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If you like to remain on Basic, Standard, or Enhanced Payroll Service, you need to perform the following by May 31, 2021: Purchase a supported version of QuickBooks Software. – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: QuickBooks Desktop Version 2018 Discontinued

QuickBooks 2018 Discontinuation Schedule
QuickBooks 2018 Discontinued May 31st How This
Affects You
  • It's that time of year once more, Intuit has
    reported that they are discontinuing an older
    version of QuickBooks. In the event that you are
    utilizing QuickBooks 2018, you will not have the
    option to utilize certain services and features
    after May 31, 2021. We should perceive what the
    effect will be on your business. Your access to
    through QuickBooks Desktop 2018 software will be
    discontinued after May 31, 2021. This also means
    you'll no longer receive
  • For subtleties past what I give here see this
    Intuit support document on Intuit's disco
    (discontinuation) policy.

What is Affected by the Discontinuation?
  • Software products, add-ons, and the services they
    perform. Weve put together a few lists of the
    QuickBooks products and services that will no
    longer be receiving support or functionality.
  • Affected Editions of QuickBooks
  • QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise 2018
  • QuickBooks Desktop Pro 2018
  • QuickBooks Desktop Premier 2018
  • QuickBooks Desktop Accountant 2018

Services Discontinued for QuickBooks Pro,
Premier, and Enterprise 2018
  • After May 31, 2021, you will no longer be able to
    use the following services if you are using one
    of the 2018 products
  • Basic, Standard, Enhanced or Assisted Payroll
    After the cutoff, QuickBooks 2018 will at this
    point don't automatically calculate correct
    payroll taxes, provide updated forms, or send
    your payroll data. For subtleties, see the
    QuickBooks Desktop Discontinuation FAQ for
  • Worker's Comp You can at this point don't deal
    with Worker's Comp Payments through QuickBooks
  • QuickBooks Workforce (formerly ViewMyPaycheck)
    You and your representatives will presently don't
    approach QuickBooks Workforce.
  • Installment Processing will presently don't be
    accessible. You will not have the option to
    handle credit card and check transactions through
    the desktop item.
  • QuickBooks Merchant Service Deposit (compromise)
    will at this point don't download credit card and
    check information into the desktop item.
  • Repeating Payments will at this point don't be
  • eInvoice mailing will at this point don't be
  • Live Technical Support will at this point don't
    be accessible. In the event that you have a
    functioning QuickBooks Care Protection Plan,
    support will end when the arrangement is expected
    for recharging (month to month, multi day, or
  • Bookkeeper's Copy File Transfer (ACFT) service
    will at this point don't work with QuickBooks
  • Multicurrency Exchange Rates will at this point
    don't be accessible for empowering or updating.
  • Contributed Reports will at this point don't be
  • Online Backup will at this point don't be
    accessible when your support plan terminates.
  • Online Banking, for example, downloading
    transactions or sending/getting online payments,
    will at this point don't work. In the event that
    you attempt, it will show you one of a few
    distinctive error messages (contingent upon your
    download technique) on the off chance that you
    endeavor to transfer or download transactions,
    send online payments, or send online transfers.
    One model would be "QuickBooks can't confirm the
    Financial Institution Information for this
  • TSheets will at this point don't be accessible
    inside QuickBooks desktop straightforwardly. To
    sync your TSheets Data with QuickBooks, overhaul
    your QuickBooks or utilize a web connector.

What Should You Do?
  • If you are using QuickBooks, the standard answer
    is, Now is the time to upgrade.
  • There are four areas of concern when upgrading
  • What features have changed? Intuit is adding less
    new features each year, and moving from 2018 to
    2021 won't be as awful a change as has happened
    in some prior years. These articles can give you
    some thought of what's in store
  • QuickBooks 2019 new features
  • QuickBooks 2020 new features
  • QuickBooks 2021 new features
  • Have framework prerequisites changed? This may be
    an issue for certain individuals, so you should
    check before upgrading
  • QuickBooks 2021 isn't supported on the entirety
    of the working frameworks that QuickBooks 2018
    worked on, like Windows 7 and Windows Server
    2011. In addition, on the off chance that you are
    utilizing QuickBooks Enterprise on Linux
    (database server only installation) there might
    be a few changes in what is required, you should
    check with Intuit support for subtleties.

Official QuickBooks 2018 discontinuation
messaging from Intuit
  • After May 31, 2021, access to add-on services
    will be discontinued for QuickBooks Desktop for
    Windows 2018. This incorporates all versions of
    QuickBooks Desktop Pro, Premier, and Enterprise
    Solutions v18 .
  • In the event that you don't utilize any of the
    extra services in QuickBooks Desktop 2018, your
    product will continue to work for you. You won't
    buy in to live technical support or any of the
    other Intuit services that can be coordinated
    with QuickBooks Desktop.
  • In addition to QuickBooks Desktop for Windows
    2018, there are a couple of other Intuit products
    that are influenced by the discontinuation of
    extra services. Your access to QuickBooks Desktop
    Payroll Services, Payment Processing, Live
    Support, Online Backup, Online Banking, Technical
    Support and other services through QuickBooks
    Desktop 2018 software will be discontinued after
    May 31, 2021. This likewise implies you'll
    presently don't get critical security updates
    beginning June 1, 2021.
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