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Topic # 225665 29-Nov-2017 12:35
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Morning! 

 

What will be a good alternative to some expensive account softwares?

 

Requirements are - 

 

  • Online
  • PC based
  • Bank Reconciliation
  • Customer Invoicing
  • Smart GST
  • Job/ Project Tracking
  • Flexible Recurring Transactions / Invoices
  • Stock Management & Contract Pricing

* Affordable Price


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  Reply # 1909515 29-Nov-2017 12:40
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Can't tell if serious or not?

 

 

 

Xero.com is the go to for Online Account in NZ thanks to the NZ bank feed integrations and massive library of 3rd party extensions/integrations.


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  Reply # 1909577 29-Nov-2017 14:28
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I'm by no means an advanced user but I use www.waveapps.com

 

I feel like it's just a little clunky in some ways, but does produce nice invoices and certainly does everything I need it do.

 

The main thing for me is the price is right ($0). I'd certainly give it a look.


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  Reply # 1910577 29-Nov-2017 14:56
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premiumtouring:

 

Can't tell if serious or not?

 

 

 

Xero.com is the go to for Online Account in NZ thanks to the NZ bank feed integrations and massive library of 3rd party extensions/integrations.

 

 

Agreed. Costs little and works. Generates invoices, reconciles your bank account and prints out your GST returns - pretty much all I need. Lots of local accountants understand it and you can give them a login if you want them to produced year end accounts and tax returns from it.

 

 

 

 


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  Reply # 1910594 29-Nov-2017 15:28
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You ask for alternatives, what expensive software are you using already? No sane accountant should have you one a super expensive system unless there is a reason for it.


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  Reply # 1910610 29-Nov-2017 15:58
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I don't mean to hi-jack this thread. Wave looks really good and free.

 

 

 

What options are there for personal budgeting and accounting?

 

Can't sign up for Mint, Personal Capital so looking for recommendations.

 

 

 

Thanks


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  Reply # 1910617 29-Nov-2017 16:26
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dryburn:

 

I don't mean to hi-jack this thread. Wave looks really good and free.

 

 

 

What options are there for personal budgeting and accounting?

 

Can't sign up for Mint, Personal Capital so looking for recommendations.

 

 

 

Thanks

 

 

 

 

YNAB is great for personal budgeting.

 

 

 

https://www.youneedabudget.com


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  Reply # 1910985 30-Nov-2017 11:11
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what other options are there that are less pricey? 


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  Reply # 1910997 30-Nov-2017 11:23
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dryburn:

 

what other options are there that are less pricey? 

 

 

Less pricey than the free option, Wave, which has been discussed above?





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  Reply # 1911007 30-Nov-2017 11:42
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We use Infusion (https://www.infusionsoftware.co.nz/)

 

It can be used online but advantage is you buy and own which I much prefer. If you are service based it is fantastic and has many features that leave Xero in the dust. The Contract Management section is very very good. If you ever used Aurora One way way back this is what it evolved to.

 

 


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  Reply # 1911021 30-Nov-2017 11:57
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timmmay:

 

Less pricey than the free option, Wave, which has been discussed above?

 

 

 

 

They have recently removed the budgeting features


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