What Developers Should Know About QuickBooks Desktop 2016 and the SDK

QuickBooks Desktop 2016 is now available!

QuickBooks Desktop 2016 offers bill tracking, improved reporting capabilities, and better form management. For a full list of new features click here.

Developers can continue to use the existing QBXML SDK v13.0 to integrate their applications with QuickBooks Desktop 2016. NFR licenses are now available for purchase as well.

QuickBooks Desktop 2016 Enhancements and Bug Fixes

In addition to the new features, Integrating with QuickBooks Desktop 2016 just got better with the resolution of multiple issues reported by the developer community.

EnhancementsEdit section

Reference Number Description
QBWG-27839 Added SalesRep Ref and Item custom fields into ItemLineItem, ExpenseItem, and GroupLineItem reports to the following transactions:

  • Bill
  • Bill/Vendor Credit
  • Check
  • Item Receipt
  • Credit Card Charge
  • Credit Card Credit
QBWG-27015 Implemented the ability to have multiple contacts for Customer objects.


Resolved Issues

Reference Number Description
QBWG-29793 Fixed a crash during Customer Query requests.
QBWG-21820 Duplicate information would be displayed during some instances in which QuickBooks would create a COGS or Inventory entry.
QBWG-23912 The sorting of Custom Fields by name did not work properly.
QBWG-23278 Fixed several assorted issues with Custom Fields.
QBWG-22610 ListMerge did not work as intended for Items.


An updated version of QuickBooks Web Connector is also coming soon; stay tuned for details.

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