Best 15 Top GST Software for Small Businesses

Are you searching for GST software for your small business? Find here a list of top 10 most popular GST accounting software that meets your regular GST related accounting requirements.

Basically, GST is a single tax regime that every registered business in India needs to follow. However, complying with GST can get complicated for new businesses.

Therefore, you must need a GST ready accounting software for regular operations and compliance.

List of Best 15 GST Software in India for Small Businesses

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1. Tally ERP 9

Tally ERP9 is India’s most popular business software and GST software.  Tally is the leader in helping businesses in managing their compliance for more than two decades. Tally works offline and so you don’t need an internet connection to operate.

Pricing: Tally.ERP 9 Silver (Single User) INR 21,240.00
Tally.ERP 9 Gold (Multi-User) INR 63,720.00

2. MARG GST

MARG ERP 9+ is a very simple and user-friendly software. Marg GST Software allows you can convert your bill into any format you require. In addition to this, it can also send the bills through email. This saves plenty of time for the user.

Pricing: Basic edition Rupees 7200 for 2 users

3. Quickbooks

Quickbooks is very popular in India. It also allows 30 days free trial for the users. The user-friendly interface helps you in creating GST invoices effortlessly. In addition to this, you can monitor input tax credit on your purchases and save money.

Pricing: 1st-year subscription amount is Rupees 4999.

4. ProfitBooks

ProfitBooks, launched in 2012 is now a popular online GST compliant accounting software in India. It has a simple user-friendly interface. The software provides GST invoicing facility with payment gateways integration.

Pricing: They offer three pricing plans.

Professional Plan ideally suited for service-based businesses – Rs. 5,999/ year
SMB Plan aimed for resellers and traders – Rs 8,999/year
GST CompanyPlan for those who want to outsource – Rs. 1,999/Year

5. Busy GST

BUSY is an integrated business accounting software for Micro, Small and Medium businesses. With over 2,00,000 installations (over 6 Lakh Users) worldwide, BUSY is one of the leading accounting software in India. The company provides 30 days of free trial to the users. Actually, Busy offers a range of accounting software to cater to the needs of different business segments. The primary editions offered by BUSY are Basic, Standard & Enterprise.

Pricing: Each edition comes at a different price.

6. Zoho Books

Zoho Books is a popular GST-ready accounting software. It lets you send invoices, reconcile bank transactions, track inventory, generate reports. All these help users in filing GST returns effortlessly. The solution offers 14 days of free trial for its clients.

Pricing: Rupees 2499 per year for one organization

7. ClearTax

Cleartax is a powerful cloud-based software. It ensures that you will never make mistakes or lose data. Additionally, you can access your returns and data anytime, anywhere. It is trusted by CA Firms, Banks and Businesses across India. It helps in creating GST invoices and provides GST compliant Tax Invoice formats.

Pricing: Rs. 10,000/-

8. Taxmann’s One Solution

Taxmann’s One Solution software is a complete GST Software with all ASP-GSP Services. It is one of the best end-to-end GST compliance software for Invoicing, Reconciliation and Returns Filing software available at present in India. Taxmann is an ISO 270001 certified company.

Pricing: They have three modules as follows

  1. Goods and Service Tax (GST) Module (Multi-user) – Rs. 8500
  2. Income-Tax Computation and Returns Module (Multi-user) – Rs. 7500
  3. Tax Deducted from Source (TDS) Computation and Returns Module (Multi-user) – Rs 6500

9. GEN-GST 

GEN- GST  a very user-friendly Good Tax Preparation Software. It is useful for the accountants who need a tool to prepare GST returns for their clients without accounting. It can extract data from any accounting software for filing purposes. The best part is it does not need the internet to operate.

Pricing  – Rs. 6,039 for Desktop Installation

Rs.   2,416 for Desktop Updation

10. SahiGST

SahiGST is a cloud-based Filing software for CA and businesses to manage their GST return filings and reconciliation. The platform automatically reconciles all invoices between vendors & suppliers. There is system-driven tracking of the input tax credit.

Pricing: Rs 12000 plus taxes for Pro Pack.

11. Reach Accountant

Reach Accountant GST software is a good alternative to Tally and Quickbooks. This GST filing software helps chartered accountants, accounting professionals, corporate lawyers and tax consultants in filing returns for their clients. The best part is that they provide the software absolutely free of cost. One just needs to pay per filing.

Pricing: They have three pricing plans for tax professionals

  1. Rs 150/Return below 10 clients.
  2. Rs 125/ Return below 100 clients
  3. Rs. 100/ Return above 100 clients

12. HDPOS Smart

HDPOS Smart is a Windows-based Billing, Inventory Management, and Accounting system software. It can be easily installed on a single computer or multiple Terminals. This GST accounting and billing software can handle current taxes of different states of India, Taxes of different countries and are already GST ready for tax changes.

Pricing: Stand Alone Version for single cash register – Rs. 19,500

13. Giddh

Giddh is an innovative GST enabled accounting software. You can share ledgers, invoices and single entries with multiple transactions with this software.

Pricing:

Rs. 800 per month for the regular version

14. LegalRaasta

Legalraasta is a simple accounting software equipped with GST.  The software provides the user with an auto-reconciliation benefit.

Pricing:

Rs. 10,000 for client version and Rs 17,500 for a standalone version

15. Vyapar

Vyapar is a simple GST ready Accounting, Invoicing, and Inventory management software. Small business owners can use it with ease even without technical knowledge.

Pricing:

They have several pricing plans ranging from monthly to lifetime. The monthly plan starts at Rs. 99/ month and Rs. 4899 for lifetime usage.

It is important to mention here, before buying a GST software you must ensure whether the chosen one has basic  features as follows:

List of Basic Features you must look in any GST software:

  1. Create and send professional GST invoices
  2. Get GSTR1 and GSTR2 reports
  3. Design and create professional quotations
  4. Track sales, invoices, supplier bills, and payments
  5. Track cash flows with P&L and balance sheet
  6. Import transactions automatically with online banking
  7. Track inventory levels & get low-inventory alerts
  8. Create budgets and purchase orders
  9. Unlimited user access
  10. Multi-currency support for 145 countries
  11. No software to install – sign up online in moments
  12. Anytime, anywhere access from your mobile, computer or tablet
  13. Free mobile app for iPhone and Android devices
  14. Includes free updates and new features
  15. Access to open APIs as per your business needs
  16. File GST returns

We will update this post as we receive information on other GST software which is doing good in the market. Come back and stay updated!!