QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise 2020- What’s new & improved in it?


In this article, we are going to discuss the upcoming and latest version QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise to Intuit. Here, we will learn all about QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise. Business owners are looking for suitable accounting software that can easily handle their business. It is suitable for medium and large-sized businesses as it helps you take your business to a new height. This accounting software includes many new and improved features that help you pay faster and work more efficiently. This is the most advanced and improved version of QuickBooks Desktop. And, it provides a range of functionality, which helps to run your business end-to-end.

What’s new in QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise 2020?

QuickBooks is the latest and most advanced version of Desktop Enterprise Intuit. It has been released with more new and improved features that help you pay faster and work efficiently. QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise Software includes advanced features that business owners require accounting software. One of the most important things in this software is that you also see changes and improvements in fulfillment processes.

Automated Payment Reminders:

It helps remind the customer automatically for their payments and liabilities. You do not need to waste a lot of your time to identify payments due and write emails.

To use this feature:

Select Customers > Payment Reminders from the menu bar.

Add Purchase Order number to email:

You can make the customer’s work easier by adding a PO number to the subject of the email. This helps the customer to locate a particular email from the buses. In this way, it makes their work easy and time-consuming.

To use this feature:

Go to the menu bar, then click Edit> Preferences> Send Form> Choose Company Preferences. Choose the requirements template and click Edit from the Insert field button, choose Customer-PO (Topic).

Combine multiple emails:

By sending multiple invoices in an email related to a single customer, you can improve your customer. This will not result in collective work and will also save time.

To use this feature:

Select File > Send Forms and select the box “Combine forms to a recipient in one email” from the menu bar.

Company File Search:

By using the company file in No company open screen you can easily search your company.

To use this feature:

No Company Open Window.

Collapse columns in reports:

If you can collapse multiple columns at once, this makes the report clean and understandable. You can hide the internal process and only show the necessary information about the customer. It is easy to know.

To use this feature:

Select the Abbreviate Pair button at the top right of a multi-pair report displayed from a report with multiple columns. Alternatively, click the (-) or (+) sign next to a specific column to collapse or expand that specific group of columns.

Payroll status for direct deposit enabled customers:

You can directly check your direct deposit payroll without any email or contact support.

To use this feature:

View Payroll Run Status from Employee> Menu Bar.

Easy payroll setup with employee self-setup:

There is a new feature that helps you set up payroll on your own. Now business owners invite their employees to secure their personal information. So, employees may be able to pay their personal transactions or taxes the next time they upgrade to QuickBooks.

To use this feature:

Go to the menu bar, then click on Employee> Choose Payroll Setup.

Smart Support:

The help option in QuickBooks comes with new features and experience features. Now the customer gets more relevant content for the work they do.

To use this feature:

On the Windows keyboard, or select the F1 key from the menu bar, select Help> Open QuickBooks File with QuickBooks Desktop Support.

Express Pick-Pack:

To save time in the sales order worksheet fulfillment process. This makes the work easy and anyone can do the pick-pack process. Therefore, the entire process of express pick-pack comes in the same work.

To use this feature:

Select Edit> Preferences> Items and Inventory> Company Preferences> Advanced Inventory Settings> Site Operations and select Enable Sales Order Completed Tasks.

Landed cost:

The cost of land by factoring in horrors, duties, insurance and other miscellaneous costs indicates clarity in the actual cost of the product.

To use this feature:

To set up landed costs: Select Edit> Preferences> Items and Inventory> Company Preferences> Advanced Inventory Settings> Landing Costs tab.

Alternative seller:

Manage your vendors in the best way. A centralized information center contains vendors’ contact and pricing data that helps you make a purchasing decision. But be sure to choose the right vendor when you buy inventory from QuickBooks Enterprise Solution.

To use this feature:

Click on the menu bar, then choose the Vendor Center and click on the Items tab.

System Requirements for QB Enterprise 2020

To ensure that you have the correct system requirements, before downloading or installing, otherwise, you may face problems while downloading and installing it.

There is some information about the system requirements to run it.

Operating System

  • All versions, including Windows 10 64-bit, are natively installed.
  • Windows 8.1 (update 1), all versions including 64-bit.
  • Windows 7 SP1, all versions including 64-bit, originally installed (supported by Genre 2020 only)
  • Windows Server 2019
  • Windows Server 2016

Browser Required

  • Internet Explorer 11 (32 bit)

Hardware and Operating System Requirements:

  • This should be a minimum of 2.4 GHz
  • It should require 4GB minimum, 8GB recommended server RAM
    • 8 GB RAM: 1 to 5 users
    • 12 GB RAM: 10 users
    • 16 GB RAM: 15 users
    • 20 + GB RAM: 20 users
Disk space
  • It should be recommended 2.5GB of disk space (data files require extra)
  • Additional software: QuickBooks CD provides 60MB for Microsoft .NET 4.6 runtime
  • Additional requirements for Intuit data are reserved for QuickBooks Connected Service Provides (applies in the US only).
    1. It requires a minimum of 4GB of RAM.
    2. It is twice the size to retire or twice the size of the largest file backup + 100 MB.
  • US version of Windows.
  • Regional settings are supported when setting in English.
  • Multi-user access to server computers is required when hosting administrator rights
  • optical drive
  • CD installation requires a 4X DVD-ROM drive.
Screen Resolution
  • Screen resolution 1280 x 1024 or maximum with 2 extended monitors.
  • Best optimized for default DPI settings.

Software compatibility

You can integrate QB with hundreds of other applications. There is a list of the most common apps that you can use. For more information visit the Intuit App Store. But to access these apps you need extra RAM

Microsoft Office:

  •  Office 2016 and Outlook 2016 both on 32 and 64-bit.
  • Office 2010 SP2, Office 2013 and 365 (including Outlook 2010 and Outlook 2013) both on 32 and 64 bit.
  • Office 365 is supported only when it is installed in the local system and not the web version.
  •  Microsoft Outlook 2010-2016, Microsoft Outlook with Office 365, Gmail, Yahoo! Mail and Outlook.com, other SMTP-compliant e-mail clients, support all email estimates, invoices and other forms.
  •  Export reports require Microsoft Excel 2016,2013 or 1020 SP2 or Office 365 (74-bit included).
  •  Outlook 2010 (32-bit) requires contact synchronization with Microsoft Outlook.
  •  Outlook synchronization requires QB Contact Sync for Outlook (download is available at no charge). Contact synchronization does not work with the Microsoft Business Contact Manager Outlook plug-in. It is the cause of duplicate records.
  •  QuickBooks Point of Sale V18.0 and V12.0
  •  Turbotax 2019, 2018 (Personal and Professional)
  •  Lah 2019, 2018
  •  Pro-Series Tax Year 2018-2020 (the US only)
  •  Quick 2019,2018,2017,2016
  •  QuickBooks 2020,2019,2016 for MacBook
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader: Require the Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.0 or later, Business Planner, payroll and viewing forms.
  • Payroll and other online facilities and services require Internet access with a minimum speed of 56 Kbps connection (1 Mbps recommended). DSL or cable modem is advised.
  • Internet Exopar 11

Firewall and antivirus software compatibility

  • Windows Server Firewall (all versions)
  • Windows 8.1 firewall (all versions)
  • Windows 7 firewall (all versions)
  • Microsoft Security Essentials
  • Avast
  • AVG
  • Symantec
  • ESET
  • Avira
  • Kaspersky
  • Mcafee
  • Bitdefender
  • Malwarebyte

QuickBooks Enterprise Industry-specific Versions

There are QuickBooks Enterprise Industry-specific Versions given below.

  • Nonprofit organization
  • Manufacturing and wholesale
  • Accountant
  • Contractor
  • Retail

QuickBooks Enterprise Planning and Pricing

There are three versions of QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise.

  • QuickBooks Enterprise Silver
  • QuickBooks Enterprise Gold
  • QuickBooks Enterprise Platinum

QuickBooks Enterprise Silver

QuickBooks Enterprise is the lowest version of Silver Enterprise. This is the essential auxiliary feature used for limited functionality and choice.

Features of QB Enterprise Silver:

  • It is easily handled by the customer.
  • It provides online storage facilities
  • You will get special benefits under the Priority Circle Customer Loyalty Program
  • Automated product association
  • It automatically generates advanced reports

Price list of QB Enterprise Silver

Number of users 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Up to 30
QuickBooks Enterprise Silver(per year annual subscription*) $1155 $1848 $2310 $2772 $3234 $3581 $3927 $4274 $4620 $4967 $7277

QuickBooks Enterprise Gold

QuickBooks Enterprise Gold edition gives you an additional feature of advanced payroll services.

Features of QB Enterprise Gold:

  • Payroll process for any user
  • Unlimited Paycheck Creation and Printing
  • Pay the worker directly without any change
  • Calculates tax according to tax rules
  • Generate W-2 Forms Automatically
  • Payroll taxes are paid on time with no penalty.

Price list of QB Enterprise Gold

Number of users 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Up to 30
QuickBooks Enterprise Gold (per year annual subscription*) $1502 $2195 $2657 $3119 $3581 $3927 $4247 $4620 $4967 $5313 $7623

QuickBooks Enterprise Platinum

QuickBooks Enterprise is the most advanced version of Platinum Enterprise. It offers two of the most advanced features of inventory handling and advanced price control.

Pricing features:
  • Create, modify, and apply multiple pricing criteria based on many factors other than just the product and the end consumer.
  • Apply discounts based on quantity and specific manufacturer mark
  • Create time-driven product promotions based on specific pricing criteria
Inventory features:
  • Maintaining inventory levels and cutting overheads
  • Prioritizing Sales Order Execution
  • Easy tracking by bin, lot or serial number
  • Goods transfer
  • Create a customized report to get details
  • Improve the accuracy and speed of shipping orders using mobile barcode scanning

Price list of QB Enterprise Platinum

Number of users 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Up to 30
QuickBooks Enterprise Platinum (per year annual subscription*) $1848 $2541 $3003 $3465 $3927 $4274 $4620 $4967 $5313 $5660 $7970

I hope this article helps you understand the QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise and you learn about its new & improved features and pricing. Its more advanced features help to take the height of your business. Using this software, you have done work efficiently and get paid faster to your own clients.