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Web based invoicing/accounting software for a startup?

Apr 12, 2016 11:26PM PDT

We are in the early stages of our startup. Therefore, our spending needs to be as minimal as possible. I was looking at Xero as others have suggested, but I find it rather expensive at $30/month. Are there any other good alternatives?

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Re: accounting software
Apr 13, 2016 1:57AM PDT

Many companies use Zoho. I didn't check the price offered by your local resellers.

Also there's a lot of OPEN SOURCE ACCOUNTING SOFTWARE (google that). But, although it's free, you might need a lot of time to set it up, while you prefer to spend that time to expand your business.

Did you consider to outsource your bookkeeping to an accountant? Or - if you really are very small - just use a few spreadsheets?

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Invoicing/Accounting Software
Apr 19, 2016 11:24PM PDT

Thanks for the responses. I managed to do some of my own research and found an online accounting software called SlickPie. I`ve been using it for the past few days and I like it so far. The free version does more than enough for me and includes 100 invoices per month.

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Web based invoicing/accounting software
Jan 10, 2017 8:32AM PST

Every business or home if that is well and professionally managed need to have a bookkeeping records so you can keep an eye on your income and expenses. Xero is a good choice. But as you are in early stage and want to spend less then you can try Zipbooks. Its a free bookkeeping tools with a very good user friendly interface.

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Try Harvest for simple invoicing or Xero for full accounting
Feb 20, 2017 4:46PM PST

I've used Harvest for simple invoicing (without accounting). It sends very nice and clean invoices and starts at $12/mo.

But, it's not an accounting system. It handles invoicing only.

For accounting, I would use Xero or Quickbooks Online.

I also tried FreshBooks, which is a nice upgrade from Harvest, but it is not a fully functioning accounting system like the previous two mentioned.

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