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Review CriteriaAccountsiQAcctvantageArithmoBill.comBrightpearlBrightbook
Cost per person per monthN/AN/AStandard - £35 pa Premium - £45 pa$24.99 per month $9.99 per additional userBasic 1 user: £20. 3 user licence: £150.FREE
AmendabilityNoNoNoYesNoYes
Year End Rollback?YesNoNoNoNo
AccountWeb basedWeb basedWeb basedWeb basedWeb basedWeb based
Multi-userYesYesYesYesYesNo
Tax ComplianceFair?GoodPoorGoodGood
PayrollYesNoNoNoNoNo
How is the software paid forRentalProprietoryRentalRentalRentalFree
Drill downYesYesNoYesNoYes
Ledger BasedYes?YesNoYesNo
NetworkableWebWebWebWebWebWeb
Hosted versionYesNoYesYesYesYes
Import/ExportYesExcelExcelYesExcelYes
Multi currencyYesYesNoYesYes
Work from SAL templateNo?NoNo No
Links to other software?YesExcelQuickbooks, Peachtree, Intact OfficeExport data for any accounting package. Iphone app to upload expense receipts. Bank statement import facility.
Moving datafile??NoExportNoCSV
Datafile usable offsiteNo?YesNoNoNo
HelpdeskYesYesYesYesYesYes
Partner SchemeYesYesYesYesYesNo
Advantages ERP with sales and inventory management. Sync with Quickbooks. Payment portal for customers to view and pay invoices. Can import chart of accounts.In built CRM, Website, EPOS, stock system and payment processing terminal. Nice looking screens with plenty of functionality for very small businesses. Amendable invoices Bad debts dealt with ease.
DisadvantagesNo amendability. Screens are slightly dated.Limited to just the sales function. Only US configured.Expensive when other modules are added. Data entry screens are very dated, and don't have ease of use like other systems. No nominal coding, bank reconciliation or new account creation facilities. Very limited reports.
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