QuickBooks 2020 Release Date and New Features

QuickBooks 2020 Release Date: September 16th, 2019

Did you hear? QuickBooks 2020 release date is September 16th, 2019! QuickBooks 2020 is packed with new features and enhanced features that you won’t want to miss.

New features for QuickBooks Pro for Mac 2020 include: Modernize Reporting, Dark Mode, Improved Company Snapshot, Invoice e-Payments, Bounced Check Processing, and iPhone Scanner.

New and enhanced features for QuickBooks Pro 2020, QuickBooks Premier 2020, and QuickBooks Accountant 2020 include: Combine Multiple Emails, Automated Payment Reminders, Horizontal Collapse Columns, Customer Purchase Order (PO) Number in Emails, Company File Search, Smart Help, and Easy Upgrade.

New and enhanced features for QuickBooks Enterprise 2020 include: Landed Cost, Express Pick and Pack, and Alternate Vendors.

New features for QuickBooks Payroll 2020 include: Payroll Status for Direct Deposit Enabled Customers and Easy Payroll Setup with Employee Self-Setup.

Keep reading to learn more about all these new and enhanced QuickBooks 2020 features in detail!


QuickBooks 2020 for Desktop: New Features for QuickBooks Pro for Mac 2020

Modernize Reporting

Purpose: Refreshed reporting structure that improves customization, usability, presentation, and navigation.

Benefits: Allows to easily create customized reports and enables real-time report updates that show changes automatically.


Dark Mode

Purpose: Compatibility to use the Dark Mode user interface offered in Mojave Operating System.

Benefits: Allows customization of viewing mode within QuickBooks Pro for Mac.


Improved Company Snapshot

Purpose: Centralized dashboard to see your most critical business data.

Benefits: Get more visibility into your business with a centralized dashboard that offers customizable data ranges, layout, and widgets. Also, be able to configure what information is shown so you have exactly what you need without having to run multiple reports.


Invoice e-Payments

Purpose: Send customers electronic invoices with online ACH, credit card, or e-check payment options.

Benefits: Get paid faster by accepting ACH, credit card, or e-check invoice payments. Also, save time by having to manually record and process payments.


Bounced Check Processing

Purpose: Easily and reliably process bounced checks.

Benefits: Get peace of mind by handling bounced checks correctly and with ease. Also, save money by avoiding costly accountants’ fees to correct improperly recorded bounced checks.


iPhone Scanner

Purpose: Upload text searchable images to QuickBooks with your iPhone camera.

Benefits: Save time and money by using your iPhone camera to quickly scan key documents. Also, easily search for text in photographed bills, receipts, invoices, purchase orders, contracts, and tax forms.


QuickBooks 2020 for Desktop: New and Enhanced Features for QuickBooks Pro 2020, QuickBooks Premier 2020, and QuickBooks Accountant 2020

Combine Multiple Emails

Purpose: Simplify customer payment processing by consolidating multiple invoices into just one email.

Benefits: Save time by quickly and easily sending multiple invoices to a customer. Also, reduce the risk of customer overlooking invoice emails.


Automated Payment Reminders

Purpose: Easily set reminders for customers when their invoices are due.

Benefits: Get paid faster by automatically reminding customers when their payments are due. Also, save time by reducing the need to follow up with late paying customers. In return, have flexibility to customize reminders for specific customers.


Horizontal Collapse Columns

Purpose: Hide columns to see simple and easy to read totals in reports with jobs and classes.

Benefits: Improved navigation of customer summary details means less time scrolling through exports or lengthy reports. Also, save time by quickly and easily showing only the customer details you need.


Customer PO Number in Emails

Purpose: Easily add customer PO numbers to email subject lines in QuickBooks.

Benefits: Facilitate quicker payments by enabling customers to easily search for invoice emails by PO numbers. Also, save time by automating the addition of PO numbers to invoice emails.


Company File Search

Purpose: Easily find and open company files with the addition of a file search option.

Benefits: Easily search for QuickBooks files so customers spend less time opening their books.


Smart Help

Purpose: Press F1 for enhanced help content and search experience, or access to live experts through messaging and call back options.

Benefits: Provides customers the flexibility of help via searchable content within QuickBooks or by messaging or scheduling a call back with an expert.


Easy Upgrade

Purpose: Reduces the number of actions the customer must take to complete their product upgrade.

Benefits: Customers are able to save time when upgrading their existing QuickBooks Desktop product to the newest version available.


QuickBooks 2020 for Desktop: New and Enhanced Features for QuickBooks Enterprise 2020

Express Pick and Pack (Enhanced Feature for Platinum)

Purpose: Flexibility to save time by consolidating the picker/packer roles, actions, and approvals.

Benefits: Saves time by streamlining the order fulfillment process.


Landed Cost (New Feature for Platinum)

Purpose: Provides greater visibility into actual product costs by factoring in freight, duties, insurance, and other miscellaneous costs by quantity, value, weight, or volume.

Benefits: Easily identify true product costs to make better profit, pricing, and sales decisions and asset valuations. Also, reduce the time, money, and errors associated with manual landed costs workarounds.


Alternate Vendors (Enhanced Feature for Platinum)

Purpose: Centralized information center containing vendor contract and pricing data.

Benefits: Increase visibility into vendor contact, item, and pricing information which leads to saving time by being able to quickly import vendor price lists. Also, easily create purchase orders with vendor information automatically included.


QuickBooks 2020 for Desktop: New Features for QuickBooks Payroll 2020

Payroll Status for Direct Deposit Enabled Customers

Purpose: Customers can easily view detailed status of their direct deposit.

Benefits: Save time by viewing the detailed status of their direct deposit without having to check emails from Intuit or call support.


Easy Payroll Setup with Employee Self-Setup

Purpose: Reduce the customer payroll setup time by having the employee complete a payroll self-setup.

Benefits: Customers can save time by having their employees directly submit most of their personal information needed to run payroll.


Don’t forget and mark your calendars: QuickBooks 2020 release date is September 16th, 2019. We hope you’re just as excited for the release as we are!


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