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Why it makes sense to switch to QuickBooks

Time is money. Save both with QuickBooks. Everything you need in one place, including free UK phone support and unlimited invoicing. There are no hidden charges and migration to QuickBooks is easy.

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QuickBooks offers the best value with no hidden costs

FeaturesQuickBooks Simple Start planfrom £12 £5/mo* for first 6 monthsXero
Unlimited invoicesStandard (from £24/month)
Unlimited billsStandard (from £24/month)
Track expensesExtra £2.50/month/user
Unlimited bank reconcilliationsExtra £3/month for most banks
VAT SmartScan™Not available
Free telephone supportNot available
Multi-currency handlingEssential plan (from £18/month)Premium (from £30/month)
Mobile App (iOS)
(June 2019)
Rated 4.7/5 with 12,500 reviews
Rated 2.6/5 with 112 reviews
Mobile App (Android)
(June 2019)
Rated 4.3/5 with 28,500 reviews
Rated 3.5/5 with 2,900 reviews

Innovative VAT software included as standard

SmartScan™ is a unique product innovation that checks your VAT for common mistakes. Save time, eliminate errors and submit your VAT with confidence.

"SmartScan™ 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
Phone screenshot showing an invoice that has been paid with QuickBooks accounting software, a benefit of switching from Xero

QuickBooks is constantly innovating

VAT SmartScan™ 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 24/7*, 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
Phone screenshot showing an how to categorise business expenses with QuickBooks accounting software, a benefit of switching from Xero

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.

There’s a plan whatever your business needs

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Simple Start
Save 50% for 6 months
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Save 50% for 6 months
Plus all 'Simple Start' features:
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Plus all 'Essentials' features:
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Standard Payroll
+£1 per paid employee /mo
Cover the basics with simple, reliable automated payroll designed for small teams. .
Advanced Payroll
+£1 per paid employee /mo
Keep growing with a fully comprehensive set of features including automated pay runs, time tracking and more. .
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