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QuickBooks 2013 For Dummies by Stephen L. Nelson, MBA, CPA

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Making Sure That You’re Ready to Invoice Customers

I know that you’re probably all set to go. But first, you need to check a few things, okay? Good.

You already should have installed QuickBooks, of course. (I briefly describe how in Appendix A.) You should have set up a company and a Chart of Accounts in the QuickBooks Setup, as I describe in Chapter 2. You also should have entered all your lists and your starting trial balance or talked your accountant into entering it for you, as I describe in Chapter 3.

As long as you’ve done all this prerequisite stuff, you’re ready to start. If you don’t have one of the prerequisites done, you need to complete it before going any farther.

Sorry. I don’t make the rules. I just tell you what they are.

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