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Migrating from QuickBooks Desktop to Sage Business Cloud Accounting (Sage One)

May 27, 2021

QuickBooks Desktop Discontinued – Sage Business Cloud Accounting as an alternative accounting software 

As QuickBooks Desktop (QBD) stops operating on 31 January 2023 at midnight, all QBD users need to find another accounting software before this deadline. If you decide QuickBooks Online is not the right option for you, you could explore Sage Business Cloud Accounting. 

Sage Business Cloud Accounting is a cloud-based program commonly used by small to medium-sized businesses to process financial information. Just like QuickBooks, it offers core accounting functionality at a good value. 

Why Sage Business Cloud Accounting is a good alternative for QuickBooks Desktop 

QuickBooks and Sage accounting software are quite common among small but fast-growing businesses. However, they differ where QuickBooks focuses more on bookkeeping and accounting services while Sage adds project management services to the two functionalities. 

When you move to Sage accounting from QBD, you will benefit in the following ways: 

  • Free trial with no obligation: Sage offers a free trial where you can test the accounting system for free without submitting your credit card details. You can use this offer to understand if the Sage accounting system meets your needs. 
  • Payment processing: With Sage, you can accept payments from clients through their built-in online payment processing system. 
  • Project management functionality: Sage allows different teams to collaborate on a single project. It also has no limit to the number of collaborators working on the same project. 
  • Customised Invoices and quotes: Sage allows you to send unlimited invoices and quotes to your clients. You can tailor these invoices by adding your business’s logo to them – amongst other customisations. 

Moving/ Converting to Sage Business Accounting from QuickBooks Desktop 

Switching from an accounting system you are familiar with to a new one can be challenging. However, if you designate the migration process to a specialist, preferably with an accounting background – the transition will be smooth and seamless. 

Spondoo has a team of specialist migration accountants and software developers with QuickBooks to Sage Conversion expertise. Our team can help you with the migration process – and ensure a smooth and successful transition and implementation.  

QuickBooks to Sage Conversion support – contact accounting software migration experts 

Are you lost on where to start? Email us at or call 02033 259 341  – we will be happy to help you switch your accounting software and provide you with additional advice and guidance. 


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