File Management Tips
In This Chapter
Backing up QuickBooks data
Deciding when and how often to back up your data
Restoring your QuickBooks data (if you lose it)
Using Accountant’s Copy
Creating and using portable files
Using the Audit Trail
Setting a closing date and password
Okay, you don’t need to worry about the data files that QuickBooks stores your financial information in. Pretty much, QuickBooks does all the dirty work. But that said, you do have a few housekeeping tasks to take care of. In this chapter, I describe these chores and how to do them correctly with minimal hassle.
Backing Up Is (Not That) Hard to Do
Sure, I can give you some tricky, technical examples of fancy backup strategies, but they have no point here. You want to know the basics, right?