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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.

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:

Xero is an online accounting software suite that utilizes a modern cloud network to fully accommodate the complete range of accounting needs.
The app allows its users to coordinate and manage all financial processes within an easy to use platform, accessible from all internet-enabled devices.
This software is ideal for small business owners managing their accounts independently, as well as in collaboration with their accountants from dispersed locations.

Features:

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

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:

  • Billing/Invoicing
  • Dashboard
  • Multi-Currency
  • Payroll

Summary:

    No key features associated with this application.

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:

  • Easy Invoicing: Improves cashflow and helps its users get paid quickly and easily.

  • Multi-Currency Accounting: Foreign exchange rates are updated hourly, so users instantly know exactly how gains and losses are affecting their cashflow.

  • File Storage: It is possible to attach files to almost anything – from invoices to bills and transactions.

  • Creation of customizable purchase orders: Fully customizable purchase orders, ready to email them to suppliers and then copy to a bill.

  • Expense claims creation from anywhere: Users can create claims at work, home or on the go.

  • Inventory Management: Tracks the value of a user's inventory and improves stock control.

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

Pricing:

  • Credit card required: No
  • Starter: $20/month.
    Standard: $30/month.
    Premium: $40/month.
    30-day free trial.

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.

FAQs:

    No FAQs associated with this application.

FAQs:

    Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Main user of this software are accountants and bookkeepers in small and medium-sized businesses across all industries.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • Xero is used as a cloud-based accounting software for small and medium-sized businesses.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • Web-based service with native mobile apps for iPhone, iPad or Android smartphone.

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • It is most commonly used in tandem with WorkflowMax, CustomerSure, and Veeqo.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Xero integrates with hundreds of add-on business applications, from inventory management, invoicing and time tracking. Some of them: Batchbook, Quotient, Stripe, PayPal, WorkflowMax, Receipt Bank, Expensify, Evernote, Payment Evolution, Nexonia Expenses, Xpenditure, Constant Contact, Highrise CRM, Exsalerate, OnePage CRM.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Xero has an API available for use.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Support provided: Forum, Knowledge Base, Online Support, Video Tutorials.

Publisher:

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Publisher:

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

Publisher:

Founded:
2006
Based in:
Wellington
Employees:
1001-5000
Likes:
170k
Followers:
67.5k

Other:

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

Other:

Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other:

Who uses Xero
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.
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