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Today, Intuit offers to software packages called “QuickBooks Point of Sale” however there are really two VERY distinct offerings:

  • QuickBooks Online Point of Sale Powered by Revel
  • QuickBooks Desktop Point of Sale V.12

So, lets explore the differences between them:

QuickBooks Online Point of Sale Powered by Revel POS_hardware_black_6_6_16_2c8e7888-db44-4932-855f-a59ecd8d64c6

  • Ipad Based (Ipads can be fixed to the counter or wireless inside the store)
  • Cloud system (all data accesible on the cloud)
  • Integrates with QuickBooks Online
  • Hardware: Epson Receipt Printer, Ingenico IPP350 Pin Pad, 16″ Cash Drawer
  • Price: $2,099 per terminal (iPad included, no additional hardware needed)
  • Monthly fee: $119/m for first terminal, $79.m for second, $49/m for 3rd+ terminals




QuickBooks Desktop Point of Sale V.12


  • PC Desktop Based (PC not included by Intuit)
  • Desktop System (data stored in terminal or local area network server)
  • Integrates with QuickBooks Pro, Premier, Accountant, or Enterprise. Does not integrate with QuickBooks Online or QuickBooks Mac
  • Hardware: Magtek USB Card Reader, Star TSP143 Receipt Printer, 16″ Cash Drawer, Honeywell 1330G Barcode scanner
  • Price
    -BASIC POS – $1,799 Hardware + Software Bundle (PC not included)
    -PRO POS – $2,499 Hardware + Software Bundle (PC not included)
    -MULTISTORE POS – $2,699 Hardware + Software Bundle (PC not included)
  • Monthly fee: no monthly fees; OPTIONAL support plan $79/month


QuickBooks Point of Sale (or any POS system for that matter) requires great amount of time of planning to select the right product for you; and also wether or nor the QuickBooks offerings are right for your business.   Consult with your local Intuit Premier Reseller.  You may call us if you need more help as well.

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