Eyes Free Accounting Blog

As a business owner, here I share my own experience of learning to use various accounting systems with a screen reader. What works, what's merely annoying, and what's just plain broken.

Introducing cliqo
November 30, 2020

cliqo is a command line program for QuickBooks Online. With it, you can:

  1. List supported entities in a tabular form
  2. View all fields of individual entities
  3. Output to console, redirect to text file, or send to clipboard for easy pasting into Excel or Google Sheets
Using QuickBooks Online With a Screen Reader
July 8, 2020

Historically, when users of assistive technology had to choose an accounting system, the two main choices were QuickBooks Desktop by Intuit and Cash Manager by Accomplish. Within the last several years, QuickBooks Online has improved in accessibility enough to warrant consideration as a third option.

Exporting From QuickBooks Online to Desktop
June 9, 2020

While Intuit has made it easy to convert from QuickBooks Desktop to QuickBooks Online, the same surely cannot be said of the reverse. Here we list the actual steps necessary to accomplish an export.


Ben Humphreys is a software developer and accountant based in Jacksonville, Florida, USA.
He can be reached AT (904) 430-5887 or e-mailed at brh@bhent.com.


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