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Easy accounting software for small businesses

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Get compliant with Sage Accounting. Perfect for sole traders and small business owners, Sage Accounting has your books covered, from USD11 incl. VAT per month.

Easy to get started, just as easy to use.

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Plans to support you and your business

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Sage Business Cloud

Accounting Start

USD132 incl. VAT per year

Instant, professional online quoting & invoicing software ideal for sole traders and micro businesses.

  • Easy invoicing
  • Track what you're owed
  • Sell products and services
  • Anywhere, anytime
Sage Business Cloud

Accounting

USD264 incl. VAT per year

Powerful online accounting software, perfect for small businesses.

  • Balance your books and control your business’ finances on the go
  • Accept and receive payments with multi-currency functionality (add-on required)
  • Safe, secure and trusted
  • Easily track and manage inventory
  • Seamlessly follow up on payments
  • Collaborate with your accountant
  • Easy to set up and use
  • Calculate VAT returns
  • Base (2 User, 1 Company) for USD22/month
  • Additional companies for USD15/month
  • Additional users for USD2/month
  • Add Inventory for USD20/month
  • Add Debtors Manager for USD13/month
  • Add Multi-currency for USD7/month
  • Add Time Tracking for USD7/month
  • Add Storage (1GB) for USD1/month

**We want you to be fully happy with our software and try it without worry. If you purchase the software but decide it isn't a right fit for your business, let us know within 30 days and we'll give you a full refund.

Sage Accounting FAQs

Sage Accounting is designed for high performance even on low internet speeds. A standard phone connection (with typical mobile 3G speed) has you covered.  

For those of you interested in the specs, a minimum download speed of 2mbps is essential to keep Sage Accounting up to date and to take full advantage of its features. Your smartphone will give you more than enough speed to use Sage Accounting smoothly. 

For optimal performance we also recommend that you use the most up-to-date version of your web browser. You can take a no-risk, no-obligation free trial to see whether you’re happy with the speed of Sage Accounting on your internet connection. 

Sage Accounting is software for managing your business’s accounting. It allows you to quickly and easily create and track invoices, track cash flow, accept payments, record transactions, automate admin, capture expenses, and much more.

Sage Accounting is designed for small business owners (supports unlimited users) and sole traders (with or without staff) operating in any industry – from professional services to construction to retail.

You can use Sage Accounting either by yourself or with collaborators. It’s easy to give access to multiple users, including an accountant (if you use one). You don’t need any previous experience with accounting software to get started. Functionality can be extended to include payroll. 

Sage Accounting is a monthly subscription service. You can set up a direct debit or pay with your credit or debit card. To set up a direct debit you need to have a bank account in South Africa with a local currency in Rands (R). 

The VAT per month is 15% of the product’s monthly price. There are no hidden costs and never will be.  

A free 30-day trial is also available. It takes only 2 minutes to get set up. You don’t need to provide a credit card to get started - you will never be charged during your trial. 

After filling in your details, you will be taken to your Login page where you can get started straight away.  

We’ll send you a welcome email with a quick-start guide, tips, and helpful resources, including how to get support any time you need it. 

Both packages (Start and Standard) give you the fundamental features you need to manage your accounting.

  • Accounting Start is ideal for businesses who are starting out. This version of the software is popular with sole traders and micro-businesses.
  • Accounting Standard is ideal for small businesses. It offers everything Start offers, plus more advanced features plus more advanced features, including multiple currencies and inventory management. For example, the Standard package lets you upload information by simply snapping a photo of receipts, invoices, and supplier statements.

You can upgrade, change, or cancel plans at any time.

Sage Accounting works on any PC or laptop (including MAC and Windows), any smartphone (such as iPhones and Android phones), and any tablet device (such as iPads or Android tablets). Sage Accounting also comes in an app for iOS and Android.  

Because Sage Accounting works in the cloud, you don’t have to install anything – you simply access the product through your internet browser.   

The mobile version has a slightly more simplified feature list, but you have access to the core features across all devices. Any work done on one device will be automatically updated across all devices. You can use all three devices or just use one device if you prefer. 

Your data is protected by bank-level security at all times and is automatically backed up in the cloud. You never have to worry about losing any of your work if your internet connection goes down. 

Absolutely. It’s simple and straightforward to import your current data from Excel (and other spreadsheets and data systems) into Sage Accounting, including your customer and supplier details, your products and services, opening balances, transactions from bank statements, invoices, and your chart of accounts. We’re on hand to show you how, or you can watch our step-by-step video guides. 

You will get free, award-winning support by phone, email, online chat, and live online Q&As.  

  • Telephone support is available 8am - 5pm, Monday to Friday, and 9am - 1pm on Saturday.
  • Pre-recorded webinars are available to watch any time that suits you. 

You will also get 24/7 access to the following support resources: 

  • Our online community Sage City: Ask questions, share ideas, and solve issues with Sage Accounting customers and product experts.  
  • Step-by-step video guides.
  • Instructor-led courses: For anyone wanting to take their skills to the next level, we have hundreds of courses designed for multiple experience levels and job roles. Get certified and earn badges that show your expertise and build up your resume. 

We also have support channels on Twitter and Youtube. We are committed to providing you with world-class support for Sage Accounting at every step of your business journey. 

Be inspired by the achievements of Sage Accounting customers

"A business that operates 24/7/365, like Morningside Plumbers, needs anytime, anywhere access to its information."

Lior Solomons, Owner
Morningside Plumbing - South Africa

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**We want you to be fully happy with our software and try it without worry. If you purchase the software but decide it isn't a right fit for your business, let us know within 30 days and we'll give you a full refund.

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