QuickBooks Premier 2022 vs. 2021 vs. 2020 Vs. 2019

QuickBooks Premier 2022 vs. 2021 vs. 2020 Vs. 2019 - Verito Technologies

QuickBooks accounting software has been designed with tailor-made versions to support the distinct needs of different businesses – small and large. QuickBooks Premier is one of its best versions for small businesses and caters to up to five users. In addition, it has industry-specific features and is quite popular amongst companies that need a robust bookkeeping solution and QuickBooks Pro features.

QuickBooks Premier software is also available in its upgraded version as Premier Plus, which has some enhancements and all the QuickBooks Premier features. 

Since QuickBooks maker – Intuit releases a software update every year, it often becomes difficult for the users to decide which version to choose. So, whether you are a new QuickBooks user or a new one, we will help you decide which version of QuickBooks to select with this detailed analysis of different upgrades of QuickBooks Premier over the years.

QuickBooks Premier Feature Comparison Table

QuickBooks Premier Plus Features Upgrades by Version Year
2019 2020 2021
Orders documenting and track change Yes Yes  Yes
Progressive client billing as per job phase Yes Yes Yes
Expense and time tracking based on project, employee, client, or service Yes Yes Yes
Running ‘Cost to Complete Job’ report Yes Yes  Yes
View customized profitability and sales reports Yes Yes Yes
Downloading credit card and bank transactions directly into QuickBooks Yes Yes Yes
Data import from Quicken, Excel, and prior versions of QuickBooks Yes Yes Yes
Balance sheet tracking by classes, like location, profit center, or department Yes Yes  Yes
Creating a copy of the company file to be shared with the accountant Yes Yes Yes
Setting individual user permissions for the security of sensitive information Yes Yes Yes
Allowing collaboration of up to five users in QuickBooks simultaneously Yes Yes Yes
Contacts import from Excel and other email address books Yes Yes Yes
Easy to print checks, track expenses, and pay bills Yes Yes  Yes
Printing deposit slips Yes Yes Yes
Sending estimates and invoices right from the business account in Gmail, Yahoo, or Hotmail Yes Yes Yes
Sales, sales taxes, and customer payment tracking Yes Yes Yes
Creating well-designed invoices and forms Yes Yes Yes
Setting up memorized transactions for invoices, estimates, and recurring billing Yes Yes Yes
Viewing key customer information at a glance with Customer Snapshot Yes Yes Yes
Access to industry-specific report templates made by other QB users Yes Yes  Yes
Storing documents in the Document Center Yes Yes Yes
Accessing inventory items in one place with Inventory Center Yes Yes Yes
Calendar view to check invoices, billing, and other important tasks Yes Yes Yes
Batch invoicing of multiple customers for time and expenses Yes Yes Yes
Tracking key reports and bounced checks in one click Yes Yes Yes
Pulling bank transactions from multiple banks and accounts to categorize them for tax time Yes Yes Yes
Viewing all the income-producing transactions at one place, including overdue invoices Yes Yes  Yes
Checking shipping rates and print labels to track packages via FedEx, UPS, or USPS Yes Yes Yes
Pinning important notes about vendors, customers, and employees Yes Yes Yes
Checking all the notifications and reminders about to-do tasks, overdue items, and accountant notes in one window Yes Yes Yes
Check business performance instantly on the Homepage Insights Yes Yes Yes
Advanced reporting that includes ‘this year to last year’ filter Yes Yes Yes
Managing forms in one step Yes Yes Yes
Bill Tracker to make it easier for you to manage payables Yes Yes  Yes
Report filters for multiple reports Yes Yes Yes
Smart Search to help you search for names, transactions amounts, and account numbers Yes Yes Yes
One click business performance comparison on cash or accrual basis Yes Yes Yes
Payroll liability reminder to help deliver payroll taxes Yes Yes Yes
New Searchable Chart of Accounts Yes Yes  Yes
Easy to open windows across multiple monitors Yes Yes Yes
Customizable inventory reports Yes Yes Yes
Easy to transfer or upgrade QB files to a new computer Yes Yes Yes
Ease to accrue sick and vacation correctly Yes Yes Yes
Reducing file size without deleting data Yes Yes  Yes
Transferring customer credits across jobs Yes Yes Yes
Real-time visibility of invoice statuses Yes Yes Yes
File search option to find and open company files easily Yes Yes
More reliable transfer of files between Accountants and QB customers Yes Yes
Enhanced Smart Help content with the F1 key Yes Yes
Easy to hide columns to see customer totals in reports Yes Yes
Consolidating multiple invoices in one email Yes  Yes
Easy to add customer PO numbers in email subject lines Yes Yes
Automatic payment reminders for customers Yes Yes
Rule-based customer groups on different fields Yes
Easy to add logos and format payment receipts Yes
Automatic statements to customers to get paid faster Yes
Automate the creation of categorized receipt expense entries Yes
Automatically categorizing bank transactions by accounts, payees, and classes Yes

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Latest QuickBooks Premier Plus 2022 Features

The upcoming version – QuickBooks Premier Plus 2022, has the following features in addition to all the elements in its previous versions:

  • Easy to integrate QuickBooks with an e-commerce solution (add-on)
  • Easy to choose from multiple email contacts at the time of contacting customers or vendors
  • Emailing customized bill payments stubs
  • Easy to upload documents to transactions via the Desktop mobile app
  • Automating bill entries using QB desktop mobile app
  • Enhanced computing power (64-bit)

For more features of QuickBooks Premier software, click here

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