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bespokehosting 08-15-2016 04:33 AM

What accounting software do you use?

Do any of your guys use a dedicated accounting package? If so what, and how does it integrate with WHMCS or whatever front end client billing system you are using?

Interested in hearing peoples experiences.


zomex 08-20-2016 10:05 AM

Hello Dean,

I've always used WHMCS to export transactions/income and then manually workout my expenses. I then compile this data for my accountant who checks and signs off my accounts.

I used Kashflow in the past but I wasn't happy with the integration with WHMCS, it wasn't very reliable.


CDNgine 08-20-2016 11:03 AM

Quickbooks, but never integrated directly in to WHMCS.

bigredseo 09-06-2016 10:11 AM

We used to use Quicken for Business, but never integrated. We just used monthly summary etc. We've also used MYOB, QuickBooks and PeachTree, but for what we needed Quicken for Business took care of things.

JSCL 09-06-2016 12:19 PM

I'm a fan of a good old fashioned spreadsheet using exported WHMCS data.

We have at least five WHMCS instances across various brands and our main business and accountants do all of the magic work based on reports produced.

HostPace 09-07-2016 03:18 AM

We're using WHMCS, It provides all the features & options to manage billing quite easily. We just need to make few settings and it will send the invoices, emails etc. To clients automatically.

WWTSLarry 09-09-2016 11:49 PM

We use WHMCS for the automation and client billing, etc. Then we use Quickbooks for the business financials.

KevinHV 09-24-2016 05:06 AM

We are using WHMCS but now we are building our own billing portal just to freeup from whmcs.

Once that is done we will upload everything on github . So you will be free to make changes according to your need.

valvps 09-26-2016 01:36 PM

We're using WHMCS Is Good

Arcanum 12-28-2016 07:07 PM


I use WHMCS for tracking income from customers in a general sense.. does revenue prediction etc too. I use Quickbooks to track expenses related to the business and running it. Modulesgarden makes a plugin for Quickbooks and WHMCS. I've never used it, but it sounds useful You can find out more about it here.

jeff2600 01-05-2017 05:40 AM

We're using WHMCS to export out transactions and then our accountant takes it from there.

If I remember correctly I tried out Kashflow in the past but didn't really like it.

easyhostmedia 01-05-2017 09:32 AM

i just use a simple spreadsheet that i have set up to do all the calculations for VAT, profit and lose etc.
This is good enough for HMRC purposes, so why spend a fortune on expensive packages

HostNIT 01-11-2017 12:49 AM

WHMCS exports then spreadsheets.

Colombiawebs 01-17-2017 12:35 PM

good day

We use whmcs for the operation of hosting services, streaming, etc.

For accounting we handle, excellent software for Latin America


energizedit 01-18-2017 10:31 AM

If you understand accounting then a good free opensource app is Gnucash.

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