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Software Description:

More than 40,000 small businesses and freelancers are discovering an easy way to manage their books and invoicing. Say hello to FreeAgent.

FreeAgent is an award-winning online accounting system specifically designed to meet the needs of small businesses and freelancers. FreeAgent puts you in control by taking the jargon out of accounting and giving you real-time visibility of how your business is performing.

FreeAgent lets you manage your expenses and invoices, automatically chase payments, import bank statements and explain transactions and submit estimates/proposals. Any changes you make automatically update your accounts, giving you complete visibility of your income and expenses and showing your real-time profit position.

Software Description:

Sage 50 Accounts is now Sage 50cloud. It will change the way you do business forever.

Run your business more efficiently with a time-saving in-depth solution to manage your accounting, invoicing, cash-flow, inventory, taxes, and so much more.

Sage 50cloud seamlessly combines the power and productivity of a trusted desktop solution, with secure online access and Microsoft Office 365 integration.

Software Description:

Crunch delivers a unique combination of accounting software and real accountants for the freelance, contractor and start-up business.

Our software is developed in-house, unique to us, and tailored specifically to the needs of those audiences. Our limited company accountants help you stay on top of your finances, giving you more time to focus on running your business.

Unlimited accountancy support
Our accountants are always on hand to provide support tailored to your limited company, from answering queries on allowable business expenses to proactive advice on managing your accounts.

Manage your accounts online
Our online accounting software helps you keep on top of your limited company accounts and bookkeeping. Send invoices, record expenses and get a real-time view of your accounts and how much tax you owe - anytime, anywhere.

VAT returns
If your limited company is VAT registered, our software makes submitting VAT returns to HMRC simple. We'll also let you know when your VAT deadlines are approaching, helping you avoid any nasty fines.

Year end accounts
When your year end comes, your client manager will work with you to ensure we've everything we need to file your accounts direct with HMRC. We'll also take care of your Company Tax return and will let you know exactly how much Corporation Tax is due.

Accountancy review
Our accountancy reviews make sure your limited company accounts are in good shape. With a full check-up from one of our accountants, you'll get advice on how to claim for complex expenses, be made aware of tax schemes available to you, and much more.

IR35 review
Not sure if you're affected by IR35? We'll help you navigate the sometimes complicated rules. Our IR35 review service will assess your contracts and working practices to find out if you're at risk from an HMRC investigation and advise on the best course of action.

Our Accreditations
You can feel safe in the knowledge that we are experts in our field. Our accountants have a range of qualifications from the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT), Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). We are also IPSE accredited (which recognises our particular expertise in dealing with tax issues for the self-employed), and an AAT Accredited Employer.

Features:

  • Balance Sheet
  • Billing/Invoicing
  • Dashboard
  • Expense Tracking
  • Forecasting
  • Multi-Currency
  • Payment Processor
  • Payroll
  • Project Management
  • Timesheets
  • Customer Management
  • History/Version Control
  • Notifications
  • Accounts Receivable
  • General Account Ledger
  • Tax Management

Features:

  • PayPal
  • Customer Management
  • Dashboard
  • Calendar Management
  • Supplier Management
  • Inventory Tracking
  • Payroll
  • Multi-User
  • Tax Management
  • Multi-Currency
  • Notifications
  • P&L
  • General Account Ledger
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Billing/Invoicing
  • 2-Factor Authentication
  • Contact Management
  • Budgeting
  • Expense Tracking
  • CRM Integration
  • Data Import
  • API
  • Forecasting
  • Data Visualization
  • Balance Sheet
  • Accounts Payable

Features:

  • Notifications
  • Balance Sheet
  • Forecasting
  • General Account Ledger
  • Data Export
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Billing/Invoicing
  • Budgeting
  • Expense Tracking
  • Dashboard
  • Payroll
  • Multi-User
  • Data Import
  • API
  • Data Visualization
  • Tax Management
  • P&L
  • Accounts Payable

Summary:

  • Create beautiful, customisable invoices straight from your FreeAgent account, add payment links and set up automated invoice reminders and thank you notes.

  • Automated bank feeds import your transactions daily and you can explain 'money in' and 'money out' in an intuitive interface. FreeAgent then builds up your real-time accounts for your company and gives you a live view of your business cash flow.

  • Effortless expense and time tracking

  • Send beautiful estimates and proposals

  • FreeAgent's Dashboard brings together your invoices, expenses, bank accounts and more, helping you keep your business on the right trajectory.

  • Clear project profitability so you can keep an eye on project income and expenses.

Summary:

    No key features associated with this application.

Summary:

  • Online accounting software

  • Dedicated client manager

  • Access to team of accountants

  • Unlimited phone and email support

  • Mileage app

  • Receipt scanning app

  • Registration for company taxes

  • VAT returns completed and submitted

  • Annual accounts

  • Company Tax return filing

Basic

$96.29
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • Online accounting software
  • Dedicated client manager
  • Access to team of accountants
  • Unlimited phone and email support
  • Mileage app
  • Receipt scanning app
  • Registration for company taxes
  • VAT returns completed and submitted
  • Annual accounts
  • Company Tax return filing
  • End of year PAYE
  • Payroll for directors (up to the NI threshold)
  • Dividend payment functionality
  • Registered Office
  • Mortgage service

Plus

$151.71
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • As basic plus:
  • Self Assessment filing (up to two directors)
  • In-app chat for quicker responses
  • Service office address and forward
  • References (two per year)
  • IR35 review (one standard IR35 review)
  • Business Protect Insurance worth £59.50 plus IPT (must be activated)
  • Payroll for up to 10 employees
  • Accountancy healthcheck (one per year)
  • Mortgage service (£150 cashback)

Premium

$272.24
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • As Plus, plus:
  • Self Assessment filing (up to four directors)
  • IR35 review (two standard IR35 reviews or one enhanced IR35 review)
  • Payroll for up to 10 employees
  • Accountancy healthcheck (two per year)
  • Mortgage service (£250 cashback)
  • Bookkeeping
  • Pension auto-enrolment (set up costs additional £270+VAT)

FAQs:

    No FAQs associated with this application.

FAQs:

    No FAQs associated with this application.

FAQs:

    Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Freelancers, contractors, self employed and start-up businesses.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Yes, unlimited support via phone, email, and in-app chat. Plus, a series of help centre articles, videos and business guides.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • Managing business finances.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • Web app, iOS app, and Android App.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Yes.

Publisher:

Founded:
2007
Based in:
Edinburgh
Employees:
51-200
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Newcastle upon Tyne
Employees:
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Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other:

Who uses Sage 50cloud
  • Freelance
  • Startups
  • SMEs
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
  • Windows
  • Macintosh
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
  • WinPhone
  • Blackberry
Languages:
English
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other:

Who uses Crunch
  • Personal
  • Freelance
  • Startups
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
  • Macintosh
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
Languages:
English
Regional Restrictions:
UK only
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