Removing Memorized Transactions
The time might come when you no longer need a transaction you memorized. Maybe you've finished paying the monthly car payments you memorized, or maybe you've purchased a building and are through paying rent. When that time comes, you can leave the transaction on your memorized transactions list as a reminder of past events, or you can clean house and throw that transaction away.
Setting Reminders Preferences
QuickBooks has a feature called Reminders that helps you keep track of everything that needs to be done. You can be reminded of bills to pay, checks and other forms to print, customers who are late with their payments, money waiting to be deposited, and you can even be reminded of your brother's birthday. Use the Reminders to help organize your
Set Personal Reminders Preferences
Set Company Reminders Preferences
Paper to-do lists are so pass! Use the QuickBooks Reminders list to keep your desk space clean and your
Chapter 8. Job Cost Estimating and Tracking
What You'll Do
Set Jobs and Estimate Preferences
Set Up a Job
Use the Job Status Feature
Use the Job Type Feature
Use the Job Dates Feature
Use the Job Description Feature
Create an Estimate
Invoice Against an Estimate
Create a Work in Progress Report
If you use one of the QuickBooks versions that contains the job cost estimating feature, you can create estimates for your work and track income and expenses on a job-by-job basis. In fact, this is often the one feature that causes people to bypass the Simple Start version of QuickBooks over the other verisions on the market.
An estimate is a bid or quote for a job. You create an estimate and then invoice the customer either at the completion of the job or as the job progresses. Estimates can be revised as work on the job advances, and QuickBooks enables you to create more than one estimate for the same job.
Keep in mind that an estimate is not the final word on what a job will cost. Consider placing a disclaimer in the message area of the estimate form indicating that the