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Accounting Software Built Exclusively for You, The Non-Accountant

FreshBooks is the only cloud accounting solution that’s designed exclusively for small business owners. In fact, over 10 million self-employed people love FreshBooks and use it to save time and get paid faster.

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97% of customers recommend Freshbooks
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Your time is valuable. That’s why FreshBooks makes it simple to get more work done in fewer clicks. You’ll be able to get back to doing what you love in no time.
The FreshBooks Support Team is fast, friendly and reliable. No matter what plan you’re on, you’ll speak to a real human in just a few rings.
FreshBooks subscriptions are clear and easy to understand. Plus, each one comes complete with standard features you need to run your small business like time tracking, expense rebilling and more.
Since FreshBooks is designed exclusively for small business owners who bill for their time, 97.3% of customers would recommend FreshBooks.
FreshBooks is always improving your experience based on real feedback from real customers. In fact, every month you can expect updates that will make running your business even easier.


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Switch from QuickBooks Today

Make the switch from QuickBooks today and see why FreshBooks is the number one choice for freelancers and entrepreneurs. Join over ten million users already using FreshBooks over QuickBooks. Say goodbye to headaches and hello to ridiculously easy accounting.

Easy Invoicing

Wow your clients with professional looking invoices that take only seconds to create. The best part? You’ll get paid faster, too.
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Easy Invoicing

Organize Expenses Effortlessly

Wave goodbye to that shoebox of receipts. Easily log and organize expenses in FreshBooks to track every dollar spent so you’re always ready for tax time.
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Organize Expenses Effortlessly

Insightful Time Tracking

You’ll always invoice for exactly what you’re worth when you track time using FreshBooks. You and your team can log your hours and then automatically put them onto an invoice.
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Insightful Time Tracking

Seamlessly Collaborate on Projects

Keep all your conversations, files and feedback in one place. You’ll keep your team in sync and your projects on schedule.
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Seamlessly Collaborate on Projects

Get Paid Faster

Get paid up to 11 days faster when you accept credit cards online in FreshBooks. Say hello to automatic deposits, and goodbye to chasing clients for checks.
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Get Paid Faster

Easy To Understand Reports

Reports in FreshBooks are simple enough for you to understand but powerful enough for your accountant to love. It’s a win-win.
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Easy To Understand Reports

Easy-To-Use Double-Entry Accounting

Use automatic checks and balances to ensure accuracy and compliance, while financial info helps you make smart business decisions and working with your accountant even easier.
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Easy-To-Use Double-Entry Accounting

Work Anywhere with the FreshBooks Mobile App

With the FreshBooks mobile app you will easily stay connected with your clients and be able to take care of your accounting anywhere.
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Work Anywhere with the FreshBooks Mobile App

Powerful Features Included in All Plans:

  • Customize invoices and look professional
  • Accept credit cards online and get paid faster
  • Automatically import expenses to track spending
  • Dashboards that keep your finger on the pulse
  • Create estimates that help you win jobs
  • Time tracking to never miss a billable hour
  • Project budgets that keep your team on track
  • Powerful reports with insights about your business

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Why Other Small Business Owners Made the Switch

Super User-Friendly: "I was convinced I was going to have to pay for QuickBooks, and it was clunky to use, more than I was wanting to pay, and overkill for my needs. When I signed up for a trial of FreshBooks, I fell in love. It’s super user-friendly and has fantastic customer support."



Stop Struggling: "I had been struggling with QuickBooks, constantly saying ‘There has to be a better way!’ Then, a friend recommended FreshBooks. I took it for a test drive and was amazed. FreshBooks is the better way."



Seamless Experience: "I started out with Quickbooks online but it was too clunky to use. Freshbooks made things a lot easier."



Why Now’s The Time To Try FreshBooks

Award Winning Support

Award Winning Support

Help is free and you’ll always get a real, live human faster than you can say “Wow, that was crazy fast and super helpful.”
Safe and Secure

Safe and Secure

FreshBooks protects your personal information with industry standard SSL and encryption so your business is always safe and secure.
30 Day Guarantee

30-Day Guarantee

Try FreshBooks today, risk-free. Cancel your account within 30 days and you’ll receive an automatic refund, down to the last penny.

Still Need a Hand Deciding?

Have more questions about whether FreshBooks is the right alternative to Xero for your business? The FreshBooks Support Team is here to answer any questions that you might have. Give them a shout at 1.866.303.6061 or [email protected]

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Frequently Asked Questions

Does FreshBooks automate my accounting tasks?

FreshBooks automates lots of your accounting so you can spend more time focusing on your work and your clients. You can have invoices automatically generate and send, expenses automatically tracked and even have your payments automatically recorded, all without you lifting a finger.

Can I use FreshBooks while away from my office?

You sure can. FreshBooks’ iOS and Android apps let you painlessly invoice your clients and track expenses wherever and whenever you need to.

Can I accept credit card payments through FreshBooks?

Absolutely. With FreshBooks Payments you can start accepting credit card payments online right away, with zero set up required.

Is my data safe in the cloud?

The safety of your private data is our top priority, that’s why it’s protected by 256-bit SSL encryption — the gold standard in Internet security. FreshBooks is cloud based and uses industry – leading secure servers.

Does Freshbooks allow for teams to collaborate?

Yup. With FreshBooks both you and your team can collaborate on and track time towards the same projects and clients. Your team members can also help you with your accounting by creating invoices and tracking their expenses.

Is FreshBooks compatible with a Mac?

Great news: FreshBooks is available on any device — desktop, mobile or tablet and plays nicely with both Mac and PC.

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