Accounting software for sole traders to do business, but better

Looking to do business, but better? From invoicing on the spot to keeping track of your receipts, Xero is online accounting that helps sole traders like you do just that.

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Xero tools that are perfect for sole traders

Xero’s new starter plan has all the tools sole traders need to keep track of their accounts.

online invoicing for sole traders

Online invoicing and quotes made easy

Send up to 20 personalised, professional invoices and quotes each month. Plus, set up automated invoice reminders and spend less time chasing payments.

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Paying bills is painless

Enter five bills each month, see when upcoming payments are due, schedule payments and batch pay multiple suppliers in one go.

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Simple bank reconciliation

Keep track of cash flow effortlessly with bank reconciliation in Xero. Save hours on admin and get daily updates on your business.

Track projects and jobs

Track project profitability

Prepare quotes, send invoices and get paid for jobs, plus keep track of time, costs and project profitability with Xero Projects.

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Capture bills and receipts with Hubdoc

Automate manual bookkeeping tasks like entering bills and receipts. Hubdoc extracts key information from each bill or receipts so it’s ready to copy into Xero.

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Track and report GST

Effortlessly manage your BAS and GST online. Xero makes it easy to collect everything you need to send it to the ATO.

Plans to suit your business

All pricing plans cover the accounting essentials, with room to grow.

Payroll-only plan

Pay 1 to 4 employees from $10 and comply with Single Touch Payroll requirements.

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Move from spreadsheets to Xero

Using spreadsheets to keep track of your business accounts is not a long-term solution. Find out why choosing Xero can change the way you do business and help you grow and succeed, without restrictions.


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The complete toolkit for sole traders

Sole traders often have to take on all the roles to keep their business running. To make it easier, we’ve put together a toolkit that gives you templates, guides and an ebook to help you stay on top of your finances.

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Start using Xero for free

Access all Xero features for 30 days, then decide which plan best suits your business.

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