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QuickBooks Desktop Job Costing: Estimates with Markup, Mileage, Inventory Costs, and Reports


In this video we show to you how estimates with markup, mileage, inventory costs and reports works in QuickBooks Desktop job costing


Table of contents:

  • 00:00:00 – Intro (Job costing reports, topics)
  • 00:00:30 – Basic allocation of expenses to jobs (customers) (write checks) (customer job) (example)
  • 00:01:48 – Customers (create estimates) (find estimates)
  • 00:02:47 – Edit item (this service is used in assemblies or is performed by a subcontractor or partner)
  • 00:03:34 – Allocating mileage (company, enter vehicle mileage) (vehicle list) (create new vehicle) (item list) (create new item) (subaccount) (add new account) (enter vehicle mileage) (mileage reports) (examples)
  • 00:10:04 – Create invoice (choose billable time and costs) (example)
  • 00:11:03 – How to charge the job for the usage (use check) (write checks, new vendor) (example)
  • 00:12:53 – Reports (job costing/jobs, time & mileage, job profitability detail) (filter report by job)
  • 00:14:19 – Write checks (tracking profitability)
  • 00:15:16 – Create invoices (available estimates) (create progress invoice based on estimate) (specify invoice amounts for items on estimate) (creates a progress invoice)
  • 00:17:59 – Reports (jobs, time & mileage, job estimates vs. actual detail) (estimate)
  • 00:20:28 – Modify report: job estimates vs. actuals detail for Campbell, Heather: Garage Rebuild (example)
  • 00:21:17 – Reports (jobs, time & mileage, job WIP summary) (customize report) (modify report: job work in progress (WIP) summary)
  • 00:20:30 – Alternative for not allocating materials to specific job (write checks) (track inventory) (create new item) (example)
  • 00:25:38 – Customers (enter sales receipts) (default title: inventory usage for job) (preview)
  • 00:27:51 – Create new item (item list) (create item group) (estimate) (print preview) (example)
  • 00:30:01 – Additional resources
Hector Garcia

Hector Garcia

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