Our mission is to support the people who are having a go in small business by providing advanced, easy to use accounting software and professional, affordable taxation services.

Join thousands of users who are using Free Accounting Software. We have recently launched a desktop version of Free Accounting Software. Users of the cloud version please click here to go to the cloud website.

There are now 2 versions of Free Accounting Software. A desktop version and a cloud version. The cloud version will be upgraded soon an relaunched as BAS OFF.

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 built for micro businesses with 0-4 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. The existing cloud software is packed full of features and it's got everything that any small business would ever need:
  • Cloud - stores data on our secure servers
  • Multi user, multi business
  • Electronic lodgements direct to the ATO, including BAS, PAYG, TFN and more
  • Payroll, with automatic award calculations
  • Customised invoices and accounts receivable
  • Inventory with automatic FIFO calculations
  • Financial reporting
  • Advanced account reconciliations
Note: This software will soon be upgraded and relaunched as BAS OFF.
BAS OFF logo
Coming soon. BAS OFF is a cloud accounting software for businesses that want to take their accounting to the next level.
It's suitable for businesses with hundreds of employees, but can also be used by micro business and sole traders. It aims to be easy to use but also packs in heaps of features:
  • Cloud - stores data on our secure servers
  • Multi user, multi business
  • Electronic lodgements direct to the ATO
  • Payroll - Single Touch Payroll (STP)
  • Advanced account reconciliations
 

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

Features

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 you can watch the video tutorials, call us on 1300 113 733 or email support@freeaccounting.com.au we are happy to help.

Taxation, Bookkeeping and Payroll Services

Most of our users do their own bookkeeping. However, when it comes to tax it's more complicated and it's often best to rely on the help of an expert. As a Chartered Accounting practice and registered tax agent we can help you out with your taxation and accounting needs.

Payroll is another specialist area that is often complex and time consuming. Even if you only have a small payroll it can take a lot of time to keep up to date with all the rules and regulations and process all the paperwork including pay slips, superannuation, tax withholding and payment summaries. Our payroll service does that all for you leaving you free to get on with improving your business. Read more at our Small Business Payroll Services website.