FreeAgent vs. Wolters Kluwer Vero

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
FreeAgent
Score 8.4 out of 10
N/A
FreeAgent is an cloud-based accounting system designed for small businesses and freelancers. FreeAgent supports many core accounting features and bank reconciliation, payroll, tax management, project level accounting, and multiple currency support. It is mobile-accessible, and integrates with many apps.N/A
Wolters Kluwer Vero
Score 9.0 out of 10
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Wolters Kluwer offers Vero Admin and Vero Count, tax & accountancy service management solutions. Vero Admin is a modular suite with CRM, document management, and other tools for SMEs. Vero Count is a modular accounting package for SME accountants.N/A
Pricing
FreeAgentWolters Kluwer Vero
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
FreeAgentWolters Kluwer Vero
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Community Pulse
FreeAgentWolters Kluwer Vero
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Features
FreeAgentWolters Kluwer Vero
Payroll Management
Comparison of Payroll Management features of Product A and Product B
FreeAgent
8.6
13 Ratings
14% above category average
Wolters Kluwer Vero
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Ratings
Pay calculation8.012 Ratings00 Ratings
Benefit plan administration8.56 Ratings00 Ratings
Direct deposit files8.92 Ratings00 Ratings
Salary revision and increment management8.86 Ratings00 Ratings
Reimbursement management8.78 Ratings00 Ratings
Customization
Comparison of Customization features of Product A and Product B
FreeAgent
6.3
12 Ratings
12% below category average
Wolters Kluwer Vero
-
Ratings
API for custom integration4.59 Ratings00 Ratings
Plug-ins8.011 Ratings00 Ratings
Security
Comparison of Security features of Product A and Product B
FreeAgent
8.5
14 Ratings
8% above category average
Wolters Kluwer Vero
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Single sign-on capability9.013 Ratings00 Ratings
Role-based user permissions8.013 Ratings00 Ratings
Reporting & Analytics
Comparison of Reporting & Analytics features of Product A and Product B
FreeAgent
7.5
21 Ratings
1% below category average
Wolters Kluwer Vero
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Dashboards9.019 Ratings00 Ratings
Standard reports9.019 Ratings00 Ratings
Custom reports4.410 Ratings00 Ratings
General Ledger and Configurable Accounting
Comparison of General Ledger and Configurable Accounting features of Product A and Product B
FreeAgent
8.8
23 Ratings
17% above category average
Wolters Kluwer Vero
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Ratings
Accounts payable8.018 Ratings00 Ratings
Accounts receivable8.020 Ratings00 Ratings
Cash management9.018 Ratings00 Ratings
Bank reconciliation9.019 Ratings00 Ratings
Expense management8.022 Ratings00 Ratings
Time tracking9.017 Ratings00 Ratings
Fixed asset management8.611 Ratings00 Ratings
Multi-currency support10.08 Ratings00 Ratings
Multi-division support9.05 Ratings00 Ratings
Regulations compliance8.78 Ratings00 Ratings
Electronic tax filing10.019 Ratings00 Ratings
Self-service portal9.011 Ratings00 Ratings
Journals and Reconciliations8.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Inventory Management
Comparison of Inventory Management features of Product A and Product B
FreeAgent
7.4
4 Ratings
5% above category average
Wolters Kluwer Vero
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Ratings
Inventory tracking7.72 Ratings00 Ratings
Automatic reordering8.21 Ratings00 Ratings
Location management4.51 Ratings00 Ratings
Manufacturing module9.11 Ratings00 Ratings
Order Management
Comparison of Order Management features of Product A and Product B
FreeAgent
8.1
13 Ratings
9% above category average
Wolters Kluwer Vero
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Pricing8.19 Ratings00 Ratings
Order entry6.82 Ratings00 Ratings
Credit card processing8.25 Ratings00 Ratings
Cost of goods sold9.13 Ratings00 Ratings
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FreeAgentWolters Kluwer Vero
Small Businesses
Dext Prepare (with Receipt Bank)
Dext Prepare (with Receipt Bank)
Score 9.1 out of 10
Dext Prepare (with Receipt Bank)
Dext Prepare (with Receipt Bank)
Score 9.1 out of 10
Medium-sized Companies
Accounting Seed
Accounting Seed
Score 8.3 out of 10
Vertex
Vertex
Score 8.4 out of 10
Enterprises
Oracle Fusion Cloud ERP
Oracle Fusion Cloud ERP
Score 8.1 out of 10
Vertex
Vertex
Score 8.4 out of 10
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User Ratings
FreeAgentWolters Kluwer Vero
Likelihood to Recommend
9.0
(23 ratings)
9.0
(1 ratings)
Usability
9.1
(4 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Availability
8.9
(5 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Performance
9.1
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Product Scalability
8.2
(1 ratings)
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(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
FreeAgentWolters Kluwer Vero
Likelihood to Recommend
FreeAgent
For micro and small business it is a great solution. The new requirements for MTD for landlords could also be met with this software. Groups and more complex businesses could not use the accounts and tax returns features, however they still could use it for bookkeeping and then export the data to other tax and accounts production software.
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Wolters Kluwer
For everyday bookkeeping and tax keeping, it is well suited and very easy to customize to your personal needs. I really enjoyed the AP functions, some of which I had not had the pleasure to use in other ERPs, like keeping track of payments and as well as being able to create both automatically and manually, payment services.
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Pros
FreeAgent
  • Accounting! As you'd expect. Makes it much simpler andmore cost effective. In-coming and out-goings are recorded and assigned to projects and accounts. My accountant can access my books and reconcile so much more easily than trawling through spreadsheets.
  • Time billing - time spent on projects/client work is recorded and is ready to be invoiced as required. Saves so much time and prevents inaccuracies.
  • Invoicing - again, it should do this well and it does. Non payment reminders are automatic and clients have no excuses for not knowing the status of their account.
  • Account dashboard - gives me an instant overview of the health of the business (am I on track to meet my yearly targets) and my accounts.
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Wolters Kluwer
  • Tax Book Maintenance
  • Easy, automated accounting processes
  • Ability to toggle between several key areas within the company
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Cons
FreeAgent
  • Reporting on financials, time tracking and project status is a little poor. It's adequate for what what we need, but would be great to see more advanced features.
  • API is quite closed so cannot integrate with our other project management tools.
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Wolters Kluwer
  • Provide with the option to create a manual backup.
  • Improve overall help center.
  • Provide an online chat service for clients.
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Usability
FreeAgent
I spent nearly two decades in IT and am happy to say that FreeAgent's user interface is one of the best interfaces I have ever used.
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Wolters Kluwer
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Reliability and Availability
FreeAgent
Based in a cloud and never had any issues with down time. I can access from any device
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Wolters Kluwer
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Alternatives Considered
FreeAgent
I have used and tested out many other systems. I was looking at Xero for my accounting system but at the time I chose FreeAgent because of the way it handles the recording of dividends and the inbuilt time recording. The others I trialed were good and many of them cheaper. FreeAgent best suited my requirements at the time.
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Wolters Kluwer
Wolters Kluwer is definitely more user-friendly however, it does not have the option to work on the cloud (at least in my case) and cannot handle vast volumes of data as well as Sage Intacct.
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Return on Investment
FreeAgent
  • Professional and uniform offering providing great confident customer service. My clients love it, whether they use it a little or a lot. It's a great piece of software - while sophisticated, it's straightforward to use.
  • Time saving and efficient use of my team's time. Being able to easily share and compare work / tasks.
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Wolters Kluwer
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