Farm books software #817092

Asked November 30, 2022, 3:49 PM EST

Hi! We currently use Quickbooks for our 3 small farms, turn over the data to our accountant each year for taxes. Do you recommend any simple ag-focused program for keeping the books? Thanks in advance for your help, Sharon Porter

Iowa County Iowa

Expert Response


While I can’t recommend anything specific, we have a list of possible ideas,

Evaluating Farm Accounting Software | Ag Decision Maker - Iowa State UniversityWhen it comes to selecting accounting software, think about where you are at now and where you eventually want to end up. If you are just new to the computer, buying a comprehensive and complicated financial package will probably leave you frustrated and without any useful records. Usually, the ...
. Software such as PCMars, EasyFarm, and the others on this list, are more focused on agricultural operations than Quickbooks. I suggest also asking the accountant if they are familiar with any on this list, and if they have other suggestions, as they might have a preference or be able to provide some additional insights.

Answer Line Replied December 01, 2022, 2:04 PM EST

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