Managing cash flow made easy
The Cash Flow Planner lets you manage your business finances, forecast your cash flow, and get actionable insights, in one place.
It’s an uncertain time for business, but the new cash flow planner can give you insight into your cash flow for the next 90 days. View an overview of your cash flow, and gaze into the future for your business by playing with future expense and income scenarios — without messing up your actual books.
Sync your bank to gain insight into your cash flow. Discover ways to improve it, like chasing overdue invoices, and reviewing whether you really need those recurring expenses.
See how your cash flow might look in the next 90 days, by playing with potential purchases, investments and income scenarios — without messing up your actual books.
Stay prepared by forecasting money-in and money-out transactions over 30 and 90 days. Your data imports and syncs automatically for up-to-the-minute cash flow analysis, without multiple spreadsheets.
The Cash Flow Planner is an interactive tool that forecasts cash flow, the money going in and out for your business over the next 90 days. It looks at your financial history to forecast future money in and money out events. You can also add and adjust future events to see how certain changes affect your cash flow without impacting your books.
You also have a Cash Flow Overview to get a picture of your cash flow position and take actions to improve it including:
To view the Cash Flow Planner and Cash Flow Overview go to the Cash Flow left menu item on your dashboard:
The Cash Flow Planner chart uses historical data from your bank accounts connected to QuickBooks Online to forecast future recurring income and expenses. This includes categorised and uncategorised transactions. You can also manually include data to forecast cash flow by adding events that may occur in the future.
The Cash Flow Planner chart does not include:
You can manually add events for potential income and expenses. For example, if you have a big sale coming up, add it as an event so it’s part of the forecast.
Important: Events aren’t actual transactions and won’t affect your finances in QuickBooks.
To edit or delete an event: