December, 2011

The Art of Export/Import in QuickBooks Versions, Part Two

Further to Part One on QuickBooks export/import feature, I will now deal with the Item List. For companies that have huge inventory Item Lists this is an important area, because re-entering in thousands of items is not an option. Before I proceed any further, I would like to divulge the trick in making this export/import of the Item List successful. You must import the Chart of Accounts...

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Don’t Forget Your QuickBooks January 2012 – Tax Table Update

It’s that time of the year again to update your tax table for 2012.  If you have a payroll subscription with Intuit, look for the update message when you start your 2011 QuickBooks version. If you did not receive an update or have not set up the automatic update in your QuickBooks, you can  go to the Menu Bar/Help/Update QuickBooks which will guide you through the Update Now process....

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The Art of Export/Import in QuickBooks Versions, Part One

The import/export function was designed to alleviate the re-entry of certain types of QuickBooks lists and transactions. This would usually occur when either a company file has grown too large and a decision has been made to create another company file, or you are creating another similar company that is an affiliate to the parent company. The difficulty or ease of exporting/importing lists and...

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Your QuickBooks 2012 New Release R5P is Waiting

This is going to be short, sweet and straight to the point. It didn’t take long for Intuit to start working on QuickBooks 2012, as the new Release R5P was just released. You should receive a message the moment you open QuickBooks, but if you didn’t then just go to Menu Bar/Help/Update QuickBooks and you can accomplish that task. For any of you that are working in a networking...

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Software for Reducing Your QuickBooks Company File Size

I previously wrote an article  in which the question was about your QuickBooks company file, its size, and how to manage it.  I mentioned briefly a software that could accomplish this. The following relates to that software. Although there are a couple of companies that market software for reducing a QuickBooks company file size, I will only deal with the one I found to be the easiest to...

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