Switch from Sage 50

Looking for an MTD compliant alternative to Sage?

We’ve got you covered. Migrate your historical data at no cost and lower your accounting software bill with free UK-based phone support.

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Switch to QuickBooks Online in 3 easy steps

1

Choose your plan & sign up

Select your plan and complete the buy now process.

2

Prepare your data

Submit your data for a free* migration.

3

Set up your account

Login to QuickBooks and follow the set up wizard.

Got a question? Call us on 0808 168 4228

Nice and easy

Like Sage 50, QuickBooks is loaded with everything you need. We just make it easier to use!

"Whilst Sage is a good accounting tool that I have previously worked with I have found QuickBooks more accessible, user friendly and clear to use."

- Dudley Butler - Trustpilot review
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Free UK-based phone support

Fancy paying to get support? Didn’t think so, which is why our award winning phone and online support is included in all our plans.

"The support I have had from the Quickbooks staff from the beginning has been tremendous. The online chat facility is a genius idea and at no extra cost. It would cost a fortune to have that kind of help with Sage."

- Claire Fletcher - Trustpilot review

Be ready for Making Tax Digital

We’re friends with HMRC too! QuickBooks makes it easy to record, calculate and submit your VAT to HMRC for no extra charge.

"This has saved me so much time over the last six months. I used to dread calculating the VAT return, but now I am up-to-date with very little effort."

- App Store review
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More reasons to switch

Affordable payroll

Switch it on for just £1 an employee per month.

Access from anywhere

Go beyond cloud backup. Get QuickBooks on any device at anytime through a web browser.

Free training

Access free online training through the QuickBooks website.

There's a plan whatever your business needs.

Find a plan.

For freelancers and
independent contractors
For small businesses and
VAT registered companies
  • 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
  • VAT bridging software - 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
  • VAT bridging software - 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
VAT bridging software - 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.

Frequently asked questions

  • Are QuickBooks Making Tax Digital ready?
    QuickBooks is Making Tax digital ready. Get all you need to know about the Making Tax Digital requirements and if your current solution is compliant. Learn more about MTD
  • I’ve been with Sage for years. Who are QuickBooks?
    QuickBooks has over 3.6 million customers worldwide making it the #1 accounting software in the world. We have employees in California, London and around the UK. We have operated in the UK since the 1990’s, initially offering QuickBooks desktop then in 2011 we released QuickBooks Online.
  • How long does it take to switch my data from Sage 50 to QuickBooks?
    It depends on how much historical data you have in Sage 50 and how much you would like to bring across to QuickBooks Online. We rarely see turnaround times longer than a week for large data sets but most new customers get their Sage data into QuickBooks Online in 2 working days or less.
  • *Will all of my historical data be moved over from Sage 50 to QuickBooks?
    No. We will move prior financial year and current year data over to QuickBooks for free. You can pay to move over additional data at a cost of £60 per year, payable to movemybooks.
  • From which versions of Sage 50 can I migrate my data into QuickBooks?
    We can migrate data from Sage 50 versions 2010 or later.
  • Is there any Sage data that cannot be migrated into QuickBooks?
    Sage Payroll and stock data cannot be migrated at this time.
  • Can I switch to QuickBooks from other Sage products?
    You can although we only offer our free switching service for Sage 50 customers switching to QuickBooks Online. To switch from other Sage products you’ll need to export your data to Excel or CSV format then import this into QuickBooks Online using our CSV import feature.
  • I want QuickBooks but I’d prefer a desktop application. Is a desktop version of QuickBooks available?
    We do offer a desktop version of QuickBooks in the UK.

* 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