Looking for an alternative to QuickBooks?

Compared to Quickbooks, Wave puts a suite of features at your fingertips, many of which you can use without limits for $0 – now and always.

Tired of QuickBooks?

Wave is the best QuickBooks alternative: free accounting & invoicing software with no limitations.

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Here’s why you should try Wave instead

The sky’s the limit

Unlimited accounting and invoicing mean you can scan receipts, track expenses, create professional invoices on the go – and more – free.

We cram in a lot of benefits

Get access to our full suite of benefits right out of the gate. No tiers. No hassles. No trial periods.

Simplicity guides everything we do

Whether you’re viewing our smart dashboard or syncing accounting records, you’ll love our easy-to-use design and functionality.

I'm ready to make the switch

QuickBooks Alternative

With Wave, you don’t need to choose the package that’s right for you. Invoicing and accounting (plus much more) are free and unlimited for everyone.

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Pricing
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Free forever
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$5-$75/month
Track income and expenses
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Capture and organize receipts
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Maximize tax deductions
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Invoice & accept payments
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Run basic reports
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Send estimates
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Track sales & sales tax
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Manage 1099 contractors
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Manage and pay bills
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Some paid plans
Accountant-approved reporting
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Fully integrated with other Wave financial tools
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Built for businesses with 1 - 9 employees
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Customers Love Wave

4.5 out of 5 stars based on user reviews collected by G2Crowd as of spring 2019.

"It is BANANAS how much easier & intuitive @WaveHQ is for human accounting, invoicing and payroll than Quickbooks."

Ash Ambirge, The Middle Finger Project

Everything you need to confidently run your business

Features

Find these (and more) all in one place

Simple-to-use accounting

  • Seamlessly links with our other products
  • Easy-to-use functionality
  • Backed by certified bank-grade security practices

Professional invoicing

  • Create unlimited 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

No-surprise payments

  • Accept credit card and bank payments for as little as 1% per transaction. No extra costs. Ever.
  • Get time-saving features such as scheduled payment reminders and automatic credit card payments
  • Customizable options to suit any customer

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