Billy Software


 

Billy is a cloud-based accounting application for small businesses and freelancers in all industries. Primary features include billing, invoicing, quote management, contact management, accounting, expense management and financial reporting.

Other features include estimate creation, discount and refund processing, bank reconciliation, bank statement import, tax management and multiple-currency support. The software enables users to create customized invoices, mail them to clients and receive online payments.

Billy also has a recurring invoice feature that automatically sends invoices to clients and charges their credit card. The software can add discounts when applicable and processes refunds. The tax management module automatically adds taxes depending on the client’s location. The financial reporting module generates profit and loss reports, balance sheets, tax summaries, customer statements, accounts receivable and other reports.

Pricing is per month, and mobile applications for Android and iOS devices are available. Support is offered via phone and email.

 

Billy - Dashboard
 
  • Billy - Dashboard
    Dashboard
  • Billy - Invoice reminder
    Invoice reminder
  • Billy - Invoice
    Invoice
Supported Operating System(s):
Web browser (OS agnostic)

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Katie from Shared Culture Concepts
Specialty: Marketing Services
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

September 2017

September 2017

Billy is wonderful

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The design of it, and how easy it is to use. Also their customer service is amazing. They are very responsive.

Cons

It's still somewhat new, so they are still rolling out features that we are looking forward to. We are waiting on a few in particular.

 
 

Matthew from Matthew Rupp Consulting
Specialty: Advertising
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

June 2017

June 2017

Customer service was terrible. Very frustrating. Tried hard to make it work for several days

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Looks pretty. Wish I could have used it. Looks amazing from the surface. Customer support was terrible.

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I don't know WHEN I have more frustrated with a companies 'service'. VERY frustrated. I was excited about this deal and jumped right on it. I tried syncing with my Cap One Spark business account (from my phone) and it didn't work so I emailed asking if this really wasn't an option. I got a list of 9501 banks emailed to me NOT in alphabetical order. What am I supposed to do with that?

I tried the chat option and explained when I added my cap one account it pulled in my PERSONAL banking details and not my business accounts which made no sense. They told me to talk to cap one, which I did.

Then I tried adding my business account info again and it kept reverting back to my previously synched personal accounts. Frustrating. So I went ahead and added my personal bill account and then deleting it and hoping that would work. Nope.

I tried calling over and over and it was always busy. They take forever to respond on chat and were not helpful at all. I finally got ahold of them and they said they dont have phone support.

Free support
Email: support@billyapp.com
Phone: (800) 241-7365
Help center: www.billyapp.com/support

That's right on the dashboard when new users sign in. I get ahold of them via chat and Joshua suggesting 'bombing' the account and starting over which I did. He said 24 hours later I could try again and hopefully it would work that time. Even though nobody did anything to help it work the next time but maybe so.

Here we are over 24 hours later and, of course, it pulls up my personal (not business) info.

I give up. Incredibly frustrated by the terrible response, being sent a list of 10k sites to dig through, being given a number they DON'T answer, having chat and not being very available.

 
 
 
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Joshua from Reflective Brands

July 2017

July 2017

Solid, easy to use, and reliable billing system

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It works really well, was easy to setup, and has helped create more of a professional feel to my small company.

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Billy is incredibly simple to use and creates professional invoices/payment system. I can easily maintain all of my businesses billing needs.

Cons

Might not be as feature rich as a system like quick books. There is a certain about of cost of goods tracking that I can tell would be more complicated using billy.

Source: Capterra
 

Leonardo from Pine3Media
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

July 2017

July 2017

Accounting is boring... not with Billy

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Made my life way easier when doing business in multiple Countries. Accounting is a serious thing, and Billy is used by many companies.

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Ok, I got this software to help our company with our accounting. We have clients in multiple countries and with different currencies, so Billy is super easy to use and if you need the support is fast.

Billy is also a double entry software, which means its fully compliant with the rules of accountant.
I know, accounting is boring, but at least with Billy can be easy.

Cons

One thing that bothers me is the lack of recurrent charges. They do have recurrent invoices capabilities, but the recurrent charges would be an awesome add-on.

They said they will add it, if they really do, the software will have ALL an entrepreneur needs to keep things by the book:)

Source: Capterra
 

Woody from Intricate Web LLC
Number of employees: 1 employee Employees number: 1 employee

July 2017

July 2017

Intuitive / easy to use, enforces good billing/accounting practices and produces beautiful invoices.

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The price and functionality. It streamlined my billing and organized the products I bill for which gives me a great way to organize my business. I's the no hassle billing/expenses accounting software I needed after tying the bloated/expensive enterprise offerings. Reconciling payments and expenses is a breeze .

Follow their workflow for clean & reconciled bookkeeping.

Source: Capterra
 

Florian Number of employees: 1 employee Employees number: 1 employee

June 2017

June 2017

unusable in my country

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clean and easy to use interface. functionalty wouldnt be bad. support is reacting and friendly. page is loading fast.

Cons

wouldn´t be that bad. but at the moment it´s only english and danish. so in most countries the invoices won´t count. problem is that you cant change most of the invoice text fields. change VAT to Ust ... for example. but lets see whats happening in the next months

Source: GetApp
 

Angelos from ASP SFAKIANAKIS
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

June 2017

June 2017

I have "install" Billy to my clients. No worries from then!

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Loyalty from my clients, Easy access to help and advice them for they everyday matters.
Clean data with easy exports for further analysis.

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Simplicity, clean interface and free customizing of Chart of accounts.
Lot options for exporting in xls format (i love excel).

Cons

It have some minor things about local settings and shortcuts but it minor things! Thanks to friendly support i don't worry.

Source: Capterra
 

Cammy from Projectnfinity

June 2017

June 2017

Billy, my online accountant.

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They support all major currencies, and some international banks. Have to request if your bank isn't supported.
All transaction fees are with the payment processor you use, either Paypal or Strip.

Cons

Doesn't seem Cannot change the VAT value to suit different country.
No language translations.
No paypal payments... only Stripe is available.

Source: Capterra
 

Karan from Arizona State University

June 2017

June 2017

Easiest to use software

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Since it is designed by freelancers, it is really convenient to use. Has so many features that are extremely useful for my accounting needs.

Cons

The application needs some improvements since it is just on the novice stage. But it serves all the basic needs of any freelance accountant.

Source: Capterra
 

Lindsay from LRK
Number of employees: 1 employee Employees number: 1 employee

May 2017

May 2017

Easy to use and set up

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I'm able to view my invoices from any computer and don't have to search for them

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I love that I am able to add images to the invoices is a great feature and having the picture there makes it easier to look up the cost of an item if I ever need to use it again.

Cons

I wish you were able to see if and when the client opened the invoice. I had a few clients tell me they did not receive the invoice. They did eventually find the email after I had them check their spam folder.

Source: Capterra
 

Keith from TaZa Design, LLC
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

May 2017

May 2017

Billy is just the software we need for our small business.

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Accepting credit card payments from customers via Stripe.

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We enjoy the simplicity of the Billy software. The ability to invoice customers and give them options on paying their invoices Has made this process easy. We do not need to sign up with a merchant account service.

Cons

The reconciliation part of Billy is a bit cumbersome and difficult to learn. I believe a little more use and learning will make this easier.

Source: Capterra
 

Francis from PT Studio
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

May 2017

May 2017

good experience while using

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The software is quite easy to input a invoice or expense. UX is very friendly to me, and I like the user interface.

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The software is not compatible with Chinese. Furthermore the tax policy is not same as Taiwanese tax policy. It's really such a shame.

Source: Capterra
 

John from Peninsula Urban Forestry
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

May 2017

May 2017

Great and cheap but I'd rather pay a bit more to have better customer management tools.

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Easy and quick to use.

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Easy to use. No real software learning required. Keeps track of my invoices easily. I'm not sure what else to say???

Cons

Customer management has incredibly limited options. We have customers with multiple addresses etc. No customer note field. Email invoices to more than one email at a time.

Source: Capterra
 

Patricia from Rivera Accounting and Tax Services
Number of employees: 1 employee Employees number: 1 employee

May 2017

May 2017

For a new accounting software it is pretty good and easy to use

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Low cost

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I like the display and easy to use format of the software. IT is not over whelming and makes it easy to slowly learn how to get around

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honestly I am so use to QB that they i use that judge other software and sometime I can't find something since its listed differently here. But that is no fault of thiers

Source: Capterra
 

Cheri from Cheri Anderson, LLC
Number of employees: 1 employee Employees number: 1 employee

May 2017

May 2017

I love using Billy to track my expenses and manage invoicing. The customer service has been amazing!

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Efficiency, more tools/resources to manage my accounting more thoroughly

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It's very easy to use. It has all the features I need to successfully manage my accounting, it even helps me to manage it more accurately and efficiently. I have to say the customer service is exceptional and they helped make the transition from QB to Billy seamless.

Cons

Sometimes there are a few extra steps to enter data that I'm not used to but once I learn the flow, it's pretty easy.

Source: Capterra
 

Paul from SimpleKraft
Number of employees: 1 employee Employees number: 1 employee

May 2017

May 2017

Good service, easy to use

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Simplification of the accounting process

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The simplicity of use. The interface is intuitive, I like the invoices generated clean and sleek design.

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The price is a bit high for my current use. Wish could get ability to generate receipts or send invoices marked as paid

Source: Capterra
 

Angelos from ASP Sfakianakis
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

May 2017

May 2017

Great, Eaysy of Use with great Customer Support

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Easy to customize, The posibilities of importing exproting and reporting. You can create clients or codes from anywhere throught everyday transactions

Cons

Some option to create auto journals or deletion of records. Some issues with local date setup. But in general is very good tool.

Source: Capterra
 

Annaliese from Larkspur Cleaning LLC

May 2017

May 2017

This software is easy to use, navigate through, user friendly for creating personal business info!

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This software is easy to use, navigate through, user friendly for creating personal business infomation!

Source: Capterra
 

Ankit from Om sai travel
Number of employees: 1 employee Employees number: 1 employee

May 2017

May 2017

Superb accounting software

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Credit and debit and expense on 1st page and balance sheet too and manage like you and mail invoice

Source: Capterra
 

Angela from 3 Charm Studio
Number of employees: 1 employee Employees number: 1 employee

May 2017

May 2017

Overall I really like working with it!

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Smoother accounting process, and I'd assume a better experience for my accountant next year!

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I like that I can easily see open invoices, and when things are due to be paid. I also love being able to track my expenses, and that everything is in 1 place vs. several spread sheets.

Cons

When I try to search invoices by number, for instance, the information collapses onto itself and I can't read unless I refresh every time. Could this be a Mac bug? Not sure if anyone else has mentioned. I also use in Chrome, so maybe I'll try another browser.

Source: Capterra
 

Joshua from Reflective Brands
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

May 2017

May 2017

Easy to use, yet feature rich.

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Easy to use and helps organize my finances.

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Simple, efficient, and powerful web based software. I enjoy using Billy. Gives my business an extra layer of professionalism with little effort.

Cons

There seems to be an issue setting up EFT when using smaller banks like credit unions. Other then this I have not run into any problems.

Source: Capterra
 

Marina from Marina Kosoy CPA
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

April 2017

April 2017

Perfect for simple, repetitive billings

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Easy tracking of paid & unpaid bills

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Ease of use- quick customer set up for both companies & individuals as well as easy products billing codes set up

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When emailing a bill, Can't customize the email wording when to have several pre-set templates, i.e.; 2nd notice wording, monthly, quarterly, annual bill, different salutations, etc

Source: Capterra