Blog updated on February 6, 2023
Dear QuickBooks India user,
We hear you, and we’ve always been here for you.
The news of QuickBooks products being discontinued in India from 30 April 2023 came as a surprise to the finance community. As accounting solution providers for over a decade, the Zoho Books team knows the time and effort customers invest into choosing, personalizing, and growing alongside a product.
We understand it’s challenging when you’re left back at square one, but you can count on us to help you power through this transition.
In addition to being a powerful cloud accounting platform that is GST compliant and provides end-to-end accounting, Zoho Books goes above and beyond to manage all your financial operations.
Is Zoho Books the right QuickBooks alternative to migrate to? There’s no better judge than you. Before making your pick, we’d like to address your concerns and show how Zoho Books can help you breeze through this shift.
#1 Fear of learning a new application
Zoho Books’ user interface is interactive, easy to use, and requires no prior experience. So you can now forget about devoting a lot of time to familiarizing yourself with the application.
#2 Migration of data into the solution
Zoho Books guarantees safe import of all your data under the appropriate modules and gets you started right away. If you experience any hiccups at all, our partners, support team, and extensive help resources are always on standby to assist you.
#3 User-friendly, team-friendly, and remote-friendly?
If carrying your cloud accounting solution in your pocket wherever you go is not enough, Zoho Books does more than that. Collaborate across departments and connect with your business contacts anytime, anywhere. As a bonus, Zoho Books can also be switched to your regional language for more convenience. (Currently available in Hindi; more to come.)
#4 The cost-to-efficiency ratio of the application
Zoho Books comes with a straightforward pricing plan with no hidden costs, making it one of the best investments for your business. Zoho Books offers a forever free plan for small Indian businesses (with revenue <25 Lakhs per annum). Also, if you’re a GST-registered business and have an annual turnover of less than ₹1.5 crores, you can sign up for Zoho Books from GSTN and access the free plan.
#5 Keeping my business GST compliant at all times
The ever-changing Indian tax laws and government mandates need no introduction. Zoho, a registered GST Suvidha Provider, powers Zoho Books as a unified compliance platform. From GST compliance and direct GST filing to generating e-invoices and e-way bills and maintaining an audit trail, with Zoho Books, your business adheres to all government mandates without hassle—at all times.
#6 Managing my banking and accounting platforms side-by-side
We believe businesses of all sizes should experience the benefits of a unified accounting and banking platform. Zoho Books effortlessly integrates with HSBC Bank, ICICI Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Yes Bank, and Standard Chartered Bank, among others. So you can now easily auto-match your bank feeds, initiate vendor payments, GST payments, and cross-border payments; monitor your bank feeds; and more—all directly from Zoho Books.
#7 Finding a trusted financial advisor for my business
If your business requires expert financial guidance or opinions, you can always find help within Zoho Books’ advisor program. Find a community of experienced accountants, bookkeepers, and financial advisors that you can choose from within Zoho Books’ fraternity to help you out.
#8 My data privacy is all I think about
So do we! We strongly believe that your data strictly belongs to you and you alone. Zoho Books safeguards your data with IP restrictions, two-factor authentication, SSL, and more security measures. Your data can only be accessed by the users that you authorize, and you can benefit from multi-level accessibility and activity logs. Learn more about Zoho’s privacy and security policy.
#9 So is Zoho Books like QuickBooks India?
No. It is better. Our homegrown cloud accounting solution is here to stay and delivers all the core accounting features with GST compliance. You will find unique features like customer and vendor portals, transaction approvals, advanced automation, and customization that makes Zoho Books stand apart.
We hope this addresses all the concerns that you might have. If you have any more queries, we promise to hear you patiently and assist you in any way possible. Get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.org
With love for accounting and dedication to serve your business,