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Score 8.6 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

Abacus, by Emburse

Abacus is great for smaller companies that need to automate expense management. It is a very user-friendly system that makes it easy for all employees to understand without any training. We have heard of issues with their AMEX program. Companies that have tens or hundreds of corporate AMEX cards should likely explore other options
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tallie, from Emburse

Tallie is well suited for those that utilize Bill.com or another of its compatible integrations. Small businesses to medium-sized corporations can (fairly quickly) leverage Tallie. Tallie would be less appropriate for organizations that already lean heavily on Salesforce, NetSuite, or Workday -- Concur or Expensify might be more suitable options.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Abacus, by Emburse

  • It allows you to organize expenses into specific trips and categories.
  • It allows our business to track expenses across organizational departments and understand how we are spending money.
  • It is aligned with our expense policy, so we know when expenses are within or outside our policy guidelines.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tallie, from Emburse

  • Very intuitive - liked how it was convenient to use when uploading receipts and liked how it would attempt to figure out what was on it so it could pre populate the required fields.
  • The ability to add multiple categories and subcategories for where your purchase falls in the organization was super helpful when keeping organized.
  • Mobile app to upload receipts on the fly has helped increase the amount of folks remembering to submit their receipts.
Christine Austin | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Abacus, by Emburse

  • When you upload a receipt to abacus it would be great to port in the information from the receipt to the text fields.
  • It would be good to have a more automated way for Abacus to integrate in with other payroll systems.
  • It would be nice to have more levels of permissions, e.g. manager level, administer level and employee level.
Jennifer Paxton | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tallie, from Emburse

  • Tallie suggests it is able to read receipts and place them into the correct category, but I find myself updating these sections each time I upload a receipt. The system should be updated to read multiple receipts.
  • Tallie sometimes rejects photos if they are not specific enough. This can be frustrating since it is sometimes difficult to upload receipts quickly while on the road. However, this rejection is not a common occurrence.
  • More often then not, Tallie's emails go to my junk folder. Tallie should work on their spam count for Outlook.
Danielle Armour | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Abacus, by Emburse

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Tallie, from Emburse

Tallie, from Emburse 7.0
Based on 1 answer
Tallie is a functional and reliable method of reporting expenses, though it's integrations and old-looking mobile application UI are drawbacks
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Abacus, by Emburse

Abacus, by Emburse 9.2
Based on 18 answers
I have never had to contact Abacus support and have not heard stories from any of my colleagues having to do so either. Our accounting department stresses the ease of Abacus and has not voiced any concerns with the software or the product support team or the product support process.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tallie, from Emburse

Tallie, from Emburse 9.6
Based on 16 answers
As a user of Tallie, I have never needed any support to use it. It is simple, logical and needs no training to use. As a company, I don't think we need any ongoing support but I believe the setup process, which they guided us through a year ago went well.
John Watson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Abacus, by Emburse

I have never used anything like Abacus but I can't imagine a product that offers more value than this does. It allows you to categorize the expense, which will show where we are spending the most money as a company. It keeps a great record of past expenses and the status (if one was not approved, you will see where it says "denied", by whom, and there will usually be a reason provided so that you know how to correct it).
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tallie, from Emburse

Tallie stacks up well to Concur. In terms of ease of use, Tallie wins by a landslide. However, when it comes to deeper functionality and integrations into other systems within the business, Concur definitely wins there. So, Tallie is easier for more simple purposes, while Tallie works for more complex organizations.
Scotty Hunt | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Abacus, by Emburse

  • Makes expenses very transparent and easy to approve. Receipt uploaded, time, who was involved, where (geolocating), and under what category the expense and reimbursement should be pulled from (customer service, sales, product, engineering teams, etc.).
  • No negatives! Other than random bugs, this app worked amazing for our company!
Alexa Terry | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tallie, from Emburse

  • Tallie has allowed us to better control and forecast our cash flow, since we can faster process expense reports
  • For our billable employees, we have more accurately billed our customers, since we have better insight into travel expenses
  • We estimate we now save 10ish hours per month on the entire expense reporting and reimbursement process
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Tallie, from Emburse

Pricing Details

Abacus, by Emburse

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Abacus, by Emburse Editions & Modules

Edition
Abacus$51
  1. Per User per Month
Additional Pricing Details

Tallie, from Emburse

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Tallie, from Emburse Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

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