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FreshBooks VS QuickBooks Comparison

QBO and FreshBooks both offer basic accounting features, but each brings additional benefits to the table that are suited for different types of businesses.

    Erica Seppala
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An expert in accounting, finance, and point of sale, Erica has been researching and writing about all things small-business since 2018. Erica's insights into personal and business finance have been cited in numerous publications, including MSN, Real Simple, and Reader's Digest. She is a graduate of Limestone College.
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    Ali

    For your information, Quickbooks online does have the following features to which you note above that they do not;
    Ease of Use – simple
    Mobile Apps – yes
    Customer Service & Support – absolutely
    You can also create Proposals in QBO, called Estimate

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      Chelsea Krause

      Hi Ali,

      I can see how that opening table could be confusing. We aren’t saying that QuickBooks Online doesn’t have ease of use, mobile apps, etc. This table is to indicate the FreshBooks wins in those categories. So it isn’t that QuickBooks Online doesn’t have those characteristics or features, but that FreshBooks has better ease of use, better mobile apps, etc.

      Additionally, while you can use QuickBooks estimates for proposals, FreshBooks has both an estimates and a proposals feature — the proposals feature is more advanced than estimates and allows the company to add images of their work to help win over clients. I hope this helps clear things up!

      Best wishes,

      -Chelsea Krause

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        Gary

        Shannon,

        Check FB Classic. It seems to have all of the Accounting features except double-entry. Also, consider that QB doesn’t consider asset depreciation for its Balance Sheet so the FB version is probably more accurate by forcing you to enter depreciated assets from your tax return.

        Thanks,
        Gary

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