Chapter 3

Fine-Tuning QuickBooks


check Setting preferences for various options, reminders, and settings

check Changing the accounting, checking, and finance charge rules

check Controlling jobs and estimates, as well as time tracking

check Accounting for multiple currencies, sales, customers, and sales tax

check Setting up payroll and employees

check Setting purchases and vendors’ preferences along with 1099 reporting rules

You can fine-tune how QuickBooks works for you by setting preferences. In fact, just so you know, much of what you do when you run QuickBooks Setup via the Detailed Start route (also known as the QuickBooks EasyStep Interview) is provide information that QuickBooks uses to fine-tune. If you indicate that you charge customers sales tax, for example, the EasyStep Interview describes how sales tax should work for your business by using the sales tax preferences.

Because these preferences ...

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