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How to Create QuickBooks Desktop company file ?

How to Create QuickBooks Desktop company file ?

by James Delvin

A QuickBooks Desktop company file carries financial information of a Company. If you’re just beginning out with QuickBooks, the first thing you must do is create QuickBooks Desktop Company File. If you have an old company file, you can either upgrade the file or identify if it is the right time to start a new company file to replace your old file.

Note: If you are using QuickBooks Desktop first time, then you can use and play round sample company files to experiment and familiarize yourself with the program.

Begin a new QuickBooks Desktop company file from scratch

Note: If you are creating a new company file and if you have another old company file saved on your computer, be sure to use a different name for the new company file. If you use the same name for the new company file, it will override the current company file and the data in the current file will be lost.

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⇒ Express Start

  • First of all, Open QuickBooks Desktop.
  • Now, Click Create a new company, on the no company open window.
  • Then, You have to click on the Express Start .
  • After that, Fill out the required information in QuickBooks Setup.
    Tip to remember: Click Help me choose to see a description for every business type and the preset chart of accounts that QuickBooks will create for you per industry.
  • Now, Click on Create Company.
  • You can start creating your chart of accounts, customers and services after creating your company file, or you can do it later by choosing Start Working.

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⇒ Detailed Start

  • First of all, Open QuickBooks Desktop.
  • Then, On the No Company Open window, click Create a new company.
  • Now, Click on Detailed Start.
  • Then, Fill out the Easy Step Interview screen and Tap on Next.
  • After that, Select your Industry and click Next.
  • Now, Identify your type of Business Entity and click Next
  • Then, Set your Fiscal year for which you wants to create a company file and click Next.
  • Set up your QuickBooks Administrator password and click Next.
  • After that, Choose the location where you want to save your company file and click Save.
  • Finally saving your company file, you can customize your QuickBooks by clicking Next or you can do it later by selecting Leave.

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