Quicken QuickBooks Plus 2012/13
Timesaving features and powerful functionality make QuickBooks Plus accounting software a must for efficiency-minded businesses that manage inventory and track payroll.
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Easy to set-up, learn and use
QuickBooks uses plain English and has an Easy Setup Wizard to get your business up and running within minutes. QuickBooks’ user-friendly home page ensures all frequently used activities and features are available within a few clicks of your mouse. Simply fill out familiar forms on your screen – such as cheques or invoices – and QuickBooks does the accounting for you.
Comprehensive payroll management
The inbuilt security safeguards and information messages allow users to edit or void past payroll payments without the need to recalculate entire pay cheques while the Detailed and Streamlined Payroll Summary Reports helps make end of period reporting and analysis effortless.
QuickBooks Plus integrated payroll will save you time and money by avoiding duplicate data entry and will help you avoid hassles associated with incorrect payroll withholding.
Comprehensive employee record management
Record detailed employee information such as leave, wages, promotions and contact details using the Employee Organiser Wizard, as well as produce sophisticated summaries of your employees’ details and history. By storing your important employee information in one easy-to-access location you can better manage your employees and improve business efficiency.
Record, track and reconcile your inventory balance
Monitor business performance
Quickly view your business performance using the company snapshot tool. Customisable fields and graphs allow you to design a ‘snapshot’ that presents the most significant information that impacts your business decisions – with the ability to drill down into transaction, customer or supplier details. Click here to view a short demonstration of this feature.More than 100 reports and graphs can be generated within the Reports Centre to help you keep a close eye on your business. With just one click you can also drill down into reports to find detailed financial information. You can even convert the report into a PDF file for email, so the recipient views the report just as you see it in QuickBooks.
Manage your business more effectively
QuickBooks integrates seamlessly with Reckon Tools SuperLink by incorporating a Super Fund Identification Field that links to a comprehensive list of Australia’s superannuation funds; providing you an easier way of managing your Super Choice compliance and superannuation payments.
Real-time BAS lodgement
An ‘always on’ Audit Trail
The ‘always on’ Audit Trail makes it easier for your accountant to spot possible trouble spots or mis-postings in your accounts.
Work more efficiently with your accountant or bookkeeper
The Accountant’s copy of your company data file allows you to work more collaboratively with your accountant, with a dividing date that clearly delineates which periods are for your accountant to work in, and which are for you. QuickBooks also allows you to perform a bank reconciliation – even if your Accountant is working on your file.
Industry specific Chart of Accounts
QuickBooks also includes 21 industry specific Chart of Accounts, so only accounts relevant to your business are included.
QuickBooks home page
All key tasks and functions are available within a few clicks of the home page with the Customer, Supplier, Employee and Report Centres. You can also customise how information is displayed in each of these centres. Plus control access to your confidential account balances with the QuickBooks’
Hide/Show preference. Simply switch your Account Balance previews to “off” to help ensure only you have access to your business’ confidential account balances.
This powerful portfolio of integrated financial solutions expands the capabilities of your accounting software with online data-backup, credit card payment systems, streamlined cash flow and superannuation compliance solutions.
- At least 2.0 GHZ Intel Pentium IV (or equivalent)
- Microsoft Windows XP users: At least 512MB of RAM for a single user and at least 1GB of RAM for multiple, concurrent users
- 1GB of RAM required for Windows VistaTM and Windows 7 users
- 1GB RAM for Windows Server 2003/2008*
- Windows XP/VistaTM /7 operating system
- 1GB of disk space (additional space required for company files)
- Internet Explorer 7.0 or later required
- Microsoft .NET Framework Common Language Runtime 1.1 (provided on QuickBooks Installation CD. Requires an additional 150MB)
- Microsoft .NET Framework Common Language Runtime 2.0 (provided on QuickBooks Installation CD. Requires an additional 150MB.)
- Requires 9 MB for QuickBooks Pro Timer
- At least 256-colour SVGA video
- 1024 x 768 pixel screen resolution
- 24X CD-ROM
- All online features/services require Internet access with at least a 56 Kbps modem (ADSL or Cable Modem recommended)
- Reckon GovConnect requires .NET Framework 3.5 and 60MB for install.
* Windows Small Business Server 2008 requires 4GB RAM. Windows Small Business Server 2003 is not supported.
Note: Windows 7 64-bit and Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit currently supported.
- Microsoft Word and Excel integration requires Microsoft Word and Excel 2003, 2007 or 2010
- If you want to synchronise with contact management software, you need Microsoft Outlook 2003, 2007 or 2010. Contact synchronisation with Outlook requires QuickBooks Contact Sync for Outlook
- Compatible with Reckon Retail Point of Sale Lite, Professional and Enterprise 2012/13.
- Multi-user mode is optimised for Microsoft Windows 2003 Server or Windows Server 2008 operating systems, and for Windows XP Pro/VistaTM/7**
- Terminal Services are supported for QuickBooks Premier and Enterprise 2012/13
** Not all versions of Windows VistaTM/7 are supported. Support is provided for Windows VistaTM Business and Ultimate and Windows 7 Professional and Ultimate.