The cloud accounting application FreeAgent Central will move into tax preparation in January when it launches a new module capable of compiling and filing self assessment tax returns.
The program, which won AccountingWEB’s 2013 Software Satisfaction Award for small business accounts, is widely used by sole traders, freelancers, contractors and one-person limited companies. The new feature has already received a warm welcome from this group, but FreeAgent is also pitching it at the accounting profession as a mechanism to manage freelance clients’ accounts and returns during the busy self assessement deadline rush in January.
There will be no extra charge for the service, which is bundled into the web-based system.
“This is us trying to get something out there to help with SA season,” said FreeAgent founder Ed Molyneux...