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Accounting software for automotive traders and car repair shops

Control your finances, accelerate your success

When you’ve got an easy way to track stock, create and send personalised invoices, and pay your employees, you get more time to focus on what you love - your automotive business. Use Sage Accounting to manage cashflow and take control of your business finances.

Improve your work-life balance

Don’t let admin and tax compliance slow you down. Share real-time financial information with your accountant through a single system and collaborate to create accurate HMRC returns faster, so you can focus on business.

Connect your bank to your Sage accounting software

Import transactions automatically and get an accurate, real-time view of your accounts. Get your finances organised using our accounting software for mechanics and car dealerships.

Stay on top of your auto parts stock

Stay in control of stock whether that’s vehicles or parts - simply find out what parts you need to order.

Free up your time with automated admin

Simply snap a photo, email or scan your receipts and other documents from your mobile phone into your accounting software, so that you’ve got one clear place to review account information.

Pay employees on time, every time

With our optional Payroll add-on, paying your employees, sales staff and mechanics has never been easier. Reduce your admin burden and avoid worrying about payslip errors or tax compliance.

Transform your car dealership or automotive repair shop with Sage accounting

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Accounting

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FREE for 3 months
£12
£0.00 +VAT/mo*
You save £36.00
  • Create and send invoices
  • Track what you're owed
  • Automatic bank reconciliation
  • Calculate and submit VAT
  • Supports one user
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Accounting

Standard

FREE for 3 months
£24
£0.00 +VAT/mo
You save £72.00
  • Create and send invoices
  • Track what you're owed
  • Automatic bank reconciliation
  • Calculate and submit VAT
  • Supports unlimited users
  • Manage and submit CIS
  • Run advanced reports
  • Send quotes and estimates
  • Forecast cash flow
  • Manage purchase invoices
  • Snap receipts with AutoEntry, 3 months free(2)
    Accounting

    Plus

    FREE for 3 months
    £30
    £0.00 +VAT/mo
    You save £90.00
    • Create and send invoices
    • Track what you're owed
    • Automatic bank reconciliation
    • Calculate and submit VAT
    • Supports unlimited users
    • Manage and submit CIS
    • Run advanced reports
    • Send quotes and estimates
    • Forecast cash flow
    • Manage purchase invoices
    • Snap receipts with AutoEntry, 3 months free(2)
    • Invoice in multiple currencies
    • Manage inventory

    *Get 3 months free, then £12/£24/£30 + VAT/mo (tier depending). Terms and conditions apply.
    **Start your free trial and receive 1 month free, then £12/£24/£30 + VAT/mo (tier depending). Terms and conditions apply.
    (1) Starting at 5 employees from £0.00 (offer price) per month + VAT with the option to add employee tiers for up to 50 employees. RRP from £7 + VAT per month (after offer).
    (2) Snap and upload data from unlimited receipts, invoices and supplier statements with AutoEntry, free for your first 3 months. Subject to fair usage policy. Standard and Plus tiers only.

    FAQs

    The best way for car dealerships, parts suppliers and automotive service and repair businesses to manage their finances and reduce admin time is through accounting software. Sage Accounting makes it easy to control cash flow, file VAT returns and manage finances in real-time from anywhere. Use Sage Accounting to:

    • Get a clear view of stock so that you always have the right car parts
    • Get paid faster by automating and setting up recurring invoices
    • Stay in control by viewing a cash flow forecast with real-time insights
    • Manage your finances no matter where you are on your mobile
    • Review orders that are in the pipeline and pending
    • Save hours of time by reducing your admin burden
    • Connect your banks and import transactions from your points of sale
    • Pay employees on time, every time
    • Ensure compliance with VAT returns to HMRC
    • Give your accountant or bookkeeper permission to view your finances and collaborate with them in real-time 

    Sage Accounting backs up your practice’s transactions safely and securely to the cloud. That way, you don't have to worry about any painful upgrades or updates, and you can work from any location. It makes it easy to collaborate with an accountant on an accurate, compliant tax return. And if your business employs several people, you can also pay them quickly and easily using our optional Payroll add-on, syncing these payments with Sage Accounting automatically, saving hours of work.

    Sage Accounting helps mechanics and automotive business owners record income and expenses from the garage, at home or anywhere else. Use it to snap and capture receipts for parts and other items with on your mobile phone and send invoices to customers that are easy to create.

    There are plenty of ways you can save time with Sage Accounting. Here are some examples:

    Automate manual tasks

    By automating tasks, you can cut down the amount of time you spend on manual data entry to save money and focus on the areas of the business that need the most attention.

    • Set up recurring invoices to avoid starting from scratch each time
    • Add invoices in bulk to save time
    • Get Google Drive integration to get automatic copies of invoices and quotes online
    • Connect your bank and let transactions flow into Sage Accounting for easy reconciliation
    • Make sure that you’ve always got the right amount of stock - quickly view your inventory and create reorder levels and quantities
    • Get inventory reports to see stock information in seconds

    AutoEntry

    Spend less time on admin and more time on your automotive business with a paperless way to manage receipts. Simply snap, scan or email a photo of your receipts, bank transactions, invoices or other documents for your Sage accounts using AutoEntry. Then categorise, publish and share them with your accountant through Sage Accounting. AutoEntry captures tax summaries and full line item details including description, quantity and unit price so it’s an easy way to log the information you need, when you need it.

    Other ways to save time:

    • Use dashboards to view your financial data instantly
    • Create and send invoices, easily follow up with clients on outstanding invoices and track the health of your business in real-time from anywhere with the mobile app
    • Use real-time data to collaborate faster with accountants or bookkeepers
    • See a live running total of your tax liabilities, plan ahead and submit to HMRC
    • View cash flow forecasts in real-time to make faster business decisions

    Sage Marketplace

    Get added functionality with our partner apps which integrate directly with Sage Accounting, bringing you more tools that help you get the job done.

    AutoEntry

    Remove the need for data entry

    AutoEntry is an intelligent, cloud-based solution which eliminates bookkeeping data entry, so users never again have to type up invoices or receipts.

    Castaway

    3 – way modelling and forecasting

    Castaway is a reporting and business modelling solution that allows you to budget, forecast, analyse KPIs, model scenarios and manage consolidations.

    Ordo Accounts Plus

    Getting paid made easy

    Ordo allows you to send and receive payments in real time, for a single flat fee of 20p, no matter the amount.

    Simple Simon

    Smarter work order management

    Simple-Simon allows you to record travel/work time easily. Keep track of your time, items, equipment and work with Simple-Simon, the smart work order app.

    "Recording customer data in Sage gives you the ability to get the information out accurately. With Sage, there's credibility with what you are telling them."

    Derrick Rowe,
    Finance Director, DPR Motorsport

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