Accounting Software for PayPal and GoCardless

Faster, easier payments

Take card and bank-transfer payments with PayPal and accept GoCardless Direct Debits – all from within QuickBooks.

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On average QuickBooks customers get paid 2 days faster

Stop waiting around for payments. With a few taps clients can set up a Direct Debit using GoCardless, or pay on the spot with PayPal. Integration with QuickBooks means there's no need to manually enter transaction data - saving you time.

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Revolutionise your payments – in an instant

Add PayPal's “Pay Now” button to your invoices so customers can pay online instantly by card or bank transfer.

Benefits of PayPal & QuickBooks integration

  1. Rocket boost your cashflow

    Customers can pay instantly online with PayPal, cutting time from invoice to payment.

  2. Say yes to card and bank transfers

    Increase your payment options. Adding PayPal to your invoices makes it easy for your customers to pay, whatever their currency or preference.

  3. Get set up in minutes

    All it takes is a few steps.

  4. Save on accounting time

    All PayPal payments and fees are automatically recorded in QuickBooks, which means no manual data entry for you.

  5. No hidden fees

    Set up within QuickBooks is free. There are no hidden charges - just the standard PayPal merchant fees.

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Direct Debits you can count on

Stop chasing payments – integrate GoCardless with QuickBooks. It’s automatic, so your customers won't need reminding – making it great for repeat payments.

Benefits of GoCardless & QuickBooks integration

  1. Know when you're getting paid

    With Direct Debit, payment is taken direct from your customers' bank accounts on the day you've agreed.

  2. Effortless repeat payments

    Got regular customers? Setting up a Direct Debit saves you both time.

  3. Ultra-low fees

    Set up within QuickBooks is free. And there are no hidden fees. All you pay is GoCardless's merchant fee of 1% on transactions (minimum 20p, maximum capped at £2).

  4. Save on accounting time

    Payments and fees are automatically recorded in QuickBooks. So there's no need to switch between systems or waste time on manual entry.

  5. Give your customers more peace of mind

    GoCardless payments are protected by the Direct Debit Guarantee.

  6. Start taking payments in minutes

    Get set up online in just a few steps - all from within QuickBooks.

There's a plan whatever your business needs.

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For freelancers and
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For small businesses and
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  • Fast and easy setup.
  • Free 24/7 support.
Self-Employed Track your Self-employed income using flat rates for HMRC Self-Assessment
£8£4/mo
First six months*
No obligation, cancel anytime.
  • Send unlmited invoices on the go - basic
  • Snap and store receipts
  • Download bank transactions automatically
  • Free mobile app
  • 1 user
  • Estimate tax payments
  • Complete self assessment
  • Sort business and personal transactions
  • Track mileage automatically
Essentials Manage accounts, VAT, MTD, payroll & employee time.
£18£9/mo
First six months*
No obligation, cancel anytime.
  • Send unlmited invoices on the go - advanced
  • Snap and store receipts
  • Download bank transactions automatically
  • Free mobile app
  • 3 users
  • Calculate & file VAT - MTD Ready
  • Manage CIS deductions
  • Manage bills and payments
  • Run payroll
  • Multi-currency support
  • Track employee time
Plus Essentials features + budgets, purchase orders & stock control.
£27£14/mo
First six months*
No obligation, cancel anytime.
  • Send unlmited invoices on the go - advanced
  • Snap and store receipts
  • Download bank transactions automatically
  • Free mobile app
  • 3 users
  • Calculate & file VAT - MTD Ready
  • Manage CIS deductions
  • Manage bills and payments
  • Run payroll
  • Multi-currency support
  • Track employee time
  • Create budgets and purchase orders
  • Manage stock
  • Track costs by project, location or budget
Track your Self-employed income using flat rates for HMRC Self-Assessment.Manage accounts, VAT, MTD, payroll & employee time. Full account management inc. budgets, purchase orders & stock control.
Estimate tax payments
Complete HMRC self assessment
Sort business and personal transactions
Auto-track mileage deductions
Send unlimited invoices on the go
BasicAdvancedAdvanced
Snap and store receipts
Download bank transactions automatically
Free mobile app
Number of users
135
Calculate & file VAT - MTD Ready
Manage CIS deductions
Manage bills and payments
Run payroll (+£1 per employee /month)
Multi currency support
Track employee time
Create budgets & purchase orders
Manage stock
Track costs by project, location or budget

Need multiple accounts? Call us on 0808 168 4246.

85% of customers say QuickBooks is essential to running their business

"A superb help to my business — invoicing and payments are so easy to send/view and accept."

- App Store review

"So simple to use – makes my life a lot easier as everything can be done literally within minutes."

- App Store review

"This has revolutionised my business. Saving me hours of admin every week."

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Frequently asked questions

  • What is Direct Debit?
    Direct Debit lets you to take payments directly from your customers' bank accounts. There are two things that make it different. First, Direct Debit is “pull” based. That’s means you can take each Direct Debit payment, once your customer has given their permission using a mandate form. Secondly, Direct Debit payments are bank-to-bank. Because there are no card networks involved, costs are lower.
  • How do I use Direct Debit with QuickBooks Online?
    Once you have set-up Direct Debit with your customers, just send them the invoice from within QuickBooks Online. The rest is handled automatically. Once the payment has been made, the invoice will be marked as paid and the money will be automatically deposited into your bank account.
  • What is GoCardless?
    GoCardless is a leading online Direct Debit specialist that integrates with QuickBooks. It provides end-to-end Direct Debit collection. To accept Direct Debits with Go Cardless you'll need to set up a GoCardless account first. This can be done directly through GoCardless or through QuickBooks Online.
  • How much does it cost?
    GoCardless charge a 1% transaction fee (minimum 20p, maximum capped at £2). There's no extra charge for integrating GoCardless with QuickBooks Online.
  • What is PayPal?
    PayPal is a leading online payments specialist that integrates with QuickBooks. PayPal allows any business or individual with an email address to securely, conveniently and cost-effectively send and receive payments online.
  • What do I need to enable PayPal payments?
    You need a PayPal Business account (Personal or Premier accounts will need to be upgraded). There are no monthly fees for a PayPal Business account and creating or upgrading to a business account is free.
  • How do I set up PayPal payments?
    You can get set up by going to the invoice page in QuickBooks and clicking the "Accept Online Payments" link or by going to apps.com and searching for "Accept Payments with PayPal". You'll need a PayPal Business account, which you can sign up for, sign in to, or upgrade to for free during the setup. You'll then be led through a quick set-up flow to select your settings.

* If you select the Free Trial option the first thirty (30) days subscription to QuickBooks, starting from the date of enrolment, is free. To continue using QuickBooks after your 30-day trial, you'll be asked to present a valid credit card for authorisation, and you'll be charged the then current fee for the service(s) you've selected. All prices shown exclude VAT. Offer(s) are valid for new QuickBooks customers only and available for a limited time. Offer cannot be combined with any other QuickBooks Online offers. Terms, conditions, features, pricing, service and support are subject to change without notice.

Receive a 50% discount off the current monthly price for QuickBooks Online Essentials or 48% discount off the current monthly price for QuickBooks Online Plus for the first 6 months of service, starting from date of enrollment, followed by the then current monthly price. Your account will automatically be charged on a monthly basis until you cancel. You must select the Buy Now option and will not receive a 30-day trial. Offer valid for new QuickBooks Online customers only. No limit on the number of subscriptions ordered. You can cancel at any time by calling 0808 168 9533. Discount cannot be combined with any other QuickBooks Online offers, such as the MoveMyBooks service. Terms, conditions, features, pricing, service and support are subject to change without notice. All prices shown exclude VAT.

Receive a 50% discount off the current monthly subscription price for the first 6 months of service starting from the date you subscribe for the service. In order to obtain the discount you need to select the Buy Now option and will not receive the free 30 days trial offer. After the first 6 months, your account will be charged on a monthly basis at the then current price until you cancel. The above discount offer is available only to new QuickBooks Self-Employed customers and cannot be combined with any other QuickBooks Online offers.

Payroll functionality is available to all customers with an active trial or subscription to QuickBooks Essentials or Plus. Price excludes VAT.

These terms apply to QuickBooks UK customers only. Bulk-pricing discount offer is valid only if you are signing up for more than one QuickBooks Online subscription with each order. View terms and conditions for multiple accounts pricing here. To inquire further about the bulk-pricing discount offer, please call 0808 168 4246.

  • 'The world's #1 online accounting software'. Based on number of paying customers and accountants worldwide, June 2016.
  • 'Save around 8 hours a month'. Based on respondents new to QuickBooks. Intuit survey June 2016.
  • 'The leading app for self employed finances'. Based on GooglePlay rating, Jan 2016.
  • 'See how your business is doing in less than 30 seconds'. Intuit survey June 2016.
  • '86% of customers are better prepared for tax time with QuickBooks'. Intuit survey June 2016.
  • '85% of customers say QuickBooks is essential to running their business'. Based on respondents who had an opinion; Intuit survey June 2016
  • Based on average time saving experienced by 338 customers. Survey conducted July 2016