QuickBooks Pro 2016

QuickBooks Premier 2016

QuickBooks Accountant 2016

QuickBooks 2008 Comparison Chart

QB 2008 Comparison Chart

QuickBooks QuickBooks Simple Start 2008 QuickBooks Pro 2008 QuickBooks Premier 2008
Multiple User Access (with purchase of additional copies)1   Up to 5 users1 Up to 5 users1
Multiple Companies
Multi-currency   Discontinued Discontinued
30 Day Money Back Guarantee
Runs on Vista
Easily Get Started
Free QuickBooks Support Included  12 Months 2 12 Months 2 12 Months 2
Easy Step® start-up interview to get you up & running right away Improved Improved
Chart of Accounts customised for your industry   Improved Improved
Home Page: Workflow based process maps Improved Improved
Improved usability
Organise and Complete Everyday Tasks
Easily print cheques, record bills & track expenses
Create Estimates & Invoices; Email as PDFs New 
Create Sales Receipts and Credit Notes
Create professional-looking forms with tools to customise New Improved Improved
Export invoices to Word3   New New
Track sales & customer payments
Track bills and set due-date reminders  
Customer and Supplier Centres: contact and transaction history in one place   New New
Progress Invoicing and Job Costing  
Google Adwords and Desktop
Efficiently Manage Employees 
Track  time/job costs & automatically bill for them  
Manage Products and Services
Track Stock, set reorder points & create Purchase Orders  
Customisable columns for Lists  New New New
Create delivery notes and shipping labels  
Multiple Delivery Addresses New New New
Create sales orders & track back orders     
Generate Sales Orders from Estimates    
Generate Purchase Orders from Estimates    
Generate Purchase Orders from Sales orders    
Easily set prices and determine discounts by customer or job    
Build and Track Inventory Assemblies to Finished Goods    
Units of Measure - buy, sell stock in different units     Improved
Store Manufacturers Part Numbers on Items   New New
Manage Your Business
Google Desktop search New New New
Track Bank and Credit Card Accounts
VAT Management - Cash scheme
VAT Management  - Accruals scheme   Improved Improved
Customisable reports and graphs 14 Basic Reports  100+ Reports 135+ Reports
Report Centre   Improved Improved
Email Forms and Reports Forms Only
Import & Export to and from Word, Excel files & Import Outlook contacts3   Improved Improved
Set billing rates by employee, customer/client, position or service    
Track loans, Fixed Assets and Vehicle Mileage   
Short Term Cash Flow Projections  
Create a Budget  
Create Business Plan & Forecasts     Improved
 Share data with more than other business applications5 New
Protect Your Business
Data backup options Improved Improved Improved
Control access to your data by setting up users and permissions  
Accountant Specific Tools
Audit Trail  New Improved Improved
Password Protected Closing Date  
Auto Reverse of Journal entries    
One Click Journal History    
Adjusted TB, Adjusting Journal Entries Report    
Post journals directly to Retained Earnings     New
Retained Earnings QuickZoom     New
Optimised for Multiple Users and Locations
Set permissions levels to control user access  
Access your files from remote locations4(add'l fees may apply)     1-year free
Share Report Templates    


1 - Requires the purchase of additional single-user licenses to become multiple-user capable (one user per license purchased). All users must be on the same-year version of QuickBooks to access the same company file.

2 - 12 Months unlimited telephonic and email support included. Valid from date of product reistration. Must be activated 90 days after date of purchase

3 - Requires Microsoft Word 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007. Excel integration requires Excel 2000, 2002 2003 or 2007. Outlook synchronization requires QuickBooks Contact Sync for Outlook tool, available for free at www.quickbooks.com/contact_sync/, and Outlook 2000, 2002,2003 or 2007. For more information visit www.quickbooks.co.uk. Business software applications sold separately.

4 - Internet access required. Additional fees apply for WebEx remote access service. One single-user subscription (12 months of service) included at no charge, valid for customers who purchase and install QuickBooks Premier 2008 software before 31/12/2008. Includes one year free WebEx remote access. Remote Access subscription begins at the time of installation.


5 - QuickBooks Compatible Software available from http://marketplace.intuit.com.