QuickBooks 2013 All-in-One For Dummies

  • 9h 6m
  • Stephen L. Nelson
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2012

Owners of small businesses will love this complete guide to the newest version of QuickBooks, the premier small-business accounting program. Written by CPA and bestselling financial author Stephen L. Nelson, this all-in-one guide includes 8 self-contained minibooks covering every aspect of QuickBooks and how it is used. Coverage includes accounting basics, getting started with QuickBooks, bookkeeping and accounting chores, a short course in financial management, tips on creating a business plan, how to maintain QuickBooks, and some valuable additional resources.

  • Helps you understand basic accounting practices and concepts, customize QuickBooks for your specific needs, and protect your data
  • Explains how to invoice customers, pay vendors, track inventory, and manage cash and bank accounts with QuickBooks
  • Leads you step-by-step through navigating the payroll process, understanding double-entry bookkeeping, preparing financial statements, building a budget, and tackling your taxes
  • Delves into advanced financial strategies like ratio analysis, Economic Value Added analysis, forecasting, and capital budgeting

QuickBooks 2013 All-in-One For Dummies is the key to keeping your business–and budget–on track.

About the Author

Stephen L. Nelson, MBA, CPA, provides accounting, business advisory, tax planning, and tax preparation services to small businesses. He belongs to the American Institute of CPAs and holds an MBA in finance and a Master's in taxation. His 100-plus books, including all editions of QuickBooks For Dummies and Quicken For Dummies, have sold more than four million copies.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Double-Entry Bookkeeping
  • Special Accounting Problems
  • Setting Up QuickBooks
  • Loading the Master File Lists
  • Fine-Tuning QuickBooks
  • Invoicing Customers
  • Paying Vendors
  • Tracking Inventory and Items
  • Managing Cash and Bank Accounts
  • Paying Employees
  • For Accountants Only
  • Preparing Financial Statements and Reports
  • Preparing a Budget
  • Using Activity-Based Costing
  • Setting Up Project and Job Costing Systems
  • Ratio Analysis
  • Economic Value Added Analysis
  • Capital Budgeting in a Nutshell
  • Profit-Volume-Cost Analysis
  • Creating a Business Plan Forecast
  • Writing a Business Plan
  • Administering QuickBooks
  • Protecting Your Data
  • Troubleshooting