Zoho Invoice is the billing module of Zoho. Zoho is an online business management platform which has multiple services which helps you run the business. With Zoho, you can make estimates and invoices, in addition to tracking time spent on a project, and attach them to invoices. Moreover, you can accept invoice payments online. It has MANY automated features which let you tackle invoice financing, and it has a mobile app, so you can bill your customers ON THE SPOT, whether you’re on the job or on the road. If your business is growing, you can upgrade to Zoho Books, and add other Zoho apps / third party integrations.
Zoho invoice is a GREAT choice for small businesses that need a simple invoicing software.
Zoho invoice has four pricing plans. All of the plans are full featured. The difference is the # of people who can use the software, and the number of customers you can invoice per month. It has a free tier, which is great for small business owners.
The free plan supports one user, and lets you invoice 5 customers
The basic plan costs $9 per month, and supports one user, and allows you to invoice 50 customers
The standard plan costs $19 per month, and supports 3 users, and allows you to invoice 500 customers
The professional plan costs 429 per month, and supports 10 users, and allows you to invoice an unlimited number of customers and provides you with a custom domain.
Zoho books has identical pricing, so you won’t save money using invoice instead of books unless you’re using the free plan. It has all the features of Zoho invoice, plus banking, additional reporting, and inventory management. It is very easy to upgrade from Invoice to Books.
Zoho invoice also has the same add-on services as Zoho books. You can add more users to any plan for $2 per each user, per month. If your clients want hard copies, you can buy Snail mail credits for $2 each, and Zoho will mail them. Domestic mail costs 1 credit, and international costs 2 credits. Zoho also offers automated document scanning for $5 per month.
How easy is Zoho invoice?
Very easy. It takes a few minutes to setup. They offer a short video that lets you understand how to setup your software. It provides you with a list of tasks to help you start using the software. The interface is very easy to navigate.
There are many timesaving features. With just one click ,you can convert estimates to invoices. You can also see a transaction history at the top of each document which shows when it was created and converted – along with the date, and usernames, for each action. You can setup the software to automatically send recurring invoices. It also lets you send payment reminders manually / automatically. You can also enable multiple automatic reminders emailed a specific # of days before, on, or after, the due date. If you setup, or connect, a payment gateway, customers are able to pay their invoices from their client portal. Customers who have recurring invoices can choose to have their credit card automatically charged/billed.
In addition, with the mobile app – you can create and send invoices, snap expense receipts, view reports, etc, at any time – any place. Zoho invoice has all the invoicing features as Zoho books.
Zoho invoice has a number of reports. You can run sales reports by each customer, sales reps, or items. You can get detail balance reports, aging, and estimates report. Other reports include payments you got, projects, timesheets, activity logs, and more.
Zoho invoice costs the same as Zoho books. It includes all invoicing tools, plus accounting features!