Archive for June, 2009

Correcting the QuickBooks Spelling Dictionary

| June 29, 2009 | 7 Comments

If you use the spelling feature in QuickBooks you will find that it is easy to add a misspelled word to the dictionary. That is, QuickBooks says that a word is not in the dictionary and you accidentally click Add instead of Replace. The misspelled word is in your dictionary, and QuickBooks doesn’t provide you […]

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Paying a Bill Before Receiving Inventory in QuickBooks

| June 25, 2009 | 64 Comments

Buying inventory is simple in QuickBooks. Create a purchase order, receive the items, enter the bill, pay the bill. Simple! Sometimes things don’t occur in this nice sequence, and it isn’t always obvious what the best procedure would be. What if you have to pay the bill before you have received the items? In this […]

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Exporting QuickBooks Transactions with Transaction Pro Exporter

| June 10, 2009 | 26 Comments

QuickBooks uses a “closed” database that you cannot access directly. If you want to extract transaction data, such as invoices or checks, you have to use a third party tool to extract the data (or get the SDK/ programming toolkit and write your own program). Today I’ll review the Transaction Pro Exporter from Baystate Consulting, […]

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QuickBooks Inventory Quantity and Value Adjustments

| June 2, 2009 | 179 Comments

If everything is working perfectly in your QuickBooks company you won’t need to worry about making inventory adjustments. You will receive inventory items, sell inventory items, possibly even build inventory items (assemblies), and everything will balance out. If that describes your company, great! For the rest of us, though, there are times when we will […]

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