Quickbooks is a web-based accounting software that lets you take care of your business finances online. Whether you’re a freelancer, sole trader, or small business owner Quickbooks is used for making invoicing, taxes, income and expenses tracking, plus more easier to handle.
With over 4.5 million users, Quickbooks online lets you keep track of your account no matter where you are whether online, or mobile via their iOS and Android apps. The mobile app also lets you easily track your business mileage and automatically to take into consideration later.
You can create estimates, invoices, keep track of sales tax, accept payments and create reports to see your profit and loss, and manage your cash flow.
When it comes to tax you’ll be able to share your account with your accountant making it easier for them to find ways to make tax deductions, helping to maximise your profits.
As far as pricing goes, Quickbooks split their pricing between small business and freelancers with freelancer plan giving you the basics to keep on top of your finances. While the small business plans varying in features depending on your needs.
If you need to use Payroll features then bear in mind that this is an additional monthly cost with a per employee cost also added depending on what features you need.
Quickbooks support section has an extensive list of topics to help you figure out how to achieve certain tasks, including free training videos and webinars, with paid in-depth training classes also available.
Quickbooks offer a 30-day free trial of their main plans and features. Depending on if you're freelancer or small business will then depend which price plan you choose:
Payroll options cost extra ranging from $45/month - $125/month
You can also get Bookkeeping setup with a live bookkeeper for $50 one-time fee.