Powerful construction accounting software

A successful construction job requires the right tradespeople, the right materials, and the right building practices, so make sure you also have the right accounting software. Track expenses, manage payroll, and prep for tax time with free Wave construction accounting software.

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Run your business like a construction site

From managing a construction site to providing a specialized skill, Wave accounting software can keep you organized, streamline your business procedures, and eliminate manual bookkeeping tasks so you can get back to creating strong, safe structures. Our mobile-friendly expense tracking lets you be on the lookout for ways to increase your profitability.

Empower your finances. Build up your profits.

You don’t need to understand the intricacies of finance to take control of your business. Wave is free, easy-to-use, and highly customizable. From professional invoice templates, to automated payment reminders, recurring invoices, and convenient payment options for your customers, Wave can take your business to new heights.

My fav tool for invoicing and accounting is Wave. Totally free. Easy-to-use. And I love the interface!

Julienne Desjardins - Digital Marketer

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Spend your time building, not balancing your books

This accounting software is designed for various industries, including construction and manual labor. You don’t need an accounting background to create a system that’s customized for your exact needs and helps you make the most of your money.

Work in the cloud even when you are on site

Our flexible, cloud-based accounting is always accessible, easy to use, and simple to set up. All you need to do is create a free account and you can get started right away. You’ll also enjoy that extra peace of mind knowing your information is backed-up and secure.

Strengthen your financial foundation

Gain an accurate understanding of your income, expenses, and cash flow data with easy-to-understand visual graphs and charts. If you want to dig deeper, you can export reports into spreadsheets to take a closer look at where your income is coming from, and which expenses are affecting your bottom line.

Bring in your team

You can easily add collaborators with limited permissions to your account, so your crew can add their expertise to help manage your books. Wave is easy to use, so it won’t take long to get them up to speed. We also have a library of useful articles to help you and your team make the most of Wave.

Your blueprint for flexible accounting

Construction is a specialized skill that requires professional expertise to determine the right labor, materials, and associated costs for each job. That means you need an accounting system that is flexible enough to meet the specific requirements of each job and ensure you are paid properly.

Track expenses and cut costs

Our expense tracking comes with the option to categorize, add notes, and search past transactions. Make sure your construction business is as solid as your work by understanding the costs of your labor, materials, and supplies.

Manage your money wherever you are

With mobile apps for receipt scanning and invoicing, you can easily collect funds wherever you are. Unlimited bank account connections, flexible payment options, and money transfers help you keep the income flowing. In addition, Wave uses both physical and digital protection to keep your money safe.

Be prepared for tax time

Take away the stress of tax time with Wave’s smart dashboard. It organizes your income, expenses, payments, and invoices for efficient and accurate tax preparation. You can safely and easily export year-end reports directly to your accountant, or add them on as a limited user.

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Customers love Wave

4.4 out of 5 stars based on user reviews collected by G2Crowd as of Spring 2022.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is your software actually free?

Yes! Our invoicing, accounting, and US-only banking software is 100% free—no trials, subscriptions, or hidden fees.

What’s the catch—how does Wave make money?

Wave makes money through our optional, paid money management products. Depending on your business needs, you can choose to pay for online payment processing, payroll, and 1:1 advisors. This allows our core software—invoicing, accounting, and business banking (currently only available to sole proprietors in the US)—to always be free.

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

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

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 app for iOS and Android.

Is my data secure?

Completely. 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 you provide customer support?

We provide different levels of support for customers who use different parts of Wave. Full details on how Wave support works are available here.

Easy-to-use software for construction professionals.

Powerful and 100% free accounting software that has everything you need to confidently run your construction business.