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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 […]

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 Point of Sale is requiring administrative privileges.

I try to log in and Point of Sale tells me that I need administrative privileges: Point of sale requiring administrative privileges has cropped up recently, here is an approach to help clear it up. The problem is that the user qbposdbsrv doesn’t have enough rights to launch the QBPOS database server. Without the database service running, […]

QuickBooks Point of Sale: Map Item Accounting by Department or Store

Your default item accounts for Financial Exchange are set on the Financial page of company preferences. When setting these defaults, you can also choose to have Point of Sale automatically create and use department sub-accounts. (MultiStore) You can also choose to map item sub-accounts by store. To create and use item sub-accounts: From the File […]

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QuickBooks: Don’t Buy Pirated Software!

The Dangers of Purchasing Pirated Software   Due to a recent interaction with a business owner in California, I find it important to write about the dangers of purchasing a pirated copy of QuickBooks software. That means you are purchasing software from a secondary source that is not an authorized Intuit Reseller or from Intuit directly, […]

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 […]

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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 […]

QuickBooks: Enter Vehicle Mileage

The Enter Vehicle Mileage feature of QuickBooks allows you to enter the mileage driven by company owners and/or employees for the purpose of reimbursing employees for the use of their personal vehicles for business or billing particular customers for mileage driven. I have a client who reimburses employees at the current IRS mileage rates for […]

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QuickBooks: Reset Data Sync

If you sync your company file from one computer and then move it to another computer, you need to reset data sync. For example, if: You bought a new computer and want to set up your synced company file on it. Your hard disk crashed and you want to use your backup company file to […]