP: Totally Awesome Keyboard Short-cuts

In an earlier post I described additional keyboard functionality for quickly changing dates while your cursor is in any QuickBooks date field. Now I’m going to share more shortcuts you can use to navigate quickly from one activity to another while you’re working in a QuickBooks company file. (I heard a rumor that one of…

Film Production Accounting & QuickBooks

Want (or NEED) to know how to use QuickBooks for your film production accounting? Like many other activities in QuickBooks, film production accounting can be done in a few different ways while achieving the same effect, but the step by step overview below will give you a general idea of how to set-up QuickBooks to…

QuickBooks How-To: Voiding a Check

When you void a check, QuickBooks: changes the original amount of the check to “0.00” adds the text VOID: to the beginning of the Memo sets the cleared flag, Clr When you’ve specified that your books are closed through a given date, in addition to performing the above steps, QuickBooks gives you the option of…

Host QuickBooks on 3rd party server

You need quick and easy access to your data. So how do you get the information you need exactly when you need it? Answer: QuickBooks application hosting. Application hosting simply means that registered software, like QuickBooks, resides on a third party server, versus individual desktop or laptop machines. Having the software and data files located…