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Powerful automated billing software for small businesses

Streamline your billing system. Send and track sales invoices to customers for your products and services. Get paid in person, online or over the phone quickly and easily with our billing solution.
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Billing made easy for you and your customers

Create and send bills quickly and easily to get paid faster.

Stop chasing payments

Track the status of your invoices including unpaid invoices and send custom reminders to customers.

Get paid faster

Add a Pay Now button to your invoices, powered by Stripe, allowing customers to pay you immediately from the invoice.

Save time with automation

Set up recurring invoices, add services or products from drop-down to save time on invoice creation and management.

Automate client invoices with a smart billing system

Generate personalised invoices for customers in seconds. With an online billing system, you save effort and reduce operating cpsts. Free up time so you can spend it on building your brand and optimising sales.

Provide customers with a better billing experience

Our billing software can handle recurring bills, payments and refunds. Customise billing services for multiple customers at once and address their changing requirements.

Our best billing software for small businesses

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Upgrade or cancel your billing system at any time with  Sage Accounting software. No long-term contracts, commitments, or hidden fees.

Accounting Start

For VAT-registered sole traders or cash accounting small businesses.
per month / excl. 20% VAT*
Get 2 months free
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Accounting Standard

For small businesses working with suppliers, CIS, or with accrual accounting.
per month / excl. 20% VAT*
Get 2 months free

Accounting Plus

For small businesses managing inventory or working in multiple currencies.
per month / excl. 20% VAT*
Get 2 months free
*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.

Business Billing Software FAQs

Billing software is a type of computer program that enables business to determine how much to charge clients and customers. Businesses can use billing software to track time spent on projects, accounts, or with clients. They can also use it send invoices and get paid. It is meant as a replacement for paper billing and spreadsheets.

Time and billing software enables businesses to create quotes, estimates, pro forma invoices, interim invoices, final invoices, recurring invoices and more. You can also use our billing solutions to create and send professional invoices, and track money owed.

A bill is received; whereas an invoice is sent. A business sends an invoice to a client or customer when they want to get paid for providing a product or a service. On the other hand, a customer receives a bill from a supplier or contractor for a product or a service. Bills are usually immediate whereas invoices are sent sometime after the provision of a product or a service.

However, this terminology differs in the United States versus the United Kingdom. In the United Kingdom, businesses typically use sales and purchase invoices rather than invoices and bills. A sales invoice refers to the sale of a product or a service by a business, whereas a purchase invoice refers to the purchase of goods, materials or services by a business from a supplier. In the United States, purchase invoices are more commonly know as vendor bills.

To make a billing invoice, consider using billing software. It's faster than a spreadsheet or paper processes. Billing is easy to accomplish inside of Sage Accounting.

  1. Go to Sales, Sales Invoices, New Invoice.
  2. Enter the information including the customer name, invoice date, due date, reference, invoice address and delivery address. Sage Accounting will prepopulate some of these fields for you.
  3. Record the sale of the specific product(s) or service(s) with quantities and pricing
  4. Add more products or information to your invoice if required.
  5. Save, email and or print the invoice and send to your customer. 

This Sage Accounting invoicing tutorial explains the process in more detail.

Pricing for our billing software starts at £15 per month (excluding VAT) for VAT-registered sole traders or cash accounting small businesses with a single user. The Accounting Start plan covers essential accounting features need to make your small business flow. From there you can cancel or upgrade any time, to add additional features.

Small businesses which have a small team, and work with supplier may opt for the Accounting Standard plan which starts from £30 per month (excluding VAT) and includes extra features not included with the Start plan.

For small businesses working with multiple regions and currencies, or have a larger team to manage, Accounting Plus starts from £39 per month (excluding VAT).

You can find more details on what's included within each plan by checking our pricing information.

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