Category Archives : QuickBooks Basics

QuickBooks 2016 and QBES 16.0 System Requirements

Detailed information QuickBooks Pro/Premier 2016 and Enterprise 16.0 Operating systems supported: Windows 8.1, all editions including 64-bit, natively installed Windows 7, all editions including 64-bit, natively installed Windows Vista (SP2 or later), all editions including 64-bit, natively installed  Windows Server 2012, Windows Small Business Server 2011, Small Business Server 2008 Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows […]

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QuickBooks 2016 (3 of 4) – What to Expect

Label Printer Support QuickBooks 2016 has added support for one-up continuous feed labels. Prior to this it only supported “Continuous (Perforated Edge)” and “Page-oriented (Single sheets)” printers. How is this different? Both the Page-oriented and Continuous printers will print multiple labels on a single page, either on single pages (like a laser printer) or old […]

QuickBooks 2016 (2 of 4) – What to Expect

Auto Copy Ship-To Addresses When you create a sales order or estimate in QuickBooks you can specify a ship-to address. You have the ability to create a number of alternate ship-to addresses for each customer, which you can pick from a dropdown list in the sales transaction. However, if you pick one of these alternate […]


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QuickBooks 2016 (1 of 4) – What to Expect

QuickBooks 2016! This release contains a number of new features as well as improvements to existing ones. I’ll list the major changes that I’m aware of in this article. Keep your eyes open for the next few weeks for a series of articles that go into the details of these new and improved features. This is the […]

10 Things You Shouldn’t Do with QuickBooks!

After years of constantly having to resolve issues with QuickBooks, I realized that the cause of most problems lay with end users or the system administrator in charge of the QuickBooks deployment. So I thought it would be helpful to list 10 common mistakes that lead to major QuickBooks headaches. With this list in hand, […]

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QuickBooks: Windows 10 FAQ

Beginning on July 29 2015, Microsoft will be rolling out its newest operating system Windows 10. It is an optional update as you are not required to update to Windows 10 from your current Operating System (Windows 7 or Windows 8). Below you will find some FAQs regarding Windows 10, QuickBooks, and QuickBooks Point of […]

QuickBooks: Automated Password Reset Tool

The Automated Password Reset Tool can be used to reset your QuickBooks Admin password in any version of QuickBooks for Windows. How to fix it Go to: From the QuickBooks version, select your version of QuickBooks. Important: The version of QuickBooks you last opened your company file with must be installed on the computer […]

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Bookkeeping tips for QuickBooks Point of Sales

Often times I receive calls from bookkeepers who are wondering why their QuickBooks financial accounts are all “messed up” because it is linking to QuickBooks POS. First thing I do is say, can I log onto your computer and see how you currently track your financials? Then, I go through the process of pointing out […]

Quickbooks and Windows 10

Just what we need, another version of Microsoft Windows to confuse our clients (and staff, and ourselves…). In anticipation of the upcoming release I thought I would take a look at QuickBooks and Windows 10 to see if I would have to face any major compatibility problems when the new operating system is available. Compared […]

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QuickBooks: Set up a company file for sync

Intuit Sync Manager synchronizes your QuickBooks company file data with Intuit online services. When you subscribe to any of the services that require access to your QuickBooks company file data, you need to set up your company file for sync. Detailed instructions Important: Intuit Sync Manager will not work on a copy or backup of […]