QuickBooks Online

Small business accounting software

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QuickBooks Online Overview

What is 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.

QuickBooks Online Overview

Pricing

Starting from
$10.00/month

Pricing options

Free Trial
Free
Subscription
Value for money

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 Features

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

Media

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
QuickBooks Online video 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

QuickBooks Online Reviews

QuickBooks Online Reviews

Overall rating
4.3
/
5
Excellent
2139

Very good
1333

Average
441

Poor
119

Terrible
118

Value for Money
4.1
Features
4.2
Ease of Use
4.1
Customer Support
3.9
84% recommended this app
Tosif V.

QUICKBOOKS for INVOICING

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.


Andre C.

Perfect for businesses wanting to move to the next level

We use Quickbooks Online for our practice, we utilize 3rd party integration for time capture (and yes while Quickbooks does offer this, requires the program to be open - a mini app would be perfect for this). Payroll is very flexible and easy to use.


Brian S.

Quickbooks Online Review


Jimmy M.

I'm happily married to QuickBooks

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.


Harlan E.

Manage your financial well being!

Running a medicall practice is difficult enough, Quickbooks all our practice to not have to worry about keeping track of our income or expenses. In addition we dont have to worry about data integrity either!


Tosif V.
Industry: Transportation/Trucking/Railroad
Company size: 11-50 Employees

QUICKBOOKS for INVOICING

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 09/10/2020
Review Source: Capterra

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.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 9.0/10

Andre C.
Industry: Accounting
Company size: 2-10 Employees

Perfect for businesses wanting to move to the next level

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 09/10/2020
Review Source: Capterra

We use Quickbooks Online for our practice, we utilize 3rd party integration for time capture (and yes while Quickbooks does offer this, requires the program to be open - a mini app would be perfect for this). Payroll is very flexible and easy to use.

Pros

Ease of use for the most common features (invoicing, expense capturing), receipt capture assistance, quick and flexible search, 3rd party marketplace. Accountant version has good client management.

Cons

Not all features available in mobile (no payroll), No automatic late charge/ overdue interest (requires either manual or using 3rd party integration which greatly increases cost of product). Document attaching limited only to invoices and expense receipt capture (should be on invoice payment). Time recording should be easier within desktop app (have mini app for this ). No integration into Office 365 (would be great to have ability to bill for emails, appts, tasks etc) as well as ability to see Quickbooks Receivables when viewing either Office365 contact or viewing, writing email

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 10.0/10

Brian S.
Industry: Religious Institutions
Company size: 11-50 Employees

Quickbooks Online Review

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 05/01/2021
Review Source: Capterra

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.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 8.0/10

Jimmy M.
Industry: Food & Beverages
Company size: 51-200 Employees

I'm happily married to QuickBooks

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 29/06/2019
Review Source: Capterra

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

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 7.0/10

Harlan E.
Industry: Medical Practice
Company size: 2-10 Employees

Manage your financial well being!

Used Daily for 1+ year
Reviewed on 20/11/2020
Review Source: Capterra

Running a medicall practice is difficult enough, Quickbooks all our practice to not have to worry about keeping track of our income or expenses. In addition we dont have to worry about data integrity either!

Pros

The fact that QuickBooks online offers an online version of its products is very important to the maintaining of data integrity. With Quickbooks keeping the back ups in the cloud I can be anywhere where their is an internet connection to pay bills, collect money or even reconcile my bank account.

Cons

The one thin that is bothersome is that this software is expensive. But if you want the best you must be prepared to pay for it!

Response from Intuit

Thank you for leaving this kind review, Harlan. We're thrilled to hear that QuickBooks has made such a positive impact on you and your business. Wishing you continued success and great health during this difficult time! -Hannah, The QuickBooks Team.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 9.0/10

User recommendation
8.2/10
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QuickBooks Online Pricing

QuickBooks Online Pricing

Starting from
$10.00/month
Free Trial
Free
Subscription
Value for money

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

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

Value for Money
4.1/5
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QuickBooks Online Features

QuickBooks Online Features

API
Accounting Integration
Accounting Management
Activity Dashboard
Audit Trail
Automatic Notifications
Billing & Invoicing
Compliance Management
Customizable Reporting
Data Import/Export
Electronic Payments
Expense Tracking
Financial Analysis
Invoice Management
Invoice Processing
Multi-Currency
Real Time Data
Reporting & Statistics
Third Party Integration
Workflow Management
Features
4.2/5
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Additional information for QuickBooks Online

Additional information for QuickBooks Online

Key features of QuickBooks Online

  • 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

Benefits

  • 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.

  • QuickBooks Online FAQs

    QuickBooks Online FAQs

    Below are some frequently asked questions for QuickBooks Online.

    Q. What type of pricing plans does QuickBooks Online offer?

    QuickBooks Online offers the following pricing plans:

    Starting from: $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

    Q. What are the main features of QuickBooks Online?

    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

    Q. Who are the typical users of QuickBooks Online?

    QuickBooks Online has the following typical customers:

    Small Business, Non Profit, Freelancers

    Q. What languages does QuickBooks Online support?

    QuickBooks Online supports the following languages:

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

    Q. Does QuickBooks Online support mobile devices?

    QuickBooks Online supports the following devices:

    Android, iPhone, iPad

    Q. What other apps does QuickBooks Online integrate with?

    QuickBooks Online integrates with the following applications:

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

    Q. What level of support does QuickBooks Online offer?

    QuickBooks Online offers the following support options:

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