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QuickBooks 2005 Bible (Bible)by Jill Gilbert
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If QuickBooks 2005 can do it, you can do it too ...
QuickBooks 2005 is designed to make financial management easier for small businesses. This book can be your daily reference, not only for using QuickBooks to best advantage, but also for understanding small business accounting essentials. Here you'll learn to set up a QuickBooks business, create financial reports, use purchase orders, manage payroll, handle credit card transactions, prepare for tax time, and much more.
Inside, you'll find what you need to know about QuickBooks 2005
Book News Annotation:
This resource for small business owners explains how to use QuickBooks 2005 to perform a variety of accounting functions. Designed for daily reference, this "desktop" edition provides streamlined instructions for tasks such as recording sales transactions, working with inventory, maintaining employee information, and creating contracts. Coverage extends to discussions of tax issues and how the software may be used to analyze a company's profitability and financial strength. Gilbert is a certified public accountant and tax attorney.
Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
This comprehensive guide covers the latest release of QuickBooks. It offers coverage of the background of relevant accounting and financial topics. It also covers useful topics including, establishing a business, payroll, printing checks, running financial reports, legal entities, tax penalties, data management and security, recording sales, inventory, time tracking, expense reporting, business performance analysis, dealing with the IRS, and customizing sales reports.
This book is unique because it educates the user on the necessary accounting concepts used to truly understand and effectively use the QuickBooks software. No other book in the current market offers such comprehensive, thorough, or accurate information on the topic.
About the Author
Jill Gilbert is both a certified public accountant and an experienced tax attorney. She also has a Masters Degree in Computer Science. Jill’s articles have appeared in numerous professional and technical publications, as well as a popular community news column, “Tax Talks.” In addition, she teaches continuing education classes for attorneys, accountants, and financial professionals, and provides consulting and accounting services to small businesses.
Table of Contents
Part I: The QuickBooks System.
Chapter 1: Quick Insights and Program Overview.
Chapter 2: Twenty Minutes to Navigating QuickBooks.
Chapter 3: Choosing the Correct Legal Entity and Avoiding Tax Penalties.
Chapter 4: Accounting Basics for QuickBooks Companies.
Part II: Establishing Your Own QuickBooks Business.
Chapter 5: Setting Up Your QuickBooks Company.
Chapter 6: Customizing Your Chart of Accounts.
Chapter 7: Entering Historical Transactions and Data.
Chapter 8: Using Lists.
Chapter 9: Working with Customers and Jobs.
Chapter 10: Using Items to Designate Products and Pricing.
Part III: Preferences and Data Management.
Chapter 11: Printer Settings and Options.
Chapter 12: Setting QuickBooks Preferences.
Chapter 13: Data Management and Security.
Chapter 14: Recording Sales Transactions and Creating Sales Forms.
Chapter 15: Customizing Sales Forms.
Part IV: Managing Your Business with QuickBooks.
Chapter 16: Accounts Receivable and Deposits.
Chapter 17: Purchase Orders and Accounts Payable.
Chapter 18: Working with Inventory.
Chapter 19: Reviewing Registers and Reconciling Accounts.
Chapter 20: QuickBooks Pro: Estimates and Time Tracking.
Part IV: Payroll and Taxes.
Chapter 21: Payroll Taxes and Items.
Chapter 22: Maintaining Employee Information and Keeping Your List Up-to-Date.
Chapter 23: Sales Taxes.
Chapter 24: Tax Forms and Tax Payments.
Chapter 25: Check Writing and Expense Recording.
Part VI: Banking and Credit Card Transactions.
Chapter 26: Online Banking and Bill Payment.
Chapter 27: Recording Credit Card Transactions.
Chapter 28: Analyzing Your Company’s Profitability and Financial Strength.
Chapter 29: Accounting for Fixed Assets and Other Advanced Balance Sheet Topics.
Chapter 30: Reports and Graphs.
Chapter 31: Budgets.
Chapter 32: Dealing with the IRS.
Chapter 33: Creating Binding Contracts with QuickBooks.
Part VII: Analyzing Business Performance.
Appendix A: Your Rights as a Taxpayer.
Appendix B: How to Get Help with Unresolved Tax Problems.
Appendix C: Protecting Taxpayers’ Rights.
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