QuickBooks FAQs

QuickBooks is an accounting software package developed by the Intuit company. It has become almost standard among small businesses and has seen extensive usage. Of course, with any program, there are some problems and some have trouble navigating the software. Here are some questions asked frequently by those using the software:

How do I get started with QuickBooks?

This answer is not as easy as you might expect. You have to figure out what form of QuickBooks is right for you, and then installing can be tricky as well. You can contact the local Mount Dora, FL QuickBook service specialists at Relate CPA, Inc. (352-720-0321) to help get you started.

Can I run QuickBooks on a Mac or Linux?

Quickbooks runs fine on PCs and can run on a Mac, if you follow this installation guide. A Linux computer can only be used to store database servers and cannot run QuickBooks. You can view this guide on Linux limitations.

Can I access QuickBooks online if my internet is down?

Unfortunately you cannot. If your internet service is down, you will not be able to access QuickBooks online and must either wait until your service is back up or go to a computer that has internet.

Is my data backed up with QuickBooks online?

Yes, QuickBooks keeps two copies of all your data and updates it every day. It is stored on firewall protected servers, keeping it safe from hackers or software / hardware failures.

Can I convert my QuickBooks Desktop data to QuickBooks Online?

Yes you can. Follow this comprehensive QuickBooks import guide to learn how to convert your particular version of QuickBooks.

How can I benefit from a professional running my QuickBooks?

Most anybody that’s tech-savvy could “get by” managing QuickBooks. But to truly utilize everything that QuickBooks has to offer, you really need someone that is trained and knows all the ins and outs of the program.

The Mount Dora, FL based QuickBook specialists at Relate CPA, Inc. are certified in QuickBooks, Point of Sale, Enterprise, QuickBooks Advanced, and QuickBooks Online. Contact us today (352-720-0321) to see how you can benefit from having a professional manage your QuickBooks.


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