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FreeAgent - accounting made simple!

About 6 months ago I swapped accountants - I had a pretty good, fully online accountant but was introduced to FreeAgent - did the free 30 day trial and was hooked - it did everything my accountants system did but better, much better....oh and soooo much cheaper, £100 a month cheaper! It handles Payroll, Salary, VAT, NIC, Invoicing, Expenses, Bank Account...the lot (my personal fav is the Out-of-Pocket iPhone app that lets you submit expense claims direct to your FreeAgent account!)

Of course I immediately used this saving to justify an iPad purchase, but that aside and six months on I can totally recommend FreeAgent. I still have an accountant, a new one, KPF Accountants - these guys are FreeAgent experts - and are really just there to get your Company Year End accounts in order...which they have just done...which makes me happy!

So to celebrate and spread the FreeAgent & KPF love for a great cost effective accounting solution (& referral discounts all round!) I thought I'd let you know about it. A FreeAgent account is about £25/month, £45/month through KPF (which includes your company year end processing PLUS the FreeAgent account)....and the excellent FreeAgent referral program offers 10% discount to both you and me if you use the "I heart FreeAgent" badge (or this link) on the right sidebar of this blog.

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Nic Wise said…
James, if you want to try out mobileAgent (http://goo.gl/sRsf and on iTunes: http://goo.gl/IuBU ) and have a US iTunes account, drop me an email (nic.wise @ that google mail thing) and I'll send you over a code... (I can't do it for UK ones, sadly - iTunes limitation)

And if you have it, but are not using it, and want to share why (so I can make it better): same email address :)

Cheers

Nic
James Simmonds said…
Hey Nic,

Thank you very much for the offer! (I'm in the UK) - I did notice your app and nearly purchased it about a week ago. "Nearly" because I realised I have pretty static timesheet requirements and the app would need to have a weekly/batch feature (reading a review comment suggested it didn't have this).

Just had another look and it's got more features than I first thought - I really just need expenses (ATM), and uploading an image of the receipt is a MUST for me - from the screenshots it doesn't look like it does this?

So - weekly/batch timesheet and expense image upload and you have a winner and I'll happily hand over my coins for it! I'm sure that's on the roadmap though!

Great job with it so far.

Cheers,

James

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