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Pro-active accountancy for contractors and consultants

Expert accountants, insightful software and a unique approach to pricing. inniAccounts is accountancy tailored specifically for independent professionals.

Proud winner of 2016 Queen's Award for Enterprise

Pro-active accountancy

Maximise your earnings, work less or retire earlier. Whatever your goals, we'll provide pro-active advice and support to allow you to get more from your company whilst remaining compliant.

Insightful software

Manage your business with unbeatable confidence, with our unique accounting software. We've got everything covered, from tracking billable time to issuing dividends, and everything inbetween.

A unique price promise

Start up without worry: we'll incorporate your company for free, and our service remains free until you start earning. Plus, if you find yourself out of work, or wanting to take some time off, we'll waive your fees.

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Get more from your limited company, with personalised pro-active advice

You've made a decision to change the way you work, and as former contractors and consultants, we understand why. Join inniAccounts and together with our accountants we'll help you get the most from your limited company: be that maximising your earnings, taking regular time off or funding a new business venture.

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A complete service

As you'd expect from an accountancy service, our expert team will take care of filing your accounts and returns, including PAYE, VAT, corporation tax and your year end accounts.

Tax efficient as standard

With inniAccounts our team will ensure your company works hard for you. Plus our unique software has tax-efficiency at its heart, allowing you to take full advantage of tax saving opportunities, every day.

We're multi award-winning accountants and accredited by accountancy professional bodies


Manage your company with insightful accountancy software

inniAccounts is uniquely tailored for contractors, consultants and freelancers. Therefore (unlike conventional accounting software) you won't find any jargon, just thoughtful features designed to make running your business as straightforward as possible.

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Claim Expenses

Never miss an opportunity to save tax: record expenses and claim mileage on the go with our mobile app. They'll be automatically repaid in your next payslip.

Manage Clients

Keep track of billable time and create accurate and professional invoices in seconds. Record payments from clients and manage late payers easily.

Make Decisions

inniAccounts works in real-time, so you'll always have an accurate view of your finances and taxes. This unique insight allows you to make financial decisions with confidence.

Pay Yourself

Pay yourself (and your partner) a salary with our easy to use automated payroll. Pay out your company's profits by creating correctly documented dividend payments with a single click.

A unique pricing promise

As an independent professional you face challenges that are different to a conventional business, from signing your first contract, through to managing your finances during down time.
That's why we think you'll love our helpful pricing promise.

Free until you start earning

We will form your company for free, and our monthly fees won't start until you've been paid, so you can focus on finding and starting work.


Low-cost, fixed fee

Our competitively priced pro-active service includes everything you need to manage your company's finances, all for a fixed monthly fee.

Free if you're out of work

If you're in between contracts, or taking some well-earned time out, we'll waive our monthly fees for up to three months.


Join today. inniAccounts is free while you're starting up

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Join thousands of satisfied inniAccounts clients

Jason Lycett

Project & programme manager

"I didn’t want to just let someone else totally control my business as I like to make decisions myself. I wanted to have visibility and control of my accounts. With inniAccounts you have compete visibility of your business without having to get bogged down in the detail."

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Jude Bliss

Web development agency

"We outsourced all our accountancy needs to inniAccounts and the monthly fee’s already covered by the tax we’ve saved. It’s reduced the stress of running the company finances enormously and it takes me an hour or so at most to keep our finances up to date each month."

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Merv Chivers

IT consultant

"The fast and informed responses to my questions were a very pleasant surprise. The peace of mind, software and ongoing personal support makes inniAccounts the right choice for if you want to keep more of your free time while running your own company.

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inniAccounts in the news

From Guardian
The 10 steps to small business growth

Pricing and payments provide scope for creativity, beyond the core product or service. James Poyser, co-founder of online company inniAccounts introduced a sympathetic pricing plan that gives people the option to take a break from using its services, with nothing to pay.  

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From Small Business
How winning a Queen’s Award benefitted small businesses

We’ve worked relentlessly over the last ten years to shake up an old-fashioned industry, by putting innovation at the heart of our business. Here's how winning the Queen's Award has put inniAccounts in a stronger position.

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From Minutehack
Navigating Uncertain Times

The number of people deciding to change their lifestyle and become a contractor in the month following Brexit dropped by 11%. However, we’re now seeing it bounce back to pre-Brexit levels. There’s clearly some resilience and optimism.

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From Contractor UK
Would renting a flat be a justifiable expense?

Should you rent a flat if your client's office is a distance away from home and driving takes more than an hour? Is it more economical to claim mileage instead for the whole 6 month contract? A ContractorUK's reader is questioning the reaction of HMRC in these circumstances. Find out the expert's view from our accountant Greg Timson.  

From IPSE magazine
A Business Idea Fit for the Queen

When marketing freelancer James Poyser co-founded inniAccounts in 2005 with brother, Matt, and friend, Dean Foster, he could never have believed that the venture would take him to Buckingham Palace 10 years later. So he was in a state of disbelief to learn in April that the company had received the coveted Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Innovation.

From Minutehack
Brexit: why uncertainty is worse than leaving or remaining

When it comes to a Brexit what do entrepreneurs fear more than a shrinking economy? Uncertainty, says James Poyser. Stability and certainty are not glamorous concepts. But, as entrepreneurs, when we head to the ballot boxes on Thursday we must take time to reflect on life without these seemingly mundane tenets.

From NatWest Content Live
Start-ups: the five commandments

Start-ups face huge challenges, but much can be learned from those that have gone before. Here are five key rules to help a start-up flourish in the long term, offered by the inniAccounts co-founder James Poyser.

From NatWest Content Live
Innovation on a shoestring

Different people generate new ideas in different ways – and sophisticated tools are not always essential. James Poyser, co-founder of online accountancy firm inniAccounts, says the firm uses “a very simple set of tools" to help bring the breakthrough moments. See what they are and how they won inniAccounts a Queen's Award for Innovation.

From Fresh Business Thinking
Is it time to give the Post-It note a virtual hug?

It’s the simplicity of the Post It, not the technology itself, that unlocks our thinking and captures the imagination in a way no other business tool can, and that’s why, innovators of Britain, I believe it’s time we gave the Post It a hug.

Who are inniAccounts?

inniAccounts was founded in 2005 by a team of frustrated contractors, freelancers and small business owners who felt that there must be an easier way to organise their finances.

Join inniAccounts and you'll be supported by our friendly team of experienced accountants who understand the needs of contractors, consultants and freelancers, and our passionate software developers who have created our incredible online and mobile apps. inniAccounts is designed around the needs of clients, and our award-winning accountancy service is second to none.

Over the last 10 years we've helped thousands of employees make
the transition to become independent professionals.

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We're a multi-award winning, innovative accountancy practice who use cloud technology to deliver an efficient, accurate and reliable accountancy service to contractors, freelancers and small businesses.


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