Final Verdict: Best Accounting Software For Freelancers Is…
So, let’s go back to our main criteria for what makes great accounting software for freelancers and side hustlers.
It needs to have a low price. That makes Wave Accounting a good contender.
It should automatically sync with your bank accounts. All of them do this, but we found Wave to be a bit glitchy.
It should have invoicing. FreshBooks started as an invoicing tool and still dominates this space, but it’s lack of ability to do more than 5 on the cheapest pricing plan hurt it. All others do good invoicing.
Payment Acceptance is important. All of them offer this, with similar fees being charged by each. FreshBooks has PayPal business, with is a differentiator.
Finally, a good app. QuickBooks and FreshBooks both have good apps that we found easy to use.
Thinking of all of the features and considerations, we recommend: