QuickBooks enterprise v20.0 Comparison

Feature List by Version
Enterprise 18.0
Enterprise 19.0
Enterprise 20.0
Easily upgrade or transfer your QuickBooks file to a new computer.
Automatically backup your data reliably and faster than ever.*
Reliably and significantly reduce company file size without deleting data.*
Reliably and significantly reduce company file size without deleting data.*
Reduce paperwork and data entry errors by sending sales orders to mobile inventory scanners.*
Sales Order Management helps empowers employees to fulfill orders faster, and lets you check on sales order status in real time.*
Get the right information for your business with customized inventory reports.
Reduce paperwork and data entry errors by sending sales orders to mobile inventory scanners.*
Get your work done significantly faster with multiple windows open across multiple monitors.*
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.*
Customize email templates, attach multiple files to emails, and easily access email history.
Maximum number of simultaneous users.* Up to 30 Up to 30 Up to 30
Capacity to track inventory items, customers, vendors and employees.* Up to 1 million Up to 1 million Up to 1 million
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.
Add up to 750 different prices in the price level list.
Work in two company files at the same time.*
Multi-currency capability lets you track sales & expenses in any currency you choose.*
Send messages to users logged into the company file with QuickBooks Instant Messenger.
Run and use Enterprise more quickly using Remote Desktop Hosting Services.*
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 identify true product costs to make better profit, pricing and sales decisions.*
NEW! Increase visibility into vendor contact, item, and pricing information.*
NEW! Streamline the order fulfillment process by combining pick and pack roles.*
Easily process and track sales order fulfillment—pick, pack, and ship—from a central dashboard and mobile devices.*
Create customized pick-lists to be completed by warehouse workers across multiple locations.
Print labels with scanner-compatible printer.
Track specific inventory items down to the bin location level within one or more warehouses.*
Create your own barcodes and print them to scan or export for a barcode label maker.*
Easily find and locate inventory tasks by accessing your inventory items and reports all in one place.
Conveniently track serial numbers or lot numbers right inside QuickBooks.*
Work in FIFO costing in addition to average costing and landed costing for tracking inventory.*
Maintain reliable inventory counts even when a single order is delivered in multiple shipments.
Track the quantity and value of inventory in multiple locations.*
Change assembly components on the fly and print them with one click.
Build subassemblies automatically with a final build.

See data the way you want

NEW! Improved navigation makes it easier to read reports with jobs and classes.
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.*
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.*
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.*
See business data at a glance with Company Snapshot.
Create customized financial reports with Intuit Statement Writer.*
Excel data import*

Advanced Reporting*

Improved Advanced Reporting includes new report templates, user guides, training videos.
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! Get paid faster by automatically reminding customers when payments are due.
NEW! Facilitate quicker payments by enabling customers to search for invoice emails by PO numbers.
NEW! Simplify customer payment processing by consolidating multiple invoices into just one email.*
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-invoicing.*

Save time on everyday tasks

NEW! Get access to enhanced help content and live experts through messaging and callbacks.
Transfer customer credits across jobs, quickly and easily.
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.*
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.*

Access QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise from virtually anywhere.*
Simultaneous access for your entire team, including your accountant and your remote employees.*
Runs on any device — PC, tablet, or Mac.*