Sage vs. Wave: Who’s better for small businesses?

Why Wave

Wave has been changing the way millions of small businesses and freelancers make money since 2010 with award-winning accounting software and financial services. With Wave, you don’t have to pay your way through subscription tiers to get the tools you need. Wave’s free, easy-to-use software packs a punch without burning a hole in your pocket.

Wave VS. Sage

Wave
Sage
Unlimited invoicing
Wave
Free
Sage
$25/month
Unlimited vendors and customers
Wave
Free
Sage
$25/month
Invoice customization
Wave
Free
Sage
$25/month
Unlimited bank connections
Wave
Free
Sage
$25/month
Add partners or accountant as collaborators
Wave
Free
Sage
$25/month
Reports to help you run your business better
Wave
Free
Sage
$25/month
Apps for iOS and Android
Wave
Free for iOS and Android
Sage
$10-$25/month
Scan receipts with your phone
Wave
Free for iOS and Android
Sage
$25/month
Credit card processing
Wave
2.9% + 30¢ per transaction (all credit cards) — No monthly fees, no monthly minimums, no hidden costs.
Sage
$25-$89 in monthly fees PLUS 2.9%-3.4% + 30¢ per transaction and hidden overcharge costs.

Customers Love Wave

4.3 out of 5 stars based on user reviews collected by G2Crowd as of Summer 2018.

G2Crowd Leader
3.5+ million
customers
$200+ billion
in income and expenses
$20+ billion
in invoices sent annually

Everything you need to confidently run your business

"This app is exactly what I’ve been waiting for. I’ve tried all of the other invoicing apps, and none come close to the overall functionality and polish that Wave has put into [it]."
Wwfaddict99 on the App Store

Features

Here's why we think you'll love Wave

Accounting

Powerful, cloud-based accounting software that perfectly integrates with Wave’s suite of free tools to help you run your business better. Unlimited, secure and reliable bank connections, free of charge. Designed to be easy for freelancers and small business owners to use, while making accountants happy with robust reports and functionality.

Showcasing our accounting software

Invoicing

Professional, customizable invoices that are quick and easy to create. Send invoices on the go using Wave’s iOS and Android apps, which automatically sync to your accounting records so your bookkeeping is already done. Send unlimited recurring invoices to as many customers as you want—all free.

Our invoice templates

Payments

Flexible billing to suit any customer. Time-saving features like scheduled payment reminders and automatic credit card payments. Connects seamlessly with Wave’s free invoicing and accounting software, so you’ll always have the information you need in one place. Pay only 2.9% + 30¢ per transaction with no subscription fees or hidden charges.

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