Project time tracking and management keeps work on budget

Track project hours easily, and manage your team on any device to make sure the work is profitable.**

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Project tracking with QuickBooks Time means everyone wins

Know how much time employees spend on different tasks for different projects. Use project data to predict, plan, and execute on future projects. Win over future clients with accurate estimates, and enable employees to do their best work and complete projects on time, every time. Budget and track time for entire projects, or break it down to specific tasks to manage the scope of work. Accessible online and on Androids and iPhones, QuickBooks Time Projects keeps teams in the know.**

Manage and track time against projects or tasks

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Estimated and actual hours

Compare budgeted hours to actual hours worked in an easy-to-view chart during and after you complete projects.**

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Track against projects

Managers in need of the big picture can track progress to plan with a deadline for the entire project.**

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Track against tasks

Track hours worked on tasks for employees working different jobs on the same project.

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Project activity feed

Keep everyone on the same page with the in-app feed. Team members can add notes to the feed for better alignment.**

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Timesheet signatures

Have employees add digital signatures to their timesheets. Our mobile app adds proof of work completed.**

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Real-time reports

The time data can be drilled down to jobs, tasks, or employees. Run reports in QuickBooks Time or export data to other reporting programs.

How to track projects with QuickBooks Time

Start using the Projects feature in a few quick steps. Save time and money, and empower your team leads and managers to help teams stay on course with the tasks at hand. Remember, a good project time tracking and management tool improves everything from communication and accuracy to progress and completion.

  1. Sign up for a free 30-day QuickBooks Time trial—no credit card required.* 
  2. Invite your employees to use QuickBooks Time.
  3. Create jobs or sync with QuickBooks to import your customers. 
  4. Create a new project. Don’t forget to add start and end dates.
  5. Add a customer or job to your new project. 
  6. Create tasks and include the hours needed to complete the project.
  7. Assign employees to your new tasks.
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Get QuickBooks Time for projects with strict time tracking requirements

Businesses with government contracts must meet strict time tracking standards, whether employees are hourly or salaried. All timesheets must have clear audit trails, and no detail is insignificant. Timesheet audit trails include new time entries, timesheet corrections, and timesheet approvals. From remote workers to freelancers, engineers to contractors, for small businesses and enterprises, QuickBooks Time Projects can help.

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QuickBooks Time keeps bad estimates from hurting your business

Small business owners say labor is the most expensive project cost and the hardest to estimate. Inaccurate estimates can hurt profits or possibly put you out of business.

Learn more about why project time tracking is a must to ensure profitability.

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FAQs about QuickBooks Time Projects

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