Wave vs. ZipBooks

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Wave vs. ZipBooks

Wave's Starter and Pro Plans are affordable ways to set up invoicing and accounting solutions for your business.

Wave plans

ZipBooks (all plans)

Pricing
$0-$20 CAD/month
$0-$35/month
Track income and expenses
Track sales taxes
Invoice & accept payments
Invoice customization
Connect your bank account
with Pro
Unlimited vendors and customers
Apps for iOS and Android
iOS only
Unlimited invoicing
Some paid plans
Save and re-use invoice line items
Some paid plans
Add partners or accountants as collaborators
with Pro
Some paid plans
Manage and pay bills
Unlimited estimates

Customers love Wave

4.4 out of 5 stars based on user reviews collected by G2Crowd as of January 2024.

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4.4 out of 5 stars

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

Julienne Desjardins - Digital Marketer

Everything you need to confidently run your business.

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Wave vs. ZipBooks

Here's why we think you'll love Wave.

Online payments

Flexible billing to suit any customer. Time-saving features like scheduled payment reminders and automatic credit card payments. Connects seamlessly with Wave’s invoicing and accounting software, so you’ll always have the information you need in one place. Starting at 2.9% + $0.60 per transaction.

With the Pro Plan, get unlimited, secure, and reliable bank connections**, and you can unlock rates starting at 2.9% + $0* for the first 10 credit card transactions each month and—until May 1, 2024—you can process unlimited credit card transactions for the same rate.

1 Rates are 1% for bank payments (minimum fee of $1). For information on credit card rates, visit Pricing for details.

Plans to make
your plans happen.

Save $20
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starter
Plan

Just starting your business or looking for the basics? This is the place.

$0
Get started now
  • Create unlimited estimates, invoices, bills, and bookkeeping records

  • Option to accept online payments

  • Invoice on-the-go via the Wave app

  • Manage cash flow and customers in one dashboard

pro
Plan
Recommended

Want to look more polished, save more time, and conquer cash flow? It’s Pro time.

$16/month
$20CAD/month

Billed monthly

Get started now
Everything in Starter, plus….
  • Option to accept online payments at a discounted rate

  • Auto-import bank transactions

  • Auto-merge and categorize bank transactions

  • Digitally capture unlimited receipts and track expenses

  • Automate late payment reminders

  • And more!

starter
Plan

Just starting your business or looking for the basics? This is the place.

$0
Get started now
  • Create unlimited estimates, invoices, bills, and bookkeeping records

  • Option to accept online payments

  • Invoice on-the-go via the Wave app

  • Manage cash flow and customers in one dashboard

pro
Plan
Recommended

Want to look more polished, save more time, and conquer cash flow? It’s Pro time.

$220CAD/year

Billed annually

$192 $170/year

$170/year

Billed annually

$192 $170/year

Get started now
Everything in Starter, plus….
  • Option to accept online payments at a discounted rate

  • Auto-import bank transactions

  • Auto-merge and categorize bank transactions

  • Digitally capture unlimited receipts and track expenses

  • Automate late payment reminders

  • And more!

*Active subscription required. While subscribed to Wave’s Pro Plan, get 2.9% + $0 (Visa, Mastercard, Discover) and 3.4% + $0 (Amex) per transaction for an unlimited number of transactions during the offer period. After the offer ends: over 10 transactions per month at 2.9% + $0.60 (Visa, Mastercard, Discover) and 3.4% + $0.60 (Amex) per transaction. Discover processing is only available to US customers. See full terms and conditions

**We use Plaid to facilitate bank connections. Not all financial institutions are supported so we can’t guarantee that you will be able to connect an account. Check Plaid's troubleshooting guide for more information or learn more about how bank connections work at Wave.

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