Registering as a sole trader is one of the most straightforward ways to get started in business, however, there are different processes to be followed. No matter your profession or industry, your business can benefit from our comprehensive online accounting for sole traders.  

Running a business can be challenging. At Pineapple we are here to help with our dedicated sole trader accounting services: from bookkeeping, VAT returns and payroll, to taxes and Self Assessments, depending on the monthly plan you need, starting from as little as £25 per month. 

Check out our plans with fixed monthly fees or contact us via WhatsApp to chat with an advisor.


Our Complete Sole Trader Bookkeeping and Accounting Services

Depending on the monthly accounting plan you choose as a sole trader, you will benefit from:

  • Bookkeeping services to bring your accounts up-to-date
  • VAT returns to HMRC that are accurate and submitted on time
  • Payroll completely managed from beginning to end
  • Registration of Self Assessment as a sole trader
  • Self Assessment Tax Returns that meet deadlines
  • Financial reports so you can make informed business decisions

All of our services are digital, which means no endless meetings and unnecessary paperwork. Along with this, they are all 100% cloud-based, completed using our expenses software to help you on your path to automated accounting following the Making Tax Digital initiative by HMRC.

Why Work with Pineapple?

Set and ready for Making Tax Digital

HMRC has already started to introduce their Making Tax Digital initiative, aimed at getting businesses to file their returns digitally. At Pineapple, we are ahead of the curve as all our services are 100% cloud-based to help you on your path to automated accounting and simplify your day-to-day bookkeeping. We use leading accounting software and, as Xero Certified Partners, you can count on us to keep up with the latest regulations and make sure your business stays on track. 

Dedicated Team of Certified Chartered Accountants

When you join us, you will have your very own dedicated sole trader accountant and we will support you throughout the year for all your financial queries, with services tailored to your specific needs so you focus on running your business. 

We are a team of friendly online chartered accountants with experience working at the big four firms and businesses of all sizes. Our accountants and lawyers have accreditations from trusted professional bodies such as the ACCA, so you can trust your finances will be in good hands. 

As a sole trader, managing your accounts can be challenging. Our team works with sole traders throughout the year to make sure you meet all your deadlines and stay on top of your finances. 

What is more, if you are already working with an accountant, it is easy to switch over to us. Just give us their contact details and we will take care of the rest. 


What’s Included with Our Sole Trader Accounting Services?

Depending on the plan you choose, you’ll benefit from different services. With our Bronze package, we’ll take care of submitting your full set of sole trader accounts, and you’ll also get your very own dedicated accountant, so you can feel confident knowing that your business’s finances are in good hands. All from just £25 a month.

If you go for the Silver package, not only will you get everything included in the Bronze plan, but we’ll also take care of preparing and submitting your VAT return if required and managing your payroll. Take some financial management responsibilities off your plate from just £102.50 a month.

If you are looking for the ultimate package, our Gold plan has got you covered. You’ll benefit from all included in both the Bronze and Silver plans, but you’ll also have access to our user-friendly accounting software. This means we’ll take care of routine bookkeeping and help you boost your tax efficiency. All of this from £142.50 a month


Get Started with Our Sole Trader Accounting Plans

From only £25 per month, you can receive complete management of your sole trader accounts and taxes, preparation and submission of tax returns, and online unlimited help from a chartered accountant whenever you need and more. 


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.

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