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  • Copyright 2007
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  • ISBN-10: 0-7897-3685-3
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-3685-7

Microsoft Office Accounting Express 2007 Starter Kit

Set up Microsoft® Office Accounting Express 2007 quickly and painlessly!

Microsoft Office Accounting Express 2007 will help you improve the way you manage your finances by reducing the time spent accounting for eBay sales and PayPal receipts, taking the worry out of payroll filing with ADP Payroll, and improving your bottom line by using Equifax credit profiles.

Microsoft® Office Accounting Express 2007 Starter Kit provides clear and easy instructions on using Microsoft Office Accounting Express 2007 for all your daily business transactions–from invoicing to check writing.


Chapter 1 A Microsoft Accounting Products Comparison

Chapter 2 Downloading and Installing

Chapter 3 Registration and Setup Wizard

Chapter 4 Importing Data

Chapter 5 Company Setup

Chapter 6 Basic Accounting Transactions

Chapter 7 Accounting Reports

Chapter 8 End of Period

Chapter 9 Advanced Features

Appendix A Troubleshooting



Author Bio

Pamela Pierce is certified through Microsoft Professional Accountants’ Network (MPAN) in Microsoft Small Business Accounting. She has been interviewed for articles on Microsoft Accounting 2007 in magazines such as Accounting Technology and Accounting Today.

She is the owner of Empowering You!, a company that has been transforming businesses through technology since 1993. She is a college instructor in PC repair  and maintenance and was one of the first Microsoft Partners and Microsoft Certified Solution Developers.


CD Info

The full version of Microsoft Office Accounting Express 2007 is included on the accompanying CD! You’re ready to start setting up and managing your accounting processes the minute you open the Starter Kit.

·         Shows how to use Microsoft Office Accounting Express 2007 with other Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook Business Contact Manager.

·         Provides clear and easy instructions on invoicing, deposits, check writing, and much more.

·         Shows how to customize forms and reports to fit your unique business.

·         Provides valuable setup tips. Set it up right, and you’ll love it! Set it up incorrectly, and you’ll have problems from the start.

·         Explains the import process from Intuit QuickBooks, Microsoft Money, and Microsoft Excel.

·         Includes a chapter on troubleshooting, plus many insider tips, notes, and cautions throughout all chapters.

·         Shows you how to use the Internet to move transactions into and out of Microsoft Office Accounting Express 2007.

Category  Business Finance

Covers  Microsoft Office Accounting Express

User Level  Beginning–Intermediate

Sample Content

Online Sample Chapter

Accounting Reports

Sample Pages

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Table of Contents


Chapter 1 A Microsoft Accounting Products Comparison

Microsoft Office Accounting Advantages

Quick Feature Comparison Table

Buy Express or Professional?

Should I Upgrade from 2006?

Chapter 2 Downloading and Installing

Minimum System Requirements

    A Writable CD or DVD Drive Is Suggested

    How to Determine Display Resolution

Basic Computer Security

    You Aren’t Done Until Microsoft Says So!

    The Microsoft Way to Protect Your Computer

Back Up Before Installing

Installing from CD


    Suggested Save Location


    SQL Server


Chapter 3 Registration and Setup Wizard


Initial Startup

    Try, Play, Learn BEFORE Committing

New Company Wizard


    Company and Preferences

Chapter 4 Importing Data

Intuit QuickBooks Import

Microsoft Money Import

Import Utility

Excel Import

Other Import Sources

Upgrading from SBA 2006

Chapter 5 Company Setup

Gather Before Setup

Basic Accounting Terms Explained


    Accounts and Transactions

Chart of Accounts

    Adding an Account

    Editing an Account

    Deleting an Account

Sales Tax Setup

    Tax Agency

    Manage Sales Tax Codes

    Manage Item Tax

    Manage Sales Tax Groups

Company Information and Preferences

    Company Information

    Company Preferences

Manage Support Lists

    Customer Group List

    Vendor Group List

    Payment Terms List

    Shipping Method List

    Shipping Terms List

    Price Level List

    Item Group List

    Credit Rating List

    Country/Region List

    Forms Layout List

    Pay Types List

Company Lists





Chapter 6 Basic Accounting Transactions

Opening Balance Overview

Opening a Company

Deleting or Changing Transactions

Daily Transactions


        New Quote

        New Invoice

        New Cash Sale

        Credit Memo

        Receive Payment

        Customer Refund


        Enter Bills

        New Cash Purchase

        New Vendor Credit Memo

        Pay Bills

        Issue Payment

        Vendor Payment

        Record Expenses


        New Time Entry

        New Timesheet

        Employee Payments


        Write Checks

        Print Checks

        Enter Payments

        Credit Card Charge

        Make Deposits

        Transfer Funds


        New Journal Entry

        New Cash-Basis Journal Entry

Chapter 7 Accounting Reports

Reports Overview

Individual Reports

    Company and Financial Reports

    Customer and Receivable Reports

    Sales Reports

    Vendor and Payable Reports

    Banking Reports

    Employee and Payroll Reports

Report Options

    Send to Mail Recipient


    Print Preview

    Export to Excel

    Refresh Report

    Filter Options

    Modify Report

    Show Chart

    Report Basis

    Date Range

    Sort Order

    Move Columns

    Resize Columns

    View Detail

Chapter 8 End of Period

End of Month, Quarter, or Year

Create Statement

Reconcile Account

Audit the Data

Pay Sales Tax

    View Sales Tax Liability

    Adjust Sales Tax Due

    Pay Sales Tax

Accountant Review

    For Accountants Only—Setting Up Office Live

    Sending Files to the Accountant

    Accountant Receives Files

    Accountant Creates Journal Entries and Returns Books

    Client Receives Files

Chapter 9 Advanced Features




    Sell Online

Forms Modification

    Modifying Entry Forms

    Modifying Printed Forms

Letter Templates

ADP Payroll

    Accountant’s ADP Payroll

Preprinted Checks and Forms

Credit Card Processing

Bank Online

    Set Up Online Banking

    Download Transactions

Office Live

Office Integration

    Advanced Programming

Appendix A Troubleshooting


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