Switch from Sage 50

Looking for an MTD compliant alternative to Sage?

Speed up the process and improve your cash flow. QuickBooks lets you know the minute your invoice is viewed and paid.

Making Tax Digital readyAward winning support
Phone screenshot showing the features of switching from Sage

Switch to QuickBooks Online in 3 easy steps

  • 1. Choose your plan and 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.

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
Desktop screenshot showing QuickBooks Online and why to switch from Sage

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
Phone screenshot showing a list on invoices showing a benefit of switching from Sage

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."

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Desktop screenshot showing how to submit from Making Tax Digital and to switch from Sage to QuickBooks

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

Making Tax Digital ready
For small businesses and VAT registered companies

Simple Start

£12
£6 /mo
First six months
No obligation, cancel anytime

Essentials

£18
£9 /mo
First six months
No obligation, cancel anytime

Plus

£27
£14 /mo
First six months
No obligation, cancel anytime

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.

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