No you do not have to “upgrade” every year – some users are still using the 2007 version!
If you upgrade your computer OS you will eventually find that your old software wont run right any longer.
But you should “update” your existing version every time a new service release is issued.
Do you have to pay yearly for QuickBooks?
QuickBooks Premier Plus costs $499.95 each year.
Instead of paying a flat fee of $499.95, you’d be paying for an annual subscription. The annual subscription comes with all of the same features as QuickBooks Premier, but you also receive: Annual upgrades.
Is QuickBooks desktop being phased out?
QuickBooks Desktop is Ending. Here’s What You Need to Know. Last year, Intuit announced the official sunsetting of their QuickBooks Desktop 2016 software. As of June 1, Intuit also discontinued critical security updates to their software.
Can I buy QuickBooks without subscription?
If you will not be using Payroll, you will pay nothing more. You should note that your product will NEVER be updated from its original version. That being said, it is possible to purchase Quickbooks directly from Intuit and pay the entire cost at the time of purchase.
How many years is QuickBooks supported?
QuickBooks® desktop software versions are supported by Intuit® for three years. Every year Intuit® will retire one year’s version of the product.