LessAccounting Features

LessAccounting

Accounting software for small businesses

4.5/5 (24 reviews)

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ACH Payment Processing
API
Accounting
Accounts Payable
Accounts Receivable
Accrual Accounting
Activity Tracking
Asset Accounting
Automatic Billing
Bank Reconciliation
Billing & Invoicing
Billing Portal
Bookkeeping Services Integration
Budgeting/Forecasting
CPA Firms
Cash Management
Client Portal
Collections Management
Contact Database
Contact Management
Contingency Billing
Core Accounting
Customer Statements
Customizable Invoices
Customizable Templates
Data Import/Export
Data Visualization
Electronic Payments
Estimating
Expense Claims
Expense Tracking
Financial Analysis
Financial Management
Financial Reporting
Fixed Asset Management
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Fund Accounting
General Ledger
Hourly Billing
Inventory Management
Invoice Creation
Invoice History
Invoice Management
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Nonprofits
Online Invoicing
Online Payments
Payment Processing
Payroll Management
Profit/Loss Statement
Project Accounting
Project Billing
Projections
Purchase Order Management
Quotes/Estimates
Receipt Management
Recurring/Subscription Billing
Reminders
Reporting & Statistics
Reporting/Analytics
Revenue Recognition
Sales Tax Management
Spend Management
Tax Calculation
Tax Management
Third Party Integrations
Time & Expense Tracking
Timesheet Management
Visual Analytics
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ACH Payment Processing
API
Accounting
Accounts Payable
Accounts Receivable
Accrual Accounting
Activity Tracking
Asset Accounting
Automatic Billing
Bank Reconciliation
Billing & Invoicing
Billing Portal
Bookkeeping Services Integration
Budgeting/Forecasting
CPA Firms
Cash Management
Client Portal
Collections Management
Contact Database
Contact Management
Contingency Billing
Core Accounting
Customer Statements
Customizable Invoices
Customizable Templates
Data Import/Export
Data Visualization
Electronic Payments
Estimating
Expense Claims
Expense Tracking
Financial Analysis
Financial Management
Financial Reporting
Fixed Asset Management
For Government
Fund Accounting
General Ledger
Hourly Billing
Inventory Management
Invoice Creation
Invoice History
Invoice Management
Invoice Processing
Mobile App
Mobile Payments
Multi-Currency
Nonprofits
Online Invoicing
Online Payments
Payment Processing
Payroll Management
Profit/Loss Statement
Project Accounting
Project Billing
Projections
Purchase Order Management
Quotes/Estimates
Receipt Management
Recurring/Subscription Billing
Reminders
Reporting & Statistics
Reporting/Analytics
Revenue Recognition
Sales Tax Management
Spend Management
Tax Calculation
Tax Management
Third Party Integrations
Time & Expense Tracking
Timesheet Management
Visual Analytics
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LessAccounting Feature Reviews

24 reviewers had the following to say about LessAccounting's features:

Brad B.

Less accounting review

2020-08-27

With the exception of invoicing and reporting.

Pros

Expense tracking, account reconciliation and project tags

Cons

We still use fresh books for our estimates and invoicing and then need to import them into less accounting.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Weekly

Likelihood to recommend

8/10
Source: Capterra
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Shirin E.

Verified Reviewer

Nimble, easy to get into and can expand as your business grows

2021-07-12

It's flexible, allows tagging for understanding areas of expense and income and allowed us to know what to report to various state and local agencies for revenue.

Pros

Even large, known name brands aren't as easy to use as this and some of them even lack recurring invoicing. Less Accounting had this as far back as 2010.

Cons

Would love to see a mobile app in the future.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
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Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
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Rachelle C.

Perfect for Business Owners who don't

2020-05-08

It's been a great tool that has allowed me to send invoices and proposals to my clients, see whether the invoices have been opened, import bank / Paypal transactions automatically, seamlessly categorize my transactions, and pull all the reports I need!

Pros

The way the software is set up allows someone who has ZERO experience in accounting or bookkeeping to get started right away with their bookkeeping!

Cons

I feel like features can be added for users who want to further personalize their bookkeeping in terms of more technical accounting, but keeping things simple seems to be effective in ensuring that the software can be picked up by anyone to start using it right away.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 6-12 months

Frequency of use: Weekly

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
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Sundeep M.

Impressive for small and non-complex businesses

2018-03-18

Generating reports for financial statement preparation for client's year-ends

Pros

Good value for money for smaller, non-complex organizations as it provided the financial reports that you will desire

Cons

Would also be beneficial if you could have more control over your invoices under this software.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: Less than 6 months

Frequency of use: Monthly

Likelihood to recommend

8/10
Source: Capterra
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Bobbie D.

More features for your money

2020-09-30

Staff and support teams are all first rate!

Pros

I absolutely hate accounting, but love this product!

Cons

Honestly, this provides everything I need, including a time tracker for my hours, which integrates with invoicing.

Rating breakdown

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Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Weekly

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
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Jacob K.

LessAccounting helped me grow my business

2020-08-04

It has saved me time in invoicing clients and has saved me valuable time during the dreaded tax season.

Pros

LessAccounting has helped me focus on what I do best by keeping my finances organized. The invoicing feature is also a HUGE help in collecting payments from clients quickly and easily.

Cons

Integration with my bank and my most commonly used services was easy to set up.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 6-12 months

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
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Melissa O.

M Olson review - Less Accounting

2020-08-07

Always friendly, prompt, kind and very knowledgeable customer service. Very happy as a customer!!

Pros

Easy to use with banking integration, report generation, manual journal entries, saves time, more coherent and user friendly than Quickbooks, current update has a nice modern feel to it.

Cons

Would like to be able to further categorize 'Other Income' as I have separate streams of income that need to be separated for tax return purposes, and internal tracking.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
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Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Weekly

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
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Cynthia R.

The Customer Support on this Easy to Use Accounting Software is Outstanding

2020-03-18

Most recently they rewrote the recurring invoices piece to allow for searching recurring invoices after I asked for that.

Pros

Very easy to to use and am able to quickly complete my invoicing and bookkeeping.

Cons

On the Bank Statement Reconciliation under Reports, I would like to be able to collapse accounts down and then open them to reveal all of the Statements as I need to.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
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Olga Z.

Great experience

2021-09-25

Great experience. Highly recommended.

Pros

User friendly interface, exceptional customer support, functionality coverage, robust reporting facility

Cons

We’ve been using this software for a year. So far it completely satisfies our needs and expectations.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 1-2 years

Frequency of use: Weekly

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
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Mimi D.

Easy-Nice-Clean

2020-08-27

Pros

Easy to implement and a lot of nice features added. The dashboard gives better picture of the numbers and with one click you can switch to different business and transactions.

Cons

Limited invoice templates and sometimes the invoice links are not working, so I need to resend the invoices.

Rating breakdown

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Customer support

Time used: Less than 6 months

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
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Francisco S.

Using it for 8+ years and going...

2020-03-19

Great support from [SENSITIVE CONTENT HIDDEN].

Pros

I like that it has everything I, pretty much, nothing I don't.

Cons

Perhaps I would like better integration with the editable areas of the invoices/proposals.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Monthly

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
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Craig H.

Verified Reviewer

Everything you need, nothing you don't

2020-05-09

LessAccounting helped me get my business' financial affairs in order.

Pros

The intuitive interface made getting started a breeze, and importing my banking information was super easy.

Cons

Nothing, it's very easy to use and the support is great.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 1-2 years

Frequency of use: Weekly

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
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Colin C.

Simple bookkeeping

2019-03-20

Pros

It's incredibly easy to use with a clean and approachable UI. Since finance isn't my specialty, it's nice to see a software that understands that.

Cons

But, for freelancers or small entrepreneurs who don't need anything too crazy, it should fit the bill.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features

Time used: Less than 6 months

Frequency of use: Weekly

Likelihood to recommend

8/10
Source: Capterra
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Maria B.

Verified Reviewer

A simple and easy accounting.

2018-08-13

Pros

As the name suggests this can be used by the people who knows less accounting. This software can be used by small businesses and entrepreneurs who don’t want to spend more time for book keeping.

Cons

Because their tools are simple and easy to use so this can be used for simple accounting purposes.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 1-2 years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

8/10
Source: Capterra
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Katie L.

Verified Reviewer

Didn't do what I wanted it to

2018-11-22

Great idea, good service when I got them my statements, but ultimately the frustration of needing to export and re-export my own statements manually led me to seek another solution.

Pros

What I liked best about it was that someone else would help me keep my books up to date and on track. When my bookkeepers had my information, they were fast and accurate.

Cons

On several occasions, the LessAccounting team was unable to work with the file I provided and I needed to go back and re-export. I understand some of this was my own fault, but the fact that it couldn't be automated in my situation frustrated me.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 1-2 years

Frequency of use: Monthly

Likelihood to recommend

3/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No

Response from LessAccounting


Thank you so much for your feedback, Katie. We've made great improvements over the last 2 years, which made banking connections extremely stable. Also, expanded banking integration to 1000s of local banks and other financial institutions. Lastly, we're now a full service bookkeeping and accounting firm providing services from tax filing to strategy and financial planning.

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Raylene G.

Very easy to list my individual jobs and earnings

2021-09-26

So much less complicated and time consuming than Quickbooks and other accounting programs I've used.

Pros

I don't have to click on alot of individual categories to get where I need to enter my information.

Cons

I'd like to see more details in itemizing my personal inventory

Rating breakdown

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Customer support

Time used: 1-2 years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

9/10
Source: Capterra
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Ben W.

Longtime customer

2021-01-05

Pros

Came for the automation (at a time when it was uncommon), stayed for the customer service

Cons

Doesn't integrate with some newer platforms.

Rating breakdown

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Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Monthly

Likelihood to recommend

6/10
Source: Capterra
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Bill Z.

New Look Of Software

2020-08-30

Your software is always easy to use.

Pros

The new look and all the things of importance all on the home screen is a great improvement.

Cons

at this time I can't find anything that I would ask you to improve on.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

7/10
Source: Capterra
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Brian E.

Better Alternative to Quickbooks

2020-09-11

I'd say very positive. I would much rather use Less than Quickbooks.

Pros

I've used Quickbooks and Zero in the past, but Less Accounting is just simpler to use and manage.

Cons

Nothing really. The interface used to be a bit old, but they updated it so now it's very nice.

Rating breakdown

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Ease of use
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Customer support

Time used: 1-2 years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
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Jason M.

Verified Reviewer

An Easy To Use Accounting & Invoice Software For Small Businesses

2016-04-02

I was eager to leave and knew about Less Accounting. Their tool was easy to use and quick to transition to.

Pros

It is easy to use, and a simple program.

Cons

Their tools are simple, so you may find it limiting if you have more complex accounting needs.

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Time used: 6-12 months

Source: GetApp
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ROBERT M.

Great for Keep Track of Small Business Accounting

2019-07-20

Very happy that I had it.

Pros

Easy to use, customer service is very attentive.

Cons

The account synching and auto-categorizing always seemed off.

Rating breakdown

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Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Weekly

Likelihood to recommend

8/10
Source: Capterra
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Response from LessAccounting


Thanks so much for your feedback, Robert. We've recently integrated with a new banking partner, which made the bank connections very reliable.

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Paule G.

LessAccounting Review

2019-10-28

Pros

CSR's expertise resolving a problem accessing our account

Cons

There is nothing to say as I received all the attention we needed to solve a problem

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Monthly

Likelihood to recommend

9/10
Source: Capterra
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Anonymous
A verified reviewer
Verified Reviewer

Great accounting software

2018-04-09

Pros

This software does all the math heavy lifting for you so you dont really have to be a math person to accounting

Cons

this software has very limited functionalities versus other ones in this class. If you can afford more buy a better one

Rating breakdown

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Features

Time used: Less than 6 months

Frequency of use: Weekly

Source: Capterra
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Lara E.

Used to be great, but...

2019-04-17

Which accounts are failing to sync?

Pros

I love the automation in downloading statements. For years it worked nearly flawlessly.

Cons

Frankly, less accounting is no longer meeting my needs.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Monthly

Likelihood to recommend

2/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No

Response from LessAccounting


Thanks so much for taking the time to leave us your feedback, Lara. It was immensely helpful.

Over the past 12 we've made a lot of progress as a company.
Our platform was enhanced with a new banking integrator, which made all the bank connection very stable. Our customer support and bookkeeping team has doubled in size and we now handle most customer requests within minutes - 20 hours a day 7 days a week.

We're now a full service bookkeeping and accounting firm specializing on bookkeeping, tax filings, tax planing and strategy and budgeting.

Our goal is to make our clients succeed by save $$$ on taxes and freeing up their time to work on their business.

Please do not hesitate to contact us in case of any questions.

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