Learn Peachtree Accounting

  • 6h 3m
  • Deborah Bean
  • Jones and Bartlett Learning
  • 2002

Written especially for non-accountant business owners who are trying to find a lower-cost, easy-to-use method of getting a handle on their business processes, Learn Peachtree Accounting discusses the basics of setting up an accounting system using Peachtree. The author begins by explaining how to install Peachtree and set up a new company, and then demonstrates the Three-Month Plan she uses in her consulting business.

Learn how to:

  • Set up and enter invoices, receipts, purchases, and payments.
  • Configure payroll, including advances, expenses, tips, and benefits.
  • Track inventory.
  • Balance your accounts payable and accounts receivable.
  • Assign sales tax rates and sales tax codes.
  • Reconcile accounts and inventory.
  • Perform quarterly and annual procedures.
  • Create customized reports and forms.

About the Author

Deborah Bean has been a Peachtree expert and consultant for 10 years. She is co-owner of D-N-B Consultants, which provides custom program development as well as accounting and contact management setup services and add-ons. A former leader of the Windows Applications special interest group and a former board member of the Metroplex Access Developers user group. Ms. Bean has a wide range of understanding all of the components that go into today’s computerized accounting systems.

In this Book

  • Installation
  • The Peachtree Window
  • Starting a New Company
  • The Three-Month Plan
  • Invoicing
  • Cash Receipts
  • Purchases
  • Payments
  • Payroll
  • Inventory
  • Balancing Checking and Credit Card Accounts
  • Balancing Accounts Receivable
  • Balancing Accounts Payable
  • Sales Taxes
  • Balancing Payroll
  • Reconciling the General Ledger
  • Reconciling Inventory
  • Reporting
  • Finalization and Follow-Up