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Old 05-11-2017, 12:39 PM
thaynes thaynes is offline
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Hi There!

Hi There,
My name is Tammy and I'm new to Quick-books Pro 2017. We have a three restaurants and I'm trying to get set up correctly. I'm having a hard time as restaurants seem to be handled different from other business with a customer base. I look forward to any advice that anyone may have!
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Old 05-11-2017, 01:40 PM
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Interested myself to hear how somebody in a similar situation would answer back. Imagine half the battle concerns cash register transaction recording and reconciliation. Hopefully someone uses an interface between the two systems.

One can visualize those cash registers covering food, beverage, tax, tips. The first two would code to revenue categories, while the other two become a liability.

QuickBooks could capably handle the backroom accounting: recording expenses into A/P and payroll, capturing results for a particular period, etc. The more granular you can get with revenues and corresponding costs, the better you can analyze and target financial results. For example, it will help you determine the profitability of meals and beverages.

Unless you're a decent accountant, you might want to bring in a site expert, especially since it sounds like it involves setup or installation. Some real experts frequent this site with great ideas and solutions, but they might say the same thing for a complicated implementation.

Good luck, Tammy!
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Old 05-12-2017, 09:32 AM
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Welcome, Tammy! I hope you find some answers here in the forum. There are lots of helpful members!
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