AbaGovern­mentThe software for public administration

Innovative solutions for cities and municipalities

Progressive administrations require modern and functionally comprehensive solutions to be able to cope with the constantly increasing demands.

As market leader in the areas of Finance and Payroll / HR, Abacus offers an integrated solution that can optimally satisfy the diverse requirements of public administrations.

In total, 430 municipalities and cities in 17 cantons in German and French-speaking Switzerland with over 2.4 million residents currently rely on Abacus Business Software. 

Abacus has been developing business software with its employees at the Wittenbach, St. Gallen location for 35 years. Since 1997 Abacus Business Software has been used successfully in public administrations.

The 450 Abacus employees and experienced partners work together with the users to ensure that Abacus Business Software continuously adapts to the 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.

Your benefits

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

The central elements of the Abacus industry solution for municipalities, cities and cantons are finance, personnel, administration, cost and service accounting. Further details can be found in the following overview


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



Cost and service accounting

  • Cost Accounting
  • Service entry
  • Project Management
  • Statement of investments
  • Invoicing


cities and municipalities have chosen Abacus Business Software


cantonal administrations have worked with Abacus Business Software for years

2.8 million

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

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

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