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Setting Up Sales Tax in QuickBooks

| February 3, 2009 | 109 Comments

I see a lot of questions about sales tax in the Intuit Community forums, so I’ll give a quick overview of how to set it up in QuickBooks. Some Concepts If you are going to charge sales tax on an invoice, several things must be set up: The sales tax preference must be enabled. You […]

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Custom Fields in QuickBooks

| July 10, 2008

Every business has some sort of unique information that is important to its operation. While QuickBooks provides the places to store the basic information that every business needs, you will usually find that you need to store additional data such as a customer’s vehicle registration number, or the weight of an inventory item. QuickBooks provides […]

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Importing QuickBooks Inventory with Excel

| April 29, 2008 | 228 Comments

There are a number of reasons why you may want to use Excel to import items to your item list in QuickBooks: Converting a list from another program, making copies of existing items, bulk addition of a new product line, and more. Today I’m going to give you an overview of how to use Excel […]

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QuickBooks Manufacturing Tutorial

| April 22, 2008 | 46 Comments

QuickBooks has a “Manufacturing & Wholesale” edition, but there is a definite lack of documentation on how to actually use QuickBooks in a manufacturing business. This posting is the first in a series that will give you some guidelines on how to best use QuickBooks in a manufacturing environment. I’ll start off with some basics, […]

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