Manage CIS in a few clicks

Xero makes it easy to manage your Construction Industry Scheme obligations - deductions and payments are calculated automatically, and you can file returns directly to HMRC.

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Save time. Reduce errors.

Get every calculation right

Manually calculating CIS deductions can be time-consuming, and it's easy to make costly mistakes. So let Xero do the hard work with accurate, automatic calculations and deductions.

Save time on data entry

Importing all of your contractor and subcontractor contacts into Xero is easy so there's no need to waste time with data entry. And marking them for CIS only takes a tick, literally.

Automate your CIS calculations

Xero calculates the right amount of CIS deductions on your bills and invoices, the moment you create them. It's all automated, so you can get back to business.

CIS suffered

Get an accurate view of your numbers

Contractors, run your CIS monthly reports and create your subcontractor payment and deduction statements. Subcontractors, simply check out the CIS deductions that have been withheld.

CIS monthly return

New: Submit returns with a click

New features let you file your monthly return directly from Xero. All the data is taken from one convenient, accurate and secure source. 

CIS monthly return

New: Verify subcontractors online

Use Xero to verify your all your subcontractors directly with HMRC.

Included on any Business Edition plan

CIS Contractor add on - £5 per month with any Business Edition plan

  • Automatic deductions from invoices and bills on any browser

  • Set up subcontractors

  • Create suffered report

  • Create payment and deduction statements

  • View monthly return information

  • Coming soon: Automatic deductions from invoices sent from the Xero mobile app
  • File monthly returns directly from Xero to HMRC

  • Create bulk payment and deduction statements

  • New: Online subcontractor verification

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