Intuit QuickBooks 2013 is accounting software for Apple Macintosh computers that helps you save time and get organized. Built specifically for the Mac OS, this user-friendly software looks and works in a way that will be familiar to you. Organize all your finances in one place so you can quickly find what you need. Create professional-looking invoices and track sales and expenses with ease. Get reliable records for tax time, too.
So, what's new in QuickBooks for Mac 2013? Save time on billing with Batched Invoicing. Get paid faster by offering Intuit Payment Network as a payment method. Attach documents, such as contracts, proposals, and receipts, to enable easy reference and preparation for tax time. Intuit has also improved the way you reconcile your QuickBooks data with bank statements, making the process easier than ever. Plus, you can now easily import product, customer, and service information from outside of QuickBooks, bringing it in directly from spreadsheets--instead of doing manual data entry.
New and Improved Features for 2013
Save Time on Billing with Batched Invoicing
Now, you can invoice multiple customers simultaneously, rather than just one at a time. Create a complete set of invoices for customers with the same charges. Simply make the invoice and choose the customers to whom you wish to send it. Step-by-step instructions make this feature easy to implement.
Get Paid Faster by Offering Intuit Payment Network as a Payment Method
Add an Intuit Payment Network electronic link to emailed and printed invoices, and have payments deposited directly into your bank account. It's convenient for your customers, since they need not be members of IPN, and you get paid quicker. Transactions are automatically downloaded to QuickBooks, allowing you to easily keep track of them. You only pay 50 cents per bank transaction - no monthly, setup, or cancellation fees.
Attach Documents and Get More Organized
Benefit from the ability to attach contracts, proposals, receipts, and other important documents in QuickBooks for easy reference and tax time preparation.
Easily Reconcile QuickBooks Data with Bank Statements
Reduce errors, identify discrepancies, and easily locate the source with a keyword search. You can filter results by date ranges or sort to quickly identify transactions that may require reconciliation. Intuit has also made collaborating with your bookkeeper simple - even if he or she is a Windows user - with easy data conversion.
Easily Import Product, Customer, and Service Information
Bring outside product, customer, or service information into QuickBooks directly from spreadsheets, rather than entering data manually. If there's anything else not present in the spreadsheet that needs to be added in order to complete your entries, QuickBooks prompts you to make sure your information is accurate and complete. You can easily import contacts from Address Book/Contacts and Gmail, and flag them as Customers, Vendors, or Employees.
Previously-Existing Features Retained From Earlier Versions
Save Time With Redesigned Sales Forms That Are More Mac-Like
Sales forms have been updated with a new "Mac-like" look and feel. New customer history panel summarizes customer information such as open invoices, balances, and notes for simpler review. For quicker browsing, see your transactions in a list. Improved tables with adjustable columns and multiline descriptions give your data a cleaner look. Change the width of columns on select windows to show more of the data you need and less of the data you don't.
Save Time By Adding Online Banking Transactions In Batches
Now, you can enter transactions directly from your financial institution into QuickBooks in batches--instead of just one at a time. QuickBooks automatically creates rules to rename payees downloaded from your financial institution. You can then easily batch enter transactions.
Please note: Online services vary by participating financial institutions and may be subject to application approval, and additional terms, conditions and fees. Supports Web Connect and Direct Connect.
Find Important Information Quickly With Better QuickBooks Search
Search names, transaction types, amounts and dates, and use filters to refine your results. You can also access recent or saved searches.
Invoice For Projects In Phases With Progress Invoicing
Invoice in phases by line item or percentage of the estimate, and easily track how much has been invoiced and what's remaining. Job history reports provide additional details.
Reduce Errors By Setting Default Accounts For Key Banking Tasks
Set up specific accounts to pay bills, pay sales tax, write checks and deposit funds.
Manage Journal Entries Quicker Than Ever
It's now easier than ever to enter and navigate journal entries with the latest updates, such as Next and Previous buttons, auto numbering and auto-fill in the memo field.
Create Multiple Time Sheets With One Click
Save time entering similar time sheets by duplicating the last sheet for an employee. The increased character limit in the notes section enables you to capture more details.
Shortcuts And Menus
Save time with keyboard shortcuts and contextual (aka "right click") menus
More Complete Descriptions And Notes
See full item description on estimates, invoices and other forms on screen. Descriptions and notes now wrap to multiple lines to show the full detail, without you having to click into the field or generate a print preview.
Track time, mileage and bill expenses to clients.
Accept credit and debit cards.
Please note: Requires Intuit Merchant Service for QuickBooks for Mac (sold separately); subject to application approval. Debit card transactions are processed as Signature Debit which does not require entering a PIN code. See http://payments.intuit.com/legal.jsp for details.
Create and print deposit slips (slips sold separately).
Automatically populate and print 1099s for independent contractors and federal filing (forms sold separately).
Export report data to Excel and Numbers
Please note: Numbers is included in Mac OS X from Apple, Inc. Export report data requires Apple Numbers '09. Microsoft Excel integration requires Excel 2008 or 2011 for Mac.
Email invoices, sales receipts, credit memos, etc. in batches, along with a custom message.
Please note: Outlook integration requires Apple Mail, Microsoft Entourage 2008 or Outlook 2011 for Mac (not included).
Simple page lets you access data and everyday tasks quickly.
Get a real-time, customizable overview of your business.
Customer, Vendor and Transaction Centers
Organize and easily search data.
Enables you to quickly search more than 115 reports and flag favorites.
Maps and Directions
See a map or get directions to a customer or vendor's address in the customer and vendor centers.
Multiple Users Simultaneously
Up to 5 users can work in QuickBooks for Mac at the same time!
Please note: Version only includes number of user licenses specified in product name. Can add more user licenses for a fee. Each version can support a maximum of 5 user licenses. All copies of QuickBooks for Mac must be the same version year.
Easily set individual user permissions for up to 8 activity areas to control access to sensitive information.
Lets you customize forms.
Please note: QuickBooks for Windows templates are not transferable to QuickBooks for Mac.
Familiar Mac-Like Tools
Allow you to customize reports more easily.
Visit Little Square
This free online magazine, created especially for QuickBooks for Mac users, helps answer your questions (Internet access required).
Company Set Up Assistant
Lets you set up QuickBooks in minutes.
Get help completing key tasks.
Receive in-product help when you need it
Up to a 60 min phone session free with one of our Intuit QuickBooks experts.
Please note: Call with a technical support representative within 30 days of completing your QuickBooks registration. One phone call for up to 60 minutes (cannot be redeemed in increments) per registering customer allowed within the qualifying period. Additional Terms and Conditions apply.
Synchronize Contacts With Mac OS Address Book
Never enter a phone number or address twice. Save typing time and errors by easily syncing contact information between QuickBooks and your Mac Address Book, cell phone, PDA or other iSync-compatible applications. Activate QuickBooks Contact Sync and selected contacts appear automatically in Address Book. Update a contact in Address Book and the changes automatically appear in QuickBooks. Leave the feature active to keep contact information, including email addresses, up-to-date at all times.
Please note: For Pro, Premier, and Enterprise: Outlook synchronization requires QuickBooks Contact Sync for Outlook tool, available for free at http://www.quickbooks.com/contact_sync/. For Mac: Address Book is included in Mac OS X from Apple, Inc. Synchronization with mobile phones and PDAs requires an iSync 2.1-supported phone or PDA. For a list of supported devices, visit http://www.apple.com/macosx/features/isync/devices.html.
Add Reminders To iCal
QuickBooks integrates with iCal to remind you to print invoices and checks or pay bills in one consolidated calendar--ensuring that you never miss a bill payment. Just check the box next to "Show in iCal" on any invoice and a reminder is added to your calendar. If you later decide to change the payment terms on the invoice in QuickBooks, iCal is automatically updated with the new due date.
Please note: iCal is included in Mac OS X from Apple, Inc.
Prevent Data Loss By Backing Up Your File To MobileMe
Prevent data loss by backing up your QuickBooks file to MobileMe. Choose one-time or ongoing automatic backup. You can restore it at any time.
Please note: Requires paid MobileMe account, available separately from Apple, Inc.
Manage Payroll And Payroll Taxes, Offer Direct Deposit
QuickBooks Payroll for Mac enables you to easily manage payroll online and export data into your QuickBooks software. Direct Deposit sold separately.
Please note: Requires paid subscription, EIN and Internet access. For Mac: Requires Intuit QuickBooks Payroll for Mac. Additional fees apply. Internet access required. Adobe Reader is required to print checks and forms. Service not available in Canada. Payroll for Windows is integrated in the product.
Share Data With Your Accountant Or Other Windows Based Users
Share your QuickBooks data with Windows-based users, like your accountant. Send a Mac file to a Windows user and that user can update and send it back. Just click the toolbar icon: "Backup to QuickBooks Windows". As QuickBooks creates the backup, it simultaneously creates a PDF file of easy instructions for opening and sending back the file. Send both files to your accountant or a Windows user.
Optional Support: QuickBooks Care Plus Plans (Not Included)
24/7 Unlimited Phone Support
QuickBooks experts can help answer your questions, transfer your data during the upgrade process, provide tips and make fixes on the fly!
Online Backup Of Critical Business Documents
Protect your business with automatic online backups of your QuickBooks data and other important files.
Mobile Access to Customer And Sales Data
Create invoices and access customer and sales data on the go.
QuickBooks Data Recovery Service
If your QuickBooks file gets damaged while you're an active plan member, we'll help you get it restored.
Efficiency-Boosting Learning Tools
Free Learning QuickBooks Download and a 15% discount on the popular Mastering QuickBooks class by Real World Training
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Mac OS X v10.7 (Lion) or 10.8 (Mountain Lion) At least an Intel processor, Core 2 Duo or higher recommended Multiuser: Intel Core 2 Duo or higher processor to run server At least 2.0 GB RAM, 4.0 GB recommended CD/DVD drive for installation 250 MB of available disk space High-speed Internet connection (DSL, cable modem, or higher) Safari 2.0 or higher web browser Macintosh-compatible printer for invoices, checks, deposit slips, lists, purchase orders, mailing labels, reports, or graphs Checks: Use Intuit Checks if you plan to print checks. Canadian Image Ready Cheques are not supported
Export report data requires Apple Numbers '09; Microsoft Excel 2008 or 2011 for Mac E-mail requires Apple Mail, Microsoft Entourage 2008 or Outlook 2011 for Mac Accepting credit and debit cards directly into QuickBooks 2013 for Mac requires Intuit Merchant Service for QuickBooks for Mac (sold separately); subject to application approval and debit card transactions are processed as Signature Debit, which does not require entering a PIN code Processing payroll, integrated with QuickBooks for Mac, requires paid subscription (sold separately), EIN and Internet access. QuickBooks 2013 for Mac works with Intuit QuickBooks Payroll for Mac. QuickBooks Payroll for Mac requires Internet connection and Adobe Reader to print checks and forms. Additional fees apply System requirements for Intuit QuickBooks Payroll for Mac and Aatrix Top Pay may differ from those of QuickBooks QuickBooks for Mac 2013 supports one-way conversion from QuickBooks for Windows 2011, 2012, and 2013 QuickBooks for Mac 2013 supports round tripping with QuickBooks for Windows 2013