Zoho Accounting Software Review

#10 in Accounting Software

Zoho Books accounting software is an online application that provides accounting tools business owners searching for a more automated and simpler method of tracking their finances. Although Zoho Books features are pretty basic, this could be enhanced by integrating additional apps to make it a more complete application.

Features

Zoho Books aside from its standard accounting features does provide specialized functions to enhance business operations. It offers a time management feature that helps you keep track of the amount of time spent on each client. This could also be used to track the time spent on each project or on a “job” basis. You could then create an invoice after each project or service. These invoices can be sent through email or converted to a file and could be labeled as reoccurring for subscription purposes. 

Zoho Books provides a set of reporting tools for monitoring and tracking financial transactions. It can store customer information, items sold, services and even tax reports. This information could then be printed for viewing or converted to PDF files.

Zoho Books is an effective tool for helping you with most of your accounting and business concerns but it does come short in tracking inventory. This is essential especially when you’re trying to figure out your profit and loss reports. There are some ways to go around this but not having this included as a feature makes the process a little bit cumbersome.

  • Customized invoices
  • Tax features
  • Time and expenses management
  • Data backup
  • Recurring billing
  • Multi-currency support
  • Data sharing (accountants)
  • Automated banking
  • Mobile ready
  • Customer data creation
  • Reporting features
  • Vendor and purchase order monitoring

Price

14 Day Free Trial

Plans

  • Basic $9
  • Standard $19
  • Professional $29 

Summary

Zoho Books is an efficient tool for simplifying basic accounting tasks. It is more ideal for small businesses that don’t require more advanced features such as inventory tracking. Apps are also available for those who are searching for more functionality but this often requires an additional purchase. At $24/month, Zoho Books is certainly pricier compared to other accounting software in our reviews that provide more functionality at a lower price.

 

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