Intuit Launches QuickBooks 2010 with New Features to Help Small Businesses
Intuit recently announced the launch of the latest iteration of its popular QuickBooks financial software . QuickBooks 2010 offers a number of new features designed to help small business owners, including limited access to business applications directly through the Intuit App Center . The App Center features over 25 applications, including a service to help small businesses track and manage marketing campaigns and sales leads. Many of the applications work directly with QuickBooks data. QuickBooks 2010 also includes an improved Company Snapshot designed to give small business owners a better overview of their business, and Intuit Check Solutions, in which checks can be scanned or keyed in for immediate. Read More.
Study Shows More Small Businesses Turning to Accountants as Economic Concerns Grow
According to a study by Intuit, Inc., almost 80% of small business owners say “they would feel more confident having an accountant as a close business advisor” during the current economic downturn. The report also finds that as owners’ concerns have changed, interest in receiving business consulting and financial advice has “nearly doubled.” The survey, conducted in mid-January by the developer of the popular QuickBooks® and TurboTax® software products, polled 250 accountants and 250 small business owners across the U.S. about the growth challenges they face. The January results were then compared to the results of a similar survey conducted last. Read More.