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Take control of your finances with Sage Accounting. Even better with Ai.

Leave admin stress behind and prepare for the new tax year with Sage Accounting, our flexible, HMRC-recognised, cloud-based solution. Ideal for sole traders and small business owners, with access from anywhere. Get 2 months free, then starting at £15 per month (excluding VAT).

New! Boost productivity with Sage Copilot, your optional AI-powered accounting assistant.

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Accounting Start

For VAT-registered sole traders or cash accounting small businesses.
per month / excl. 20 % VAT*
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Accounting Standard

For small businesses working with suppliers, CIS, or with accrual accounting.
per month / excl. 20 % VAT*
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Accounting Plus

For small businesses managing inventory or working in multiple currencies.
per month / excl. 20 % VAT*
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*Get 2 months free, then £15/£30/£39 + VAT/mo (tier depending). Terms and conditions apply.
Add Payroll starting at 5 employees from £10.00 per month excl. VAT with the option to add up to 150 employees. Add additional employees in-product at £2.00 per month (Essentials), £4.00 per month (Standard) and £6.00 (Premium). Prices exclude VAT.

Boost productivity with Sage Copilot

AI-powered assistant for Sage Accounting

Sage Copilot is always available to work with you, to keep you informed, and to empower you to make smarter decisions. Launching first in early access for Sage Accounting.

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Sage Accounting is hosted online, so there's no need to download any software onto your phone or computer. Simply head to, and use the 'Login' button to access your secure, cloud-based solution.

You can also use handy Sage Accounting mobile app.

Our software is designed for high performance even on low internet speeds. A standard phone connection (with typical mobile 4G speed) has you covered. For those of you interested in the specs, a minimum download speed of 2mbps is essential to keep Sage Accounting up to date and to take full advantage of its features. Your smartphone will give you more than enough speed to use Sage Accounting smoothly. For optimal performance we also recommend that you use the most up-to-date version of your web browser.

Sage Accounting is perfect for managing your business’ accounting needs and staying on top of your taxes. It allows you to quickly and easily create and track invoices, track cash flow, accept payments, record transactions, automate admin, capture expenses, and much more.

Sage Accounting is designed for small business owners (supports unlimited users), sole traders (with or without staff) and limited companies operating in any industry – from professional services to construction to retail. Sage Payroll is an optional add on to Sage Accounting for small businesses who need to pay and manage their people.

You can use Sage Accounting either by yourself or with collaborators. It’s easy to give access to multiple users, including an accountant (if you use one). You don’t need any previous experience with this type of software to get started, as our intuitive solutions are simple to set up and easy to use.

Sage Accounting works on any PC or laptop (including MAC and Windows), any smartphone (such as iPhones and Android phones), and any tablet device (such as iPads or Android tablets). Sage Accounting also comes in an app for iOS and Android.

Because Sage Accounting works in the cloud, you don’t have to install anything – you simply access the product through your internet browser.

The mobile version has a slightly more simplified feature list, but you have access to the core features across all devices. Any work done on one device will be automatically updated across all devices. You can use all three devices or just use one device if you prefer.

Your data is protected by bank-level security at all times and is automatically backed up in the cloud. You never have to worry about losing any of your work if your internet connection goes down.

Absolutely. It’s simple and straightforward to import your current data from Excel (and other spreadsheets and data systems) into Sage Accounting, including your customer and supplier details, your products and services, opening balances, transactions from bank statements, invoices, and your chart of accounts. We’re on hand to show you how, or you can watch our step-by-step video guides. 

All three plans (Start, Standard, and Plus) give you the fundamental features you need to manage your accounting.

  • Accounting Start is ideal for businesses who are starting out. This version of the software is popular with sole traders and micro-businesses.
  • Accounting Standard is ideal for small businesses. It offers everything Start offers, plus more advanced features. For example, the Standard plan lets you upload information by simply snapping a photo of receipts, invoices, and supplier statements.
  • Accounting Plus offers all of the Standard features plus support for multiple currencies and inventory management.

You can upgrade, change, or cancel plans at any time.

As a customer of Sage Accounting, you can cancel your monthly rolling subscription at any time, and you will not be charged again after the date you cancel. If you cancel during the free period, your account will never be charged. Please note, depending on when you cancel, your subscription may not come to an end until the following subscription month.

Depending on the current promotion, this may also mean you will not be eligible for future promotions or discounts.

More information about terminating your subscription can be found in our terms & conditions here.

Yes. Sage One is now Sage Accounting, our easy-to-use software designed for small businesses, allowing you to serve multiple accounting needs in one solution. You’ll be able to submit VAT returns easily, pay your people, run reports, and control your cash flow. Automated data entry and smarter invoicing will save you time, while also helping you complete accounting tasks on time, accurately, and compliantly.

Sage for Small Business is an all-in-one solution that empowers small businesses to manage their business money, people and payroll in one place. Sage has more than 40 years' experience perfecting accounting, payroll and HR software, and makes running a small business easier for over 1 million customers. Get paid faster, stay organised, and get your taxes right first time with Accounting features. Then add Payroll to calculate employee pay and deductions quickly and accurately and get your people management processes streamlined and compliant with the HR features that come automatically with Payroll. 

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Sage Copilot is a generative AI productivity assistant that can transform how you manage your business and do your work.

It is an intelligent tool that automates complex tasks, offers personalised business advice, and provides proactive recommendations to improve performance. It will adapt to your evolving needs as you use it.

Learn more about Sage Copilot

If you’re selected, you'll be one of the first to experience Sage Copilot and see how it can benefit your business as part of your Sage Accounting product.

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