Several months ago, I was consulting with a Canadian client in a 3-user networked environment. Before leaving, I set the closing date to March 31, 2012. They called me a couple days later saying two users were being asked to override a closing date of Dec 12, 2012. Whaat? I was sure I set the… Continue reading Why did my QuickBooks closing date mysteriously change?
How do I get rid of the zeros on my Profit & Loss?
Great question! First off, let me explain why these are here. Accounts with no activity during the period will not show up on the P&L. Accounts with activity during the period will show up on the P&L... even if the total balance is zero. If you want to hide those zero balance accounts, here's what… Continue reading How do I get rid of the zeros on my Profit & Loss?
QuickBooks Canada 2013 R7 released. Goodbye, Samples of Common Payroll Items…
UPDATE: Apparently the problems plaguing the R7 update in the US could be problems in Canada as well. According to tech support, the R8 update (payroll) will be released by the end of June. It is advised that you wait! QuickBooks released their 2013 R7 update this week. If you’ve selected the option for automatic… Continue reading QuickBooks Canada 2013 R7 released. Goodbye, Samples of Common Payroll Items…
Holy Colour, Batman! QuickBooks 2013 R6 update released in Canada
The R6 update for QuickBooks 2013 is now available for Canadian versions of QuickBooks. If you've selected the option for AUTOMATIC UPDATE*, you should be prompted to install the update when you open the program. If not, you can go to HELP > UPDATE QUICKBOOKS > UPDATE NOW and select GET UPDATES. The other option… Continue reading Holy Colour, Batman! QuickBooks 2013 R6 update released in Canada
Loss of laptop real estate in QuickBooks 2013
If you don't seem to have a lot of useful 'real estate' when working on forms in QuickBooks, your computer resolution could be to blame. I personally find working on my laptop very frustrating because I have so few lines of detail on the bottom of forms. Here's what Intuit Canada says about the issue:… Continue reading Loss of laptop real estate in QuickBooks 2013
QuickBooks R5 update released in Canada (but it doesn’t fix the T4 duplicating address bug)
The R5 update for QuickBooks 2013 was released on Friday for Canadian versions of QuickBooks. If you've selected the option for automatic update, you should be prompted to install the update when you open the program. Strangely, this didn't happen for me, even though my preference is set to automatic. What I did instead is… Continue reading QuickBooks R5 update released in Canada (but it doesn’t fix the T4 duplicating address bug)
QuickBooks and the Case of the Disappearing Penny!
When I was a little girl, my dad used to buy a bag of uncirculated pennies every year and stow them in a secret hiding place in our home. Not sure what ever became of those pennies, but he sure collected a lot of them. This likely inspired my fondness for coins. I have a… Continue reading QuickBooks and the Case of the Disappearing Penny!
Clever trick to unapply a customer credit in QuickBooks
CUSTOMERS & CREDIT MEMOS: Open the CREDIT MEMO you wish to unapply, and temporarily change the name of the CUSTOMER:JOB - any name will do. SAVE. This will unapply the credit. Then, change the name on the CREDIT MEMO back to the correct CUSTOMER:JOB. The credit memo is once again fully available and you can… Continue reading Clever trick to unapply a customer credit in QuickBooks
It’s official…I’ve been voted CANADA’S SUPERSTAR BOOKKEEPER!
http://www.c2online.ca/Home/BookkeeperSuperstarsCanada.aspx Thanks for your votes, everyone! This is an incredible honor!
It’s here! Intuit Canada announces release of QuickBooks 2013!
http://quickbooks.intuit.ca/accounting-software/compare-quickbooks-editions.jsp And if you're in the US, you can find the 2013 product link here: http://quickbooks.intuit.com/product/accounting-software/small-business-software.jsp I was fortunate enough to be able to beta test versions from both Canada and the US this year, which I really enjoyed. There are some interesting new features, most noticeably, the overall look. Personally, I love most of the… Continue reading It’s here! Intuit Canada announces release of QuickBooks 2013!