QuickBooks Desktop Point of Sale and QuickBooks Desktop are two entirely different software by Intuit itself and it cannot be confused for one another.
The QuickBooks Desktop point of sale software aids in tracking the daily of a point of sale business transactions such as purchasing of the goods, receiving the material, selling the goods and managing the inventory as well as customers. These all work being done by the point of sale software.
On the other hand, QuickBooks Desktop is an accounting software that helps in paying the billsmanaging the cash flows of the business, prepare and maintain the invoices for the customers and running the financial statement to show the accurate position of the business at any point of time.
QuickBooks Desktop Point of Sale and QuickBooks Desktop integration
Both the software are very important and have their own usability and the good news is that they both can sync with each other. This means that the data from the QuickBooks Point of Sale can beautomatically added in the QuickBooks Desktop and vice-versa. This saves a lot of time and energy as there is no need to enter the same data twice as well as the chances of mistakes are also greatly reduced increasing the efficiency.
Steps to integrate POS with QuickBooks
The process of Quickbooks Integration between POS & Desktop versions are very simple. There are three major points to follow, which are mentioned below:
Total Time: 5 minutes
Work on the POS server to integrate QuickBooks with POS.
💠 The POS server is the system on which the POS data files are stored and is used to run the day to day business operations.
💠 Open the financial data file and then launch the QuickBooks Point of Sale.
On the QuickBooks POS open company preferences from the left side and double click on financial.
On the right side, you will find an option ‘Use with QuickBooks Accounting Software’, click on that.
The QuickBooks POS will begin the integration with the QuickBooks financial data file stored on the same PC. A pop-up message will be displayed confirming of the correct file has been selected or not for
Thus by following the aforesaid 3 steps, QuickBooks can be easily integrated with QuickBooks Point of Sale. Moreover as both the software comes from the same developer the operations are more or less similar as well as support can be received easily.
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