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Ben Hogan

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Alternative to Quickbooks, accounting software
« on: June 25, 2017, 06:26:00 AM »
Are there any good alternatives to Quickbooks, their software is pretty expensive, and are there anything that can do the basic job for a small company and maybe even free these days?


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khizr

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Re: Alternative to Quickbooks, accounting software
« Reply #1 on: June 25, 2017, 07:34:41 AM »
I am not aware of anything free I would trust.

I do recommend checking out https://www.xero.com/ as an alternative to quickbooks online though.


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Re: Alternative to Quickbooks, accounting software
« Reply #2 on: June 25, 2017, 02:43:09 PM »
I believe Wave is free, but I have no experience with it.
Most softwares have a very basic option if you just need record keeping. Of course you could track that in excel if your business is small enough.
Always happy to help with tax or accounting questions - feel free to private message me.

I am a licensed CPA in Pennsylvania. However, any tax advice I give should be considered general information and not used in the avoidance of tax. There is most likely information about your situation that I do not know, and thus you should do your own additional research.

Yes, in case it confuses you, I did change my forum name.

SeattleCPA

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Re: Alternative to Quickbooks, accounting software
« Reply #3 on: June 28, 2017, 01:18:17 PM »
If you can do the accounting yourself (so don't need help from outside accountant), the desktop software isn't too bad. Consider that you can use a product for several years.