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Entering expenses in QuickBooks Online (QBO) is easy. From the Home Page you click on the + sign to bring up the transaction menu.
Under the Vendors menu you can see the various choices such as Expense, Check & Bill. This Expense option is not available in the desktop versions of QuickBooks Pro or Premier. In reality the end result is the same. Whether you enter an expense via the Expense option or the Check option the accounting behind the scenes is identical.
QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions’ conversion to QuickBooks Online is different than converting a QuickBooks Pro or Premier company file to QBO. In short, it’s not as easy or straight-forward but with a few tips we can help make it possible.
First of all you must be using Internet Explorer 10 or higher.
Click on File > Utilities > Copy Company File For QuickBooks Online
There are four ways to ring up a sales in QuickBooks POS. The two easiest ways are to click on the “Make a Sale” shortcut button or the “Make a Sale” icon in the Point of Sale sections of the Home page.
Once you have your items setup in QuickBooks checkout is easy. You can either use the barcode scanner if you have generated barcode labels for your products or you can type in the item number to add to the sales receipt.
Bar coding only works with Enterprise Solutions with an Advanced Inventory subscription. Bar coding is not available in QuickBooks Pro or QuickBooks Premier.
To turn on bar coding, go to
Edit > Preferences > Items & Inventory > Company Preferences and click on the Advanced Inventory Settings button as shown below.
Click on the Barcodes tab as shown below.
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You can Play in a QuickBooks Online Sample Company at No Charge
Just visit the following link http://qbo.intuit.com/redir/testdrive and do whatever you want to help yourself learn the product. Nothing you do will be saved, but this is a great place to begin learning about QBO. This sample company is a U.S. based Landscaping Service business and is ready for you to take a test drive.