There are now 2 versions of Free Accounting Software. A desktop version and a cloud version.

Easy to use accounting software for micro businesses.
  • Simple worksheets for Sales, Purchases, Payroll.
  • Single Touch Payroll compliant.
  • BAS lodgement.
This is for businesses that need to keep good accounting records for BAS lodgements and payroll with Single Touch Payroll (STP) but just want to do it in the quickest and easiest way possible.
This software is designed for micro businesses with lower number of employees and lower transactions volumes. Although there is no set limits.
This is the third major version of Free Accounting Software so it's called FAS 3 Desktop.
Since 2004 we have been leaders in cloud accounting software. Recently our cloud software has been relaunched as
BAS OFF logo
  • Cloud - stores data on our secure servers
  • Multi user, multi business
  • Electronic lodgements direct to the ATO, including BAS, STP, TFN and more
  • Payroll - Single Touch Payroll (STP)
  • Automatic payroll award calculations
  • Customised invoices and accounts receivable
  • Inventory with automatic FIFO calculations
  • Financial reporting
  • Advanced account reconciliations
The old Free Accounting Software
This version of our cloud accounting software has been relaunched as BAS Off.

Some of our qualifications and associations

Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand logo

Free Accounting Software is a Chartered Accounting Australia and New Zealand practice.

As a Chartered Accounting practice we are a competent and experienced team of professionals.

We are specialists in supporting micro businesses, assisting with bookkeeping and BAS lodgements, tidying up ledgers and providing practical accounting advice when you need it.

SBR Partner logo
The Commonwealth, the States and Territories and their agencies do not endorse or accept any liability for this product. You must satisfy yourself that this product is suitable for your requirements.

SBR is the business to government electronic lodgement channel. Whilst many businesses are only now just moving to SBR, we've been lodging using SBR since 2011.

Free Accounting Software can lodge:

  • Single touch payroll (STP)
  • Business Activity Statement (BAS)
  • PAYG Payment Summary and TFN
  • Tax Returns
  • and more
Registered Tax Agent logo

Free Accounting Software is a registered tax agent. Our taxation services are designed to provide you with the support and advice that you need.

Our taxation services include advice and support throughout the year not just tax return preparation at year end.


Video - Free Accounting Software - Desktop - Payroll


Free Accounting Software is very advanced software. Just because it's free doesn't mean it lacks features. Features include:

  • Accounts Receivable
  • Accounts Payable
  • General Ledger
  • Payroll
  • Easy to Use
  • Customisable PDF Documents
  • Multi User
  • Online Access From Anywhere

Plus electronic lodgement of many commonly lodged documents using SBR including:

  • Activity Statements (BAS)
  • TFN Declarations
  • PAYG Payment Summaries
  • Taxable Payments Annual Report (TPAR)
  • Company Tax Returns
  • Partnership Tax Returns
  • Trust Tax Returns
  • SMSF Tax Returns

Easy to Use

Free Accounting Software is easy to use. There is no training necessary. Simply join and start using it! If you get stuck please watch the video tutorials, and have a go at fixing it. If your still stuck please email or call us on 02 8999 1531 we are happy to help although please understand that we have limited time available.