Guides for you and your clients
How to set up your practice and clients for MTD for VAT
A step-by-step guide to getting set up for MTD for VAT with HMRC and then submitting MTD VAT returns for your clients through FreeAgent.
Making Tax Digital for VAT preparation guide
Get your practice ready for the MTD for VAT start date. Find out how to segment and educate clients with expert tips and free resources.
Guide your clients through Making Tax Digital
A free handout for you to use to introduce your micro-business, contractor and freelancer clients to Making Tax Digital.
How ready is our profession for Making Tax Digital?
FreeAgent interviews two accountants to find out their views on Making Tax Digital and reflect on how ready the profession is for the initiative.
Why cloud accounting is a win/win for your practice and your clients
Three contractor accountants explain how moving to the cloud improved their client relationships.
How accountants can thrive in the digital era - lessons from the travel industry
Learn from the travel industry's well-documented shift to the cloud and discover how to leverage the cloud's potential to save time and money, and offer more value to your clients.
The Future of Accountancy - a FreeAgent survey
We surveyed over 150 accountants about what effect they think technology and digital tax will have over the coming years.
Banish the shoebox, not the client
Learn how to work more effectively with your small business clients and add more value to your service offering.
Webinars and Videos
How I'm preparing my practice for MTD
Tomasz Wiadrowski from SAFI advisory shares his advice and experiences around getting ready for MTD.
Data protection in practice post GDPR
Compliance expert Yogesh Agarwal provides objective and achievable guidance on building a long-term data protection plan that works for your business and clients
Digitisation: what does it mean for the accountancy profession?
Ed Molyneux, founder and CEO of FreeAgent, outlines why the Making Tax Digital initiative should be viewed as a positive step for micro-businesses and their accountants
IR35 Case Files
FreeAgent’s Chief Accountant, Emily Coltman FCA explores the three key factors that might bring a contract within IR35: control, mutuality of obligation, and personal service.
Succession planning: part two
Richard Sargent and Jeremy Clarke present the second and final installment of this series on succession planning
Cloud accounting for your contractor clients
George Grigolava, FreeAgent's Compliance Accountant, explains how cloud accounting software can help you work more effectively with your contractor clients