Forecasts in QBO Advanced
E22

Forecasts in QBO Advanced

In this episode of the Unofficial QuickBooks Accountants Podcast, Hector and Alicia discuss and demonstrate the new forecasting feature in QuickBooks Online Advanced. They walk through creating forecasts, converting them to budgets, and provide feedback on current limitations as well as suggestions for enhancements to make forecasting more useful.


  • (00:00) - Welcome To The Unofficial QuickBooks Accountants Podcast Episode 22
  • (02:23) - Overview of new QuickBooks Online Advanced forecasting feature
  • (05:05) - Details on how forecasts work compared to budgets in QuickBooks
  • (09:21) - Discussion on choosing timeframes to base forecasts on
  • (12:47) - Explanation of workflow to create a forecast
  • (18:32) - Lack of reporting and issues with forecast feature
  • (21:10) - Rating usefulness of forecasting without reporting
  • (24:54) - Suggestions for improving multi-year forecast reporting
  • (27:20) - Additional desired features and wrap-up

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Creators and Guests

Alicia Katz Pollock, MAT
Host
Alicia Katz Pollock, MAT
Alicia Katz Pollock, MAT is the CEO at Royalwise Solutions, Inc.. As a Top 50 Women in Accounting, Top 10 ProAdvisor, and member of the Intuit Trainer/Writer Network, Alicia is a popular speaker at QuickBooks Connect and Scaling New Heights. She has a Master of Arts in Teaching, with several QuickBooks books on Amazon. Her Royalwise OWLS (On-Demand Web-based Learning Solutions) at learn.royalwise.com is a NASBA CPE-approved QBO and Apple training portal for accounting firms, bookkeepers, and business owners.
Hector Garcia, CPA
Host
Hector Garcia, CPA
Hector Garcia,CPA is the Principal Accountant Quick Bookkeeping & Accounting LLC, a globally-serving Technology-Accounting firm based in Miami, FL (USA), specializing in QuickBooks Consulting, but also providing traditional accounting services such as: Bookkeeping, Payroll Processing, Tax Return Preparation, and General Business Advisory. He has over 10 years of experience working with small business finance and accounting, along with 3 Post-graduate degrees from Florida International University (FIU) in Accounting, Finance and Taxation.