extends QuickBooks integration

New feature allows small-business owners using the online invoicing solution to funnel information directly into desktop versions of Intuit's popular accounting software.

Small-business owners relying on the cloud-hosted version of QuickBooks have already enjoyed a feature that integrates data from directly into their accounting systems.

Now, Intuit is extending that integration so that the online billing service works with desktop versions of the software, including QuickBooks Pro, Premier and Enterprise.

The set-up process is relatively simple: it's a one-click installation directly from the Intuit App Center. The connection will automatically synchronize billing, payables and receivables data. It also enables small-business owners to gather a real-time view of their cash flow and ongoing forecasts.

"Allowing our millions of users to fully and easily personalize QuickBooks with gives them not only a superior financial management solution but lets them spend more time growing their business and less time chasing down transactions," said Alex Chriss, director of the Intuit Partner Platform. is one of the most robust online billing platforms focused specifically on small businesses. The service is now used by more than 100,000 users.