The Quicken Home & Business 2012 Software from Intuit is a financial management application for Windows that can help you take control of your personal and business finances. You'll be able to keep track of all of your bank accounts and credit cards, without having to access multiple web pages.
The software CD-ROM contains everything in the Premier version, plus more. Investment management tools help you keep track of your entire portfolio. Quicken will also help you keep track of your income, expenses, and savings. The software works with Intuit's TurboTax software to make things easy on April 15th. You can also import files from Microsoft Money. Quicken Home & Business adds an overall snapshot of your profit / loss and cash flow, with the ability to easily create reports that let you know how your home-based business is performing at all times. It also maximizes deductions and simplifies your taxes, estimating and invoicing.
The 2012 version offers better budgeting features and redesigned debt-cutting tools. A new larger font option allows for easier viewing. The ability to now auto-accept your transactions saves you significant time, while improved bill and income reminders ensure that you never miss a payment. New multi-currency support provides you with a clear view of your net worth, and better overall performance makes your financial management easier than ever before.
The Intuit software sold at B&H is intended for use in the US only. It is not aware of tax regulations in other countries.
Provides Comprehensive Investing and Planning Tools
Easily track, analyze, and optimize your investment portfolio. You can see changes in assets, liabilities, and net worth with one click: Quicken shows how your investments are performing across all your accounts.
Know Your Risk vs. Return
Analyzes your portfolio so you can make sure it is aligned with your risk and return goals.
Helps You Make Better Buy/Sell Decisions
Quicken identifies your top-performing investments and compare your portfolio to the market, so you can make smart decisions on buying or selling. For example, use Morningstar Ratings to compare mutual funds and see which ones best fit your investment management goals.
Shows You How to Minimize Taxes on Your Investments
Quicken Premier helps you get the maximum tax benefits on April 15th. It tracks cost basis, estimates capital gains, and exports your data directly to TurboTax for fast and accurate tax preparation.
Getting Started Is a Breeze
It's simpler than ever to put Quicken to work for you, so you can reach your financial goals faster. With Guided Setup, you just answer a few simple questions. Quicken will show you how the software works, and what to do next. You'll see your financial picture come quickly into focus.
See Exactly Where Your Money's Going
Quicken automatically categorizes more of your expenses so you don't have to enter or edit them manually.
Always Know How Your Home-Based Business Is Doing
Quicken Home & Business provides you with an overall snapshot of your profit / loss, what's coming in for the month, what's going out and what's left in your accounts. Easily create profit / loss and cash flow reports, so you always know how your business is performing.
Maximizes Deductions And Simplifies Your Taxes
Quicken Home & Business captures all your deductions, including mileage and expenses for specific jobs, or even household expenses you can partially write off. The business tax deduction summary displays your tax deduction status throughout the year to help you avoid any surprises on April 15th. At tax time, save time by creating Schedule C reports for your accountant. Or, export your data directly to TurboTax to prepare your taxes quickly and accurately.
Please note: TurboTax sold separately. Works with the CD / download versions of TurboTax Basic, Deluxe, Premier and Home & Business.
Simplifies Estimating And Invoicing
Easily create, print and save professional-looking estimates and invoices for your clients and customers.
View Your Accounts All in One Place
Organizes your finances by bringing your online accounts together -- including checking, savings, credit cards, loans, investments. Quicken now automatically downloads your transactions from over 12,000 banks, brokerages and other financial institutions -- including PayPal. Now it's easier to look at -- and make changes to -- transactions for all your accounts.
Now you can see all your accounts in one place with just one password, and avoid the hassle of going to multiple websites. Plus, in this Home & Business version, your
expenses are automatically categorized as business or personal.
Please note: Online features require Internet access and are subject to change. Services vary among participating financial institutions or other parties and may be subject to application approval, additional terms, conditions and fees. More than 12,000 participating financial institutions as of 8/1/2010.
Create, and Stay on, a Budget
Quicken makes it easy to get on, and stay on a budget. It automatically sets up budget goals based on what you've spent in the past. You can easily customize your plan, and the software will track your progress.
Stay on Top of Your Day-to-Day Finances
Get a better picture of what you have coming in, going out, and what's left to spend or save. Completely redesigned for 2011, the cash flow graph makes it easy. Also, see how much money you have left after upcoming bills and income.
Easily Uncover Any Unusual Account Activity
Quicken makes it easier to review your transactions, so you can quickly spot anything that looks inaccurate or out of place. If a transaction requires follow-up, you can flag it with a reminder.
Simplify Taxes with TurboTax
Quicken Premier pairs perfectly with TurboTax to save you time. Easily export your data directly to TurboTax for fast and accurate tax preparation.
100% Satisfaction Guarantee
If you're not 100% satisfied, return your Quicken Premier 2011 personal finance software with your dated receipt within 60 days of purchase for a refund of the purchase price (return shipping and handling charges not included).
Get Tips from Other Quicken Users
With Quicken's Live Community, you can get help and advice from other Quicken users without ever leaving Quicken. If you have a question about something specific you're trying to do, just look to Live Community on the right of the Quicken screen for the answer.
Enjoy Free Support When You Buy, Install or Upgrade Quicken
If you need help purchasing, installing or upgrading your new Quicken personal finance software, free phone support is available.
Easily Import from Microsoft Money
If you've been using Microsoft Money personal finance software 2007 and 2008 editions, Intuit can help you transfer your valuable financial information to Quicken. With the easy-to-use Data Converter tool, you'll be up-and-running with Quicken in practically no time.
See Exactly Where Your Money's Going
For 2011, Quicken automatically categorizes more of your expenses so you don't have to enter or edit them manually.
Find the Tools You Need, Faster
Intuit has moved the most commonly used features front and center, so they're easier for you to find and use.
Quicken Updates Faster Than Ever
Your time is just as precious as your money -- that's why Quicken updates your transactions with improved, faster downloading from your account.
Customize Your Register to Fit Your Needs
The new Quicken layout lets you see your financial info exactly the way you want to: easily resize, sort, and hide columns.
Stock Quotes Automatically Update
Stock quotes are updated every 15 minutes, so you always know your portfolio's value.
What's New in Quicken 2012:
Easy Set Up
Quicken automatically creates a budget based on your spending history.
Easily add categories to track, and adjust budget targets with a single click.
Have A Better Idea Of Where You Stand For The Month
Quicken pulls in information from your bill and income reminders to provide a more comprehensive view of your spending.
Allow you to budget with a 12-month outlook.
Redesigned Debt-Cutting Tools
Easy To Set Up
Get a customized plan in three simple steps.
Interactive Tools For Viewing Interest Savings / Debt Repayment
See how much interest you can save, and how much earlier you can pay off your debt, with interactive tools.
Create "What If" Scenarios
See how your plan changes with updates to your income.
New Larger Font Option
Customize Your View
See Quicken--and your finances--the way you want to, with easily customizable views. The new larger font mode allows for easier viewing.
The ability to now auto-accept your transactions saves you time, since there is no need to manually accept each one.
Improved Bill And Income Reminders
Easier Bill Tracking
Tracking your bills is now easier than ever, thanks to Intuit streamlining the way you set up bill and income reminders. Quicken automatically creates bill reminders for you based on your previous bills; you may customize or add reminders as needed. Then, Quicken alerts you when bills are coming up, so you can pay them on time and avoid late fees. Rest easy with even greater confidence that you'll never miss a payment. See what bills have already been paid and check their status, as well.
New Multi-Currency Support
See Your Net Worth
Enjoy a clear view of your net worth with multi-currency support! Quicken utilizes the most up-to-date conversion rates to convert your foreign accounts into US dollars.
Better Overall Performance
Easier Financial Managing
With this latest incarnation, Intuit has fine-tuned Quicken to make it even easier to manage your personal finances.
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Computer: 1.0 GHz processor
Operating System: Windows XP SP2+ (32/64-bit), Vista (32/64-bit), 7 (32/64-bit)
Memory: 1.0 GB
Hard Drive: 450 MB free space; 1.0 GB if .NET is not yet installed
Display: 1024 x 768
Hardware: CD-ROM drive, 56k modem (broadband recommended for online services), Printer compatible with Windows XP SP2 or later
Software: Microsoft .NET 2.0 or later (Included), Windows Installer 3.1 (Included), Internet Explorer 6.0 or later (Included)