Accounting Software

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  1. InertiaNetworks-John

    InertiaNetworks-John Inertia Networks, LLC Verified Provider

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    I'm looking to move away from QuickBooks Pro to something a bit more open, and I'd like to hear your suggestions!


    Invoicing and client management are not needed, I am just looking for something to put expenses into categories and track income.


    I love the bank feeds feature of QuickBooks because I do not have to type every transaction in manually. I am looking for something that can support that as well.


    Any advice would be appreciated.
     
  2. DamienSB

    DamienSB Active Member Verified Provider

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    I use quickbooks online plus. Haven't had any problems with it other than the API is awful to work with. We do billing/invoice out of WHMCS and nightly import into quickbooks.


    You can use sage50 (ugly, hard to use) or GNUcash (not recommended) 
     
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  3. DomainBop

    DomainBop Dormant VPSB Pathogen

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    Xero would probably fit your needs: easy migration from Quickbooks, hundreds of addon integration modules (including WHMCS), etc.  Not free though.  Xero bank feeds


    Wave Accounting has a free version and bank feeds support.


    Open source: GnuCash, TurboCash,  FrontAccounting, xTuple Postbooks, Odoo (Accounting module add in), LedgerSMB.
     
  4. InertiaNetworks-John

    InertiaNetworks-John Inertia Networks, LLC Verified Provider

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    I was looking at Odoo today. Very nice software, but you have to buy a min of 5 users ($1500/yr). Quite the jump from QB.


    Xero looks nice, but their bank feeds seem to function in a different way, in which they need to have an agreement with your bank in order to use it. (Instead of downloading a file into QB) Still something to look into, thanks for the suggestion.
     
  5. SafehouseCloud

    SafehouseCloud New Member Verified Provider

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    Quickbooks online works great for us in Singapore. Nice daily cronjob that sync it with WHCMS. 
     
  6. CenTex Hosting

    CenTex Hosting Member Verified Provider

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    we just use quickbooks online with an integration into whmcs seems to work fine have not had any issues with it.
     
  7. web-project

    web-project Member Verified Provider

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    we do use our own solution, perfect fit our needs.
     
  8. copperhost

    copperhost New Member

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    Your best bet is to get a custom made solution or you can try and use Peachtree


    and with any purchased software there will be limitations
     
  9. River

    River Member Verified Provider

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    I use GNUCash. I'd recommend taking a look at it.
     
  10. farhanideas

    farhanideas Member

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    QuickBooks merchandise are geared principally toward tiny and medium-sized businesses and provide on-premises accounting applications additionally as cloud based mostly versions that settle for business payments, manage and pay bills, and payroll functions.
     
  11. ParkInHost

    ParkInHost Member Verified Provider

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    You can try Zoho. Its pretty good too.
     
  12. River

    River Member Verified Provider

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    I've never liked any of the Zoho suite, but that's just my 2 cents.
     
  13. Clouvider-Dom

    Clouvider-Dom Member Verified Provider

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    Xero with EdgeHosting module for WHMCS - best you can get.