Course Title:

Chart of Accounts Based on NAHB Model

Course Information

NAHB Chart of Accounts

$70.00

A few of the lessons are available for free.  No registration required.

The Structure of the Chart of Accounts

Video – Why Use the Chart of Accounts?

An introduction to the National Association of Home Builders recommended Chart of Accounts. As a builder, you will be interested in this chart of accounts as it will provide the basis for bench-marking your company performance against other builders across the nation.

Video – The Structure of the Chart of Accounts

A deep dive into how the National Association of Home Builders has structured the industry Chart of Accounts.

Your Quickbooks Desktop Downloads

Download the Chart of Accounts

For Quickbooks Desktop versions and any other platform which will allow .csv or Excel-based import.

Download Cost Codes (List Items in QB)

I recommend creating Cost Codes which correspond to your Estimate line items so you can track the accuracy of your estimates. This download has lists from 60 items to 360+ items for your use.

How to Install the Chart of Accounts in QB Desktop

Video – The Import Process for the Chart of Accounts

Here are the steps you will take to import the NAHB Chart of Accounts into your Quickbooks program. Other accounting systems should work about the same.

Video – Customizing the Chart of Accounts

Some tips to customize the Chart of Accounts from the National Association of Home Builders.

Video – Re-Assigning Account Numbers in the Chart of Accounts

Quickbooks has default accounts for which the numbers must be changed to match the NAHB Chart of Accounts. This video demonstrates how to accomplish this task.

PowerPoint – Using Cost Codes in Quickbooks Desktop

This instructional covers why to use cost codes for job costing, how to import a cost codes list, how to use cost codes in transactions, creating a cost codes report, analyzing the cost codes report, and using cost codes with the Quickbooks Estimate feature.

Your Quickbooks Online Downloads

Download the Chart of Accounts for Quickbooks Online < 250 items

For Quickbooks Online “Simple Start”, “Essentials”, and “Plus”.

Download the Chart of Accounts for Quickbooks Online

For Quickbooks Online “Advanced”

Download Cost Codes (“Products and Services” in QBO)

I recommend creating Cost Codes which correspond to your Estimate line items so you can track the accuracy of your estimates. This download has lists from 60 items to 360+ items for your use.

How to Install the Chart of Accounts in QB Online

Video – Install the Chart of Accounts in QB Online
PowerPoint – Using Cost Codes in Quickbooks Online (QBO)

The same instructional as for Quickbooks Desktop… but for our Online users.