QuickBooks™‎ 2017 Comparison Chart - Compare Deals to Get Best Discount

Use the chart below to compare prices and features for the newest versions of QuickBooks Desktop and QuickBooks Online. Save 20-60% off QuickBooks from select merchants (depending on version). Prices fluctuate between merchants, but the best prices will always be shown here.

QuickBooks 2017 desktop versions are fully compatible with Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1 Update 1, Windows 10 (all 32-bit & 64-bit), Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, 2012 R2, and 2016 (technical Preview 4)

This newly released version of QuickBooks features new features and updates, bug fixes, and even more functionality than previous versions. Use the comparison chart below to find the best price and best features for your needs. (Note: Some merchants may not yet carry QuickBooks 2017)

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Feature and Price Comparison Chart for QuickBooks

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The current best deals on QuickBooks 2017 are shown in the table below.

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 Desktop (PC only)Online (PC or Mac)
QuickBooks Pro 2017
QuickBooks Pro 2017 with Enhance Payroll
QuickBooks Premier 2017
QuickBooks Online Simple Start
QuickBooks Online Essentials
QuickBooks Online Plus
 QuickBooks ProQuickBooks Pro w/ PayrollQuickBooks PremierQuickBooks Online Simple StartQuickBooks Online EssentialsQuickBooks Online Plus
List Price $299.99 $499.99 $499.95 $150/year $306/year $408/year
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QuickBooks.com $219.95 Not Available $379.95 $150/year2 $306/year2 $408/year2
BestBuy QuickBooks Deals $199.99 $299.99 $349.99 Not Available Not Available Not Available
WalMart QuickBooks Deals $208.41 $441.24 $305.64 Not Available Not Available Not Available
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Basic Features
Free one-year trial of QuickBooks Online Essentials included          
Included subscription term n/a n/a n/a 1 year 1 year 1 year
Import from previous versions of QuickBooks
Import from Excel
Import from Quicken and Outlook Contacts      
# of accountants allowed to access data remotely       2 2 2
Automatic data backup Starting at $9.95/mo
Access data from smartphone or tablet      
Control what users can access        
➤ Manage Your Finances
Track income & expenses
Manage accounts payable
Download banking transactions
Create & send unlimited estimate and invoices
Track sales, taxes, and customer payments
Print checks and record transactions
Manage and pay bills from vendors  
Enter bills and schedule payments for later  
Automatic billing with invoices        
Create and send purchase orders    
Track billable hours by customer    
➤ Manage Inventory    
Track inventory    
Set inventory reorder points      
➤ Pay Employees
Allow employees and contractors to enter time worked          
Prepare 1099s    
Pay W-2 employees and file payroll taxes Extra Fee Included Extra Fee Starting at $31.20/month
➤ Premium Features        
Create budgets to forecast sales/expenses        
Categorize income/expenses with class tracking    
Track sales/profitability by location    
Create sales orders and track backorders          
Track costs for assembled products and inventory          
Set product price by customer type          
Create a business plan          
➤ Industry Specific Tools (Contractors, Manufacturing & Wholesale, Nonprofit, Professional Services, Retailers)      
Do tasks unique to your industry          
Industry specific reports       limited limited
Compare performance with industry trends      
Other Features
# of users who can access QuickBooks Up to 31 Up to 31 Up to 51 1 3 5
# of built-in reports 100+ 100+ 150+ 20+ 40+ 65+
Accept online and mobile payments      
60 day money-back guarantee
Free phone support      
Works from any PC,Premier,smartphone,tablet with Internet connection      
Connect to 300+ cloud-based apps      

1 Desktop versions require additional license and fee per additional user 2 Price for 1 year subscription. Includes 30% off the monthly price for the first 6 months of service, starting from date of enrollment, followed by the current monthly price for the remaining 6 months. Payroll is an additional monthly fee.

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