• Record keeping and Simpler Income Tax applications/software

Record keeping and Simpler Income Tax applications/software

To help small businesses with record keeping, below is a list of software suppliers that have produced simple record keeping applications some of which meet cash basis and simplified expenses specifications following consultation with HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC). Many of these applications are free.

Please note that HMRC cannot recommend or endorse any one product or service over another and will not be responsible for any loss, damage, cost or expense in connection with using this software.

HMRC has not carried out any testing of the listed applications and do not carry out any form of security testing of developer products or services. Customers are encouraged to ask their suppliers for information about the security aspects of the products and services they provide.

Software supplier Product Platform Suitable for

123 Tax (Opens new window)

123 Tax application

Windows Phone

Record keeping

Basetax Ltd (Opens new window)

Basetax Record Keeping

Iphone, Ipad iOS
Web-based application

Record keeping & Simplified Expenses

Clear Books Accounting Software (Opens new window)

Telephone: 0800 862 0202

Clear Books Mobile

iPhone, iPad, Android

Record keeping

Forbes Computer Systems Ltd (Opens new window)

Forbes Receipt Keeper


Record keeping

FreeAgent Central Ltd (Opens new window)

Telephone: 0800 288 8691


Web-based application, Android, iOS and Windows Phone

Record keeping & Simplified Expenses

Geode Software Ltd

Easy Books

iOS and MAC

Record keeping & Simplified Expenses

Immagini Ltd (Opens new window)

Telephone: 01494 858374



Record keeping

Kagazz (Opens new window)

Telephone: 0800 891261


Web Portal, Android, iPhone

Record keeping & Simplified Expenses

KashFlow (Opens new window) from IRIS


Android, iPhone, Web-based application, Windows phone

Record keeping & Simplified Expenses

Monzia (Opens new window)


Android & web-based application

Record keeping, Simplified Expenses & Universal Credits reporting

PaperLess (Opens new window)


Client Based Application

Record keeping

Quick File Ltd (Opens new window)

Telephone: 0845 094 0107

Quick File

Web-based application

Record keeping

Sage UK Ltd - (Opens new window)

Sage One Cashbook

iPhone, iPad iOS

Record keeping

Sage (Opens new window)

Sage Record Keeper

Web-based application, Android & iOS

Record keeping

Xero (Opens new window)

Telephone: 0800 085 3719

Xero Web-based application, Android & iOS Record keeping & Simplified Expenses