Want to spend less time doing bookkeeping and more time on your business? This book shows you how to bill customers, process payroll, track payments and expenses, and produce financial reports. QuickBooks For Dummies, 2nd Australian Edition, is a guide for all users, whether you re a business owner or an employee charged with making QuickBooks work. Inside the book you will find: * Details of the new features in the latest releases * Step-by-step instructions for all key activities * How to calculate employee pays correctly * Tips for doing your books faster and smarter * Health-check systems for ensuring accurate accounts * Techniques for creating custom reports * Strategies for building business success
Veechi Curtis is a qualified accountant and consultant who specialises in teaching small businesses about technology and finance. She is the author of several business titles, including Small Business For Dummies, Australian Edition, Bookkeeping For Dummies and MYOB(r) Software For Dummies.
Introduction 1 Part I: Preparing for the Journey 7 Chapter 1: Hit the Road, Jack! 9 Chapter 2: Lists, Lists and More Lists 29 Part II: Everyday Transactions 53 Chapter 3: Billing Your Customers 55 Chapter 4: Staying in the Black and Getting Paid 83 Chapter 5: Shelling Out the Cash 111 Chapter 6: Keeping Suppliers Sweet 133 Chapter 7: A Balancing Act 157 Chapter 8: Stocking Up 175 Chapter 9: Setting Up Opening Balances 203 Chapter 10: Understanding GST 217 Part III: Digging a Little Deeper 249 Chapter 11: Adapting QuickBooks to Fit the Bill 251 Chapter 12: Managing Payroll 271 Chapter 13: Reporting on the Situation 307 Chapter 14: Managing Profit and Growing Your Business 323 Chapter 15: Looking After Your Company File 341 Part IV: The Part of Tens 363 Chapter 16: Ten Tips for Electronic Payments 365 Chapter 17: Ten Tricks for Speed 373 Chapter 18: Ten Tips for Working with Your Accountant 379 Appendix: The QuickBooks Family 387 Index 393