The End of Time Sheet Data Entry Madness

There’s no way around it: Job-Costing your labor in QuickBooks equals time tracking by job and task (item).  I don’t know about you, but I dread entering those weekly time sheets into QuickBooks!  It takes forever, and no matter how well I have the time sheets laid out, it’s just a pain. Plus, I am…

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Job Costing and QuickBooks Online

Job Costing and QuickBooks Online At this time, QuickBooks Online does not support job-costing.  What I mean by that is that there are no item based job-costing reports like Estimates vs. Actuals, no progress invoicing capabilities (although this is coming soon), and no ability to job-cost payroll without complicated Journal Entries. There are a couple…

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How to Do Journal Entries When Job Costing in QuickBooks for Contractors

You may have discovered that Journal Entries in QuickBooks don’t work for recording job related costs because you don’t have access to the Item list from the Journal Entry form.  If you record a job-related transaction in QuickBooks with the Journal Entry form, you’ll see a line item on your job-cost reports that say “no…

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QuickBooks Engineering Firm Project Status Workaround

When working with Engineering firms, I’ve learned that oftentimes, they are more interested in reports that show the accrued time to date at the billing rate, rather than at actual labor cost. Unfortunately, although QuickBooks provides fantastic job-cost reports for Contractors, there is a limitation in QuickBooks in regard to project time or estimate vs.…

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Free QuickBooks For Contractors Recorded Webinar

In this hour-long recorded Webinar, I walk you through the key elements of Job-Costing in QuickBooks for Contractors. It’s long and the sound quality isn’t the best, but it’s packed full of incredible information about Setting up your QuickBooks for job-costing, Estimating, Invoicing and more! Love to learn more about Job Costing in QuickBooks for…

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