QuickBooks POS Comparison

QuickBooks Point of Sale v18 Features

 Basic  

Pro 

 Multi-Store 

NEW Save time with Faster Performance: 10 x faster startup time & faster workflows  Χ  Χ  Χ
NEW Allows better screen readability with improved visual design  Χ  Χ  Χ
NEW Improved Keyboard Shortcuts  Χ  Χ  Χ
NEW Multi-Task by working on different parts of the program (i.e. sales receipt, purchase order, etc.)  Χ  Χ  Χ
NEW Sorting in Key Workflows such as: Ring a Sale, Received Items, Returned Items  Χ  Χ  Χ
NEW Support for backing up files with sizes greater than 4 GB  Χ  Χ  Χ
NEW EMV Chip Card Ready  Χ  Χ  Χ
Answer a few simple questions to start  Χ  Χ  Χ
Use a bar code scanner to ring sales  Χ  Χ  Χ
Set up a payments account (Merchant Account) that lets you accept credit cards right in your software2  Χ  Χ  Χ
Includes over 50 built-in sales, customer and inventory reports  Χ  Χ  Χ
Create and save customized reports quickly  Χ  Χ  Χ
Ring up sales on your smartphone or tablet (iPad®, iPhone®, Android™) 3  Χ  Χ  Χ
Sync sales & Inventory information from mobile device with QuickBooks Point of Sale software  Χ  Χ  Χ
Transfer sales data to QuickBooks Financial software6,7  Χ  Χ  Χ
Automatically track inventory as you sell and receive items  Χ  Χ  Χ
Import inventory items from Microsoft® Excel®1  Χ  Χ  Χ
Track customer contact and purchase info  Χ  Χ  Χ
Import customers’ files from Microsoft Excel1  Χ  Χ  Χ
Create customer letters easily with Microsoft Word® integration4  Χ  Χ  Χ
Synch customer data and accounts receivable with QuickBooks Financial software6  Χ  Χ  Χ
Use data from the Customer Center to improve your business decisions  Χ  Χ  Χ
Import vendor information from Microsoft® Excel®  Χ  Χ  Χ
Create and manage staff access to Point of Sale system  Χ  Χ  Χ
Allows discounts, returns, store credit and gift receipts  Χ  Χ  Χ
Track petty cash payouts  Χ  Χ  Χ
Access built-in tutorials for common tasks  Χ  Χ  Χ
Includes practice file for exploring without affecting your own business data  Χ  Χ  Χ
Track work and sales orders  Χ  Χ
Include pictures of inventory items  Χ  Χ
Track multiple vendors, UPC codes and serial numbers  Χ  Χ
Track employee hours and sales commissions  Χ  Χ
Send time cards to QuickBooks Financial software for payroll processing 5,6  Χ  Χ
Customize price tags, receipts and more  Χ  Χ
Generate purchase orders automatically at pre-set inventory levels  Χ  Χ
Built-in tools to update prices and create discounts across products and departments  Χ  Χ
Track layaways  Χ  Χ
Increase traffic and sales by using built-in tools to create promotional pricing of specific items  Χ  Χ
Capture “ship-to” addresses for creating mailing lists and labels  Χ  Χ
Ship and track packages using Shipping Manager 5  Χ  Χ
Set up a Rewards Program to increase sales and reward customer loyalty  Χ  Χ
Drill-down capability for sales and inventory by store location  Χ
Access to sales and inventory reports for each store location and at the “Company” level  Χ
Consolidate multi-store data into one file  Χ
Track inventory transfers between stores  Χ