My favorite accounting program is QuickBooks Online Simple Start. However, when you first begin using QuickBooks, you will find that the default chart of accounts may not meet your needs as a blogger. So before you get going with your bookkeeping, it's important to take a few minutes in QuickBooks to customize your chart of accounts . This is an important step, and it's so easy to do! I'll even send you a FREE chart of accounts file that you can upload into QuickBooks and so you can have your custom chart of accounts up and running in an instant!
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The chart of accounts influences how your financial statements look. The accounts in the chart of accounts are the same accounts you will use when you categorize transactions in the bank feed. Your categorization of transactions is what then produces your Profit & Loss Statement. To make your Profit & Loss more relevant and easy to read, you need to take the time to set up our chart of accounts when you first sign up for QuickBooks. The video below will walk you through exactly what to do.
To make this process easier for you, I've created a FREE .csv file that you can download to help you customize your chart of accounts for your blog. Just click the button below and enter your name and email address, and the form will be sent to you.
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