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QuickBooks Bank Account Registers and their Use

All the accounts that you set up in QuickBooks have a register behind the scenes. There are a couple of ways you can view this register, one would be to go to the Menu Bar, highlight Lists/Charts of Accounts and double click on it. The other way is from your Home page and in the Banking module select Cheque Register.  From the screen shot to the left, this displays that method where you can...

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QuickBooks Lists – Deleting and Making Items Inactive

In order to delete items in QuickBooks, they must meet certain criteria, that is they must not have been used in a transaction. If you try to delete it, QuickBooks will issue a warning as per the screen shot to your left. I used this example in a previous tip about a Customer Name base that had grown too large to manage. What I suggested to you at that time was to make the Customer Names that...

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QuickBooks Inventory – Enable the Unit of Measure – Part 18

As mentioned in Part 17, you can assign different units of measure (U/M) to different items, but each item can only have one U/M. Before you can assign one you need to Enable the Unit of Measure (U/M). In QuickBooks, to check if this has been done, proceed to Home page/Menu Bar/Preferences/Items & Inventory/Company Preferences and under Units of Measure, check to see if the Enable Tab is...

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QuickBooks Inventory – Selling Finished Goods – Part 16

I mentioned to you in Part 13 about the QuickBooks warning if you try and build an assemby without sufficient quantities. Well, the same thing happens if you try and sell more assembled units that you have in inventory. This will change the quantity to a negative if you proceed. There have been many times when I have decided to sell the unit anyways, because I knew that an order had been shipped...

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