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QuickBooks is Intuit Inc’s set of software solutions designed to manage payroll, inventory, sales and other needs of a small business. The software’s features include marketing tools, merchant services, product and supplies, training solutions. Each solution is developed according to different industries and their needs.

Intuit’s products for construction contractors include the Simple Start Plus Pack, Quickbooks Pro, Quickbooks Premier Contractor and Quickbooks Enterprise Solutions: Contractor. These products are designed to meet contractor's needs based on company size.

These software solutions are used to monitor expenses, create invoices and reports, track change orders and job status, and manage inventory, customers, vendors and employees. In addition to these industry specific packages and their corresponding capabilities, Intuit offers add-ons to Quickbook versions as well as third-party tools that integrate with Quickbooks in order to enhance current functions.

Basic system configuration requires at least a 1.8 GHz processor, 1 GB of disk space, 256 MB of RAM for a single user and 512 MB of RAM for multiple users. Additional requirements are dependent on the desired software package. All software that is to be downloaded needs a high-speed internet connection, Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher and 2.5 GB of free disk space.

For solutions that prepare letters or export reports, Microsoft Word 2000 or above is required. Likewise, for contact synchronization in Microsoft Outlook, Outlook 2000 or above is needed.

 

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ConstructionSoftwareReview.com provides an overview of Intuit QuickBooks

ConstructionSoftwareReview.com offers a user review of QuickBooks software

Intuit has a page for all its QuickBooks offerings

This was last updated in May 2008
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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