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Online accounting software made simple

Save time and lighten your workload with our simple and intuitive online accounting software for small businesses and accountants.

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Perfect for small businesses

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Small business accounting software that you'll love!

If you run a small business or you're a sole trader, you'll know that balancing the books can be a distraction. Clear Books small business accounting software was built with you in mind.

Save time and work smarter by managing your accounts in the cloud, so you and your accountant can access your books anywhere, anytime.

Save time and simplify your bookkeeping

Our accounting software is packed with features designed to save your time


Create customisable, professional invoices in a matter of moments, and allow your customers to pay instantly. Prompt customers or chase late payment with an automated email.


Purchases and expenses allow you to enter details of the money owed to suppliers, and money you are entitled to claim back through the company.

Financial reports

Range from basic reports, such as profit and loss or balance sheets, through to more advanced reporting such as audit logs and trial balance reports.

Tax submissions

Generate, store and even submit your VAT returns directly to HMRC. We can even help you save money with our simple tool allowing you to compare your current VAT scheme with the Flat Rate scheme.

Spend less time accounting starting today!

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Customer Testimonials

See what businesses just like yours are saying about Clear Books online accounting software

John, Dr Jones PC Support

Having Clear Books as my accounting software has given my business the much needed boost in spotting areas that are less value for profit and directing those financial resources into a viable, profit generating process.

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Mike, Global Corporate Ltd

From day one, it's been really easy to manage our financial affairs and keep accurate records, which more than most is essential in our line of business.

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Bruce, Marble Construction

I got a call from a customer, went to see her that day, sent her a quote on Clear Books and she replied within 2 minutes to confirm the job. What a system!

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Is your business ready for making tax digital?

Clear Books is working closely with HMRC to ensure that our software is fully compliant with the requirements of Making Tax Digital

Businesses, self-employed people, and landlords will be required to start using the new digital service from:

  • April 2018 for income tax and National Insurance contribution (NICs) purposes if your turnover is over the VAT threshold
  • April 2019 for income tax and NICs purposes if your turnover is below the VAT threshold
  • April 2019 for VAT purposes for everyone who is VAT registered
  • April 2020 for Corporation Tax (CT) purposes for everyone who pays CT

Whether you're in business as a self-employed person, a landlord, a limited company and whether or not you're VAT registered, we have a number of resources and products to support your business transitioning into the age of digital tax.

Customers love our free UK based support

We know that moving your business to cloud accounting software or switching between cloud packages means you may have a few questions.

Our free UK based phone and email support is second to none. If you have any questions, our team are on hand to ensure you get all the support you need.

As we are the only UK focused cloud accounting software provider, it means we have more time to focus on your needs.

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Award-winning UK accounts software

Because our online accounting software is award winning, you can be confident that Clear Books will deliver for your business. We have won numerous UK cloud software and business awards since we were founded.

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Are you an accountant?

We are partnered with hundreds of accountants across the UK who grow their practice through Clear Books™.

Learn how Clear Books™ can streamline your accounting practice.

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Michael Beaver - Principal

The staff at Clear Books are very approachable. It is easy to contact them and I find them willing to engage with you, which is very different from other providers. I have recommended their service to others.

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We have been featured on...

Featured in Forbes, FT.com, Guardian and the Telegraph

Industry accredited software

Clear Books accounting software is accredited by the ICB and the ACCA. It is also recognised by HMRC for filing VAT returns.

Spend less time accounting starting today!

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