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Accounting Software for Small Business

Easier and more affordable Accounting Software.

Accounting starting at $20/mo

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Try the online accounting software created with the input of business owners & accountants like you.

  • Easy onboarding with startup wizard
  • Import your customers, vendors, trial balance, and Chart of Accounts
  • Create invoices, pay bills, and generate financial reports
  • Free USA-based expert support

Try it free. No obligation, no long-term contracts.

Powerful Accounting Software With Robust FeaturesChoose Between Accounting Basic and Accounting Premium

Accounting Basic

Basic tracking of the money going in and out of your business.
Most Popular Choice

Accounting Premium

All the features you’ll need to track business expenses, money, and invoices.

No robots here. Our expert (and friendly!) support wants to help answer your accounting questions, 9a.m. - 7p.m. EST, Monday - Friday. Whether you call in, chat us, or shoot us an email, rest assured someone will be there for you.

Got room for another app on your phone? Of course not. We’ve designed our software so you can access your account on your phone anywhere—all without the hassle of downloading and updating an app.

Do you work with vendors? You’re a business owner—of course you do! So, you need an easy way to pay those vendors and track payments. Simply select a vendor, enter payment details, approve it, and print paychecks. Add as many vendors as you need … there are no limits (we wouldn’t do that to you!)

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If you paid contractors during the year, don’t forget to take care of the necessary Forms 1099 and 1096. You can create and track as many 1099s and 1096s as your heart desires (we don’t charge extra), all within your account.

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Are you ready to go digital? If you opt into 1099 e-Filing, you can file your forms in our software with just a few clicks (nominal fees may apply). We’ll shoot it over to the IRS and states that participate in the e-Filing program for you!

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The Chart of Accounts is the backbone of your books. You can easily add, track, and manage asset, liability, equity, income, and expense accounts to keep your COA straight from the get-go.

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Are you guilty of losing track of customer invoices? You wear a million and one hats, so it’s OK to admit it … but now it’s time to get paid. Create, send, and track invoices to as many customers as you need.

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Let’s face it—plastic is the new green. Make it convenient for your customers (and you!) by accepting credit card payments. Simply set up a merchant account to get started. You’ll love how easy it is to get paid with the click of a button!

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There’s nothing better than when the money rolls in. Capture the moment by recording payments in your books. Recording payments is easy in your account—simply apply the money you receive to the correct product or service and get back to business to get some more.

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Importing bank transactions and saving your time has never been easier. Connect your bank account or credit card so that all your activity automatically flows into the software. If automatic imports aren’t for you, you can opt to manually record journal entries or upload a file.

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When it comes to your business, every department counts. Break down expenses and income by departments to see what’s making you money and where you need to tighten the belt.

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Our accounting software integrates seamlessly with Patriot Full Service or Basic Payroll.

We know that getting started is half the battle, so we made importing your data from your previous software a breeze. Import Chart of Accounts, trial balance, customers, vendors and contractors, and you’ll be up and running in no time flat.

You know when you made a mistake, but now you don’t have to live with it forever. Go ahead and edit or delete transactions to make things right. We’ll keep track of changes you made in a handy Modified Transactions Report…but it still will be our little secret.

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Have someone else who helps manage your books? This one’s for you. Have a whole crew? No problem. Adding unlimited users to your account is a breeze.

Want to limit the accounting tasks your added users can access? We've got that, too! Simply choose which permissions you would like for each user and voila!

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Let your inner itemizer out to play and add up to 8 levels of subaccounts to further categorize transactions. Adding and nesting subaccounts will give you greater detail to your transactions.

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Some things in life are irreconcilable. Your statements and accounting books shouldn’t be one of them. Compare your statements to your recorded software transactions for any asset, equity, or liability accounts and reconcile those differences.

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Want to give your customers a preview of what their bill may look like? You can do that by creating and sending estimates in your account. And the best part is, you can seamlessly convert it into an invoice when you’re ready with the click of a button—no magic wand needed.

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Do you hear invoices when you’re trying to sleep? The first step to a good night’s rest is to set up recurring invoices. Choose your start and end date, select your frequency, and catch a few ‘z’s.

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Let our software do the nagging for you. Decide when automatic payment reminders will be triggered for customers with past due invoices. So go ahead, give your customer the gentle nudge they need—without having to do it yourself.

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Your business is unique. Your templates should be, too. Keep it professional while also adding some flair. Customize estimates, invoices, and credit memos by picking a template, adding your logo, and selecting an accent color.

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Securely upload files and receipts & attach to any transactions to keep records stored and at your fingertips for easy access.

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Small Business Accounting Software Designed to Make Managing Your Books Fast, Easy, & Affordable

Designed to Save Time

Patriot’s one-click setup settings and data imports will have you up and running in no time.

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Smart Features for Less

All of the features you need to run your business with machine learning and time-saving workflows.

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Quick and Accurate Reporting

Get all of the financial reports you need to keep tabs on your business as it grows.

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Easy Accounting Software, Thanks to the Input of Business Owners & Accountants

Don't have time for spreadsheets and confusing software? We get it. We understand your business is your top priority, but an online accounting system, not so much.

Call us crazy, but we didn’t want to make software you’ll need a weekend seminar to learn. Our cloud accounting software is created with the continuous input of accountants and business owners, like you.

The result is workflows that save you clicks, easy-to-use features, and powerful reports. Want to give your input, too? Go ahead. We’re listening.

The Cloud-based Accounting of Your DreamsRest Easy Knowing the Average Business Can Save Hundreds of Dollars Per Year

Easy start

Want to get up and running at warp speed? We get it. We’ve simplified the onboarding process so you can get started with one-click accounting settings or customize them to meet your needs.

Patented Dual-Ledger Accounting

Our Dual-Ledger Accounting feature makes it easy for you (and your accountant!) to switch between cash-basis, modified cash-basis, and accrual accounting—without messy conversions.

Patriot Smart Suggestion

Our online accounting for small business uses breakthrough machine learning technology to save you clicks and precious time.

Easy & unlimited invoicing

Send and track an unlimited number of invoices to an unlimited number of customers. Sounds like a win-win.

Drill-down financial reporting

See more details about your financial reports without the hassle of leaving the page.

Receive credit card payments

Accounting customers can accept customer credit card payments for open invoices.

Premium Features

Set up invoice payment reminders

Let us do the nagging for you. Automatically send an invoice reminder via email to customers with past due invoices.

Bank account reconciliation

It’s time to put a little harmony back in your books. Easily compare your bank statements and books to spot issues and make changes.


Attention all organizers, outliners, and itemizers, this one’s for you! Add up to eight levels of subaccounts to further categorize transactions and give greater detail to your accounts.

Need help with payroll too?

Explore Payroll Options

Run payroll in under 3 minutes with our easy 3-step process Our payroll is top-ranked for ease of use, value for money, and more!

Accurate Accounting Reports That Make (Dollars and) Sense

Your financial data is just a click away. Because really, who has the time to sort through piles of paperwork anymore?! We've also included some cool extras, like drill-down reporting (so you can get the details you need without leaving the page) and our patented Dual-Ledger Accounting (so you can see the reports in the accounting basis of your choice).

“Gives great reports like P & L's. Great for the novice accountant and seasoned accountant.”

Michael (Courtesy of Capterra)

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Premium Report

Account Reconciliation

Premium Report

Customer Estimates

Check Register

Profit and Loss Statement

Accounts Receivable Aging

Account Trial Balances

Balance Sheet

General Ledger

Unpaid Customer Invoices

Bill Listing

Accounts Payable Aging

Vendor Payment History

Sales Tax Report


Invoice Details

Top Ranked for Functionality, Ease of Use, Customer Support, and the Best Value for Your Money


Before [using Patriot's accounting software], every single year I had a huge stack of receipts that I had to type by hand for my expenses. But now, I sync up my bank account, and it’s all there. It’s a lot easier than a spreadsheet of teeny-tiny receipts and going, “Oh wait, did I put that bill in?”

Rachel Beard, The Harmony Garden Music Center


Patriot has given us the ability to cost code all of our expenses through the accounting software. Without it, I would be spending hours upon hours creating spreadsheets that don’t run reports.

Megan Every, Boss Cider Company


I am currently successfully running payroll and using the accounting program. Both are INVALUABLE services to my business.

Amy, Wonderfully Maid Cleaning


The software is very easy to use. Setup was a breeze. Monthly processing and reporting is quick and detailed.

Josh, Mabloc, LLC


Patriot has saved me a lot of time on payroll and tax documents. This company has really given me a peace of mind and I'm able to focus on other aspects of my business.

Stephanie, Study to Show Learning Academy


The software is simple. The reports are sufficient and easily exported. For a staff of 1-25 or so, you cannot beat the value. I had great experience with their service team. Patriot took us from our first employee up until we had a major expansion and went to 40 employees.

Kevin, Riff Cold Brewed Coffee

Rated an Emerging Favorite by Capterra

Top Rated by Users... We Blow Away the Competitors!

You Got Questions?We Got Answers!

We’ve answered the most common questions so you can start using our affordable, accurate, and reliable accounting software like a pro.

Accounting Premium includes everything in our Basic option, plus added features like bank reconciliation, invoice templates, and much more!

Relax! Our cloud-based accounting software is designed to be easy for small business owners, yet powerful enough for accountants. Our software is simple, and there are plenty of guides, tutorials, and videos built right in if you need help.

Patriot makes it easy. Get started with a free, no-obligation 30-day free trial of Accounting. There are no strings attached—cancel anytime!

If you have questions, call our customer support department for help. We offer free routine support for all customers. You can also find quick answers with our online chat feature or search for answers on your own in our Help Center.

No. You can add (and invoice) an unlimited number of customers through our online accounting software.

If you have Accounting Premium or Accounting Basic, here are the 1099 e-Filing fees:

Number of 1099sFee
1 to 5$20.00
6 to 35Additional $2.00 per 1099
36+No additional charge
Annual e-Filing Fees

For more information, check out our help article, Electronically Filing Your 1099s.

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Discover Just How Easy Managing Your Accounting Can Be Try Patriot’s Online Accounting for Free

Your no-obligation trial includes:

  • Easy onboarding with startup wizard
  • Import your customers, vendors, and trial balance
  • Create invoices, pay bills, and generate financial reports
  • Free USA-based expert support

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