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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.

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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.

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.
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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.
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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.
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French language support

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

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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Core cloud accounting features
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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.

Move from Xero or QuickBooks for free today. We have partnered with the accounting data conversion expert, Movemybooks™. They can guide you through the process of bringing your historical data with you. We'll cover the cost for you to migrate up to 2 years of data from your old accounting system.

Get Started with Sage Accounting

No commitment, cancel at any time.

Accounting

Start

FREE for 3 months
$15.00
C$0.00 1
You save $45.00
  • Create and send unlimited invoices
  • Get paid faster with integrated payments
  • Track what you're owed
  • Automatic bank reconciliation
  • Calculate your GST/HST to submit to CRA
  • Supports 1 user
  • Bilingual interface and support in English and French
Most popular
Accounting

Standard

FREE for 3 months
$35.00
C$0.00 1
You save $105.00
  • Create and send unlimited invoices
  • Get paid faster with integrated payments
  • Track what you're owed
  • Automatic bank reconciliation
  • Calculate your GST/HST to submit to CRA
  • Bilingual interface and support in English and French
  • Supports unlimited users
  • Run advanced reports
  • Send unlimited quotes and estimates
  • Forecast cash flow
  • Manage purchase invoices
  • Snap receipts with AutoEntry, 75% off3
Accounting Plus
Accounting

Plus

FREE for 3 months
$55.00
C$0.00 1
You save $165.00
  • Create and send unlimited invoices
  • Get paid faster with integrated payments
  • Track what you're owed
  • Automatic bank reconciliation
  • Calculate your GST/HST to submit to CRA
  • Bilingual interface and support in English and French
  • Run advanced reports
  • Send quotes and estimates
  • Recurring invoicing
  • Manage purchase invoices
  • Track income and expenses by projects and departments
  • Forecast cash flow
  • Snap receipts with AutoEntry, 75% off 3
  • Invoice in multiple currencies
  • Multi-currency banking
  • Manage inventory
Sage Accounting

Accountant Edition

Free
For your practice<sup>4</sup>

For accountants or bookkeepers providing professional accounting or bookkeeping services for multiple fee-paying clients

  • Client subscription management - Set up, access, and manage all your Sage Accounting clients in one place
  • 1 free subscription to Sage Accounting for your practice’s books
  • Access to exclusive discounts for your clients' Accounting subscriptions5
  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 $15. $35, or $55 /month (tier depending).
  3. Snap and upload data from unlimited receipts, invoices, and supplier statements with AutoEntry. 75% off your first 3 months. Accounting only.
  4. For accounting professionals only. To receive and maintain access to Sage Accounting—Accountant Edition, you must be an accountant or bookkeeper providing professional accounting or bookkeeping services for multiple fee-paying clients. If at any time Sage determines that you are no longer eligible, your access will be terminated. 
  5. Discounted subscription rate valid only when client subscription account (including renewals) is linked with a Sage Accounting – Accountant Edition account. If the accountant or bookkeeper cancels their client’s Sage subscription, client will be required to set up their own account at the then-current rate in order to maintain access to client’s Sage Accounting program. This offer may not be combined with any other offers or discounts. Sage reserves the right to end this promotional offer at any time. 

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