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QuickBooks 2015 – What’s New?

Articles and discussions of new features and/or functionality available in QuickBooks 2015 versions of Pro, Premier and Enterprise. A new feature or functionality initially introduced in QuickBooks 2015 is also usually available in the next release or version of the program, so the information you find here will also be relative to newer versions.

QuickBooks 2015- The Good, Bad and Ugly, Part 1

This year I've decided to do a three part series called The Good, The Bad, and the UGLY and just highlight things in bullet points with a brief description. I may raise a few eyebrows over some to the things that I end up putting in each of the three categories, but so be it. I'm going to start with the "ugly" things, because I feel some of the following items are just that - ugly. Ugly enough to make some people consider NOT upgrading to the 2015 product line because they will have a negative impact in one form or another.
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QuickBooks 2015 Announced – Important System Requirements

For anyone out there reading this post, if you are still running a Windows XP machine - or have clients running XP - DO NOT UPGRADE to QuickBooks 2015 until you've purchased a new computer! And in my opinion, you should spend the extra money and buy a Windows 7 machine and skip Windows 8 - but that is just my opinion.

Office 365 is supported for basic Word and Excel integration, but the Outlook Sync is not. Additionally, if you rely on QuickBooks Statement Writer, neither Office 2013 or Office 365 is supported.

QuickBooks Add-On Developers, such as ourselves, do not have access to QuickBooks 2015 as yet.

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Nancy Smyth, Sunburst Software Solutions, Inc.
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I've been using and supporting QuickBooks products since the early 1990's. I've worked with thousands of contractors, assisting them with QuickBooks setup, Certified Payroll Reporting requirements, AIA Billing and Weighted-Average Overtime.


QuickBooks is a powerful product, but learning how to use it in your construction business can be difficult. I hope you find resources available here to be helpful.

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