QuickBooks

QuickBooks is an accounting software package geared mainly toward small and medium-sized businesses and offers on-premises accounting applications as well as cloud based versions that accept business payments, manage and pay bills, and payroll functions. QuickBooks includes remote access capabilities, remote payroll assistance and outsourcing, electronic payment functions, online banking and reconciliation, mapping features through integration, improved e-mail functionality, import from Excel spreadsheets, employee time tracking options, pre-authorization of electronic funds and new Help functions.

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Instead of error trapping or hard-coding for non-updateable fields when using QODBC, let VBA automatically disable them when forms open. This way, users can view but not change the data. Part 1 explained how to use schema tables to do this. Part 2 handles schema table exceptions.
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Hi Andrew! Thank you for your kind words and for editing the article. I don't know how I got along without QODBC in the offce. It would take volumes to document all the things I do with it but at least a few articles about the simple things might help a few people.
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I've been researching credit cards the past couple of days and there are so many different choices.

I see AMEX is highly recommended, higher yearly fee, along with Chase INK. Card is paid in full each month so interest rates don't matter.

I don't travel much for business. The business is all Web Consulting.

Any suggestions on what you recommend or to stay away from?

Thanks
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We have a customer running QB Premier Edition 2016 and for the past year - sporadically - they will get H202 errors and cannot access multi-user functionality - it will run in single mode but not multi.  For the first few times after it started happening, we would reboot the server and it seemed to fix it.  However, when that didnt work, we did some research and it said to stop the DNS server, start the QBDatabase26 service and restart the DNS and it works.  Sometimes we can get for a couple of months and other times it happens a couple of times a week.  Is there a permanent fix?
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We have a client that has Windows Server standard 2016 and requires Quickbooks enterprise setup.

The challenge is they have an all Mac environment. Possible and hopefully going to Windows.

Is it feasible with the current setup that we can install Quickbooks enterprise for 8 users and have them remote desktop into the Windows server to use the software?
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A customer of mine has purchased a new Macbook Pro and wants me to move all her files from the pc over to the Macbook.  I have never done this before.  Will the format be compatible with the Macbook? is there a conversion process that must be done first?
And what about her quick-books files.  On her pc she had the desktop version and now she is switching over to the online mac version.  Is this something that Quick-books support will have to help us with?
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See above? I am currently backing up my Quickbooks file to the cloud using Carbonite...wonder if OneDrive is a feasible alternative? Thanks
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I have a user that occasionally uses Quickbooks hosted on another PC. When trying to open the company file it wants to do an update but gets stuck between 10 & 15%. I have performed a manual update, but am having the same problem when trying to open the file.

Thanks in advance for any assistance.
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I have a client running Windows 7-64bit and attempting to install Outlook 2011-Pro

After installing The Licenses it takes only about 10 Seconds till it gets to the Installation of Flash when it Crashes.

Please view the Error messages in Order.

1) Failed to Install < Adobe Flash Player ActiveX Setup
2) FP_AX_MSI-INSTALLER.exe    installer error message
3) 2nd Installer Error Message
4) MSI 1603 error message

I have already reinstalled flash Player
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I have been running Quick Books -2016 Desktop for over a year. About a month ago I received this Error Message: Could not initialize properties.  Error 3371, Status Code -11118. Quick Books could not load the license data. This maybe caused by missing or damaged files.

1. I installed Quick Books on another machine with no problems.
2. Reinstalled on the "Problem" machine and received the same error.
3. Installed "New" version of Windows 10, on reformatted drive on "Problem machine" - received Error message 3371.
Not sure what to do next. Quick Books tech support guides don't offer assistance, without a hefty service charge
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A strange situation that has suddenly occurred. From what I can tell we have not changed anything to cause the issue.  Server is a Windows Server 2016 standard.  The clients are Windows 10 x64.  When pcs first boot in the morning, one of the three mapped drives has a red X in the drive mapping when viewed in file explorer.  If you double click the drive letter you can still access the contents.  However, the red X never goes away.  The only way to rectify the situation is to manually disconnect the drive.  Which from what I have seen doesn't actually remove it from the file explorer view.  However, if you then reboot, then the drive mapping appears normal.  In addition, there was once instance where suddenly in the middle of the day, the red X reappeared for one user.  This has been going on for about a week and a half.  The worst part of it is that the Quickbooks 2017 application does not seem to like the red X situation.  If the drive mapping has the red X, then Quickbooks will not let users open any of the datafiles on the server.  However, once the drive is disconnected and the pc reboots, Quickbooks works fine.  I am looking for any advice as to what could be causing this issue and how to correct it.
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I want to import an invoice into Quickbooks Online, however I have a few specifications that are not working.
1. I want to separate the time and expenses. So the time will be under the normal category and then under the reimbursable will be all the expenses.
2. We have a contract amount column, which would be set at the beginning of each customer, then should carry out to all the invoices for that customer.
3. Prior Billed which would detect the totals that have been previously invoiced.
4. Total billed column that would tally all the that has been billed for that category thus far as well as the current billed.

Attached is a sample of our invoice. Is there anyway to make this invoice as a template in QBO?
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there's a couple 'items' (really comments / information) that I put on each invoice.  I have them set as items in the items list  and choose them each time I make an invoice.  Tedious!  (things like 'don't forget - we offer this service or that service....'  It's a few lines of text.

Is there a way to have an item already in an invoice when making a new one (control N or similar).  Yeah, there's a comment box at the bottom of the default invoice templates, but the verbiage for these items I want to add is just too much - that box would be  bigger than the items area : )   and that text is on each page. I just need to have the info show 1x on the invoice.
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hi experts,

 I have quickbooks 2016 installed and when I go to Edit>preferences and click on send forms under send email using:
i only see web mail and I need outlook there because I need to send using outlook but it's somehow hidden and it doesn't let me see the other options... see screenshot
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I have a very odd situation for which I'm looking for assistance.

I have a client with a server running Server 2012 R2 Essentials.  They use WSE RemoteApp to allow remote users to access QuickBooks Enterprise 16.  This works fine for several users, except for one who just recently started having problems.  He can connect to the server and log into QuickBooks, but QB will abort moments later with an Unrecoverable Error.  The Code is 19758  66888.  I'm not finding anything online about that error.

What is particularly odd about this is that it only occurs with this one computer.  I try the same thing on another computer running the same version 1703 (and build) of Windows 10 Home, from the same location (have tried 2 different locations), using the same login and QuickBooks credentials with no problems.

I have installed a new hard drive in the laptop and reinstalled Windows 10 from scratch and the same symptom occurs.  The BIOS and drivers are up to date with no errors.

When I reinstalled Windows, I did copy user data (Documents, etc.) from the old drive.  I thought that might somehow be the issue, so I created a new user on the computer.  It shows the same error.  Both users are local admins.

The only common element with the failures is this specific computer.  The error is coming from QuickBooks.  I'm not seeing how something in this computer can cause the application error in the host computer.

I added a new Windows user on the server as well as a new QB …
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I have a 2012 Standard r2 Server that i have installed Quickbooks Enterprise Solutions 17.0. After the installation i can not get the QuickbooksDB27 Service to start. I have uninstalled reinstalled many times. QB 2014 worked fine. When i first try to start the service i get an error that the user login failed so i reset the password for the .\QBDataServiceUser27 user and then try to restart then i get Windows could not start the QuickbooksDB27 service on the Local Computer. Error 1053: The Service did not respond to the start or control request in a timely fashion.

I adjusted the Time out in the registry for a longer time and same thing. I have spoken to Intuit and that is just a waste of air. This is a single server running as a guest on a 2012 r2 Std Hyper V. It has roles of DC, AD, File, RDS,

Any one have any suggestions.
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I have several small clients that would like to purchase a file server. I had considered spinning up a couple of vm's at my office and hosting it for them, but Im not sure how I should do it. All they want is a "Company drive", they dont wish to be joined to a domain. Its primarily for files, but it could host a quickbooks db. Any suggestions?
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A customer of mine has two computers - both running windows 7 pro, service pack one and with quickbooks point of sale installed.  
yesterday, the server and the client suddenly stopped working.  The server is working fine now, but I cannot get the client to work.  When I attempt to open point of sale, it starts to open and then stops with everything grayed out.
Since everything is grayed out. I un-installed and re-installed the the program, but that didn't help.
I also set the two computers as a home group and set up a map-drive, but since everything is grayed out when POS is opened up, I can't point it to the file on the server.  Can someone help me with this issue?
I have attached a capture of what it looks like when it stops loading.
It appears that it cannot find the server, but I did a ping both ways and that checks out fine
The computer gave no issue when I set up a map-network drive-that worked fine also.
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Have lot of quickbooks files and have no issue opening but 1 file. the same file can be opened by other users. what can be the issue. this screen pops up
SnipImage.JPGwindows 10, quickbooks 2016, the files are on server 2008
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Hello, we have a client that has single user QB 2016 running on their PCs.  Their company files are stored on a Dell server.  If their company files are stored on the server, does that mean, the QB Management console and SQL database engine are running on the server too?  Thanks.
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What are the tax implications for being paid on a 1099 (All Inclusive) basis?

Does this mean that I as the employee will have to pay both my share as well as the employer's share of the social security tax?

Are there any other additional or higher taxes that have to be paid by me while being paid on a 1099 basis as opposed to a W2 basis?
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Hello all,
This one baffles me and I have no idea what to do.
Have a client that is having a problem in the item list in Quickbooks.  When she goes to search for an item(like MUGS) when she types in an M it goes to the M.  When she types in a U instead of going to MU it goes to the U's.  When she types in a G instead of going to MUG it goes to the G's .
I have removed all unnecessary columns on that view.  Didn't help.
I changed the screen size from 1920x1280 down to 1024x768 but that didn't help.
Did a re-sort of the item list (and all other lists).  That didn't help.
Did the latest QB update but that didn't help.
Did the latest Windows updates but that didn't help.
I am not sure what else to do to fix this.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks,
Kelly W.
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Code that checks the QuickBooks schema table for non-updateable fields and then disables those controls on a form so users don't try to update them.
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Hi,

We use multiple user QB in my office. All pc and QB are up to date. But the same username and password for the same company file only works for a particular pc. If we are trying to use the same password on the admin pc (the pc hosts the files), we keep getting password error.

Any ideas?  thanks
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I need to customize a report that shows which Invoices paid which Purchase Orders in QB's 2017. I can't get one to show both Invoice Number and PO Number at the same time.
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Hello everyone, pleas help me in setting up quick books server and database. What are the requirements? Currently its installed on one of standard workstation. I recently join this company and admin i IT. Please help and advise me. I have to transfer all this data to server. Please give me all requirements list so that can setup quick books database efficiently. Thanks.
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QuickBooks

QuickBooks is an accounting software package geared mainly toward small and medium-sized businesses and offers on-premises accounting applications as well as cloud based versions that accept business payments, manage and pay bills, and payroll functions. QuickBooks includes remote access capabilities, remote payroll assistance and outsourcing, electronic payment functions, online banking and reconciliation, mapping features through integration, improved e-mail functionality, import from Excel spreadsheets, employee time tracking options, pre-authorization of electronic funds and new Help functions.

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