How Do I Change the Number of Companies Displayed When Starting QuickBooks?

By default, QuickBooks shows the most recent 2 company files you’ve opened in QuickBooks, but this number can be easily changed. The program can display up to 20 companies. The most direct way to change it is to first open a company file, and then click on the Set number of previous companies… on the […]

How Many Vendor Addresses Does QuickBooks 2011 Support?

QuickBooks 2011 now supports 2 vendor addresses; prior versions of QuickBooks supported only 1. The Shipped From Address field is used on vendor purchase orders. The Billed From Address is used on bills and bill credits, and this address will appear when printing a check to the vendor. In effect, the Billed From Address is […]

What’s the New Paid Stamp For QuickBooks 2011?

For QuickBooks 2011, Intuit improved the Paid stamp to reflect the date the customer invoice was paid, as shown in the screenshot below. Unfortunately, a Paid stamp is also applied to vendor bills, and that stamp does not reflect the date the bill was paid.

Did the Multi-User Capability of QuickBooks Pro Change For 2011?

Yes, it did. For QuickBooks Pro versions prior to QuickBooks Pro 2011, a multi-user configuration could consist of up to 5 users. For QuickBooks 2011, that has been reduced from 5 users to 3. The maximum number of users allowed under QuickBooks Premier 2011 remains unchanged at 5. However, because QuickBooks Pro and Premier share […]

What Is the New History Tab In QuickBooks 2011?

For QuickBooks 2011 and Enterprise Solutions 11.0, Intuit added a History tab to several key windows in QuickBooks: Enter Bills Create Purchase Orders Create Item Receipts Create Invoices Create Credit Memos/Refunds Enter Sales Receipts Unfortunately, it’s not included on the Receive Payments window. The History tab can be quickly opened and closed, and shows a […]

Has the Cancellation Policy For QuickBooks Online Edition Recently Changed?

Yes. According to Intuit: Effective September 16, 2010, all QuickBooks Online subscribers who cancel their service agreements will have their QuickBooks Online company data converted to a read-only format, which will remain accessible for 15 days from the date of cancellation. This change will impact customers activating new QuickBooks Online subscriptions, starting September 16, 2010, […]

Does QuickBooks 2011 Offer New Online Forms Customization Tools?

Yes, beginning with QuickBooks 2011, users can take advantage of new online QuickBooks Forms Customization tools. Methods to download and modify form templates available in earlier versions of QuickBooks are still available in QuickBooks 2011. The new online tool is largely a vehicle to market Intuit’s forms that are un-related to accounting (such as business […]

What Is the Intuit Data Protect Service?

Intuit Data Protect is a new extra-cost service introduced with QuickBooks 2011 and Enterprise Solutions 11.0 that allows users to back up data to Intuit’s secure servers. It replaces QuickBooks Online Back-up. Current users of Online Back-up who upgrade to QuickBooks 2011 can continue to use that service or can cancel and sign up for […]

What Is the QuickBooks Attached Documents Service?

QuickBooks Attached Documents is a new extra-cost service introduced with QuickBooks 2011 and Enterprise Solutions 11.0 that allows users to attach documents to QuickBooks lists or transactions from within QuickBooks. It replaces the Document Management service introduced with QuickBooks 2010. Versions of QuickBooks prior to QuickBooks 2010 don’t support attaching documents to list items or […]

What Are the Service Changes For QuickBooks 2011?

Starting with QuickBooks 2011 and Enterprise Solutions, Intuit has announced a variety of service changes. They are: New terms for exchanging Accountant’s Copy files using Intuit’s secure servers QuickBooks Email will disappear unless you’re an active subscriber to another Intuit supported service, such as QuickBooks payroll QuickBooks Attached Documents replaces Document Management Intuit Data Protect […]