When a business is in startup phase, it likely only needs some basic business accounting software to meet its needs. As it grows, hires team members, and moves into a larger space, its accounting needs will grow too. At that point, the business will be dealing with a bigger payroll, more inventory, and a larger volume of invoices. Its taxes will become more complicated, too. The company management will need detailed reports to plan the annual budget. Once the company outgrows its startup status, it also outgrows its basic accounting software.