Who Uses Plooto?

Ideal for accounting professionals at accounting/bookkeeping firms looking to scale their practice with AP and AR.

What Is Plooto?

At Plooto, we believe managing accounts payable and accounts receivable for your clients should be efficient, streamlined and profitable. Trusted by thousands of accountants, bookkeepers and firms - Plooto provides end to end AP & AR automation, with easy workflows and integrated electronic payments. Easy two-way sync and reconciliation with Xero and QuickBooks. Reduce your AP & AR processes from 5 hours to just 10 minutes.

Plooto Details

Plooto

https://www.plooto.co

Founded 2014

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Plooto pricing overview

Plooto has a free version and offers a free trial. Plooto paid version starts at $25.00/month.


Starting Price

$25.00/month

Pricing Details

$25/month with 10 free domestic transactions $0.5 per domestic transaction (after the first 10 free transactions) $9.99 per international transactions $1.99 per check payment (in US) No setup fees. No integration fees. No hidden fees.

Free Version

Yes

Free Trial

Yes

Plooto deployment and support

Support

  • Email/Help Desk
  • FAQs/Forum
  • Knowledge Base Software
  • Phone Support
  • 24/7 (Live rep)
  • Chat

Deployment

  • Cloud, SaaS, Web-based
  • Android (Mobile)
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  • iPad (Mobile)

Training Software

  • In Person
  • Live Online
  • Webinars
  • Documentation
  • Videos

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Overall rating

4.4/5

Average score

Ease of Use 4.5
Customer Service Software 4
Features 4.2
Value for Money 4.2

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Aislinn K.
Marketing Asssitant
Management Consulting, 11-50 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
  • Overall Rating
    5 /5
  • Ease of Use
    5 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    4 /5
  • Customer Support Software
    5 /5
  • Value for Money
    4 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    7/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 19/04/2019

"Entreflow Consulting Group's use of Plooto"

Comments: Plooto has certainly helped us from a workflow perspective, it's pulling your payables from your Quickbooks or Xero account into Plooto so you can see all the payables that you need to deal with and when they're due. And there's a whole bunch of approval processes you can put in place for internal controls perspective so make things a lot more bulletproof than just manually writing checks and doing e-transfers.

Pros: So you can currently do pre-authorized debit, pre-authorized credit receivables in U.S. dollars and Canadian dollars which is super kick-ass. It's also made some of our clients lives a lot easier if they've got clients in different countries, and it gives their clients flexibility to pay in debit or credit. Also, as far as the amount of time it takes for that cash to clear your bank account; it's faster than Stripe, and on top of that the integration with Quickbooks makes it a lot easier to manage the fees, unlike Stripe.

Cons: We'd love to see more international payments to more countries just for some of our clients that have people they're paying in lots of different places around the world. As well, with the international payments, if a client has a lot of companies that they're paying in the U.S. for instance if you get really costly really quickly. So I'd like to see some bulk discounts for high volume payments to the U.S.

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 19/04/2019
Heather Y.
Principal
Accounting Software, 11-50 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
  • Overall Rating
    5 /5
  • Ease of Use
    5 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    4 /5
  • Customer Support Software
    4 /5
  • Value for Money
    5 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    10/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 14/12/2020

"Our EFT provider of choice"

Comments: Our objective was to automate payables, and Plooto has been great for that purpose.

Pros: We're a Quickbooks shop, and we *love* the integration. Virtually all of our clients are using Plooto for payables, and some for receivables. In terms of pricing, the package is advantageous for most of our clients. Some of the tiny ones would spend less on regular bank fees -- but the convenience still makes Plooto a good option. The interface is clean and user-friendly. Our clients love the signing authority "tiers." We're working with nonprofits, so there's always a board of directors to consider -- and therefore multiple signers. It's not uncommon for orgs to specify who needs to approve organizations over certain limits, and Plooto gets us there with no fuss.

Cons: We still have issues with some vendors not being serviced by Plooto, e.g. credit card companies. The ability to send payments internationally through Plooto is great, but we sometimes experience issues with foreign banks. On the signing authority front, it's possible to do an "end run" around banking agreements by authorizing people on Plooto that aren't authorized on the bank account. We need to do our due diligence on that, to ensure payments are authorized only by signing authorities.

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 14/12/2020
Tammy B.
Publisher
Publishing, 2-10 Employees
Used the Software for: 1-5 months
  • Overall Rating
    1 /5
  • Ease of Use
    1 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    2 /5
  • Customer Support Software
    1 /5
  • Value for Money
    3 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    3/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 17/12/2018

"It appears to have it all until you use it."

Comments: Not Good. Really ambitious to make it work I like the concept but they make it very hard to be a client.

Pros: I like that it can process both bank or credit card payments for receivables. It can provide automation too but unfortunately it didn't work for me. I like the price. And I like that it linked into xero. It appears to have it all until you use it.

Cons: 1) Its not easy to use, no introduction. 2) the automation component never worked for me I know I had to get PAD on but I wanted it on for some clients off for others and this was not an easy thing to set. It also doesn't allow me to store the credit card something like Quickbooks online I had in mind but this is a complete oversight to the program. I guess if automation actually worked then this could solve this issue. 3) Ya I was very confused but when my clients couldn't figure it out either, some ended up with duplicate payments pulled from their accounts etc. No help to fix very embarrassing. 4) their live chat is not live. You ask a question and wait. Fine to get started but even in the middle of conversation to deal with issues they just disappear. The conversation is not live. Sometimes they don't even read my questions which makes me think not a real person is helping me. 5) Money holding ridiculous! If a client due date on invoice was 30 days and they paid me next day I had to wait until what my invoice said for due date on payment. Plus when money drops into my account there is no PLOOTO ID on the deposit. Very confusing for trying to reconcile. 6) Plooto reconciled in Xero in its own little account but doesn't reconcile with the bank account. Weird and confusing.

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 17/12/2018
Varun S.
Partner
Accounting Software, 11-50 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
  • Overall Rating
    5 /5
  • Ease of Use
    5 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    5 /5
  • Customer Support Software
    5 /5
  • Value for Money
    5 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    10/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 17/12/2020

"Fantastic option for an accounting firm!"

Comments: Very positive and highly recommended

Pros: We've transformed our accounting firm from traditional "after the fact" billing and collection, to a monthly recurring fee model using Plooto.
It has automated one of the most painful parts of running an accounting firm.
Our clients love to do their own Receivables, Payables and CRA payments using Plooto.

Cons: Reports functionality is lacking
It takes time for clients to get a hang of it initially when setting up PAD.

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 17/12/2020
Danny R.
Founder
Accounting Software, 2-10 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
  • Overall Rating
    4 /5
  • Ease of Use
    5 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    4 /5
  • Customer Support Software
    5 /5
  • Value for Money
    4 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    9/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 08/12/2020

"Integral Software for Accounting"

Comments: My experience has been very good! Been very happy with product in the past few years that I have been using it for my clients.

Pros: I like the integration with QBO and that it makes it easy for me to process payments with the appropriate checks and balances of approvals. The software also helps in confirming whether the bank information being provided is valid or not. So easy to use!!!

Cons: The only Con that I could think of is that it becomes a bit expensive for those that have very little transactions monthly where the fixed monthly fee does not get fully utilized.

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 08/12/2020