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Review CriteriaNola ProPhreebooksQuickbooks Online ALSO RECOMMENDEDRhino AccountingStrategicfrontend
AmendabilityYesYesYesn/aYes
Year End RollbackYesUnknownYesn/an/a
PlatformCloudCloudCloudCloudCloud
Multi-userYesYes Yesn/aYes
Tax ComplianceFairGoodVAT, PAYE No CIS.n/aPoor
PayrollFairNoYes (extra fee)NoNo
How is the software paid forFreeFree/Open SourceRentalRentalRental
Drill downPartialYes? Yes
Ledger BasedYesYes?Yesn/a
NetworkableWebWebWebWebWeb
Hosted versionNoYesYesYesYes
Import/ExportLimitedYesYesn/an/a
Multi currencyOptionalYes?n/aN/a
Work from SAL templaten/aUnknown?n/an/a
Links to other softwaren/aCSV, XML exportQuickbooks, MS Outlook, Exceln/an/a
Moving datafileNot easyNo?n/an/a
Datafile usable offsiteNot easyn/a?n/an/a
HelpdeskEmailEmailTelephone, EmailYesYes
Partner SchemeNot in UKNoLargeNoNo
AdvantagesElegant initial navigationFull accounting package, with extensive set of reports and functionalitySimple and easy to use. Has built in budgets, 27 reports. VAT e-filing. Optional Nominal coding Suitable for companies with a corporate or multinational management structure.
DisadvantagesBrowser means that you can only use one window at a time; actual data entry is very slow; difficult to trace transactions.Screens feel a bit cluttered. Uncertain development path.Not obvious how to separate the personal off from the business expenses (as with many account aggregators). Optional account numbers. Supplier and customer imports available. Budgets.Limited to just management performance improvement, no accounting functionality.
Websitenolapro.comphreesoft.comquickbooks.co.ukrhinoaccounting.comstrategicfrontend.com
Cost per person per month$200 pa supportFreeFrom£19£0From $29