QuickBooks Licensing Overview

Am I required to have a QuickBooks license before utilizing ASAP’s hosting services?

Yes.  Intuit requires that all users own or lease a QuickBooks license before using hosting services.  Depending on the version used, QuickBooks allows “multi-user mode”, meaning that multiple users can collaborate on the same company file at the same time.  Even in multi-user mode, Intuit requires that each user has his own license “seat”.  Multiple user seats can be purchased under the same license, though the overall cost of the license will vary as seats are added.  Users can purchase a license through ASAP at a significantly discounted rate.  ASAP leases licenses for QuickBooks Pro, Premier, Accountant, and Enterprise.

If you're considering your options for QuickBooks, you might consider converting to QuickBooks Online. Check out our article comparing  QuickBooks Desktop versus QuickBooks Online

If you're still a good candidate for the desktop version,  refer to the following QuickBooks License Cost Comparison Matrix to identify the most affordable and applicable plan for your organization’s needs.


ASAP's QuickBooks Cost Comparison Matrix

*Premier Plus and Accountant plus annual subscriptions include dedicated support from Intuit, annual upgrades at no cost, and a 60-day money back guarantee.

**The multi-user mode in QuickBooks allows multiple users to collaborate on the same company file at the same time.  All users must be networked and must each have their own QuickBooks license.  Intuit's standard license agreement requires separate QuickBooks licenses for each person who uses QuickBooks software.


Contact ASAP's Managed Services Team to consult with our experts on your situation - we can help you determine what QuickBooks program is most suitable for your needs. 

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