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 Are the Differences Between A/R Reports In a Multicurrency Environment?

In QuickBooks 2009 there are 6 reports to provide information about what customers or clients owe to a firm.  They are: A/R Aging Summary A/R Aging Detail Customer Balance Summary Customer Balance Detail Open Invoices Collections Report These reports are found on the Reports->Customers & Receivables menu selection.  Each report is intended to provide certain […]

Can I Produce an Inventory Stock Status Report for a Single Vendor and a Range of Items?

Without a custom report, you can’t produce that exact report: an inventory stock status for a single vendor and a range of items. Let’s review the flexibility available when generating the default report by visiting the Reports->Inventory->Item Stock Status by Item menu and clicking on the Modify Report… button. To change what records are reported, […]

How Do I Produce a Report of Vendor Purchases?

Let’s assume that vendor purchases include both purchases of inventory and expenses paid.  With that assumption, there no simple report to address all situations.  Finding the right report depends on the information you want to include on the report. QuickBooks provides 2 reports that include vendor purchases: the Purchases by Vendor Detail Report and the […]

What Does the Detail Level Filter Do?

When running a report in QuickBooks, the output is controlled by the Filters set for that report. The Detail Level is one such filter. It has 3 possible settings: All Summary only All except summary Many transactions in QuickBooks can have multiple line items.  For example, a customer invoice may consist of 2 separate line […]

What Is the Closing Date Exception Report and How Do I Create It?

The Closing Date Exception Report in QuickBooks shows all transactions sorted by transaction type (e. g., Bill, Check, Invoice) dated on or before the Closing Date that were first recorded or modified after that date was established.  To add to its utility as an audit tool, it also includes the User Name of the user […]

What Function Does QBPRINT.QBP Perform?

The QBPrint.qbp contains the settings from the Printer setup window stored by QuickBooks to print forms. On Windows Vista, it’s normally found at: C:ProgramDataIntuitQuickBooks yyyy where yyyy represents your version of QuickBooks, as in QuickBooks 2009. On Windows XP, it’s normally found at: C:Documents and SettingsAll UsersApplication DataIntuitQuickBooks yyyy If QuickBooks can’t find the file […]

Does QuickBooks Offer a Standard Report Showing Sales By “Ship To” State?

Unfortunately, not out-of-the-box, but we can create a custom report with exactly this information.  Using the standard Custom Transaction Detail Report and setting custom filters, it is possible to produce a report based on other criteria, such as Name State (which is the Bill To state) or Sales Tax Code.  However, in the case of […]

How Can I Use Reports To Assist Rebuilding a Damaged Company File?

QuickBooks reports can be a valuable complement to the process of rebuilding a damaged company file (.qbw).  After running the Rebuild Data utility, Intuit recommends that you proceed through these steps in the order listed to identify data damage that the rebuilding process repaired and to confirm that further data problems don’t exist. 1.  Examine […]