3 NEW QBO Features You Are Going to Love!

Updated: Jul 18, 2020

These new features in QuickBooks Online might be just what you need to work more efficiently.


Embedded Online Bill Pay


What It Is: QuickBooks has started the launch of its new embedded bill payment feature, Bill Pay by Melio. It is being rolled out in phases to Essentials, Plus and Advanced subscribers. Want to know if you have it?

Go to + New>Pay bills. Do you see "Schedule payments online" as one of you options in lower right-hand corner? If so, then congratulations! You have access this new feature. Watch this video for step-by-step instructions on how to set it up.



What I Like About It: Something I really like about this new feature are the options available for both the payment method and the delivery method.


Payment Method Options

  • Bank Transfer

  • Debit Card

  • Credit Card (2.9% fee)


Delivery Method Options

  • Direct Deposit (1-3 business days)

  • Check (5-7 days)

Dashboard Cash Flow Widget


What It Is: When this widget is activated in QuickBooks Labs, it is placed on the main dashboard and provides a real-time view of your current cash balance, along with a historical comparison of money in and out across all your connected bank accounts.


  • Navigate to Settings > QuickBooks® Labs > Cash Flow Dashboard Widget

  • Turn it ON

  • Click Done

  • Refresh the page and the widget appears on your Dashboard