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Comparison between various accounting softwares

Accounting is summarizing, analyzing, and reporting business transactions to omissions agencies, regulators, and tax collection entities. The financial statements used in accounting are a concise summary of financial transactions over an accounting period, summarizing a company’s operations, financial position, and cash flows. Accounting software does numerous accounting and bookkeeping tasks. For example, it stores a business’s related financial information and is often used to perform business transactions, and it functions as an accounting information system.

Q1. What are the examples of accounting software? Few examples of accounting software are:

· Quick Books

· Tally

· Xero

Q2. What are the different modules of various accounting software? The following are the modules of accounting software:

· Billing/ Invoicing Management

· Payroll management system

· ERP Systems

Q3. What are the benefits of accounting software over manual working?

Today’s generation is Online. Upcoming blood use accounting software to ease their work in performing calculations, passing entry manually in registers, and saving their time. Following are the benefits of accounting software:

· To simplify accounts

· To save cost- Investing in software is a one-time expenditure that will be used over the years and will not require any external charge like printing and distributing documents. In addition, the software will store sensitive data in secure and monitored locations.

· It provides transparency- As all the calculations are automated, it is not subject to human error.

· Data security- Accounting systems prevent data from being jeopardized by theft by providing passwords, administration IDs, biometrics and setting up who can view/access the information.

Comparison between Tally, Quickbooks and Xero





Payment model

QB offers a subscription-based payment model

It allows purchasing a tally as a one-off license.

It offers a subscription-based payment model. There are 3 plans, namely Early, growth & established

Internet requirement

There is a need for internet connectivity.

No need for internet connectivity

There is a need for internet connectivity.


Quickbooks is intented at freelancers and small businesses.

Tally better suits enterprise-level organizations.

Xero is aimed at small & medium size business.


Quickbooks are focused on bookkeeping.

Tally is concentrated on more advanced inventory and project management features.

Xero is an easy-to-use platform that is focused on small businesses and their accounting and bookkeeping.

User limit

Quickbooks permits registering a maximum of 25 users.

Tally allows registering an unlimited number of people.

Xero allows registering an unlimited number of people.

Mobile Application

Quickbooks has a mobile app

Tally doesn’t have a mobile app.

Xero has a mobile app, namely XERO TOUCH.

​Mobile Application



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Every accounting software has its special features, benefits & is unique in its way. Any accounting software can be used by anyone from anywhere in the country as Quickbooks, Tally & Xero can be used is available all over the globe.

At Itseki Mercurius India, we assist our clients in bookkeeping, payroll, auditing, taxation, secretarial compliances and preparation of financial statements ensuring compliance with applicable standards. If you have any questions or wish to know more about various accounting softwares, kindly contact us.

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