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QuickBooks Desktop Release Numbering

| December 1, 2022

Let’s talk about QuickBooks Desktop Release numbering and how to understand the impact of the release number on how you run your business using QuickBooks. Intuit releases updates to each year’s version of QuickBooks Desktop throughout the year, to fix bugs and change features. You can see the year and release number of your product […]

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QuickBooks 2021 R11 80040400 Error

| December 1, 2022

If you are using any add-on products that work with QuickBooks Desktop, I strongly recommend that you do not update your product to QuickBooks 2021 R11. I’m getting reports from a variety of users who have that version and are reporting an 80040400 error. Note that this is an internal QuickBooks error number, your add-on product might not […]

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QuickBooks 2021 R11 Released

| November 19, 2022

Intuit has released QuickBooks 2021 R11, which includes changes that primarily affect users who use QuickBooks to file 1099 forms. This update will be available via automatic updates. You can also go to the QuickBooks Update site to download the patch. QuickBooks 2021 R11 1099 Changes This release includes a few changes that affect 1099 […]

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QuickBooks 2022 R6 Released

| November 19, 2022

Intuit has released QuickBooks 2022 R6, which includes changes that primarily affect users who use QuickBooks to file 1099 forms. This update will be available via automatic updates. You can also go to the QuickBooks Update site to download the patch. QuickBooks 2022 R6 1099 Changes This release includes a few changes that affect 1099 […]

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QuickBooks 2023 R3 Released

| October 27, 2022

Intuit has released QuickBooks 2023 R3, the first bug release update of the new product. I always recommend that you avoid using an R1 release, because we know that they are already working to fix bugs when they first release a new product year, based on the last minute reports from the beta testers. There […]

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QuickBooks 2020 R15 Released

| June 9, 2022

Intuit has released QuickBooks 2020 R15, which pretty much just affects people using QuickBooks Assisted Payroll. This update will be available via automatic updates. You can also go to the QuickBooks Update site to download the patch. QuickBooks 2020 R15 Assisted Payroll If you are using QuickBooks Assisted Payroll you can set up a Guideline 401(k) from […]

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QuickBooks 2021 R10 Released

| June 7, 2022

Intuit has released QuickBooks 2021 R10, which includes a small number of changes that will only affect a few businesses, in my opinion. This update will be available via automatic updates. You can also go to the QuickBooks Update site to download the patch. QuickBooks 2021 R10 and Microsoft Internet Explorer QuickBooks Desktop has used […]

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QuickBooks 2022 R5 Released

| June 7, 2022

Intuit has released QuickBooks 2022 R5, which includes a small number of changes that will only affect a few businesses, in my opinion. This update will be available via automatic updates. You can also go to the QuickBooks Update site to download the patch. QuickBooks 2022 R5 and Microsoft Internet Explorer QuickBooks Desktop has used […]

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QuickBooks 2020 R14 Released

| May 5, 2022

Intuit has released QuickBooks 2020 R14 for the desktop, with only one significant change. This update should be available via automatic updates. You can also go to the QuickBooks Update site to download the patch. QuickBooks 2020 R14 and Microsoft Internet Explorer QuickBooks Desktop has used a built-in version of Microsoft Internet Explorer for many functions […]

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