In This Chapter
Working with the register
Reviewing the other banking tools
QuickBooks provides several tools that make working with your bank accounts easier. For example, QuickBooks gives you a special window for recording the checks you've written. QuickBooks also lets you easily record deposits into accounts. Additionally, QuickBooks includes tools for easily recording transfers between accounts, for reconciling bank accounts, and for performing online banking transactions. This chapter talks about all these features.
If you've used QuickBooks' little brother product, Quicken, much of the information that you see here will be familiar. The QuickBooks banking tools look like the popular Quicken checkbook program. (This is good news for the ten million or so Quicken users.)
Obviously, any business writes checks — to pay bills and to pay employees. QuickBooks includes a command and a window specifically for the purpose of recording and possibly printing checks.
To record or print checks, choose the Banking
Figure 4.1. The Write Checks window.
Use the Bank Account drop-down list to select the correct account on which to write a check.