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Whether you’re totally new to QuickBooks or just new to QuickBooks for Mac, we’re glad you’re here. Change isn’t always easy, so we’ve created Square One just for you. This is where you get started with QuickBooks for Mac.

New to QuickBooks?

You’re probably wondering where to start. Here’s some directions for you.

  • First, go to New to QuickBooks for advice on how to get started.
  • Check out the articles and videos here on Little Square for ideas about where to go next.
  • We also have a comprehensive User’s Guide you can look through that has great information getting started with QuickBooks. You can also access this ebook in QuickBooks. Choose Help > User’s Guide.

Switching from Windows?

If you’ve switched from QuickBooks for Windows to QuickBooks for Mac, you probably have two big questions.


Welcome back! You’re probably wondering about the new features for QuickBooks for Mac.

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What’s new in QuickBooks for Mac 2016?

The biggest change to QuickBooks for Mac this year has to do with modernizing code and improving performance. The engineers have touched almost every task and form. You won't see this in a big obvious way, but in many, small ways. Almost every daily … [Read more...]

QuickBooks for Mac 2016 User’s Guide

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Help! What does “access…will expire” mean?

Have you ever seen a message that says something like "Access to your Online Banking, Support, and other Services in QuickBooks Desktop for Mac will expire …."?   Not to worry, that’s just Intuit’s way of letting you know that the … [Read more...]

Backing up your company file in QuickBooks for Mac 2015

Sometimes things just don’t go well—files get messed up, computers crash. But don’t worry—it’s easy to get QuickBooks going again. If you’ve upgraded to QuickBooks for Mac 2013 or later, you probably already know that we’ve changed the way we help … [Read more...]

Opening your QuickBooks for Windows file in QuickBooks for Mac

So you're switching from QuickBooks for Windows to QuickBooks for Mac. Welcome! We're glad you're here. So you're probably wondering if you can convert your QuickBooks for Windows company file into QuickBooks for Mac. The answer is: Yes! You can … [Read more...]

Converting a QuickBooks file from Mac to Windows (2015)

Let’s face it. Every computer in the whole world is not a Mac. There may be a time when you will need to use your QuickBooks company file on a Windows computer. For example, maybe you need to send your company file to your accountant who uses a … [Read more...]

QuickBooks for Mac 2015 User’s Guide

Download the QuickBooks for Mac 2015 User's Guide … [Read more...]

QuickBooks for Mac 2014 User’s Guide v2

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You can also post your own question to the QuickBooks for Mac community.