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Which accounting software should I use?

There is a wide range of accounting software available. Consider these key questions before making a decision.

Choosing your business accounting software is a key business decision.  Here are the key questions to consider before making a decision.

  1. What is your business?
  2. What level of detail do your require?
  3. Do you need 24/7 availability of customer support to help you with your accounting requirements.
  4. Do you require real-time reporting?  If so, data availability through a mobile app and web apps will be important.
  5. Do you deal with large volumes of transactions.  If so, you need cloud-based accounting software to store your data.
  6. What price do you want to pay?  Evaluate your budget and select accounting software accordingly. If a free trial is available, give it a shot and see if it works for you.
  7. Are you comfortable with how easy the software is to use?
  8. How easy is billing and invoicing through the accounting software?
  9. What reports do you need to help manage the business?
  10. Do you need to handle multiple currencies?  If so, find an accounting system that can handle different currencies.

For further guidance, see the latest report on Best small business accounting software in 2022 | TechRadar

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