Quickbooks Accounting Software Review

Quickbooks is the US-based accounting and invoicing software for small and medium-size businesses. About 900,000 businesses around the world use Quickbooks Online, as of March 2015. Quickbooks Online is a powerful, yet user-friendly accounting system with an exceptional invoicing/payment processing, reporting, and mobile apps however you won’t get advanced features like auto expense categorization rules or multi-currency support. In addition, you can do both cash and accrual based accounting. The company provides free trial period.

Quickbooks is the smartest choice for small business owners who work with accountants. If you are a business owner and not working with accountants, just looking for basic revenue and expense tracking then try Wave.

Quickbooks Pricing

Quickbooks Online has 3 plans that vary in their set of features and the number of users you can have:

The Simple Start Edition ($13/month) gives you all the key accounting features except the ability to save bills, set up recurring invoices or control user access privileges. Additionally, you’re also limited to 1 user and have more basic reports.

The Essentials Edition ($27/month) increases that to 3 users and adds billing, recurring invoices, and access privileges. You also get 40+ built-in reports, as opposed to only 20+ with the basic edition.
The Plus Edition ($40/month) can be used by up to 5 users and adds inventory management, time tracking, budgeting and more. Furthermore, you also get 65+ built-in business reports.

Check out the Quickbooks website for a comparison of the 3 plans. There’s also a “Self-Employed” edition ($8) that has basic transaction management along with some special tools for tracking deductions. There’s no invoicing/billing, however, or any of the more advanced features.

Quickbooks Features :

Features Included
Features Not Included
5 Types of Accounts
*Time Tracking
Auto-import Bank Transactions
*Inventory Management
Payment Processing
Categorization/Automation Rules

*Available in the “Plus” Edition.
**Available as an add-on.

Quickbooks Integrations

Integrations it has
Integrations Lacking
Project Management
Cloud Storage
(Google Drive, Dropbox, Box)
Time Tracking
Digital Signature
(Right Signature)
(Zoho, Salesforce)
(Shopify, BigCommerce)
Payment Processing
(Stripe, Square)
(Shopify, Vend)

Quickbooks Customer Service

No, phone and chat support are available 6 am to 6 pm PST, Monday to Friday. Phone support is also available Saturday from 6 am to 3 pm.