Thanks to Intuitive Accountant, I was alerted to this particular scam that looks like it comes from Intuit. DO NOT CLICK ON ANY LINKS if you receive something like this. Go into your Intuit account in a fresh browser window and check on your credit card information there. See the original post here.
Intuit sent out a press release yesterday announcing one million paid subscribers of QBO. I've been saying for a while that cloud-based software is the future of small business bookkeeping and accounting. It's not perfect, but it's getting better with every update (and I haven't found any software available to the small business owner that could be called perfect anyway). Here's a portion of the press release:
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – June 4, 2015 – Intuit Inc. (Nasdaq: INTU) announced that QuickBooks Online has more than 1 million paying subscribers, cementing its market leadership as small businesses shift to the cloud.
“Crossing the 1-million paid subscriber threshold is a testament to the commitment of our employees, and of our accountant and developer partners to building an operating system that fuels small business success,”said Dan Wernikoff, senior vice president and general manager of Intuit’s Small Business Group. “The biggest thank you goes to our customers for allowing us to be a part of their small business dreams as they move online.”
Intuit has served small businesses and accountants with QuickBooks for more than 20 years. The company was an early innovator in cloud accounting when it first launched QuickBooks Online in 2001. Today, small business owners are turning to the cloud in record numbers. Intuit research shows that:
Working with developers, accountants and bookkeepers, the QuickBooks team is creating an ecosystem of innovative products and services that make it easy for small businesses of all sizes – from the self-employed to the mid-size enterprise – to tackle complex business management tasks. There are three priorities to deliver for customers: