Get a better handle on profits, losses, and expenses in your business by setting up and maintaining your books properly in the first place. The help you need is in this comprehensive guide to the latest release of QuickBooks 2006 accounting software. Whether you do your own books or just want to stay organized for a smooth hand-off to a CPA, this informative book has the expert coverage you need. Set up a QuickBook Chart of Accounts, record sales, analyze profitability-it's all here and more in a friendly format for novices and accounting professionals alike. Inside, you'll find complete coverage of QuickBooks 2006 Establish a QuickBooks business Choose the correct legal entity and avoid tax penalties Master generally accepted accounting practices Customize for your business type with Chart of Accounts Analyze your company's profitability and financial strength Use timesavers such as Quick Add, Quick Recall, and Quick Math Take inventory and write purchase orders Build budgets, handle payroll, and print checks Tailor your sales reports in several different formats Stay in compliance with the bonus appendix on Sarbanes-OxleyWelytok, Jill Gilbert is the author of 'QuickBooks 2006 Bible', published 2006 under ISBN 9780471783800 and ISBN 0471783803.