Ask PEX Card: What should I look for in accounting software?

There are a number of options for accounting software. There are extensive accounting programs that cost thousands of dollars or smaller programs like QuickBooks that cost hundreds. There are even smaller software developers that come up with solutions to particular accounting issues and offer them as free shareware. All these options have pros and cons that are worth considering.

Generic accounting software may be cheaper, but industry specific software can be more useful. Here are some places to go to compare accounting software, both free and available for purchase, to find the best fit for your business’ needs:

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