QuickBooks Accountant Edition
With the built in tools and features of QuickBooks Accountant, you can manage clients more efficiently and grow your practice more effectively.
Easily attach and import Journal Entries to ready-made emails that you and your clients can collaborate on.
Reassign Checks Easily
Quickly find and fix checks that are written from the wrong account and reassign them back into the right bank account.
Improve productivity by entering 100+ bills and invoices and import over 1000 transactions from Excel all from one screen
Easily spot client inventory discrepancies in an instant and adjust inventory items with a few simple clicks.
Sales Tax Issues
Instantly see when clients use regular checks instead of Sales Tax Checks and easily convert them.
Now you can write-off multiple invoices in just seconds and automatically handle sales tax with a memo.
Check transactions you want to reclassify from a list and simply select the new account to make the updates.
New and improved features to help boost efficiency.
Includes Full Copies of QuickBooks Pro, Premier and Premier Industry Edition.
- Open and work in your clients’ files without changing the original file format
- Answer questions with confidence by seeing the same screens as your clients
- Save money using one master copy of QuickBooks for all your client needs
Work In Two Company Files At The Same Time
- Quickly and easily enter inter-company transactions
- No need to close one QuickBooks file in order to open a second QuickBooks file
Quickly Merge Multiple Vendors
- A single, consolidated view makes vendor management easy
- Search and sort to identify duplicate vendors, designate the master vendor, and merge up to four records at a time.
Delete Or Void Transactions In Bulk
- Filter transactions to find the right ones to delete or void.
- See which transactions are linked to others before deleting them.
- Safeguard your data with integrated backup.
Save Time With Easier, Faster Searches
- Search between a range of values to find a transaction, instead of having to remember the exact amount.
- Locate accounts, items and clients faster by typing in a partial name and having QuickBooks fill in the rest
Get Paid Fast With QuickBooks Integrated Payments
- Accept all credit cards as well as ACH payments (electronic checks)
- Process transactions in QuickBooks, on the web and with any mobile device
- Includes recurring billing and the ability to “click and pay” from emailed invoices
- All transactions are automatically reconciled in your QuickBooks software
More Time Saving Features
Use the Accountants Toolbox directly from your client's QuickBooks Pro or Premier software to write off multiple invoices, batch enter and reclassify transactions and fix incorrectly recorded sales tax payments.
Send A Portable Company File
Clients can easily send you a portable company file directly from QuickBooks — no need for you to teach and troubleshoot.
Insights On Home Page
Home page access to crucial client data like profit and loss, and income and expenses, without having to run reports.
Save time by working in two company files at the same time. Easily answer client questions about their file, without having to close your own file.
Work on your client's file, while they work on it too. Your client works in the current period, while you adjust a prior – adjustments are merged quickly and easily.
The QuickBooks lineup at a glance
Whether you're just starting out or your business is growing, there's a QuickBooks that fits your needs. Learn how different versions compare with this easy-to-use QuickBooks comparison chart.
|Online Essentials||Online Plus||Advanced||QuickBooks Pro||QuickBooks Premier||QuickBooks Enterprise|
Save time tracking all your financial transactions
|Maximum number of simultaneous users.||Up to 3||Up to 5||Up to 25||Up to 3||Up to 5||Available in 1-10 or 30 users|
|Track sales, sales taxes, and customer payments.||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Accept credit card payments right in QuickBooks.||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Preferred Rates|
|Access to product experts, unlimited technical support, and upgrades.||Yes||Yes||Yes||No||No||US-based Experts|
|Online backup and QuickBooks data protection||Yes||Yes||Yes||No||No||Yes|
|Anywhere, anytime access.||Yes||Yes||Yes||No||No||Hosting Available|
|Set individual user permissions to control access to sensitive information.||No||No||Yes||Limited||Limited||115 different activities|
|Create customized financial reports with Intuit Statement Writer.||No||No||Yes||No||No||Yes|
|Track fixed assets such as computers and other office equipment with Fixed Asset Manager.||No||No||No||No||No||Yes|
|Expanded list limits allow you to track 100,000+ customers, vendors, inventory items, and employees.||No||No||No||No||No||Yes|
|Work in two company files at the same time.||No||No||No||No||No||Yes/td>|
|Leverage 14 predefined user roles to help you set up new users quickly.||No||No||No||No||No||Yes|
|Complete more activities in multi-user mode.||No||No||No||No||No||Yes|
Get the insights to make better decisions
|One-click financial, sales & tax reports.||40+||65+||Comprehensive||100||150+ Industry||150+ Industry|
|Import data from Excel, Quicken, Microsoft Office Accounting & prior QuickBooks versions.||Excel & QuickBooks||Excel & QuickBooks||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Download or import your bank & credit transactions into QuickBooks.||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Get a consolidated view into your business with Company Snapshot.||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Industry-specific reports, sample files, menus & chart of accounts.||Limited||Limited||Yes||No||Yes||Yes|
|Track and follow up on sales leads with the Lead Center.||No||No||No||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|See all your key customer information at a glance with the Customer Snapshot.||No||No||No||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Track international sales & expenses in multiple currencies.||No||No||No||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Forecast sales & expenses. Easily create a business plan.||No||No||Yes||No||Yes||Yes|
|NEW! Access all of your QuickBooks data to create any report you need with Advanced Reporting.||No||No||Yes||No||No||Yes|
|Consolidate reports from multiple company files.||No||No||No||No||No||Yes|
|Create custom reports with ODBC-compliant applications using a direct connection to the QuickBooks database.||No||No||Yes||No||No||Yes|
|Dedicated Account Manager||No||No||Yes||No||No||No|
Efficiently manage inventory and pricing
|Track and manage inventory and create purchase orders||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Set and manage inventory reorder points.||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Easily find and locate inventory tasks all in one place with the Inventory Center.||No||No||No||No||No||Attach Inventory Images|
|Manage inventory using bin location tracking, bar code scanning, serial number or lot tracking, FIFO costing and multiple location inventory.||No||FIFO||No||No||No||Yes|
|Control, customize and automate your pricing right inside QuickBooks.||No||No||No||No||No||Yes|
QuickBooks Accountant 2020
- Windows Vista (SP1 inc 64-bit), 7 (inc 64-bit), 8 (inc 64-bit), 10 (inc 64-bit)
- At least 2.0 GHz processor, 2.4 GHz recommended
- Minimum 1 GB of RAM for single user, 2 GB of RAM recommended for multiple users
- Minimum 2.5 GB available disk space (additional space required for data files)
- 60 MB for Microsoft .NET 4.0 Runtime (provided on the QuickBooks CD)
- Minimum 1024×768 screen resolution, 16-bit or higher color, default DPI settings
- Minimum 4x CD-ROM drive
- All online features/services require Internet access
- Product registration required
Integration with Other Software
- Microsoft Word and Excel integration requires Word and Excel 2003, 2007 or 2010 (inc 64-bit)
- Synchronization with Outlook contacts requires QuickBooks Contact Sync for Outlook 2003, 2007 and 2010 (32-bit only)
- E-mail Estimates, Invoices and other forms with Windows Outlook, Outlook Express and Mozilla Thunderbird, as well as web mail services such as Gmail, Yahoo Mail, and Hotmail
- Compatible with QuickBooks Point of Sale version 10.0 and later
Client Operating System Requirements
- Windows Vista (SP1 including 64-bit)
- Windows 7 (including 64-bit)
- Windows 8 (including 64-bit)
Server Operating System Requirements
- Windows Vista (SP1 with UAC on)
- Windows 7 (with UAC on)
- Windows 8 (with UAC on)
- Windows Server 2003 (SP2)
- Windows Server 2008 and 2012
- Small Business Server 2008