Accounting software for small business in South Africa

Accounting Software for Small and Growing Businesses

Create custom, professional invoices in a few easy steps and go from sent to paid in days.

You've done the work. Now let's get you paid.

Custom invoices

Use a QuickBooks invoice template or create a custom invoice to represent your brand.


Turn quotes / estimates to invoices - Create quotes that include discounts, payment terms and more. When you're ready, turn your estimate into an invoice in a click.

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Track payments in real-time

See who's paid and who hasn't. Check the status of any invoice from your computer, smartphone or tablet. QuickBooks shows you due or overdue invoices and can send automatic reminders.

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Get time back with automated invoicing

Automate your invoicing process to save time and ensure accuracy. If you have regular customers, schedule invoices to be generated and sent automatically. You can send invoices individually or in batches to save even more time.


Automatic invoice reminders - Let QuickBooks do the chasing for you. When a customer's due date is approaching, a reminder email will be sent, without you lifting a finger.


Recurring invoices - We'll save the date. Set up recurring invoices for customers you bill regularly, so you can focus on what matters most.


Taxes, discounts & shipping

Create invoices with tax, discounts and shipping costs calculated for you. QuickBooks does the maths and keeps track of how much you earn and owe.

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Send invoices from anywhere

Create and send invoices in minutes. With QuickBooks, you can access your account at any time, and run your business on any device.


Send invoices with WhatsApp to reach your customers where they are.

 

Reasons to Use Accounting Software

  • Get Time On Your Side With Automation

Accounting software helps you automate various tasks in the accounting process. For instance, you can upload the vendor information into the accounting software and create an automatic workflow that pays the vendor automatically when the due date arises for such a payment.

Likewise, you can set payment reminders and recurring invoices that automatically send invoices to customers who invoice you for the same products or services on a regular basis.

  • Get Access To Real-Time Data

Accounting software seamlessly integrates with your bank accounts allowing you to track sales, expenses, and inventory. If you are updating your invoices and all the accounting information regularly, you certainly get real-time data at your disposal.

  • Lending Mobility

With cloud-based accounting software, you are no more bound to your office desk for accessing financial information. Computing accounting allows you to manage your books of accounts wherever you are, that is, in the office, at home, and through multiple devices like smartphones, tablets, laptops, etc.

  • Easy Collaboration

If you find it challenging to compile your accounting reports on your own, you can give access to your accounting information to your accountant. Accounting software allows for multiple user access. Thus, with just a simple login, your accountant can work on the accounting reports and generate financial statements even if he is located remotely.

Further, cloud-based accounting also gives you control over giving access to users. For example, you can give access to limited reports to few users just in case you do not want them to have access to your complete accounting information.

  • Increased Accuracy

Since your bank accounts are linked with your cloud accounting software, there is no need for you to manually enter the data. Further, with computing accounting, you do not have to undertake various calculations, be careful of various accounting rules or formulas as it does it automatically for you.

Therefore, whenever you need to generate financial reports, you simply need to regularly enter your income and expense information. The rest is taken care of by your accounting software.

  • No Installation Needed

Unlike the traditional accounting software that needs to be installed on individual desktops, accounting software does not need any such installation. As they are based in the cloud, you simply need to put the requisite URL in the web browser and sign in to your accounting software.

  • 24×7 Customer Support

The best part of accounting software is the tech support that is available 24×7. You can contact your accounting software provider through phone, chat, or forum support.

Forums specifically get you in touch with the other small business owners and their advice on the similar issues that they are facing as you, thus giving you a chance to build relationships with them.

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"Before QuickBooks I dreaded the accounting side of my business. Now I can get everything done in minutes and spend time doing what I love."


- Ash Read - Full time self-employed

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"One of the biggest benefits we've seen is speed of payments, which is much better than it was under our old paper-based system."


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"The time we have saved with QuickBooks has been massive, I'm able to do all of my financial management and planing in one place."


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There's a QuickBooks for you

Simple Start

R 229
R 115.00 /mo

50% off for 3 months

  • Track sales, expenses and profits
  • Create & send unlimited invoices
  • Track and manage your sales tax
  • Works on PC, Mac, and mobile
  • For one user, plus your accountant   

Essentials

R 351
R 176.00 /mo

50% off for 3 months

All Simple start features +

  • Manage and pay bills
  • Transact in multiple currencies
  • Generate sales quotes
  • For three users, plus your accountant

Plus

R 473
R 237.00 /mo

50% off for 3 months

All Essentials features +

  • Track inventory
  • Create purchase orders
  • Track project or job profitability
  • For five users, plus your accountant

FAQ

Can I upload my own invoice and have more than one invoice template?

It is possible to upload your own invoice template and access multiple templates in QuickBooks.

What can I customize on my invoice?

You can customise just about anything on your invoice. It's easy to change fonts, add logos, edit colour schemes and choose what to show in the header and footer.

Can I schedule and setup recurring invoices?

You can create a recurring template for just about every type of transaction, such as invoices or expenses.

What is an invoice?

An invoice is a document given to collect payment issued by a vendor to a customer. It includes the products or services with associated costs. Learn more

How can I automate my invoices?

Try QuickBooks. From chasing overdue invoices to running complex calculations, QuickBooks uses automation to help you send smarter invoices and get paid faster.

How can I send invoices using WhatsApp?

Sending invoices with WhatsApp helps you connect with customers where they feel most comfortable.  Watch the video or read more about it here.

Can I send recurring invoices with QuickBooks?

Yes, it's easy to set up recurring invoices. This is an option that you can add whenever you create a new invoice in QuickBooks. Read more about it here.

How do I calculate taxes on my invoices?

Let us do that for you. QuickBooks automatically calculates the correct amount of tax to add to your invoice.

Can I customise my QuickBooks invoices?

Yes, go ahead and add your personal touch. QuickBooks lets you customise invoices, estimates and sales receipts with a look that suits your brand.

Can I create and send invoices from mobile devices?

Yes, you can create and send invoices from your phone or tablet.

What is online invoicing software?

Online invoicing software is sometimes called 'cloud-based software'. It allows users to create, store and send invoices from any device.

You don't need anything saved on your computer, and there are no disks to load. Simply log in on a web browser and jump right into your QuickBooks account. Your personal data and settings are right there, stored safely in 'the cloud'.

 

What is the best Online Invoicing Software?

Well, we think QuickBooks is pretty great, and so do our 4.5 million users. Every day, small businesses around the world use our software to send their invoices.

Why should I use online invoicing software?

With online invoicing software, you're never tied to your desk. However and wherever you do business, you can create, send and track invoices anytime and on any device.

Who should use online invoicing software?

If you run a business and need to charge customers for your goods or services, you will need online invoicing software. QuickBooks is built for small businesses, freelancers, startups and established enterprises. However you do business, do it with QuickBooks.

Does QuickBooks have free invoicing software?

You can try QuickBooks Online for free for 30 days. During your trial, you'll get access to all of QuickBooks incredible features and send unlimited invoices for free.

 

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