This guide makes it easier for you to get productive with Microsoft Office Accounting 2008. It is a quick guide to finding the features and tools that you need when you start to use the program.
The guide is designed to help you learn about the tasks on the Quick Start page that opens when you start Office Accounting 2008.
The Office Accounting 2008 Quick Start Guide provides information to help you set up and use Accounting 2008 for the first time and get right to work on your most important tasks.
In this guide, you will find quick help for the following tasks:
Gathering business information
Find out what business information you should have ready when you set up your company in Accounting 2008.
Adding customers, employees, vendors, and items
Learn how to enter or import your company's customers, employees, vendors, products, and services into Accounting 2008 so that you can create invoices, sales orders, purchase orders, and more. You will also learn how to set up your company's start date and opening balances.
Setting company preferences
Find out how to set options for your company, customers, vendors, employees, online sales, and even sales taxes.
Starting to use Office Accounting 2008
Learn how to start using Accounting 2008. You can find out how to sell to customers, how to manage contacts in Microsoft Office Outlook, how to pay vendors, how to pay employees, and how to manage finances.
Customizing Office Accounting 2008
Learn how to customize invoices, letters, forms, and reports.
Note: For detailed information about working with Accounting 2008, see the product Help.