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QuickBooks is the leading accounting software for small businesses.

About QuickBooks Desktop Premier

QuickBooks is the leading accounting software for small businesses.

Average rating 4.3/5

Total score
4.3
“Ease of use
4.5
User support
4
Features
4.3

Product details

Starting price:

1usd / per month
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Desktop & Mobile Platforms:

Mac

Windows

Training:

Documentation

Online

Support:

Working hours

Online

Software Developer

Intuit
https://www.intuit.com
Set up in 1983
United States

Features

"What If" Scenarios
Asset Lifecycle Management
Cash Management
Consolidation/Roll-Up
Forecasting
General Ledger
Income & Balance Sheet
Multi-Company
Multi-Department/Project
Profit/Loss Statement
Version Control
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Alternatives QuickBooks Desktop Premier


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Zalmen E.

«Great product! Simple to use! Beautiful interface!»

Usability

Support

Features

5

Overall rating

Benefits:

Easy to learn and use. The layout is also very nice which makes it easier to navigate through. And the best thing is that they keep on adding and updating with every new release.

Drawbacks:

The only con is that the reports part can be a little better. You, also can't create certain reports that are important sometimes...

In sum:

It's a great and easy to use product with lots of good options within the program.

October 2, 2021
Feedback source: the Internet
A
Aleshia K.

«Overall Good»

Usability

Support

Features

3

Overall rating

Benefits:

Has lots of additional features within the payroll section, like using weekly timesheets to enter payroll hours, that if used properly can help streamline invoices and ensure accuracy with billable hours. There's lots of other apps that are compatible and sync up with Quickbooks too. Love being able to add Classes to separate out the divisions in our company.

Drawbacks:

Unfortunately some records don't allow or don't carry over the class function. For example, a classified invoice gets paid but the payment doesn't get classified, so when you try pulling balance sheets by class the A/R only has the invoices and not payments, giving a super off number and in a big company you're not about to calculate that manually. Can also be touchy when looking at old payroll records so you need to be trained on what not to do or what to watch for.

In sum:

Generally happy

October 1, 2021
Feedback source: the Internet
J
Jennifer W.

«Quickbooks Premier Nonprofit Edition 2016»

Usability

Support

Features

5

Overall rating

Benefits:

I love the customize-able reports and easy payroll/employee center function. I only use the Customers and the Payroll modules.

Drawbacks:

I wish there was more functionality with the time off accruals. We have many different types and parameters. It would be nice to be able to customize them.

September 28, 2021
Feedback source: the Internet
K
Kim d.

«Quick books looks after (almost) everything I could possibly need for me to run a business, it is just taking me a bit of time to learn. »

Usability

Support

Features

4

Overall rating

Benefits:

Pretty much everything needed to run a business is in quick books. Love how everything is mapped out on the home page. Was trying to run small business with "WAVE" and Excel. We were doing it but it was hard to keep track of everything. Love having a program that manages everything you could possibly need all in one place. Lots of help available on line (great), if you know what the problem is and where to look for the answer.

Drawbacks:

When a mistake is made, trying to find the mistake and fix it can be quite difficult. My Mistake: Figuring out what has to be voided or deleted before I can void or delete something else. Figuring out what the mistake was, knowing where to look for it ( I have entered a couple of entries twice. One as an invoice that was paid, and one as a sales receipt. When I was doing a search for the sale, because they were entered differently ...when I did a search for the sale amount both transactions wouldn't show at the same time. They only looked for INVOICE, or BILL etc- It wouldn't search for amount in two different ways of billing. Both of them had been deposited before I realized I was wrong. Boy did I spend a lot of time 1st figuring out what had happened , then 2nd figuring out how to fix it so everything reconciled. There is a lot of "help" available on line, so long as you know what you are looking for. Would be great if there was free learning available on line in video form to watch while you do.

In sum:

Overall, I am very happy with quick-books. I miss the simplicity of WAVE sometimes, but love how quick books manages my inventory, ordering needs, purchase orders, sales receipts, email, logo's, etc. I would probably have benefited from a class first. Having started using it, I would never go backwards again and give it up. It is part of the company now. One of us!

September 24, 2021
Feedback source: the Internet
J
Justin A.

«QuickBooks Premier is Entirely Sufficient and Good Foundation for New/Small Business»

Usability

Support

Features

3

Overall rating

Benefits:

Accounting Customizable Reports Layout Design for Quotes, Invoices, Etc. Contract (Custom) Price Management

Drawbacks:

Inventory Management Some Glitches Here and There

In sum:

QuickBooks Premier is a fairly comprehensive program for managing your new or small business. It is very good at accounting and basic information management - estimates, invoices, items, vendors, customers, etc. It lacks some of the more comprehensive features of competitive offerings, or even QuickBooks own Enterprise solution but offers a good foundation for software that can handle most of what you'll need it to do.

September 22, 2021
Feedback source: the Internet
S
Steffiny K.

«QB Premier Contractor Edition 2016»

Usability

Support

Features

4

Overall rating

Benefits:

The company I work for has the QuickBooks Premier Contractor Edition 2016. My favorite aspect is the ease of use to handle daily accounting tasks and the features to pull reports.

Drawbacks:

There are certain functions that are a bit more difficult that a CPA or the customer service team cannot assist with. A couple of examples include the inability to create contra-accounts and ordering W-2c forms through the software.

In sum:

Overall QuickBooks Premier is a great program for your needs.

September 18, 2021
Feedback source: the Internet
J
Joshua J.

«Great program for the price.»

Usability

Support

Features

4

Overall rating

Benefits:

The premier version allows you to do so much, from detailed check reports showing all paid invoices to keeping track of receivables and payables. For how in depth the program is I was surprised at how simple it is to learn the ins and outs.

Drawbacks:

Overall the product is great, and my only true complaint was the wait times to get a hold of customer service representatives.

In sum:

I have used both the online version and premier and was completely satisfied with my decision to switch to the premier software.

September 3, 2021
Feedback source: the Internet
S
Stefan S.

«Slow Start But Once You Get The Hang of It... It's Great!»

Usability

Support

Features

5

Overall rating

Benefits:

QuickBooks is fairly easy to use and customizeable. A bit of a learning curve on the front end but once you get going it's fairly simple. You enter the information and Quickbooks does all the "dirty work" in the background. With the addition of TSheets it has made time tracking SUPER easy. TSheets Customer Service (this means yout DM1) is REALLY GREAT and rounds out the product nicely. Both are comprehensive enough to get all the time tracking, accounting and financial reporting you need.

Drawbacks:

A bit of a learning curve on the front end and they could use a few more comprehensive, professionally produced training videos.

In sum:

Overall very happy with both products!

August 24, 2021
Feedback source: the Internet
c
carla s.

«QuickBooks Premier»

Usability

Support

Features

4

Overall rating

Benefits:

Love the affordability of this product, all basic functions needed, ease of use, improved modules, 99% reporting

Drawbacks:

There are glitches in some reporting, limits on accounting functions-wish they were more comprehensive, expensive upgrade

In sum:

I have used QB since the first DOS program. I like the Premier version.

August 22, 2021
Feedback source: the Internet
M
Mohamad C.

«Has been using QB since 1995»

Usability

Support

Features

4

Overall rating

Benefits:

Easy to use , flexible to fix wrong data entries, can import almost any transaction type , cover core functions

Drawbacks:

Not accessible because it is on site , you need to do backup to protect your data from any loss or problem

August 7, 2021
Feedback source: the Internet