Spend, a Microsoft Garage project is the easiest way to track business expenses for reimbursement or taxes. Brought to you by the team that created MileIQ, this free app streamlines expense tracking and receipt tracking so you can stay focused on what matters most to your business instead of worrying about expense reports.
• Automatic expense tracking for reimbursements or taxes
• Advanced receipt tracking and receipt management
• Real-time expense information at your fingertips
• Automatic receipt-matching to expenses
• Intelligent features that will save you time through automatic expense categorizing
• Reports that are compatible with major accounting, expense management software
Spend automatically tracks your expenses by syncing purchases from cards and bank accounts. You can quickly classify purchases as business or personal with a swipe. Expenses will be automatically categorized for you and you can add custom tags for extra organization.
Spend makes expense reporting a breeze. You get fast access to your expenses, as well as summaries on a weekly, monthly or custom basis. It takes seconds to create robust expense reports as spreadsheets or PDFs. Email or print them for easy sharing with your tax professional or workplace.
Intelligent Expense Tracking
Spend uses intelligent features to make tracking expenses easier than ever. Automatic expense tracking means you can stop dreading your expense report—you have on-demand access to accurate expense data.
You have full control over how your expenses are classified and managed. Quickly add notes to purchases, split expenses, and customize expense categories and tags. The free app is ideal for on-the-go expense management and Spend includes a web dashboard to manage your expenses when you’re in front of a computer.
Receipt Tracking & Receipt Management
Spend takes receipt tracking to the modern era. You can quickly snap pictures of receipts and attach them to expenses. Cash purchases aren’t a problem for Spend: just take a picture of your receipt and create a digital record of that expense. It’s like having a virtual accountant in your pocket.
Security You Can Trust
We take security seriously. We use 256-bit SSL encryption with Microsoft certifications. We don’t retain your bank login information or your full card numbers. You can learn more about our security policy here: https://www.mileiq.com/spend/faqs
Expect Frequent Improvements
We aim to make Spend the best way for you to manage your expenses for reimbursements or deductions. This is an early version and you can expect it to go through many changes to achieve that goal. Spend is a Microsoft Garage project brought to you by the team that created MileIQ, which makes tracking your mileage hassle-free.
Spend currently is only available in the U.S.
- bug fixes for the month summary view
Ratings and Reviews
Nice interface. Needs a few tweaks to be great
I’d love to see something like this to compete with Expensify, but there are a few “quirks” that need addressed.
-I can’t fill out information and add a receipt picture at the same time. If I fill it out and switch to picture mode, it wipes out what I just input. The workflow needs improvement.
-when taking the receipt picture, I can’t really see what is going to be the full picture. A full screen interface would aid that.
-a clear save/submit button when creating a receipt would help immensely
- while I appreciate having the classification of business vs personal, I’m mostly doing for business. Seems to not fit the natural use case
- building/creating reports to associate expenses to is a must. A default of monthly doesn’t work when multiple trips/projects are ongoing. The tagging system is helpful but only a consolation.
- there doesn’t seem to be a clear way to mark mileage which is a surprise given the company history. Building a receipt based on miles or (even better) on map/route would be wonderful
- ultimate integration with office 365 to catch meeting/travel receipts/reservations would be killer.
Keep up the good work
Developer Response ,
Thanks LordThing, we would love the chance to speak with you regarding your experience with Spend. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we can schedule a call to listen to your feedback in using Spend. Thanks!
It does one job and it does it well
The competitors in this sector will attempt to enroll you in their specific investing platform or savings mechanism, that, surprise surprise, make them money, one way or another. Not this app. Spend, as far as I can tell, just takes the disorganized mess that is a monthly expenditure report from your bank/card, and turns it into something readable. They allow me to do all the budgeting, and make my own choices. I like this. Simpler is better. It does one job and it does it well, which is all I need a budgeting app to do. I don’t need an app to save my money, it just needs to organize my receipts (and this does that well).
Developer Response ,
Thanks so much for the feedback, jschneider99, it really means a lot to us hearing about the value that Spend brings to customers such as yourself. If there are any improvements you would like to request in Spend or any other feedback you'd like to give, to make us a 5-star app, please feel free to reach out to us at email@example.com. Thanks!
Desktop version needed
Love the idea of this app. Would work even better if I were able to pull it up on my office computer as well. I’d also like to see what I’ve entered into business or personal without scrolling through everything. Needs business and personal tabs. Would like to scroll through my pictures easier when looking for receipt photos. Also every time I select a photo it adds an extra more blurry one of the same photo. Not sure if this is a glitch or not. The concept of this app is on track just needs some modifications and tweaking to be a 5 star app.
Developer Response ,
Thanks for the feedback, Mes2kol4u! Have you heard about our Spend Web Dashboard, at dashboard.mileiq.com/purchases? It provides a web portal to manage your purchases on your desktop/laptop computer. We're sorry about the issues when attaching receipts. Can you email firstname.lastname@example.org so we can look into this? Thanks.
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.