Free business banking for professional services

The free business bank account that helps you grow your practice with a tighter handle on your accounting.

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Free business banking for professional services
Trusted by thousands of small business owners, from contractors to microbusinesses and more.

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Consultants

Legal Services

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Keeping you on top of it all, and more

When you’re in charge of your own income, banking should be the least of your worries. Skip the monthly fees and minimum balance, get unlimited cashback, and qualify for a business loan to help you grow your professional services business.

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Financial Services

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Designed to work with how you work

Separate personal and business earnings

Use Nearside banking to manage your business finances in one streamlined account, simplifying your every day (and tax season).

Unlimited cashback and big discounts for professional services

Earn 2.2% unlimited cashback in 2022 with every charge to your business debit card with no point tracking or gimmicks. Plus, get great discounts on tools like Xero, QuickBooks, SignEasy, and PandaDoc. No monthly fees or minimums.

Send payments in a snap

Send money within minutes through ACH with no fees. Plus, skip the checkbook and send checks remotely through the Nearside dashboard.

Mixing business and personal can get messy. We keep it clean. 

Keep personal and professional finances organized with a business account

Get a clear view of your finances and stay organized 
Anticipate challenges and prepare for growth
Protect your personal funds
Establish credibility with your customers
Simplify tax season and auditing

Your one-stop shop for business tools

Create an LLC

Wondering if you need to incorporate? We’ll help you figure it all out and help you skip the legal headache.

Nearside Checking

Business checking with unmatched cashback rewards—without monthly fees or minimums.

Free Resources and Guides for Small Business Owners

From business advice to ultimate guides, we've got you covered. Find solutions that save you time and money.

Hard-working security 

FDIC – Insured

Advanced encryption

We keep your information secure with the same Advanced Encryption Standard (AES-256) as the United States Military.

Enhanced data protection

Our servers are located in a secure data center, protected by an enterprise-class firewall system. 

FDIC – Insured

Integrate seamlessly

You can connect your Nearside account to the platforms that bring cash into your small business, including Lyft, Square, Amazon, Shopify, and more.

Easy answers to your toughest questions

Working for yourself can feel like a leap into the unknown. From business guides to stories from other entrepreneurs, find solutions that save you time and money while sparking inspiration.
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  1. You will earn 1% cashback plus a 1.2% cashback bonus in 2022 (total 2.2%) by using your Nearside business debit card for purchases. You will not earn cashback rewards on purchases of cash-like instruments (money orders, gift cards, etc.), peer-to-peer payments, money transfers and other transactions that do not involve purchases of goods and services. Terms and conditions apply.
  2. Conditions Apply.  Your eligibility for a loan and the loan amount will depend on factors such as: 1) length of time as an accountholder; 2) amount of debit card and other account transactions and 3) linkage of direct deposits, POS and other sources of income.  We do not use credit scores to determine eligibility for our loans.