Intuit has released the New 2018 QuickBooks Desktop, some of the new features are:

Stay Logged-in Preference for up to 90 days – can now utilize a preference that gives the option to stay logged in for up to 90 days without having to enter the password to get into QuickBooks

Multi Monitor Support – 2 or 3 Monitor Feature –the user now has the option to expand QuickBooks across 2 or 3 monitors

Search Feature in Chart-of-Accounts – now there’s the ability to search and filter searched results in the chart of accounts by account name or number

Cash/Accrual Toggle on Reports – a new toggle feature to switch between cash basis and accrual basis on reports quickly

New Secure Webmail Feature – Preference – when using Gmail or Hotmail there’s now a feature to use a secure protocol to be able to use these email services via QuickBooks to email forms and reports

Payroll Liability Reminder for Payroll Users – there’s now a flag on the liabilities icon of the homepage as a reminder of an upcoming payroll liability

Past Due Stamp now available on Invoices – available now is the option to include a “Past Due Stamp” on the invoice

Copy and Paste Lines in Forms – New Shortcuts – the shortcuts are as follows to copy and paste lines in forms Copy = CTRL+ALT+Y and Paste = CTRL+ALT+V

Customize Columns in Inventory Reports – you can now add additional columns for the Inventory Valuation Summary and The Inventory Stock Status Reports, this feature is NOT available in QuickBooks Pro

In the Accountant Version there’s a great new feature to “Merge Vendors”, you can now consolidate up to 4 vendors along with their entire history into 1 vendor.

For Enterprise Solutions Users besides all the other 2018 QuickBooks Desktop enhancements and changes the feature to “Merge Vendors” is also available for all versions of Enterprise. For Advanced Inventory Users, there are great new Sales Order Fulfillment Enhancements and new options for Mobile Barcode Scanning and Mobile Picking of inventory with a new special Android Device that has a built in scanner.

***As a note, please confirm with Intuit upon ordering new software to see if a specific feature is available in that particular version, if you are interested in additional specific features you can submit a request to Intuit for future year enhancements.***

How may I assist you with QuickBooks?   I can assist you either online or at your location if you are in the surrounding areas:   QuickBooks help in Santa Clarita Valley, including Valencia, Newhall, Saugus, Castaic, Canyon Country, Acton, Agua Dulce, and in the Northern San Fernando Valley areas.   QuickBooks help is available also in Antelope Valley and surrounding areas, or online in a private connected session.

Do you need a solution to help automate other processes to go along with your QuickBooks?  I can assist with some 3rd party integrations that connect with QuickBooks too, such as Method:CRM and others.  Feel free to contact me directly at  661-259-4829 for QuickBooks help and/or to discuss a solution to meet your business needs.

To Your Success,

Kathy Hahn (QBKathy)


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Kathy Hahn
Kathy Hahn

QuickBooks Advanced Certified ProAdvisor