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QuickBooks® 2012 For Dummies®, UK Edition by Loredana Stroup, Stephen L. Nelson

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Chapter 2

Answering Mr Wizard

In This Chapter

arrow Preparing for the QuickBooks Setup

arrow Walking through the QuickBooks Setup

arrow Taking care of post-Setup tasks

We know that you’re eager to get started. After all, you have a business to run. But before you can start using QuickBooks, you need to do some upfront work. Specifically, you need to prepare for the QuickBooks Setup. Then you need to walk through the Setup steps. In this chapter, we describe how you do all this.

remember.eps We assume that you know how Windows works. If you don’t, take the time to read Chapter 1 of your Windows user’s guide or try the appropriate edition of Windows For Dummies, by Andy Rathbone.

Getting Ready for the QuickBooks Setup

You need to complete three tasks to get ready for the QuickBooks Setup:

check.png Make an important decision about your conversion date (the date you convert from your old accounting system to QuickBooks).

check.png Prepare ...

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