|[February 14, 2013]
QuickBooks Online for iPad® App Now Available
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
With today's introduction of QuickBooks
Online for iPad, small businesses that are mobile by nature will no
longer have to save the books for last. Rather, they can get more out of
their workdays with an app that helps them work more productively,
wherever they are.
"As a wedding planner, I spend 70 percent of my time away from my desk
meeting with clients and vendors. At the end of the day, I used to sort
through my meeting notes, map out next steps, track payments and
expenses, and follow up with invoices," said Sadie Waddington of Locally
Grown Weddings in San Francisco, Calif. "Now, I save time by
catching up on accounting during the four hours I commute on public
transit each week using QuickBooks Online for iPad. The app also helps
keep me more organized and look more professional in front of my clients
Now available in the App Store?, QuickBooks Online for iPad brings the world's
No. 1 small business cloud accounting solution to one of the world's
fastest-growing computing devices. It packages the most useful on-the-go
business tasks in an easy-to-use, friendly app with a native iPad
experience, including integration with the Camera, Contacts, Push
Notifications and Location Services.
"Managing a small business is a different game today than it was a few
years ago, due in large part to the proliferation of smartphones and
tablets," said Dan Wernikoff, senior vice president and general manager
of Intuit's (News - Alert) Financial Management Solutions division. "We found that more
than 20 percent of QuickBooks
Mobile for iPhone users access the app through iPads. And, customers
like Sadie told us they need more than mobile point solutions - they
need an all-in-one app that lets them work in a whole new way, and
that's what we created."
Get Started Quickly
Starting an account and learning to use QuickBooks Online for iPad takes
Sign-up requires only a username and password.
Guided setup walks new users through customizing and sending a sample
invoice, a common task in QuickBooks, in a couple of minutes.
Pulling in contact information from other sources is effortless. Users
can download customer information from Contacts, Gmail, Yahoo or
LinkedIn (News - Alert), and customer pictures from Facebook.
Provide Better Service
QuickBooks Online for iPad empowers small business owners to complete
important tasks as they occur, which allows them to provide better
customer service and get more time back in their days. It lets them:
Create and send professional estimates and invoices on the spot to get
Get estimate approval by electronic signature from the customer to
Capture photos and notes to remember important project details, and
for fast reference when completing forms or answering customer
Quickly access and browse a complete history of customer interactions,
including notes and sales transactions, in the Customer Feed.
Organize Finances in one Place
QuickBooks helps small businesses organize their finances all in one
place so they have business insights at their fingertips, and are
prepared for tax time. Users can:
View interactive reports and charts that provide at-a-glance snapshots
of income and expenses, or more detailed views.
Take photos of receipts and enter expenses to be organized for tax
Stay on top of business updates at a glance with the Activity Feed.
Users can check recent activity, and focus on what requires action,
such as upcoming invoices or overdue accounts, with the "Needs
Financial Management on Many Devices
QuickBooks Online for iPad is the newest addition to the QuickBooks
Online suite. Through a singular QuickBooks Online account, a business
can access and interact with its data from a computer,
devices. Data automatically syncs between devices and users, so
small businesses can manage their finances anytime, anywhere.
More than 400,000 companies and 1.3 million individuals subscribe to
QuickBooks Online globally, making it the world's No. 1 cloud accounting
solution for small business. Small businesses can easily customize
QuickBooks Online by turning on Intuit
Payroll, Intuit Payments
and a host of third-party apps
as their business needs evolve.
Pricing and Availability
QuickBooks Online for iPad is free to download
in the App Store. QuickBooks Online subscribers in the United States
can start using the app with their account login information right away
at no additional cost. New users can instantly create a QuickBooks
Online account through the iPad app and sign up for a monthly or annual
subscription through In-App Purchase. After a 30-day free trial,
QuickBooks Online for iPad starts at $12.99 per month or $124.99 per
year, and includes access to QuickBooks Online on the Web and QuickBooks
Mobile on a smartphone. Visit http://quickbooks.intuit.com/mobile/
for more information.
The QuickBooks Online for iPad app is available for free from the App
Store on iPad or at www.appstore.com/QuickBooksOnlineforiPad.
About Intuit Inc.
Intuit Inc. is a leading provider of business and financial management
solutions for small and mid-sized businesses; financial institutions,
including banks and credit unions; consumers and accounting
professionals. Its flagship products and services, including QuickBooks®,
Quicken® and TurboTax®,
simplify small business management and payroll
processing, personal finance, and tax preparation and filing. ProSeries®
and Lacerte® are Intuit's
leading tax preparation offerings for professional accountants. Intuit
Financial Services provides enhanced online banking solutions and unique
insights to help banks and credit unions serve businesses and consumers
with innovative solutions.
Founded in 1983, Intuit had annual revenue of $4.2 billion in its fiscal
year 2012. The company has approximately 8,000 employees with major
offices in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, India and
other locations. More information can be found at www.intuit.com.
Intuit, the Intuit logo and QuickBooks, among others, are registered
trademarks and/or registered service marks of Intuit Inc. in the United
States and other countries.
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