QuickBooks Online Apps (add-ons) Streamline Tasks for Accountants and Clients

QuickBooks Online apps (add-ons) streamline tasks for accountants and clients

QuickBooks Apps (add-ons) are custom solutions built by third-party developers, usually for QuickBooks Online. Apps are now an easier than ever way to boost productivity and reduce labor-intensive tasks, for accountants and their clients. They are now very easy to set up and track from QuickBooks Online Accountant, while earning accountants substantial commissions. 


Apps can handle tasks like accounts payable, time tracking, expense management, data collection and more.


Industry-specific apps can tailor QuickBooks Online for the needs of law offices, real estate, restaurants and MANY more.


Apps can offer deeper data insights with their expanded data tracking and reporting capabilities. There are hundreds of apps to choose from and it is now far easier for you to manage them across all clients, from the Apps tab in QuickBooks Online Accountant. Please click this link to: Sign in to the Apps tab:

Introducing featured apps

These top-rated, top recommended apps are fully integrated with QuickBooks Online and are now even easier for accounting pros to add and manage through QuickBooks Online Accountant.  

Featured apps are…

  • Fully compatible with QuickBooks Online
  • Highly rated and reviewed by accounting professionals
  • Highly recommended by accountants (as measured by accountants setting up for clients)
  • Supports single sign on with your QuickBooks Online or QuickBooks Online Accountant credentials
  • Supports multiple clients mapped to individual instances of QuickBooks Online when set up through QuickBooks Online Accountant


A CRM designed specifically for QuickBooks Online users, Method streamlines operations by consolidating customer history and accounting data, giving clients a 360° view of every customer.


SOS Inventory

Built for QuickBooks Online from the ground up, get sales orders, assemblies, serial inventory, seamless order processing and more, all at a fraction of the cost of traditional manufacturing systems.



Perfect for field service management, access client and job details, view staff locations and schedules, dispatch jobs and generate quotes or invoices — from anywhere.



Get daily cash flow projections and visualizations so clients and their accountants can spot potential issues before they happen.



Save hours in payroll processing time with automated time sheets, and reduce client’s overall payroll costs with more accurate time tracking. This app is owned by Intuit. It is free to accountants who get it for one new client a year.



Simplify employee expense reporting with receipt and mileage tracking, and company card reconciliation. Also customize how expenses are coded to QuickBooks Online.



Easily digitize your accounts payable process. Make payments, route bills for approval, and automatically sync payments with QuickBooks Online.


Excel Transactions Importer

Extract accurate Excel data and seamlessly import it right into QuickBooks Online.

Preferred pricing for accountants

When adding a featured app, choose “firm is billed” to receive 20% off pricing. You can add apps across all clients, but get one itemized, consolidated bill sent direct to your firm.

How apps help accountants

  • Spend more time advising clients 
    Automate data entry so you can spend less time crunching numbers and more time with your clients.
  • Customize QuickBooks Online
    Using apps with industry-specific interfaces allows clients to interact primarily with the app, which makes it easier for you to manage the books on the back end.
  • Get better insights
    More reliable data capture and enhanced reporting allow you to see trends and offer even better advice.

Manage apps with the Apps tab

  • Simple search
    Browse apps by category, rating, “for clients” or “for accountants” to see app details and peer reviews.
  • Easily add apps for your clients
    By provisioning apps on your clients’ behalf, you can be sure data is mapped to the right place.
  • Follow client usage
    From the Apps tab you can see and manage all apps connected to your clients to better understand opportunities for your clients.

Hear why accountants love apps (2 min).

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Newest apps

Scan for QuickBooks Online

Easy to use document scanning directly to new expense transactions
This app is pure software, provided free in the QuickBooks Online marketplace. However, it only runs with Canon ImageClass scanners.

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