Category: Close the books

  • How to close down a prior period with a password

    To close the books from the home page screen: Click the Gear icon > Company Settings. Select Advanced > Accounting > Close the books. Enter a Closing date. Transactions dated on or before the closing date can’t be changed without warning. Choose how you want to allow changes: Choose Allow changes after viewing a warning to display a warning message […]

  • Closing the books feature in new QuickBooks Online

     In new QuickBooks Online, they have feature called Closing the Books. The main purpose of officially closing the books is to protect transactions in previous periods from being changed. This is done by setting up and requiring a password to edit transactions past a particular date. Both Master and Company Administrators can set the closing date and password: […]

  • How do I “Close the books” for a given month so no further transactions can be posted in new QuickBooks Online?

    From the Home page screen Click the Company gear in the upper right of your Home screen Choose Company Settings from the dropdown Click Advanced on the left Click in the Accounting section (it’s at the top of the page) Check the box for Close the books Enter a Closing date They offer 2 selections […]