UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State Extension is offering a new online course, Using QuickBooks to Manage Your Farm Business, for farm owners and other employees to learn basic accounting principles as well as using the QuickBooks software to manage a business.
The course covers a wide array of agricultural financial principles that can assist in setting up and maintaining financial records.
These topics include creating a Chart of Accounts; using Customer and Vendor Centers; managing assets and loans; and assembling basic reports like cash flow statements, balance sheets and income statements.
Participants will earn a certificate of completion upon passing the course.
For the month of July, this course will be offered at a 50 percent discounted rate. To learn more and register, visit the Penn State Extension Web site.
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