GoSimpleTax

Self Assessment Tax Return Software

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GoSimpleTax Overview

What is GoSimpleTax?

GoSimpleTax is a simple bookkeeping software designed to help freelancers calculate and submit their self-assessment tax returns online via any internet-enabled device, including desktops, laptops, mobiles, & tablets. Available as a native Android and iOS mobile app, GoSimpleTax gives users the flexibility to manage their tax returns anytime, anywhere. GoSimpleTax provides users with the tool to submit their tax return directly to HMRC, as well as view and print their tax calculation.

GoSimpleTax Overview

Pricing

Starting from
£30,00/year

Pricing options

Free Trial
Subscription
Value for money

Silver: £30/tax year
Gold: £36/tax year
Platinum: £46/tax year
SA800 Partnerships: £48/tax year


GoSimpleTax Features

Devices
Business size
S M L
Markets
United States
Supported Languages
English

Media

Users can complete their self-assessment tax return on any internet-enabled device
Add and manage expenses
Check tax due online
Receive personalised recommendations on eligible tax savings, based on the user's status
View income and expense details, before validating the tax return
Check tax due via iOS and Android mobile app
Enter and view incomes and scanned images via mobile
GoSimpleTax video GoSimpleTax screenshot: Users can complete their self-assessment tax return on any internet-enabled device GoSimpleTax screenshot: Add and manage expenses GoSimpleTax screenshot: Check tax due online GoSimpleTax screenshot: Receive personalised recommendations on eligible tax savings, based on the user's status GoSimpleTax screenshot: View income and expense details, before validating the tax return GoSimpleTax screenshot: Check tax due via iOS and Android mobile app GoSimpleTax screenshot: Enter and view incomes and scanned images via mobile

GoSimpleTax Reviews

GoSimpleTax Reviews

Overall rating
4,4
/
5
Excellent
45

Very good
18

Average
6

Poor
1

Terrible
2

Value for Money
4,3
Features
4,2
Ease of Use
4,3
Customer Support
4,2
88% recommended this app
Nuno G.

Easy Peasy

Cant praise this tool enough.
It says what it does and whereas I was trying to.use quickbooks and after all the hard work of inputting information I couldn't submit my tax return.
I loved the simplicity and direct approach to the whole process with Gosimpletax.
Thank you


Andy C.

GoSimpleTax: unravelling the complexities of personal taxation

Arguably the best feature of this software is not the ease of use or comprehensive nature of the software itself, but the almost immediate feedback I've received from the support team every time I've contacted them. Their professionalism has helped me to understand my finances and taxation better as each year passes.


Ricardo E.

Easy to use, but bad connection to HMRC


Robert C.

Simple by name, simple by nature


Vivienne L.

A weight lifted

Fantastic service, both the simplicity of filling in the details and the help and support.


Nuno G.
Industry: Health, Wellness & Fitness
Company size: Self Employed

Easy Peasy

Used Weekly for Free Trial
Reviewed on 2020/01/31
Review Source: Capterra

Cant praise this tool enough.
It says what it does and whereas I was trying to.use quickbooks and after all the hard work of inputting information I couldn't submit my tax return.
I loved the simplicity and direct approach to the whole process with Gosimpletax.
Thank you

Pros

How easy it was to use, the simple approach to submitting infornation

Cons

Doesnt have many choices for expenses, such as uniforms, shoes, needs to have dedicated features for professional business stock

Response from GoSimple Software

Hi Nuno,

Thanks for taking the time to leave us a great review!

Thanks, GoSimpleTax Team.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use

Likelihood to recommend: 10.0/10

Andy C.
Industry: Photography
Company size: Self Employed

GoSimpleTax: unravelling the complexities of personal taxation

Used Other for 2+ years
Reviewed on 2019/01/31
Review Source: Capterra

Arguably the best feature of this software is not the ease of use or comprehensive nature of the software itself, but the almost immediate feedback I've received from the support team every time I've contacted them. Their professionalism has helped me to understand my finances and taxation better as each year passes.

Pros

I love the manner in which this software calculates my tax liability as each element is entered, which makes it simple to see how things are progressing and when I've made a mistake in entering data.

Cons

Some elements only force a recalculation at the end of the process, such as amalgamated tax codes. Whilst I'm sure there must be good reason for the software to be written in this manner, it doesn't seem to be intuitive to me as a user. If possible I'd like to see these elements moved into the initial setup routine.

Response from GoSimple Software

Thanks for leaving us a great review, Andy! We appreciate you taking the time out to share your experience with us.

We're glad you're satisfied with the support you have received from the team! - AG

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 10.0/10

Ricardo E.
Industry: Writing & Editing
Company size: Self Employed

Easy to use, but bad connection to HMRC

Used Other for 2+ years
Reviewed on 2019/01/29
Review Source: Capterra

Pros

It´s easy to use and the step-by-step process helps a lot

Cons

- I haven´t received a confirmation from HRMC that the tax return was sent (although it was) + I haven´t received an email from GoSimpleTax. Last year HMRC told me they hadn´t received anything, so it is not a trusworthy software

- The Customer Service did not reply to my question (sent 12 hours ago)

- The password reset tool doesn´t function, which also happened last year

- There are a lot of hidden features in the tax return, pages I didn´t know about and the software didn´t mention it to me

- My name was not correct in the tax return (although it was correct in my profile)....

Response from GoSimple Software

Dear Ricardo

Thank you for your feedback, On reviewing your support request I see that this was received very late evening, we responded at 7:15am the following morning, outside of our published support hours

When a tax return is submitted to HMRC we display the appropriate success message and HMRC confirmation on screen and also email the same information for your records. When asked for confirmation of this by yourself our support team responded in under 30 minutes.

Unfortunately it can take HMRC 36 hours for your online HMRC account to show tax return submissions, especially during peak periods leading to the tax return deadline.

We pride ourselves on the level of customer support we provide especially during the peak filing season. For January 2019 we achieved a satisfaction rating of 94%.

Kind regards

GoSimpleTax

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 3.0/10

Robert C.

Simple by name, simple by nature

Used Other for 2+ years
Reviewed on 2018/07/04
Review Source: Capterra

Pros

Each year gets clearer and easier, for a user who only completes one tax return. However complex the software gets me to the right place and the help desk has always been prompt and solved the problem in one exchange.
I also like the vale for money, but now I am moved into a simpler regime and may not even need to complete the return, this could be my last year. But I'll continue to encourage my wife to use the software - money well spent for ease of use and peace of mind.

Cons

Sometimes the location of information appearing on the visualisation forms at the end is not input until later in the process - as if you are ready to submit. But again, readily explained by the help desk

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Vivienne L.
Industry: Food & Beverages
Company size: Self Employed

A weight lifted

Used Weekly for Free Trial
Reviewed on 2020/03/27
Review Source: Capterra

Fantastic service, both the simplicity of filling in the details and the help and support.

Pros

So easy to use and the support was quick and easy

Cons

There was nothing I didn’t like, it was simple and easy for me.

Response from GoSimple Software

Hi Vivienne,

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We're glad you enjoyed using GoSimpleTax!

Kind regards, GoSimpleTax Team.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 10.0/10

User recommendation
8,6/10
Based on 72 user ratings
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GoSimpleTax Pricing

GoSimpleTax Pricing

Starting from
£30,00/year
Free Trial
Subscription
Value for money

Silver: £30/tax year
Gold: £36/tax year
Platinum: £46/tax year
SA800 Partnerships: £48/tax year

Silver: £30/tax year
Gold: £36/tax year
Platinum: £46/tax year
SA800 Partnerships: £48/tax year

Value for Money
4,3/5
Based on 72 user ratings
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GoSimpleTax Features

GoSimpleTax Features

API
Accounting Integration
Accounting Management
Activity Dashboard
Audit Trail
Automatic Notifications
Billing & Invoicing
Compliance Management
Customizable Reporting
Data Import/Export
Electronic Payments
Expense Tracking
Financial Analysis
Invoice Management
Invoice Processing
Multi-Currency
Real Time Data
Reporting & Statistics
Third Party Integration
Workflow Management
Features
4,2/5
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Additional information for GoSimpleTax

Additional information for GoSimpleTax

Key features of GoSimpleTax

  • Android & iOS mobile app
  • Basic tax return (SA100)
  • Bookkeeping management
  • Download form R40
  • Email confirmations
  • Multiple employements (P60 and P11d)
  • Personalised recommendations on eligible tax savings
  • Print tax calculation
  • Real time updates
  • Records management
  • Scan receipts
  • Self-assessment categorization
  • Spend management
  • Submit directly to HMRC
  • Tax return management
  • Validation checks
  • View tax calculation

Benefits

  • GoSimpleTax enables users to calculate their self-assessment tax return, before submitting it directly to HMRC.
  • Users can scan and record receipts/invoices directly into their tax return through the GoSimpleTax mobile app.
  • GoSimpleTax provides users with personalised recommendations on eligible tax savings, based on the user's status.
  • Data is stored and managed securely with 256-bit secure connections and systems used by online banking standards.
  • GoSimpleTax double checks tax returns, and alerts users if it identifies any errors or missed opportunities.

  • GoSimpleTax FAQs

    GoSimpleTax FAQs

    Below are some frequently asked questions for GoSimpleTax.

    Q. What type of pricing plans does GoSimpleTax offer?

    GoSimpleTax offers the following pricing plans:

    Starting from: £30,00/year

    Pricing model: Subscription

    Free Trial: Available

    Silver: £30/tax year Gold: £36/tax year Platinum: £46/tax year SA800 Partnerships: £48/tax year

    Q. What are the main features of GoSimpleTax?

    GoSimpleTax offers the following features:

    • Android & iOS mobile app
    • Basic tax return (SA100)
    • Bookkeeping management
    • Download form R40
    • Email confirmations
    • Multiple employements (P60 and P11d)
    • Personalised recommendations on eligible tax savings
    • Print tax calculation
    • Real time updates
    • Records management
    • Scan receipts
    • Self-assessment categorization
    • Spend management
    • Submit directly to HMRC
    • Tax return management
    • Validation checks
    • View tax calculation

    Q. Who are the typical users of GoSimpleTax?

    GoSimpleTax has the following typical customers:

    Small Business, Freelancers, Mid Size Business

    Q. What languages does GoSimpleTax support?

    GoSimpleTax supports the following languages:

    English

    Q. What type of pricing plans does GoSimpleTax offer?

    GoSimpleTax has the following pricing plans:

    Subscription

    Q. Does GoSimpleTax support mobile devices?

    GoSimpleTax supports the following devices:

    Android, iPhone, iPad

    Q. What other apps does GoSimpleTax integrate with?

    GoSimpleTax integrates with the following applications:

    FreeAgent, FreshBooks, QuickBooks Online Advanced, Xero

    Q. What level of support does GoSimpleTax offer?

    GoSimpleTax offers the following support options:

    Phone Support, Online Support