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  • Get to grips with bookkeeping concepts and the typical bookkeeping and accounting cycle
  • Set up QuickBooks for both product-based and service-based businesses
  • Track everything, from billable and non-billable time and expenses to profit
  • Generate key financial reports for accounts, customers, jobs, and invoice items
  • Understand the complete payroll process and track payments made to 1099 contractors
  • Manage various bank and credit accounts linked to your business

Intuit QuickBooks is an accounting software package that helps small business owners to manage all their bookkeeping tasks. Its complete range of accounting capabilities, such as tracking income and expenses, managing payroll, simplifying taxes, and accepting online payments, makes QuickBooks software a must-have for business owners and aspiring bookkeepers.

This book is a handy guide to using QuickBooks Online to manage accounting tasks and drawing business insights by generating reports easily. Using a fictitious company, the book demonstrates how to create a QuickBooks Online account; customize key settings for a business; manage customers, vendors, and products and services; generate reports; and close the books at the end of the period. QuickBooks records your debits and credits, so you don't need to learn accounting. However, you will find out what happens under the hood and understand how your financial statements are impacted by what you do in QuickBooks. You'll also discover tips, shortcuts, and best practices that will help you save time and become a QuickBooks pro.

By the end of this book, you'll have become well-versed with the features of QuickBooks and be able to set up your business and manage all bookkeeping tasks with ease.

  • Create a dashboard that highlights your company’s financial activity and status upon login
  • Manage customers, vendors, and products and services seamlessly with QuickBooks
  • Explore special transactions such as recurring transactions, managing fixed assets, setting up loans, and recording bad debts
Page Count 332
Course Length 9 hours 57 minutes
ISBN 9781789955101
Date Of Publication 27 Dec 2019


Crystalynn Shelton

Crystalynn Shelton is a licensed CPA in California. She earned an accounting degree from the University of Texas, Arlington, and has held numerous management roles in the oil and gas, entertainment, education, and retail grocery industries. She ran her own bookkeeping practice for 3 years and worked for Intuit (QuickBooks) for 3 years as a senior learning specialist. Crystalynn is currently a content strategist for Technical Learning Resources and an Adjunct Instructor at UCLA Extension, where she teaches accounting, bookkeeping, and QuickBooks to hundreds of small business owners and accounting students each year. Crystalynn is also an Advanced certified QuickBooks Online ProAdvisor and has been certified in QuickBooks for more than 10 years. When she is not working, Crystalynn enjoys reading a good book and rollerblading in Venice Beach, California.