Quickbooks Point of Sale Pricing Plan & Cost Guide

Quickbooks Point of Sale

Point of sale software for single and multi-store businesses

3.88/5 (161 reviews)

Quickbooks Point of Sale Pricing

Pricing model: One Time License

Free Trial: Available

QuickBooks POS is available across three pricing plans, outlined below. It also offers a free trial.

Basic: $1,200 (one-time payment)
Pro: $1,700 (one-time payment)
Multi-Store: $1,900 (one-time payment)

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Quickbooks Point of Sale Pricing Reviews

Pros

  • Price look up and price change is easy. This product is really good and affordable, I already have 3 stores, I am using same Product for My all business.Andy P.Read the full review
  • The integration between QuickBooks POS and QuickBooks itself is, as one should expect, outstanding. Both programs work exceptionally well together and make accounting very streamlined.Kevin H.Read the full review
  • This software is full-featured and really does a great job of keeping track of everything going on in your store. From inventory to sales, the information is there and easy to access.Kevin M.Read the full review

Cons

  • It regularly freezes up and I have to back out of they system and restart the program which is embarrassing and unprofessional when ringing up customers. Beware and do not purchase this version.susan t.Read the full review
  • I have had nothing but problems. The first day we set it up there was an error and there continues to be same error message even though i have spent numerous hours on phone with customer service.Lisa M.Read the full review
  • Sometimes the shortcuts are not obvious, so I end up entering wrong numbers in wrong places. It is a little too quick for me.Amanda M.Read the full review
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25 reviewers had the following to say about Quickbooks Point of Sale's pricing:

Buzz M.

Cheapest option not always the best option

Used daily for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2017-08-10
Review Source: Software Advice

Looking to replace at year's end.

Pros
Low cost of entry is the only thing is has going for it. Also integrates easily with QB financial, if that matters to you.

Cons
No option to shop for credit card processing companies. Must use QB which is 3x as expensive. Customer service overall is unsatisfactory and expensive

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Likelihood to recommend: 2/10

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Andy P.

I am happy , i like it

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2017-08-10
Review Source: Software Advice

Pros
Very easy operations, daily reports and Inventory maintenance, very easy to operate Price look up and price change is easy. This product is really good and affordable, I already have 3 stores, I am using same Product for My all business.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Joe H.

Affordable retail software

Used daily for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2018-03-28
Review Source: Software Advice

Pros
one best thing i can say is it is very much affordable. and one of the best retail software to process invoices.

Cons
It is a challenge when we have to enter discounts and breaks in the system to calculate arithmetical values.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Michael G.

Quickbooks POS Mulitstore

Used daily for less than 6 months
Reviewed 2016-12-19
Review Source: Software Advice

We have been using this product for a couple years now, its simple and pretty easy to use for new employees. Its has some great reporting functions, but there is some limitations that you wouldn't think would be there for a "multistore".

Pros
Reporting functions.

Cons
Having to do everything from the headquarters, and if one store types in a price wrong for an item it changes all the other stores "cost".

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Likelihood to recommend: 6/10

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Justin W.

More Than We Can Handle

Used daily for less than 6 months
Reviewed 2019-01-16
Review Source: Software Advice

Pros
Extensive list of features to tweak the way you run your business. Design and layout is fairly straight forward and user friendly.

Cons
Cost is a bit out of our current price range for our small business. Lacking a few key features needed to process traction’s the way we’d like.

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Likelihood to recommend: 6/10

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Carrie C.

Efficient for a small business

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2017-09-14
Review Source: Software Advice

Pros
Has all the features needed for my business. It's easy to use. Excellent quality for its price point.

Cons
Need to be a faster way of looking up info. I have lots of products and we have to look thru the whole list even tho it is in order to find what we need. Can be very frustrating.

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Likelihood to recommend: 7/10

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carolyn c.

Trial User

Used daily for less than 6 months
Reviewed 2018-10-09
Review Source: Software Advice

Pros
Fast Input of information, Invoice information input was good, price for beginners was right. And it was free.

Cons
Would not let me input my information for using a business checking tied to prepaid card. Must have a checking account only

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Likelihood to recommend: 5/10

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Audrey H.

QuickBooks POS System

Used monthly for 2+ years
Reviewed 2017-12-06
Review Source: Software Advice

I would have to say all in all QuickBooks Point of Sale is a great system, decently priced am very user freindly.

Pros
The QuickBooks Point of Sale system is a great option for a small or medium-sized business. We really enjoy the easy to access interface along with a simple layout.

Cons
The biggest con about QuickBooks point of sale system would be the customer service. It takes too long to get simple issues clarified.

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Likelihood to recommend: 8/10

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James P.

Quickbooks POS is an easy to use solutions for selling goods in a store.

Used occasionally for 2+ years
Reviewed 2018-08-29
Review Source: Software Advice

Pros
Easily integratable with Quickbooks accounting hence making accounting seamless. It works well in selling of goods and services. Supports tracking of inventory hence easy to know how your business is doing.

Cons
Not readily intergratabe with mobile payment solutions in Kenya For small shops the price is a bit high.

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Likelihood to recommend: 9/10

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jawed k.

For Small & Medium size organisation, its my best experience to opt Quickbooks POS .

Used daily for 6-12 months
Reviewed 2017-09-22
Review Source: Software Advice

Pros
Power full integration in all aspect like if you want to search in any info you have, name of product, UPC, Alternate lookup, serial number, department name, item description, attribute, vender name, mean all possible link are integrated for better search. Add product, customer, vender, department, are very easy as 123. i.e., if you are adding any new product in this process you can add vender, department, in a single click like just put the name of your required field. You can add/ modify inventory, vender, department, UPC, and other all information through a single excel sheet. User friendly add all hardwear tool like barcode scanner, printers, cash draw, touch monitor, tag label printer, through an inbuilt workstation. The reports area is also well organized, which type of report you wants in any way like product, department, vender, customer, best or worst, vise etc is no more problem in quickbook pos.

Cons
price is little bit higher than others. in my opinion and my experience there is no any other problem in quickbook pos.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Janeen K.

Easy to use

Used daily for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2019-09-24
Review Source: Capterra

Very basic and easy to use for small companies. Not good for large or high volume stores.

Pros
Very easy to use, easy to train new people. Easy for people who are not experienced on cash registers or computers.

Cons
Not easy to keep track of sales by item. Not easy to look up items. Not easy to research prices by item.

Response from Intuit


Hello, Janeen. Empowering you with the tools you need to get the job done quickly and easily is our top priority. It's great to hear this has been achieved for you! We recommend browsing the Community for tips and tricks on tracking sales and searching for items and prices. Here, you'll find a library of articles and advice from fellow users and QuickBooks Team members: https://community.intuit.com/

Thanks for stopping by to leave a review.
Morgan, The QuickBooks Team

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Likelihood to recommend: 6/10

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Jack H.

Best Accounting Software

Used daily for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2018-03-15
Review Source: Software Advice

Pros
it was a very easy-to-use platform that was an all-in-one bundle of scheduling tools, customer profile tools, invoicing etc.

Cons
Price, seems high but for everything it does it was worth it. Saved me from using an accountant and paying someone else to keep my books.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Evelyn W.

Accurate money keeping

Used monthly for 2+ years
Reviewed 2019-07-05
Review Source: Software Advice

Pros
Helps when ypur doing your taxes and keeping up with expenses

Cons
Its a great value but a little extra pricey

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Kimberly R.

Minimum expectations not met with QuickBooks POS 18.0

Used daily for less than 6 months
Reviewed 2018-01-23
Review Source: Software Advice

Please save yourself some time/money/stress and a boatload of trouble - DO NOT USE QuickBooksPOS - go with Square, or write your own software. QuickBooks POS is a mess.

Pros
I thought it would be easily interfaced with QuickBooks Desktop. I thought it would track inventory and work well with my small business. I thought it would streamline inventory check in and pricing, and sales tax collection. I was wrong.

Cons
Literally rife with software quirks. The tax collection turns itself off at will - and the "help" line tells you it's because your software is "corrupt" - which is amazing since it's brand new, and ONLY they have been in it. It was not the "online" software, so how can it be corrupt? Be aware that the system will NOT be up and running efficiently - ever....so when they start charging you by the minute for help calls - after 60 days - they will leave you on hold for hours. I am not exaggerating - HOURS - our routine was .....1. open the shop 2. turn on POS terminal 3. Call quickbooks and spend 2 hours on line while they fix the problem of the day. Often times, it was the same problem from a week ago....Even on the way out, they screw you. so many issues with this software - built on an ancient Excel platform and they have not invested $$ to update it. And every time Microsoft sends an update, your system will crash. And every so often, it will just stop adding sales tax to stuff. And, when it is in the mood, it will freeze up and say "oops, something went wrong" on your screen. And every so often, you will have to re-boot the whole system. And you will have to check in merchandise on the sales floor because in order to check in inventory on a computer in the back room, you have to shut down the front register - and they HAVE PROGRAMMED IN A 15 MINUTE DELAY - before you can open it in the back room (sometimes it's 30 minutes). Fortunately, during this 15 minutes, they have a lovely pop up which is trying to sell you another license so you can use the software in the back room (which the sales agent told you would work, but it doesn't....). They never stop creating issues with the intention of getting you to buy another license......for software that doesn't work. It is an abject, complete disaster. DO NOT DO IT.....Don't buy their POS. It's barely functional.....Understand that I have a better than average understanding of inventory management and excel. I could not make it work. Their support people want to do reach outs and they mess with your firewall settings, and will NOT own up to the fact that the software is intentionally designed to make things difficult unless you keep paying them for additional licenses and spending time on the phone at their per minute charge. We switched to Square and have ZERO complaints. Our ONLY issues experienced with Square are directly tied back to QuickBooks POS issues - the way they have their info set up made the migration/import/export tough. Once we wiped out QBPro POS 18.0 - our lives are now peaceful. One last thing - Square payments arrive overnight - 99.9% of the time - QuickBooks delayed up to 4 days. They are holding your money. It's clearly another tactic - our bank did not change, but our processor did. Way faster and cleaner with Square POS - all around.

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Jevanni L.

It will make your work day simpler and more efficient. You should definitely give it a try

Used daily for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2017-12-06
Review Source: Capterra

Pros
Quick books allows me to easily search customers and all the information we have on each one. I can find their location, phone number, email address and much more just with a few clicks.

Cons
Price, seems high but for everything it does it was worth it. Saved me from using an accountant and paying someone else to keep my books. I was able to do it all myself.

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Debbie C.

Great for on the go Sales

Used monthly for 2+ years
Reviewed 2020-05-19
Review Source: Capterra

I really like QB POS. It has been with us for several years and I wouldn't change to any other product.

Pros
I can use this product on my laptop when we go to a conference and sell on the floor. My items are bagged and bar coded to scan right into POS. I can set it for different states sales tax and set up specialty pricing.

Cons
I can't run a report with out sales tax and it doesn't always download into my QB's, so I have to manually enter my sales from when I was selling on the road.

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Likelihood to recommend: 8/10

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Paige F.

An okay system for PC but no compatibility with mobile technology and prone to dumping data

Used daily for 6-12 months
Reviewed 2017-02-01
Review Source: Capterra

I used Quick-books for about a year and while it was an easy system to use on the PC, I found my business needs were better met by moving to a POS system that was mobile friendly. Quick-books has a very easy to use the system--items are tracked with a generated barcode and the system lists when the item was brought in when it was purchased last, and by whom it was purchased. I appreciated the compatibility of the technology to be able to automatically print barcodes for our use as opposed to other Mac POS systems, and overall the system was just fine until one day, two days after the largest sale of the year for our company, I went to ring up an item and I found Quick-books had experienced a major glitch and had deleted all the inventory I had added, sold, or updated within the last two weeks. I was devastated. I had input over 2,000 new pieces (individual, one-of-a-kind pieces of art) into Quick-books for our annual holiday sale and then when I tried to secure records for the pieces sold, bought, or input, suddenly the barcodes did not work, there was no record of me having ever entered in all the new works, and I had no sales records for over 100 artists. Luckily my accountant and I, the Store Manager, had already paid out everything that was sold from the large event, but I spent hours inputting the data back in for the remaining pieces. I was confounded and furious and customer service had no answers as to why this had happened. I immediately began researching POS systems that were mobile friendly and that stored my data and records on the Cloud or other web means so that I would never again have to experience lost data. My decision to move from Quick-books was justified when, just a few weeks later, I went to another local business to buy running shoes and the saleswoman apologized for the slow checkout process, noting that overnight her entire inventory had been wiped clean from her POS. I asked what POS she used, and sure enough, Quick-books had done it to again, left someone in the lurch from unexplained dumped data. For the price and poor customer service and unreliability, I never regretted moving from Quick-Books Point of Sale to another POS system. I now use Shopkeep and I am very happy with it.

Pros
Very easy to use. It generates bar codes to corresponding with individual or grouped items and then displays the price, merchandiser, and all vital information in the same place for me to find. I liked to be able to track when, where, and by whom an item was brought in and then sold.

Cons
Quick-Books was prone to glitches and to dumping, data on inventory entered. I lost over 2,000 records on new merchandise brought in for our annual holiday sale. Overnight there was no record I had ever entered, sold, or updated anything over a two-week period, the most pivotal two-week period of our year. Luckily my accountant and I had already paid the artists for their sold works, but it took hours for me to put the inventory back in and update the records. My sales records for those two weeks were also unaccounted for, and suddenly my sales were down by thousands compared with the last year. I was purchasing running shoes from another local business down the street a few weeks later and the saleswoman was having a field day trying to sell anything as overnight, same as what happened to me, Quick-books had dumped all her inventory and it had to be entered in again.

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Likelihood to recommend: 3/10

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Lawrence A.

A Cost Effective Product

Used weekly for 6-12 months
Reviewed 2019-01-29
Review Source: Software Advice

Pros
I like Quickbooks because it is an affordable POS with robust features. It is also very user-friendly.

Cons
The system sometimes is lagging when there are a lot of inventories but this tool does good overall.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Anonymous

QB Point of Sale Review

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2018-09-04
Review Source: Capterra

DIdn't require to be online as some other versions of a POS system do require. This is a nice feature as it is a pay one time not monthly.

Pros
Easy to adapt has two different screen settings that make it easy depending on your type of retail business that allows it easy to understand. If you are not a computer expert you can still feel smart using the POS software.

Cons
Price and if you do need to call for help, since it is a QB product support time is usually longer than you want. The support call time can be a problem if you have an issue with the POS system during normal operational hours.

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Likelihood to recommend: 7/10

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Mark W.

Good for medium-sized companies with plenty of inventory

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2016-12-05
Review Source: Capterra

We've used this POS system for about 5 years now. It works great if you also are using Quickbooks as your accounting software.

Pros
Easy to Use Good Customer Service department Interactive

Cons
Expensive Not Ideal for small businesses Requires many accessories

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Likelihood to recommend: 7/10

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Cathy H.

QB POS REVIEW

Reviewed 2016-06-03
Review Source: Software Advice

Pros
It is easy to use. Great reporting. Great Support

Cons
Cost averaging, cannot make sub departments, communication issues with support

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Likelihood to recommend: 9/10

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Jaunett P.

QB POS is worth a try

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2017-11-09
Review Source: Software Advice

Pros
QuickBooks POS is a very affordable system. You get a lot of bang for your buck. Excellent at tracking inventory. QuickBooks tech support cannot be beat.

Cons
Reports are clunky and hard to navigate. The POS system does not connect with QuickBooks desktop as well as it should.

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Likelihood to recommend: 7/10

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Mark W.

QB POS

Used weekly for 6-12 months
Reviewed 2020-09-11
Review Source: Capterra

Pros
so easy to use, quick payment into your account and the cost per event is minimal

Cons
I was going to say accessing it within QB but they just upgraded the software and now there is a button to access

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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ALLISON W.

FIDDLIN FROGS REVIEW

Used daily for less than 6 months
Reviewed 2016-10-13
Review Source: Software Advice

OVERALL THE EXPERIENCE WITH QUICKBOOKS WAS GOOD. IT WAS EASY TO USE AND UNDERSTAND.

Pros
GREAT CUSTOMER SERVICE

Cons
CUSTOMER SERVICE IS EXPENSIVE. PRODUCT DID NOT HAVE THE FEATURES WE NEEDED.

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Likelihood to recommend: 6/10

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Brian B.

Great tool for business, has some irritating features.

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2018-02-27
Review Source: Capterra

Pros
This software can handle TONS of inventory. We have used the software for over 12 years, and now have over 15000 unique items. Each one is able to track purchasing history, selling history, even details down to the name of the customer who bought this item in march of 2005, what he paid, and what else he bought on the same ticket! We use it a lot for warranty issues, as we're able to see if someone truly bought an item from us, or if they bought it online, and are just trying to get us to fix it for free. Super useful!

Cons
Once you start, you cant stop... Well, that's probably true of any POS system. You end up with too much data to lose, so I couldn't change now even if I wanted to, not that I do. The real problem with being stuck is that you have to pay up for it. Every year, they stop supporting the version from 3 years back. I.e., in 2018 they stop supporting the 2015 version, in '19 they will stop suporting '16, etc. So, you're just fine until windows does some auto-update in the middle of the night. You come in to find out you can't run your business. So, you call support. Support tells you that your version is no longer supported, and it'll be cost per register to upgrade to the current version. Then you're good for another 2 years. We've done this for over 12 years. It's the same song and dance every time. Now I know, and I can budget for it. All in all, it's worth every penny. I've yet to find anything else that can handle such a large selection of inventory, with so much adaptability, for the price. Just know that the price is hardly a 1-and-done thing.

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