Free bookkeeping software for the self-employed

A better way to manage your bookkeeping

We’re passionate about empowering Britain’s self-employed, and our easy-to-use free bookkeeping software for limited companies or sole traders makes it easy to send your invoices and keep track of your expenses. You’ll wonder how you ever lived without it!

Sign up now to see how it helps you keep on top of your bookkeeping anytime, anywhere. Even better, our Crunch Free software is completely free, so what are you waiting for?

Simplifying self-employment - Crunch Free

We’ve been helping freelancers, contractors, and small businesses manage their finances for over ten years and we know that, when you’re starting a business, your time and money is precious. Our easy-to-use Crunch Free bookkeeping software is just what you need. You can automate reminders and easily see what you’re owed and what you’ve paid out.

No more searching for your receipts and records when you need to file your accounts or your Self Assessment.

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Get more organised

Our free online bookkeeping software, Crunch Free, will help get you organised as you start to grow your business. You can easily send professional invoices and keep secure, online records of all your expenses in our easy-to-use cloud software. We’ve even got free Open Banking links to automatically import your business transactions and quickly match and reconcile them.

We’ll help you save time on your bookkeeping with our simple expenses and invoicing tools. You can easily upgrade for advice and support with all your tax filing.

Focus on what you love

No-one wants to be having to sort through bags of receipts or chasing payments. Our free online bookkeeping software makes it easy to keep track of your incomings and outgoings, whether you're a sole trader or a limited company. Send invoices wherever you are, see whether an invoice is outstanding, record a payment, send automated payment reminders, set up recurring expenses, and easily keep track of all your business finances.

You’ll save yourself time which can be spent doing more important things.

Great free bookkeeping software features

Send your invoices on-the-go

Easily personalise your invoices, set up your clients and send an invoice, wherever you are, on any device.

Record business expenses in a snap

Our Snap app makes uploading expenses as simple as snapping a photo - the app automatically uploads all the details to your Crunch software.

Easy bank reconciliation

Reconcile all your invoice and expense transactions in your business bank account quickly and easily.

Free Open Banking integrations

Automatically import your transactions from supported business bank accounts to ensure your transactions all appear in your Crunch Free bookkeeping software.

Comprehensive Online Support

Crunch Free has its own comprehensive online Help Centre, as well as video guides to show you how everything works.

Self Assessment service 


Find work, make friends, or get advice on running your business — when you go it alone, you don’t have to do it by yourself.

Ask an Accountant 


You don’t have to block out hours to do your Self Assessment — just fill in a quick questionnaire, and we’ll do the rest.

Optional add-ons 

Our team of experts & accountants can guide you through the toughest parts of being self-employed. No sweat.

Interested in our free bookkeeping software?

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Looking for complete accountancy support?

We’d love you to use our Crunch Free software to manage your bookkeeping. It’s so easy to use, you’ll wonder how you lived without it! Alternatively, if you want a complete accounting solution including software, service, and expert advice to take care of all your business finances and tax-filing, then take a look at our award-winning online accounting software and service packages.

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