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R. Michael O'Hanlan
Real User
QuickBooks ProAdvisor at a consultancy
Jan 16 2018

What is most valuable?

* The ability to do deep dives into accounting research * The simplicity of each of its modules with Customers, Vendors, and Employees * As a… more»

How has it helped my organization?

With QuickBooks Desktop, you can open multiple companies. The program is on your computer, it's not cloud-based. I first used it when I ran a… more»

What needs improvement?

In their journal entries, you cannot use Accounts Payable or Accounts Receivable more than once. For example, I owe company "A" $100, so company… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

I used Excel. Excel says it's a spreadsheet program but you can use it as a database program, too (which is what QuickBooks is, it's just a bunch… more»

What other advice do I have?

Intuit really wants its customer to be happy with the product and to be able to use it. And, as an extension, when I teach people to use Desktop… more»
LisaSwan
Reseller
President
Mar 11 2019

What is most valuable?

It is an easy to use accounting software at a reasonable price. It is built for small businesses to track income and… more»

How has it helped my organization?

This product is for a low-cost comprehensive accounting package for a small business. It automatically provides industry… more»

What needs improvement?

The ability to integrate outside apps is lacking (compared to the online versions) and ability to download bank… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The price is reasonable and can be bought in-store or online. The number of licenses needed is based on the number of… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

I have used Intuit QuickBooks Desktop Pro in the past, but it did not have the more robust features that I needed for my… more»

What other advice do I have?

I would first evaluate if QuickBooks Desktop or QuickBooks Online would be the best option for your company. If you decide… more»
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Chaunce Dickerson
Real User
Purchasing Analyst
Dec 10 2017

What is most valuable?

It does everything your business needs it to do. The online version is convenient. You can work with it anywhere, even on… more»

How has it helped my organization?

It keeps bills paid and invoices made. Without QB, we would be a much smaller business. Our ability would be limited to… more»

What needs improvement?

Ease of usage, more options, and customizable areas, especially for Online QB, which needs more. Eventually, I see… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Just buy it online and download it there. If you are a smaller business and one person does everything, maybe try the… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We used another software, an industry specific accounting software. It was very good at what it was for, but most people… more»

What other advice do I have?

Call them and ask for suggestions. They can make sure you get the right version for your business. It will save you time… more»
Moses Wambugu
Real User
GUIDER at a tech services company
Aug 02 2018

What is most valuable?

Ease of use Compatibility with Windows and offline functionality makes it an all time working software. Easily… more»

How has it helped my organization?

Paperless record keeping has made accounting between various store branches easy, and has made it easy to track cash flow… more»

What needs improvement?

The customer response team is slow and sometimes causes the user to have a loss. Improving this would attract new users… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The software is not cheap, but is fairly affordable and worth the cost. Its actually the top choice for any accounting… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

None.

What other advice do I have?

It's a good way to go for accounting.

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QuickBooks Desktop is a one-time purchase accounting software to be installed on your office desktop computer.


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