How often do I have to upgrade my QuickBooks desktop software?


Article Posted on 10/24/2019


Generally we ask you to upgrade QuickBooks every 3 years by purchasing the current offering.  Right now QuickBooks is selling 2020 which can be purchased online.  If you currently use 2017 or older, please plan to upgrade to 2020 by May 31, 2020.

More things to consider:

If you would like to avoid upgrading your desktop software every 3 years, you may consider switching to QuickBooks online.  Stay tuned for our other articles regarding Online and contact us if you would like further guidance.

As of January 14, 2020, Windows 7 operating system will no longer be supported by Microsoft and you will be unprotected against cyber-attacks.  In preparation for this, you will want to upgrade to Windows 10 and download the 2020 version of QuickBooks after that.  It will be compatible with Windows 10.

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