Alternative to Freshbooks Accounting for Ireland

Freshbooks Accounting Alternative Review
Bullet V’s Freshbooks Clear & Simple One Pager

More than 6,000 businesses use Bullet to a manage their business

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Bullet is a simpler alternative

See why you’re better with Bullet.

Hi there.

Looking at online accounting products for your small business? Looking for alternatives to Freshbooks Accounting or other competitors?

We want to make the decision as easy as possible, so we’ve put together some info that’ll help you decide which option is best for you.

Below, you’ll find information to help you compare Bullet and Freshbooks Accounting, including value features, Freshbooks customer experiences, and a simple English FAQ.

We hope it helps ?

Freshbooks, a value high-level comparison

Top 4 main reasons not to go with Freshbooks Accounting.

High Level – Issues with Freshbooks Accounting
It’s €480 a year, that’s expensive. It’s probably the poorest value solution out there.emoj
It’s not an accounting product, Freshbooks is an invoicing tool with some reports.emoj
They use snail mail support, no free instant chat support.emoj
Freshbooks was started in 2003 and still looks busy and dated.emoj

Bullet, fast, simple, free accounting

Bullet will save you €510 while doing your full accounts for you, saving you more in end of year tax returns.

Full Accounting solution not an expensive invoice tool.

# Designed to reduce your tax automatically,  with no accounting knowledge.

# From freelancer to agency, Bullet is simple, fast and free.

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Don't pay Freshbooks €510 so they can speak to you

Starting a business is an anxious time don’t let Freshbooks capitalise on that. Where’s the community love.

# Get an answer to any question with in under 8 minutes

Stop searching Google for an answer you’re not sure is even right.

# Why pay Freshbooks so they can talk to their customers, when you can get it free with Bullet.

Things you can do in Bullet but not in Freshbooks

Here is a concise list of all the valuable daily tasks you need to be able to completely run your company that Freshbooks Accounting doesn’t offer and Bullet Accounting does.

High Level – Issues with Freshbooks bullet small business accounting logofreshbooks small business accounting logo
Freshbooks is €480 a year for an invoicing tool.happy emojiemoj
Freshbooks is not a full accounting product so expect extra accounting fees.happy emojiemoj
Freshbooks doesn’t provide the full reporting needed to run a business.happy emojiemoj
Freshbooks was started in 2003 and it’s UI reflects that.happy emojiemoj
Basic reconciliation feature meaning you can’t match your accounts fully.happy emojiemoj
Poor and limited reporting, more end of year costs.happy emojiemoj
You can’t create credit notes, leaving audit gaps in your accounts.happy emojiemoj
You’ll probably need another accounting product on top of Freshbookshappy emojiemoj
Features are lots of clicks away, making it hard to use.happy emojiemoj
Usage limits and price trips everywhere.happy emojiemoj

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“Bullet is a no brainer
it just does everything beautifully”

All your questions about Bullet V’s Fresbooks

Don’t forget you can talk to us about anything with our instant chat

How is Bullet 100% free

We’ve no V.C. debt and charge for add on applications, like payroll.

Are they really that clunky

Lots of canteen blue & links to click. We like white, & 2 clicks to anywhere.

I don't want to learn accounts

Bullet built all the accounting logic into our workflows, you’ll never ever need to learn accounts.

I just want to do invoicing

You can just use Bullet’s invoicing, it’s super simple, but powerful.

Can I run an agency on this

Sure we’ve lots of 20+ people agencies on Bullet & they love it.

They don't reduce my tax bill

No by not having mileage & other workflows Freshbooks ends up losing you money.

Why Freshbooks expensive

They started in ’03 you could charge €510 a year then, now it’s for V.C. debt.

I'm told to track my minutes

Don’t devalue your skill to minutes. Charge in quarter days, value your time.

More accounting fees

Bullet does all the heavy lifting. Freshbook lets the accountant fees do that for you.

See how much Accounting Software costs

Here is a list of all the accounting software you’re probably going to review. We’ve put together a table of costs to help you make that decision.


The Real Costs of OthersYearly Cost
Alternative to Excel accountingNo backup, no accounting rules built in, high risk of error€120
Sage-Ireland-Accounting-alternativeSlow Customer Service Support, no workflows that know the accounting logic€300
Alternative to Xero accountingComplex, designed for accountants, €35 pm plus additional accountant fees€420
Alternative to Freshbooks accounting€45 per month for a bloated invoicing app, raised some money, under pressure€480
Big Red Book Accounting alternativeOffline, old-fashioned software, requires knowledge of accounting terms€499
Alternative to Bullet accountingFree, Fast, Modern, full accounting and invoicing with easy error checking workflows and instant human support€Free
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Free Small Business Accounting & Invoicing for Ireland

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