Aba­Govern­mentThe software for public administration

Innovative solutions for cities and municipalities

Progressive administrations require modern and functionally comprehensive solutions to be able to meet ever increasing demands.

Expanding on the established software modules for finance, payroll accounting and human resources, Abacus has developed AbaGovernment, an industry solution for public administrations.

Six cantons and 570 cities and municipalities in German-speaking and French-speaking Switzerland with a population of over 3.7 million rely on Abacus Business Software.

In terms of population, Abacus now covers around 40 percent of the Swiss market.

The approximately 500 Abacus employees and the experienced Abacus partners, together with public sector users, ensure that the software is continuously adapted to changing needs and legal requirements with the help of new technologies. Abacus offers you maximum security and long-term protection of your investments in the software.

Since 1996, together with the St. Gallen partner company innosolv, Abacus has been continually developing the leading integrated solution Abacus/nest for cities and municipalities.

Your benefits

The software for public administrations offers you a modern and functional solution that meets ever-increasing demands. AbaGovernment also offers you the following advantages:

Ongoing innovations and functional expansions guarantee a future-oriented and proven solution.

Flexible information system that meets the increased information needs of a modern public administration.

Competent Abacus partners with many years of experience in public administrations offer a solution from one source.

Public Administration at a glance

Finance, personnel, administration, and cost and service accounting are the central elements of the Abacus industry solution for municipalities, cities and cantons. All functions at a glance are below:


  • Financial accounting acc.to HRM2
  • Budgeting
  • Financial planning
  • Investment planning
  • Assets Ledger
  • Cash-flow statement
  • Municipality finance statistics
  • BFS road calculation
  • Document release portal



Cost and service accounting


cities and municipalities have chosen Abacus Business Software


cantonal administrations have worked with Abacus Business Software for years

5 million

residents in all municipalities and cities that work with Abacus Business Software

Support for years

«The Abacus solution has supported us for years and we can provide our customers with modern services such as e-bills.»

Nicole Schönenbächler
Finance Department, Illnau-Effretikon City Council

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