Contractor's Guide to
Karen Mitchell, Craig Savage
Instructions for setting up Quickbooks
for your Construction Business!
QuickBooks can save you hours of time in
keeping your books and keeping track of your finances. But setting
up the new 2015 QuickBooks can be complex and time-consuming.
According to a recent national survey, more
construction contractors use QuickBooks than all other accounting
program combined. And for good reason. QuickBooks excels at all the
routine paperwork in a construction office: writing checks, keeping
track of your bank statements for the month, year or by job, writing
payroll checks, paying suppliers and subcontractors, tracking job
costs, comparing estimated and actual costs for each job, and much
But there's a lot to learn in QuickBooks. And
converting to a new accounting system can be a complex and confusing
task, even if you have a strong background in accounting and plenty
of time to install the new system. That's why this book was written
-- because most construction pros aren't accounting experts and have
more important work to do at the jobsite.
Contractor's Guide to QuickBooks 2015
will walk you step-by-step through QuickBooks' detailed setup
procedure and then explain item-by-item how you should be using
QuickBooks every day. In days, rather than weeks, you'll create a
first-rate accounting system that's an asset to your company.
Here you'll find simple, well-illustrated
instructions for customizing the setup for QuickBooks 2015,
including what each screen on your monitor should look like. This
manual explains every choice you need to make and every button you
need to click on. Includes a link to download a free QuickBooks 2015
file preconfigured for a construction company. The file has a chart
of accounts already entered, plus a complete set of memorized
reports. Just plug in your own company data -- vendors, subs,
customers, etc. And at the click of a mouse, you have all the
information needed to run your jobs.
With this book, whichever version of
QuickBooks 2015 you own, and the free download, you have at your
fingertips all the financial tools needed to keep a company running
strong and in the black. Just add your own company data.
On the free download included with purchase of
the book you'll find a QuickBooks file preconfigured for a
construction company. Open it, enter your company's data, add info
on your suppliers, subs and customers, and you're up and running.
The setup is done for you.
Introduction - 5
Setting Up Your
Quickbooks Company - 25
How to Set
Quickbooks Preferences - 35
Chart of Accounts
Items - 67
Payroll Items -
Classes - 91
Customers and Jobs
Subcontractors - 109
Employees - 109
Organizing Work Flow
Estimating - 131
Payables - 163
Payroll - 179
Using Quickbooks on
a Cash Basis - 193
Reports - 201
End of Month and End
of Year Procedures - 233
Development - 251
Index - 275
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