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QuickBooks 2011: The Missing Manual

QuickBooks 2011: The Missing Manual

By Bonnie Biafore

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Here's the company file used in QuickBooks 2011: The Missing Manual

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Chapter 1: Creating a Company in QuickBooks

Chapter 3: Setting Up a Chart of Accounts

Chapter 5: Setting Up Invoice Items

  • Fish Bowl Inventory
    Track inventory and keep QuickBooks informed
  • Intuit Marketplace
    To find solutions for working with contractors and construction companies, on the menu bar, click Find Software and then choose Find Solutions by Industry on the drop-down menu. In the By Industry tab's drop-down menu, choose Construction/Contractors.
  • Intuit Marketplace
    To find solutions for tracking inventory for products you manufacture products, click Find Software and then choose Find Solutions by Industry on the drop-down menu. Then, on the By Business Need tab, click Manufacturing. Finally, in the Select Business Need drop-down menu, choose Inventory.

Chapter 6: Setting Up Other QuickBooks Lists

  • Intuit Marketplace
    To find third-party programs that help you calculate sales commissions, search for "sales commission"

Chapter 7: Managing QuickBooks Files

Chapter 8: Tracking Time and Mileage

Chapter 9: Paying for Expenses

Chapter 14: Doing Payroll

Chapter 17: Generating Financial Statements

  • XE
    Find currency exchange rates

Chapter 18: Performing End-of-Year Tasks

    Remote access services that you can use to let your accountant access your QuickBooks company file over the Internet
  • Intuit Marketplace
    In the horizontal navigation bar, click Tax Products, and then choose 1099 Kits to find kits with preprinted 1099 forms
  • IRS
    Click the "Forms and Publications" link to order 1099 forms directly from the IRS

Chapter 19: Managing Inventory

Chapter 22: Online Banking Services

Chapter 24: Integrating QuickBooks with Other Programs

  • Support for Intuit Contact Sync
    Synchronize your Microsoft Outlook contacts with your company files
  • Intuit Marketplace
    Find third-party software that works with QuickBooks
  • Google
    Search for "QuickBooks third-party applications"
    Search for "QuickBooks" to find dozens of programs that work with QuickBooks
  • QuickBooks main site
    In the page's horizontal navigation bar, choose Products & Services, and then choose More Products & Services.

Chapter 26: Keeping Your QuickBooks Data Secure

Appendix A: Installing QuickBooks

  • There are no additional installation or registration instructions at this time.
    Find copies of QuickBooks 2011 at a discount

Appendix B: Help, Support, and Other Resources

  • Find a QuickBooks Expert website
    Find a trained professional to help you with QuickBooks for a fee
  • QuickBooks Community
    Look for answers to your questions about accounting practices and how to do them in QuickBooks
    Forums for different editions of QuickBooks
    QuickBooks training for folks at any level of experience
  • Real World Training
    Regularly scheduled instructor-led classes in many cities around the country (or in your office), training on CD, and weekly online classes
  • Intuit Support
    Purchase a support plan from Intuit
  • Intuit Support
    If you are reinstalling QuickBooks and can't find your license number, under the Popular Topics heading click the "Find your license number" link. You enter your last name and business telephone number, and Intuit retrieves your registration record with your license number and key code.

Appendix C

Appendix D

Appendix E