Wave can help make sure you are paid for your hard work. Get rid of late payments by including features like automated reminders and recurring invoices. Make it easy and convenient for your clients to pay by offering options such as bank transfers, credit cards, and online payments.
Wave is cloud-based, so you can securely access your accounting software and your financial information anywhere you are – whether you are working in your pjs, or waiting for a meeting to start. You can also choose from Wave’s selection of free, beautifully designed invoice templates to make sure every touch point with your client instills confidence in your personal brand.
My fav tool for invoicing and accounting is Wave. Totally free. Easy-to-use. And I love the interface!
On your mark, get set… go!
It’s easy to set up an account and get started. And best of all – it’s free! You can add features as you need them, such as bank account connections and real-time transaction updates, and you can easily make changes if your accounting or business requirements change.
Get your money into your pocket faster
Keep your income flowing in with the help of flexible payment options, and money transfers in as little as two days. Access your books at home or on the go, track business-related expenses like travel and office supplies, and set up the systems and automations you need to take control of your cash flow and keep more of your money.
Find effective ways to grow your business
Create graphs, charts, and dashboards to see at a glance where your income is coming from and which expenses are cutting into your bottom line. You can then dig down as deep as you like with expense tracking and customized reports to manage your revenue, categorize expenses, and find cost-cutting opportunities. You’ll also experience peace of mind knowing your personal financial information is backed-up and secure.
Protect your money
You work hard to make your business a success – that’s why Wave uses both physical and digital protection to keep your money safe. Connect to your bank with read-only and 256-bit encryption. Wave is also PCI Level-1 certified – which is often necessary with third-party merchant service providers.
Make tax time work for you
Wave’s smart dashboard efficiently organizes your income, expenses, payments, and invoices for fast and accurate tax preparation. You’ll have all the information you need to ensure you don’t miss out on any tax incentives that could grow your business, minimize taxes, and help you keep more of your money.
Get your accountant in on the action
Safely hand off your books to your accountant by adding them as a limited user. Since Wave uses accountant-approved, real double entry accounting, your accountant will have all the information they need. You can also email exported financial statements and reports directly from Wave.
4.4 out of 5 stars based on user reviews collected by G2Crowd as of Spring 2022.
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?
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.