Guidance

Simple record keeping applications: commercial software suppliers

Updated 4 May 2017

Choose a commercial supplier

To help small businesses with record keeping, below is a list of software suppliers that have produced simple record keeping applications some of which meet cash basis and simplified expenses specifications following consultation with HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). Many of these applications are free.

Please note that HMRC can’t recommend or endorse any one product or service over another and won’t be responsible for any loss, damage, cost or expense in connection with using this software.

Software supplier Product name Platform Suitable for
1Tap Receipts 1Tap Receipts app for self-assessment iPhone, iPad, Android, web Record keeping and simplified expenses
10 Minute Accounts 10 Minute Accounts Web-based application Record keeping and simplified expenses
123 Tax 123 Tax application Windows phone Record keeping
Arithmo Ltd SimpleTax iPhone, iPad, Android and Web Self Assessment Tax Return submission, self employed and landlord record keeping, receipt scanning
BarTax Services Ltd Cash book, VAT and Profit and Loss App iPhone, iPad iOS Record keeping
Basetax Ltd Basetax Record Keeping iPhone, iPad iOS
web-based application
Record keeping and simplified expenses
Business Hound

Telephone:
01383 667 078
Business Hound Web-based application, Android, iOS Record keeping and simplified expenses
Clear Books Accounting Software

Telephone:
0800 862 0202
Clear Books Mobile iPhone, iPad, Android Record keeping
Dod-dle Corporation

Telephone:
03333 660 012
Dod-dle Web-based application Recording simplified expenses, raising sales invoices, tracking payments
FEXCO Expense Manager All/web based Employee expense automation
Forbes Computer Systems Ltd Forbes Receipt Keeper Android Record keeping
FreeAgent Central Ltd

Telephone:
0800 288 8691
FreeAgent Web-based application, Android, iOS, Windows phone Record keeping and simplified expenses
Geode Software Ltd Easy Books iOS and MAC Record Keeping and simplified expenses
Immagini Ltd

Telephone:
01494 858374
ZipZipBooks Android Record keeping
Intuit QuickBooks Web-based application, Android, and iOS Record keeping, simplified tax and simplified expenses
Kagazz

Telephone:
0800 891261
Kagazz Web Portal, Android, iPhone Record keeping and simplified expenses
KashFlow from IRIS KashFlow Android, iPhone, web-based application, Windows phone Record keeping and simplified expenses
Monzia Monzia Android, web-based application Record keeping, simplified expenses and Universal Credits reporting
MyFirmsApp MyFirmsApp iPhone, iPad, Android, web A compliant App solution for accountants and bookkeepers that handles income, expenses and more
Pandle

Telephone:
020 3355 4047
Pandle Free Cloud Accounting Web-based application, Android, iPhone, iPad, iOS, Windows phone Record keeping, simplified expenses and simplified tax
PaperLess PaperLess Client based application Record keeping
Quick File Ltd

Telephone:
0845 094 0107
Quick File Web-based application Record keeping
Sage Sage One Start Web-based application Record and track income, expenses and raise invoices
Sage Sage Expenses and Invoicing Mobile application, iPhone, iPad, iOS Free mobile app that enables you to record and track income, expenditure and raise invoices.
Xero

Telephone:
0800 085 3719
Xero Web-based application, Android, iOS Record keeping and simplified expenses

Support and security for commercial software

HMRC has not carried out any testing of the listed applications and do not carry out any form of security testing of developer products or services. Customers are encouraged to ask their suppliers for information about the security aspects of the products and services they provide.