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Sage handyman and HVAC business accounting software

Sage Accounting gives handymen and HVAC businesses the tools to control finances with a simple quoting and invoicing interface and real-time cash flow forecasts.

Constantly on the go? No problem with the Sage Accounting app

Access Sage Accounting whenever, and wherever you need with our mobile app.

  • Manage your accounts whenever you need to, whether you’re on-site, at home or on the go
  • Raise quotes, track invoices, stay on top of payments using your mobile device
  • Convert quotes quickly into personalised invoices

Collaborate with your accountant easily

Easilly collaborate with your accountant or finance team online and take more time back to focus on your handyman business.

  • Collaborate with your accountant or bookkeeper using Sage Accounting
  • Share your latest financial information with the click of a button
  • Rest assured knowing your HMRC VAT returns are accurate and up-to-date

Discover the best accounting software for your handymen business

Get full access to your product, and upgrade or cancel at any time. No long-term contracts, commitments or hidden fees.


Great for sole traders and freelancers.
per month / excl VAT*
50% off for 3 months, then £14 a month. You save £21
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Great for sole traders and start-ups.
per month / excl VAT*
50% off for 3 months, then £28 a month. You save £42


Great for sole traders and start-ups.
per month / excl VAT*
50% off for 3 months, then £36 a month. You save £54
 Everything from STANDARD plan;
* Get 50% off for 3 months or try free for 1 month, then £14/£28/£36 + VAT/mo (tier depending). Terms and conditions apply.
(1) Starting at 5 employees from £8.00 per month + VAT with the option to add employee tiers for up to 100 employees.

Handymen accounting software FAQs

Sage Accounting is easy to use cloud accounting software for handymen that you can use on the go to manage your finances quickly and efficiently. Use it to:

  • Quickly raise quotes and invoices to get paid faster with recurring sales invoices
  • Unlock detailed business information with instant reports of invoices and payments
  • Stay compliant by calculating and submitting VAT within our software
  • Pay employees on time, every time with Sage Payroll
  • Manage finances and keep on top of your business wherever you’re working from with the Sage Accounting mobile app
  • Invite your accountant or bookkeeper and give them permission to view your finances with shared access to your Sage Accounting data for greater collaboration

Handyman business accounting software helps handymen and HVAC professionals spend less time on admin, books and painful tax returns. It's more user-friendly than spreadsheets and faster than trying to find your old receipts. You can record income and expenses while onsite, at a job or via your mobile. It's also ideal for collaborating with your accountant before a return.

Sage Accounting Standard is a popular choice. Use it to reconcile bank transactions and record income and expenses in the office or onsite. Collaborate securely with your accountant online from anywhere on a return too. Sage Accounting is trusted by handymen around the United Kingdom. We work directly with accountants to ensure our accounting software is up-to-date and compliant with HMRC standards.

Our award-winning accounting software is built with intuitive technology to make it as easy as possible for you to manage your finances. And with telephone support, online chat and free training, finding answers is simple.

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

Purchase Automation and AutoEntry

Spend less time on admin and more time on your handyman work 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 Purchase Automation and 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
  • Use real-time data to collaborate faster with accountants or bookkeepers
  • 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
  • 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, giving you back more time to focus on your business.


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.


Fast and easy job management app

Tradify streamlines and automates your job tracking, from enquiry to payment. Reduce admin hours in scheduling, payroll, CIS and more.


Optimised quote management

QuoteOnSite allows you to create, send and track detailed and professional proposals that are automatically converted to invoices in Sage Accounting.

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Gain control and maximise profit

Gain total control over your jobs and staff, allowing your company to run in the most streamlined and cost-effective way, achieving maximum profit.

See what our handymen customers have to say

“We're only a very small business, run by someone who doesn't have accountancy background. Sage makes accounting and payroll easy for me.”

Jodie Church, Company Secretary
Avista Plumbing and Heating

“Sage Accounting It has made invoicing so quick and simple. I used to spend hours typing out invoices at the weekend but now I do it as I go.”

Gerry Young, Owner
Gerry Young Plumbing

“Sage Accounting just makes my accounts, invoicing, expense management seamless and easy! It saves me 4 hours a week, so probably £20k a year, which is a lot for a one man band business!”

Richard Briars, Director
Beanz Consulting Limited

Making Tax Digital, made easy

Stay on top of the latest MTD rules from HMRC with Sage, and make staying up-to-date stress-free.

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Get the most out of your accounting software with articles, guides, and expert tips, so you can focus on running your business.

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