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Introducing QuickBooks 2019 Desktop

| September 4, 2018 | 4 Comments

Intuit has announced QuickBooks 2019 for the desktop, here’s my quick rundown of what is new, and changed, for this year. QuickBooks 2019 Customer Invoice History Tracker When you display an invoice on screen you will see a See History link, which opens a window that provides you with additional information about the invoice.  You will be able […]

Intuit Leadership Changes – Good for QuickBooks?

| August 28, 2018 | 4 Comments

Intuit recently announced several changes in their top-level leadership, is this a good thing for QuickBooks? Time will tell. For many people, the biggest thing announced in the press release Intuit Announces Leadership Succession Plans was that Brad Smith will be stepping down (at the end of 2018) from his position of Chief Executive Officer of […]

QuickBooks 2018 R7

| July 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Intuit has released QuickBooks 2018 R7, which should be available via automatic updates. You can also go to the QuickBooks Update site to download the patch. This is a maintenance release that will impact a small number of users, in my estimation. I’ve not had a chance to test this particular update, as the changes […]

QuickBooks 2017 R10

| May 31, 2018 | 1 Comment

Intuit has released QuickBooks 2017 R10, a maintenance release that matches the recent QuickBooks 2018 R6 and QuickBooks 2016 R14 updates. Note that these updates probably won’t be released for QuickBooks 2015, since that product is being officially retired today. This update should be available via automatic updates. You can also go to the QuickBooks […]

QuickBooks 2016 R14

| May 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Intuit has released QuickBooks 2016 R14, which should be available via automatic updates. You can also go to the QuickBooks Update site to download the patch. This is a maintenance release with a few changes that are important to some users but not others. For most people, I recommend that you wait a week or two to see […]

QuickBooks 2018 R6

| May 17, 2018 | 2 Comments

Intuit has released QuickBooks 2018 R6, which should be available via automatic updates. You can also go to the QuickBooks Update site to download the patch. This is a maintenance release that will impact a small number of users, in my estimation. I’ve not had a chance to test this particular update, as the changes […]

QuickBooks 2017 R9

| March 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Intuit has released QuickBooks 2017 R9, which should be available via automatic updates. You can also go to the QuickBooks Update site to download the patch. There are just two bug fixes in this release: Fixes error 194 when working with Bank Feeds, by ensuring that routing numbers always have 9 digits. Fixes an issue that […]

QuickBooks 2018 R5

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Intuit has released QuickBooks 2018 R5, which should be available via automatic updates. You can also go to the QuickBooks Update site to download the patch. This is a maintenance release of the relatively new QuickBooks 2018 product. So far, QuickBooks 2018 has been fairly stable, which is an improvement over past years. However, I’ve […]

Fixing QuickBooks Bugs

| January 8, 2018 | 36 Comments

It would be fun to have a comprehensive list of QuickBooks bugs, at least as far as the desktop product. Want to help? Over the years I’ve tried to build a list like that, on several occasions. I never keep up with that, though, because it tends to be an exercise in frustration. When Intuit […]

QuickBooks 2015 Discontinuation Scheduled

| January 3, 2018 | 4 Comments

As happens every year about now, Intuit has announced are discontinuing an older version of QuickBooks. If you are using QuickBooks 2015 (Windows and Mac) then you won’t be able to use certain services and features after May 31, 2018. I won’t address why they do it, or if I think it is a good practice, I’ll just discuss what […]