Intuit QuickBooks 2008 - Expert Course Outline

Intuit QuickBooks 2008 - Expert

Section 1: Working with Payroll and Time Tracking

Lesson 1.1: Payroll Reports

Overview of Reports

Employee QuickReport

Payroll Summary by Employee

Payroll Liability Report

Exporting Data to Excel


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 1.2: Time Tracking, Part 1

Turn On Time Tracking

Using Weekly Timesheets

Entering Single Activities

Viewing Unbilled Time


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 1.3: Time Tracking, Part 2

Invoicing Unbilled Time

Using Online Timesheets

Tracking Time with Outlook

Time Tracking Reports


Skill Sharpener

Section 1: Case Study

Section 1: Review Questions

Section 2: System Security

Lesson 2.1: Protecting Your Data

Backing up Your Company File

Restoring Your Company File

Creating a Portable Company File

Verifying Data

Rebuilding Data

Cleaning Up Data


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 2.2: Setting up Users

Opening the User List

Creating a User

Editing a User

Deleting a User

Changing Passwords

Working in a Multi-User Environment


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 2.3: Working with Files

Importing Files

Exporting Files

Synchronizing Outlook Contacts

Converting from Another Program


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 2.4: The Accountant's Copy

About the Accountant's Copy

Creating an Accountant's Copy

Importing an Accountant's Copy

Canceling an Accountant's Copy

Converting the Accountant's Copy to a QBW File


Skill Sharpener

Section 2: Case Study

Section 2: Review Questions

Section 3: Advanced Account Tasks

Lesson 3.1: Asset Accounts

What is an Asset Account?

Creating an Asset Account

Purchasing a Fixed Asset

Viewing the Fixed Asset Item List

Entering Depreciation


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 3.2: Liability and Equity Accounts

Current Term vs. Long Term

Adding Liability Accounts

Recording Investments by Owners

Recording Payments to Owners

Repaying Liabilities


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 3.3: Preparing Sales Tax

Setting Sales Tax Preferences

Viewing the Tax Code List

Setting Tax Codes for Items and Customers

Using Sales Tax Reports

Adjusting Tax Due

Remitting Sales Tax


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 3.4: Year-End Activities

Preparing for Year-End

Preparing for Tax Time

Processing Payroll Forms

Paying Estimated Income Taxes

Closing the Books


Skill Sharpener

Section 3: Case Study

Section 3: Review Questions

Section 4: Business Plans

Lesson 4.1: Using the Business Planner

Opening the Business Planner

Understanding the Business Planner Interface

Using the Welcome Screen

Getting Help

Closing the Business Planner


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 4.2: Entering Information

Entering Company Information

Entering Income Details

Entering Expense Details

Completing the Interview


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Lesson 4.3: Viewing the Plan

Understanding the Interface

Choosing a Section

Viewing an Example

Using the Topic Guide

Writing Your Plan


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 4.4: Planner Tools

Generating Reports

Generating Graphs

Checking Your Spelling

Setting the Plan Format


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 4.5: Finishing the Plan

Using Print Preview

Printing the Business Plan

Printing the Topic Guide

Backing Up Your Plan

Restoring a Plan


Skill Sharpener

Section 4: Case Study

Section 4: Review Questions

Section 5: Supplemental Checklists


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