The launch, set to take place solely in the US in late 2005, is a new edition of Microsoft Office for Small Business Management, including Microsoft Office Small Business Accounting.
A spokeswoman said that there were ‘no plans for a UK release at the moment’.
The software is intended to help small businesses manage sales, marketing and financial processes in a single, integrated Office environment.
It is understood that the new product will go up against Intuit’s small business software in the US.
Barclays has partnered with accounting software company Xero to provide businesses with access to transaction data through its direct feed.
Government's estimate of a £400m admin saving from Making Tax Digital is way off - and is instead a huge cost burden, warns Lamont Pridmore chief executive Graham Lamont
Xero unveiled its expanded global partner programme at Xerocon South, the accounting technology conference in Australasia
Accountancy software firm Sage has been hit by a data breach which may have compromised the personal details and bank account details of as many as 300 UK businesses