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    Freelancers: What accounting software do you recommend?

    I want to keep better track of invoices, write-offs and my overall spending (both personal and business) and simple spreadsheets aren't cutting it. I have both a Mac and PC, so I've found a lot of software options out there for small businesses but would rather hear some feedback before I narrow my choices.

    Thanks guys!


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    For right now, I do just use a spreadsheet. But in the past, I've used Quickbooks Pro, but man, it was like trying to pull your eyes out with tweezers trying to learn it.

    Once I did get it tho, it was pretty handy. I stopped using it because I didn't feel like upgrading, and now it won't run on Vista. So, now I just track everything in Excel. I can send you my invoice templates if you think it will help.

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    Thanks Shane! I would love to look at those templates if you got 'em. I had an Office clone that I used on my Mac but I'd like to get something that I can directly link to my bank accounts. Just makes less math for me and easier tax times, I hope

    Does anyone else have any suggestions?

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    A lot of my clients use Sage Line 50 or Quickbooks Pro. It's harder to make mistakes in Sage, but it's more expensive. Spreadsheets are fine - I use the filter option to get information whichever way I want. I could set you up a simple bank control on Excel if you want.

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