QuickBooks Accountant Desktop Plus 2022 (Explore, What’s New in It)

Intuit introduced the QuickBooks Accountant Desktop Plus 2022 as a complete accounting solution for all accountants to complete tasks quicker than before in a productive way. It developed some of its features to advance level, and add on some of the features by making work flexible, to make a productive output. 

Go through this article, to know, what’s new in the QuickBooks Desktop Accountant Plus, what are the system requirements for QuickBooks Accountant Plus to use, and the compared features of the plan by years.      

What’s New in QuickBooks Desktop Accountant Desktop Plus 2022

In QuickBooks Accountant Desktop Plus 2022, Intuit tried to improve some of the old features, and add on some of the new features to make the accountants, and their clients focus on business. 

Here are some of the new features of the Accountant Desktop Plus; 

What's new in QuickBooks Accountant Desktop
  1. Enhanced Computing Power (64-bit) 

This time QuickBooks has given the emphasis on the working performance of the plan. Now, in this version, you can accomplish your accounting activities faster with reliable, and quicker, and can run QuickBooks with improved performance.   

  1. Pay Vendor Bills Online

Now the vendor’s bill can be paid online. You just need to choose the option of digital or physical for the funding source to pay the vendor bill. 

  1. Attach Documents to Transactions

Attach the documents through the QuickBooks Desktop mobile app by uploading the documents directly. And transfer the documents faster without any hassle. 

What will Make you Love to Use the Accountant Desktop Plus

Here are some of the points that will make you love to use the QuickBooks Desktop Accountant Plus version 2022. Have a look;   

  1. Powerful Productivity

The Accountant Desktop Plus of QuickBooks gives you a productive output;    

QuickBooks Accountant Plus Account
QuickBooks Accountant Plus Account
  • Allows accessing the Accountant Toolbox from your clients. The QuickBooks Pro, Premier remotely in a hosted setup.
  • Now you can find the entry error and can fix the error quickly with Client data review. 
  • At the same time, it gives you the facility to delete, void, or reclassify hundreds of transactions at once. 
  • And work in a productive way by writing off multiple invoices on one screen. 
  1. Client Collaboration

Accountants copy, make an easy collaboration between you, and your clients to work out the plan successfully.  

QuickBooks Accountant's Copy
QuickBooks Accountant’s Copy
  • Access, and work on your copy of the client’s files. And the best part is, you can work, even if clients are working at the same time. 
  • The settings and adjustments will be merged easily, and quickly.
  • Transfer the working files to your clients easily, instead of saving the file to a computer or any drive.   
  1. Work Flexibility

The QuickBooks Accountant Desktop Plus helps you to work with flexibility, by accessing and viewing multiple client files in one place. 

  • Save your valuable time, by working in multiple company files at the same time. 
  • Use the ‘Search Auto-fill’ to locate items, clients, and accounts faster. 
  • Trained yourself to work with QuickBooks with efficiency in multi-user mode.

System Requirements for QuickBooks Accountant Desktop Plus 2022

To take the advantage of all advanced features of QuickBooks Accountant Desktop Plus 2022, arrange all of the needed system requirements by following the list;  

System Requirements

  • Windows 8.1, or Windows 10 update/version supported by Microsoft
  • Windows Server 2012 (or R2), 2016, or 2019
  • Required 6GB RAM (For 64-bit application)
  • You need internet access in Plus and Enterprise subscriptions for the payroll and online features. 
  • Active Plus or Enterprise subscription is mandatory in QuickBooks Desktop App. The app must be installed on a camera-based mobile(Android 5.0 or iOS 12 or later). 
  • 2.4 GHz processor
  • 2.5 GB disk space recommended (additional space required for data files)
  • Optimized for 1280×1024 screen resolution or higher. Supports one Workstation Monitor, plus up to 2 extended monitors. Optimized for Default DPI settings.
  • Product registration required
  • 4x DVD-ROM drive (unless the user is downloading from Intuit server)

Integrated Software

  • Microsoft Word and Excel integration need Office 2013 – 2019, or Microsoft 365 (both 32 and 64 bit), E-mail Estimates, Invoices, and other forms with Microsoft Outlook 2013 – 2019, Microsoft 365, Gmail, and Outlook.com, other SMTP-supporting email clients.
  • Integration with QuickBooks POS 12.0, 18.0 or 19.0.Transfer data from Quicken 2016-2020, QuickBooks Mac 2016-2021 and Microsoft Excel 2013 – 2019, Microsoft 365 (32 or 64 bit)

Browser Requirement

Plans & Pricing

QuickBooks Accountant Desktop Plus comes with 2 ProAdvisor bundles plans; ProAdvisor Premier Software Bundle, and ProAdvisor Enterprise Software Bundle. These two bundles are not only available in the QuickBooks Accountant Desktop Plus, but also available in QuickBooks Desktop training and certifications, and 24/7 Customer Support.

These two bundles are available at the cost of;

  • ProAdvisor Premier Software Bundle: $499/yr
  • ProAdvisor Enterprise Software Bundle: $849/yr

How to Get ProAdvisor Bundles in Accountant Desktop Plus

Follow the steps to afford the ProAdvisor Bundles;

  • Visit the official page of the QuickBooks Desktop Accountant Plus.
  • Then go to the ‘Pricing/ProAdvisor Desktop Bundles‘ section.
  • There you will get a chart of the ProAdvisor Premier Software Bundle, and ProAdvisor Enterprise Software Bundle with their pricing details.
  • Decide, which one you want to afford, and click on the ‘Buy Now‘ option.
  • QuickBooks will ask you to add payroll, and will provide some of the deatails like the pricing, and advanatges of adding payroll in the bundle plan.
  • If you are agree to add payroll then click on the ‘Add Payroll‘ option.
Add Payroll in ProAdvisor Bundles
Add Payroll in ProAdvisor Bundles
  • Next, read the terms, and condition of the plan.
  • If you are agree with the terms, and conditions then, check mark on the ‘I agree to these terms and conditions.‘ box.
  • And click on the ‘Continue to Checkout‘ option.
  • Now QuickBooks will take you to the ‘Intuit Shopping cart‘ with a budget bill.
  • Click on the ‘Check Out‘ option.
Intuit Shopping carts for Accountants
Intuit Shopping carts for Accountants
  • And sign in with your Intuit account credential.

Key Features Comparision by Version Year

Here, we have compared some of the QuickBooks Accountant Desktop Plus features by versions, have a look;

Key Features2022202120202019
Enhanced Computing Power (64-bit) (Speed Up your Activity with the new empowered feature)
Pay Vendor Bills Online (Pay your vendor bills digitally)
Attach Document for the transaction (Attach documents using the Desktop app, and make the transaction faster)
Improved bank feeds (Can categorize bank transactions automatically with more detail by using batch editing, enhanced rules, and improved matching.)
Combine multiple emails (Simplify customer payment processing by consolidating multiple invoices into just one email.)
Automatically send statements (Automate regularly sent statement emails, tailored to different customer needs)
Smart Help (Get smart, and expert help instantly)
Customize payment receipts (Customize payment receipt formatting, including logos, for a professional and consistent look across your customer communications.)
View inactive items in inventory reports (A new filter to include/exclude inactive inventory items gives an up-to-date assessment of inventory)
Create Customer Groups (Create rule-based customer groups based on fields like customer type, status, location, and balance, so you can easily manage and communicate to them.)
Transfer credits across different jobs (Simplified 1-click transfer of credits across customer jobs for a streamlined workflow.)
PDF Preview (Automatically preview attachments before emailing them to customers.)
Quickly merge duplicate vendors (Search and sort to identify duplicate vendors, designate the master vendor, and merge up to four records at a time.)
QuickBooks Desktop Manager (Easily find and install all of your QuickBooks Desktop products from a single management tool.)
Increase productivity with Multi-Monitor support (Increase your efficiency and visibility into your QuickBooks files through multi-monitor viewing.)
QuickBooks Capital (Get access to transparent, easy, flexible business funding —with no origination fees, prepayment penalties, or hidden charges.)
Accountant Toolbox (Unlock access to powerful accountant tools on the go)
QuickBooks Tool Hub (Fix common problems and errors with a hub containing easy-to-use troubleshooting tools.)
Send Portable Company File (Clients can send you a portable company directly from QuickBooks.)
Automatic payment reminders (Easily set reminders for customers when their invoices are due.)
Send Files Securely (Send Accountant’s Copy files through secured Intuit servers with Accountant’s Copy File Transfer Service)
Customer PO numbers in emails (Easily add customer PO numbers to email subject lines in QuickBooks)
Find and Fix errors fast (Find and Fix client entry errors faster with Client Data Review.)
Take a cross-edition expedition (See what your clients see with instant access to all QuickBooks editions in one software package.)
Key Features Comparision by Version Year

Key Features Of 2020 version

  • Automatic Payment Reminder is one of the most interesting features in QuickBooks Accountant Desktop 2020. It automatically reminds the user when to pay the due payment, follow-up of payment with late-paying customers, all payment-related activities.
  • Easily adds customers PO number to the email subject in QuickBooks. It saves lots of users time by automating the addition of PO numbers to invoice emails
  • This version combines multiple emails to reduce the risk of customers inspecting invoice emails. And analyze customer payment processing by combining multiple invoices into just one email
  • QuickBooks Accountant Desktop version has improved navigation with a horizontal collapse feature. With the help of this feature, you can easily see the hide columns and read jobs and classes.
  • It offers you advanced help content and instant access to live experts and technical support. You just need to press “F1” for advanced help content or connect to live experts by messaging and call back options.
  • Accountant 2020 has the improved accountant copy file transfer feature.

Key Features of 2019 Version

Inventory Reports Filter: you can include or exclude inactive inventory items in inventory valuation reports, by these features you will save your time.

Streamline workflow with the 1-click: Your clients can transfer customer credits quickly, easily. When you work for customer credits so you no need for special accounting knowledge.

Report Filters: You can see the filters applied to the report in just two clicks. It is very easy to reproduce memorized reports by using visible filters. Easily toggle back and forth between reports.

Merge Duplicate Vendors: For vendor management, A single, consolidated view makes it very easy. You can search and identify to shortlist duplicate vendors, designate the master vendor in QuickBooks Accountant Desktop. And also merge up to four records at a time.

Frequently Asked Questions (FQAs)

How is QuickBooks Accountant different from QuickBooks Pro?

QuickBooks Accountant is completely different from QuickBooks Pro. The Accountant version is specially designed for professionals which include all of the features of QuickBooks Pro and Premier to manage multiple clients. You can find extra features like multi-instance, accountant’s copy, email Journal entries, and toggle in the QuickBooks Accountant version.

Can I use QuickBooks to run payroll for the clients?

QuickBooks gives you the facility to serve payroll services as an accountant. You can get the control and flexibility to process the payroll for your clients with Intuit QuickBooks Payroll Enhanced for Accountants.

What is the difference between QuickBooks Online and QuickBooks Online Accountant?

The main difference between these two versions is; QuickBooks Online is used for clients or businessmen, whereas QuickBooks Online Accountant is developed for accountants or professionals. QuickBooks Online is only for self-use. QuickBooks Online Accountant is for the accountants, who serve services to multiple clients.

This was the article about the new release version of QuickBooks Accountant Desktop Plus. Hope you find it informative. Still, if you have any queries or doubts regarding the topic then feel free to contact our certified QuickBooks experts through the toll-free number+1-844-405-0904 for further assistance.

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