Is it possible that the desktop version of QuickBooks will be discontinued in the United States?
I’ll share with you what I’m seeing and hearing on this question so you can come to your own conclusions…
QUICKBOOKS DESKTOP DISCONTINUED IN THE UK
Our first reference point in this conversation will be the fact that Intuit has pulled the plug on QuickBooks desktop in the UK
Businesses have until June 2023 to find another solution, as all QuickBooks desktop services will end at that time.
This is a significant bummer for them.
QUICKBOOKS PRODUCTS COMPLETELY PULLED OUT OF INDIA
Following the UK announcement, Intuit decided to pull their entire QuickBooks lineup out of India.
This is effective as of April 2023.
I am uncertain if the desktop product was ever offered here, but this is a big announcement to completely pull their product line out of the country.
TRYING TO FIND THE DESKTOP PRODUCT ON THE WEB SITE? GOOD LUCK!
Take a quick visit to the QuickBooks.com web site if you like and try to find any reference to the desktop product.
If you have the patience to hit the Page Down key 12 times and get to the very bottom left corner of the page, congratulations.
You will find a single reference and link to the desktop version.
Now that you’ve found it, here is the surprise that awaits you…
QUICKBOOKS PRO PLUS AND QUICKBOOKS MAC – NOWHERE TO BE FOUND
Keep in mind that QuickBooks Pro, Premier, and Enterprise are subscription based products now (Pro and Premier effective with 2022 edition). If you don’t pay, it doesn’t play.
You have to pay