Chapter 1

Welcome to QuickBooks Online

IN THIS CHAPTER

Bullet Unveiling what QuickBooks Online is

Bullet Pricing for subscriptions, payroll, and other add-ons

Bullet Finding QuickBooks features and looking at usage limits

Bullet Meeting QuickBooks Online Accountant

Welcome to QuickBooks Online! Why devote a whole book to this software? First of all, I’m going to assume that you’re most likely not an accountant but are either the owner or the employee of a business that has chosen to keep their accounting records in QuickBooks Online. Or maybe you’re an accountant and you want to understand the ins-and-outs of QuickBooks Online better. No matter where you fall on this continuum, my goal is to empower you to use QuickBooks Online more effectively. To do so you’ll find that I sometimes broaden the discussion to include Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets, because no accounting software can meet every single need that you may have. Another complicating factor with QuickBooks Online that accountants in particular may notice is that the functionality available varies widely between the different subscription levels. ...

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