Why FreeAgent is the perfect online book-keeping system for freelancers and contractors

If you’re a freelancer or contractor operating through a limited company it’s really important that you have a decent system for keeping on top of your company finances including your invoicing, expenses and tax positions.

Over the last few years quite a few ‘cloud’ based book-keeping systems have come on to the market including Xero, Kashflow, Sage One, Quickbooks and our favourite, FreeAgent.

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All of these systems have their places – for example if you are running a small growing business or startup then the powerful reporting functionality of Xero is worth considering (see our article: FreeAgent vs Xero – but in our view FreeAgent is the perfect system for freelancers and contractors as it is easy to use but also has all the key features needed.

FreeAgent is an Edinburgh based company which started back in 2007 and importantly it has been designed by non-accountants which means it has a really clean and simple user interface.

As accredited FreeAgent accountants we have outlined below a few reasons why we love this system:

If you are in two minds about then we would suggest you take advantage of their 30 day free trial so you can try it out for yourself.

Article written by John Falcon, JF Financial. Accountants for Freelancers, Contractors and Small Businesses