Wave vs. FreshBooks vs. QuickBooks

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Wave vs. FreshBooks vs. QuickBooks

Wave

QuickBooks

Freshbooks

Pricing
$0/month, free forever
$5-$75/month
$15-$50/month
Add partners or accountants as collaborators
Unlimited from the start
$17.50/month for up to 3 users
$10/month per collaborator
Track income and expenses
Track sales and sales taxes
Manage and pay bills
Some paid plans
Unlimited invoicing
Payment processing
1% per bank payment (ACH/EFT); 2.9% + 30¢ per transaction for all credit cards; 3.4% + 30¢ per transaction for AMEX
1% per bank payment (ACH/EFT); 2.9% + 25¢ per transaction for all credit cards
2.9% + 30¢ per transaction for most credit cards; 3.5% + 30¢ per transaction for AMEX, plus monthly fees
Accountant-approved reporting
Some paid plans
Capture and organize receipts
Manage 1099 contractors
Connect your bank account
Maximize tax deductions

Customers love Wave

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

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4.4 out of 5 stars

It is BANANAS how much easier & more intuitive Wave is for human accounting, invoicing and payroll than Quickbooks.

Ash Ambirge - CEO

Everything you need to confidently run your business.

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Wave vs. FreshBooks vs. QuickBooks

Here's why we think you'll love Wave

Unlimited Accounting

  • Cloud-based software with robust reporting
  • Easy-to-use functionality – ideal for everyone from artists to small biz CEO’s
  • Backed by certified bank-grade security practices

Unlimited Invoicing

  • Create professional invoices unique to your business
  • Send invoices from your mobile device using our free iOS and Android app
  • Set up repeat invoices for any number of clients

Low-fee Payments

  • Accept credit card and bank payments for as little as 1% per transaction. No monthly fees; no extra costs; no surprises.
  • Fully integrated with our powerful set of products and features
  • Send payment reminders and schedule regular bill payments
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