Which QuickBooks software is right for you?
QuickBooks is an accounting software developed by Intuit and is used by more than 4 million customers around the world. QuickBooks comes in desktop versions or online versions. QuickBooks Pro is for small businesses that have general accounting needs. QuickBooks Premier is for businesses who have more industry-specific needs and may have more advanced inventory tracking requirements. QuickBooks Enterprise is the most robust and feature-rich version, with more user permissions and more simultaneous user access, advanced inventory and advanced pricing capabilities and access to more reports. QuickBooks Online is for any business who wants the freedom of tracking their accounting from anywhere.
QuickBooks 2017 provides standard accounting and business tools for organizing your finances with ease. Start fast and get help when you need it with built-in tutorials, onscreen help, and free unlimited QuickBooks self-help support. As always, your satisfaction is guaranteed or your money back!
#1 Accounting Software
With more than three million users, QuickBooks is the most widely used small-business accounting software. It’s recommended by accountants over any other product. A 16-year history of continuous improvement assures you of the simplest, most flexible software for your business. QuickBooks is the financial-management solution recommended by more accountants than any other, and Intuit guarantees your satisfaction or your money back.
Manage the finances of your entire business
Accounting tasks, payroll¹, and routine paperwork are made easier with the new home page that lets you manage your entire business on a single screen. Boost efficiency with direct access to key tasks and information, Time Tracker¹ lets you track hours from anywhere, using a timesheet on the Web; download an entire set of timesheets from QuickBooks in one easy step. Improved Payroll¹ Center, which now has a review, confirm and submit process that provides full confirmation of payroll scheduling. Shipping Manager, at no extra charge, converts sales receipts or invoices into pre-filled FedEx or UPS shipping labels and forms, complete with tracking numbers and bar codes. Track business loans and fixed assets such as computers and other equipment, right along with your other financial data. QuickBooks automatically reminds users to include related expenses like vehicle expenses and job-related mileage. Import customers, vendors, items from Excel, or enter them on-the-fly as you pay bills and record sales. Help is available from QuickBooks Support, on-screen help, and active forums at Intuit’s website where other businesses like yours share advice, make it easy to ask questions, and one-on-one support & training is available here from our Certified QuickBooks Advisors 800-216-0763.
Pay bills, print checks, track expenses, manage payroll¹, create customized estimates, invoices, purchase orders, and reports. Advanced tools help you customize forms with your company logo and additional information, such as terms or the types of credit cards you accept. You can even add text comments like notes, terms, conditions, transaction details and total customer balances.
Monitor time and job costs: Track expenses automatically as you pay bills. Create estimates and invoices in seconds. QuickBooks Pro comes with pre-designed reports to help you make better business decisions. Get the totals you need for tax forms instantly, see profit and loss, view inventory on hand, and more.
Integrate with Office
Merge QuickBooks data with Microsoft Word: QuickBooks comes with a variety of customer and vendor letters that you can create using Microsoft Word that merge information from QuickBooks, such as customer name, address, and current balance. Share data easily with Excel, Word, and Outlook; easily convert Peachtree data to QuickBooks.
Differences between QuickBooks Premier, QuickBooks Pro, and QuickBooks Online
Features found in QuickBooks Premier & QuickBooks Pro
|All QuickBooks Premier &|
|QuickBooks Pro||QuickBooks Online|
|Estimates, Invoicing, track receivables, write checks, sales tax, financial reports|
|Payroll management (additional subscription fees apply)||x||x||x|
|Accounts payable, purchase orders, inventory tracking, robust reporting, Download banking and credit card transactions, password protect closing date, Import from Quicken, Class/Departmental tracking, customize forms, Undo reconciliations, print packing lists, and labels, add users, track mileage, track loans/interest, track employee time.¹QuickBooks tax tables/PR Forms are sold purchased separately.||x||x||x|
|E-mail sales orders from within QuickBooks||x|
|Balance Sheet by Class||x|
|Tracks sales orders, inventory components, and finished goods or “assemblies” (bill of material). Create PO’s from Sales orders – great for drop ship orders.|
Create invoices from Sales orders
|Create forecasts and business plans and budgets in QuickBooks||x|
|Customize pricing – up to 100 different price levels (discounted or premium added as % to base price||x||x|
|Customize prices – up to 100 different prices levels per item by percent. Now you can assign a custom price for each item per customer. Use for a customer name or to a customer group||x|
|Assign customized billing rates per service by Employee/Vendor||x|
|Auto reverse journal entries and you can set QuickBooks to automatically repeat the text|
in the Memo field of the first line of the entry in each subsequent line, set JEs number automatically
|Remote access to your QuickBooks from any computer with hi-speed access.||x|
|Export report templates (useful when setting up sister companies or for accountants creating report templates for clients)||x|
|Print shipping labels from invoices, improved print for packing slips||x||x|
|Email invoices, statements, estimates,|
POs, sales receipts, credit memos, reports
** Email in QuickBooks Pro requires Outlook set-up on your computer
|Job costing, time tracking by job||x||x|
|Flexible customer statements||x||x|
|Simultaneous multi-user QuickBooks option available (additional cost may apply)||x||x||x|
|Integrates with Microsoft products including Excel and Word plus capable of integration with 3rd party add-on software for greater efficiency||x||x||x|
|Calculate and track loans with loan manager||x||x|
|Export memorized report templates (a feature you would want if you are working with several company data files and would like to copy a memorized report from one data file to another). Although Pro does not export memorize report templates, you will be able to|
import memorized reports created by your accountant.
|Vehicle mileage tracker||x||x|
|Export to Excel, creates letters and envelopes in word using QuickBooks data||x||x|
|Industry-specific versions with special features added – see below||x|
|Reprint any prior period bank reconciliation||x||x|
|Batch Invoicing for Time and Expense- Invoice time and expenses from a single list without||x|
|Unit of Measure- track purchases in one measurable unit while selling in another unit of measure||x|
|Closing date exception report||x|
|Sort QuickBooks Receive payment screen by name, invoice number, balance due for easy payment application. (Enterprise Only)||x|
All desktop QuickBooks software comes with a 60-Day Money-Back Guarantee. Try QuickBooks 2017 software for 60 days, if you are not satisfied, return it with a dated receipt for a full refund of purchase price.