Looking for an alternative to QuickBooks Online?

If you're here to understand the difference between Wingspan and QuickBooks Online, you're in the right place. Wingspan members switch from QuickBooks Online because Wingspan is easier to learn and use, offers benefits like Tax Withholding and is all-in-one.

Simple all-in-one platform built for the business of one

Wingspan is an an all-in-one platform for freelancers to manage their business. QuickBooks Online is a great product if you want to send invoices and track income & expenses. If you want to unify your benefits, bookkeeping, tax withholding and more into one platform, Wingspan could be a better fit for you.

No fees on payments

Wingspan charges no fees to get paid. For bank transfers, QuickBooks Online takes a 1% cut. For credit card payments, Wingspan does not charge any fees and allows you to pass of the 2.9% fee charged by the credit networks to your client.

Set aside for and pay taxes

When you get paid on Wingspan, we can automatically set aside for taxes in a dedicated tax savings account. Quickbooks Online does not automatically set aside for taxes. Like QuickBooks, you can pay the IRS directly from Wingspan. We'll remind you so your taxes never slip through the cracks.

Easy to learn

QuickBooks Online is complex software that has a steep learning curve. Wingspan is designed to be easy to use and simplify the complexity of freelancing. Don't know what the Schedule-C is? No worries, we're here to help.

"I switched from QuickBooks and Wingspan was a breeze to learn and use. If I had any questions, my member advocate was there to help."  Stephania Serena (Creative Director)
Big-company benefits with every membership

Wingspan includes a suite of benefits with every membership including:

  • $0 Teledoc visits 24/7
  • A free tax online to get immediate answers from licensed CPAs
  • A dedicated Health Advocate

These benefits are included in your membership for no additional fee.

QuickBooks Online
No fees on payments
Accept payments with custom invoices
Automatic tax withholding account
Quarterly estimated tax payments
Health insurance enrollment & savings
Personal pay link
Income & expense tracking
Big-company benefits, included
Dedicated member advocate
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Set yourself up for success. And your business too.

Get personalized help setting up your business and your brand.  Not sure if an LLC is the right move, or wondering how  much to charge clients? We’ve got your back.
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get paid

Get paid your way, on your time.

Send invoices effortlessly with tools that make it easier for clients to pay up (and harder for them not to).
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Bookkeeping you can bank on.

Hold onto more of your hard earned money. Wingspan automatically handles bookkeeping, expenses, and even finds tax deductions for you.
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Big company benefits for you and yours.

Get the coverage you need and the perks you want with custom insurance and benefits packages.
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Plans & pricing

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Deduct it from your taxes.
Work for yourself.

pay monthly
pay annually
One stop shop for your business of one.

Free for individuals

  • Send or pay unlimited invoices
  • Tax withholdings & IRS payments
  • Income & expense management
  • Access to insurance products
Per month,
billed monthly.
Per year,
billed annually.
For when you’ve scaled, and your business backend needs to scale too.

Everything in Individuals, plus

  • Splits and contractor payroll
  • Form W-9 & 1099 compliance
  • Multiple businesses/entities
  • Unlimited users, invite your CPA
Talk to sales
For teams that require more capabilities including custom integrations and API

Everything in Teams, plus

  • Custom approval flows
  • API integrations
  • Dedicated onboarding
  • Co-branding
community reviews
I love the personalized experience of using Wingspan. My questions are always responded to, even if the immediate answer is that the question is a new one and a solution will be found. The team always follows up and keeps the conversation going until they’re satisfied I have my answer. You can really feel that Wingspan values the relationship with their members.
Devon Lara Lucas
Writer & Content Creator
I feel that I can really control my income now that I don’t have to worry about fees being take from my invoices.
Raydene Hansen
Creative Director + Designer

The smartest way to work for yourself.

We think you’ll agree. Try Wingspan free for 14 days, no strings attached.