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Complete your Self Assessment with self employed accounting software

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Sole trader, freelancer or self-employed worker? QuickBooks helps you prepare your Self Assessment the fast and easy way. It’s just one of the ways you can manage your business, all in one place.

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Maximise your tax savings

Confidently claim every allowable expense for Self Assessment. We’ll extract the data from piles of paper receipts in a matter of clicks, and do all the calculations.

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Be ready in record time

Get up and running in a matter of minutes, then organise your income and expenses fast, by connecting your bank and uploading pictures of your receipts. We’ll crunch the numbers and help you prepare your return, ready to file with HMRC.

Tackle your tax in one place

Automatically organise, calculate and prepare your Income Tax, VAT and Construction Industry Scheme tax in QuickBooks Online. Not VAT registered? Keep it simple with QuickBooks Self Employed.

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Get software support from a real person

We offer free, award-winning technical support with instant online or video chat with screen sharing. You can call us too if you’re using QuickBooks Online.

Get the answers you need

Wondering what expenses you can claim as a sole trader? Our online guides will set you straight - without the jargon.

Frequently asked questions

  • What is Self Assessment?

    It’s a type of income tax paid by:

    • sole traders
    • people with more than 1 source of income
    • company directors who take dividends
    • anyone earning more than £100k/year

    Details of the year’s earnings from 6 April-5 April need to be submitted to HMRC by 31 January in the following year. The tax is due in two installments: 31 January (in arrears) and 31 July (in advance). You can read more about this in our blog.

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