The Intuit Inc. ( NASDAQ: INTU ) is an American manufacturer of standard application software from California with nearly 8,000 employees worldwide and a turnover of more than $ 2.3 billion in 2006, the company is in the stock index S & P 500 and NASDAQ -100 at the New Yorker. exchange.

Intuit was founded in 1983 and brought in 1984 the first version of Quicken Software (Online Banking) on the market. Later, the software Quickbooks was added ( financial accounting ). Both programs have also been marketed in Germany.

Intuit has offices in 13 countries, including the U.S., Canada and Great Britain.

In 1999, the German branch was abandoned in favor of the company Lexware, with a strategic alliance has been received. The German versions of the programs Quicken and QuickBooks are marketed since Intuit. was acquired in 2009 for $ 170 million U.S. from Intuit