M.Y.O.B. Accounting With Payroll,
Macintosh Version 6.0
(Windows versions also available)
Overview: M.Y.O.B. (Mind Your Own Business) from BestWare integrates general ledger, checkbook, sales, purchasing, inventory, card file and payroll functions into a single, versatile program. Version 6.0 combines a bookkeeping and full-service accounting program, eliminating most "accountant-speak." All forms can be completely customized. Checks and transactions can be saved as recurring entries--a real time-saver. The documentation and online help features are top-notch. Contains strong payroll, sales, inventory and contact-management capabilities. Previous accounting knowledge not required. Offers more than 100 predesigned business templates for reports. Includes a 30-minute video on getting started, extensive online instructions, and CD-ROM multimedia help.
Minimum Mac System Requirements: 5 MB of RAM, MacOS System 7.0 or later, 68020 processor or higher, hard drive with 9 MB of free space, optional CD-ROM drive (required to use CD-ROM multimedia help).
Suggested Retail Price: $89.95/$139.95 with payroll.
Peachtree Accounting for Windows,
(Macintosh versions also available)
Overview: Provides instant access to charts and graphs. Targeted to small and medium-sized businesses, it includes general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, check-printing, inventory, job/project tracking and account-reconciliation capabilities. Version 3.5 includes invoicing, payroll and report modules. A unique multimedia set-up routine makes start-up easy. Screens resemble typical business forms. Enables instant forecasting, and analysis of cash flow, payables and aging information. Powerful accounting features with an easy-to-use graphical interface. Avoids complex accounting terminology. Supports weekly, biweekly, semi-monthly and monthly payrolls. Free user-support forums on CompuServe, Prodigy and America Online.
Minimum IBM Compatible System Requirements: 4 MB of RAM, DOS 3.3 running Windows 3.1 or Windows 95, 386 or higher processor, hard drive with 18 MB free space, mouse.
Suggested Retail Price: $99.