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QuickBooks Online Mac Accounting Software Pro Financial Software Premier Business Management Software Enterprise Solutions
Desktop Desktop
Plus Mac Pro Premier Enterprise Solutions
$249.95 From
Save time when tracking your finances
Easily print checks, pay bills & track expenses
Track sales, sales taxes & customer payments
Manage payroll & payroll taxes; offer Direct Deposit 1 (sold separately)
Create e-mail estimates, invoices, reports 2
Create and customize professional-looking invoices & forms. Included with QuickBooks Online and QuickBooks for Mac. Free trial available for QuickBooks for Windows. 3
Accept credit & debit cards right in QuickBooks 4
Quickly locate any account, report or invoice with QuickBooks Search.
See invoices, billing and other important tasks in a calendar view. Add to iCal for QuickBooks for Mac.
Stay on top of your receivables with the Collections Center
Invoice multiple customers at once with Batch Invoicing
Scan and deposit your checks with Intuit Check Solution for QuickBooks (subscription required) 5
Track time and expenses to bill clients
Access to U.S.-based product experts, unlimited technical support, upgrades and online backup 6 Included for 1 year
Easily find and locate inventory tasks all in one place with the Inventory Center
Work in two company files at the same time7
Integrates with Mac OS X tools such as Numbers, iChat, iCal, and AddressBook 8
Get insights so you make better decisions
Purchase additional user licenses and allow multiple users to work in QuickBooks at the same time 9 Up to 5 Up to 5 Up to 3 Up to 5 Up to 30
One-click financial, sales & tax reports 65+ 100+ 100+ 150+ Industry 150+ Industry Specific
Import data from Excel, Quicken, Microsoft Office Accounting & prior QuickBooks versions 10 QuickBooks import only
Track inventory & create purchase orders
Set and manage inventory reorder points
Download your bank & credit transactions into QuickBooks 11
Get a consolidated view into your business with Company Snapshot
Track international sales & expenses in multiple currencies
See key customer information at a glance with the Customer Snapshot.
Track and follow up on sales leads with the Lead Center
Search and access industry-specific report templates created by other QuickBooks users
Easily create a business plan
Track your Balance Sheet by Class
Forecast sales & expenses
Sample files, menus & chart of accounts tailored to your industry
Consolidate reports from multiple company files 12
Manage inventory using bin location tracking, bar code scanning, serial number or lot tracking, FIFO costing, and multiple location inventory13
Create custom reports with ODBC-compliant applications using a direct connection to the QuickBooks database14
Important disclaimers, disclosures and notes
1 Requires paid subscription, EIN and Internet access. For Mac: Requires Intuit QuickBooks Payroll for Mac. Additional fees apply. Internet access required. Adobe Reader is required to print checks and forms. Service not available in Canada.
2 Synchronization with Outlook requires QuickBooks Contact Sync for Outlook 2003, 2007 and 2010 (inc 64-bit) (downloadable for free at: For Mac: Requires Apple Mail®; Microsoft® Entourage® 2004 or 2008 for Mac.
3 For Mac: Templates customized in prior versions of QuickBooks for Mac will be available but not editable. QuickBooks for Windows templates are not transferable to QuickBooks for Mac.
4 Additional Fees, Terms, and Conditions apply. For Mac: Requires Intuit Merchant Service for QuickBooks for Mac (sold separately); subject to application approval and debit card transactions are processed as Signature Debit which does not require entering a PIN code. See for details.
5 Payments submitted by 3 p.m. PST usually get funds deposited to the merchant's U.S. bank account the next business day. Intuit reserves the right to hold settlement on deposited checks as necessary to manage risk. Deposits held are reviewed with merchants and a decision is made to release funds after reviewing the specific situation. Subsequent deposits then revert to next day funding. Requires QuickBooks accounting software 2010 (for the PC) or higher, QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions 10 or higher, or QuickBooks Online Edition (each sold separately) and a merchant account through Intuit Payment Solutions. Application approval, an Internet connection on a Windows PC and at least Internet Explorer 5.0 required. Not compatible with QuickBooks Pro for Mac. Transaction fees apply. Terms, conditions, features, pricing, service and support options are subject to change without notice. Requires one of two scanners: high speed Panini Vision VX Scanner or general purpose Fujitsu ScanSnap s300/s1300 Scanner (each sold separately).
6 For QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions: The Full Service Plan is good for 12 months from QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions purchase date or Full Service Plan renewal date. You have the option to add QB Connect, Intuit Commissions, Attached Documents, Time and Billing and Data Protect for free as an active Full Service Plan member. Service begins as of the date activated and continues through to the expiration date of your Full Service Plan. QuickBooks support is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week; the Enterprise Solutions team (including our U.S.-based team of product experts) is available weekdays from 4 A.M. - 7 P.M. Pacific time. Support hours exclude occasional downtime due to system and server maintenance, company events, observed U.S. holidays and events beyond our control. Intuit reserves the right to limit each telephone contact to one hour and to one incident. Active Full Service Plan members receive new version upgrades when and if released within 12 months of QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions purchase date or Full Service Plan renewal date. Terms, conditions, pricing, service offerings, and availability of the Full Service Plan are subject to change at any time without notice. U.S. only. See terms and conditions at
7  Some functionality may be limited when running two instances. See for more information.
8 AddressBook and iCal are included in Mac OS X from Apple, Inc.
9 QuickBooks Pro and Premier: Requires purchase of a license for each additional user. All copies of QuickBooks must be the same version-year.
10 For QuickBooks Online Plus, Pro, Premier, and Enterprise: Upgrade from any product QuickBooks 4.0-2012. For Mac: QuickBooks 2012 for Mac can upgrade files from QuickBooks Simple Start, Pro, Premier, and Premier Accountant Edition 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 for Windows. New User Edition 5.0, 6.0, 2005, 2006; and QuickBooks Pro for Mac 4.0 (M12), 5.0, 6.0, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2009 (U.S. versions).
11 Online services vary by participating financial institutions and may be subject to application approval, and additional terms, conditions and fees. We authenticate your account with your financial institution, and then use secure data transmissions between your financial institution and Intuit. Download your data from participating banks until May, 2016. Bank fees may apply.
12 Requires Microsoft Excel 2002, 2003, or 2007. Company files must all be on the same version of QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions.
13 Additional fees apply for the Advanced Inventory add-on subscription. Requires Quickbooks Enterprise Solutions 13.0 with active Full Service Plan and an Internet connection.
14 ODBC-compliant applications sold separately.