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Alpha Teach Yourself Bookkeeping in 24 Hours by Carol Costa

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Hour 20

Computerized Bookkeeping Programs

Chapter Summary

In this hour you will learn about…

  • Initial set-up
  • Automatic postings
  • Receivables and payables
  • Reports, reports, reports

There are many choices when it comes to choosing a computerized program for bookkeeping. Some versions are generic software programs that can be used for almost any type of business. Some allow the user to set up multiple companies so that several businesses can be served at the same time.

 

There are also software companies that program the bookkeeping system around the needs of a particular business. This doesn’t mean that the basics of bookkeeping are different in these programs, it just means there are added features, like job costing for construction companies, or hourly billing ...

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