Pineapple offers a range of comprehensive accounting and bookkeeping services for contractors across the UK. From a fixed monthly fee, you will have access to your own dedicated accountant, user-friendly online accounting software and the completion of your accounts and tax returns in time.

As digital chartered accountants, our contractor accountancy services are 100% cloud-based using accounting software such as Xero, Hubdoc and Link My Books. Not only that, but we are also available to offer specialist support on Whatsapp. 

Check out our fixed monthly fees starting from just £25 a month or contact us via WhatsApp to chat with an advisor.


Specialist Contractor Accountants

As a new contractor, we understand that it can be tricky figuring out whether to trade as a limited company, an umbrella company or just stick to being a sole trader. Not only that, you will have to deal with IR35 legislation or CIS Returns on top of your day-to-day responsibilities. It can feel overwhelming at times, so that’s why at Pineapple we’re here to help you make sense of it all. 

Our friendly team of online contractor accountants will always be on hand to take a large portion of that load off your shoulders by handling your contractor accounting and bookkeeping using our industry-lead accounting software and breadth of experience and expertise. 

We have worked with contractors from different industries providing an effective and efficient solution to keeping a handle on your accounts. We are a Digital Firm of Certified Chartered Accountants with accreditations from trusted professional bodies such as the ACCA. Trust your accounts with us and have peace of mind, while you focus on running your business.


Our Accounting Services for Contractors

Our contractor accountancy services are completely digital, from the initial setup and registration to Companies House to our live reporting so you can manage your business’ profitability to make it a success. 

Depending on the monthly accounting plan that is suited for your business needs and goals, you can benefit from a range of contractor accounting services including:

  • Routine bookkeeping
  • Preparation and submission of your self-assessment tax return
  • Preparation and submission of the VAT Return if required
  • Manage the Company Payroll if applicable
  • Submission of confirmation statement to Companies House
  • Access to industry-leading software for managing contractor’s accounts
  • Bank account reconciliations
  • Debt recovery
  • Much more!

Accounting for IT Contractors

Managing accounts, tax and VAT returns as an IT contractor can be a daunting and time-consuming task. 

At Pineapple, we help you take the hassle out of accounting, so you don’t have to stress about the financial responsibilities of your business. As specialist online accountants for IT contractors, we’ve got a range of experience working within the IT sector and fully understand all the financial intricacies that come with it.  Whether you’re just starting out as a professional IT contractor or you have an established client base in place, we can help you to manage every stage of the accounting process.

Why Work with Pineapple?

At Pineapple, we are a friendly team of chartered accountants with a breadth of experience helping contractors to manage their accounts efficiently and profitably. From the very beginning, you will receive access to your own dedicated, chartered accountant who specialises in contractor accounting, who you can go to for advice and with any queries you may have. 

We will take the hassle and time out of your accounts and bookkeeping using award-winning accounting software such as Xero, HubDoc and Link My Books. Should you want access to this, our Gold Plan clients also benefit from Live Management reporting. 

Our contractor accountancy services are neatly packaged into monthly pricing plans, so you know exactly what you’ll pay each month and exactly what services you receive for that price. With no hidden costs, we believe in making accounting transparent, simple and hassle-free.

#BreakUpWithYourAccountants in just one click

No need to worry about losing sleep over switching accountants - we’ve got you covered! If necessary, we will contact your previous accountant on your behalf and handle the whole process for you. We will gather the necessary information and make contact with HMRC to get approved as your accountant and make the transition as smooth as possible. Leave the hard work to us while you keep doing what you do best: running your business.

Get Started with our Monthly Contractor Accounting Plans


From £25+ VAT per month

  • Accounts & Taxes
  • Registration of business with Companies House & HMRC
  • Preparation of accounts
  • Preparation of business taxes
  • Pineapple support on Whatsapp with a chartered accountant
  • Pineapple Portal to e-sign documents securely
  • References for finance and mortgage applications


From £102.50+ VAT per month

  • All included in the Bronze package
  • VAT Returns
  • Payroll


From £142.50+ VAT per month

  • All included in both Bronze and Silver packages
  • Expense Software
  • Xero Accounting Software
  • Debt Recovery
  • Bookkeeping & Reconciliation
  • Live Management Reporting accounts with KPI reporting


Bespoke Price+ VAT per month

  • If your company doesn’t fit with one of our monthly packages, we can offer a bespoke designed Black plan to suit your complex situation. Speak to one of our chartered accountants today to receive a bespoke quote for a tailored service.

It’s easy to get started with Pineapple, simply get a free online quote with our quote calculator, choose the right package for your needs and we’ll be in touch to get everything up and running. 

After that, all our contractor accounting services are offered completely online, so you don’t have to worry about us hassling you for regular meetings or calls.

Get a quote today via our quote calculator or get in touch with the team.