In This Chapter
Working with purchase orders
Recording receipts and bills
Sending payments to vendors
Using the other Vendor menu commands
You can make the process of tracking vendor information as simple or as sophisticated as you like. In this chapter, I assume that you’re going for sophisticated. However, you can make vendor management simpler by not using purchase orders or an accounts payable system.
Creating a Purchase Order
A purchase order serves a simple purpose: It tells a vendor that you want to purchase some item. In fact, a purchase order is a contract to purchase.
Many small businesses don’t use purchase orders. But ...