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Accountable or Kontist

Good bookkeeping and tax software is essential for self-employed professionals. We want to make the choice easier for you and offer you a comparison between the tax solutions from Accountable and Kontist.

What suits you best?

Kontist offers a business account for the freelancers, making it easier for you to keep your books in order and to organise your tax obligations.

Accountable not only makes your bookkeeping easier, you can also file all your tax returns with it. You also get personal support from the tax-coaches, so you can be assured your taxes are correct.

What are the differences between Kontist and Accountable?





File all your tax returns with Accountable

Tax guarantee on tax returns

Income tax

Yearly VAT return

Trade tax (Gewerbesteuer)

Regular VAT return

Profit & loss statement

Betriebswirtschaftliche Auswertungen (BWA)


Compare the features and choose the right solution for you

Create invoices

Send offers

Scan & save expenses

Add & save clients

Integrated tax calculator

Security: 2-factor authentication

Is there an app?

Free version available?

What do real users say?

Compare real user reviews for Kontist and Accountable


Kontist: PlayStore

Based on 100k+ reviews


Accountable: PlayStore

Based on 100k+ reviews

This is what other freelancers are thinking

What users like most about Accountable

Don't take it from us: Hear what our users say!


The tax regulations in Germany are pretty complex. Luckily Accountable makes the process of doing taxes worry-free and downright pleasant. What I really like is that they give you a guarantee that using their app will not get you into any trouble. That means they really stand behind their product, and I applaud that.

2 October 2023 - trustpilot


Extremely helpful as a foreign freelancer in Germany, would be lost without it. Any questions i ever have are also answered quickly and informatively by staff too.

1 November 2023 - trustpilot


Really nice app that has all that I want as a small business ( freelancer ). Simon on customer service was spot on

21 November 2023 - trustpilot



It’s intuitive and easy to use and all my administration is in one place. Next to that, the app actually gives you tax saving tips, just with those I’ve saved the more money then the app cost me!

9 November 2023 - trustpilot


The app looks great, it’s simple to use, and the support with video calls is excellent.

10 May 2023 - intercom

Take advantage of our bonus when you switch from Kontist to Accountable!

Are you looking for an alternative tax software to support your freelance business? In this case you can profit from our bonus and the support of our tax-coaches! When you switch from Kontist to Accountable, we offer you three month for free in our PRO version. So if you buy the yearly plan, you'll save 25%! This includes your personal tax-coach who will assist you with all questions regarding taxes and the new software. Simply send an email to the tax-coach team at support@accountable.de and claim your personal bonus link.

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