Intuit has announced changes for QuickBooks Desktop 2022 products. The company sent a notification email to ProAdvisors with information about the changes.
- The Desktop product lineup is transitioning to a subscription model with the 2022 release.
- QuickBooks for Mac will now be offered through QuickBooks Desktop Mac Plus subscription.
- The one-time purchase of 2021 Desktop is extended to December 10, 2021 for accountants.
Desktop Subscription Model
The Desktop 2022 products will only be available through annual subscription in place of a one-time license purchase. ProAdvisors will have access to the 2022 QuickBooks Accountant Desktop Plus, Desktop Enterprise Accountant, and Desktop Mac Plus subscriptions around September 28 through the ProAdvisor Membership portal within QuickBooks Online Accountant.
The general business release of the 2022 products is scheduled for October 12, 2021.
The ProAdvisor bundle pricing has increased by $50 per year.
QuickBooks Desktop Accountant Edition 2022 will be available for a one-time purchase (supported through May 2025) for $799.99 for one user.
Note: QuickBooks Desktop 2022 requires a 64-bit compatible Windows operating system and will not run on an older 32-bit computer. However, according to Intuit, 99% of customers are already on a 64-bit processor. To determine if your system or your clients' systems meet this requirement, learn more through Microsoft's FAQ on 32-bit and 64-bit operating systems.
QuickBooks Desktop Mac Plus
QuickBooks Desktop Mac Plus 2022 is the new annual subscription Mac product which will be sold in place of one-time license purchases. It will be available to accounting professionals as part of the Enterprise bundle.
Extension of Desktop 2021 for Accounting Professionals
Purchases of Desktop Pro, Premier and Mac 2021 one-time licenses (supported through May 2024) will be available via QuickBooks Solutions Providers (QSPs) and Intuit sales agents until December 10, 2021. In addition, QuickBooks Desktop Accountant Edition one-time licenses for accountants are available to accountants through QuickBooks Solutions Providers (QSPs) and Intuit sales agents until December 10, 2021.