Time & Billing Gets Easier for QuickBooks Users Worldwide

LOS ANGELES, CA, U.S. and SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - Aug. 19, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BQE Software Inc. has announced the integration of its flagship BillQuick system with the Australian version of QuickBooks Pro, Premier and Enterprise. BillQuick is designed to help professional service firms simplify time and expense tracking, project management and invoicing.

The addition of the QuickBooks Australia integration brings BillQuick's award-winning project management and reporting features to small and mid-sized businesses in Australia and New Zealand. Industry-specific versions are available for architects and engineers, IT consultants, attorneys and accountants. BillQuick includes support for Australia specific accounting standards, GST and other regional and international practices.

"This will be a welcome addition for many Australian businesses because it fills a need that many professional firms have," said Shaz Hughes, the owner of Accounted 4 Bookkeeping Services in the Perth suburb of Ballajura, Australia. "QuickBooks is a great system, but like most 'all-rounder' accounting programs it can be limited in features for specific types of firms."

With more than 160,000 business users worldwide, BillQuick has been honoured with perfect 5-star reviews by several technology and professional media outlets, including CNET and The CPA Technology Advisor.

Although its integration with the Australian versions of QuickBooks is new, BillQuick has been available to businesses in Australia for several years. According to Shafat Qazi, CEO and Co-Founder of BQE Software, BillQuick offers industry-specific features that make the world's best-selling small business accounting software even better for Australian businesses, especially those firms whose primary asset is the time of their professional staff.

"Australian businesses have many unique time keeping, management and invoicing needs, but until now there hasn't been a comprehensive system available that offered integration with QuickBooks," he said. "This new addition extends the benefits of BillQuick's easy to use and highly customizable system to organizations of any size, from 10-20 professional staff, to more than a thousand."

BQE Software maintains offices in Sydney, which include local sales, support and training centres. Pricing and additional information regarding BillQuick for the Australian market is available at www.BillQuick.com.au or by calling 1-300-BILL-NOW. For the North American market, www.BillQuick.com or call 888-245-5669.

About BQE Software: BQE Software's time tracking, billing and project management solution creates competitive advantage for professional service providers such as architects, engineers, attorneys, accountants and IT consultants. BQE's flagship product, BillQuick, combines precision time tracking and intelligent invoicing with powerful project management and reporting tools -- together delivering a complete solution that is priced to deliver quick return on investment. Widely regarded as the most comprehensive time billing system on the market today, BillQuick integrates seamlessly with popular accounting programs including QuickBooks by Intuit Software, Microsoft Office Accounting (Nasdaq:MSFT), Peachtree Accounting by Sage (LSE:SGE) and more.