Introduction to QuickBooks for Farmers

QuickBooks for Farmers Training Series

cover of the book, QuickBooks 2014: the missing manualQuickBooks Pro software from Intuit is widely used by farmers and small business employees of all types. In this two evening class, we will be reviewing how farmers typically set up and use QuickBooks Pro for keeping track of farm financial transactions. The Tuesday night session will cover file set up, chart of accounts, data entry and reconciling a sample monthly bank statement. The Thursday night session will review a sample farm with a completed year of data entry. This second session is intended to show students a range of year-end reports, analysis and forms that can be completed using QuickBooks Pro software.

Our textbook for this class is QuickBooks 2014: the missing manual. It is a free Intuit manual that can be downloaded for personal use as desired.

Tuesday Night – Session 1 Agenda Textbook Chapter
Overview of QuickBooks and Setting up the Farm file Chapter 1 & 2
Customizing Generic Ag Chart of Accounts for Alabama farmers Chapters 3 & 4
Review of typical farmer entries Class Notes
Class exercise in entering sample checks and deposits Class Notes & Chapter 9
Class exercise in reconciling the monthly bank statement Class Notes & Chapter 14
Review of monthly financial tasks and time required Chapter 23
Thursday Night - Session 2 Agenda Textbook Chapter
Review of month-by month sample data entry Class Notes
Review of financial year-end tasks for sample farm family Class Notes
Overview of 1099-MISC forms for vendors Chapter 17
Review of farm year-end financial reports Chapter 23
Review of farm income tax reports for tax preparer Class Notes
Review of Panopto recorded Class materials Class Notes
Class Evaluation

Locations, Dates, and Registration

QuickBooks for Farmers - Tuesday and Thursday nights from 6-8 PM: The registration fee is $25.

TO REGISTER: (1) online and pay via credit card, click the Register link for your preferred workshop below; or (2) call (334) 844-5100 to register by phone.

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Instructor: Robert Page