In these times of uncertainty, we’re adapting to ever-changing situations, and we’re truly grateful to have great teams collaborating to support you and your clients.

As always, we’re committed to providing tools and resources that can make things easier for you – and that’s why we’re pleased to announce the launch of Xero Tax to all accountants and bookkeepers on the Xero partner programme – at no extra cost.

Corporation Tax and Accounts Production for micro entities and for small companies (abridged) is now available. Read on to discover key features and how your practice can get started today.

Key features and benefits

What makes Xero Tax so special is its deep end-to-end integration with the core Xero product and its focus on time-saving workflows. Above all, Xero Tax is 100% in the cloud and beautiful to use.  

Check out some of the features:

  • Single sign-on: Sign into Xero Tax

We recognise that completing year-end will be more challenging this year as businesses are managing the impacts of COVID-19. We’ve built a guide for completing your year-end in Xero, but also wanted to make it easier for you, by highlighting the up and coming changes all in one place.

Managing COVID-19 Statutory Sick Pay

We understand that managing Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) for employees that are self-isolating because of COVID-19 adds a further burden at a time when reconciling is key. Xero has updated the SSP modal to support you through these changes. As our first step we’ve added a checkbox to the SSP modal that will allow you to indicate if time off has been taken due to self-isolation. Xero will then waiver the 3 waiting days for you and automatically calculate the SSP from day 1.

2020/21 Tax Year – Xero will take care of the following:

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