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Offer of the month | Paid software & accounting packages

Focus on your business this summer, not your accounting with 50% off for your first 3 months

Valid on all of our paid subscriptions*

Awarding-winning accounting platform
Manage your finances in real time with easy-to-use software

Bookkeeping made easy

Our tech will take the admin out of your accounting and help simplify your life.

One stop shop

Software plus service. You’ll have access to a team of accountants ready to answer any financial questions.

Fair pricing 

You’ll have no surprises with our upfront, clear pricing.

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How Crunch can help you

Tired of your business bookkeeping taking up valuable time? Want tax advice from a real person?

All our subscriptions give you access to a team of accountants. They’re here to offer advice and guidance, saving you time and effort when it comes to bookkeeping and business finances.

Chat to one of our team now to claim your discount.

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Why business owners love us

Milind Barve

January 24, 2022

One of the best online accountants. I ran two Limited Companies with Crunch. An amazing experience, I would definitely recommend.

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Annie Munday

January 24, 2022

Crunch are fantastic. Always there to support you, which is especially useful when you are a new business owner. Super fast and reliable service.

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Rob

January 21, 2022

Crunch has always provided me with a great service. I have repeatedly recommended them to my friends.

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We understand your individual needs

The software

Our easy-to-use platform will cut down your accountancy admin.

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Software for sole traders and limited companies
None of our competitors offer qualified accountants in house
Software and service: qualified accountants at your fingertips

The service

Video support, unlimited access to accountants, and much more. Everything you need to help run your business.

Business support

Our client management team can help with all things Crunch. Whether you need training on our software, want to add something new to your plan, or have a question, they can assist.

Experienced accountants

There’s nothing like having an expert on your side. Our accountants are on hand whenever you need, however big or small your question.

One-stop shop

If you need specific financial advice, why not ask one of our specialists? The team can help with payroll, tax, mortgages, legal questions, and much more.

"Hi there I have a question about my bank reconciliation this month."A chat response from a crunch accountant

Astoundingly affordable pay-monthly plans.

The value

Choose the best option for your business with our flexible subscriptions. Get the essentials (including unlimited access to our accountants) with every choice. Plus, use add ons to tailor your plan to your exact needs.

Free forever

Crunch Free

Perfect starter accountancy & tax software for a Sole Trader or Limited Company.
Forever free and upgradable.

From £0.00

Free forever
Get started
Free accounting software

Keep track of all your invoices, payments, and expenses using our free online bookkeeping software. Easily upgrade for expert support whenever you need it.

Create and issue invoices

Send professional invoices to your clients on-the-go, personalise invoices with your company logo, record and track your income, and set up recurring invoices and late payment reminders.

Record & track expenses

Easily keep track of all your business expenses, set up recurring expenses and even use our free app (‘Snap’) to take a photo of your receipts and have them automatically uploaded to your Crunch software.

Connect your bank account

Link your business bank account to your Crunch software to quickly import bank statements and make reconciling your accounts quicker. Our software integrates with most major banks.

Bank reconciliation

Import all your transactions from your bank account and match them against expenses and invoices, our software makes suggestions for matching transactions to make your bookkeeping easy. Once your account is up to date and reconciled, our software will make publishing your accounts and filing your statutory returns easy.

Real time tax dashboard

Get a complete overview of what tax you owe with our real-time dashboard, giving you a clear and instant picture of your business finances.

Unlimited accountancy support

Upgrade to pro to get unlimited accounting support and advice tailored to your business from our expert team.

Dedicated client management

Your own team of Crunch client managers will be on hand for day-to-day contact. They’ll guide you through your online accounting software, make sure you stay on top of deadlines, and help you with support and advice on dealing with HMRC. We’re online, so you’ll always be able to get hold of us; no appointments, no fuss.

Annual accountancy healthcheck

Get expert advice on improving your company’s growth and tax-efficiency. Our Accountancy Healthcheck is designed to provide guidance on helping improve your limited company's financial performance, assist with any changes in regulations and the impact on your business, and help you to understand the changing needs of your business.

In-app chat

Instant chat with your client managers for effortless questions.

HMRC Registration

We’ll take care of getting you registered with HMRC, as well as for any personal or business taxes, so you’ll be up and running in no time.

Year end accounts

For Limited companies, we will ensure your annual accounts are prepared and filed correctly. All you need to do is ensure your accounts are up to date and our expert accountants will prepare perfectly and file directly with HMRC and Companies House.

Director payroll

Our simple Real Time Information (RTI) compliant payroll software makes it easy to set up a monthly, recurring salary. All your HMRC filing and payslips are done for you, our software connects to HMRC, so any PAYE-related returns can be submitted directly to ensure you’re compliant.

Tax-efficient dividends

Crunch software for Limited Companies is the most advanced in the market with the ability to pay yourself as a Director in the most efficient way possible. The software calculates everything, produces a Dividend Certificate, along with a tax efficient Director's payroll and even produces Board Meeting minutes approving the dividend release.

VAT filing

If you’re VAT registered, your software will automatically calculate your VAT transactions and prepare your returns for filing with HMRC every quarter when due.

Once you’ve approved it, you can submit your VAT return to HMRC with our online accounting software quickly and efficiently. 

We’ll always remind you of upcoming deadlines so you’ll always be aware of your responsibilities. Your software is HMRC compatible and meets the Making Tax Digital (MTD) requirements. VAT filing can be added quickly to make Crunch Free even more powerful.

Self Assessment filing
add-on

Get expert help to prepare your Self Assessment and submit it to HMRC using our innovative online accounting software. We’ll make sure you’re paying the correct amount of personal tax and claiming all the allowances you’re entitled to. We provide a comprehensive review of your Self Assessment, as well as help with more complex returns, such as advising you on multiple sources of income. You can easily get this brilliant service as a separate ADD-ON for Crunch Free users.

TwinTrack - ultimate IR35 solution

Our switchable IR35 service means you can seamlessly move between limited company working or Umbrella payroll if your assignment is inside IR35. Our Crunch software can make any deductions you need for employment taxes, or handle any client payments you receive that have already had employment taxes deducted.

You’ll get online IR35 assessments to check the status of your assignments. You’ll also get one, free detailed review of the IR35 status of an assignment contract with a report showing your areas of risk, and recommendations to help evidence your contract is outside IR35. A Crunch expert will review your company's contract with your end client and the actual working practices in place to help you understand your employment status (one detailed review and report per year).

Since IR35 doesn’t apply to sole traders, our IR35 support is not applicable to those on our Sole Trader Pro package.

Company formation

Sole traders don't need to form a Limited Company however if you want to switch it's super easy and the Crunch team will form one for you.

Service address & mail forwarding

Sole traders do not require this service.

Registered office service

If you are a Sole trader, a sole trader doesn’t need a Registered Office. For a Limited company this service can be purchased as an add-on.

Professional references

Whether you need a lettings, mortgage, financial, or non-financial reference, we can help.

Snap app

Record expenses instantly on your mobile with our app (‘Snap’). Simply take a picture of your receipt and Snap will capture all the important data (including date, price, and VAT), then automatically record it as an expense in your Crunch account. Available for Android and iPhone.

TripCatcher

Easily keep track of business mileage on the go with 'TripCatcher'. Just enter the miles you’ve travelled after each business journey using the free TripCatcher app or website. Your mileage claim will be calculated and recorded as an expense automatically in your Crunch account. It’ll even take care of any tricky VAT calculations needed if you’re VAT registered.

Most popular

Limited Company Pro

Includes accounting software and unlimited accountancy support with director payroll, dividends and more.

From

£39.50 £19.75

From

£75.50 £37.75

+VAT per month
Request a callback
Pro accounting software

Easy-to-use online accounting software that lets you send and track all your invoices, and record payments and expenses, so you can get a real-time view of how your business is doing anytime, anywhere.

Create and issue invoices

Send professional invoices to your clients on-the-go, personalise invoices with your company logo, record and track your income, and set up recurring invoices and late payment reminders.

Record & track expenses

Easily keep track of all your business expenses, set up recurring expenses and even use our free app (‘Snap’) to take a photo of your receipts and have them automatically uploaded to your Crunch software.

Connect your bank account

Link your business bank account to your Crunch software to quickly import bank statements and make reconciling your accounts quicker. Our software integrates with most major banks.

Bank reconciliation

Import all your transactions from your bank account and match them against expenses and invoices, our software makes suggestions for matching transactions to make your bookkeeping easy. Once your account is up to date and reconciled, our software will make publishing your accounts and filing your statutory returns easy.

Real time tax dashboard

Get a complete overview of what tax you owe with our real-time dashboard, giving you a clear and instant picture of your business finances.

Unlimited accountancy support

Get access to your own team of Crunch client managers and accountants, on hand for day-to-day support. They’ll guide you through your online accounting software, make sure you stay on top of deadlines, and help you with support and advice on dealing with HMRC.

Dedicated client management

Your own team of Crunch client managers will be on hand for day-to-day contact. They’ll guide you through your online accounting software, make sure you stay on top of deadlines, and help you with support and advice on dealing with HMRC. We’re online, so you’ll always be able to get hold of us; no appointments, no fuss.

Annual accountancy healthcheck
add-on

Get expert advice on improving your company’s growth and tax-efficiency.

Our Crunch Premium package includes an Accountancy Healthcheck every 12 months. Our Accountancy Healthcheck is designed to provide guidance on helping improve your limited company's financial performance, assist with any changes in regulations and the impact on your business, and help you to understand the changing needs of your business.

Crunch Pro package clients are able to purchase an Accountancy Healthcheck as an add-on service.

In-app chat

Upgrade to Premium and start a direct chat with one of our friendly client managers for quicker in-software support.

HMRC Registration

We’ll take care of getting you registered with HMRC, as well as for any personal or business taxes, so you’ll be up and running in no time.

Year end accounts
add-on

We’ll make sure your annual accounts are prepared and filed correctly. Once we’ve got the information we need from you, your accounts will be prepared by our expert accountants and filed directly with HMRC and Companies House at the click of a button.

Crunch Pro package clients are able to purchase Year-end-accounts as an add-on service. Please speak to an advisor.

Director payroll

Our simple Real Time Information (RTI) compliant payroll software makes it easy for Pro and Premium clients to set up a monthly, recurring salary. All your HMRC filing and payslips are done for you, our software connects to HMRC, so any PAYE-related returns can be submitted directly to ensure you’re compliant.

Pro package clients can have up to two directors taking a salary up to the relevant National Insurance (NI) threshold. If you wish to take more than the NI threshold amount as a salary you’ll have to use our add-on payroll service.

If you wish to take on employees who are not also company directors, you’ll have to use our add-on payroll service.

If you have multiple sources of employment income or you're receiving a pension, you may have a non-standard tax code. In this case, we’ll review your situation and you may have to use our add-on payroll service.

Tax-efficient dividends

As well as taking a director’s salary, you’ll usually want to take dividends from your company profits. Crunch makes paying yourself tax-efficiently with dividend payments easy. Our software lets you make quick and easy dividend payments at the click of a button and produces all the records you’ll need to keep for HMRC.

VAT registration and filing

If you’re VAT registered, your software will automatically calculate your VAT transactions and prepare your returns for filing with HMRC every quarter when due.

Once you’ve approved it, you can submit your VAT return to HMRC with our online accounting software quickly and efficiently. 

We’ll always remind you of upcoming deadlines so you’ll always be aware of your responsibilities. Your software is HMRC compatible and meets the Making Tax Digital (MTD) requirements.

Self Assessment filing
add-on

Get expert help to prepare your Self Assessment, and submit it to HMRC using our innovative online accounting software. We’ll make sure you’re paying the correct amount of personal tax and claiming all the allowances you’re entitled to. We provide a comprehensive review of your Self Assessment, as well as help with more complex returns, such as advising you on multiple sources of income. 

Self Assessment support comes as standard on our Premium package.

TwinTrack - ultimate IR35 solution
add-on

Upgrade to our Crunch Premium package if you have any concerns about IR35. We have a complete range of IR35 solutions: our switchable IR35 service means you can seamlessly move between limited company working or Umbrella payroll if your assignment is inside IR35. Our Crunch software can make any deductions you need for employment taxes, or handle any client payments you receive that have already had employment taxes deducted.

You’ll get unlimited online IR35 assessments to check the status of your assignments. You’ll also get one, free detailed review of the IR35 status of an assignment contract with a report showing your areas of risk, and recommendations to help evidence your contract is outside IR35. A Crunch expert will review your company's contract with your end client and the actual working practices in place to help you understand your employment status (one detailed review and report per year).

Crunch Pro package clients get unlimited online IR35 assessments and are able to purchase a detailed IR35 review as an add-on service.

Company formation

We’ll form your small business or limited company on your behalf and ensure your business is registered for all appropriate taxes.

Service address & mail forwarding

We provide you with a London service address for maximum professionalism and confidence. This service is included as standard in our Premium package.

Registered office address
add-on

Crunch can provide an additional service to hide your home address from the public register and provide digital copies of all your company post.

Professional references
add-on

Up to two accountant’s references per year for lettings or mortgages.

If you need an accountant’s reference to confirm your business finances we can help. For our Premium package clients, we'll provide up to two references for lettings or mortgage purposes each year.

If you’re a Pro package client or require other types of reference, we can still help you, though there will be an additional charge.

We can provide non-financial references to meet your specific requirements for an add-on fee on request.

Snap app

Record expenses instantly on your mobile with our app (‘Snap’). Simply take a picture of your receipt and Snap will capture all the important data (including date, price, and VAT), then automatically record it as an expense in your Crunch account. Available for Android and iPhone.

TripCatcher

Easily keep track of business mileage on the go with 'TripCatcher'. Just enter the miles you’ve travelled after each business journey using the free TripCatcher app or website. Your mileage claim will be calculated and recorded as an expense automatically in your Crunch account. It’ll even take care of any tricky VAT calculations needed if you’re VAT registered.

Free forever!

Crunch Free

Perfect starter accountancy & tax software for a Sole Trader or Limited Company.
Forever free and upgradable.

From £0.00

Free forever
Get started
Free accounting software

Keep track of all your invoices, payments, and expenses using our free online bookkeeping software. Easily upgrade for expert support whenever you need it.

Create and issue invoices

Send professional invoices to your clients on-the-go, personalise invoices with your company logo, record and track your income, and set up recurring invoices and late payment reminders.

Record & track expenses

Easily keep track of all your business expenses, set up recurring expenses and even use our free app (‘Snap’) to take a photo of your receipts and have them automatically uploaded to your Crunch software.

Connect your bank account

Link your business bank account to your Crunch software to quickly import bank statements and make reconciling your accounts quicker. Our software integrates with most major banks.

Bank reconciliation

Import all your transactions from your bank account and match them against expenses and invoices, our software makes suggestions for matching transactions to make your bookkeeping easy. Once your account is up to date and reconciled, our software will make publishing your accounts and filing your statutory returns easy.

Real time tax dashboard

Get a complete overview of what tax you owe with our real-time dashboard, giving you a clear and instant picture of your business finances.

Unlimited accountancy support

Upgrade to pro to get unlimited accounting support and advice tailored to your business from our expert team.

Dedicated client management

Your own team of Crunch client managers will be on hand for day-to-day contact. They’ll guide you through your online accounting software, make sure you stay on top of deadlines, and help you with support and advice on dealing with HMRC. We’re online, so you’ll always be able to get hold of us; no appointments, no fuss.

Annual accountancy healthcheck

Get expert advice on improving your company’s growth and tax-efficiency. Our Accountancy Healthcheck is designed to provide guidance on helping improve your limited company's financial performance, assist with any changes in regulations and the impact on your business, and help you to understand the changing needs of your business.

In-app chat

Instant chat with your client managers for effortless questions.

HMRC Registration

We’ll take care of getting you registered with HMRC, as well as for any personal or business taxes, so you’ll be up and running in no time.

Year end accounts

For Limited companies, we will ensure your annual accounts are prepared and filed correctly. All you need to do is ensure your accounts are up to date and our expert accountants will prepare perfectly and file directly with HMRC and Companies House.

Director payroll

Our simple Real Time Information (RTI) compliant payroll software makes it easy to set up a monthly, recurring salary. All your HMRC filing and payslips are done for you, our software connects to HMRC, so any PAYE-related returns can be submitted directly to ensure you’re compliant.

Tax-efficient dividends

Crunch software for Limited Companies is the most advanced in the market with the ability to pay yourself as a Director in the most efficient way possible. The software calculates everything, produces a Dividend Certificate, along with a tax efficient Director's payroll and even produces Board Meeting minutes approving the dividend release.

VAT filing

If you’re VAT registered, your software will automatically calculate your VAT transactions and prepare your returns for filing with HMRC every quarter when due.

Once you’ve approved it, you can submit your VAT return to HMRC with our online accounting software quickly and efficiently. 

We’ll always remind you of upcoming deadlines so you’ll always be aware of your responsibilities. Your software is HMRC compatible and meets the Making Tax Digital (MTD) requirements. VAT filing can be added quickly to make Crunch Free even more powerful.

Self Assessment filing
add-on

Get expert help to prepare your Self Assessment and submit it to HMRC using our innovative online accounting software. We’ll make sure you’re paying the correct amount of personal tax and claiming all the allowances you’re entitled to. We provide a comprehensive review of your Self Assessment, as well as help with more complex returns, such as advising you on multiple sources of income. You can easily get this brilliant service as a separate ADD-ON for Crunch Free users.

TwinTrack - ultimate IR35 solution

Our switchable IR35 service means you can seamlessly move between limited company working or Umbrella payroll if your assignment is inside IR35. Our Crunch software can make any deductions you need for employment taxes, or handle any client payments you receive that have already had employment taxes deducted.

You’ll get online IR35 assessments to check the status of your assignments. You’ll also get one, free detailed review of the IR35 status of an assignment contract with a report showing your areas of risk, and recommendations to help evidence your contract is outside IR35. A Crunch expert will review your company's contract with your end client and the actual working practices in place to help you understand your employment status (one detailed review and report per year).

Since IR35 doesn’t apply to sole traders, our IR35 support is not applicable to those on our Sole Trader Pro package.

Company formation

Sole traders don't need to form a Limited Company however if you want to switch it's super easy and the Crunch team will form one for you.

Service address & mail forwarding

Sole traders do not require this service.

Registered office service

If you are a Sole trader, a sole trader doesn’t need a Registered Office. For a Limited company this service can be purchased as an add-on.

Professional references

Whether you need a lettings, mortgage, financial, or non-financial reference, we can help.

Snap app

Record expenses instantly on your mobile with our app (‘Snap’). Simply take a picture of your receipt and Snap will capture all the important data (including date, price, and VAT), then automatically record it as an expense in your Crunch account. Available for Android and iPhone.

TripCatcher

Easily keep track of business mileage on the go with 'TripCatcher'. Just enter the miles you’ve travelled after each business journey using the free TripCatcher app or website. Your mileage claim will be calculated and recorded as an expense automatically in your Crunch account. It’ll even take care of any tricky VAT calculations needed if you’re VAT registered.

Everything you need

Limited Company Premium

Our 'ALL IN' package with everything from Limited Company Pro and more. For 1-4 Director Ltd Company businesses.

From £115.50 £57.75

+VAT per month
Request a callback
Pro accounting software

Easy-to-use online accounting software that lets you send and track all your invoices, and record payments and expenses, so you can get a real-time view of how your business is doing anytime, anywhere.

Create and issue invoices

Send professional invoices to your clients on-the-go, personalise invoices with your company logo, record and track your income, and set up recurring invoices and late payment reminders.

Record & track expenses

Easily keep track of all your business expenses, set up recurring expenses and even use our free app (‘Snap’) to take a photo of your receipts and have them automatically uploaded to your Crunch software.

Connect your bank account

Link your business bank account to your Crunch software to quickly import bank statements and make reconciling your accounts quicker. Our software integrates with most major banks.

Bank reconciliation

Import all your transactions from your bank account and match them against expenses and invoices, our software makes suggestions for matching transactions to make your bookkeeping easy. Once your account is up to date and reconciled, our software will make publishing your accounts and filing your statutory returns easy.

Real time tax dashboard

Get a complete overview of what tax you owe with our real-time dashboard, giving you a clear and instant picture of your business finances.

Unlimited accountancy support

Get access to your own team of Crunch client managers and accountants, on hand for day-to-day support. They’ll guide you through your online accounting software, make sure you stay on top of deadlines, and help you with support and advice on dealing with HMRC.

Dedicated client management

Your own team of Crunch client managers will be on hand for day-to-day contact. They’ll guide you through your online accounting software, make sure you stay on top of deadlines, and help you with support and advice on dealing with HMRC. We’re online, so you’ll always be able to get hold of us; no appointments, no fuss.

Annual accountancy healthcheck

Get expert advice on improving your company’s growth and tax-efficiency.

Our Crunch Premium package includes an Accountancy Healthcheck every 12 months. Our Accountancy Healthcheck is designed to provide guidance on helping improve your limited company's financial performance, assist with any changes in regulations and the impact on your business, and help you to understand the changing needs of your business.

In-app chat

Start a direct chat with one of our friendly client managers for quicker in-software support.

HMRC Registration

We’ll take care of getting you registered with HMRC, as well as for any personal or business taxes, so you’ll be up and running in no time.

Year end accounts

We’ll make sure your annual accounts are prepared and filed correctly. Once we’ve got the information we need from you, your accounts will be prepared by our expert accountants and filed directly with HMRC and Companies House at the click of a button.

Director payroll

Our simple Real Time Information (RTI) compliant payroll software makes it easy for Pro and Premium clients to set up a monthly, recurring salary. All your HMRC filing and payslips are done for you, our software connects to HMRC, so any PAYE-related returns can be submitted directly to ensure you’re compliant.

Pro package clients can have up to two directors taking a salary up to the relevant National Insurance (NI) threshold. If you wish to take more than the NI threshold amount as a salary you’ll have to use our add-on payroll service.

If you wish to take on employees who are not also company directors, you’ll have to use our add-on payroll service.

If you have multiple sources of employment income or you're receiving a pension, you may have a non-standard tax code. In this case, we’ll review your situation and you may have to use our add-on payroll service.

Tax-efficient dividends

As well as taking a director’s salary, you’ll usually want to take dividends from your company profits. Crunch makes paying yourself tax-efficiently with dividend payments easy. Our software lets you make quick and easy dividend payments at the click of a button and produces all the records you’ll need to keep for HMRC.

VAT registration and filing

If you’re VAT registered, your software will automatically calculate your VAT transactions and prepare your returns for filing with HMRC every quarter when due.

Once you’ve approved it, you can submit your VAT return to HMRC with our online accounting software quickly and efficiently. 

We’ll always remind you of upcoming deadlines so you’ll always be aware of your responsibilities. Your software is HMRC compatible and meets the Making Tax Digital (MTD) requirements.

Self Assessment filing

Get expert help to prepare your Self Assessment and submit it to HMRC using our innovative online accounting software. We’ll make sure you’re paying the correct amount of personal tax and claiming all the allowances you’re entitled to. We provide a comprehensive review of your Self Assessment, as well as help with more complex returns, such as advising you on multiple sources of income.

TwinTrack - ultimate IR35 solution

Our Premium package offers a complete range of IR35 solutions. Our switchable IR35 service means you can seamlessly move between limited company working or Umbrella payroll if your assignment is inside IR35. Our Crunch software can make any deductions you need for employment taxes, or handle any client payments you receive that have already had employment taxes deducted.

You’ll get unlimited online IR35 assessments to check the status of your assignments. You’ll also get one, free detailed review of the IR35 status of an assignment contract with a report showing your areas of risk, and recommendations to help evidence your contract is outside IR35. A Crunch expert will review your company's contract with your end client and the actual working practices in place to help you understand your employment status (one detailed review and report per year).

Company formation

We’ll form your small business or limited company on your behalf and ensure your business is registered for all appropriate taxes.

Service address & mail forwarding

We provide you with a London service address for maximum professionalism and confidence.

Registered office address
add-on

Crunch can provide an additional service to hide your home address from the public register and provide digital copies of all your company post.

Professional references

Up to two accountant’s references per year for lettings or mortgages.

If you need an accountant’s reference to confirm your business finances we can help. For our Premium package clients, we'll provide up to two references for lettings or mortgage purposes each year.

If you’re a Pro package client or require other types of reference, we can still help you, though there will be an additional charge.

We can provide non-financial references to meet your specific requirements for an add-on fee on request.

Snap app

Record expenses instantly on your mobile with our app (‘Snap’). Simply take a picture of your receipt and Snap will capture all the important data (including date, price, and VAT), then automatically record it as an expense in your Crunch account. Available for Android and iPhone.

TripCatcher

Easily keep track of business mileage on the go with 'TripCatcher'. Just enter the miles you’ve travelled after each business journey using the free TripCatcher app or website. Your mileage claim will be calculated and recorded as an expense automatically in your Crunch account. It’ll even take care of any tricky VAT calculations needed if you’re VAT registered.

Free forever!

Crunch Free

Perfect starter accountancy & tax software for a Sole Trader or Limited Company.
Forever free and upgradable.

From £0.00

Free forever
Get started
Free accounting software

Keep track of all your invoices, payments, and expenses using our free online bookkeeping software. Easily upgrade for expert support whenever you need it.

Create and issue invoices

Send professional invoices to your clients on-the-go, personalise invoices with your company logo, record and track your income, and set up recurring invoices and late payment reminders.

Record & track expenses

Easily keep track of all your business expenses, set up recurring expenses and even use our free app (‘Snap’) to take a photo of your receipts and have them automatically uploaded to your Crunch software.

Connect your bank account

Link your business bank account to your Crunch software to quickly import bank statements and make reconciling your accounts quicker. Our software integrates with most major banks.

Bank reconciliation

Import all your transactions from your bank account and match them against expenses and invoices, our software makes suggestions for matching transactions to make your bookkeeping easy. Once your account is up to date and reconciled, our software will make publishing your accounts and filing your statutory returns easy.

Real time tax dashboard

Get a complete overview of what tax you owe with our real-time dashboard, giving you a clear and instant picture of your business finances.

Unlimited accountancy support

Upgrade to pro to get unlimited accounting support and advice tailored to your business from our expert team.

Dedicated client management

Your own team of Crunch client managers will be on hand for day-to-day contact. They’ll guide you through your online accounting software, make sure you stay on top of deadlines, and help you with support and advice on dealing with HMRC. We’re online, so you’ll always be able to get hold of us; no appointments, no fuss.

Annual accountancy healthcheck

Get expert advice on improving your company’s growth and tax-efficiency. Our Accountancy Healthcheck is designed to provide guidance on helping improve your limited company's financial performance, assist with any changes in regulations and the impact on your business, and help you to understand the changing needs of your business.

In-app chat

Instant chat with your client managers for effortless questions.

HMRC Registration

We’ll take care of getting you registered with HMRC, as well as for any personal or business taxes, so you’ll be up and running in no time.

Year end accounts

For Limited companies, we will ensure your annual accounts are prepared and filed correctly. All you need to do is ensure your accounts are up to date and our expert accountants will prepare perfectly and file directly with HMRC and Companies House.

Director payroll

Our simple Real Time Information (RTI) compliant payroll software makes it easy to set up a monthly, recurring salary. All your HMRC filing and payslips are done for you, our software connects to HMRC, so any PAYE-related returns can be submitted directly to ensure you’re compliant.

Tax-efficient dividends

Crunch software for Limited Companies is the most advanced in the market with the ability to pay yourself as a Director in the most efficient way possible. The software calculates everything, produces a Dividend Certificate, along with a tax efficient Director's payroll and even produces Board Meeting minutes approving the dividend release.

VAT filing

If you’re VAT registered, your software will automatically calculate your VAT transactions and prepare your returns for filing with HMRC every quarter when due.

Once you’ve approved it, you can submit your VAT return to HMRC with our online accounting software quickly and efficiently. 

We’ll always remind you of upcoming deadlines so you’ll always be aware of your responsibilities. Your software is HMRC compatible and meets the Making Tax Digital (MTD) requirements. VAT filing can be added quickly to make Crunch Free even more powerful.

Self Assessment filing
add-on

Get expert help to prepare your Self Assessment and submit it to HMRC using our innovative online accounting software. We’ll make sure you’re paying the correct amount of personal tax and claiming all the allowances you’re entitled to. We provide a comprehensive review of your Self Assessment, as well as help with more complex returns, such as advising you on multiple sources of income. You can easily get this brilliant service as a separate ADD-ON for Crunch Free users.

TwinTrack - ultimate IR35 solution

Our switchable IR35 service means you can seamlessly move between limited company working or Umbrella payroll if your assignment is inside IR35. Our Crunch software can make any deductions you need for employment taxes, or handle any client payments you receive that have already had employment taxes deducted.

You’ll get online IR35 assessments to check the status of your assignments. You’ll also get one, free detailed review of the IR35 status of an assignment contract with a report showing your areas of risk, and recommendations to help evidence your contract is outside IR35. A Crunch expert will review your company's contract with your end client and the actual working practices in place to help you understand your employment status (one detailed review and report per year).

Since IR35 doesn’t apply to sole traders, our IR35 support is not applicable to those on our Sole Trader Pro package.

Company formation

Sole traders don't need to form a Limited Company however if you want to switch it's super easy and the Crunch team will form one for you.

Service address & mail forwarding

Sole traders do not require this service.

Registered office service

If you are a Sole trader, a sole trader doesn’t need a Registered Office. For a Limited company this service can be purchased as an add-on.

Professional references

Whether you need a lettings, mortgage, financial, or non-financial reference, we can help.

Snap app

Record expenses instantly on your mobile with our app (‘Snap’). Simply take a picture of your receipt and Snap will capture all the important data (including date, price, and VAT), then automatically record it as an expense in your Crunch account. Available for Android and iPhone.

TripCatcher

Easily keep track of business mileage on the go with 'TripCatcher'. Just enter the miles you’ve travelled after each business journey using the free TripCatcher app or website. Your mileage claim will be calculated and recorded as an expense automatically in your Crunch account. It’ll even take care of any tricky VAT calculations needed if you’re VAT registered.

everything you need

Limited Company Premium

Our 'ALL IN' package with everything from Limited Company Pro and more. For 1-4 Director Ltd Company businesses.

From £115.50 £57.75

+VAT per month
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Pro accounting software

Easy-to-use online accounting software that lets you send and track all your invoices, and record payments and expenses, so you can get a real-time view of how your business is doing anytime, anywhere.

Create and issue invoices

Send professional invoices to your clients on-the-go, personalise invoices with your company logo, record and track your income, and set up recurring invoices and late payment reminders.

Record & track expenses

Easily keep track of all your business expenses, set up recurring expenses and even use our free app (‘Snap’) to take a photo of your receipts and have them automatically uploaded to your Crunch software.

Connect your bank account

Link your business bank account to your Crunch software to quickly import bank statements and make reconciling your accounts quicker. Our software integrates with most major banks.

Bank reconciliation

Import all your transactions from your bank account and match them against expenses and invoices, our software makes suggestions for matching transactions to make your bookkeeping easy. Once your account is up to date and reconciled, our software will make publishing your accounts and filing your statutory returns easy.

Real time tax dashboard

Get a complete overview of what tax you owe with our real-time dashboard, giving you a clear and instant picture of your business finances.

Unlimited accountancy support

Get access to your own team of Crunch client managers and accountants, on hand for day-to-day support. They’ll guide you through your online accounting software, make sure you stay on top of deadlines, and help you with support and advice on dealing with HMRC.

Dedicated client management

Your own team of Crunch client managers will be on hand for day-to-day contact. They’ll guide you through your online accounting software, make sure you stay on top of deadlines, and help you with support and advice on dealing with HMRC. We’re online, so you’ll always be able to get hold of us; no appointments, no fuss.

Annual accountancy healthcheck

Get expert advice on improving your company’s growth and tax-efficiency.

Our Crunch Premium package includes an Accountancy Healthcheck every 12 months. Our Accountancy Healthcheck is designed to provide guidance on helping improve your limited company's financial performance, assist with any changes in regulations and the impact on your business, and help you to understand the changing needs of your business.

In-app chat

Start a direct chat with one of our friendly client managers for quicker in-software support.

HMRC Registration

We’ll take care of getting you registered with HMRC, as well as for any personal or business taxes, so you’ll be up and running in no time.

Year end accounts

We’ll make sure your annual accounts are prepared and filed correctly. Once we’ve got the information we need from you, your accounts will be prepared by our expert accountants and filed directly with HMRC and Companies House at the click of a button.

Director payroll

Our simple Real Time Information (RTI) compliant payroll software makes it easy for Pro and Premium clients to set up a monthly, recurring salary. All your HMRC filing and payslips are done for you, our software connects to HMRC, so any PAYE-related returns can be submitted directly to ensure you’re compliant.

Pro package clients can have up to two directors taking a salary up to the relevant National Insurance (NI) threshold. If you wish to take more than the NI threshold amount as a salary you’ll have to use our add-on payroll service.

If you wish to take on employees who are not also company directors, you’ll have to use our add-on payroll service.

If you have multiple sources of employment income or you're receiving a pension, you may have a non-standard tax code. In this case, we’ll review your situation and you may have to use our add-on payroll service.

Tax-efficient dividends

As well as taking a director’s salary, you’ll usually want to take dividends from your company profits. Crunch makes paying yourself tax-efficiently with dividend payments easy. Our software lets you make quick and easy dividend payments at the click of a button and produces all the records you’ll need to keep for HMRC.

VAT registration and filing

If you’re VAT registered, your software will automatically calculate your VAT transactions and prepare your returns for filing with HMRC every quarter when due.

Once you’ve approved it, you can submit your VAT return to HMRC with our online accounting software quickly and efficiently. 

We’ll always remind you of upcoming deadlines so you’ll always be aware of your responsibilities. Your software is HMRC compatible and meets the Making Tax Digital (MTD) requirements.

Self Assessment filing

Get expert help to prepare your Self Assessment and submit it to HMRC using our innovative online accounting software. We’ll make sure you’re paying the correct amount of personal tax and claiming all the allowances you’re entitled to. We provide a comprehensive review of your Self Assessment, as well as help with more complex returns, such as advising you on multiple sources of income.

TwinTrack - ultimate IR35 solution

Our Premium package offers a complete range of IR35 solutions. Our switchable IR35 service means you can seamlessly move between limited company working or Umbrella payroll if your assignment is inside IR35. Our Crunch software can make any deductions you need for employment taxes, or handle any client payments you receive that have already had employment taxes deducted.

You’ll get unlimited online IR35 assessments to check the status of your assignments. You’ll also get one, free detailed review of the IR35 status of an assignment contract with a report showing your areas of risk, and recommendations to help evidence your contract is outside IR35. A Crunch expert will review your company's contract with your end client and the actual working practices in place to help you understand your employment status (one detailed review and report per year).

Company formation

We’ll form your small business or limited company on your behalf and ensure your business is registered for all appropriate taxes.

Service address & mail forwarding

We provide you with a London service address for maximum professionalism and confidence.

Registered office address
add-on

Crunch can provide an additional service to hide your home address from the public register and provide digital copies of all your company post.

Professional references

Up to two accountant’s references per year for lettings or mortgages.

If you need an accountant’s reference to confirm your business finances we can help. For our Premium package clients, we'll provide up to two references for lettings or mortgage purposes each year.

If you’re a Pro package client or require other types of reference, we can still help you, though there will be an additional charge.

We can provide non-financial references to meet your specific requirements for an add-on fee on request.

Snap app

Record expenses instantly on your mobile with our app (‘Snap’). Simply take a picture of your receipt and Snap will capture all the important data (including date, price, and VAT), then automatically record it as an expense in your Crunch account. Available for Android and iPhone.

TripCatcher

Easily keep track of business mileage on the go with 'TripCatcher'. Just enter the miles you’ve travelled after each business journey using the free TripCatcher app or website. Your mileage claim will be calculated and recorded as an expense automatically in your Crunch account. It’ll even take care of any tricky VAT calculations needed if you’re VAT registered.

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The community

When you join Crunch, you don’t just get top-quality accounting support. You also get access to our community of self-employed members.

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Join Crunch Chorus: The free community for the self-employed

Stay up-to-date with the latest news affecting small businesses, join us at events, and network with like-minded people. You can also access a full range of resources including business guides, advice videos and useful tools, plus discounts on Crunch services and products.

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Comparing Apples with Oranges

It’s so easy to see a headline sticker price for a service and not see what’s really under the bonnet.

When you consider a software product like QuickBooks or Xero, it’s easy to forget that their monthly cost doesn’t include all the amazing accounting support that Crunch offer as standard with our Limited Company plans.

To help compare apples with apples, we’ve pitted ourselves against some of the biggest players in the Accounting market for you to make your own comparisons.

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Crunch
Quickbooks
Xero
FreeAgent
Sage
Limited Pro
Software + Service
Essentials
Software only
Standard
Software only
Monthly
Software only
Standard
Software only
Monthly cost ex VAT
£39.50
£22
£26
£29
£24
Average monthly cost of an accountant *
Fully inclusive
£140
£140
£140
£140
Monthly cost of Software + Service (exc VAT)
£162
£166
£169
£164
Monthly saving with Crunch Ltd Pro
-
£122.50
£126.50
£129.50
£124.50
Annual saving with Crunch Ltd Pro
-
£1,470.00
£1,518.00
£1,554.00
£1,494.00
Invoicing
Record expenses
Bank feeds
Bank reconciliation
VAT submission
Self Assessment filing
Add on £95
Corporation Tax return filing
Add on
N/A
Confirmation Statement submission
Add on £13
N/A
Annual accounts
Add on
N/A
Payroll
Add on
Add on
Add on
Reporting
Crunch
Quickbooks
Xero
FreeAgent
Sage
Limited Premium
Software + Service
Essentials
Software only
Standard
Software only
Monthly
Software only
Standard
Software only
Monthly cost ex VAT
£115.50
£22
£26
£29
£24
Average monthly cost of an accountant *
Fully inclusive!
£140
£140
£140
£140
Monthly cost of Software + Service (exc VAT)
£162
£166
£169
£164
Monthly saving with Crunch Ltd Pro
-
£46.50
£50.50
£53.50
£48.50
Annual saving with Crunch Ltd Pro
-
£558.00
£606.00
£642.00
£582.00
Invoicing
Record expenses
Bank feeds
Bank reconciliation
VAT submission
Self Assessment filing
Corporation Tax return filing
N/A
Confirmation Statement submission
N/A
Annual accounts
N/A
Payroll
Add on
Add on
Add on
Reporting
*  Average cost of four randomly-chosen traditional accountancy firms:
  Diamond Accounting: £2,150 pa = £179 pm |  Cardens: £1,805 pa = £150.41 pm | Taj Accountants: £1,500 pa = £125 pm |    
  Fusion Accountants: £1,250 pa = £104 pm
  Equals: £140 pm average

Terms & Conditions

*If you take out a new monthly Crunch Sole Trader Pro, Limited Company Pro, Premium, or Small Business package, we’ll give you your first three months of your subscription with 50% off. You will still need to pay for any initial set up fees or regular add-on services not included in your Crunch subscription. Offer only valid for new Sole Trader Pro, Limited Company Pro, Premium, or Small Business package clients paying by monthly Direct Debit. Offer only available to clients paying by monthly subscription. Payments must be up to date. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Offer may be withdrawn at any time. No cash alternative. Offer valid until 30 June 2022.

Crunch are an ACCA-accredited employer

Our Limited Company accountants have a range of qualifications from the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Our team follows the bylaws, regulations and ethical guidelines of the ACCA.