If you’re leaning towards a desktop edition, QuickBooks Pro vs Premier is two options for small- to mid-sized businesses.
Before we get started, here are a few things to remember:
The QuickBooks product portfolio is full of nuance: There are minor and easy to overlook differences between software editions. QuickBooks product features can also change. Products even become discontinued from time to time, so be mindful of this when you shop for software. Here are the main features of QuickBooks Pro:
Allows for three users. When you buy QuickBooks you’re licensed to use it with a certain number of computers. In this case, only three. A Customer Snapshot feature that provides key customer insights at a glance. Income Tracker, a feature that shows your income-producing transactions and unpaid invoices to help you follow up with customers on payment. Sales tax tracking. Here are some key selling points of QuickBooks Premier:
It allows for five users. An upgraded Inventory Center to help you manage inventory activities with many reports. The ability to set up multiple units of measurement for inventory items. An Inventory Assembly feature where you can track each piece of inventory and non-inventory material used to create the products you’re selling. Job Costing Center to review time spent, income, and expenses for each job. Ability to bill clients by job phase, percentage completed, and time spent. Sales orders and backorder capabilities.