Have You Explored QuickBooks’ Insights and Snapshots Pages?

QuickBooks is good at finding information quickly. The software’s Insights and Snapshots pages can provide fast, thorough overviews of your finances. There’s more than one way to get where you’re going in QuickBooks. The software was designed to make similar information available by taking multiple paths. This gives you the option to choose what makes the most sense for you, …

How to Use QuickBooks’ New Customer Groups

You can now create groups of customers and automate the process of sending payment reminders. QuickBooks has a new set of tools that can help you deal with what is probably one of your most pressing problems: getting customers to pay. Here’s how to use this new feature. Creating Your Groups QuickBooks has added an entry in the Customers menu …

Bundling Items in QuickBooks? Build Assemblies

If you regularly sell the same groups of products, you can save time by creating assemblies. Some things just naturally go together. If you manage a fast-food restaurant, for example, you probably sell similar combinations frequently, like a double cheeseburger, fries, and a soft drink. If you run a car dealership, there are numerous ways to upsell your customers by …

Keep Up With Payables: Entering Bills in QuickBooks

Did you resolve to pay bills on time in 2021? Here’s how QuickBooks can help. Managing your paper bills manually is a dangerous practice. It’s too easy to lose them, for one thing, and it’s impossible to keep all of those vendors and amounts in your head. Even if you keep them in a safe place, how do you track …

New to QuickBooks? Try These 5 Activities

QuickBooks can be overwhelming when you first start using it. Here are five ways to familiarize yourself with some of its features to get you up and running in no time. Tackling any new piece of software can be daunting. Add a complex process like accounting to the mix, as QuickBooks does, and you may feel apprehensive about your ability …

Should You Charge Late Fees? QuickBooks Can Help

Do you have a lot of aging receivables? Assessing finance charges can speed up customer payments. Have your customers been submitting payments later than usual these last several months? It wouldn’t be surprising. Many businesses are struggling to pay bills these days. Still, you need to get paid – and on time. Tardy receivables have a negative impact on your …

How Do You Create Price Levels in QuickBooks?

QuickBooks allows you to create Price Levels that you can assign to customers and jobs and to individual items. You already know that when you create a product or service record in QuickBooks, you must assign a sale price to it. But did you know that QuickBooks gives you a great deal of flexibility when to comes to pricing items …

How to Track Employee Time, Part 2

If you have to track a lot of employee work hours, you might want to use QuickBooks’ Timesheets. Last month, we introduced the concept of time tracking in QuickBooks. Using the software’s tools, you’re able to record individual blocks of time that employees have worked, so that you are able to include them in payroll and billing customers when necessary. …

Managing Inventory Online and Offline in QuickBooks

Managing inventory can be a challenge to track inside QuickBooks financial software, for both online and offline sales, whether it is online or desktop. The ultimate goal would be tracking your inventory in an integrated way while streamlining your process.  Here is a common challenge: “I have a retail client who recently opened a physical location. They are using QuickBooks …

How to Track Employee Time, Part 1

Whether you’re recording employee hours for payroll or customer billing, your entries must be accurate. QuickBooks can help. It’s easy to track sales of goods in QuickBooks. You create an invoice or a sales receipt, select the product the customer wants along with the quantity, and save the transaction. QuickBooks reduces the corresponding inventory level and records the purchase in …