QuickBooks Simple Start

QuickBooks Simple Start

QuickBooks Pro 2014

QuickBooks Pro 2014

QuickBooks Premier 2014

QuickBooks Premier 2014

QuickBooks Accountant 2014

QuickBooks Accountant 2014

QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions 14

QuickBooks Enterprise V14

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QuickBooks 2014 – Detailed Software Comparison

 
Simple Start 2006
SimpleStart
Pro 2006
Pro
Accountant
Premier
Accountant
Accountant
Accountant
Enterprise
Features
Multiple Companies bullet bullet bullet bullet bullet
           
Runs on Vista, Win 7 (32/64 bit)
& Win 8 (32/64 bit)
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Compatible with other products in the QuickBooks range3 X bullet bullet bullet bullet
Inventory capacity threshold X 14 500 14 500 14 500 1 million
Classes capacity threshold X 10 000 10 000 10 000 100 0000
Names (Customers, suppliers, other names and employees) capacity threshold 14 500 14 500 14 500 14 500 1 million
Pricelist (Detailed and fixed %) threshold X 100 100 100 750
Easily
Get Started
“Welcome to QuickBooks!” for first time users- featuring general tips & to-do’s X bullet bullet bullet bullet
Quickly get started with common tasks using the Quick Start Centre X bullet bullet bullet bullet
Easy Step® interview to get you up & running quicker when creating a new company X bullet bullet bullet bullet
Help and Live Community bullet bullet bullet bullet bullet
Quick navigation using the Shortcut bar, Icon bar and Menu bar X bullet bullet bullet bullet
QuickBooks Coach and Video Tutorials bullet bullet bullet bullet bullet
Chart of Accounts customised for your industry X bullet bullet bullet bullet
Organise and complete everyday tasks
New! Copy, scan or drag documents into the new Doc Centre X bullet bullet bullet bullet
New! Attach multiple documents when emailing customers or suppliers X bullet bullet bullet bullet
Improved Lead Center – copy and paste leads from MS Excel4 X bullet bullet bullet bullet
Quickly locate an account, report, or invoice with QuickBooks F3 Search X bullet bullet bullet bullet
New! Stay on top of your receivables with the ‘Income Tracker’ X bullet bullet bullet bullet
Add or edit multiple lists by copying from MS Excel in spreadsheet view4 X bullet bullet bullet bullet
Create customer letters in MS word. Synch contacts with Outlook4 X bullet bullet bullet bullet
Send forms using ‘non desktop’ email handlers- such as Hotmail/Live, Gmail and Yahoo webmail X bullet bullet bullet bullet
Send forms using a desktop email handler- MS Outlook 2003, 2007 & 2010 (32 or 64 bit) bullet bullet bullet bullet bullet
New! Setup multiple email templates X bullet bullet bullet bullet
New! Track emails sent to customers & suppliers from customer & supplier centres X bullet bullet bullet bullet
New! Email payment receipts, bill payment stub/ remittance advice X bullet bullet bullet bullet
Track your Balance Sheet by Class/Cost Centre X X bullet bullet bullet
See all your key customer information at a glance with the Customer Snapshot X bullet bullet bullet bullet
Payment Snapshot: one place to view payment flows X bullet bullet bullet bullet
Create an invoice for multiple customers in single window with batch invoicing X bullet bullet bullet bullet
Easily manage reports with new Report Centre X bullet bullet bullet bullet
Run reports and back up data while others work in the same company file X bullet bullet bullet bullet
One click access to relevant reports X bullet bullet bullet bullet
Sort by data type on bank reconciliation window X bullet bullet bullet bullet
Duplicate sales and purchase transactions and list items X bullet bullet bullet bullet
Track bills and set due-date reminders X bullet bullet bullet bullet
Customer and Supplier Centres: contact and transaction history in one place X bullet bullet bullet bullet
Progress Invoicing and automatic recharge of expenses X bullet bullet bullet bullet
Integrate QuickBooks data with other business applications6 X bullet bullet bullet bullet
Customisable reports and graphs bullet(14 Basic Reports) bullet(100+ Basic Reports) bullet(135+ Basic Reports) bullet(135+ Basic Reports) bullet(135+ Basic Reports)
Report Center X bullet bullet bullet bullet
Improved Alerts Menu – stay on top of important tasks X bullet bullet bullet bullet
Short Term Cash Flow Projections X bullet bullet bullet bullet
Create a Budget X bullet bullet bullet bullet
Company Snapshot shows key performance indicators for your business X bullet bullet bullet bullet
Set billing rates by employee, customer/client, position or service X X bullet bullet bullet
Efficiently manage stock
Track Stock, set reorder points & create Purchase Orders X bullet bullet bullet bullet
New! Stock Centre X X bullet bullet bullet
New! Attach documents pertaining to stock using the Doc centre X bullet bullet bullet bullet
Create sales orders X X bullet bullet bullet
Manage back orders using the Sales Order fullfilment worksheet (not avail if multi currency enabled) X X X bullet bullet
Generate Sales Orders from Estimates X X bullet bullet bullet
Generate Purchase Orders from Estimates X X bullet bullet bullet
Generate Purchase Orders from Sales Orders X X bullet bullet bullet
Easily set prices and determine discounts by customer or job (Per Item or fixed %) X X bullet bullet bullet
Build and Track Inventory Assemblies to Finished Goods X X bullet bullet bullet
Units of Measure – buy, sell stock in different units X X bullet bullet bullet
New! Set maximum order levels in addition to the existing minimum re order levels X X bullet bullet bullet
Store Manufacturers Part Numbers on Items X bullet bullet bullet bullet
Trade in multiple currencies
Download currency exchange rates X bullet bullet bullet bullet
Support for over 140 currencies X bullet bullet bullet bullet
Exchange rate history calendar X bullet bullet bullet bullet
Create Summary Reports in Home and Foreign values X bullet bullet bullet bullet
Set multiple foreign sales prices for items X bullet bullet bullet bullet
Credit memo exhange rates automatically change to match Invoice exchange rates X bullet bullet bullet bullet
Invoice templates show home and foreign currency totals X bullet bullet bullet bullet
VAT Management
VAT201 report for South Africa bullet bullet bullet bullet bullet
Report VAT liability on a Cash (payment) basis bullet bullet bullet bullet bullet
Report VAT liability on a Accrual (invoice) basis X bullet bullet bullet bullet
VAT Centre for easy access to common VAT tasks X bullet bullet bullet bullet
VAT Setup Wizard to change / add new VAT rates X bullet bullet bullet bullet
Access prior VAT returns once a period has been filed offline. (Online filing avail only in UK) X bullet bullet bullet bullet
Accountant-specific tools
Audit Trail bullet bullet bullet bullet bullet
Create Accountant Copy Changes (.QBY) X X X bullet X
QuickBooks File Manager- managing multiple data files X X X bullet X
Accountant Centre X X X bullet X
Entering Cheques in a batch X X X bullet X
Password Protected Closing Date X bullet bullet bullet bullet
Auto Reverse of Journal entries X X bullet bullet bullet
One Click Journal History X X X bullet bullet
Adjusted TB, Adjusting Journal Entries Report X X bullet bullet bullet
Financial Statement designer X X X bullet X
Toggle between different editions of QuickBooks X X X X X
Enterprise-specific features
New! Automatically build sub-assemblies when building a final assembly X X X X bullet
New! Automatically increase cost of assemblies when component costs increase X X X X bullet
New! ‘Where-used’ report for any components spread over multiple assemblies X X X X bullet
New! Track multiple reps per customer X X X X bullet
New! Filter reports by job status – ‘completed’ or ‘in progress’ X X X X bullet
New! WIP report showing up to the minute info on expected and actual reenue for jobs in progress X X X X bullet
New! Committed costs report X X X X bullet
Consolidation of multiple reports using MS Excel4 X X X X bullet
Create & Assign your own custom roles (permissioning) to suit your businesses needs X X X X bullet
ODBC Compatibility (Read-only QuickBooks Open Database Connector) X X X X bullet
New! Advance Pricing. Configure price rules & setup automatic Quantity discounts2 X X X X bullet
Advanced Stock (Multiple sites, Serial/batch no tracking & hand held bar code setup)2 X X X X bullet
Optimised for multiple users and locations
Open two different company files simultaneously on same machine X X X bullet bullet
Set basic permissions levels to control user access X bullet bullet bullet bullet
Configure detailed permission levels to control user access X X X X bullet
Multiple User Access (with purchase of additional copies)1 X (Up to 5 users1) (Up to 5 users1) (Up to 30 users1) (Up to 30 users1)
Multiuser tools (backup and file locking) X bullet bullet bullet bullet
QuickBooks Instant Messenger X bullet bullet bullet bullet
Access your computer from a remote location 6 Not meant for multiple branches/users X X bullet(1 year free) bullet(1 year free) bullet(1 year free)

Foot notes:

1. Requires the purchase of additional licenses. Pro/ Premier 5 concurrent users & Accountant/ Enterprise 30 concurrent users.
2. Additional fees may apply.
3. Add Ons for SA ONLY.
4. Requires Microsoft Word 2003, 2007 & 2010 (not compatible with 2013 yet). Excel integration requires Excel 2003, 2007 & 2010. Outlook synchronization requires QuickBooks Contact Sync for Outlook tool, available for free at www.quickbooks.com/contact_sync/, and Outlook 2003, 2007 & 2010. For more information visit www.quickbooks.co.uk. Business software applications sold separately.
5. Internet access required. Additional fees apply for WebEx remote access service. One single-user subscription (12 months of service) included at no charge. Remote Access subscription begins at the time of installation.
6. QuickBooks Compatible Software available from http://marketplace.intuit.com