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7 Best Accounting Software for Businesses, Web Entrepreneurs and Individuals 2017

by Fahad Saleem

Every company and individual needs a good accounting software to maintain and keep track of their finances. If a business (even an individual) isn’t using some sort of accounting software these days, and think it can manage and survive like this, it’s doomed for failure. With the increasing financial jargon and requirements like taxation, salary slips, reporting, purchases and fraud-protection, accounting software have become indispensable. If you are looking for the best accounting software 2017, you have come to the right place.

7 Best Accounting Software 2017

Sage 50c Premium Accounting Review

This accounting software 2017 has great contact records and inventory control. Sage 50c has no less than 10 item pricing levels. Sage 50c also supports Cloud-based accounting. You can share complete ledgers with accountants and staff.  This software does not have a mobile or web based client, which is a big negative. Sage 50 costs $192 per year for a single user. The interface is a bit old and complex.

Intuit QuickBooks

QuickBooks is one of the best web-based accounting software of 2017. QuickBooks is famous for its impeccable interface which lets users to navigate through contact records and transaction forms. The software also offers customizable forms. QuickBooks price is just $28. You can also import and export data from and to payments platforms like Paypal, American Express and Square. You can set alerts, reminders and send receipts automatically.


FreshBooks’ strong points are easy to use interface, amazing navigational tools and jargon-free terminology which lets even an accounting beginner to use the software without any headache.  FreshBooks has several reporting tools. The software also has iOS and Android apps. You will love features like client portal, late payment reminders, Sales Taxes, client credit, offline payments, ATCs and invoices.


Xero is often known as the QuickBooks killer. The software has over 700,000 users around the world. The best thing about this accounting software is that it is available for just $9 per month. There is no limit on the number of users. In the basic version you get expense tracking, unlimited invoices and bank transactions, live bank feeds, reporting tools, taxation tools, direct deposits and multi-currency compatibility.

Zoho Books

ZohoBooks accounting software is getting fame and traction swiftly. Zoho Books offers amazing record maintenance, customizable fields and in-built payment gateways.  The software is famous for amazing 24/7 support. ZohoBooks also offers integration with Zoho’s other software like Zoho HR and Expenses. The software also offers support with Microsoft Office. You can test ZohoBooks for free for 14 days, and if you like it, you can buy it for $9 per month.

GoDaddy Accounting Software

If you are an online entrepreneur, you should use GoDaddy’s accounting software. It provides integration with online platforms, including Etsy, eBay, Amazon, and PayPal. GoDaddy accounting software is best for freelancers. It costs just $3.99-per-month.

AccoutEdge Pro

AccoutEdge Pro is a juggernaut when it comes to stability and features. This accounting software has been around since the 90s. It is famous for rigorous reporting tools, online receipts and tax tools. AccountEdge Pro also has stable mobile apps and special client portals.


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