QuickBooks Enterprise

Why You Need to Upgrade from QuickBooks Pro/Premier to QuickBooks Enterprise

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If you’re currently using QuickBooks Pro or Premier, it’s crucial to consider upgrading to QuickBooks Enterprise. With QuickBooks Pro and Premier being discontinued by the end of July 2024, now is the perfect time to make the transition. QuickBooks Enterprise offers a range of advanced features and enhanced capabilities designed to meet the needs of growing businesses. Let’s explore the reasons why upgrading to QuickBooks Enterprise is crucial for your business.

Excellent Job Costing

QuickBooks Enterprise provides robust job costing functionality, allowing businesses to track expenses, labor costs, and revenue associated with specific jobs or projects. This feature is essential for industries like construction, manufacturing, and professional services, where accurate job costing is crucial for profitability. With QuickBooks Enterprise, businesses can allocate costs to individual jobs, monitor job progress, and generate detailed job cost reports, enabling better cost control and more accurate project pricing.

Advanced Inventory

QuickBooks Enterprise offers advanced inventory management features that go beyond what’s available in Pro or Premier. With Advanced Inventory, businesses can track inventory across multiple locations, set reorder points, and manage serial or lot numbers. This feature is particularly beneficial for businesses with complex inventory needs, such as wholesalers, distributors, and retailers. Advanced Inventory provides real-time visibility into stock levels, streamlines inventory replenishment processes, and helps prevent stockouts or overstock situations, improving overall inventory management efficiency.

Explore the top inventory management features in QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise.

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Advanced Pricing

QuickBooks Enterprise includes Advanced Pricing features, allowing businesses to create complex pricing rules and discounts based on customer types, quantity breaks, or specific items. This feature is invaluable for businesses that offer diverse pricing structures or discounts, such as wholesale or volume-based pricing. With Advanced Pricing, businesses can automate pricing adjustments, offer targeted promotions, and maximize profitability. This flexibility in pricing allows businesses to cater to different customer segments effectively, increasing sales and customer satisfaction.

Priority Circle Membership

QuickBooks Enterprise users gain access to Priority Circle, a dedicated customer support program offering exclusive benefits and personalized assistance. Priority Circle members receive priority access to QuickBooks experts, dedicated account management, and specialized support services. This feature ensures that businesses receive the assistance they need promptly, minimizing downtime and ensuring smooth operations. Whether it’s technical support, training, or guidance on optimizing QuickBooks, Priority Circle provides businesses with the resources and support they need to succeed.

Fixed Asset Management

QuickBooks Enterprise includes Fixed Asset Management features, allowing businesses to track and manage their fixed assets effectively. This feature enables businesses to record asset acquisitions, depreciation, and disposals, ensuring accurate financial reporting and compliance with accounting standards. With Fixed Asset Management, businesses can track the value and depreciation of their assets over time, generate depreciation schedules, and calculate tax deductions accurately. This feature streamlines asset management processes, reduces manual errors, and provides businesses with valuable insights into their asset portfolio.

Enhanced Reporting and Analytics

QuickBooks Enterprise offers enhanced reporting and analytics capabilities, providing businesses with deeper insights into their financial performance and operations. With customizable reports and dashboards, businesses can analyze key performance indicators, track trends, and make data-driven decisions. This feature allows businesses to monitor profitability, cash flow, and operational efficiency more effectively, enabling better strategic planning and resource allocation. Moreover, QuickBooks Enterprise integrates with third-party reporting tools and business intelligence software, allowing businesses to access advanced analytics and forecasting capabilities to gain a competitive edge.

Explore advanced reporting in QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise.

Expanded User Permissions

QuickBooks Enterprise allows for more granular control over user permissions compared to Pro or Premier. Businesses can assign different levels of access to users, restricting or granting permission to view, edit, or delete specific data or perform certain actions within the software. This feature is crucial for businesses with multiple users or departments, ensuring data security and confidentiality while maintaining workflow efficiency. By customizing user permissions, businesses can prevent unauthorized access to sensitive information and minimize the risk of errors or data breaches.

Customizable Dashboards

QuickBooks Enterprise offers customizable dashboards that provide users with a snapshot of key financial and operational metrics. Businesses can tailor their dashboards to display the most relevant information for their needs, such as sales performance, cash flow, or inventory levels. This feature allows users to monitor business performance at a glance, identify trends or anomalies, and make timely decisions to drive growth and profitability. Customizable dashboards enhance visibility and transparency across the organization, empowering users with actionable insights to make informed decisions.

Industry-Specific Features

QuickBooks Enterprise includes industry-specific features and workflows tailored to the needs of specific industries, such as manufacturing, wholesale distribution, and nonprofit organizations. These industry-specific features provide businesses with tools and functionalities designed to address their unique challenges and requirements. For example, manufacturing businesses can utilize features like bill of materials (BOM) and work orders, while nonprofits can track grants and donations using specialized templates. This ensures that businesses can leverage QuickBooks Enterprise to its fullest potential, maximizing efficiency and productivity in their operations.

Data Capacity and Scalability

QuickBooks Enterprise offers increased data capacity and scalability compared to Pro or Premier, making it suitable for growing businesses with larger transaction volumes and data storage needs. With higher data limits, businesses can continue to use QuickBooks Enterprise as they grow, without experiencing performance issues or limitations. Additionally, QuickBooks Enterprise supports up to 40 simultaneous users, allowing multiple users to access the system concurrently without compromising performance. This scalability ensures that businesses can continue to rely on QuickBooks Enterprise as their operations expand, providing a scalable solution that grows with their business.


Upgrading from QuickBooks Pro or Premier to QuickBooks Enterprise is essential for businesses looking to scale and streamline their operations. With features like excellent job costing, Advanced Inventory, Advanced Pricing, Priority Circle, Fixed Asset Management, enhanced reporting and analytics, expanded user permissions, customizable dashboards, industry-specific features, and increased data capacity and scalability, QuickBooks Enterprise offers the tools and capabilities businesses need to succeed in today’s competitive landscape. Don’t wait until the end of support for QuickBooks Pro and Premier; make the switch to QuickBooks Enterprise now to unlock its full potential.

Contact Paygration today at 866-949-7267 for a free demo and consultation for QuickBooks Enterprise. Our team of experts will assess your business needs and provide personalized recommendations to help you make a seamless transition. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to elevate your business with QuickBooks Enterprise – call Paygration today!

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