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QuickBooks POS Basic QuickBooks Point of Sale Basic is designed for smaller businesses or those looking to move to a computer-based point of sale system. Point of Sale Basic has the tools necessary for day-to-day sales operations and sales reporting, including the capability to take your inventory mobile for trade shows or field sales calls.

QuickBooks POS Pro Point of Sale Pro builds on the Basic, giving you the added option of multiple checkstands at your business. Inventory can be imported via Excel file, and the software can automatically generate purchase orders when your inventory gets to set levels. This is the ideal choice for larger retailers or businesses wanting more automation and flexibility in their operations.

QuickBooks POS Multi-Store Like the name implies, QuickBooks Point of Sale Multi-Store gives your business the ability to run retail operations from multiple stores or locations. You have the same features & automation of the Pro edition, but gain the added bonus of inventory, sales, and employee reporting being accessible on a per-store or even company-wide basis.

QuickBooks POS Features List

Demo Video & Screen Shots

System Requirements

Intuit QuickBooks® Basic Pro Multi-Store
Make Better Business Decisions
More than 50 pre-built sales, customer and inventory reports at your fingertips
Create customized reports and save for easy access
Improve your marketing with insights and data from the Customer Center
Track employee hours and sales commissions
Access to sales and inventory reports for each store location and at the “Company” level
Take Your Business Mobile
Ring up sales on your smartphone or table (iPad, iPhone, Android)
Sales & Inventory information from your mobile device syncs with Point of Sale software
Quickly, Easily Ring Up Sales
A payments account that let’s you accept credit cards right in your software1
Ability to use a bar code scanner to ring sales
Allows discounts, returns, store credit & gift receipts
Customize price tags, receipts and more
Track work orders and sales orders
Manage Inventory Accurately and Effortlessly
Automatically track inventory as you sell and receive items
Manage vendors
Generate purchase orders automatically at pre-set inventory levels
Ship and track packages using Shipping Manager4
Track multiple vendors, UPC codes, serial numbers, layaways and sales orders
Include pictures of inventory items
Track & Reward Your Best Customers
Track customer contact and purchase info
Create customer letters easily with Microsoft Word® integration2
Capture "ship-to" addresses for creating mailing lists and labels
Recognize your best customers with the Rewards Program
Easy to Set Up, Easy to Use
Answer a few simple questions to start
View built-in tutorials for common tasks and learn by example with the Practice File
Import items and customers from Microsoft® Excel3
Simple sales screens to quickly & accurately ring items
Pricing Management Tools to update prices & create discounts across products and departments
Manage up to 20 Stores from a Single Office
Consolidate multi-store data into one file
Track inventory transfers between stores
Works Alone or with QuickBooks Financial Software5
Transfer sales data to QuickBooks Financial software5
Synch customer data and accounts receivable with QuickBooks Financial software6
Send time cards to QuickBooks Financial Software for payroll processing6
Control Security
Track petty cash payouts
Control access to administrative features by password

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Accept Credit Card Payments

Minimum System Requirements QuickBooks POS Basic:

  • 1.8 GHz processor
  • 256 MB RAM
  • 1 GB Disk Space

Minimum System Requirements QuickBooks POS Pro:

  • 1.8 GHz processor
  • 256 MB RAM
  • 1 GB Disk Space
  • Windows XP, Server 2003, Vista, Server 2008


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1Requires an Intuit QuickBooks Point of Sale Payments Account. Sold separately. Application approval, fees and additional terms and conditions apply. Details available at www.payments.intuit.com/posms. Internet access required. Terms, conditions, pricing, features, and service options subject to change without notice.

2Requires Microsoft Word 2000, 2002, 2003, or 2007. Sold Separately.

3Requires Microsoft Excel 2000, 2002, 2003, or 2007. Sold Separately.

4No QuickBooks Fee for using shipping features, but UPS will charge their standard shipping fees for packages shipped from within QuickBooks Point of Sale.

5Intuit QuickBooks Point of Sale works with any QuickBooks: Pro or Premier Editions (2008-2012) or QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions (8.0-12.0), sold separately.

6Requires currently supported version of QuickBooks Accounting Software and Intuit Payroll service subscription. Sold separately. Additional terms and conditions apply. Details available at http://payroll.intuit.com.
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