FreeAgent Pricing, Features, Reviews & Comparison of Alternatives

FreeAgent Reviews

FreeAgent

UK online accounting software for small businesses

4.43/5 (23 reviews)
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Say hello to your business’s new best friend. FreeAgent’s online accounting software brings everything together, from invoice and expense management to VAT, payroll and self assessment tax return filing. Any changes you make automatically update your accounts, giving you complete visibility of your income and expenses and showing your real-time profit position.

It is easy to get things done quickly with FreeAgent on your smartphone, tablet or laptop - add expenses after your lunch meeting, send invoices on the train, check your profits in the park. Spend less time sitting down to do the admin and more time focusing on your business.

You can easily collaborate with your accountant or business adviser in your FreeAgent account whilst working remotely. There are also an unlimited number of users permitted for each account - you choose who to give access to, and what permissions they have.

All of the data in your FreeAgent account is backed up several times an hour to our secure server so your data is safe and sound. We use 256-bit SSL technology to encrypt your data, the same encryption as banks.

There is a team of dedicated Support Accountants available to answer any queries about your FreeAgent account. The team also host regular individual Getting Started sessions to make sure you’re all set up correctly, as well as a series of webinars taking you through all of the features of FreeAgent.

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FreeAgent Reviews (23)

Most positive review

 Perfect Companion for Accounting

I was introduced to Freeagent by my accountant, Balance Accountants. My business needs are met very easily with Freeagent, I have a small company which is Residential Care and Home Care business. The cloud base system allows my accountant to access my work and I'm able to have meetings with bank ...

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Reviewed 31st of August, 2015 by

Most critical review

 Exceptionally Poor Customer Support 
Vendor responded

I originally found Freeagent around three years ago. I was very excited when I found I could use Freeagent through "My Business Works", a service offered by Barclays, at a reduced rate - except nobody decided to make it clear support is outsourced to "My Business Works" - perhaps the most key ...

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Reviewed 18th of September, 2015 by

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FreeAgent Pricing

Starting from: £19.00/month

Pricing model: Subscription

Free Trial: Available (No Credit Card required)

Pay as you go every month or pay annually and get 12 months for the price of 10.

All plans include as many users, clients and projects as you want, at no extra cost.

The first 30 days are free and no credit card is required. There are no set-up fees of any kind and you can easily cancel your account at any time.

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Key Features of FreeAgent

  • Send estimates and proposals
  • Beautiful Invoice templates
  • Automatic bank feeds
  • Simple payroll
  • Expense tracking & management
  • Fill & file your self assessment straight to HMRC
  • Tax timeline so you never miss a deadline
  • Corporation tax forecasting
  • Time Tracking
  • Submit VAT return in one click
  • Project management
  • Give your accountant access
  • Multi-currency invoicing
  • Payment links on invoices
  • Overview dashboard
  • Profit and Loss statements
  • Balance Sheet
  • Referral Scheme
  • Recurring invoices

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Specifications

Intended Users
Freelancers, Small Business
Devices Supported
Android, iPhone-iPad, iPhone, Linux, Mac, Windows, Web-based, Mobile Web App
Supported Countries
Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, United States
Supported Languages
English
Support Options
FAQs, Knowledge Base, Online Support, Phone Support, Video Tutorials

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Benefits

Getting started is easy
* FreeAgent is cloud-based so there is no software to download/install
* You can have unlimited users and unlimited transactions on your account
* Friendly, experienced Support Accountants are available to answer any queries on using FreeAgent and host Getting Started webinars and one-to-one calls


Main Features
* Create beautiful, customisable invoice with payment links so your customers can easily pay you online
* Chase up late-paying clients with automated invoice reminders and send thank you emails once an invoice has been paid
* Simply snap a pic of an expense receipt with your phone and upload it into your account
* Enter timeslips or use the built-in stopwatch to accurately record every last minute of your time as you work
* Intuitive design makes it quick and easy to keep on top of day-to-day bookkeeping



UK version
* Export key tax dates from FreeAgent to your calendar so you can always stay on top of what you owe the taxman and when you owe it
* Fill and file your Self Assessment tax return if you're a sole trader or limited company director
* See your forecasted Corporation Tax liabilities with the unique FreeAgent Tax Timeline
* Submit your VAT return directly online to HMRC from FreeAgent in a simple click
* FreeAgent supports the UK’s VAT flat rate scheme, and calculates VAT on either an invoice or cash basis



US Version
* FreeAgent supports Sole Proprietor, Partnership, Limited Liability Company and C-corp and S-corp business types
* Supports 1040 Schedule C worksheet for sole proprietors
* Custom sales tax rate for invoice and estimate items


Universal version
* Supports sales tax reporting
* You can define your sales tax rate and there is also support for compound sales taxes (second sales taxes that are worked out on an amount including a first sales tax)


Integration

FreeAgent continually collaborates with other businesses to add new apps that bring all of your business admin together. For example, your PayPal, Dwolla and GoCardless payments can all be updated in your accounts automatically through FreeAgent's integrations.

Who is FreeAgent For?

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Security and privacy

Encryption

No
Encryption of sensitive data at rest
Yes
HTTPS for all pages

Access control

Yes
Multi-factor authentication options

Data policy

Yes
Data backup in multiple locations/GEO regions
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