How do I change the first day of the week on my time sheet

You can change the first day of your work week in your Company Preference Settings.

  1. Choose the Gear icon at the upper right corner
  2. Your Company
  3. Account and Settings
  4. Click Advanced
  5. In the Time Tracking section, click on the Edit icon. This will show the First day of work week field
  6. From the drop-down menu, choose the appropriate First day of work week
  7. Click Save.

Your time sheets will now begin on the appropriate day.
Note: If you work week starts on a weekend make sure to mark the checkbox. Show weekends at the middle gear icon at the far right.


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Combine Billable Time on Invoice

Combine Billable Time on Invoice

  1. All you need to do is enter single time activities or weekly timesheets.
  2. Open an Invoice form from Create plus tab and select a Customer to invoice with billable time.
  3. Right side drawer will open for add to Invoice, and choose “Group Time by Service” tab.
  4. Then it will combine all billable hours and create one line for each Service item.





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Is there a way to generate a timesheet / report that I can send to my customer?

You run “TIME ACTIVITIES BY CUSTOMER DETAIL” report for what you need for your customer. There is no way to print Weekly Timesheet in new QuickBooks.

To print (or email) TIME ACTIVITIES BY CUSTOMER DETAIL report

  • From the home page screen
  • Go the blue navigation bar on the left
  • Select Reports
  • Go to report (magnifying glass) and type Time Activities
  • Select TIME ACTIVITIES BY CUSTOMER DETAIL from the drop-down list
  • Run report and click customize if you need to remove or add columns.

That report should provide all the information related to the customer/job from Timesheet.


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How could I copy last week’s time sheet into this week and then edit it if need be? It was available before the update.

“Copy last timesheet” is back for Weekly Timesheet.

From the home page screen

  • Select Create (+) sign
  • Select “Weekly Timesheet” under Employees
  • Copy last timesheet is located at the bottom middle
  • See attached screenshot photo for reference

Note: Click “More” link if you need to expand Create (+) sign

Employees Weekly Timesheet
Employees Weekly Timesheet
copy last timesheet
copy last timesheet

How to turn on time tracking in new QuickBooks Online?

Setup Time Tracking
Setup Time Tracking

From the Home page screen

  • Click Company “Gear” (located at upper right hand corner)
  • Select “Company Settings” under Settings header
  • Select “Time Tracking” under Advanced header
  • Save

Where do i go to enter time?  

Enter Time Tracking
Enter Time Tracking

From home page screen,

  • click “+” sign (top middle)
  • Select “Single Time Activity” under Employees header
  • Or Select “Weekly Timesheet under Employees header