Many switchers choose to start their AccountEdge file from scratch, excited by the opportunity to move forward with a clean slate. But, if you wish to convert some of your accounting data, there are options.
Best On-Premise Alternative
USA Today names AccountEdge the best on-premise alternative to QuickBooks. “AccountEdge Pro offers the security and management of on-premise accounting software — but still offers remote access for more flexibility.”
The QuickBooks Alternative
AccountEdge is a great alternative to QuickBooks for any small-to-medium size business looking for powerful, easy-to-use desktop accounting software. AccountEdge offers full-featured accounting software starting at $20/month.
AccountEdge’s straightforward command centers interface helps you run and report on all aspects of your business: banking, sales and invoicing, purchases and bill payment, payroll, inventory, time billing, general ledger and more.
Own Your Data
Not only can you have unlimited company files with AccountEdge, your company file is stored on your local computer giving you full ownership of your accounting data.
Work with your Accountant
Your accountant can access your entire company file with our complimentary Accountant copy. Our files are cross platform so your accountant can open your files whether they use Mac or Windows PCs.
Save $3,000 Over 3 Years When You Switch to AccountEdge
We thought we’d help with the pricing analysis for a typical AccountEdge Customer. Over the course of three years, the cost of operating AccountEdge could save you over $3,000 vs. QuickBooks Online Plus.
You can even get a $100 rebate credit to your AccountEdge Subscription just for switching. Extra money for you to invest in your business, splurge on cool office furniture, or finally buy that fancy espresso machine you’ve been eyeing.
Full Featured Accounting Software
Whether selling products, offering services, or billing for time, hundreds of thousands of small businesses have depended on AccountEdge since 1989.
Sales and Purchases
Keep track of your income and expenses. Create new sales for your items and services. Create purchase orders and manage payments.
Pay your employees based on an hourly or salary rate, easily manage wages, accruals, deductions, expenses, and taxes.
Track inventory counts and locations, keep track of selling details, selling units of measure, and manage customizable price levels and quantity breaks per item.
Bill for Time
Enter an activity slip or timesheet to keep track of your time and services. Easily convert un-billed activity slips and timesheets to an invoice or statement.
Track your customer’s contact information, including up to five addresses, emails, phone numbers, and other details.
Monitor your business with over 200 built-in reports or create your own custom report, easily save custom reports to re-use when needed.
Track serial numbers for inventory items from purchase through sale including warranty tracking and reporting.
Use departments to track the accounting for different areas within your business with powerful reporting.
Keep track of your progress on specific jobs, including all income and expenses, and see your job profitability.
All plans include unlimited company files and our powerful features including: sales and invoicing, purchases and expenses, inventory, time billing, and more.
Payroll available as an optional service on all AccountEdge plans.
(All pricing in USD)
Work with your Accountant
Your accountant can access your entire company file with our free Accountant copy. Our files are cross platform so your accountant can open your files whether they use Mac or Windows.
And while we are committed to desktop software, we recognize there may be times you need to perform essential accounting functions remotely.
Our cloud collaboration tool lets your team perform key AccountEdge functions from any browser and sync back to the desktop. Plans start at $15/month.
Host your company file on a secure cloud desktop server so that users from any location can access AccountEdge.
Switching to AccountEdge
File Cabinet Method
Easily import account, item and contact data into AccountEdge as a comma-separated text file (csv). Pick your start date and that will be the day you welcome AccountEdge into your business. Keep your old system in place as a ‘file cabinet’ in case you need to access old data.
If you need to convert more data (e.g., transaction history) an AccountEdge Consultant, Computer Survival, offers a conversion service that will transfer more data. Conversion Services start at $400.
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Claim your $100 rebate credit for switching from QuickBooks.