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Old 05-15-2017, 12:26 PM   #1
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Suggestions for accounting

I'm seeking accounting app option or a good invoicing. I believed I 'd be more successful finding something that was free. It appears like every software that advertises as a free app isn't truly free. I 'm at least looking for a nice looking invoice template that I can use to create invoices for my customers, if I can't find an invoicing app that's free. If I can find something for a word processor that I do not have to pay for that would be best. Please, don't urge invoice templates from programs that cost money, like Microsoft products.


Once I find something good I will make sure to pay it forward in others and in this newsgroup.



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Re: Suggestions for accounting

I would pay for a decent accounting software instead of spending my time and effort to reinvent the wheel. I have use QuickBooks and believe it is economically priced and versatile, especially when compared to the time and money you would have to put into a custom app.

However, have you looked at any of the various Northwind database templates? It might have some invoicing capability. Can download from MS template library. In Access2010 > File > New > Business > scroll to the bottom.

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Re: Suggestions for accounting

Thanks for the tip. I'll take a look!

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Re: Suggestions for accounting

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I 'm at least looking for a nice looking invoice template that I can use to create invoices for my customers, if I can't find an invoicing app that's free.

Yes you are right man. I didn't find any software full free yet. Not even any app. A few app only give some of its options for free and charges for the premium account. Previously I used QB but quit as it was a pricey solution for me. Then for invoice template I started to use ZipBooks. I am not telling you that its a full free software but most of its options are still free. So it may helps.

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Re: Suggestions for accounting

You won't find a full accounting package for free.

However, have either of you checked the free templates supplied with Access 2010 onwards e.g. Time & Billing Database template

This is the default invoice report which can of course be customised



Whilst I'm sure its not fully featured, it should get you started
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Re: Suggestions for accounting

FYI: There are some good free and open source accounting systems.

Here's one: http://openmiracle.com/
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Yes you are right man. I didn't find any software full free yet. Not even any app. A few app only give some of its options for free and charges for the premium account. Previously I used QB but quit as it was a pricey solution for me. Then for invoice template I started to use ZipBooks. I am not telling you that its a full free software but most of its options are still free. So it may helps.

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Good idea! I will try it.



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