Tips to Structure a New Budget in QuickBooks

All business owners are keen to know where their money is spent. Implementation of QuickBooks software makes the task of creating and tracking a financial budget for your business simple and easy. You need to follow a few steps and in no time you can print useful reports that track actual financial performance and also compare it to your original budget. That is a great benefit to your business.Creating budget in QuickBooks Pro is very simple and easy. Consider the below points that helps to create new budget according to your requirements.

Points to be Followed While Creating a New Budget

Setting up or Creating a Budget in QuickBooks

Setting up or Creating a Budget in QuickBooks

1. Plan and Set Up Budgets Command

QuickBooks displays the Set Up Budgets window if you have previously set up a budget. It won’t display Create New Budget dialog box. When the QuickBooks Set Up Budgets window is displayed, you need to click on Create New Budget button – Create New Budget dialog box will be displayed thereafter. The Create New Budget dialog box helps you to create a new budget.
2. Choose the Fiscal-year period

The fiscal budgeting year needs to be analyzed. You just need to enter the fiscal year in the provided text box.
3. Select Either to Create Profit & Loss or Balance Sheet Budget

You need to use different approach for profit and loss budgets and balance sheet budgets.
If you want to create a profit and loss budget you need to select the Profit and Loss radio button, click Next, and proceed to Step 4. For profit and loss budgets, you need to budget the amount of revenue or expense expected for the account for the month.
If you want to create a balance sheet budget, select the Balance Sheet radio button, click Finish, and skip to Step 5. For balance sheet budgets, you need to budget the ending account balance — that’s the ending account balance expected for the asset, liability, or owner’s equity account at the end of the month.

4. Specify Addition Profit & Loss Criteria in the Profit & Loss Criteria Dialog Box
When you choose to create a profit and loss budget in Step 3, select the Customer: Job radio button to extend your budget to include Job details. You can select the Class radio button to include classes in your budget if you want or simply select the No Additional Criteria radio button.

5. Create New Dialog Box – Weather from Scratch or Previous Data
If you want to create a budget from scratch and start new, select the Create Budget from Scratch radio button. To create a budget based on your actual data from last year, select the Create Budget from previous year’s Actual Data radio button.
6. You’re Done
Click Finish and you are done successfully. QuickBooks displays the Set Up Budgets window. If customer encounter any error code while following steps contact QuickBooks Support Number urgent basis to fix instantly .

QuickBooks Pro Budget Set Up

Steps to create Budget in QuickBooks Pro

1. Select the Company -> Planning and Budgeting -> Set up Budgets command
The Budget command will open the Create New Budget dialog box, which you use to create a new budget.
2. Choose the fiscal-year period
Label the fiscal year for, which budget is being prepared. Enter the fiscal year in the provided text box.
3. Select from option: to create a profit and loss or balance sheet budget.
To creating a profit and loss budget
Select the Profit and Loss radio button
Click next, and move ahead.
To create a balance sheet budget,
Select the Balance Sheet radio button
Click Finish, and move to next step.
Ensure that you follow different approach for profit and loss budgets and balance sheet budgets. For profit and loss budgets, you budget the amount of revenue or expense expected for the account for the month. For balance sheet budgets, you budget the ending account balance that’s the ending account balance expected for the asset, liability, or owner’s equity account at month’s end.
4. In the Additional Profit and Loss Criteria dialog box, specify additional profit and loss budget criteria, and click next.
If you prefer to create a profit and loss budget in the above step:
Select the Customer: Job radio button to further extend your budget to include Job details
Select the Class radio button to include classes in your budget; or
Select the No Additional Criteria radio button.
5. In the Create New Budget dialog box, select whether to create the budget from scratch or previous data.
If you intend to create a budget from scratch and start with a clean slate: select the Create Budget from Scratch radio button.
And to create a budget based on your actual data from last year: select the Create Budget from Previous Year’s Actual Data radio button.
6. Click Finish once the process is complete.
QuickBooks application displays the Set Up Budgets window.

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