Archive for February, 2010

Goodbye to QuickBooks 2007 Support

| February 22, 2010 | 11 Comments

It’s that time of year – Intuit’s annual “Sunset” of older versions of QuickBooks. If you are using QuickBooks 2007 then you won’t be able to use certain services after May 31st. I won’t editorialize on why this is done or if it is a good practice or not, I’ll just discuss what the impact […]

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Frequently Asked QuickBooks Questions (and Answers!)

| February 17, 2010 | 81 Comments

Just a quick note: I’ve started a companion blog that has short answers to common questions that I’m asked by people in comments in this blog as well as in the Intuit Community Forums. QuickBooks FAQ is updated on no particular schedule, just whenever I have an answer that I’m asked multiple times. Less in […]

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QuickBooks Add On Programs: IIF

| February 16, 2010 | 32 Comments

While QuickBooks is a very flexible software system, it probably doesn’t do everything that you need (as far as accounting and inventory control). Fortunately, you can expand the capabilities of your copy of QuickBooks by adding an “add on” or “QuickBooks compatible” program. This week I’ll talk about programs that use the IIF method of […]

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QuickBooks 2009 R11 Update: Fixes PDF Printer Problems with 64 Bit Systems

| February 12, 2010 | 29 Comments

Intuit has released the R11 update of QuickBooks 2009 to manual update today (a date has not been officially announced for automatic update). This release contains an anxiously awaited fix to the faulty PDF driver for 64 bit systems, as well as some other important fixes.

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Dealing with Scrap in QuickBooks Manufacturing

| February 9, 2010 | 4 Comments

Many manufacturers have to deal with scrap in their manufacturing process. That is, the consumption of component materials beyond what is defined in the bill of materials due to waste, trimmings, left over sections or other variable consumptions. QuickBooks doesn’t deal with this directly. Let’s talk about some ways to handle it.

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