Get paid faster with QuickBooks Accountant Desktop PLUS 2020.


New for 2020

Save time with new Inventory Reports filter

Automatic Payment Reminders


  • Automatically reminds customers when payments are due and reduces the need to follow up with late paying customers
  • Flexibility to customize reminders for specific customers


Streamline workflow with 1-click transfer of credits across customer jobs

Easily add customer PO numbers to email subject lines in QuickBooks


  • Facilitate quicker payments by enabling customers to easily search for invoice emails by PO numbers
  • Save time by automating the addition of PO numbers to invoice emails


Compare QuickBooks Accountant Desktop 2020 to prior years.

More workflow boosters

Fewer emails, less scrolling, and greater reliability make it easier to run your practice and serve your clients.

Quickly merge duplicate vendors

Combine Multiple Emails2


  • Simplify customer payment processing by consolidating multiple invoices into just one email
  • Reduce the risk of customers overlooking invoice emails


Increase your productivity with Multi-Monitor support

Improved navigation with Horizontal Collapse feature


  • Hide columns to see simple, easy to read totals in reports with jobs & classes
  • Spend less time scrolling through exports or lengthy reports
  • Save time by quickly and easily showing only the details you need


Save time with easier, faster search

Enhanced help content and access to live experts

  • Press “F1” for enhanced help content and search experience, or access to live experts through messaging and call back options3
  • Get flexibility in your schedule by messaging with live experts when you need them
Delete or Void Transactions in Bulk

Improved Accountant Copy File Transfer

  • More reliable file transfer process between you and your QuickBooks customers
  • Benefit from improved collaboration with your clients

A feature designed exclusively for you - the Accountant Toolbox.

Carry your favorite tools wherever you go.

Unlock access to powerful accountant tools on the go from wherever you are:

  • A client's office
  • A remote access situation
  • A hosted set up

Use the toolbox directly from your client's QuickBooks Pro or Premier software to:

  • Write off multiple invoices in one screen
  • Batch enter and reclassify transactions
  • Fix incorrectly recorded sales tax payments

Quickbooks Desktop Enterprise is the product for your clients1 inventory and advanced reporting needs. Save up to 40% by calling today.


More features that boost efficiency.

Send portable company file

Clients can easily send you a portable company file directly from QuickBooks — no need for you to teach and troubleshoot.

Insights on Home Page

Home page access to crucial client data like profit and loss, and income and expenses, without having to run reports.


Save time by working in two company files at the same time4. Easily answer client questions about their file, without having to close your own file.

Accountant's Copy

Work on your client's file, while they work on it too5. Your client works in the current period, while you adjust a prior – adjustments are merged quickly and easily.

Find & fix client entry errors faster with Client Data Review.

8 powerful tools to save you time.

  1. Reclassify hundreds of transactions all at once.
  2. Write-off multiple invoices on one screen.
  3. Fix incorrectly recorded sales tax payments.
  4. Troubleshoot inventory issues.
  5. Identify changes made to list items from a single window.
  6. Quickly view changes to account balances from the previous close.
  7. Instantly match unapplied vendor and customer payments/credits with invoices/charges.
  8. Clear up the Un-deposited Funds Account from one screen.

What's the price?

QuickBooks Accountant Desktop PLUS is available at this special price as a benefit of being a QuickBooks ProAdvisor Program Member1.

QuickBooks Accountant Desktop PLUS

Within ProAdvisor Premier

$ 449  /yr

Your ProAdvisor Premier software bundle includes:

  • QuickBooks Accountant Desktop PLUS valued at $499
  • Phone and chat support*
  • Training and certification
  • Discounts on QuickBooks products, and more.

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System Requirements

QuickBooks Accountant Desktop PLUS


  • Windows 8.1 Update 1, or Windows 10 update/version supported by Microsoft
  • Windows Server 2012 (or R2), 2016, or 2019
  • 2.4 GHz processor
  • 4 GB of RAM (8 GB recommended)
  • 2.5 GB disk space recommended (additional space required for data files)
  • 4x DVD-ROM drive (unless user is downloading from Intuit server)
  • Payroll and online features require Internet access (1 Mbps recommended speed)
  • Product registration required
  • Optimized for 1280x1024 screen resolution or higher. Supports one Workstation Monitor, plus up to 2 extended monitors. Optimized for Default DPI settings.


  • Microsoft Word and Excel integration requires Office 2010 SP2 - 2016, or Office 365 (32 and 64 bit) 
  • E-mail Estimates, Invoices and other forms with Microsoft Outlook 2010 SP2-2016, Microsoft Outlook with Office 365, Gmail™, and®, other SMTP-supporting e-mail clients. Integration with QuickBooks POS 12.0 or 18.0.
  • Transfer data from Quicken 2016-2019, QuickBooks Mac 2016-2020 and Microsoft Excel 2010 SP2, 2013, 2016, Office 365 (32 or 64 bit)


  • Internet Explorer 11 (32-bit)

Important offers, pricing details, & disclaimers

*Support hours are subject to change without notice.

  1. Based on standard list price for 1-user license of each accountant version of QuickBooks Accountant. Must be an active and current QuickBooks ProAdvisor and can be downloaded once per year only. Transactional and other fees apply for use of Payments software. Terms, conditions, pricing, features, service and support options are subject to change without notice.
    Annual Subscription From the date of signup, your credit card account will be automatically charged the then-current rate for your monthly or annual subscription plan, every month or year (depending on the plan purchased), until you cancel. At the beginning of each renewal period we will authorize your card to ensure prompt order processing, resulting in a temporary hold on your account. This subscription has a 60-day money-back guarantee. For questions or to cancel anytime, call (800) 450-8475. New features, improvements, and upgrades are provided with an active registration, and an Intuit account.
  2. Available for non-Payments enabled customers in US, CA and UK.
  3. Available from 6am-6pm Mon-Fri; 6am-3pm Sat (PST) for Pro, Premier, Standard and Plus. Enterprise access available 24/7. Hours exclude occasional downtime due to system and server maintenance, company events, observed U.S. Holidays and events beyond our control. Access to messaging with live experts or call back features requires a QuickBooks Care Plan, and internet connection. Care plan is included with Standard, Plus and Enterprise subscriptions. A la carte Annual Care Plan MSRP $299.95.
  4. Multi -Instance applies to two different QuickBooks files being open concurrently. Does not allow the same QuickBooks file to be open concurrently. Available in QuickBooks Accountant Desktop 2016-2019, QuickBooks Accountant Enterprise 2016- 2019. Some restrictions apply in either the first instance, second instance or both instances of open QuickBooks files.
  5. Works with Accountant Copy files from QuickBooks Desktop Pro, QuickBooks Desktop Premier, and QuickBooks Desktop Premier Industry Editions 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016 & 2015 only. Not all fields can be accessed; including 1099 Account Mapping and modify and merge class lists and adjustment option excludes Payroll transactions. Previous versions of Accountant’s Copy restricted reconciliation after the dividing date.