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Free online accounting software

No free trials, no small print - with Crunch Free, when we say 'Free' accounting software, we mean FREE!

Unlimited invoicing, unlimited expenses, free banking feeds, and optional Self Assessment support makes Crunch Free the best free accounting software on the market.

You can easily upgrade to one of our paid packages whenever you'd like for extra software features, unlimited support and a team of experts to take care of your accounting and tax filings.

  • 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 the best software 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 your own team of expert Chartered Certified Accountants, available to answer your questions, offer advice, and take care of your tax filings. At Crunch, we can support you no matter which of these options you choose.

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

Accountancy software for people like you

We've worked with 1,000s of different businesses for 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

Expenses

Record business expenses in a flash, even when out and about. 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? On our paid packages, our expert accountants will set you on the right path. 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 (Paid packages only)

Free Banking integrations

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 (included in Sole Trader Pro and Ltd Company Premium, extra cost on other packages)

Expert advice and support

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 (Paid packages)

    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 (Paid packages)

    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 produce all the records you’ll need to keep for HMRC.

  • Annual accounts (Paid packages)

    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

    Both Crunch Free and our paid packages include free 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 (Paid packages)

    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 (Add-on)

    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.

Try our software for free in three simple steps

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Complete our simple form to get your login details

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See how our software can work for you and your business

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Our advisors are always on hand to help out or even give you a free guided demo

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

Accounting 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 accountancy software to make sure it’s the best accounting software for small businesses in the United Kingdom. We recently redesigned our software to make everything more responsive and even easier to use on any device.

We’re 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 in-app video-calling so you can have a more personal face-to-face experience with Crunch.

Accountancy 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!