Category Archives : QuickBooks

Blogs and topics covering QuickBooks Financial systems.

QuickBooks Online Document Center Closed

Did you get that email? Intuit told us that the QuickBooks Online Accountant Document Center will be discontinued. This surprised me, so I did some research to find out what was going on. Here is what was found. What Is The QuickBooks Online Accountant Document Center? “Document Management” is an important feature in an accounting system, something that […]


Sync Manager Discontinuation for Recurring Payments Merchants on current versions of QuickBooks

What is happening? Each current supported version of QuickBooks Desktop will continue working with Sync Manager until it receives a software update that will allow it to work independently of Sync Manager. No action is required until the software update is available. Once the software update is available, you must install it to continue using […]


Security Notification

QuickBooks Desktop Security Threat Update

Description: Intuit has identified, and is implementing an update to address a security vulnerability in QuickBooks desktop software. This has no impact on QuickBooks Online. Detailed Instructions: For supported versions of QuickBooks desktop, Intuit has begun the process of proactively notifying customers of the steps required to install an update, which is designed to address […]

QuickBooks 2016 R5 Released

Intuit released the QuickBooks 2016 R5 update for the U.S. version of QuickBooks. This is available as a manual update from the Intuit support website. I’m not sure when it will go out as an automatic update. I haven’t had a chance to test this yet. You may want to wait a week to see […]

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Fixing QuickBooks Gmail Problems

When you are working with QuickBooks desktop products you usually have several options for email integration: Web Mail, Outlook and QuickBooks E-mail. If you are using Google Gmail, you want to select the Web Mail option, but some people can’t get it to work with Gmail. Here’s a way to resolve that problem for most […]

QuickBooks Desktop: Attach Documents for a Paperless Tomorrow

Accounting is about more than just numbers. QuickBooks lets you make documents available from within the program itself. You could call QuickBooks a “green” computer program. It can conserve reams of paper by storing customer and vendor records, for example, emailing transaction forms, and accepting online payments. Most small businesses are a long way from […]



QuickBooks Desktop Missing Outlook Option for Send Forms

I ran into a new issue to me today. I had just installed the latest edition of QuickBooks Enterprise, as well as the latest edition of Microsoft Office. I am currently operating on Microsoft Windows 8.1, although I don’t think that has as much to do with the issue. As soon as my installations were done, I […]

QuickBooks 2016 and QBES 16.0 System Requirements

Detailed information QuickBooks Pro/Premier 2016 and Enterprise 16.0 Operating systems supported: Windows 8.1, all editions including 64-bit, natively installed Windows 7, all editions including 64-bit, natively installed Windows Vista (SP2 or later), all editions including 64-bit, natively installed  Windows Server 2012, Windows Small Business Server 2011, Small Business Server 2008 Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows […]

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QuickBooks 2016 (4 of 4) – What to Expect

QuickBooks Statement Writer and Microsoft Office Out of the box, prior versions of QuickBooks had difficulty in getting QuickBooks Statement Writer to run with Microsoft Office 2013. In the QuickBooks Statement Writer setup windows you would see a statement that says that it requires Microsoft Office 2007 or 2010, with no mention of Office 2013. […]