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Quicken 2016 for Mac 3.0.3

by Agen G. N. Schmitz

In November 2015, Intuit released Quicken 2016 for Mac [1] (version 3.0) with a couple of handy new features — the capability to pay bills directly within Quicken as well as transfer funds between different accounts from within your bank. Intuit notes that bill payment is available only if you have Quicken Bill Pay (Windows) or if your bank offers Bill Pay with Quicken (Windows or Mac). Additionally, Intuit offers free phone support for Quicken 2016 (Monday through Friday from 5 AM through 5 PM PST, though online chat is available 24 hours a day).

During the festive period, Intuit released Quicken 2016 for Mac 3.0.3 with a number of fixes for the personal accounting software. The update resolves an issue where sending a Direct Connect Bill Pay payment could show an error, fixes a bug where opening a Quicken 2015 file in Quicken 2016 could show duplicate transactions in Direct Connect accounts that support Bill Pay, and rectifies a problem with new accounts that caused Quicken to recalculate the opening balance adjustment if transactions were added with the same date as the date on which the initial download occurred. Note that the Mac App Store [2] edition is currently stuck at version 3.0.1. ($74.99 new, free update, release notes [3], 10.10+)

[1]: http://www.quicken.com/mac
[2]: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/quicken-2016/id1034022101?mt=12&at=10l5PW
[3]: https://quicken.intuit.com/support/help/quicken-2016-for-mac-release-notes/GEN87401.html