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Intuit QuickBooks Enterprise Edition 12.0 Cookbook for Experts

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60 plus recipes to save time and increase effectiveness in data entry, supervision, and business management for both independent and industry accountants with this book and ebook.

  • Become agile with keyboard shortcuts and time-saving techniques which are most valuable to practitioners

  • Be a hero with troubleshooting tips and error-finding methods

  • Learn the latest features available in this edition, whether you’re upgrading from Premier or from a prior version of Enterprise Edition

  • New techniques for achieving standard and unconventional results with QuickBooks

  • Illustrated step-by-step approach designed not only to instruct but also to inspire experts to stretch what is possible - without having to become a programmer

  • In Detail

    QuickBooks Enterprise Edition 12.0 is accounting software that is both user-friendly and sophisticated. The interface is visual and intuitive, but feature-rich for mid-size businesses, as well as complex, growing small businesses.

    QuickBooks Enterprise Edition 12.0 for Experts is a cookbook with specific recipes for time-saving shortcuts, valuable customized reports, and surprising ways to use this accounting software to support decision-making in your small or medium-sized business.

    With QuickBooks Enterprise Edition 12.0 Cookbook for Experts you can choose a topic of value and learn specific, practical techniques usable in your own QuickBooks file or in a sample file.

    This book is rooted in the longstanding features of QuickBooks and includes the newest tools, whether you’re upgrading from Premier or from a prior version of the Enterprise Edition. Topics include customizations, time-saving methods, integration with Microsoft Excel, and special tools and setup techniques for hyper-efficient information retrieval and analysis.

    Whether you are an independent or industry accountant, whether you are a book-keeper, controller or CFO, QuickBooks Enterprise Edition 12.0 Cookbook for Experts will help you to expand what is possible in your business.

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    Table of Contents

    1. Intuit QuickBooks Enterprise Edition 12.0 Cookbook for Experts
      1. Table of Contents
      2. Intuit QuickBooks Enterprise Edition 12.0 Cookbook for Experts
      3. Credits
      4. About the Author
      5. Acknowledgment
      6. About the Reviewers
      7. www.PacktPub.com
        1. Support files, eBooks, discount offers and more
          1. Why Subscribe?
          2. Free Access for Packt account holders
          3. Instant Updates on New Packt Books
      8. Preface
        1. What this book covers
        2. What you need for this book
        3. Who this book is for
        4. Conventions
        5. Reader feedback
        6. Customer support
          1. Errata
          2. Piracy
          3. Questions
      9. 1. Special Capabilities of the Enterprise Edition
        1. Introduction
        2. Customizing user permissions
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. There's more...
        3. Creating highly-customized reports with ODBC
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. There's more...
        4. Using the Employee Organizer
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
      10. 2. Customizing the Interface
        1. Introduction
        2. Customizing the icon bar
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. There's more...
        3. Customizing the home page
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. There's more...
        4. Customizing QuickBooks windows
          1. How to do it...
          2. How it works...
          3. There's more...
        5. Shortening the data entry process for customer payments
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
      11. 3. Items
        1. Introduction
        2. Setting up items for different purposes
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. There's more...
        3. Using group items
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. There's more...
        4. Configuring items for fund accounting
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
        5. Configuring inventory assembly items
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
        6. Creating standard item-based reports
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
        7. Creating customized item-based reports
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
      12. 4. Special Tools
        1. Introduction
        2. Using the History button
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. There's more...
        3. Running the Transaction Journal report
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. There's more...
        4. Producing a single-transaction audit trail
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. There's more...
        5. Extracting customer and vendor histories
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
        6. Distinguishing between the the Search and Find tools
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. There's more...
      13. 5. Customizing Reports
        1. Introduction
        2. Creating an "Unearned income by customer" report
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
        3. Creating an "Accrued interest payable by lender" report
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
        4. Creating an "Uncleared transactions" report
          1. How to do it...
          2. There's more...
        5. Capturing unbilled items simultaneously
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
        6. Memorizing reports
          1. How to do it...
          2. There's more...
        7. Sharing reports
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. There's more...
        8. Preparing a custom Profit & Loss report with the QuickBooks Statement Writer
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
      14. 6. Memorized Transactions
        1. Introduction
        2. Memorizing transactions for automatic entry
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
        3. Memorizing transactions for assisted entry
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. There's more...
            1. If you use the Reminders list
            2. If you do not use the Reminders list
        4. Editing a memorized transaction
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
        5. Configuring reminders for memorized transactions
          1. How to do it...
          2. There's more...
        6. Grouping memorized transactions
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
      15. 7. Customer and Vendor Relations
        1. Introduction
        2. Creating and transmitting custom batch letters
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. There's more...
        3. Customizing invoices, purchase orders, and other documents
          1. How to do it...
          2. How it works...
          3. There's more...
        4. Using the Collections Center
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
        5. Applying customer credit limits
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
        6. Creating and utilizing custom fields
          1. How to do it...
      16. 8. Troubleshooting
        1. Introduction
        2. Clearing stale undeposited funds
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
        3. Adjusting cash basis receivables or payables balances
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
        4. Writing off stale receivables
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. There's more...
        5. Writing off stale payables
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. There's more...
        6. Balancing the balance sheet
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. There's more...
        7. Classifying unclassified transactions
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
        8. Reclassifying Opening Balance Equity transactions
          1. How to do it...
          2. How it works...
          3. There's more...
        9. Classifying uncategorized income or expenses
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
        10. Resolving opening balance discrepancies in bank reconciliations
          1. How to do it...
          2. How it works...
          3. There's more...
      17. 9. Keyboard Shortcuts
        1. Introduction
        2. Using the Ctrl key shortcuts with lists
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. There's more...
        3. Using the Ctrl key shortcuts with transactions
          1. How to do it...
        4. Using the Alt key shortcuts
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. There's more...
        5. Using date shortcuts
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. There's more...
        6. Using other shortcut techniques
            1. Spacebar
            2. Esc
            3. Tab
      18. 10. Integration with Excel
        1. Introduction
        2. Combining reports from multiple entities
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
        3. Setting up reports for optimal exporting
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
        4. Updating exported reports
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
        5. Using Excel to edit lists hyperefficiently
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. There's more...
      19. 11. Supervisory Tools
        1. Introduction
        2. Using memorized reports for supervisory activities
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
        3. Creating customized item-based reports to detect errors
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
        4. Detecting errors with standard reports
          1. How to do it...
          2. There's more...
        5. Using the Attached Documents feature to spot-check transactions
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. There's more...
        6. Using the Audit Trail feature to gather supervisory intelligence
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. There's more...
      20. 12. New for the 12.0 Edition
        1. Introduction
        2. Refreshing Excel reports
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
        3. Using the Advanced Inventory features
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. There's more...
        4. Making a period copy
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. There's more...
        5. Using Find & Select during data entry
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
      21. Index