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based on preference data from user reviews. Emburse Abacus rates 4.5/5 stars with 1,043 reviews. By contrast, Zoho Expense rates 4.5/5 stars with 656 reviews. Each product's score is calculated with real-time data from verified user reviews, to help you make the best choice between these two options, and decide which one is best for your business needs.
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Market Segments
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
Mid-Market (52.4% of reviews)
Zoho Expense
Zoho Expense
Small-Business (82.9% of reviews)
Entry Level Price
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
$9 per active user per month
Zoho Expense
Zoho Expense
$0 Up to 3 users

Emburse Abacus vs Zoho Expense

When assessing the two solutions, reviewers found Emburse Abacus easier to use, set up, and administer. Reviewers also preferred doing business with Emburse Abacus overall.

  • Reviewers felt that Emburse Abacus meets the needs of their business better than Zoho Expense.
  • When comparing quality of ongoing product support, reviewers felt that Emburse Abacus is the preferred option.
  • For feature updates and roadmaps, our reviewers preferred the direction of Zoho Expense over Emburse Abacus.
Categories
Shared Categories
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
Zoho Expense
Zoho Expense
Emburse Abacus and Zoho Expense are categorized as Expense Management
Unique Categories
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus is categorized as Travel Management
Zoho Expense
Zoho Expense is categorized as Mileage Tracking
Pricing
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus Pricing
Starter
$9per active user per month
Professional
Custom Quote
Enterprise
Custom Quote
Free Trial
Zoho Expense
Zoho Expense Pricing
Free Plan
$0Up to 3 users
Premium Plan
$5/active user/month billed annually
Enterprise Plan
$8 /active user/month billed annually
Free Trial
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Ratings
Meets Requirements
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
9.2
Responses: 968
Zoho Expense
Zoho Expense
8.9
Responses: 527
Ease of Use
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
9.3
Responses: 974
Zoho Expense
Zoho Expense
8.9
Responses: 529
Ease of Setup
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
9.1
Responses: 121
Zoho Expense
Zoho Expense
8.7
Responses: 339
Ease of Admin
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
8.9
Responses: 124
Zoho Expense
Zoho Expense
8.8
Responses: 337
Quality of Support
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
9.0
Responses: 586
Zoho Expense
Zoho Expense
8.5
Responses: 421
Ease of Doing Business With
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
9.1
Responses: 115
Zoho Expense
Zoho Expense
8.8
Responses: 317
Product Direction (% positive)
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
8.5
Responses: 952
Zoho Expense
Zoho Expense
8.8
Responses: 525
Features
Expense Reports
Ease of Creating Expense Reports
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
9.3
Responses: 689
Verified Feature
Zoho Expense
Zoho Expense
8.7
Responses: 382
Verified Feature
Bank / Credit Card Integration
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
9.1
Responses: 767
Verified Feature
Zoho Expense
Zoho Expense
7.4
Responses: 211
Verified Feature
Smart Categorization
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
8.5
Responses: 701
Verified Feature
Zoho Expense
Zoho Expense
8.0
Responses: 294
Verified Feature
Digital Receipt Management
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
9.1
Responses: 779
Verified Feature
Zoho Expense
Zoho Expense
8.8
Responses: 354
Verified Feature
Employee Reimbursement
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
9.4
Responses: 795
Verified Feature
Zoho Expense
Zoho Expense
8.7
Responses: 255
Verified Feature
Currency Conversions
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
9.1
Responses: 231
Verified Feature
Zoho Expense
Zoho Expense
8.6
Responses: 226
Verified Feature
Credit Card Integration
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
9.0
Responses: 200
Verified Feature
Zoho Expense
Zoho Expense
7.5
Responses: 176
Verified Feature
Travel Management
Ease of Booking
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
9.6
Responses: 19
Verified Feature
Zoho Expense
Zoho Expense
Feature Not Available
Itinerary Management
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
9.5
Responses: 20
Verified Feature
Zoho Expense
Zoho Expense
Feature Not Available
Trip Notifications
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
9.2
Responses: 18
Verified Feature
Zoho Expense
Zoho Expense
Feature Not Available
Advanced Integrations
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
8.6
Responses: 95
Verified Feature
Zoho Expense
Zoho Expense
8.0
Responses: 104
Verified Feature
Client Invoicing
Invoice Creation and Delivery
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
Feature Not Available
Zoho Expense
Zoho Expense
Feature Not Available
Electronic Payments
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
9.3
Responses: 258
Verified Feature
Zoho Expense
Zoho Expense
Feature Not Available
Project Accounting / Revenue Recognition
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
8.8
Responses: 196
Verified Feature
Zoho Expense
Zoho Expense
8.5
Responses: 104
Verified Feature
Mobile
Receipt Capture
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
9.4
Responses: 724
Verified Feature
Zoho Expense
Zoho Expense
8.9
Responses: 360
Verified Feature
Mileage Tracking
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
9.1
Responses: 269
Verified Feature
Zoho Expense
Zoho Expense
8.6
Responses: 188
Verified Feature
Travel Itinerary and Flight Status Updates
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
Feature Not Available
Zoho Expense
Zoho Expense
Feature Not Available
Platform
Embedded AI / Machine Learning
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
8.6
Responses: 116
Verified Feature
Zoho Expense
Zoho Expense
7.8
Responses: 108
Verified Feature
Complex Approval Workflow
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
8.9
Responses: 115
Verified Feature
Zoho Expense
Zoho Expense
8.2
Responses: 139
Verified Feature
Administration
PCI Regulation Compliant
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
8.9
Responses: 89
Verified Feature
Zoho Expense
Zoho Expense
8.7
Responses: 77
Verified Feature
Administration
Standard Integrations
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
8.7
Responses: 141
Verified Feature
Zoho Expense
Zoho Expense
8.4
Responses: 202
Verified Feature
Workflow
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
8.9
Responses: 162
Verified Feature
Zoho Expense
Zoho Expense
8.5
Responses: 224
Verified Feature
Automated Reminders
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
8.5
Responses: 145
Verified Feature
Zoho Expense
Zoho Expense
8.5
Responses: 211
Verified Feature
Policy Compliance Management
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
8.8
Responses: 137
Verified Feature
Zoho Expense
Zoho Expense
8.5
Responses: 177
Verified Feature
User, Role, and Access Management
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
9.0
Responses: 162
Verified Feature
Zoho Expense
Zoho Expense
8.7
Responses: 264
Verified Feature
Platform
Reporting
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
8.7
Responses: 158
Verified Feature
Zoho Expense
Zoho Expense
8.4
Responses: 284
Verified Feature
APIs / Integration
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
8.7
Responses: 118
Verified Feature
Zoho Expense
Zoho Expense
8.2
Responses: 130
Verified Feature
Internationalization
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
Not enough data available
Zoho Expense
Zoho Expense
8.6
Responses: 111
Verified Feature
Performance and Reliability
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
9.0
Responses: 191
Verified Feature
Zoho Expense
Zoho Expense
8.9
Responses: 286
Verified Feature
Mobile User Support
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
9.2
Responses: 164
Verified Feature
Zoho Expense
Zoho Expense
8.7
Responses: 250
Verified Feature
Offline
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
8.5
Responses: 95
Verified Feature
Zoho Expense
Zoho Expense
7.9
Responses: 123
Verified Feature
Reviewers' Company Size
Reviewers of Emburse Abacus were most often representing companies in the Mid-Market segment, while reviewers for Zoho Expense were more commonly in the Small-Business segment.
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
35.4%
Zoho Expense
Zoho Expense
82.9%
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
52.4%
Zoho Expense
Zoho Expense
13.6%
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
12.2%
Zoho Expense
Zoho Expense
3.5%
Reviewers' Industry
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus Industry
Computer Software
14.9%
Internet
14.5%
Information Services
7.4%
Information Technology and Services
7.2%
Financial Services
4.3%
Other
51.8%
Zoho Expense
Zoho Expense Industry
Information Technology and Services
9.9%
Computer Software
6.4%
Management Consulting
4.3%
Non-Profit Organization Management
3.8%
Marketing and Advertising
3.8%
Other
71.8%
Reviews
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Emburse Abacus
Brittany C.
Administrator in Program Development

The speed of processing and and total lack of hassle. I've always had to use Excel spreadsheets and clunky expense reporting software before, so getting started with my new organization I resigned myself to looking for the least-bad option out there. Then I...

Zoho Expense
G
Administrator in Retail

I was looking to get a SaaS to record our store's expenses. Our store had very specific needs. For us, it was not just expense reconciliation for staff but also using this as a tool to expnese everything. If I tip a delivery guy from company's cash box,...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Emburse Abacus
Tamir D.
User in Computer Software

Abacus doesn't nag the approver, so expenses can languish unreviewed.

Zoho Expense
GM
Agency in Mental Health Care

Pretty isolated application. You almost forget about zoho a lot.

Discussions
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus Discussions
Can I sync my corporate card program?
1 comment
Offical Response from Emburse Abacus
You can connect your corporate card program to Abacus and see the status of all cards in a single dashboard view. As they are used, you will see posted...Read more
Can you read receipt images?
1 comment
Offical Response from Emburse Abacus
Just snap a photo or forward your receipt and we'll start drafting the expense for you - filling in date, vendor, amount and then auto-categorizing it based...Read more
Does Abacus integrate with Slack?
1 comment
Offical Response from Emburse Abacus
Abacus has an integration with Slack for both submitters and approvers. Employees can upload receipts with notes through Slack and once the expense is...Read more
Zoho Expense
Zoho Expense Discussions
How can I import my e-receipt from my cellphone to this software?
2 comments
AY
One way is to email the e-receipt to the unique Zoho expense email address associated with your account. Read more
What are the pricing plans for Zoho Expense?
1 comment
G2
https://www.zoho.com/uk/expense/pricing/Read more
What accounting software does Zoho Expense integrate with?
1 comment
Offical Response from Zoho Expense
Zoho Expense integrates with Zoho BooksRead more
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