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QuickBooks 2017 Comparison

Pro

Premier

Accountant

Multiple Companies
Multiple Users 1 (Requires the purchase of additional licenses)
Mobile Apps
OS 3: Client- Vista, Win 7 (32/ 64 bit) & Win 8 (32/ 64 bit) , Win 8.1 & Win 10 (preview). Server- Windows Server 2003, 2008, & 2012 / 2012 R2
“Welcome to QuickBooks!” for first time users – featuring general tips & to-do’s.
Quickly get started with common tasks using the Quick Start Centre
Easy Step® interview to get you up & running quicker when creating a new company
Help and Live Community
Quick navigation using the Shortcut bar, Icon bar and Menu bar
QuickBooks Coach and Video Tutorials
Create a new company file by copying preferences and lists from existing company file
Chart of Accounts customised for your industry
“Welcome to QuickBooks!” for first time users – featuring general tips & to-do’s.
Quickly get started with common tasks using the Quick Start Centre
Easy Step® interview to get you up & running quicker when creating a new company
Help and Live Community
Quick navigation using the Shortcut bar, Icon bar and Menu bar
QuickBooks Coach and Video Tutorials
Create a new company file by copying preferences and lists from existing company file
Chart of Accounts customised for your industry
NEW: Search Types – Customer Type and Vendor Type
NEW: Search as you type
NEW: Improved Multi user mode – switch to single user mode easily. See who is logged in and give them time to save work1.
NEW: Easier Amount search
NEW: Show Applied Filters on Reports – quickly view all applied filters on a report
NEW: Deleted users on Reports – Now you can see users that you have deleted on all reports by username, no longer seeing “unknown” as the user
NEW: Scheduled Reports – QuickBooks now allows you to set up a schedule to automatically email memorized reports
Bill Tracker – Simplify Supplier expense tracking by visualizing flow of Supplier-related transactions
Batch Delete Transactions – Invoices / Cheques / Bills 7
Insights on Homepage – track your business health
Bulk Remove – Send Forms & print Queue 7
Customer Lead Centre – Track leads and convert easily to a customer
Quickly locate an account, report, or invoice with QuickBooks F3 Search
Stay on top of your receivables with the ‘Income Tracker’
Add or edit multiple lists by copying from MS Excel in spreadsheet view 4
Setup multiple email templates.
Email customer payment receipts
Email memorized report groups in batch
See all your customer information at a glance with the Customer Snapshot
Payment Snapshot: one place to view payment flows
Create an invoice for multiple customers in single window with batch invoicing
Easily manage reports with new Report Centre
Run reports and back up data while others work in the same company file
Duplicate sales and purchase transactions and list items
Progress invoicing and automatic recharge of expenses
Integrate QuickBooks data with other applications6
Customisable reports and graphs

100+ Reports

135+ Reports

135+ Reports

Alerts Menu. Stay on top of important tasks
Short Term Cash Flow Projections
Create a Budget
Company Snapshot shows key performance indicators for your business
Set billing rates by employee, customer/client, position or service
NEW: Search Types – Customer Type and Vendor Type
NEW: Search as you type
NEW: Improved Multi user mode – switch to single user mode easily. See who is logged in and give them time to save work1.
NEW: Easier Amount search
NEW: Show Applied Filters on Reports – quickly view all applied filters on a report
NEW: Deleted users on Reports – Now you can see users that you have deleted on all reports by username, no longer seeing “unknown” as the user
NEW: Scheduled Reports – QuickBooks now allows you to set up a schedule to automatically email memorized reports
Bill Tracker – Simplify Supplier expense tracking by visualizing flow of Supplier-related transactions
Batch Delete Transactions – Invoices / Cheques / Bills 7
Insights on Homepage – track your business health
Bulk Remove – Send Forms & print Queue 7
Customer Lead Centre – Track leads and convert easily to a customer
Quickly locate an account, report, or invoice with QuickBooks F3 Search
Stay on top of your receivables with the ‘Income Tracker’
Add or edit multiple lists by copying from MS Excel in spreadsheet view 4
Setup multiple email templates.
Email customer payment receipts
Email memorized report groups in batch
See all your customer information at a glance with the Customer Snapshot
Payment Snapshot: one place to view payment flows
Create an invoice for multiple customers in single window with batch invoicing
Easily manage reports with new Report Centre
Run reports and back up data while others work in the same company file
Duplicate sales and purchase transactions and list items
Progress invoicing and automatic recharge of expenses
Integrate QuickBooks data with other applications6
Customisable reports and graphs

100+ Reports

135+ Reports

135+ Reports

Alerts Menu. Stay on top of important tasks
Short Term Cash Flow Projections
Create a Budget
Company Snapshot shows key performance indicators for your business
Set billing rates by employee, customer/client, position or service
Track Stock, set reorder points & create Purchase Orders
Stock Centre
Attach documents pertaining to stock using the Doc centre.
Create sales orders
Manage back orders using the Sales Order fullfilment worksheet (not available if multi-currency enabled)
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 (fixed %)
Easily set prices and determine discounts by customer or job (per item)
Build and Track Inventory Assemblies to Finished Goods
Units of Measure – buy, sell stock in different units
Set maximum order levels in addition to the existing minimum reorder levels.
Efficiently Manage Stock
Track Stock, set reorder points & create Purchase Orders
Stock Centre
Attach documents pertaining to stock using the Doc centre.
Create sales orders
Manage back orders using the Sales Order fullfilment worksheet (not available if multi-currency enabled)
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 (fixed %)
Easily set prices and determine discounts by customer or job (per item)
Build and Track Inventory Assemblies to Finished Goods
Units of Measure – buy, sell stock in different units
Set maximum order levels in addition to the existing minimum reorder levels.
Efficiently Manage Stock
Download currency exchange rates
Support for over 140 currencies
Exchange rate history calendar
Create Summary Reports in Home and Foreign values
Set multiple foreign sales prices for items
Credit memo exhange rates automatically change to match Invoice exchange rates
Invoice templates show home and foreign currency totals
Download currency exchange rates
Support for over 140 currencies
Exchange rate history calendar
Create Summary Reports in Home and Foreign values
Set multiple foreign sales prices for items
Credit memo exhange rates automatically change to match Invoice exchange rates
Invoice templates show home and foreign currency totals
South Africa VAT201
Report VAT liability on a Cash (payment) basis
Report VAT liability on a Accrual (invoice) basis
VAT Centre for easy access to common VAT tasks
VAT Setup Wizard to change / add new VAT rates
Access prior VAT returns once a period has been filed offline. (Online filing avail only in UK)
South Africa VAT201
Report VAT liability on a Cash (payment) basis
Report VAT liability on a Accrual (invoice) basis
VAT Centre for easy access to common VAT tasks
VAT Setup Wizard to change / add new VAT rates
Access prior VAT returns once a period has been filed offline. (Online filing avail only in UK)
Audit Trail
Create Accountant Copy Changes (.QBY)
QuickBooks File Manager – managing multiple data files
Accountant Centre
Entering Cheques in a batch
Password Protected Closing Date
Auto Reverse of Journal entries
One Click Journal History
Adjusted TB, Adjusting Journal Entries Report
Financial Statement designer
Toggle between different editions of QuickBooks (Pro and Premier 2017)
Audit Trail
Create Accountant Copy Changes (.QBY)
QuickBooks File Manager – managing multiple data files
Accountant Centre
Entering Cheques in a batch
Password Protected Closing Date
Auto Reverse of Journal entries
One Click Journal History
Adjusted TB, Adjusting Journal Entries Report
Financial Statement designer
Toggle between different editions of QuickBooks (Pro and Premier 2017)
Track your Balance Sheet by Class
Open two different company files simultaneously on same machine
Set basic permissions levels to control user access
Multiple User Access (Purchase of additional licenses is required) 1

Up to 5 users 1

Up to 5 users 1

Up to 30 users 1

Multiuser tools (backup and file locking)
QuickBooks Instant Messenger
Track your Balance Sheet by Class
Open two different company files simultaneously on same machine
Set basic permissions levels to control user access
Multiple User Access (Purchase of additional licenses is required) 1

Up to 5 users 1

Up to 5 users 1

Up to 30 users 1

Multiuser tools (backup and file locking)
QuickBooks Instant Messenger

Foot notes:

  1. Requires the purchase of additional licenses. Pro/Premier 5 concurrent users, Accountant 30 concurrent users.
  2. QuickBooks UK Desktop is not an online application. It can however be accessed on Cloud using Windows Remote Desktop Protocals (Terminal Services)
  3. QuickBooks UK Desktop is Windows based – cannot be directly installed on Mac or iPad. For Terminal Server purposes we reccomend Windows Server 2003 Standard (SP2), Windows Server 2008/ 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012/ 2012 R2 therefore making it ‘Cloud friendly’.
  4. Microsoft Office Compatibility: Email requires MS Office Outlook 2007, 2010 or 2013 (Click-to-Run not supported). Letter Writing requires MS Word 2007, 2010 and 2013. Excel integration requires MS Excel 2007, 2010 and 2013. Outlook synchronization requires QuickBooks Contact Sync for Outlook (www.quickbooks.com/contact_sync/) – requires MS Outlook 2007 & 2010 (2013 not supported). QuickBooks Statement Writer requires MS Excel 2007 and 2010 (2013 not supported).
  5. The ‘Send file to Accountant’ facility, assumes user already has a service such as dropbox in place and setup. It places accountants copy or Portable Company File in the specific folder configured for services such as dropbox.
  6. Third party applictions that are compatible with the UK versions of QuickBooks
  7. Future product releases (updates)

QuickBooks Online

Package Comparison

Includes updates and new features as they come available
Free support
Access your key feature from your mobile browser
Amount of user/s, plus your accountant

1

3

5

Access to reports

14

40+

65+

Track sales, expenses and profits
Unlimited customer invoicing
Configure with local tax rates
Company Snapshot; see the statue of your company in 1 screen
Handle multiple currencies
Track inventory
Create budgets & compare to actual performance
Tax income by job or project
Track data for multiple business locations
Now integrates with the 4 major South African banks
*ABSA, FNB, Nedbank, Standard Bank

Quick Payroll Key Player 2017

Full Features

Number of companies

Unlimited

Number of users

Up to 10*

Number of employees

From 10 up to unlimited employees**

Support for the first year. Legislative and product updates are also included. ***
Create an unlimited number of transactions for different rates of normal and overtime pay.
Import or export transaction values for use in batches e.g. Excel
Assistants (Wizards) in the software for easy setup and processing.
EFT bank transfers to all the major banks in South Africa.
Various password protection levels.
Process weekly/fortnightly/monthly pay periods across single or multiple companies.
Process special (additional) payroll Runs
Perform ‘what if’ payslip calculations.
Automatic accrual of leave days due.
Automatic leave pay out calculations on termination of employees.
Automatic calculation of BCEA leave rates per employee.
Included: EMP501 Reconciliation report for easy tax submissions.
Caters for statutory reporting requirements such as EMP201’s (UIF/SDL/PAYE)
Electronic monthly UIF Submissions

*Single user. Additional users can be purchased.

**As per your purchased licence. If you require more employees and companies or additional users, a fee will be applied.

**Subject to an annual licence fee after the completion of the first year. Quick Payroll is sold subject to an annual licence fee which cover all legislative upgrades as well as telephonic and email support. In addition, you are able to take on year-to-year totals, at any time of the year, without losing vital payroll information.

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