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FAQ

  • What is SparkReceipt?
    As a new contender among receipt scanner & expense tracker apps in 2024, SparkReceipt offers an unique solution with an AI-driven digital receipt management. Using the very powerful ChatGPT AI, this receipt scanner app streamlines pre-accounting tasks, especially among international businesses working with multiple currencies at the same time. SparkReceipt is unique in its ability to read and understand any receipt or invoice in most languages and dates and prices in any format.
  • Who can benefit from SparkReceipt?
    Designed as a small business receipt tracker, SparkReceipt primarily aids freelancers and small business owners. However, individuals or couples keen on finance also find its receipt scanning and expense tracking features handy.
  • How is SparkReceipt priced?
    SparkReceipt offers both a free and a paid option. The free option enables you to scan, track and organize your receipts if you have a relatively small number of them each month. With SparkReceipt Pro, you gain access to unlimited smart AI scans, unlimited cloud storage and exhaustive export and collaboration options. Read the Plans & Pricing section to learn more in detail.
  • Can I add my employees or co-founders to the app?
    Yes, you can add your employees or co-founders to the app to collaborate on expenses and documents. Every Pro plan also includes a chance to invite accountants as read-only guest users to your account, eliminating the need for email attachments entirely.
  • What platforms does SparkReceipt support?
    You can use SparkReceipt on iOS and Android with the mobile app, and the web application with any device equipped with a modern web browser.
  • What languages and currencies does SparkReceipt work in?
    The SparkReceipt application is translated to English, French and Finnish. However, the receipt scanning and AI features work with basically any language, since it relies on the very advanced ChatGPT large language AI to read the document's contents. The OCR (optical character recognition) used to read contents of paper receipts works best with latin-variant* languages. SparkReceipt also has daily and historical currency conversion rates available between 150 currencies, so you can freely work with multiple currencies with this application. (*latin-variant languages use characters a-z with some variations like ä. ö, å and others)
  • Can I separate business and personal expenses?
    Yes, you can separate business and personal expenses in SparkReceipt. You can create multiple linked subaccounts (workspaces) under your main account to completely separate expenses between your different businesses or personal accounts.
  • Can I add receipts and invoices from email?
    Yes, with the SparkReceipt Pro plan you will have a personal inbound email address to send all your e-receipts and invoices to. They will be automatically scanned by the AI and added to your account. Tip: you can easily set up auto-forwarding filters in e.g. Gmail or Gsuite to never worry about forwarding the emails again.
  • How can I deliver the receipts and documents to my accountant?
    You have multiple options to choose from, and you can pick the best that works best for your collaboration workflow. 1. You can export your receipts and documents from SparkReceipt as CSV, Excel, or PDF files. 2. You can invite your accountant as a read-only user to your account, so they have immediate access to your expenses. 3. You can generate a live link and share it with your accountant, eliminating the need for a dedicated user account for them. The live link allows limited access to your account to view e.g. receipts, documents and expense data from one month.
  • Can I request my data be deleted from your systems?
    Yes. Read this page for detailed instructions on how you can permanently delete your account.
  • Is my data safe in SparkReceipt?
    Absolutely. We ensure good data security with using best practices in encryption and storage. Your scanned receipts and documents are backed up, versioned and encrypted both in transit and in rest (= over the internet and while stored on disk). However, as with any software system, we also recommend taking monthly exports of your data for added safety. Data exports are always available even on our free tier. We are also based in the EU, are GDPR compliant and have signed data protection agreements with our 3rd party partners like OpenAI.
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