Back in 2012 we wrote a very popular article comparing Sage Vs Quickbooks. Now in 2019, we thought it was about time for a fresh comparision, to help you decide which is better for your business.
Sage and QuickBooks are the two most popular accounting software packages for small but fast-growing businesses. Offering slightly different services – QuickBooks focuses more on bookkeeping and accounting services while Sage is a feature-rich project management service – the two do overlap but ultimately help your business grow in different ways.
Although many other packages on the market are competing for market share (including Xero, KashFlow and MYOB), this blog focuses on the pros and cons of choosing between Sage and QuickBooks.
How each system helps your business
Sage is designed more for the professional bookkeeper or accountant in mind; however, many of our clients do successfully use Sage themselves. As well as accounting, Sage can also help keep employees on-task when working on collaborative projects.
QuickBooks is designed using a process flow so can be more attractive for the business person with no accounts experience. However, this can still look a little complicated for some clients as QuickBooks offers powerful accounting and bookkeeping tools.
Pros and cons of Sage
Sage is primarily a project management tool that offers a few basic bookkeeping features. With that being said, it’s still an excellent option for today’s busi