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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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Updating your Job Status in QuickBooks

In one of the previous segments, I showed you how to Create an Estimate and from the Estimate create an Invoice. What you also need to remember, is that everytime you change the status of your job, you need to update that also in the Customer: Job list. Previously, using the Sample Pro company file in QuickBooks, I created an estimate for Jason Cioran for 50 Mini Stanley Cups. I then added...

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QuickBooks Quik Tip for the Day – Long Customer Lists

If you have large databases full of Customers and Vendors, you need to keep those under control, or they will slow your work down to a crawl. Have you ever tried to search through 35,000 names every time you want to process an invoice or enter a bill? The best way is to make the names Inactive. You will still be able to access them if needed, as they remain in the background, but they...

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QuickBooks Quik Tip for the Day – Inactive Accounts

There will come a time when accounts, customers, vendors, items etc. that you have created are no longer in use. Once you have used those named previously in a transaction, you cannot delete them. So what do you do with a 35,000 customer list when only 5,000 are still active? Well, you can make them Inactive and that will remove them from the current active list and reduce your time searching to...

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