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Tracking Fixed Assests in QuickBooks made Easier

I recall working for a company that had eight computers, a number of printers and a server. Besides that, they also had various software, office furniture and equipment, machinery and equipment related to their type of industry, and a small fleet of trucks. As you can image, there was a lot to keep track of. Now one way of tracking all this would have been through an Excel spreadsheet, but the...

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How to Enter a Credit Card Charge in QuickBooks

Is there really anyone in the business world that does not use a credit card in their business transactions? I mean, it’s just a part of doing business these days and QuickBooks is no exception. Read on, as I am going to show you how to enter in a credit card charge. Before I begin, I would make sure that I have a credit card account  and if not, set one up by going to Chart of Accounts,...

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QuickBooks Inventory – Labour Item for Assemblies – Part 10

There will be many occasions when you sell a product that will require labour, in order to assemble it. Thus the need for an item called “Assembly Labour”. You should by now have enough information from this site on how to create an item, but in case you are just joining in to this Inventory segment, I will guide you through. Just follow my steps. Go to your Home page, at the top is...

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QuickBooks Inventory – Part Three – Using Purchase Orders

If you’re not using Purchase Orders my question would be – why not? Granted, if your business is very small at this time and your orders are minimal, then you may have a point. But being an optimist, it’s going to grow so you might as well get used to the benefit now. Purchase Orders are used to purchase items or in this case inventory from your suppliers. Not only does it...

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Managing Sales Tax in QuickBooks – Part Two

We are to going to add the provincial sales tax for a different province. This has become necessary for our sample BC company because an office was opened in Calgary, Alberta, where services will be provided. In order to set this up we need to create a tax code, so go to List, Sales Tax Code List, right click your mouse and choose New. In the following fields add this information: Sales Tax...

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