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Release notes for QuickBooks Desktop for Mac 2020

The following changes, improvements, and fixes were made to QuickBooks Desktop for Mac 2020. Later releases (ones with higher numbers) include all changes in earlier releases.

This notice is provided as a convenience for our customers and is not intended to supplement, modify, or extend the Intuit software license agreement between Intuit and the customer for any Intuit product or service.

Product updates can be downloaded through the program or from the download page.

Release 5 (R5) March 2020

What's important about Release 5?

  • Stability improvements
  • Updates in In Product Help
1099 E-File
  • Modified "Intuit E-File 1099 Service" menu item to appear only after signing up for e-filing.
e-Invoice
  • Fixed a bug where the full amount on e-invoice recorded deposits (more than 6 digits) get shortened or cut off.
Merchant account
  • Fixed a crash that sometimes happens when turning on payments.
  • Fixed a crash that sometimes happens when closing a credit card payment window.
Printing
  • Improved check printing security by always printing a 4-digit year on the check date.
Bug Fixes
  • Fixed a crash that sometimes happens when closing the Pay Bills window.
  • Fixed a crash that sometimes happens when rearranging items in Chart of Accounts.
  • Fixed a problem where the New Account window unintentionally closes.
  • Fixed a visual bug where an error during a Sales Receipt import becomes unreadable when in Dark Mode.
In Product Help
  • Updated help content information to "Go to Find" in search options.
  • Updated help content with information about 1099 e-Filing.
  • Updated help content with information on changing Toolbar color.

What's important about Release 4?

  • E-file 1099 - New Feature
1099 E-File
  • Added support for 1099 E-Filing as a filing method.
Multiuser
  • Fixed a crash that could sometimes occur while disconnecting from a multiuser shared file.
Printing
  • Fixed an issue where the mailing label alignment doesn't update when adjusted on the print sheet.
Sales Tax
  • Fixed an issue where Sales Tax group could incorrectly appear in table rows after memorizing an invoice.
Transactions
  • Fixed an issue where the transaction history sidebar could clear out after memorizing an estimate.
User Permissions
  • Fixed an issue where company file permissions could get changed unexpectedly.

What's important about Release 2?

  • Stability improvements
  • Updated In Product Help
Bug Fixes
  • Fixed a '?' help button in Bounced Checks window that wasn't working correctly.
  • Fixed a crash that could sometimes occur closing the Home Page/Snapshot window.
  • Fixed a crash that could sometimes occur creating a check with no bank accounts yet created.
  • Fixed a crash that could sometimes occur opening settings in Invoice ePayments.
  • Fixed a crash that could sometimes occur when using the system color picker.
  • Fixed a crash that could sometimes occur while trying to match downloaded bank transactions
  • Fixed a problem where a second report window would sometimes not open correctly after re-opening a company file.
  • Fixed a problem where account colors would sometimes not convert correctly from older upgraded company files.
  • Fixed a problem where badges on Home Page icons could sometimes not update correctly.
  • Fixed a problem where chosen account colors could sometimes not change when switching accounts.
  • Fixed a problem where custom form templates were not listed alphabetically.
  • Fixed a problem where the customer combo box in Write Checks would sometimes show as empty.
  • Fixed a problem where the date picker could sometimes remain visible with no window under it.
  • Fixed a problem where the first check number to print was sometimes check number zero (0).
  • Fixed a problem where the QB Server window would sometimes shift out of view when resizing.
  • Fixed a problem where the subtitle field would sometimes not updated in Report windows.
In Product Help
  • Updated help content for Bounced Check processing.
  • Updated help content for Company Snapshot
  • Updated help content for Create Invoices.
  • Updated help content for credit and debit card processing.
  • Updated help content for Invoice ePayments
  • Updated help content for QuickBooks Payments
  • Updated help content for Report customization.
  • Updated help content in "What's New" Feature Tour window.

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