-Simple, easy to use visual interface with interactive tutorials
-Large number of add-on products and services
-Industry specific versions for Manufacturers, Wholesalers, Professional Service Firms, -Contractors, Non-Profit entities and Retailers
-New relational database supports larger number of transactions
Apple MAC specific version
-Small business 1-25 employees with general accounting needs
-Light manufacturing and average cost only inventory
For most tasks, QuickBooks does not require users to understand standard accounting procedures. Most transactions are recorded using on-line screens that closely resemble paper-based forms such as invoices or checks.
The product is very easy to install and can be done so without technical support or a professional accountant in many cases.