How to Identify Data Entry Errors or Fraud

It is important to assign a unique Invoice number to each Invoice you send to your customers. This unique number is a control device much like a Check number that allows you to research the client’s invoice and also helps you to assign the payment from the customer to the correct account and invoice.

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Editor’s Note: This is the sixth in a series of 10 tips on improving your productivity in QuickBooks. A new tip will be posted each Wednesday on Intuit® Accountants News Central under “Ways to Be More Productive.”

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