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GoSimpleTax Review

GoSimpleTax OUR SCORE 80%
starting price £36
our score 80%
free trial
  1. What is GoSimpleTax
  2. Product Quality Score
  3. Main Features
  4. List of Benefits
  5. Technical Specifications
  6. Available Integrations
  7. Customer Support
  8. Pricing Plans
  9. Other Popular Software Reviews

What is GoSimpleTax?

GoSimpleTax is a self-assessment (SA) tax return software that helps you submit your tax returns to Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) even if you don’t have an accountant. The biggest feature of GoSimpleTax is its ability to send your tax return directly to the HMRC. You do not need an accountant to do this because GoSimpleTax’s software automatically computes the user’s income, expenses, and taxes owed. You can also view tax calculations and print them if you are unsure of the data submitted to HMRC. All changes made to your files are saved to the cloud. It also contains your SA forms that can be printed. If there were changes made to the files, GoSimpleTax’s automatic notifications system will update you immediately. Backed by over 100 years of accounting experience on Windows or Mac, GoSimpleTax has an app for users who are always on mobile.

Product Quality Score

Ease of use
Customer support
Value for money

GoSimpleTax features

Main features of GoSimpleTax are:

  • Auto submit tax returns to HMRC
  • Tax Calculation Printing and Viewing
  • Download Form R40
  • SA categorization
  • Basic Tax Return (SA100)
  • Employment (SA102)
  • Self Employment (SA103)
  • Partnership (SA104)
  • Property (SA105)
  • Foreign (SA106)
  • Trusts (SA107)
  • Capital Gains (SA108)
  • Residency (SA109)
  • Mobile App

GoSimpleTax Benefits


The main benefits of GoSimpleTax are ease of use, speed, and lower expenses.

Ease of use

GoSimpleTax makes self-assessment easy and possible anywhere because of its cloud-based platform. It takes the load off your shoulders by automating data, saving time and making accurate reports as it updates in real-time. With automation a big feature with GoSimpleTax, it eliminates the need for an accountant. It has an intuitive interface that makes any part of the self-assessment easily understandable. 


GoSimpleTax works on both Windows and Mac, allowing you to work on a platform and browser you are most comfortable and familiar with. Since you do not need to install the software on the device, you can work on-the-go as long as you are connected to the Internet. You can start scanning receipts and creating reports immediately. All changes are recorded instantly and can be seen by anyone who has access to GoSimpleTax. Also, availability thanks to cloud-based technology is one of the benefits of accounting software

Lower expenses

You do not need to hire an accountant just to file your tax return because GoSimpleTax is programmed to do it. Since it automates all processes, tax returns can be filed and submitted in no time at a lower cost. It’s also more affordable to pay for GoSimpleTax instead of putting an accountant on the payroll.

Technical Specifications

Devices Supported

  • Web-based
  • iOS
  • Android
  • Desktop

Customer types

  • Small business
  • Medium business
  • Enterprise

Support Types

  • Phone
  • Online

GoSimpleTax Integrations

The following GoSimpleTax integrations are currently offered by the vendor:

  • HMRC website


Customer Support


Pricing Plans

GoSimpleTax pricing is available in the following plans:

Free trial
£36/tax year
£46/tax year