Simple and Basic but Does the Job Very Well
Value for Money
We used another very well-known accounting program but got tired of the constant upgrades we had to pay for. Plus it had way more features (such as payroll) that we just did not need. I found Wave Accounting online and loved it right away. The learning curve was a little long and our bookkeeper did not approve at first, but now he agrees that is perfect for our small business needs. We added the 'accept credit and bank card payments' option, so now it is not 'free' (we pay a small fee for this service) but our customers love the ease of use on their end. Customer service can be a bit slow and it is a bit difficult to find a bookkeeper that is familiar with it. We tried a few who kept advising us to switch to our old software but we persisted and are very happy today.
What first attracted us to wave was the pricing and its features. It is basically free and the phone app makes it easy to capture receipts on-the-go.
There is a learning curve to using it because it is different than most accounting/bookkeeping software. Also their website can be slow.