I need help correcting the date on my quickbooks.

For some reason when I go to enter something it never shows the actual date, it will show an early date.  This becomes even more frustrating when I'm writing checks, unless I correct it myself it will appear as if i wrote it a week before.


Hi there, rodil.lemus,

I can help you correct the date on your QuickBooks when you create a transaction.

Let’s first ensure that your QuickBooks system date is correct. Then you can set the Use current date as default.

You’ll need to set your Mac date and time to set your QuickBooks system date.

Here’s how:

  1. From the Apple menu, open System Preferences.
  2. Click the View menu and click Date & Time.
  3. Click Time Zone, then set the time zone automatically or manually.
  4. Click Save button.

You can then go to Preferences to set Use current date as default.

That should do it! Let me know if you have other concern about setting up correct date in your QuickBooks.

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