Comparison Feature List By Version Year

2019

2018

2017

New! Easily upgrade or transfer your QuickBooks file to a new computer.

 

 

New! Automatically backup your data reliably and faster than ever.1/sup>

 

 

New! Reliably and significantly reduce company file size without deleting data.2

 

 

Reduce paperwork and data entry errors by sending sales orders to mobile inventory scanners.3

 

Sales Order Management helps empowers employees to fulfill orders faster, and lets you check on sales order status in real time.4

 

Get the right information for your business with customized inventory reports.

 

 

Get your work done significantly faster with multiple windows open across multiple monitors.5

 

 

Easier for multiple employees to work in QuickBooks with new collaboration tools to make switching from multi-user mode to single-user mode easier.

 

A shortage report lets you know instantly what's missing for assemblies you need to build.

Disallow selling to customers with overdue payments to prevent further sales.

Track the expense side of your business with customizable purchase forms.

 

Create and edit thousands of sophisticated price rules with the exclusive Advanced Pricing Add-On.6

 

Customize email templates, attach multiple files to emails, and easily access email history.

Maximum number of simultaneous users.7

Up to 30 Up to 30

Up to 30

Capacity to track inventory items, customers, vendors and employees.8

100,000+ 100,000+ 100,000+

Automatically create purchase orders for needed items from your preferred vendors.

Save time and improve accuracy by automatically assigning default classes to items, accounts or names.

See important tasks coming due or past due in the Calendar view.

Get organized by scanning and attaching important business documents to your QuickBooks records.

Easily select which transactions to run and which to postpone.

Find items in your sales order based on item detail, including custom fields, directly from your sales order, invoice, or sales receipt.

Set a default percentage or dollar amount markup for your items and QuickBooks automatically makes updates.

Now you can add up to 750 different prices in the price level list.

Work in two company files at the same time.9

Multi-currency capability lets you track sales & expenses in any currency you choose.10

Send messages to users logged into the company file with QuickBooks Instant Messenger.

Run and use Enterprise more quickly using Remote Desktop Hosting Services.11

Customize user access to 115+ areas and activities, including payroll.

Always-on audit trail with no slowdowns.

More custom fields with definable formatting to improve data entry and reporting.

Keep your growing data history

Use more accounts, classes, customer types, vendor types, to do's, memorized transactions, and more

Hundreds of thousands of customers, high list limits.

Manage inventory like a pro

New! Easily process and track sales order fulfillment—pick, pack, and ship—from a central dashboard and mobile devices.12

 

 

Fulfill sales orders faster with a picking process. Create customized pick-lists to be completed by warehouse workers across multiple locations.

 

Print single labels with Zebra-compatible printer.

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Track specific inventory items down to the bin location level within one or more warehouses.13

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Create your own barcodes and print them to scan or export for a barcode label maker.14,15

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Easily find and locate inventory tasks by accessing your inventory items and reports all in one place.

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Conveniently track serial numbers and lot numbers right inside QuickBooks.13

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Work in FIFO costing in addition to average costing for tracking inventory.13,15

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Maintain reliable inventory counts even when a single order is delivered in multiple shipments.

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Track the quantity and value of inventory in multiple locations.13

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Change assembly components on the fly and print them with one click.

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Build subassemblies automatically with a final build.

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See data the way you want

New! Ensure that only employees with explicit payroll permissions are able to view transactions and reports.

 

 

Find the exact information you need faster with smart search capabilities.

 

Make reports more quickly and filter them on the fly with new shortcuts.

 

Quickly find invoices in Receive Payment window with column sort options.

 

Run, memorize and share fiscal reports through the end of previous month.

 

Maintain control of your average cost by disallowing negative inventory quantities when you have inventory on hand.

Reduce tedious work by totaling quantities and custom fields, like weight, on sales forms.

Improved reporting includes a cleaner design, allows for multiple reports in an email.

Get a comprehensive, easy-to-understand overview of your business with insights on the home page.

Stay on top of your jobs or projects with detailed new Job Costing reports.

Save formatting and save time when you export your QuickBooks reports to Excel.16

Access industry specific report templates created by other QuickBooks users.

Create custom reports using ODBC-compliant applications with a direct connection to the QuickBooks database.17

Customer Average Days To Pay and Sales by Ship To Address reports.

Quantity totals on key Sales by Item reports.

Create a Profit & Loss by Class and Sales by Customer Summary report that combines data from multiple company files.18

See business data at a glance with Company Snapshot.

Create customized financial reports with Intuit Statement Writer.19

Excel data import20

Advanced Reporting21

Improved Advanced Reporting includes new report templates, user guides, training videos. Yes

 

Access all your QuickBooks data

Advanced customization to build any report you need

Enhanced search and filtering tools-pick and choose the data you need to analyze and report

Improve cash flow

New! Track invoice statuses at a glance to expedite collections and improve cash flow.

 

 

Get an instant overview of your money-out in one place with Bill Tracker

 

Get paid faster using e-invoicing22/sup>

Save time on everyday tasks

New! Transfer customer credits across jobs, quickly and easily.

 

 

New! View unpaid vendor bills to easily manage payments.

 

 

Batch delete or void transactions such as checks, invoices and bills

 

Bulk clear your "send forms" queue in one single step

 

Automatically copy ship-to address from sales order to purchase order

 

Turn purchasing into a two-click operation with improved Auto POs

Easily ship packages to US and international destinations with integrated shipping through UPS, FedEx or USPS.23

Invoice multiple customers for time and expenses in one batch

Create time sheets for multiple employees or vendors in one batch

Add or edit multiple list entries from one spreadsheet view

View shipping rates, print labels and track packages through UPS, FedEx or USPS.

Anytime, anywhere, on any device access with
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise with Hosting.24,25

Access QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise from virtually anywhere24

Simultaneous access for your entire team, including your accountant and your remote employees25

Runs on any device — PC, tablet, or Mac25

Terms, conditions, pricing, service and support options are subject to change without notice.

  1. Scanners sold separately. Only available in Advanced Inventory module, which is available in QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise Platinum.
  2. Advanced Inventory is included in the Platinum subscription. Requires QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise with an active QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise subscription and an Internet connection. You'll automatically receive any new versions of our product that are released, when and if available, along with updates to your current version. Terms, conditions, pricing, features, service and support options are subject to change at anytime without notice.
  3. Up to 3 monitors supported. Not available in a hosted environment. University of Utah study from 2008 indicated that productivity can increase by up to 44% for routine office tasks by upgrading from 18" single monitor to 20" dual monitor configuration.
  4. Advanced Pricing is included in the Platinum subscription. Requires an active QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise subscription and an Internet connection. You'll automatically receive any new versions of our product that are released, when and if available, along with updates to your current version.
  5. Requires purchase of additional licenses, sold separately. All users must be on the same version year of QuickBooks to access the same company file.
  6. QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise allows you to add up to one million names (e.g. customers, vendors, employees) and up to one million items (e.g. inventory, non-inventory, and service items). Some performance degradation is likely as your lists approach these size thresholds.
  7. Some functionality may be limited when running two instances. See www.qbes.com/sysreq for more information.
  8. Service provided by Wall Street on Demand. Additional fees may apply. Internet access required.
  9. Advanced Inventory is included in the Platinum subscription. Requires an active QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise subscription and an Internet connection. You'll automatically receive any new versions of our product that are released, when and if available, along with updates to your current version.
  10. Barcode scanner sold separately.
  11. If the Advanced Inventory Add-On subscription lapses, users' data will revert to average cost for all dates.
  12. Excel integration requires Office 2007, 2010, 2013 and Office 365.
  13. Applications sold separately.
  14. Requires Office 2007, 2010, 2013 and Office 365. Company files must all be on the same version of QuickBooks Enterprise.
  15. Requires Office 2007, 2010, 2013 and Office 365, sold separately. Does not work with Microsoft Office Student Edition or Standard Edition.
  16. Microsoft products sold separately. Word and Excel integration requires Office 2007, 2010, 2013 and Office 365. Synchronization with Outlook is also possible with Contact Sync for Outlook 2007, 2010 (32-bit) downloadable for free at: www.quickbooks.com/contact_sync.
  17. Requires QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise 2017 with an active QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise subscription and an Internet connection. You'll automatically receive any new versions of our product that are released, when and if available, along with updates to your current version.
  18. e-invoicing QuickBooks Payments is an optional fee-based service. Additional terms and conditions apply.
  19. Carrier fees apply. Subject to terms and conditions set forth by UPS, Fedex and or USPS.
  20. Support for the Hosting Service is provided by Right Networks. Contact Right Networks to contract third party software. Terms, conditions, pricing, service and support options are subject to change without notice.
  21. Subject to availability of reliable Internet connection. See detailed list of systems requirements at https://www.rightnetworks.com/system-requirements/. See what RDP clients work with the hosting service at https://www.rightnetworks.com/system-requirements/. For compatible devices: https://enterprisesuite.intuit.com/products/enterprise-solutions/technical/.ely.