Run a healthy business with Xero's support

Get free online support 24/7, as well as guides, courses, webinars and live events to help you manage your numbers with ease.

MTD support

Support whenever you need it

Xero’s support makes Making Tax Digital compliance simple.

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    HMRC recognised
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    Making Tax Digital ready

Access free guides, courses, webinars and events

Resources to help you manage your numbers and run a healthier business.

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Expert help any time you need it

Xero experts are on hand 24/7 for support. We’ll get you started with Xero and help your business become MTD compliant.

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Setup is simple

Try Xero free for 30 days and decide which plan best suits your business. It’s safe and secure, and no payment details are required to sign.

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VAT made simple

Xero calculates and submits your returns online, so Making Tax Digital for VAT is easy.

Submit VAT returns online quickly and easily

A clear and easy to use layout makes managing your VAT return simple.

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Get Making Tax Digital ready

Xero files VAT returns online securely with HMRC using software that’s compatible with HMRC systems.


No manual entry or tough calculations

No more spreadsheets. Fewer errors. Xero automatically records VAT collected and paid.

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Plans to suit your business

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



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Good for sole traders, new businesses, and the self-employed.



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Good for growing small businesses.



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Good for established businesses of all sizes.



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Ideal for employing businesses and those with more advanced needs.

Accounting software for a healthy business

Whether you're a sole trader or a limited company, Xero can set you up for success.

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    Xero provides free and unlimited customer support, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, as part of your Xero subscription.
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    Run your business effortlessly using the Xero app. Pay bills, create invoices, manage cash flow, and snap expenses on the go.
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    Xero lets you integrate your accounts with over 800+ third party solutions – more than any other online accounting platform.
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Over 3 million subscribers use Xero

Small businesses, accountants and bookkeepers locally and across the world trust Xero with their numbers.

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Your questions answered

MTD for VAT is legislation that requires all VAT registered businesses with a taxable turnover above the £85k threshold to keep their records digitally and submit their VAT Returns using MTD compatible software, such as Xero.

From April 2022 all VAT-registered businesses will have to comply with Making Tax Digital for VAT. Our HMRC recognised software for small businesses helps you do it with confidence.

If you use spreadsheets for VAT, you can still connect to HMRC’s MTD system via Xero. You can use Xero as bridging software that lets you upload VAT amounts, then send MTD VAT standard rate returns from Xero.

Yes, Xero offers a 30 day free trial. You just need to provide your name, email address and a phone number — no payment details are taken.

Yes. You can try features like Making Tax Digital VAT, Xero Payroll, Xero Expenses and Xero Projects. This lets you experience all of Xero's powerful features while ensuring you get comfortable with the product before you buy.

No, you just need to provide your name, email address and a phone number. We ask for a phone number so that we can get in touch with you directly to help you get started on Xero. If you choose to continue using Xero after your trial, you will be asked to add your billing information and will be billed monthly from that point. If you choose not to continue using Xero, you may delete your organisation in the 'My Xero' section when you login.


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Access all Xero features free for 30 days. Use a demo company or import your own business data. Claim your free trial and get started today.

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