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Sage vs QuickBooks: Which accounting software is better?

Powerful, easy-to-use accounting software that automates admin tasks so you can focus on your business. Switch to Sage today and join a community of small business owners, accountants and bookkeepers who have taken back control of their business finances by making the move to Sage.

QuickBooks or Sage—which accounting software is better?

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Core cloud accounting features
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French language product & support
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Audit trails
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Free bank feeds
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Unlimited users
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Unlimited transactions & chart of accounts
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 Project profitability
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The wise choice over QuickBooks

Sage Accounting is the easy-to-use, powerful accounting solution that helps you take control of your business finances and provides you with top-of-the-line support you expect from premier accounting software.

Unlimited users

Get real-time updates in from your team, from anywhere. Sage Accounting doesn't place a cap on the number of users you can add.

Avoid hidden transaction charges

Connect your bank, reconcile transactions, and send as many invoices as you want. All without incurring additional transaction charges.

No ads whatsoever

Contrary to competing accounting software, Sage Accounting is completely ad free so you can focus on the tasks at hand without distractions.

Support when you need it

With our bilingual support, online chat, and free training, we're here to support you at any time.

Watch data flow seamlessly into Accounting

Connect your bank account to Sage Accounting and start importing transactions automatically to get an accurate, real-time view of your accounts.

Choose a plan and migrate from QuickBooks to Sage today

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Accounting

Start

FREE for 3 months
$15.00
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You save $45.00
  • Bilingual interface and support in English and French
  • 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
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Accounting

Standard

FREE for 3 months
$35.00
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You save $105.00
  • Bilingual interface and support in English and French
  • 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 unlimited users
  • Run advanced reports
  • Send unlimited quotes and estimates
  • Forecast cash flow
  • Manage purchase invoices
  • Snap receipts with AutoEntry, 75% off3
Accounting Plus
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Plus

FREE for 3 months
$55.00
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You save $165.00
  • Bilingual interface and support in English and French
  • 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
  • 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

Migrate to Sage from 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.
It's super easy switch from QuickBooks to Sage Accounting with your current accounts data. Simply export the data you'd like to migrate from QuickBooks to Sage in a Microsoft Excel .CSV file format. From there, you can simply import that .CSV file into Sage Accounting, and voila! You've migrated to Sage Accounting. 

To export your data from QuickBooks, first open QuickBooks and find the "Excel" drop-down in the menu bar. From there you can choose what data you'd like to export (customers/vendors, lists, items, reports, etc.). Next in the export window you can choose to create a .CSV file, and then select "Export." From there you can name the .CSV file and save it on your computer wherever is most convenient for you.

Once saved, you can then use this .CSV file to import your QuickBooks data into Sage Accounting. 

Sage Accounting is much easier to use than QuickBooks, and even learns how to categorize transactions quicker automatically the more you use it.

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Mobile App

Free with every subscription—Sage mobile app works alongside your Sage Accounting, helping you control your business while you’re on the move.

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  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.