Free QuickBooks for Small Business

As a small business owner, you’re always wearing several hats—advertising your services, managing your staff, keeping customers happy, and making important business decisions. Wouldn't it be nice to have a solid option for handling all of your business finances?

Chances are, you went looking for “QuickBooks for Small Business” because you thought it was the only business accounting solution that had all of the features your business needed. But what if there was another option that provided even more features at a fraction of the cost?

Introducing ZipBooks—a smarter way to do accounting.

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Small Business Matchup: QuickBooks vs. ZipBooks

When it comes to running a small business, we know that every dollar counts. That’s why we believe small business owners should never waste money on an expensive accounting solution that can’t truly meet their needs.

Send and track invoices
Bank feed import
Credit card processing
Recurring billing
Time tracking
$15 / month
$15 / month
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  • This is by far the best app that has helped me with my small business. It has made accounting, invoicing, and tracking payments a breeze! I really love it!

    Jill Muñiz Quirky Print & Design Studio
  • I never studied accounting, but I found this software to be very user friendly for basic bookkeeping. I was able to figure it out in a short period of time. ZipBooks, I love you!

    Bonnie Cohen Bonnie Cohen-Gallet, Esq
  • After trying multiple accounting apps for 10 years, ZipBooks was finally the solution. My clients can pay online & accept quotes through a simple, interactive process. Clients love it as much as I do.

    Chris Kelley Digital Craft Co.
  • Why not have bookkeeping software that is delightful and intuitive? Do you like using your old, boring software? Nah, didn't think so. ZipBooks rocks!

    Alex Harvey Illuminate Design
  • After trying multiple platforms, ZipBooks proves to surpass all expectations. They make bookkeeping a breeze. Would recommend a thousand times over because it has been crucial to my business growth.

    Laine Napoli Branding Addicts

True Fact: ZipBooks users spend 15% less time on mundane bookkeeping tasks.

Meet Your New In-House Accountant

You’re busy bootstrapping your new business. You don’t have time to spend hours on the phone with your accountant going over all of your finances. Fortunately, you don’t have to do accounting on your own. ZipBooks has all of the accounting features you need to run your business finances on your own. Here are just a few of the features you’ll love:

Free Invoice Templates – You have a lot of clients to juggle every day and creating every invoice from scratch would be a pain. Get invoices done faster with ZipBooks’ beautifully designed invoice templates – just fill in the blanks, add your logo, and send in seconds. This free feature is part of the Starter Plan (free).

Project and Time Tracking – ZipBooks makes handling client projects easy, regardless of the type of work you do. You’ll love the ability to track project details, track time spent on each project, and generate invoices in just a few clicks, right from your mobile app. Time tracking is a paid feature and part of the Smarter Plan ($15/mo).

Payment Flexibility – You and your clients will love the flexibility to pay however is most convenient with ZipBooks. Our platform enables you to accept credit cards or PayPal payments. This free feature is part of the Starter Plan (free).

Tagging – Transaction tagging allows you to tag transactions with nformation like business unit, product, and location. You’ll be able to run financials with greater detail and for better business decisions. Tagging is a paid feature and part of the Sophisticated Plan ($35/mo).

ZipBooks = Small Business Zen

Being an entrepreneur can be hard, but handling your business accounting doesn’t have to be. ZipBooks was built to take the busywork off of your plate, and, more importantly, to make your life as business owner a little easier. That’s why, in addition to all of our accounting features, ZipBooks comes fully loaded with admin tools that make running your business blissful.

Linked Accounts – Easily connect your bank account and view every transaction – in and out – as it happens. This way, you’ll always know exactly how much you have to invest in your next ad campaign.

Transaction Tagging – When ZipBooks imports an expense or transaction, quickly categorize it using our default tags, or your own custom categories. Tax season has never been easier.

Interactive charts and reports – When it’s time to run reports on quarterly or annual earnings, ZipBooks saves you hours by quickly generating beautiful charts and graphics so you can tell exactly how healthy your business is all the time.

Built for Teams – Need to share your account with a partner or your bookkeeper? We don’t expect you to work solo – add as many users as you need to and reach collaboration nirvana.

ZipBooks basic plan is 100% free—yes, free—and we have a plan designed to fit every type of business, so you can keep using ZipBooks regardless of how big you grow. Plus, we offer free customer support to every account type, so you can kiss extra support fees goodbye forever. Need additional help with your finances? Let us handle bookkeeping and tax season too.

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