October 09, 2007 12:19 ET

National Bank Offers Simply Accounting Software to Clients Free of Charge

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Oct. 9, 2007) - National Bank (TSX:NA) is now offering commercial clients who subscribe to Internet Banking Solutions a free download of well-known accounting program Simply Accounting at

Designed for managers and entrepreneurs, this bilingual software offers a complete and effective accounting solution for small businesses seeking a simple management tool that combines basic accounting, quick setup and ease-of-use, and payroll functions. Simply Accounting has been on the market for more than 20 years and is one of the best selling programs in Canada among SMEs.

This limited time offer is part of an agreement between the Bank and Sage Software and is the first client offering of its kind in Canada.

National Bank is one of the financial institutions most committed to SMEs, particularly in Quebec. The Bank is proud to support its business clients by offering them not only expertise, but also practical advice and simple, useful management tools such as Simply Accounting.

About National Bank of Canada

National Bank of Canada is an integrated group which provides comprehensive financial services to consumers, small and medium-sized enterprises and large corporations in its core market, while offering specialized services to its clients elsewhere in the world. National Bank offers a full array of banking services, including retail, corporate and investment banking. It is an active player on international capital markets and, through its subsidiaries, is involved in securities brokerage, insurance and wealth management as well as mutual fund and retirement plan management. National Bank has more than $124 billion in assets and, together with its subsidiaries, employs 17,169 people. The Bank's securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (NA). For more information, visit the Bank's website at

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Contact Information

  • National Bank of Canada
    Denis Dube
    Director- Public Relations