It is the most popular Accounting Software for Small and Medium sized businesses in America. It is easy to use and have 4.8 million customers. It has a windows desktop and also mac desktop version. Its online version is also available. It captures around 85% to 90% accounting software market.
Intuit was founded in 1983 by Scott Cook and Tom Proulx in Mountain View, California, USA. After the success of Quicken for individual financial management, the company developed similar services for small business owners.
Intuit’s Canadian, British and Australian divisions offer versions of QuickBooks that support the unique tax calculation needs of each region, such as Canada’s GST, HST or PST sales tax, European VAT for the United Kingdom edition and Australia’s GST sales tax. The QuickBooks UK edition makes available support for Irish and South African VAT. The Mac version is available only in the United States.
How to learn QuickBooks?
The beauty of this software is that you need not to be an accountant to use this software. It is written in layman terms. Very easy to use interface. You can grab the following book to get started with it.
QuickBooks For Dummies is a good book to start with.
There are also online tutorials available here.
QuickBooks Pro is the best seller and most widely used.
QuickBooks Premier offers industry specific features and more inventory controls and manufacturing.
QuickBooks Online is the version if want to access over the web.
QuickBooks Point of Sale
QuickBooks Point of Sale is software that replaces a retailer’s cash register, tracks its inventory, sales, and customer information, and provides reports for managing its business and serving its customers.