QuickBooks: How To Create a Profit & Loss report to Compare Year-to-Year

1. This screen shot shows where to find the P&L report. Under the Reports dropdown menu, select Companies & Financial. Profit & Loss Standard is the first choice.


2. Generate the report and then click the Customize Report button at the upper left of the report, as shown here.


3. In the Display tab of the Modify Report box, pull down the Dates menu and select This Fiscal Year-to-date. Below that, in the section headed “Add subcolumns for,” check the boxes for Previous Year and % Change, as shown in the image above.


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