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Opening Two Company Files in QuickBooks

I had an interesting inquiry the other day from a QuickBooks user. “Larry,  a quick question…..because I am now running two sets of books in the Quickbooks program, is it possible to have both sets up at the same time?  It’s a nuisance to have to close one and open the other when I’m trying to find something!” The answer to that question is …Yes....

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What Happens If You Make the Default Tax Account Inactive?

I should point out that this article has to do with the Canadian users of QuickBooks, so it may not be relevant to anyone else, hey! In working with a client the other day, I discovered that they had decided to add two accounts for their GST/HST Payable. One was for the HST paid and the other for the HST collected. To do this they made the QuickBooks default GST/HST Payable Inactive as...

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QuickBooks 2012 Error C=224

If you have been experiencing an error C=224 message when trying to open your 2012 QuickBooks company file, then you’re not alone. That my friends has also been happening to me, and upon reporting it to Intuit, they informed me that they are aware of it and are working on a repair patch.  In the meantime you may try and Rebuild your company file to see if that repairs the problem. This...

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QuickBooks Accountant’s Copy: How to Create, Send and Import

An Accountant’s Copy in QuickBooks is usually created so that the Accountant can do work on the company file at the end of the fiscal year. While the Accountant does the work, you as the end-user can still be working on the new fiscal year but you will not be allowed to go back to the previous year. This is done to protect the integrity of the data that the Accountant is working on. Once...

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QuickBooks Problems with the Portable Backup File

I wonder if Intuit knows that there is a problem with the portable backup file when emailed? I have had at least a half a dozen in the last three months, of which another occurred today. It doesn’t seem to matter which mail provider you are using either, because this has happened with Gmail, Outlook, Hotmail, etc. Also, the same problem happens in Pro and Premier, no matter what the...

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