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Software Description:

More than 40,000 small businesses and freelancers are discovering an easy way to manage their books and invoicing. Say hello to FreeAgent.

FreeAgent is an award-winning online accounting system specifically designed to meet the needs of small businesses and freelancers. FreeAgent puts you in control by taking the jargon out of accounting and giving you real-time visibility of how your business is performing.

FreeAgent lets you manage your expenses and invoices, automatically chase payments, import bank statements and explain transactions and submit estimates/proposals. Any changes you make automatically update your accounts, giving you complete visibility of your income and expenses and showing your real-time profit position.

Software Description:

Zoho Books allows you to create, manage and edit sales and purchase transactions like invoices, estimates, PO, SO, credit notes, bills and expenses and more. You can connect your bank and credit card account in Zoho Books and categorize transactions instantly. The dashboard and reports section give you the insight to make smart decisions instantly.
Zoho Books streamlines business processes and you can create custom workflows to automate these processes. You can invite your customers to the client portal, so they can make online payments and view all transactions as well.

You can also invite more users and your financial advisor to Zoho Books. Create a custom role and invite these users with restriction to specific modules if you desire.

Software Description:

With over 1,000,000 accounts in 100 countries, Shoeboxed is the world’s premier solution for staying organized year-round without any of the headache that goes with it.

How it Works:

Simply send Shoeboxed your receipts, business cards, bills and other documents and everything will be carefully sorted and scanned into a secure online account. All of the organized data, including an IRS-accepted image of each document, is then human-verified, categorized, accessible from anywhere and ready for export into dozens of powerful tools.

Benefits:

  • No more scanning or data entry – You’ll never waste another minute in front of a scanner or in an Excel spreadsheet.
  • Maximize every reimbursement – Whether it’s a business trip or federal tax filing, every receipt is always at your fingertips.
  • Submit from anywhere – Send documents in the mail, with your phone, via e-mail or right from your scanner or web browser.
  • Export everywhere – Export to QuickBooks, Wave, Xero, Outright, Evernote, Excel and many more…
  • Your data is safe and secure – Shoeboxed uses 256-bit SSL security, the same as major US banks.

Features:

  • Balance Sheet
  • Billing/Invoicing
  • Dashboard
  • Expense Tracking
  • Forecasting
  • Multi-Currency
  • Payment Processor
  • Payroll
  • Project Management
  • Timesheets
  • Customer Management
  • History/Version Control
  • Notifications
  • Accounts Receivable
  • General Account Ledger
  • Tax Management

Features:

  • Analytics
  • API
  • Chat
  • Inventory Tracking
  • Marketing Automation
  • Batch Permissions & Access
  • Notifications
  • Attendance Tracking
  • Timesheets
  • File Transfer
  • Data Import

Features:

  • Dashboard
  • Tax Management
  • Data Export
  • Expense Tracking
  • Data Import
  • Notifications

Summary:

  • Create beautiful, customisable invoices straight from your FreeAgent account, add payment links and set up automated invoice reminders and thank you notes.

  • Automated bank feeds import your transactions daily and you can explain 'money in' and 'money out' in an intuitive interface. FreeAgent then builds up your real-time accounts for your company and gives you a live view of your business cash flow.

  • Effortless expense and time tracking

  • Send beautiful estimates and proposals

  • FreeAgent's Dashboard brings together your invoices, expenses, bank accounts and more, helping you keep your business on the right trajectory.

  • Clear project profitability so you can keep an eye on project income and expenses.

Summary:

  • Invoicing: create, manage and send customer invoices and accept online payments.

  • Bills: manage vendors and keep track of the bills to be paid.

  • Expenses: upload expense receipts and track business expenses

  • Banking: connect online bank and credit card feeds.

  • Workflows: trigger email notification and field updates in Zoho Books with custom workflows

  • Reports: access more than 40+ reports in Zoho Books including Balance Sheet, P&L

Summary:

    No key features associated with this application.

Pricing:

  • Starting from: $9.00/month
  • Credit card required: No
  • Basic: $9/month
    Standard: $19/month
    Professional: $29/month

DIY

Free
Included in plan:
  • 5 Scanned Documents/Month
  • Unlimited Cloud Storage for your Documents
  • Searchable Document Archive

Lite

$15.00
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • 50 Scanned Documents/Month
  • 3-5 Day Mail Turnaround
  • Digital & Paper Receipt Processing

Classic

$39.00
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • 150 Scanned Documents/Month
  • Quickbooks Integration
  • 2-3 Day Mail Turnaround
  • Docs Returned

Business

$69.00
3 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • 500 Scanned Documents/Month
  • Quickbooks Integration
  • Faster Mail-in Turnaround
  • Docs Returned

FAQs:

    No FAQs associated with this application.

FAQs:

    No FAQs associated with this application.

FAQs:

    Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Quickbooks, Xero, Evernote.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Yes.

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • Quickbooks, Xero, Evernote.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • Yes.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Freelancers, entrepreneurs, small & medium businesses.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Yes, dedicated customer service available via chat and phone.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • Receipt/expense management, tax deductions, accounting.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • Mac, Windows, iPhone, Android.

Publisher:

Founded:
2007
Based in:
Edinburgh
Employees:
51-200
Likes:
13.2k
Followers:
12.6k

Publisher:

Founded:
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Based in:
Pleasanton
Employees:
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Likes:
Followers:
43.6k

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Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other:

Who uses Zoho Books
  • Personal
  • Freelance
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Agencies
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
  • Windows
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
  • WinPhone
Languages:
Dutch, Swedish, Japanese, Chinese, French, Portuguese, Italian, Spanish, English
Regional Restrictions:
Exclusive edition of Zoho Books is available in US, UK, Canada. We also have a global edition for rest of the world.

Other:

Who uses Shoeboxed
  • Personal
  • Freelance
  • Startups
  • SMEs
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
  • Windows
  • Macintosh
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
Languages:
English
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.
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