Compare the advanced features of QuickBooks Online products.

QuickBooks Online Versions 2020

QuickBooks Online Simple Start
QuickBooks Online Essentials
QuickBooks Online Plus
Track income and expenses and see how much money you’re making.
Send and track invoices
Download and automatically organize bank and credit card transactions
Print checks and record transactions
Import data from Excel or QuickBooks desktop
Back up your data online automatically
Strong security measures so only you access your info
Access your data from a tablet or smartphone
Snap photos of receipts so you’re ready for tax time
Invite up to two accountants to access your data
Integrate with available applications
Integrate with QuickBooks Point of Sale
Set up invoices to automatically bill on a recurring schedule  
Manage and pay bills from vendors
Enter bills and schedule payments for later  
Compare your sales and profitability with industry trends  
Control what your users can access  
Create and send purchase orders    
Track inventory    
Prepare and print 1099s    
Give employees and subcontractors limited access to enter time worked    
Track billable hours by customer    
Create budgets to estimate future income and expenses    
Categorize your income and expenses using class tracking    
Track sales and profitability for each of your locations    
Number of people who can access QuickBooks Online 1 3 5
Number of built-in business reports 20+ 40+ 65+
Pay W-2 employees and file payroll taxes Need to pay employees? Add Payroll to save 50% for 6 months*. See pricing with Payroll.
Accept online and mobile payments QuickBooks Payments included with trial. Rates per use as low as 1.75% + 25¢ per swipe and 50¢ per bank payment/ACH. Offer details
Source: Intuit