search icon

Easy-to-use accounting software for contractors

From quick and easy estimates, invoice tracking, accounts receivable and accounts payable, to integrated payments with Stripe, Sage accounting software for contractors has everything you need to complete the job and get paid on time.

Accurate and easy-to-use contractor accounting software

Discover powerful contractor estimating, expense tracking, reporting, and accounting tools with Sage accounting software for contractors.

Project costs and profits, and monitor your cash flow

  • Forecast and monitor your cash flow on an insightful dashboard.
  • Create, edit, send, and track your invoices from anywhere.
  • Accept payments directly from your invoices with a ""Pay Now"" button from Stripe.
  • Stay on top of accounts receivable and accounts payable to get paid on time and remain in good standing with vendors.

Save time with automation

  • Securely sync your bank account and automate expense tracking in real-time.
  • Capture data from documents and images, including receipts, automatically with AutoEntry.
  • Make smarter business decisions with automated reporting.

Stay up-to-date with a cloud-based solution

  • Collaborate securely with your accountant in real-time
  • Access Sage Accounting on job sites with the mobile app
  • Extend the capabilities of Sage Accounting with a variety of apps to help you manage your jobs, get paid faster, track time, and automate data entry

Discover powerful accounting software for contractors

Sage Business Cloud Accounting Start

Sage Accounting Start

$10 /month

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

  • Create and send invoices
  • Track what you're owed
  • Automatic bank reconciliation
Most popular
Sage Accounting

Sage Accounting

70% off for 6 months
$25
$7.50 /month
You save $105.00

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

Get Sage Advice on accounting for contractors

Read articles, reports, and blog posts to get the latest on accounting for contractors.

Project management fundamentals for CPA firms

Project management fundamentals for CPA firms

As your CPA firm grows, so does the list of strategic projects. Here are the top fundamental project management tips for your CPA firm.

Read more Read more
How to cut down busy work to meet your small business goals

How to cut down busy work to meet your small business goals

If your small business is drowning in busy work or admin duties, read this article for tips on how to reduce admin and boost productivity.

Read more Read more
5 ways to use LinkedIn for your construction job recruiting

5 ways to use LinkedIn for your construction job recruiting

The current worker shortage is pushing many contractors to think differently about how they recruit top talent. Learn four construction job recruiting tips

Read more Read more
Wednesday Wisdom webinar series: Adapting to the changing world

Wednesday Wisdom webinar series: Adapting to the changing world

Join us online for our new Wednesday Wisdom series to help you with adapting to the changing world and preparing for future opportunities.

Read more Read more
How to leverage the cloud in construction to increase collaboration and productivity

How to leverage the cloud in construction to increase collaboration and productivity

Construction companies face critical challenges. How will cloud technology improve productivity and steer the industry toward digitization?

Read more Read more
Small business accounting: 5 steps to start your books

Small business accounting: 5 steps to start your books

Starting your own small business? Ace your accounting with these 5 steps to start your books.

Read more Read more
How to make sure your accounting firm gets paid on time

How to make sure your accounting firm gets paid on time

How do you ensure your accounting firm gets paid on time? This article will provide you with some essential tips to help you along the way.

Read more Read more
[Free webinar] Introduction to Sage X3

[Free webinar] Introduction to Sage X3

Sage X3 transforms how you manage people, processes, and operations. Learn how it delivers faster business management solutions than the traditional ERP.

Read more Read more

General contractor accounting FAQs

Sage Accounting is powerful small business accounting software for contractors. It makes automating your independent contracting finances easy with features like expense and payment tracking, invoicing, and cloud-based remote access. It’s easy to use and setup to immediately save time, improve cash flow, track job costs and profits, and get you paid faster.

Your contractor business will need general contractor accounting software that can handle accounting, job expense and profit tracking, estimating and invoicing, and payments to keep your contractor business organized and profitable.

Accounting software for contractors is a program that helps organize, manage, track and monitor accounting functions for your general contracting business. Sage Accounting software for contractors can also help to automate invoicing, estimating, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and job expense and profit tracking to save time on admin that's better spent on the job site.

The features of accounting software for contractors vary from specialized to single transaction-recording programs, to more holistic software that handles many functions. Sage Accounting general contractor accounting and estimating software has everything you need to get the job done and get paid on time.

Accounting software for contractors can help keep your jobs organized, send accurate estimates and professional invoices, automatically track expenses, and take payments. Sage Accounting can handle all this and more with integrated add-ons specialized for contractors.

Contractors need accounting software specialized for their business to help keep track of all financial aspects of doing business in the general contractor space.

Accounting software prices vary. Sage Accounting Start is super affordable and starts at $10 per month, and Sage Accounting starts at $25 per month.

Contractor accounting software differs from typical accounting software in that it includes specialized functions specific to the contractor industry, like estimating and job tracking.