Simple online accounting software with expert advice

Our easy-to-use online accounting software lets UK based freelancers, contractors, and small business owners manage their business finances, invoices, and expenses in real-time, anytime and anywhere. You can even upgrade to one of our paid packages whenever you'd like, granting you access to unlimited support, advice, and all of your filing taken care of.

  • Save time and money
  • Take the stress out of accounting
  • Stay on top of your business finances
  • Excellent review from TechRadar
  • Easily upgrade for more features and services

Choose what’s best for your business

The first thing you'll need to consider is whether you want to go for a software-only solution, or whether you’d prefer a complete accountancy package, which includes software, and expert advice from a qualified accountant, and takes care of all your tax filing - at Crunch, we can support you no matter which of these options you choose.

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  • Free simple online software
  • Send invoices and record expenses
  • Easy to manage your bookkeeping
  • Upgrade to more services when you need
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Online accounting software, service, and advice
  • Secure online accountancy software
  • Expert advice and support
  • We take care of HMRC and Companies House
  • Everything you need to handle your accounting

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We've worked with 1,000s of different businesses over 10 years across a huge range of industries. Our superhero client managers and expert accountants are dedicated to simplifying self-employment whatever you do. Take a look at some of our case studies and see how we could help you.

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Manage your business finances easily

Sales & invoices

Stay on top of your cashflow by sending and tracking all your sales invoices with ease. Our software lets you send unlimited invoices. We can also help you set up automatic invoice reminders and chase any unpaid invoices.

  • Easy to set up your clients and payment terms
  • Personalise your invoices
  • Set up recurring invoices
  • Recharge expenses to your clients
  • Real-time view of the VAT or Corporation Tax owed


Record all your business expenses in a flash, even when out and about. There are no limits on how many expenses you can add. It’s simple to set up suppliers, add recurring expenses such as subscriptions, recharge expenses to clients, and much more.

Not sure what you can claim? Our expert accountants will set you straight. Crunch Free members can also purchase blocks of advice and have access to comprehensive support guides. We’ve got handy apps to let you upload expenses by simply taking a picture of your receipts or record and calculate your business mileage.

  • Take a photo of receipts and have them automatically imported (15 free Snap uploads per month)
  • Easily set up suppliers and expense types
  • Expert advice on what you can and can’t claim

Open Banking

With our free Open Banking integrations, you can link your business bank accounts directly to your Crunch account. Open Banking is super secure - you don’t need to share any login details. It’s all managed directly with your bank and we have integrations with most high street banks as well as newer online banks.

Don't worry if we don’t link with your bank – you'll still be able to upload your statements into your Crunch account manually. We'll guide you through the process from start to finish.

  • Link securely to your bank - no sharing passwords
  • Your business bank transactions can feed directly into Crunch
  • Save time on your bank reconciliation

Company performance

If you choose one of our Limited Company accountancy packages, you'll get a real-time dashboard that gives an at-a-glance overview of your company accounts. You'll always know how your business is performing, what tax you owe, and what deadlines are on the horizon. See which clients are most profitable, see business growth and seasonality, and identify how much you’re spending on certain expenses to see if you could be more tax-efficient.

  • Real-time view of company profits and taxes owed
  • See your most profitable clients
  • Help identify future growth opportunities

Pay yourself

The really fun part - everyone likes to get paid! If you choose one of our Limited Company accountancy packages, our software makes it simple to set up your Real Time Information (RTI) compliant payroll so you can pay yourself a monthly, recurring director’s salary. We’ll also take care of your HMRC filing, reporting, and payslips for you.

We make it effortless to issue dividends. You’ll have a real-time view of how much you can take as dividends for maximum tax-efficiency. Our market-leading accounting software produces all the records you’ll need to keep for HMRC.

  • Dividends issued at the click of a button
  • RTI compliant payroll for directors
  • All your HMRC payroll filing and payslips taken care of
  • Expert advice on how to pay yourself tax-efficiently

MTD VAT and Tax Filing

If you choose one of our Limited Company accountancy or sole trader accountancy packages, there'll be no more worrying about submitting your quarterly VAT returns - our Making Tax Digital (MTD) compliant software makes it beautifully simple.

All you need to do is use our software to record your business transactions and we’ll calculate, prepare, and file your VAT returns each quarter.

We take care of all your HMRC and Companies House filing: Corporation Tax, annual accounts, and Confirmation Statements. It’s all produced for you - just check and submit with the click of a button.

  • We make sure everything is recorded correctly
  • Online filing for all your company taxes
  • MTD compatible and recognised by HMRC
  • We can also prepare and file your Self Assessment (extra cost on certain packages)

Experts included

We’re not just another online software company! If you choose one of our Limited Company accountancy or sole trader accountancy packages, you also get unlimited support and advice from expert accountants, and a dedicated team of client managers to take the stress out of your finances.

Your team will get to know your business and give you personal advice on subjects ranging from business expenses to registering for VAT and being more tax-efficient as well as taking care of your filings to HMRC and Companies House.

  • We’ll take care of HMRC and Companies House
  • Flexible service from our team of experts
  • Expert advice from our chartered certified accountants
  • Specialists who understand your business
  • Registration for company taxes

    If you’re setting up a new limited company, we can do it for you when you sign up to one of our Limited Company accountancy packages. We'll take care of HMRC and Companies House, making sure you’re registered for all the right taxes.

  • Dividend payments

    Crunch makes it easy to pay yourself tax-efficiently with dividend payments. Our Limited Company accountancy packages show you how much you can take as a dividend from your company and produces all the records you’ll need to keep for HMRC.

  • Annual accounts

    We’ll make sure your annual accounts are prepared and filed correctly when you take one of our Limited Company accountancy packages. Once we’ve got the information we need from you, our expert accountants will prepare your accounts for you to check. Our software then files them to HMRC and Companies House at the click of a button.

  • Mobile apps

    Record expenses instantly on your mobile by simply taking a picture of your receipt with our ‘Snap’ app, and easily keep track of business mileage on-the-go with ‘Tripcatcher’.

  • In-built support and expert advice

    You’ll always get an answer to your tax and accountancy questions. We ensure you’ll never need to worry about awkward meeting times – we’re flexible and work around you! Crunch Free members can purchase blocks of time using our Ask an Accountant feature in the software, or they can upgrade to a complete accountancy package for unlimited support and expert advice.

  • Bookkeeping services

    If you just can’t face doing your bookkeeping and you’re looking for a little more help staying on top of your accounts, then our add-on bookkeeping service could be just what you need.

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  • Save yourself time and money
  • Take the stress out of accounting
  • Stay on top of your business finances

Software and so much more

Our online accounting service is built around you, allowing you to manage your bookkeeping, accountancy, and company finances anytime, anywhere. Get unlimited support and advice from our expert accountants who are passionate about helping your business grow.

We’re always improving and updating our online accounting software

We’re always working on ways to improve our software to make sure it’s as good as it can be. We recently redesigned our software to make everything more responsive and even easier to use on any device.

We’ll soon be launching completely redesigned expenses, sales, and banking modules in our Crunch accounting software. We’ll be saving our clients even more time on their most common tasks by making things faster and simpler. We’re also making it even easier to get in touch. As well as in-app chat for some of our packages, we’re developing video-calling so you can have a more personal face-to-face experience with Crunch.

Software & service packages built around you

Our online accounting service is built around you, we have a great range of packages that allow you to manage your business finances anytime, anywhere. You'll get unlimited support from your dedicated team of client managers and advice from our expert accountants who are passionate about helping you grow your business. We also have an award-winning selection of great tools, business guides, videos and articles in our Knowledge section to help make your business a success.

Interested in free online bookkeeping software?

We’ve launched a simple online bookkeeping solution for limited companies and sole traders. You’ll be able to keep on top of your bookkeeping and just add support from an accountant only when you need it. Interested in seeing how our Crunch Free software could be your first step towards a complete accountancy solution? Sign up now for free!

If you’re a sole trader, rather than a limited company, our great value Crunch packages can still help you. You’ll still get the same great unlimited support and advice, but your accountancy software will be provided through our partnership with Freeagent.