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    QuickBooks POS Desktop BASIC

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    QuickBooks POS Desktop PRO

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    QuickBooks POS Desktop Multi-Store

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OverviewHow It WorksVersion ComparisonTech SpecsFAQsNeeds Assessment

 

We know how complex retail can be,
So we make it easy.

 

Simple wizards, video tutorials and practice data make it easy to set up, learn, and use.

 

  • Works alone or with QuickBooks Financial Software.
  • Highly qualified instructors can guide you through every step, from installation and setup to customizing your system.
  • Get help in ringing up sales and managing inventory, running reports to get business insights and installing hardware.
  • Learn shortcuts to help you work faster and smarter.

 

What do you need for Point of Sale?

How It Works

 

Manage Inventory

 

Mange Your InventoryTrack inventory as you sell and receive items. Use the data to negotiate lower vendor costs.

See how to import and create inventory

 

Accept Credit Cards

 

Accept Credit Cards in QuickBooks POSAccept credit cards in your QuickBooks POS system or from your iPhone, iPad, or Android device.

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QuickBooks Auto Updates

 

Automatically Update Your QuickBooks AccountingQuickBooks auto-updates your books when you get paid and when you sell or receive inventory.

Less mistakes, less work, less worry.

Features to help you think on your feet.
Your POS should keep up.

QuickBooks POS Total Business Management

Go for total business management.

Your one-stop way to ring sales, accept credit cards, manage vendors and inventory, and build customer relationships.

QuickBooks POS Count On It

Count on it to get more done

10x faster startup times than previous version and new multi tasking capabilities allow you to toggle between tasks without losing data.

QuickBooks POS EMV Ready

Securely accepts credit cards

QuickBooks POS Desktop 12.0 is EMV Chip Card Ready, designed to support the most updated payment technology for greater data security.

QuickBooks POS integrate with Accounting

Integrates with Quickbooks Desktop

Save time by having your data automatically sync with QuickBooks Desktop. Auto payment reconciliation is now available too. No double entries and no mistakes.

See how QuickBooks POS Desktop Works

QuickBooks POS Video How to Make a Sale

How to Make a Sale in
QuickBooks POS Desktop

QuickBooks POS Video How to Add Inventory

How to Add Inventory Items in
QuickBooks POS Desktop

QuickBooks POS Video How to Make Mobile Sale

How to Make a Mobile Sale with
QuickBooks POS Desktop

What do you need for Point of Sale?

Choices, Choices Choices…

Choose the QuickBooks POS version that best fits your business.

Or if you start off with Basic, you can upgrade to Pro or Multi-store, as your business grows.

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    Manage Inventory Accurately and Effortlessly

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Pro

Multi-Store

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NEW! Multi-Task by working on different parts of the program (i.e. sales receipt, purchase order, etc.) Check Check Check
NEW! Sorting in Key Workflows such as: Ring a Sale, Received Items, Returned Items Check Check Check
NEW! Support for backing up files with sizes greater than 4 GB Check Check Check
NEW! EMV Chip Card Ready Check Check Check
Automatically track inventory as you sell and receive items
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E-mail purchase orders
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See inventory items on-hand for any date you choose
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Track item costs to three decimal places
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Add non-inventory items to sales receipts
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Create special orders for items not tracked in inventory
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Generate purchase orders automatically at pre-set inventory levels
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Ship and track packages using Shipping Manager
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Track multiple vendors and UPC codes per item
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Track inventory assemblies (kits) and items sold as groups
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Track serial numbers
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See whether inventory is committed or available for sale
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Track multiple units of measure for products ordered in bulk/cases
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Track multiple units of measure for products ordered in bulk/cases
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Include pictures of inventory items
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Track layaways and sales orders
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Display styles and colors in grid format
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Customize fields for vendors, items and customers
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    Ring Up Sales Quickly and Easily

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Ring up sales by scanning bar codes
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Process credit card and debit card transactions in one step
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Issue and accept gift cards
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Choose from multiple form and receipt options
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One-click reports on sales, customers, inventory, and more
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Collect and track tips
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Track employee hours using the Time Clock feature
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Customize price tags, receipts and more with the Document Designer
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Track work orders and sales orders
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Track employee sales commissions
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Add shipping charges to receipts
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Price items the way you want, with more flexible pricing options
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    Stay Close to Your Customers

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Track customer contact and purchase info
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See purchasing histories as you ring up sales
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Capture mailing and e-mail addresses
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Create customer letters easily with Microsoft Word® integration
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Capture “ship-to” addresses
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Create mailing lists and labels
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Recognize your best customers with the new Rewards Program
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    Get Started Quickly

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Answer a few simple questions to start
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Import items and customers from Microsoft® Excel
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View built-in tutorials for common tasks
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Get 30 days of FREE support for questions submitted online
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Install up to 20 copies in one store
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    Control Security

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Track petty cash payouts
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Control access to administrative features by password
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    Works Alone or with QuickBooks Financial Software

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Transfer data from POS to QuickBooks Financial in one step
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Enjoy a complete, end-to-end business management solution
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Send time cards to QB Financial Software for payroll processing
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    Manage up to 20 Stores from a Single Office

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Consolidate multi-store data into one file
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Generate performance & inventory reports for individual stores
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Track inventory transfers between stores
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System Requirements

Recommended Configurations:

  • At least 2 GB of RAM for a single workstation installation
  • 1 GB of disk space (additional space required for data files)
  • Single user: 1.6 GHz processor (2.0 GHz recommended). Multiple users: 2.0 GHz processor (2.8 GHz recommended)
  • Optimized for 1024×768 screen resolution
  • Operating Systems (North American versions of Windows only):
    • Windows 8 (see below for QuickBooks POS 2013 policy regarding Windows 8.1*)
    • Windows 7
    • Windows Server 2008 (SP1 or later strongly recommended)
    • Windows Vista, all editions (SP2 or later strongly recommended)
    • Windows Server 2003
  • Data import/export and Microsoft Office Integration requires full versions of the following:
    • Microsoft Excel 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2010 or 2013
    • Microsoft Word 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2010 or 2013

*All XP systems must be on SP3 to process credit cards, all workstations must be SP3 only (cannot connect to other SP2 workstations), data file integrity issues make occur if you attempt to restore a backup made on SP2 on a SP3 system.

Multi-user Recommendations:

  • Multi-core processor and 4 GB of RAM are recommended for better performance on the Point of Sale server workstation.
  • In a multi-user configuration, each workstation concurrently running Point of Sale must have a separately purchased user license and every copy of Point of Sale must be the same version and level.

 

What do you need for Point of Sale?

Frequently Asked Questions

About the software

Q: What’s new in QuickBooks POS 2013?
Q: What is Mobile Sync?
Q: How can I use Mobile Sync for my retail business?
Q: What devices are compatible with the mobile card reader?
Q: What kinds of retailers use Point of Sale 2013?
Q: What are the differences between the three editions of Point of Sale
Q: How is Point of Sale different from Intuit QuickBooks Financial software?
Q: Does QuickBooks POS work with QuickBooks Financial software?
Q: Do I have to use QuickBooks Financial software in order to use Point of Sale?
Q: How is Point of Sale better than an electronic cash register?
Q: How much does Point of Sale cost?
Q: Can I try Point of Sale before I buy it?
Q: What if I find it's not right for me?
Q: Will Point of Sale 2013 work with Windows Vista operating system?

Getting Started with Intuit QuickBooks POS

Q: How hard is it to get started?
Q: How do I set up my Payments Account?
Q: What if I need help getting started?
Q: Do I have to enter each customer, vendor and inventory item one-at-a-time?
Q: Can I transfer data from the retail software I'm currently using into QuickBooks POS?

Using Point of Sale with QuickBooks Financial software

Q: What versions of QuickBooks Financial software work with Point of Sale?
Q: If I use Point of Sale together with QuickBooks Financial software, do my employees get access to my financial information?

Processing Credit Card and Debit Card Transactions

Q: How do I process credit cards with Point of Sale?
Q: Does Point of Sale work with any Merchant Service Provider?
Q: How do I process debit cards with Point of Sale?
Q: How do I process credit cards on my mobile device?
Q: Do I need to accept credit cards or debit cards in order to use Point of Sale?
Q: Does Point of Sale work with other merchant card services?
Q: What advantages do I get with BlackRock Business represented Merchant Services?

Using Multiple Copies in One Location

Q: Can I install my current copy of Point of Sale on more than one computer?
Q: How many copies of Point of Sale can I network together within one store?
Q: Can I use Point of Sale at my front counter and QuickBooks Accounting software in my back office?
Q: An outside accountant does my bookkeeping. Do they need to purchase Point of Sale, too?

Upgrading from Basic to Pro

Q: I bought Point of Sale Basic, but I've decided I'd really like to take advantage of some of the features in Pro. What can I do?

Using Intuit QuickBooks POS to Manage Multiple Locations

Q: What do I need to buy in order to manage multiple stores with Point of Sale?
Q: How many stores can I manage with Point of Sale Pro?

How to Purchase Intuit QuickBooks POS

Q: Where can I buy QuickBooks POS?

Recommended Configurations

Q: What are the system requirements?

At least 2 GB of RAM for a single workstation installation
1 GB of disk space (additional space required for data files)
Optimized for 1024 x 768 screen resolution. 15″ Touch Screen running at 1024×768 resolution is recommended.
Operating Systems: Microsoft Windows 7 (SP2 or later recommended), Windows 8 or Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008 (SP1 or later strongly recommended), Windows Server 2012
Data import/export and Microsoft Office integration requires:
Microsoft® Excel 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 but not Starter edition
Microsoft® Word 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 but not Starter edition

Multi-User Recommendations

Multi-core processor and 4GB of Ram are recommended for better performance on the Point of Sale server workstation
In a multi-user configuration, each workstation concurrently running Point of Sale must have a separately purchased user license and every copy of Point of Sale must be the same version and level.
Internet connection required for patch updates, in-product help and video tutorials.

Financial software integration requires

QuickBooks Pro or Premier Editions 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 or 2014
QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions Version 10.0, 11.0, 12.0, 13.0 or 14.0

Intuit Payment Solutions

Optional fee-based service, additional terms & conditions apply.
Requires an Intuit Payments Account through Intuit Payment Solutions; sold separately. Application approval, fees and additional terms and conditions apply.
Credit card reader and printer required for credit and debit transactions. PIN pad required for debit transactions.
Internet connection required. Terms, conditions, pricing, features, service and support options are subject to change at any time without notice.

Security Software
Products have been tested with the following software:

AVG AntiVirus
Zone Labs’ Zone Alarm Pro
Trend Micro

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