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MYOB Essentials is software designed with Kiwi businesses in mind. Streamline your workflows and stay on top of your IRD requirements, all from one system.

Here are four key reasons to choose MYOB over QuickBooks

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Local customer support whenever you need it

Tired of asking bots for help? Our support teams are not just available 7 days a week – they're all real people who understand New Zealand business, and how to make MYOB software work best for you.

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Greater built-in functionality

More of the features you need are built into MYOB Essentials, so you’re less likely to need loads of app integrations (which can increase costs!). With powerful functionality at one standard monthly price, you’ll always be clear on how your software supports your business, and how much it costs.

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Error-free bank feeds

We're the only bank feed provider in New Zealand with a quality guarantee. If you’re not satisfied with the quality, you can claim repayment of 30 days of your subscription. Guaranteed.

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Compliance with confidence

We keep up with IRD requirements so you don’t have to (and we automatically update your software to meet them). So come tax time, you can generate and send reports directly from MYOB Essentials in just a few clicks.

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Advanced insights at your fingertips

Unlike other software, MYOB Essentials offers sophisticated reporting functionality that’s simple to use. Create customisable reports and budgets that provide the data you need to make smarter business decisions.

MYOB Essentials works on all devices and browsers

 

Startups get MYOB Essentials Starter or Accounting for $10/month for the first 12 months.

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Essentials Starter

$ 25
.00
/mo
+GST

Made for businesses that are just starting out

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  • Keep on top of GST
  • Securely access your software on desktop, tablet or mobile
  • Send professional quotes & invoices (five invoices p/m)
  • Manage expenses
  • Link your bank account (25 transactions p/m)
  • Report and track financial health
  • Track jobs: link income and expenses to a job or location

Essentials Accounting

$ 40
.00
/mo
+GST

Great for small businesses and sole traders

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  • Keep on top of GST
  • Securely access your software on desktop, tablet or mobile
  • Send professional quotes & invoices (unlimited invoices p/m)
  • Manage expenses
  • Link your bank account (unlimited transactions)*
  • Report and track financial health
  • Track jobs: link income and expenses to a job or location

Frequently asked questions

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Just a few minutes – honestly.

  1. Simply choose a software plan that's right for your business
  2. Sign up and access your software straight away
  3. Once logged in, we'll give you step-by-step guidance to help you set things up just the way you want it.
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Yep, our software is available on all desktop, mobile and tablet operating systems. We also have handy apps for managing your business on the go.

With the MYOB Capture App you can scan and upload your bills and receipts direct to your account – you can also link them to transactions on your bank feed and use the data to create business reports.

With the MYOB Invoices App you can create and send professional invoices and quotes on your mobile, and get automatic cashflow updates every time an invoice is paid.

Can I give access to other people? Toggle Section

Absolutely. You can share your account with your accountant, bookkeeper or trusted friend at any time at no extra cost.

You can also adjust their access level so you can control what they can see or do.

Can I track projects and bill my customers by time? Toggle Section

Job tracking is available on all our Essentials software plans. With job tracking on Essentials, you can track every job's progress, profit and loss, and expenses.

If you'd like to bill your customers based on time or attach individual budgets to each job you track, check out our AccountRight software plans.

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You can manage a basic list of your stock and services in Essentials software. 

But if you're looking for more advanced inventory management features, you'd be better suited to our AccountRight software. Check out our AccountRight software plans.

"Cashflow is one of those things every small business owner has to grapple with. We’ve got a well-functioning internal model in how we invoice and bill, and that’s 100 percent down to the fact that MYOB makes everything so easy."
Holly Bennett Founder and Director HSB Government Relations

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Access to all features included in your 30-day free trial

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Expert support teams available on phone 7 days a week

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90-day money-back guarantee and no locked-in contracts

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High data security standards on any device you work on