To keep track of the bookkeeping can be a good software package you will save a lot of time. There are several paid accounting programs on the market but fortunately, there are also free alternatives.
Would you prefer no new computer program use, but your accounting just in Excel to keep doing it? Also there is a solution for making it easier for you. The company Donkelaar Administrations and Advice which is located in Enschede and Westervoort offers a free Excel template to enter your accounts.
In the first tab you can enter general information about your company such as name, VAT number and the beginning balance of your business account. In the following pages you can per month your income and expenses to track. In the last tab you get a summary of the totals of all months, the data to use for your sales tax and explanatory notes.
Ten Donkelaar Administrations offers four different Excel accounting templates. The difference between them is the VAT rate used.
Of course you need to use this program or a program installed on your computer that Excel can open files. If you have not yet then you can free download from our overview of free spreadsheet software.
Excel accounting program has the following options:
Speedbalance offers the possibility of the balances (“balances”) is a fast way to calculate. The producer wants to be self-employed, small businesses, foundations and associations easy-to-use software offering that, without or with minimum accounting knowledge, to professional results.
The user can choose from four accounting applications; of a simple Cash book into the Double entry with multiple currencies, depending on the profile of the activity and any needs/requirements.
An extensive and ever-updated documentation of tutorials, examples, models of accounting records, and a handbook free online, gives the user a step-by-step guidance, both in the start of the accounting department and in the daily work.
Speedbalance has the following options:
GnuCash is a free and open source accounting program. The software is also available in Dutch and is suitable for home users and SME organizations.
The software is not only suitable for Windows but also for Linux and Mac OS.
GnuCash has the following characteristics:
FrontAccounting is an open source accounting program for small and medium sized enterprises. FrontAccounting should be on a private server room to be installed and is then used via any browser.
The appearance of the program is somewhat old-fashioned, but the software is actively developed. When you use this accounting software first just want to try it out before you download and install then you can get a free test account creation on the site of the developers.
FrontAccounting has the following characteristics:
WinBank is a Dutch program designed for individuals to help manage their finances. With this program you can store all your personal income and track expenses.
To swift financial data to add can bank transfers from all major Dutch and Belgian banks to be imported (including Rabobank, ING, ABN AMRO and SNS).
This program is very useful for private persons are the special modules for, among others, water-, gas-, electricity -, and fuel consumption. This can, for example, you to the penny precisely calculate what your car and use it costs you per month. With the module for mutual funds, you can the performance and efficiency of your investments follow. This data can be represented visually using tables or graphs.
WinBank has the following characteristics:
Anyone who has to deal with a private company knows that a good financial administration is necessary in order to understand your business opportunities. Accounting programs, however, are often complicated and very expensive in purchase and maintenance. osFinancials is developed as free and user-friendly alternative.
osFinancials is not difficult to use because it is made for everyone. It is licensed under the GNU/GPL, it is easy to install, manage, and is especially stable.
osFinancials has the following characteristics:
Download and install one of the versions programs Accounting for Windows 10 (x32, 64 bit, 86).
Devices: Desktop PC, Laptop (ASUS, HP, DELL, Acer, Lenovo, MSI), Ultrabook
OS 32, 64 bit: Professional, Enterprise, Education, Home Edition, vesions: 1507, 1511, 1607, 1703, 1709, 1803, 1809