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Difficult Accounting

Most small businesses find accounting too complicated and time-consuming. Your accountant will prepare our yearly accounts anyway, so a lot of that time is just wasted.

Bookkeeping is much simpler (especially the way we do it), and takes much less of your time. With Bookkeeping Today you can keep clear records, giving your accountant less work to do, and save on accountancy fees.

Easy VAT Returns and Reports On Any Device.

Bookkeeping Today is a simple cashbook for small businesses. You can record your sales, purchases and other transactions, and if you are VAT registered, you can produce your full VAT Return, and EC sales figures if you are exporting.

Use a PC, Tablet, Phone, or Macintosh. You are free to do your bookkeeping anywhere and on any device. You can start on an iPad, and finish off on a laptop - it's up to you!

Spreadsheets For Your Accountant When They Need Them.

When it's time for your accountant to do your accounts or taxes (or whenever you need), you can easily save your data as a spreadsheet file. Bookkeeping Today produces MS Excel files, a standard format that all accountants use.

Update History

v0.8.00New - charts show your data in a new way. See daily transactions, and monthly summaries easily.
v0.7.17Fix - text in date inputs was positioned wrongly in MS Edge.
v0.7.16Fix - various problems with dates.
v0.7.15Fix - reports page not always remembering dates.
v0.7.14Fix - sometimes the sales and purchase lists were not showing transactions.
v0.7.13Improved - better companies list page, especially on mobile devices.
v0.7.12Improved - the transaction lists size better depending on how many columns are shown.
v0.7.11Fix - choice of columns was being forgoten sometimes.
v0.7.10 New - choose which information is shown in the sales and purchases lists. You can choose a different set of columns for each company. Useful if you have one company that is VAT registered and one that is not.
v0.7.04Fixed - search by date not appearing correctly on mac and iphone.
v0.7.03Improved - some instructions added to the companies page as it wasn't clear what to do.
v0.7.02Fixed - when editing a transaction, some specific dates appear in the wrong format in Firefox.
Fixed - some date fields were showing validation messages for valid dates in Firefox.
v0.7.01Fixed - Mac and iPhone problems with reports and exporting.
v0.7.00 We changed our name and address to Bookkeeping.Today. You can use the old address for now, but please update your bookmarks and links!
v0.6.20New - added a password strength meter when setting your password, so you can see if your password is weak or strong.
New - added a password strength indicator when logging is as a reminder of your password strength.
v0.6.11Improved - Better layout when entering transactions.
New - Added a Save-And-New button so you can save your transaction and start a new one without returning to the list page.
v0.6.10New - Use the date search box to find transactions on a date and older.
v0.6.04Improved - Search box updated, looking nicer and added a clear button.
v0.6.03Improved - Better selection of HTML or PDF in reports.
v0.6.02Fixed - Chrome not working correctly with some language configurations.
Fixed - MS IE 10 & 11 reporting some large numbers with thousands seperators as errors.
v0.6.01Improved - Layout of Gross, Nett and VAT when entering a transaction.
v0.6.00New - Export your data! Now you can save your bookkeeping records as an MS Excel spreadsheet. Ideal for sending to your accountant.
v0.5.34Fixed - autocomplete wasn't working for some customers & suppliers.
v0.5.33Improved - new "Forgot my password" email makes password reset better and more secure.
v0.5.32New - Added the country Gambia, and the currency Gambian Dalasi.
v0.5.31Fixed - Auto-suggestions not working on Macs and iPhone/iPad.
v0.5.30New - Delete companies. Password protected to stop accidental deletions.
v0.5.22Fixed - When editing on landscape mobile and the keyboard is shown, there wasn't enough vertical space to see the input field.
v0.5.21New - Added help to the menu, so you can find all the help in one place.
v0.5.20New - Different currencies now suported on a per country basis.
New - Default VAT Rate set on new transactions (varies by country).
v0.5.10New - Select the country for each company. This will be used soon to set currency format and more.
New - If you did not receive your registration email, you can sent it again after trying to log in.
v0.5.01Fixed - iPhone and iPad fixes - these were having problems entering sales and purchases. We'll keep an eye on this, but do let us know if you still have problems on Apple devices.
v0.5.00New - Added a help system - gives pop up help on each page.
v0.4.14New - Small additions to help new users get started.
v0.4.13Improved - Error logging system so we can find any problems faster.
Improved - Sales and purchase lists on mobile devices.
Improved - VAT Return on mobile devices.
v0.4.12Improved - Improvements to menus.
Improved - Registration and creating first company.,
v0.4.11New - Sales/purchases lists are now mobile and tablet friendly.
Fixed - Search not always working.
v0.4.10New - Added searching to the sales/puchase lists.
v0.4.00New - Added paging and sorting to the sales/puchase lists. This is the start of making these lists much more useable.
v0.3.11Fixed - Small problems in reports and data entry.
v0.3.10New - EC Sales List report added.
v0.3.00New - VAT Return report added.
v0.2.03Improved - Printing of Html reports.
Updated - Headers, footers and titles in reports.
v0.2.02Improved - Display of Html reports on mobiles and tablets.
v0.2.01Improved - How reports are delivered - better for printing and mobiles.
v0.2.00New - First reports added!
Fixed - Some blank pages when you have registered an account but not created a company yet.
v0.1.01Improved - Several useability improvements when editing transactions
v0.1.00New - Added support for local date and number formats.
e.g. a browser set up for the french language you will use dates and numbers as dd/mm/yyyy and 99,99.
tested in Chrome 51, FireFox 47, MS Edge 25, Internet Explorer 11.
v0.0.04Improved - Cosmetic changes to help when using small phones.
v0.0.03Improved - Security update.
v0.0.02Improved - Removed giberish for Sue.
New - Started work on 1st report (just testing for now).
New - Can now edit company details.
v0.0.01New - The first version available for use.