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Clear Books Accounting

Online accounting software for small business

4.74/5 (23 reviews)
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Clear Books Accounting Feature Summary

  • Automatic banking & bank feeds
  • Mobile app
  • Attach scans and receipts
  • Online VAT filing
  • Payroll
  • Automatic late payment reminders
  • Full financial reporting
  • Find an accountant
  • Small business networking opportunities
  • Unlimited users
  • Free feature updates
  • Create and customize invoices
  • Third party integration
  • Online payments
  • Multi-Currency
  • Invoice scheduling
  • Invoice templates
  • Branded invoices
  • Multiple formats
  • Recieve online & direct debit payments
  • VAT MOSS invoicing
  • Recurring invoices
  • Batch entry
  • Quotes to invoices
  • Purchases & expenses
  • CSS editor
  • Email, web and PDF file invoices

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Invoice Processing (93 other apps)
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Clear Books Accounting Feature Reviews

23 reviewers had the following to say about Clear Books Accounting's features:

Martyn Keates

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Simply The Best, Better than All The Rest.....

2014-12-22

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Pros

It's easy to use Cloud based Bank import tool On-line filing Clear dashboard Multi user Accessible by client and accountant Real time information Send invoices by e-mail Upload scans of purchase invoices so that you don't need paper copies

Cons

Needs more add-ons however when you raise an issue with ClearBooks staff they usually respond quickly so I would expect to see some more soon

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John Jones

Clear Books has been a vital tool in managing my day to day finances for my business.

2017-09-13

The key benefits to Clear Books are the Dashboard and the integration of Go Cardless for easy one-click invoice collection.

Pros

The Clear Books system is very easy to navigate and with the integration of your data into a one-stop dashboard which is customisable to your needs, you get a very in-depth overview on how your business finances look at a glance.

Cons

These tend to remain on the system even after the invoice has been generated from them.

Rating breakdown

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Features
Customer support

Time used: 1-2 years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
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Peter Zaborszky

Verified Reviewer

5 years and counting!

2014-12-10

I also use it for invoicing and it's really easy to use and understand.

Pros

Reports & Graphs Invoicing VAT return generation

Cons

Nothing

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Kai C.

Verified Reviewer

Great time-saving accounting software

2014-12-10

A very nice piece of software with an intuitive interface. Certainly makes day-to-day bookkeeping straightforward.

Pros

- Well-designed - User-friendly - Cloud/web-based - Easy invoicing features - Automated payroll integration - Good value for money

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Nick Braithwaite

Verified Reviewer

Made the finance stuff easier

2015-01-14

Clear Books has helped to cut my accounting costs through one of their partners and has given me a quicker way to see how the business is performing.

Pros

Great UI Nice reports Easy for accountant to use

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KATE MENDOZA

CLEAR BOOKS, ACCOUNTING PARTNER

2016-12-15

It has a nice lay out and good feature selection, and it also has neat invoicing and payroll features.

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Anonymous
Support Team ( company, 11-50 employees)
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Great Piece of Sotfware

2014-12-10

Can access it anywhere anytime as it's online so very convenient when you're on the go a lot. Mobile app a big plus as well.

Pros

- online access - multiple users - free support - good financial reporting - free trial so you don't have to pay anything up front - user-friendly dashboard - mobile app

Cons

- can't think of any just now

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Kerensa Lawes

Find the package very easy to use and any problems I have had have been resolved quickly.

2017-09-12

Pros

Ease to use by a non accountant, common sense view, easy to navigate, can be viewed by others if necessary without having to close the package.

Cons

When you input too many lines in a bill the package can lock and you have to start from scratch, it doesn't automatically save until you press the save button.

Rating breakdown

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Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
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Sharon Petrie

Easy to use and full of useful tools

2017-09-12

Easy to use on a day-to-day basis and great reporting and search functionality.

Pros

It has a great search function, excellent reporting capabilities and the Dashboard provides an excellent top level review of how the business is doing.

Cons

The document templates can be difficult to tailor to your own requirements - however, the support team is amazing.

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Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
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Anonymous
Founder (Internet company, 1-10 employees)
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Useless customer service and disonest business practices

2016-03-22

Did trial back in October but didn't buy the monthly subscription after This March dediced to give it another go and start the paid subscription,and this is when their incompetence started, not only they took 1 monthly payment of £24 but the days after kept taking £24 payments from my account ,3 times totalling £72 was taken (apparently the system decided to back charge on payments since the trial!)

Pros

Product fairly easy to use

Cons

Interface could be improved Customer service extremely slow and pretty much useless Don't give them your card details!

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Time used: Less than 6 months

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Anonymous
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Honestly, I think that this is the best UK online accounting app on the market

2014-12-10

I am not an accountant and I never really got on with Sage but our book keeper is a big fan so we stuck with it, despite being aware of various cloud accounting applications.

Pros

* Brilliant support * UK based * Responsive and reliable * Does everything I need and more * Good pace of new features and improvements

Cons

* A few feature niggles but these are in the improvements queue I believe * It's not immediately obvious that you can try out demo data in your free trial - I had to be told about this by a support person

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Jiri Brezovsky

Verified Reviewer

AAA: Amazing Accounting Application

2014-12-10

Clear Books is not wasting your precious time and that's why I recommend Clear Books as a great online tool that supports your future growth.

Pros

Friendly team Robust yet simple platform All in one package Intuitive interface

Cons

Not that I know of.

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'Glen Goldsmith'

Verified Reviewer

Clear Books a clear winner

2014-12-10

Clear Books is a highly innovative and forward thinking British business that has broken the mould of the established software accounting market.

Pros

Modern cloud based accounting Saves a lot of time Frees up resources Makes accounting easier and more transparent than previously Easily keep on top of your numbers Always innovating and introducing new services Highly collaborative

Cons

I can't think of any!

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Martin Vessey

Verified Reviewer

ClearBooks tools and support

2014-12-11

With a raft of suppliers in the market for Cloud based accounting services, ClearBooks stands out on both simplicity, feature options and when required, the exceptional support team, who work with you to inform and conclude any queries.

Pros

Simplicity, functionality, feature options, help and support

Cons

None found to date

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Nick Levine ACA

Verified Reviewer

Best cloud accounting software on the market. A champion for British businesses.

2014-12-11

The software is intuitive and has a clean interface. In addition, Clearbooks is tailored for the British market which means that the company's product roadmap prioritises changes within the local tax regime.

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Yousef Syed

Verified Reviewer

Excellent Product, Excellent Service, Excellent People!

2014-12-10

It allows me to easily keep my details in sync with my Accountant; generate Invoices, upload bank statements and receipts - everything my small business, needs.

Pros

Simplicity. Clarity. Great Service. Helpful and engaging people.

Cons

It's still no replacement for an accountant; however, they also helped me find one of those, too! :-)

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Andy Maitland

Verified Reviewer

ClearBooks - simply the best

2014-12-10

Having researched the online accounting software market extensively over the past couple of years we took the massive decision in December 2013 to select a preferred online accounts system for our growing accountancy practice.

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Christian Braun

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Moved from Sage and did not look back

2014-12-10

For my last UK business I moved accounting over from Sage to Clearbooks and loved all aspects of it, the pnboarding was great as they were there when we had issued and the operations was super easy.

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Nick Braithwaite

Clear Books Small Business Accounting Software

2010-01-21

If you are a small/medium sized business or an accountancy firm looking to provide your clients with a remote access solution that is easy and simple to use then this is the software for you.

Pros

-Ease of use -Pricing from ¿¿5/month -Import your bank statement and explain the transactions no more having to sit and enter each transaction for hours on end.

Cons

Online only, if you do not have internet access you will not be able to access it.

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Kaziu Gill

Verified Reviewer

Clear Books

2014-12-15

I cannot praise the team highly enough, top class and personable customer service every time. They are very good at listening and delivering.

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Tony Crundell

Verified Reviewer

Clear Books

2014-12-10

Its easy to use for both our clients and ourselves as accountants, is full of useful time savings features and is well priced.....what more could need??

Pros

Easy to use Well priced Good support

Cons

None

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Sam Tipper

Verified Reviewer

Great team

2015-02-02

I'm sure that in a short amount of time, Clearbooks will be the go-to software for businesses large and small.

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Dipak Radia FCMA, CGMA

Verified Reviewer

Bookkeeping software which is value for money

2014-12-10

I recommend it to my clients because it is easy to use, is value for money, has good support and their development team regularly adds new functions.

Pros

Ease of use, Value for money, good support, suitable for most businesses.

Cons

None that I have come across so far.

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