Chapter 1
Using QuickBooks for the First Time
In this chapter:
•  What to do ahead of time
•  Open QuickBooks
•  Create a company file
•  Navigate in QuickBooks
The first time you open QuickBooks, the QuickBooks Setup window launches. From here, you can begin the process of either creating a brand-new company file or working with an existing file. The focus of this chapter is on ensuring that you have what you need to set up your new QuickBooks company file and to help you get familiar with basic navigation so that you can begin to work in the program right away.
What to Do Ahead of Time
New clients will often ask me what they can do to prepare ...

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