QuickBooks Online (QBO) inspires both love and hate. Long-time users of QuickBooks Desktop (QBD) who almost fully utilize its advanced features usually hate QBO. QBO users, on the other hand, love the convenience of secure, real-time, anywhere access to their books.
Unfortunately, as anyone who works with Intuit products can easily discern, Intuit is focusing its efforts on QBO. Most industry analysts expect that, as QBO improves, QBD will eventually disappear.
Charlie Russell with the Accountex Report has written a series of articles that constitute an in-depth analysis. Here are the first two.