Award-winning financial software designed for entrepreneurs


Manage your bookkeeping & get paid faster online

The better way to make, move and manage your money

Every Wave product you use brings you closer to a complete picture of financial success.

Accounting software that works as hard as you do


Truly understand and manage your income and expenses. Track everything and connect to other Wave products such as payroll, payments, and invoicing. Everything is automated and in one perfect package.

Create professional invoices for free


Every invoice paid is positive incoming revenue for your business. Wave enables you to easily create and send professional invoices, with advanced features like recurring billing and automatic payments.

Simplify your payroll experience


Managing payroll can be tedious and time-consuming, but it doesn’t have to be. Run your payroll in minutes, with 100% guaranteed accuracy, and say goodbye to the unnecessary stress of payroll taxes.

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"Thank you @WaveHQ for taking the pain out of accounting & invoicing. Simplicity of use meets perfect design - kudos to your UX team ! Saving me from Quickbooks, Xero, Zoho."

Chas Sweeting - CEO, Entrée AI

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The complete guide to cash flow for small businesses

This guide covers the ins and outs of cash flow to help you build a financial plan to keep capital circulating through your business.

Empower yourself with our Fearless Accounting Guide

Accounting doesn’t have to be scary. Our guide has pages of easy-to-follow tips and lessons to help you run your business with confidence.

The complete guide to getting paid

This guide will teach you how to set prices, send professional invoices, accept payments, and protect yourself from unpaid invoices and payment scams.
  • Is your software actually free?

    Yes really, no tricks! Our software is 100% free, no trials, no limitations, and no hidden fees. Use it as much as you want, for as long as you want, and we won’t charge a cent. Our free software includes invoicing, accounting, and receipt scanning.

  • What’s the catch? How does Wave make money?

    Wave makes money from financial services that make running your business faster. We offer payroll services in Canada and the U.S. at a super affordable price. We also allow businesses to accept payments online so you can get invoices paid faster; we charge a competitive 2.9% + 30¢ fee to process most credit cards (with 3.4% + 30¢ fee for American Express), and 1% for bank payments (where available).

  • Is my data safe?

    Completely safe. Our servers are protected physically and electronically. Any connection between you and Wave is protected by 256-bit SSL encryption. Wave is a PCI-DSS Level 1 Service Provider.

  • Do I need to install any software?

    Wave is 100% web-based, so you just need an internet connection and browser.

    You can, however, download and install our mobile invoicing and receipt scanning apps for iOS and Android.

  • Do I need to enter my credit card details to sign up?

    Put your wallet away, you won’t need to enter in any credit card ever, unless you want to use our payroll service. Just create your account and get started for free.