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Markus Melton | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 7 out of 10
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This tool has enabled us to customize our invoices due to which we easily get our payments. We do not have to put reminder but through its online payments option we are at ease. We are capable of carrying the quotations in very short span of time, because necessary information about the client has been already stored in its memory we just pick up and get started. Not only are we dealing efficiently in invoices but now we submit our bills through its banking finance services.
Score 8 out of 10
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I found Zoho Books to be more intuitive and user friendly. I also appreciated that it is cloud based, unlike the versions of QB I had used in the past. So our team was able to work remotely when needed, which was especially helpful during a pandemic.
Score 10 out of 10
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Cloud vs. desktop, this and the fact that Zoho Books syncs with our other Zoho apps were the most pressing reasons for switching to Zoho Books. As mentioned previously, we consider our accounting software to be an integral part of doing business efficiently, and we can now do that considering our systems are all integrated.
Score 9 out of 10
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We are moving from Quickbooks to Zoho Books at the moment, and overall our finance department is very happy with the change. It has decreased our days outstanding on invoices, increase our billing speed and allowed us to capture some expenses on projects we otherwise were missing, increasing our overall revenue. The integration with the rest of the Zoho suite is also great.
Mike Koolwijk | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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We had a lot of problems with Exact Online, support-wise and price-wise. So Zoho Books wins on every point there. While Exact offers way more options, it tends to be really slow... and complex. Again Zoho Books wins.

If you want an easy-to-use tool and not pay a lot of money, or if you are a small administration office with a few clients, this tool will be perfect for you.
Score 7 out of 10
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It does stack up quite well, particularly against QBO, but Xero is a little more flexible with regards to the customisation of reports and integration with other systems. Price-wise, Zoho Books is very attractive and would likely be more popular if it could work well outside its own CRM brand.
Cedric Haynes | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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Easier to integrate with other Zoho apps. It’s also customized for mobile use making it easy to use wherever I am. I can get real-time updates on payments while in the field via the mobile app. The software is customizable and adaptable so I can easily make it fit various business needs.
February 13, 2020

Zoho Books Review

Score 9 out of 10
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I believe it is way easier to use, has more robust features, seamless integration with other Zoho apps like CRM, Projects, etc. is super useful and has saved a lot of time. Streamlining this process has been easy, and the end result is better reporting, improved decision making and management, as well as automation. We had a hard time managing all the features we needed with alternatives. Overall, great value for money.
Score 10 out of 10
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  • QuickBooks Online is much harder to use than Zoho Books. We found that Zoho Books was easy to train staff, and the online help is excellent.
  • Qickbooks Desktop is endlessly buggy, requiring frequent IT support calls and a dedicated server for multi-user access.
  • Online payments for QuickBooks was expensive compared to Zoho Books.
Daniel Coburn | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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[QuickBooks and Zoho] are very comparable until you open your wallet. While they are both neck-and-neck with one another in features, QuickBooks does have the integration advantage. There are many more platforms that integrate with QB than Zoho Books. But Zoho has so many other software tools that they do integrate with, it really becomes a non-issue if you are fully on the Zoho platform.
Mehdi Aherraki | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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The very easy to read dashboard, the clear categorization, the customization features, the easy learning curve and the seamless integration with other Zoho products (that we use a lot and frequently) are for our company the reasons why we favored Zoho books over other bookeeping solutions. The pricing also was a big factor in our decision.
Miguel Useche | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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I love the price/quality ratio of Zoho Books, and it's an awesome application to handle all your accounting, inventory, and buying processes. It's simple to use so the company doesn't have to spend too much time and money on training new employees.

Their API and Webhook technologies lets you do some custom processes that further increases the value of Zoho Books and lets your organization grow even more. You can automate many tasks and communicate with custom made internal applications.
Nathan Sichilongo | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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  • QuickBooks
Zoho Books was an easy choice for us because of the features and smaller learning curve. Most of our staff have been able to come in and learn how to use it within hours versus the days it used to take to learn QuickBooks. Also being online, we are able to have real-time stats and analysis within Zoho Books from anywhere anytime.
Scott French | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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Quickbooks is the standard. ZOHO Books will give it a run for its money. Your accountant may not like the fact that you switch over to Zoho Books, but since it's completely web-based, you are able to give them access to your account easily.
February 03, 2018

Zoho - mobile & efficient

Wesley Johnson | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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The main difference here was the time tracking functionality that goes to a project specific nature. We do multiple projects with the same client and need to be able to split our time amongst those different projects for the purpose of reporting and invoicing.
December 28, 2017

Zoho Books is zoNo to me

Marc Charette | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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Zoho Books is plain clunky. It does integrate with their CRM and other apps and that was why I had been attracted to it. But if you are in Australia, be very careful if you are moving from Zoho invoices. You won't get transferred data to the Australian platform and you will have a mess on your hands. They really don't do a good job of helping you transition.
Ramin Sultanov | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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  • QuickBooks
One of the best business decisions we have made in our company is getting Zoho Books. Customer service is really really fast. If you have a problem or questions they will get to you within minutes and they are constantly improving the application and listening to our feedback and each time is better and better.
Stephen Lalla | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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It's cloud based and AccountEdge wasn't at the time we needed it, a cloud based app. Zoho Books updates come automatically which makes it real convenient. Pricing was comparable and with AccountEdge it seems we were having frequent networking issues when being used by multi-users. With Zoho Books we've never had any issues with multiple people using the system at the same time.
March 28, 2015

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Brandy Perez | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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We made the switch from Quickbooks to ZohoBooks because of the CRM integration. Though Zoho Books has proven to be less hectic and less of a search when it comes to finding the needed features. In other words, its very user friendly! Everything is set up in a very simple, easy to use way.
Score 10 out of 10
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In comparison, Zoho is about the same price but comes with a lot more customizable fields. There are other solutions that feed right in and make it so there is only one place you need to go to get a full picture of your business and what you need to do to keep it running smoothly.

Zoho Books Scorecard Summary

Feature Scorecard Summary

Customization (1)
58%
5.8
API for custom integration (14)
58%
5.8
Security (2)
68%
6.8
Single sign-on capability (19)
76%
7.6
Role-based user permissions (22)
60%
6.0
Reporting & Analytics (3)
80%
8.0
Dashboards (23)
70%
7.0
Standard reports (21)
80%
8.0
Custom reports (1)
90%
9.0
General Ledger and Configurable Accounting (9)
67%
6.7
Accounts payable (22)
71%
7.1
Accounts receivable (22)
71%
7.1
Cash management (22)
65%
6.5
Bank reconciliation (21)
65%
6.5
Expense management (22)
68%
6.8
Time tracking (15)
62%
6.2
Multi-currency support (14)
73%
7.3
Regulations compliance (13)
62%
6.2
Self-service portal (16)
69%
6.9
Inventory Management (2)
68%
6.8
Inventory tracking (13)
68%
6.8
Automatic reordering (8)
67%
6.7
Order Management (4)
67%
6.7
Pricing (19)
61%
6.1
Order entry (18)
70%
7.0
Credit card processing (19)
69%
6.9
Cost of goods sold (18)
66%
6.6

What is Zoho Books?

Zoho Books is an accounting solution that is designed to help small businesses manage their finances. This solution includes dashboards and a wide variety of reports. Business users can automate tasks and set up custom workflows.

The vendor offers a 14 day free trial.

Zoho Books Features

General Ledger and Configurable Accounting Features

  • Supported: Accounts payable
  • Supported: Accounts receivable
  • Supported: Cash management
  • Supported: Bank reconciliation
  • Supported: Expense management
  • Supported: Time tracking
  • Supported: Multi-currency support
  • Supported: Regulations compliance
  • Supported: Self-service portal

Inventory Management Features

  • Supported: Inventory tracking
  • Supported: Automatic reordering

Order Management Features

  • Supported: Pricing
  • Supported: Order entry
  • Supported: Credit card processing
  • Supported: Cost of goods sold

Reporting & Analytics Features

  • Supported: Dashboards
  • Supported: Standard reports

Customization Features

  • Supported: API for custom integration

Security Features

  • Supported: Role-based user permissions
  • Supported: Single sign-on capability
  • Supported: Multi-factor authentication

Additional Features

  • Supported: Mobile Apps - iOS, Android, Windows and also iPad and Windows Surface app
  • Supported: Recurring transactions like invoices, estimates and bills
  • Supported: Automated workflows - Setup triggers for instant mail notification and field updates in the invoice, estimates, sales order and credit note modules
  • Supported: Zoho CRM Integration - A powerful combination of accounting and crm information is available to users to manage end-to-end customer relationship

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Zoho Books Pricing

More Pricing Information

SaaS Editions Pricing
Pricing DetailsTerms
Standard$15Per Organization/Month, Billed Annually
Professional$40Per Organization/Month, Billed Annually
Premium$60Per Organization/Month, Billed Annually
Free$0For businesses with turnover <50K USD per annum

Zoho Books Technical Details

Deployment TypesSaaS
Operating SystemsUnspecified
Mobile ApplicationApple iOS, Android, Windows Phone
Supported CountriesUnited States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, India, UAE, South Africa & Global edition
Supported LanguagesEnglish, Dutch, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Italian, Netherlands, Chinese, Japanese, Swedish

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Zoho Books's best feature?

Reviewers rate Standard reports highest, with a score of 8.

Who uses Zoho Books?

The most common users of Zoho Books are from Small Businesses and the Information Technology & Services industry.