We are a retail business, ~10 employees, multiple locations of inventory and some drop-ships. I am looking at both Quickbooks Enterprise and something from the Sage 50 family but can't find anything online that provides a good comparison. Anyone use both? Opinions?
posted by vaaaase
on Nov 19, 2013 -
I'm looking for inexpensive or free resources for learning basic small business accounting from home. [more inside]
posted by moira
on Oct 15, 2013 -
I am attempting to install Quickbooks 2012 on my work computer. It installs perfectly well, but will not open. I am going insane. Details inside. [more inside]
posted by altopower
on Sep 19, 2013 -
How to quickbooks? I'm computer and internet literate, can add/subtract/multiply/divide (usually with a calculator, just to be sure) and I think I understand how to double entry bookkeep. I am clearly not an accountant. Can I learn enough about quickbooks to justify applying for a job requiring it? [more inside]
posted by Jacen
on Sep 18, 2013 -
I have a copy of Quickbooks 2012 for Mac that I just put up for sale on ebay. (The program just wasn't for me.)
I am getting a number of inquiries from interested bidders about the transfer of the license of the software.
I do not recall if I ever officially registered the software after i installed it or not. I played around with it for a little bit and decided it wasn't for me. I uninstalled the software and it has sat in a box until I put it up today.
How do I go about ensuring that the software and license have my info removed so that the winning bidder can install it on their computer with little to no hassle?
The Intuit/Quickbooks website offers a lot of contradictory information.
posted by TwilightKid
on Jul 19, 2013 -
My employer has allocated $500/year as a benefit to me for training.
I have not used it yet this year - suggestions?
Areas I'd like to focus on - accounting, excel, QuickBooks, management training. I'm open to other things if they would be useful. [more inside]
posted by sockpuppetfairy
on Jul 18, 2013 -
Before I begin, I know the most popular and reasonable answer will be to learn and use Quickbooks. There is some sort of 'block' in my brain that will not allow me to learn quickbooks and I am content in using a different software to do the simple things I am needing to do...
posted by TwilightKid
on Apr 17, 2013 -
My retail business has non-calendar fiscal months on a 5-4-4, 13 week quarter. How can I assign custom fiscal month dates to Quickbooks to create budgets and reports based on the right periods? Or, what other accounting software handles this well? [more inside]
posted by ioesf
on Aug 31, 2012 -
If I don't understand Quickbooks online, will Quickbooks the application be better for me? (Or: HTF should I be handling my accounting?) [more inside]
posted by richrad
on Dec 9, 2011 -
I'm looking for the best way to share a QuickBooks file with a remote site. Working for a small non-profit so resources are limited. We are currently using QuickBooks Pro 2011. [more inside]
posted by mac-way
on Sep 11, 2011 -
Looking for a program to help with cash flow calculations for a small business [more inside]
posted by zara
on Jul 28, 2011 -
I'm wondering if this is even possible... my client wants to be able add the ability to select from the list of available printers; a remote fax machine. The original file will be quickbooks invoices. All my searches turn up what seem to be really old 'almost' solutions.
posted by bravowhiskey
on Mar 22, 2011 -
I need an accounting solution for small business. Difficult: in Canada. More difficult: on a Mac. [more inside]
posted by hamandcheese
on Oct 13, 2010 -
Moving to Peachtree Accounting from Quickbooks, need to learn some basics fast and well: transactions, different account types (checking, credit, A/R), creating and tracking invoices. Print books cost $$$, are unreviewable, and aren't available quickly. I'd like to get this done today. Advice? Am I making a mistake? [more inside]
posted by amtho
on Aug 23, 2010 -
Any retail QuickBooks gurus in the hive? Need to set up summary sales & inventory transactions in QB for a coop grocery trying to get its accounting systems in order. We're processing many sales through Google Checkout. Anyone who can help? If you're in the SF east bay and want to come by, I'll offer food & drink in exchange for your wisdom, and you'd be helping out an idealistic young coop. [more inside]
posted by quinoa
on May 25, 2010 -
Simple way to track invoices overdue (or, days of sale) in Quickbooks Pro? [more inside]
posted by keasby
on May 19, 2010 -
My friend has a small taxi business that uses Quickbooks. He has a primary computer that he and his dispatchers use when he is not there. He's having problems with his dispatchers downloading spyware/viruses, etc. I help him out with IT needs and suggested having a restricted account for his dispatchers. The problem is that QBs requires admin access to run. Does anyone have any ideas on how to get around this? The computer is running WindowsXP Pro.
posted by paulyballs
on Mar 3, 2010 -
Quickbooks filter: I semi accidently deleted a payroll check. The taxes have been paid. Quickbooks is making it difficult to restore the check. Help please. [more inside]
posted by Xurando
on Jan 9, 2010 -
How to simplify inventory management of jewelry materials and products in QB 2009 Premier Retail? [more inside]
posted by daniboi1977
on Oct 26, 2009 -
Does anyone have resources to share for using QuickBooks, rather than a dedicated personal finance application like Quicken, to manage personsal finances? [more inside]
posted by gum
on Sep 17, 2009 -
I use Quicken, Quickbooks, and Bank of America. Right now they are working like a champ, but Bank of America has announced that they're pulling support for 2006 versions of both Quicken and Quickbooks. Normally this would be OK; I'm thrifty, but not so much so that I'd complain about $150 every three years. The problem is that all the versions to upgrade to have lots of problems; what to do? [more inside]
posted by portabella
on May 4, 2009 -
Using Quickbooks 2009 for Mac, can I send and receive my company file to and from my accountant, who uses Quickbooks on the PC? [more inside]
posted by subpixel
on Apr 2, 2009 -
I have Quickbooks Pro 2008 for Windows. How can I tell Quickbooks to use OpenOffice, or some other free non-Word app, when I want to print or edit Quickbooks form letters? [more inside]
posted by zippy
on Mar 4, 2009 -
Feh. I'm straightening out the accounts of a not-for-profit as a volunteer and putting them onto Quickbooks. Before I got my hands on their books, someone paid the same bill twice. How do I enter two checks for one bill and still take the credit on a future bill? [more inside]
posted by jeanmari
on May 27, 2008 -
I want to import transactions into QuickBooks. Anyone have a template .csv file used to import large numbers of invoices at a time? [more inside]
posted by quinoa
on Nov 1, 2007 -
Quickbooks Report Desperation. All the data I want is in QB, but I can only seem to get it in separate reports. The ideal report would have the following fields: employee id, date, time, item. [more inside]
posted by pants
on Nov 1, 2007 -
Is it possible to open a QuickBooks 2006 company database file in an older version of QuickBooks, namely QuickBooks 2004? Or is there a way to downgrade a 2006 database to a version that would open in 2004? Basically need to open a new database in an old version. Is it possible?
posted by doomtop
on Oct 18, 2007 -
I've been struggling to find accounting software, online or PC/Mac based (either will do) that is suitable for a computer consulting practice. I need to be able to handle the typical basic things done by QuickBooks, like invoicing and estimates, simple A/R and A/P reports, etc. But that isn't enough. I need to manage multiple bill rates on a per consultant/per customer/per job or work order basis. QuickBooks doesn't do that, and I've tried hard to find out how to make that work. Any advice, hive mind?
posted by Merdryn
on Oct 3, 2007 -
Has anybody already done the work of configuring GnuCash for an Australian small business? If so, what's involved in electronic submission of a BAS, and is there an easy way to transfer records to an accountant who thinks QuickBooks is the Only Thing? No more inside.
posted by flabdablet
on Jun 13, 2007 -
My father passed away a few months ago and the question of how to store the data on his office computers for the long term has come up. [more inside] [more inside]
posted by BigSky
on Feb 19, 2007 -
Quicken, Microsoft Accounting, Studiometry, or Something Else Entirely for a freelance PowerPoint design business (Windows XP)? [more inside]
posted by SampleSize
on Dec 1, 2006 -
Is there a third-party program that allows me to create custom receipt & tag templates for use with QuickBooks Point of Sale Pro 5.0? The default Print Designer that comes with the software is very limited. I need to be able to add multiple fields to my invoice and barcode tags.
posted by honorguy7
on Aug 4, 2006 -
Does anyone know how to get QuickBooks-pro to spit out a form that looks like this
? Or has all the elements of this?
Caltrans doesn’t care what order, it all just needs to be there. Is there an add-on to QuickBooks for Certified Payroll. (Already tried Sunburst: It sucks). Bonus points for low cost solution (blew my wad on the Sunburst fiasco.)
posted by keswick
on Feb 8, 2006 -
I have a quickbooks .qbb file that I would like to access. It's from our old accountant. Is there a way to convert it or another program that opens it. I don't want to spend $200 for quickbooks just to open this file.
posted by JohnR
on Jun 5, 2005 -