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What accounting software do you use?

Dec 7, 2016 | 22:13 1 Recently incorporated, and need to upgrade from using spreadsheets. online for a monthly fee seems to be the big push, but I'd far rather buy it once than pay forever. I also see genuinely free software. What do you use, and does it really matter? Will not be doing taxes ourselves anymore, just record keeping. Reply With Quote
Dec 7, 2016 | 22:38 2 Agexpert Reply With Quote
Dec 8, 2016 | 05:53 3 AgExpert Reply With Quote
Dec 8, 2016 | 05:54 4 AgExpert Reply With Quote
Dec 8, 2016 | 07:09 5 What you mean the shoebox method is dead? Reply With Quote
Dec 8, 2016 | 08:52 6 Previously Simply. Now Quickbooks, happy with the change. Used AgExpert for a while and may be slightly better than quickbooks but I wasn't going to pay the annual fee. Reply With Quote
blackpowder's Avatar Dec 8, 2016 | 08:54 7 The shoebox alive here. My accountant spoils me. He gets to decide which column.
Besides, I'm a paper slob. Reply With Quote
Dec 8, 2016 | 08:57 8 Ditto blackpowder, 30 column journal does the trick! Reply With Quote
fjlip's Avatar Dec 8, 2016 | 09:07 9 AgExpert since 1999. Accountants very happy with how easy the info is to work with. I costs us less . Also just incorporated, getting ready for 2017. We will still do our personal taxes. In AgExpert, you will have another enterprise set up and keep all accounts separate from personal. Have you been long time partnership ABfarmer5 ?
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Dec 8, 2016 | 10:39 10
Quote Originally Posted by fjlip View Post
AgExpert since 1999. Accountants very happy with how easy the info is to work with. I costs us less . Also just incorporated, getting ready for 2017. We will still do our personal taxes. In AgExpert, you will have another enterprise set up and keep all accounts separate from personal. Have you been long time partnership ABfarmer5 ?
No, not long time partnership, I see that issue come up on here, but it wasn't a concern to our accountant, should it have been? Reply With Quote
Dec 8, 2016 | 11:33 11 Ag Expert for years now Reply With Quote
Dec 8, 2016 | 12:31 12
Quote Originally Posted by AlbertaFarmer5 View Post
Recently incorporated, and need to upgrade from using spreadsheets. online for a monthly fee seems to be the big push, but I'd far rather buy it once than pay forever. I also see genuinely free software. What do you use, and does it really matter? Will not be doing taxes ourselves anymore, just record keeping.
Hello AlbertaFarmer5. We have a free trial version of AgExpert Analyst available for you to try anytime. We would be more than happy for you to contact us and see how we may be able to assist you.

1-800-667-7893

https://www.fcc-fac.ca/en/tools-and-....html#OVERVIEW Reply With Quote
farmaholic's Avatar Dec 8, 2016 | 12:47 13 We use AgExpert as well, it is all encompassing if you want it to be. We don't even use it to it's full potential. We could get by with something alot simpler and easier.

I guess it depends on how intense you want your book keeping to be. But I would say it is a Cadillac(Escalade, tweety)accounting program. Reply With Quote
AgrivilleAdmin's Avatar Dec 8, 2016 | 17:51 14 Here is a video from Farm Credit Canada on AgExpert software.

kobayasd provided a link and telephone number above - Farm Credit Canada provides excellent service as well.



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iceman's Avatar Dec 8, 2016 | 18:52 15 Partnership is the only ship which doesn't float.

Iceman out Reply With Quote
Dec 8, 2016 | 19:07 16 Agexpert for 20 years. Once u set it up your flying. Annual fee of about $300 if u want current updates. Reply With Quote
Dec 8, 2016 | 19:35 17
Quote Originally Posted by MBgrower View Post
Agexpert for 20 years. Once u set it up your flying. Annual fee of about $300 if u want current updates.
I started using when it was Settler(Regina company) a lot more Expensive now that FCC bought it. I no longer pay annual fee.
You could pay if You decide an update is needed(not sure why they make updates- maybe to Justify their high annual fee) Reply With Quote
fjlip's Avatar Dec 8, 2016 | 21:41 18
Quote Originally Posted by AlbertaFarmer5 View Post
No, not long time partnership, I see that issue come up on here, but it wasn't a concern to our accountant, should it have been?

According to accountants we talked to, it is much simpler and cheaper plus you get twice the capital gains exemption. All recommended the partnership first. Reply With Quote
Dec 10, 2016 | 09:57 19 We like AgExpert, working well. Reply With Quote
joedales's Avatar May 19, 2017 | 08:50 20 Is there any additional farm financial information to make the book keeping and accounting more valuable that you would like to see? Reply With Quote
Jun 27, 2018 | 04:37 21 Any online accounting software will do the job. But you can manage it if you know ms excel and access very good. Among some good accounting software for firming there are QB,ZipBooks, gnucash etc..
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