About QuickBooks Online

QuickBooks Online is a cloud-based accounting solution that helps small businesses manage their accounting, income, expenses, payroll, and more. No additional software is required as all accounts are viewed via the online login portal, with custom feeds and charts, custom invoice creation, 'Pay Now' buttons, and mobile websites, and all with auto-synchronization. The native mobile apps for Android and iOS facilitate on-the-go sales receipt capture, expense tracking, cash flow management, account balance tracking, time tracking, transaction review, purchase order management, client communications, and more.

QuickBooks Online automatically syncs a complete business finance profile to one single dashboard where multiple users can view in-depth reports and accounts of company finances. The platform creates trade, profit, and loss sheets as well as billing and invoice solutions that are all mobile compatible and print friendly. Users can create their own custom reports and feeds from within the dashboard so businesses only see what matters the most to them.

By navigating through the QuickBooks Online dashboard users can track payments, sales history, and invoice details, add users, and edit permissions. QuickBooks Online is completely integrated with QuickBooks Online Payroll and Intuit GoPayment, as well as third party apps such as PayPal, Shopify, Xero, Salesforce, Square POS, and more.

Pricing starting from:

US$10.00/month

  • Free Trial
  • Free
  • Subscription

Key benefits of QuickBooks Online

  • Accounts management: QuickBooks Online allows users to access their complete accounting data as well as editing, creating, duplicating and sharing information with employees, consultants, associates and partners.

  • Interface and dashboard: users can login to their QuickBooks Online backend from anywhere with internet access, no downloadable software is required and users can create customizable feeds and charts.

  • Security and backups: All data inputted is securely backed-up to the cloud and data can be exported to Excel spreadsheets. QuickBooks Online will track customer payments and send notifications of any errors in processing.

  • Subscriptions and pricing details: All QuickBooks Online packages include support, from initial startup to ongoing support enquiries. Continuing updates and upgrades are all included in the pricing plan. Users can also avail of a 30 day trial before financial commitment is required.

  • Multi-platform transparency: QuickBooks Online will auto-sync with all connected devices and the multiple users connected to each package. Users can create restrictions for each user to enforce in-house hierarchy.

  • Devices

    Business size

    S M L

    Markets

    United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, China and 5 others, India, Japan, Germany, Brazil, Mexico

    Supported Languages

    Chinese (Traditional), English, French, Portuguese, Spanish

    Pricing starting from:

    US$10.00/month

    • Free Trial
    • Free
    • Subscription

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    From the dashboard users can view reports on key metrics and carry out key tasks
    Create invoices from pre-designed templates
    Create customized reports or chose from recommended reports
    Small businesses can track their banking and credit cards
    Sales can be tracked including overdue payments, open invoices, unbilled activity, and more
    Overdue and not-deposited invoices can be easily tracked
    Quickbooks Online can be used to track expenses
    The employee module can be used to manage payrolls
    Reports can be viewed to gain insight into metrics within specified time periods
    Calculate sales tax and record tax payments
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    QuickBooks Online screenshot: From the dashboard users can view reports on key metrics and carry out key tasks QuickBooks Online screenshot: Create invoices from pre-designed templates QuickBooks Online screenshot: Create customized reports or chose from recommended reports QuickBooks Online screenshot: Small businesses can track their banking and credit cards QuickBooks Online screenshot: Sales can be tracked including overdue payments, open invoices, unbilled activity, and more QuickBooks Online screenshot: Overdue and not-deposited invoices can be easily tracked QuickBooks Online screenshot: Quickbooks Online can be used to track expenses QuickBooks Online screenshot: The employee module can be used to manage payrolls QuickBooks Online screenshot: Reports can be viewed to gain insight into metrics within specified time periods QuickBooks Online screenshot: Calculate sales tax and record tax payments

    Features

    Total features of QuickBooks Online: 65

    • ACH Payment Processing
    • API
    • Account Reconciliation
    • Accounting Management
    • Activity Dashboard
    • Ad hoc Reporting
    • Automatic Backup
    • Bank Reconciliation
    • Billable Hours Tracking
    • Billing & Invoicing
    • Budgeting
    • Cash Flow Management
    • Categorization
    • Charting
    • Check Printing
    • Credit Card Integration
    • Credit Card Processing
    • Custom Fields
    • Custom Forms
    • Customizable Branding
    • Customizable Categories
    • Customizable Reporting
    • Customizable Templates
    • Data Import/Export
    • Deadline Management
    • Deduction Management
    • Direct Deposit
    • Discount Management
    • Document Templates
    • Drag & Drop Interface
    • Electronic Payments
    • Email Integration
    • Estimating
    • Expense Claims
    • Expense Tracking
    • GPS
    • GPS Integration
    • Geolocation
    • Inventory Tracking
    • Invoice Management
    • Invoice Processing
    • Location Tracking
    • Mobile Integration
    • Multi-Currency
    • PCI DSS Compliance
    • Payroll Integration
    • Payroll Management
    • Profit / Loss Statement
    • Purchase Order Management
    • Purchasing Management
    • Real Time Data
    • Real Time Reporting
    • Real Time Updates
    • Receipt Management
    • Receiving
    • Recurring Billing
    • SSL Security
    • Sales Tax Management
    • Sales Tracking
    • Third Party Integration
    • Time & Expense Tracking
    • Trend Analysis
    • User Management
    • Vendor Management
    • eCommerce Integration

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    Reviews

    Overall rating

    4.3 /5
    (4,200)
    Value for Money
    4.1/5
    Features
    4.2/5
    Ease of Use
    4.1/5
    Customer Support
    3.9/5

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    Tosif V.
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    • Industry: Transportation/Trucking/Railroad
    • Company size: 11-50 Employees
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

    QUICKBOOKS for INVOICING

    Reviewed on 09/10/2020

    Overall quickbooks is a good tool for small business to track expenses, invoice customers and track...

    Overall quickbooks is a good tool for small business to track expenses, invoice customers and track the invoices received. You can even email and customize invoices right from the software.

    Pros

    Quicksbooks is a great software for the small busineess. It allows for invoicing customers in an easy way. If you are out of the limit for the invoices, you can make a small purchase and make it online and can access it from anywhere and everywhere from the tablet, pc or phone. It is a real easy way for tracking the invoices and marking them paid with accounts receivable. It also allows for digital time card where you can record the employees time of in and out. Great software and easy to learn.

    Cons

    The things you want to consider improving the software is it should give easy ways for tracking the accounts paid and invoices paid by the customer. Everything else looks pretty decent.

    Joshua M.
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    • Industry: Real Estate
    • Company size: 2-10 Employees
    • Used Weekly for 2+ years
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    It's The Standard, But Not Because It's The Best

    Reviewed on 09/02/2021

    Overall, we still use it because it's the best option for our accountant and it integrates well...

    Overall, we still use it because it's the best option for our accountant and it integrates well with our business management software. However, if another stable option presented itself with a similar feature set but providing a better client experience I would absolutely consider moving to another product.

    Pros

    The biggest pro of Quickbooks is that your accountant is going to be very familiar with it. The second biggest pro is that it's probably going to be integrated with whatever software you use to manage your business.

    Cons

    The software can be quite "buggy" at times, adjusting options randomly with no explanation. Not only this, but it can be difficult to get certain features to even work. For example, the T-Sheets integrations never exported our employee information over, which defeated the purpose of using T-Sheets versus another time tracker. Neither the Quickbooks nor T-Sheets customer support could ever find out why this was not working. On the subject of Quickbooks customer support, they don't seem to be very well educated in the software itself. The times I've had to contact them, they were not very helpful and didn't seem to have any more knowledge of the product than I had.

    Jimmy M.
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    • Industry: Food & Beverages
    • Company size: 51-200 Employees
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    • Likelihood to recommend 7.0 /10

    I'm happily married to QuickBooks

    Reviewed on 29/06/2019

    I think the future is digital and it's time that we all dropped our fear and start keeping our...

    I think the future is digital and it's time that we all dropped our fear and start keeping our records online.

    It’s very possible that your hard disk could crash but Quickbooks will still be there storing your records.

    I recommend Quick books to small and medium-sized companies.

    Pros

    Before I began using QuickBooks, my biggest fear was that we were going to entrust a cloud with our money.

    Personally, I was hesitant for a long time and so was my company. But after that, we decided to take a leap of faith and use QuickBooks. We’ve been happily married to this software ever after.

    So here is why I like QuickBooks

    It’s invoicing feature is amazing. The feature automatically invoices our customers and brilliantly matches the invoices to the customers.

    Quickbooks takes payments, bills and compiles reports for everything

    And while Quickbooks is doing this, everyone on the accounting team accesses it with ease.

    Cons

    Quickbooks crashes a lot and limits access to a few number of people. That's why I don't recommend it to big firms.

    Response from Intuit

    Hi Jimmy. We're so glad you decided to give QuickBooks a chance. It's wonderful to hear you're enjoying it for your business needs. Storing data on cloud storage can be daunting which is why security is our top priority. More information on how we protect your data can be found here: https://security.intuit.com/index.php

    The great part of our online product is the variety of subscriptions offered that can be used by different sized companies. We recently introduced a new level called QuickBooks Online Advanced (https://quickbooks.intuit.com/blog/whats-new/quickbooks-online-advanced-growing-with-and-for-our-customers/) which allows up to 25 users and has new features to help run a larger company.

    Thank you for taking the time to write a review and welcome to the QuickBooks family!

    Jen, The QuickBooks Team

    Brian S.
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    • Industry: Religious Institutions
    • Company size: 11-50 Employees
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

    Quickbooks Online Review

    Reviewed on 05/01/2021

    Pros

    Quickbooks Online is very easy to use and at an affordable price point for many small and non-profit businesses. Since it is cloud-based, I can access it from any computer, at home or the office. It is sleek and easy to find what I'm looking.

    Cons

    Since it is a cloud-based software, it is dependent on a reliable internet connection. It is also missing some reporting features compared to the full desktop version of quickbooks.

    Stacey H.
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    • Industry: Accounting
    • Company size: 2-10 Employees
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    QuickBooks Online is the way to go!

    Reviewed on 23/11/2020

    Great. I personally do not want to and try not to take on any new clients unless they are already...

    Great. I personally do not want to and try not to take on any new clients unless they are already using or are at least willing to use Online QuickBooks.

    Pros

    Easy to use. Love that it is cloud-based and can login from anywhere. I love that myself and my team can all be working in the same company file at the same time from wherever we are. Also my favorite feature which probably saves hours of time per month is the bank feed feature.

    Cons

    QuickBooks online features are always trying to be smart which if you are not careful can be matched and entered incorrectly resulting in reporting that is not exactly correct. However as long as you are careful and understand what the software is doing then you can save tons of time.

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    QuickBooks Online FAQs

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    QuickBooks Online offers the following pricing plans:

    • Starting from: US$10.00/month
    • Pricing model: Free, Subscription
    • Free Trial: Available

    30-day free trial, no credit card required. Independent contractors: Self-Employed: $10/month Small businesses: Simple Start: $20/month Essentials: $40/month Plus: $60/month

    QuickBooks Online offers the following features:

    • ACH payment processing
    • Account reconciliation
    • Accounting management
    • Actionable insights
    • Activity dashboard
    • Ad hoc reporting
    • Automated online banking
    • Automatic backup
    • Automatic tax calculations
    • Bank reconciliation
    • Banking data synchronization
    • Billable hours tracking
    • Billing & invoicing
    • Budgeting
    • Cash flow management
    • Cash flow statement
    • Categorization
    • Charting
    • Check printing
    • Create & manage invoices
    • Create custom invoices
    • Create estimates
    • Credit card integration
    • Credit card processing
    • Custom fields
    • Custom forms
    • Custom invoices
    • Customizable billing
    • Customizable branding
    • Customizable categories
    • Customizable reporting
    • Customizable templates
    • Dashboards and feeds
    • Data import/export
    • Deadline tracking
    • Deduction management
    • Direct deposit
    • Discount management
    • Document templates
    • Drag & drop interface
    • Electronic payments
    • Email integration
    • Enhanced payroll
    • Enter & manage bills
    • Estimating
    • Expense claims
    • Expense tracking
    • Export data to Excel
    • GPS
    • GPS integration
    • Geolocation
    • Income & expenses management
    • Income statements
    • Inventory tracking
    • Invoice management
    • Invoice processing
    • Location tracking
    • Mileage tracking
    • Mobile integration
    • Mobile receipt capture
    • Multi-currency
    • Multi-device document sharing
    • One-click reporting
    • Organize expenses
    • Outstanding invoices
    • PCI DSS compliance
    • Paperless receipt tracking
    • Pay online link in invoices
    • Payroll integration
    • Payroll management
    • Print checks
    • Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet reports
    • Profit / loss statement
    • Purchase order management
    • Purchasing management
    • Real time data
    • Real time reporting
    • Real time updates
    • Receipt management
    • Receiving
    • Recurring billing
    • Reoccurring payments
    • SSL security
    • Sales tax management
    • Sales tracking
    • Synchronization management
    • Taxes management
    • Third party integration
    • Time & expense tracking
    • Track payments
    • Track sales & expenses
    • Trend analysis
    • User management
    • Vendor management
    • eCommerce integration

    QuickBooks Online has the following typical customers:

    Small Business, Non Profit, Freelancers

    QuickBooks Online supports the following languages:

    Chinese (Traditional), English, French, Portuguese, Spanish

    QuickBooks Online supports the following devices:

    Android, iPhone, iPad

    QuickBooks Online integrates with the following applications:

    3dcart, Bill.com, Bill4Time, Payment Evolution, ProWorkflow, QuickBooks Payroll, SalesNexus, Shopify, VerticalResponse, Zoho CRM

    QuickBooks Online offers the following support options:

    Forum, FAQs, Knowledge Base, Video Tutorials, Online Support, Phone Support

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