VT Accounts Suite vs Taxfiler

Enterprise_Warrior
Enterprise_Warrior Yorkshire & HumberFMAAT, AAT Licensed Accountant Posts: 78
Hi Everyone

I have been looking at getting some software to prepare accounts and came across VT Accounts Suite which is pretty good for the price but it does not allow you to file returns with it. I then came across Taxfiler which allows you to file returns and it produces accounts as well. The only downside to it is that it is not a bookkeeping package like VT but you can download the VT Cashbook for free.

Seems pointless to buy them both but was wondering what other people have done?

Thanks

EW
FMAAT, AAT Licensed Accountant and CIMA finalist

Comments

  • Enterprise_Warrior
    Enterprise_Warrior Yorkshire & HumberFMAAT, AAT Licensed Accountant Posts: 78
    The accounts look pretty decent through the demo site. Still has all the tagging etc.
    FMAAT, AAT Licensed Accountant and CIMA finalist
  • Enterprise_Warrior
    Enterprise_Warrior Yorkshire & HumberFMAAT, AAT Licensed Accountant Posts: 78
    May do both then. Know of any any good PM software also?
    FMAAT, AAT Licensed Accountant and CIMA finalist
  • Enterprise_Warrior
    Enterprise_Warrior Yorkshire & HumberFMAAT, AAT Licensed Accountant Posts: 78
    How much are they? Couldn't find a price on Firmzen before.
    FMAAT, AAT Licensed Accountant and CIMA finalist
  • Enterprise_Warrior
    Enterprise_Warrior Yorkshire & HumberFMAAT, AAT Licensed Accountant Posts: 78
    Thanks
    FMAAT, AAT Licensed Accountant and CIMA finalist
  • burg
    burg Experienced Mentor GloucesterModerator, FMAAT, AAT Licensed Accountant Posts: 1,441
    Tax filer is good for tax but in my opinion awful for accounts.
    I'm not a fan of VT as it doesn't fit with my way of working but it's better than taxfiler. VTT+ is good though

    For PM I recommend Glide. Like most PM software it takes some setting up but it works really well. Prices start at £39 + VAT per month.
    Regards,

    Burg
  • Enterprise_Warrior
    Enterprise_Warrior Yorkshire & HumberFMAAT, AAT Licensed Accountant Posts: 78
    Thanks Berg.

    Any decent ones for around £15 a month? Don't have enough clients to justify that price.
    FMAAT, AAT Licensed Accountant and CIMA finalist
  • MarieNoelle
    MarieNoelle Trusted Regular Hampshire/Surrey borderModerator, MAAT, AAT Licensed Accountant Posts: 1,433
    With 15 clients do you really need PM software? A good excel spreadsheet may be enough until your pratice grows and you can justify investing in proper PM software?
  • Enterprise_Warrior
    Enterprise_Warrior Yorkshire & HumberFMAAT, AAT Licensed Accountant Posts: 78
    Perhaps. It's just annoying that you can get cheap tax and accounts software but not PM.
    FMAAT, AAT Licensed Accountant and CIMA finalist
  • TreadStone
    TreadStone Feels At Home AAT Licensed Accountant Posts: 280
    edited April 2017
    Capium does PM software @ £25mth for up to 100 clients.

    I don't use it though having only trialled the CapiSign app within it which I liked.
  • Bertie
    Bertie West Midlands Registered Posts: 376
    Spreadsheet - sort by date. Perfect.
    MarieNoelle
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