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Ready to power up from Xero or QuickBooks? Switch to Sage!

Looking for an alternative to Xero and Quickbooks? Switch to Sage! Sage Accounting is the easy-to-set-up and easy-to-use accounting solution that automates accounting admin, speeds up payments, manages cash flow, and tracks expenses—all in real-time.

It's super easy to make the switch, and you can try it free for 30 days with no commitment. Cancel at any time.

Why move to Sage?

Canadian focused, bilingual product and support, unlimited users, greater visibility, and clear pricing. Here are just some of the reasons why people are making the move to Sage Accounting.

French language support

Sage Accounting is available in French and our bilingual support team is available to help you when you need assistance.

No hidden transaction charges

Some of our competitors charge extra for things like connecting bank feeds or adding additional contacts – that’s all included with your Sage package.

Platforms fuelled by your feedback

Thousands of Canadian businesses choose Sage because our focus is to make your experience as easy, simple and fast as possible. We’re innovators and most importantly, we’re listeners. Your feedback fuels future functionality so that we deliver the best possible user experience.

Audit trails for greater accuracy

Many accounting software providers offer basic audit logs but these often don’t give a complete picture. With Sage Accounting you can get a more detailed audit trail, making it easy to see transaction numbers, invoice numbers, deleted transactions and more.

Advanced views that accountants love

Work in a way that suits you. Sage gives accountants more flexibility with advanced navigation which organises functionality by ledger, making it easier to get work done faster.

Easily visible sales documents

With a document timeline in Sage Accounting that shows the current status of invoices, credit notes, quotes and estimates, you can resolve any issues quickly and easily.

Compare Sage, Xero, QuickBooks and FreshBooks

Don’t miss out on valuable functionality when choosing your accounting software. Sage covers all of your accounting needs like nobody else.

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Xero vs Sage

Free bank feeds, reliable support, valuable audit trails—explore product features and functionality to work out which solution is right for you. Try it for free when you move today.

QuickBooks vs Sage

Ease-of-use, automated invoicing with payments, simple stock management, advanced views for accountants—there’s plenty of reasons to switch to Sage.

Switching to Sage is simple and free

You don’t need to leave your historic data behind when you move to Sage Accounting - you can convert all your customer and supplier information as well as transactions, and have this automatically appear in Sage Accounting before you start.

Still not sure if Sage is right for you? Try it for free for 30 days, no credit card needed.

Get Started with Sage Accounting

No commitment, cancel at any time.

Sage Business Cloud Accounting Start

Sage Accounting Start

Save 50% for 3 months
$7.00 /month1
You save $21.00

Entry level accounting software. Ideal for self-employed and micro businesses.

  • Bilingual in English and French
  • Supports one user
  • Create and send invoices
  • Get paid faster with integrated payments
  • Track what you're owed
  • Track what you've paid
  • Automatic bank reconciliation
  • Calculate your GST/HST to submit to CRA
  • Essential Reports
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Sage Accounting

Save 50% for 3 months
$15.00 /month1
You save $45.00

Powerful cloud accounting software for small businesses. Includes everything from Sage Accounting Start, plus:

  • Integrated Payroll through Payment Evolution3
  • Run advanced reports
  • Send quotes and estimates
  • Recurring invoicing
  • Manage purchase invoices
  • Track income and expenses by projects and departments
  • Forecast cash flow
  • Manage multiple currencies
  • Track your inventory
  • Snap receipts with AutoEntry.4

Migrate to Sage from Xero or QuickBooks FAQs

Any accounting software that can export your accounting data to a .csv file can be quickly and easily migrated to Sage Accounting.
You can technically switch to a new accounting system whenever you choose to do so, however it would not be recommended to switch right before year's end when tax season is approaching.
  1. Offer valid for new customers only on monthly subscriptions of Sage Business Cloud Accounting. Discounted subscription rate is only for the first three (3) months after which the monthly subscription rate will renew at the then current rate. May not be combined with any other offers or discounts. To ensure continuous service your subscription plan is an automatically renewing plan. Subsequent months will automatically be billed to the same credit card each month on your anniversary date of purchase. You may terminate the plan at any time prior to your renewal data and not be charged for the renewal.
  2. Start your free trial and receive 1 month free, then $14 or $30 /mo (tier depending).
  3. Payment Evolution is a third-party app that would require additional usage fees.
  4. Snap and upload data from unlimited receipts, invoices, and supplier statements with AutoEntry. 50% off your first 3 months. Accounting only.