QuickBooks is the most popular full featured accounting program designed for small businesses. Actually QuickBooks made a series of products for Small Business including Payroll Program. It is available in Basic, Online, Pro, and Premier Editions; the Pro Edition of this accounting program includes management tools such as a Vehicle Mileage Tracker.
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QuickBooks Simple Start
Another popular Accounting Software /my favorite/. This is full featured accounting and payroll package with all the reports any Small Business needs, including Internet and e-commerce features. The screen tips drag and drop functionality makes the accounting program easy to learn. Professional versions include a time and billing module. Simply Accounting is available for multi-users and has great help section. The most suitable for Small Business is Simply Accounting Pro.
Sage Software Simply Accounting 2006 Basic
This Small Business Accounting Software possesses user-friendly interface and over 100 financial and management reports. The program includes an Office link feature allows direct one click access to MS Word and Excel a Professional and a time billing module. Comes multi-user ready but you should purchase an additional workstation license for each additional accounting program user
Myob Us MYOB FirstEdge
This is the MYOB Small Business Accounting Software especially designed for the Macintosh platform. There are the same features as MYOB plus for Windows. With its user-friendly interface the program is easy to set up and use. With one click you can access MS Word and Excel. It comes ready for multi-users.
The Complete version of this Small Business Accounting Software includes over 125 reports and features such as in-depth inventory, time and billing and job costing. It is ready for multi-users. "Value packs" for 3 or more users are available. Peachtree is also available in Premium and First Accounting versions.
Peachtree Premium Accounting 2007
Any Small Business can afford to buy Bookkeeper 2006, which, for $29.95 offers a passable subset of QuickBooks' features. Bookkeeper 2006 processes accounts receivable and payable, tracks inventory and payroll, prints checks, and issues reports. It may serve you well and it wouldn’t break your budget. Bookkeeper 2006 import databases of customer, vendor, and inventory item text files, and it does at least walk you through the most basic company background. Data-record templates and forms (invoices, estimates, and purchase orders) are adequate, though not exceptional. You can add custom fields, too. Another feature in Bookkeeper 2006 is its support for merchant accounts. Reports are critical to the usefulness of an accounting application, and Bookkeeper 2006 offers plenty, all very customizable.