Xero vs QuickBooks | Xero or QuickBooks
One smart software, one simple pricing plan
Manage your business in one place and discover the easier way to stay on top of your taxes. Choose from our simple plans with transparent pricing and no hidden costs - unlimited invoicing, free UK phone support and expense tracking are all included.
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Tackle your taxes in one place
QuickBooks lets you submit error-checked VAT returns directly to HMRC and helps you prepare your Self Assessment with handy Income Tax estimates. Construction tax is covered too.
|Features||QuickBooks Simple Start plan||Xero|
|Income Tax estimates||Not available|
|Unlimited invoices||Standard (from £24/month)|
|Unlimited bills||Standard (from £24/month)|
|Track expenses||Extra £2.50/month/user|
|Unlimited bank reconcilliations||Extra £3/month for most banks|
|VAT VAT error checker||Not available|
|Free telephone support||Not available|
|Multi-currency handling||Essential plan (from £18/month)||Premium (from £30/month)|
|Mobile App (iOS)|
Rated 4.7/5 with 12,500 reviews
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|Mobile App (Android)|
Rated 4.3/5 with 28,500 reviews
Rated 3.5/5 with 2,900 reviews
Innovative VAT software included as standard
VAT error checker is a unique product innovation that checks your VAT for common mistakes. Save time, eliminate errors and submit your VAT with confidence.
"VAT error checker is a great way of summarising everything that goes into the return without having to review everything for the quarter."- Tom Ridgway - Wyvern 3D Ltd
QuickBooks is constantly innovating
VAT VAT error checker checks your VAT return for errors giving you that extra peace of mind.
"Fast and easy to use - the new VAT scan feature is brilliant for picking up duplicate transactions"- SMB, Beta user
Free award-winning QuickBooks customer support
We're here to help 7 days a week, free of charge. Alongside our award-winning UK-based telephone support team we offer instant chat, screen sharing and online help features for speedy trouble shooting.
"Works a treat across all my devices, keeps my accounts up to date and all invoices issued in a timely manner."- App Store review
More reasons to switch from Xero to QuickBooks Online
Connect to over 1000 apps
GoCardless, PayPal, Shopify and more - connect to the apps you already use and add new services as you grow.
Accounts on the go
Work from anywhere with our mobile app, rated 4.7/5 on iOS and 4.3/5 on Android.
Migrate your data easily
Our experts are here to help with the switch to QuickBooks - every step of the way. Find out how to switch here.
Import your data
Our Bridging Software imports directly from spreadsheets (e.g. Excel), to get you up and running quickly.