About Zoho Invoice

Zoho Invoice is a 100% free cloud-based invoicing solution designed to help small businesses with invoicing, tracking expenses and, accepting online payments.Key features include project billing, time tracking, reporting, customizable templates and, a client portaI.

Teams using Zoho Invoice can track estimates, convert them to invoices, and send reminders to clients to complete their outstanding payments. Additionally, users can create tasks, collect advance payments for projects, and keep track of their invoice history.

Zoho Invoice is available in 17 languages: Arabic, Bahasa Indonesia, Bulgarian, Croatian, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Chinese (Simplified), Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, and Vietnamese.

Pricing starting from:

N/A

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

Key benefits of Zoho Invoice

Zoho Invoice is intuitive and easy to use, so you can get up and running in no time.

Benefits of using Zoho Invoice:

1. Managing customers and item information
Stay organized by keeping all of your customer and item information in one place. Capture customer details along with information about the goods and services you offer, so that you can quickly add them to the transactions you create.

2. Seamless invoicing
Zoho Invoice provides an intuitive interface with which you can create and send invoices with just a few clicks.

3. Efficient time tracking
Zoho Invoice enables users to keep track of the time spent on various tasks and use it as a basis for billing.

4. Payment collection
Zoho Invoice offers integrations with multiple payment gateways to help you collect payments on time, send reminders, and keep track of customers' payments.

5. Efficient expense tracking
Zoho Invoice makes it easier for you to track your expenses. It also lets you capture expense receipts right from your mobile device and attach them to expenses.

6. Interactive client portal
The software provides a customer portal where clients can share their concerns and queries, view and accept estimates, pay your invoices, and download statements.

7. Intuitive reporting
Zoho Invoice supports over 30 reports to give you detailed insights into the financial health of your business. With these real-time reports, you can track key metrics such as best-selling products, invoice statuses, pending payments, and more.

Devices

Business size

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Markets

Andorra, United Arab Emirates, Afghanistan, Antigua & Barbuda, Anguilla, Albania, Armenia, Curaçao, Angola, Argentina, American Samoa, Austria, Australia, Aruba, Åland Islands, Azerbaijan, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Barbados, Bangladesh, Belgium, Burkina Faso, Bulgaria, Bahrain, Burundi, Benin, Bermuda, Brunei, Bolivia, Brazil, Bahamas, Bhutan, Botswana, Belarus, Belize, Canada, Congo - Kinshasa, Central African Republic, Congo - Brazzaville, Switzerland, Cook Islands, Chile, Cameroon, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Cape Verde, Cyprus, Czechia, Germany, Djibouti, Denmark, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Algeria, Ecuador, Estonia, Egypt, Eritrea, Spain, Ethiopia, Finland, Fiji, Falkland Islands, Micronesia, Faroe Islands, France, Gabon, United Kingdom, Grenada, Georgia, French Guiana, Guernsey, Ghana, Gibraltar, Greenland, Gambia, Guinea, Guadeloupe, Equatorial Guinea, Greece, Guatemala, Guam, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Hong Kong SAR China, Honduras, Croatia, Haiti, Hungary, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Isle of Man, India, Iraq, Iran, Iceland, Italy, Jersey, Jamaica, Jordan, Japan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Cambodia, Kiribati, Comoros, St. Kitts & Nevis, South Korea, Kuwait, Cayman Islands, Kazakhstan, Laos, Lebanon, St. Lucia, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Liberia, Lesotho, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Libya, Morocco, Monaco, Moldova, Montenegro, St. Martin, Madagascar, Marshall Islands, North Macedonia, Mali, Myanmar (Burma), Mongolia, Macao SAR China, Northern Mariana Islands, Martinique, Mauritania, Montserrat, Malta, Mauritius, Maldives, Malawi, Mexico, Malaysia, Mozambique, Namibia, New Caledonia, Niger, Norfolk Island, Nigeria, Nicaragua, Netherlands, Norway, Nepal, Nauru, New Zealand, Oman, Panama, Peru, French Polynesia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Pakistan, Poland, St. Pierre & Miquelon, Puerto Rico, Palestinian Territories, Portugal, Palau, Paraguay, Qatar, Réunion, Romania, Serbia, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Sudan, Sweden, Singapore, St. Helena, Slovenia, Svalbard & Jan Mayen, Slovakia, Sierra Leone, San Marino, Senegal, Somalia, Suriname, São Tomé & Príncipe, El Salvador, Syria, Eswatini, Turks & Caicos Islands, Chad, Togo, Thailand, Tajikistan, Timor-Leste, Turkmenistan, Tunisia, Tonga, Turkey, Trinidad & Tobago, Tuvalu, Taiwan, Tanzania, Ukraine, Uganda, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vatican City, St. Vincent & Grenadines, Venezuela, British Virgin Islands, U.S. Virgin Islands, Vietnam, Vanuatu, Wallis & Futuna, Samoa, Yemen, Mayotte, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Supported Languages

Arabic, Bulgarian, Chinese, Croatian, Dutch, English, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Vietnamese

Pricing starting from:

N/A

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

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Features

Total features of Zoho Invoice: 56

  • Activity Dashboard
  • Activity Tracking
  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Automatic Time Capture
  • Billable & Non-Billable Hours
  • Billable Items Tracking
  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Billing Portal
  • Client Portal
  • Contact Database
  • Credit Card Processing
  • Customizable Branding
  • Customizable Invoices
  • Customizable Reports
  • Customizable Templates
  • Data Import/Export
  • Dunning Management
  • Electronic Payments
  • Employee Database
  • Estimating
  • Expense Tracking
  • Hourly Billing
  • Invoice Creation
  • Invoice History
  • Invoice Management
  • Invoice Processing
  • Mobile Access
  • Mobile App
  • Mobile Payments
  • Mobile Time Tracking
  • Multi-Currency
  • Multiple Billing Rates
  • Offline Time Tracking
  • Online Invoicing
  • Online Payments
  • Online Time Tracking Software
  • Payment Processing Software
  • Project Accounting Software
  • Project Billing
  • Project Time Tracking
  • Project Tracking Software
  • Real Time Reporting
  • Receipt Management
  • Recurring/Subscription Billing
  • Reimbursement Management
  • Reminders
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Sales Tax Management
  • Status Tracking
  • Task Management Software
  • Time & Expense Tracking
  • Time Tracking Software
  • Time Tracking by Client
  • Time Tracking by Project
  • Timer
  • Timesheet Management

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Reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5
(328)
Value for Money
4.6/5
Features
4.5/5
Ease of Use
4.6/5
Customer Support Software
4.5/5

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Julieanne G.
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  • Industry: Marketing & Advertising
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Weekly for 1+ year
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Great value

Reviewed on 02/02/2020

Overall I love Zoho Invoice simply because of how effectively they automate the process of sending...

Overall I love Zoho Invoice simply because of how effectively they automate the process of sending invoices and collecting payment. It saves me so much time every month and is worth every penny.

Pros

I needed an invoicing system that could send recurring invoices. I was spending too much time every month manually creating invoices, and would often send them out late, which meant I'd get paid late. Of all the options I researched (there were a lot) Zoho had the most features for the lowest price. Set up was easy, and they keep adding new features that are included with my subscription. They even have automatic reminder emails you can have sent to clients who are late in paying. This happens so often in my industry, that this feature has actually helped me collect my payments faster, without me having to spend time trying to get paid.

I also love that as my business grows, Zoho has so many other products that I could add to my Zoho dashboard. I've also noticed that most of the other 3rd party programs I use have options to connect to Zoho.

Cons

Their customer support is a bit slow. There's a new feature they've rolled out that I'd like to use, but there's not much documentation about it. I reached out a few days ago for help and still haven't heard back. It would be nice if step by step instructions were easy to find for their new features.

Alternatives Considered

Invoicely, QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise, and Bitrix24

Reasons for Switching to Zoho Invoice

Zoho offered the cheapest price for the feature of sending recurring invoices. After using this program, I've seen there are many other handy features that come along with their low rate. Because it also connects to so many 3rd party programs, I don't foresee switching to another company for quite some time.

Response from Zoho

Hi Julieanne,

Thank you for taking the time to review us! We're glad to hear you were able to streamline your invoicing and payment collection processes.

Regarding your feedback on the documentation, it would be very helpful if you could share more details. Please feel free to drop an email to [email protected]

Regards,
Harikrishna
The Zoho Invoice Team

Krishna L.
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  • Industry: Hospital & Health Care
  • Company size: 5,001-10,000 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
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  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

Zoho Invoice has been a wonderful and superb experience for me

Reviewed on 18/05/2022

So that I can capture clients at the exact time they are ready to on-board, Zoho's phone app and...

So that I can capture clients at the exact time they are ready to on-board, Zoho's phone app and website interface flawlessly, allowing me to produce booking deposit invoices while on the go. Once I've set up all of my templates, sending an invoice to a new client through email or SMS is as simple as a few clicks.

Pros

Invoicing and bookkeeping in a small business are a snap with Zoho. Because I can simply compile and print out all of my billing and revenue information from the year, I no longer have to worry about tax season. If you're in the market for a straightforward and easy-to-use invoicing system, I highly suggest Zoho. We had a few difficulties with help early on, but they've been fixed and the assistance has been excellent since.

Cons

When premium plans were removed, a free forever plan was introduced, however Zoho branding was applied to the papers, which was a downfall. Zoho Invoice could charge a modest price to remove branding or a note that users may produce free invoices like this.

Marion N.
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  • Industry: Printing
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Daily for 6-12 months
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  • Value for Money
  • Ease of Use
  • Likelihood to recommend 6.0 /10

Wish it had more features

Reviewed on 02/06/2022

Pros

It was fantastic for the price. You have a full suite of features for a fraction of what something like Freshbooks or Quickbooks cost. While it had significant limitations, the features are far and above what you would expect for the monthly fee

Cons

My review my be a little outdated as I have switched over to Quickbooks paired with an industry specific invoicing system. The main issue I had was that it was missing a strong estimation software that they had implemented in their CRM module. That baffled me as the CRM had a more customizable and robust system than their actual invoicing system did. What's more, it didn't translate over as cleanly as I would have wanted. This might have been fixed by now but the disparity between their different modules can be problematic.

Alternatives Considered

shopVOX and Quickbooks Online
Jason D.
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  • Industry: Entertainment
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Ease of Use
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  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

The Only Solution That Covers All My Small Business Invoicing and Accounting Needs

Reviewed on 13/04/2022

Zoho is nearly-perfect for small-business invoicing and accounting. I no longer worry about tax...

Zoho is nearly-perfect for small-business invoicing and accounting. I no longer worry about tax season, as I can easily create and print out all my billing and income info from the year. I can quickly know whether a client has paid or not, and it all transaltes instantly and perfectly to iPhone.

Pros

Zoho seamlessly integrates its iPhone app with its website so I can immediately create booking deposit invoices while I'm on the road—immediately capturing clients at that crucial moment when they are ready to on-board. Once all my templates are set up, it's just a couple clicks to send a new client an invoice via email or even text.

Cons

Zoho feels very "enterprise." Most of its preset categories and templates assume you are a giant corporation. Fiddling with billing and accounting headers and categories can be daunting and slightly confusing.

Domenico S.
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  • Industry: Computer Software
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 1+ year
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

That's my choice for invoice software

Reviewed on 04/11/2021

The software is awesome. No complains. I really like the UI and the templating system is the best...

The software is awesome. No complains. I really like the UI and the templating system is the best I've used. I've tried many similar software but none had all those options that lets you customise in depth your invoice layout, fields and overall appearance. Try it out.. the base plan is free!

Pros

I tried many invoicing systems but none had the ease and depth needed to customise and translate all the fields needed to be compliant to my country tax and formal rules. The templating system is awesome, the way u can set automatic invoicing will save you a lot of time. This is just the best invoice software I've used and I'm still sticking with it.

Cons

The only drawback is that you can't delete customers if you have an invoice regarding them. This can limit your free trial or your free plan. If you always work with the same customers it's fine.. if you always have new and many customers this is something to think about first.

Alternatives Considered

Odoo, QuickBooks Time, and FreshBooks

Reasons for Choosing Zoho Invoice

Whmcs takes too much effort for a little company

Switched From

WHMCS

Reasons for Switching to Zoho Invoice

I choose Zoho because I could customise the invoice template and fields to be easy to use and compliant to my country laws. All the other solutions were not customisable enough to meet the Italian tax regulations standards but might work well in other coutries.
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Zoho Invoice FAQs

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Zoho Invoice offers the following pricing plans:

  • Pricing model: Free Version, Subscription
  • Free Trial: Not Available

Zoho Invoice is a 100% free invoicing software.

Zoho Invoice has the following typical customers:

Self Employed, 2-10, 11-50, 51-200, 201-500, 501-1,000, 1,001-5,000

Zoho Invoice supports the following languages:

Arabic, Bulgarian, Chinese, Croatian, Dutch, English, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Vietnamese

Zoho Invoice supports the following devices:

Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile), iPad (Mobile)

Zoho Invoice integrates with the following applications:

Authorize.Net, Braintree, Google Workspace, Microsoft 365, Slack, Square Payments, Zoho Analytics, Zoho Books, Zoho CRM, Zoho Campaigns, Zoho Projects

Zoho Invoice offers the following support options:

Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base Software

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