Easy e-signing with document packs

Collate financial reports and tax returns into document packs to share securely with clients for digital signatures.

 PDF document in a document pack is marked up with a signature line, the name of the signatory, and their email.

Collate client documents in packs

Combine reports, returns and PDF documents for signing from within Xero to help improve your workflow

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    Include published reports from your client’s Xero organisation
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    Include tax returns from Xero Tax
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    Include PDFs that you upload to Xero HQ from your computer
 Cover letter, client report, and a tax return are included in a document pack.

Add tax returns to a pack seamlessly

Prepare your tax returns in Xero Tax, then add them to a document pack all within a simple workflow

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    Contact details automatically populated with the signature spot added where possible
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    Automatic status updates on the tax return and notification when the returns have been signed
Requesting an e-signature on a tax return e-sign is a seamless workflow.

Prepare PDFs for e-signing

Add a signature line to PDFs within your Xero account as well as the names and emails of those who need to sign.

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    Add multiple recipients and drag & drop where they need to sign on the page
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    Add customised email messages before sending the pack to your clients
The places where a client needs to sign a document are clearly marked.

Share documents securely

Ask clients to visit a secure Xero portal where they can safely and securely e-sign documents.

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    Recipients are notified by email and requested to sign documents
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    Clients can sign in with their Xero login or create a free login to access the documents
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    Receive notifications updating you on a pack’s status
A business owner logs in to the secure Xero portal to review and sign documents.

Try it for free

Xero Sign powered by Adobe Acrobat Sign is free for all United Kingdom Xero partners until 14 February 2023.

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    From 15 February 2023 you'll need to purchase a bundle to continue using it
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    Request e-signatures through document packs in Xero HQ or Xero Tax
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    Bundles are valid for 12 months from the date of purchase
A small business owner adds their digital signature to a tax return.

More about document packs

The current Xero Tax e-signature tool in company accounts and tax is not going away, but if you fancy trying the added benefits of using document packs and Xero Tax, we’ve prepared a side by side comparison.

See how document packs compares to Xero Tax e-signature

To get started, you need to create an Adobe Acrobat Sign account that can only be used with document packs and Xero Tax. Go to Xero HQ, click Ask > Document packs and then follow the prompts to sign up.

See how to set up document packs and Xero Sign

Bring together client documents, tax returns and published reports in Xero HQ, add e-signature requests, then send them out to clients to sign using the secure Xero portal.

See how to prepare and send a document pack

Xero Sign is free to use until 14 February 2023. From 15 February 2023, you will need to purchase a bundle to keep using the feature. Bundle pricing starts from £60 and excludes VAT.

Learn more about bundles starting from £60

‘Transactions’ refers to the number of documents that include at least one electronic signature. Each document can be up to 100 pages or 10 MB. Xero Sign bundles expire 12 months after the purchase date. Unused transactions are not redeemable after that.

See the full Xero Sign terms and conditions that apply (PDF)

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