How do I create this report?
This report shows how accurately your company estimated costs and revenues
for the customer or job whose name you entered. The report compares estimated
and actual costs—and estimated and actual revenues—for each item
that you billed. That way, you can see which parts of the job you estimated
accurately and which parts you did not.
The Est. Cost and Act. Cost columns compare the estimated cost to the actual
cost for each item billed. If you use QuickBooks payroll, the costs include
salary and wages assigned to the job. If you also set up QuickBooks to include
payroll expenses prorated by job, the report includes those expenses as
The Est. Revenue and Act. Revenue columns compare estimated revenue to
actual revenue from each item billed.
The ($) Diff columns show the difference between the estimated and actual
amounts. A negative amount in this column means that the estimate was too high;
a positive amount means that the estimate was too low.
To see a list of the transactions that make up an amount, double-click the
The report covers all dates from your QuickBooks records. You can
restrict the period covered by choosing a different date range from the Dates
What do the different
date ranges mean?
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