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What Is Zoho Books?

Ensure you get paid on time using Zoho Books invoicing features to send customized invoices and estimates, track payments, send automatic reminders, and more.

Who Uses Zoho Books?

Small and medium businesses, freelancers

Where can Zoho Books be deployed?

Cloud-based
On-premise

About the vendor

  • Zoho
  • Founded in 1996

Zoho Books support

  • Phone Support
  • Chat

Countries available

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Andorra and 224 others

Languages

Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German and 5 others

Zoho Books pricing

Starting Price:

US$20.00/month
  • Yes, has free trial
  • Yes, has free version

Zoho Books has a free version and offers a free trial. Zoho Books paid version starts at US$20.00/month.

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About the vendor

  • Zoho
  • Founded in 1996

Zoho Books support

  • Phone Support
  • Chat

Countries available

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Andorra and 224 others

Languages

Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German and 5 others

Zoho Books videos and images

Zoho Books Software - The Dashboard in Zoho Books contains a list of all the Total Receivables, Total Payables, Cash Flow, Income and Expense, Top Expenses, Projects and more. A easy way to quickly check your key business metrics.
Zoho Books Software - Zoho Books makes invoicing and managing receivables effortless. Send customized statements to your clients and receive payment in multiple currencies with our accounting software.
Zoho Books Software - Zoho Books is integrated with popular payment gateways and provides a hassle-free environment for collecting online payments from your customers.
Zoho Books Software - Fetch your bank transactions, categorize, and reconcile your accounts with ease.
Zoho Books Software - Turn data into information with Zoho Books. View dashboards, reports and charts covering all your receivables, payables, inventory and more. Use your report data to make inferences and create robust, up-to-date business plans.
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Zoho Books video
Zoho Books Software - The Dashboard in Zoho Books contains a list of all the Total Receivables, Total Payables, Cash Flow, Income and Expense, Top Expenses, Projects and more. A easy way to quickly check your key business metrics.
Zoho Books Software - Zoho Books makes invoicing and managing receivables effortless. Send customized statements to your clients and receive payment in multiple currencies with our accounting software.
Zoho Books Software - Zoho Books is integrated with popular payment gateways and provides a hassle-free environment for collecting online payments from your customers.
Zoho Books Software - Fetch your bank transactions, categorize, and reconcile your accounts with ease.
Zoho Books Software - Turn data into information with Zoho Books. View dashboards, reports and charts covering all your receivables, payables, inventory and more. Use your report data to make inferences and create robust, up-to-date business plans.

Features of Zoho Books

  • ACH Payment Processing
  • Accounting Software
  • Accounts Payable Software
  • Accounts Receivable Software
  • Approval Process Control
  • Audit Trail
  • Bank Reconciliation
  • Billable & Non-Billable Hours
  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Budgeting/Forecasting
  • Cash Management
  • Commission Management
  • Compliance Management
  • Consolidation/Roll-Up
  • Contact Database
  • Contact Management Software
  • Core Accounting
  • Cost Management
  • Customer Statements
  • Customizable Fields
  • Customizable Invoices
  • Data Import/Export
  • Data Security
  • Electronic Payments
  • Expense Tracking
  • Financial Analysis
  • Financial Management Software
  • Financial Reporting Software
  • For AEC Industry
  • For Real Estate
  • For Small Businesses
  • General Ledger
  • Income & Balance Sheet
  • Inventory Management Software
  • Invoice Creation
  • Invoice History
  • Invoice Management
  • Invoice Processing
  • Mobile Payments
  • Multi-Currency
  • Online Invoicing
  • Online Payments
  • Payment Processing Software
  • Profit/Loss Statement
  • Project Accounting Software
  • Purchase Order Management
  • Purchase Order Reconciliation
  • Quotes/Estimates
  • Real-Time Data
  • Receipt Management
  • Receivables Ledger
  • Recurring/Subscription Billing
  • Reminders
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Sales Tax Management
  • Supplier Management
  • Task Management Software
  • Tax Calculation
  • Tax Compliance
  • Tax Filing
  • Tax Management Software
  • Third-Party Integrations
  • Time & Expense Tracking
  • Timesheet Management
  • Transaction Management
  • Trust Accounting Software
  • Workflow Management Software

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Reviews of Zoho Books

Average score

Overall
4.4
Ease of Use
4.4
Customer Service
4.2
Features
4.2
Value for Money
4.4

Reviews by company size (employees)

  • <50
  • 51-200
  • 201-1,000
  • >1,001
Rexie
Rexie
Director in UK
Verified LinkedIn User
Automotive, 2–10 Employees
Used the Software for: 1-5 months
Reviewer Source

Brilliant Accounting and Book Keeping software!

5.0 last year

Comments: Great! Not been using it long but it is a vast improvement on functionality and reporting compared to old software.

Pros:

Love the customer portal! Our clients can use self service to manage their account with us and get all their invoice and payment records as well as access to documents like our T&Cs. The invoice generating is very quick and easy with lots of customisation and extra data collecting boxes. The app is reliable and easy to use with lots of functionality too. Retainer invoice function is great for us as we offer clients a promotion to top up their account in advance to receive discounts on future invoices so this works perfectly!

Cons:

There is no auto connection to my particular bank yet so can't connect it all automatically as I did with my previous software however it allows for bulk uploads so you can still reconcile everything.

Alternatives Considered: Xero

Reasons for Choosing Zoho Books: Lack of additional functions and reports weren't as relevant to our needs. Zoho Books came free with Zoho One plan and we were paying for Quickbooks so made sense to cut this cost.

Switched From: QuickBooks Online

Reasons for Switching to Zoho Books: It was included in Zoho One plan

Krishna
Krishna
Human Resources Generalist in US
Verified LinkedIn User
Hospital & Health Care, 5,001–10,000 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

It's an excellent internet service for small businesses

4.0 2 years ago

Comments: In general, Zoho Books is the finest accounting software for start-ups and small businesses. The following functionalities are included in this simple to use application: Assign Shortcuts, Create Quick Reports a UX that is easy to use, Software as a service (SaaS): It's simple to use and integrates well with the rest of the Zoho suite. Updates that arrive quickly and on a frequent basis.

Pros:

As a whole, Zoho Books is an excellent tool for new businesses and organizations. It's an excellent choice. Having everything in one location is a great feature of this book. The reports are highly user-friendly, and the balance is simple to handle. Books has a wide range of features and is well-integrated with the company's other products.

Cons:

When a financial institution makes an update, Zoho Books takes a long time to make the change, making it difficult to keep track of all expenditures. Statement import instructions are out-of-date. Customer service is terrible; no one ever tells you when an issue will be fixed.

Solomon
Project manager in US
Information Technology & Services, 1,001–5,000 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

The Emperor and Eminent Financial Tool for our Company.

5.0 2 months ago

Pros:

The tool send us financial reports and profit as well as loss forms on time. It has the best interface to use for our accounting processes. The most amazing customer service is served to us. Very fast and quick in invoice processing.

Cons:

It has delivered to our expectations and it has never disappointed.

Verified Reviewer
Verified LinkedIn User
Machinery, 11–50 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
Reviewer Source

Basic Invoicing and Overview tool

3.0 2 months ago New

Pros:

It is basic and does not have too many features. It is included in the overall Zoho system.

Cons:

Templates are limited and creating invoices in various languages is problematic to setup.

Mathu
Accountant in India
Verified LinkedIn User
Food Production, 2–10 Employees
Used the Software for: Free Trial
Reviewer Source

Good impressive product.

4.0 4 weeks ago New

Comments: Very much satisfied with this product. I belive it is some thing worth investing.

Pros:

It has got lots of good features and seems very robust. Overall I liked it pretty much. It has got a vast range of invoice templates and is customization seems pretty easy. Also they got their own software for most of the business use cases which could be easily integrated with this one.

Cons:

I had a look at their community page and many of the answers are not quite understandable, which makes me little bit suspicious about their customer support.

Alternatives Considered: Kanak Books

Reasons for Switching to Zoho Books: I didn't coose zoho books over kanakbooks. I just want to give a try of zoho books to see how good is zoho books. Both have very similar interface, but kanakbooks seems more better for smaller businesses with some impressive features and lower cost.