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QuickBooks 2012: The Missing Manual

QuickBooks 2012: The Missing Manual

By Bonnie Biafore

Missing CD-ROM

Click here to download a sample company file that includes an opening balance general journal entry.


Chapter 1: Creating a Company File

Chapter 3: Setting Up a Chart of Accounts

Chapter 5: Setting Up Items

  • QuickBooks Point of Sale
  • Fishbowl Inventory
  • 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. Then, on the By Industry tab, choose Construction/Contractors.
    To find solutions for tracking inventory for products you manufacture, click Find Software and then choose Find Solutions by Industry. Then, on the By Industry tab, click Manufacturing. Finally, in that same tab under the Manufacturing heading, click Inventory Management.

Chapter 6: Setting Up Other QuickBooks Lists

Chapter 7: Managing QuickBooks Files

Chapter 8: Tracking Time and Mileage

  • Intuit Marketplace
    Let employees submit timesheets online (for a fee)
    To find time-tracking programs from companies other than Intuit, click Search By Business Need and then click Time Tracking. You can then turn on the checkboxes that appear to specify features you're looking for, such as Online Access or Time Tracking Against Projects.
  • IRS website

Chapter 12: Transaction Timesavers

  • QuickBooks' attach-document feature no longer works as described in the box on page 346. You can download a corrected version of that page here.

Chapter 17: Generating Financial Statements

Chapter 18: Performing End-of-Year Tasks

  • Intuit Marketplace
    To order preprinted 1099 forms, in the Intuit Marketplace's horizontal navigation bar, point your cursor at Tax Forms, and then click 1099 Kits.
  • IRS
    On, click the "Forms and Publications" link to order 1099 forms directly from the IRS.

Chapter 19: Managing Inventory

  • Intuit Marketplace
    To find barcode readers, search the Intuit Marketplace for "barcode."

Chapter 22: Online Banking Services

Chapter 24: Integrating QuickBooks with Other Programs

Chapter 26: Keeping Your QuickBooks Data Secure

Appendix A: Installing QuickBooks

  • There are no additional installation or registration instructions at this time.

Appendix B: Help, Support, and Other Resources

Appendix C: Keyboard Shortcuts

Appendix D: Tracking Time with the Standalone Timer

Appendix E: Advanced Form Customization