Hnry vs DIY
See how Hnry is better for sole traders than doing all your taxes yourself
Doing your own taxes sucks, and can get overwhelming and complicated real fast. Taking it all on yourself often means endless
shoeboxes of receipts, rows upon rows in spreadsheets and the fear of not getting it right - not to mention the countless hours you're spending.
Hnry vs DIY?
Here are the benefits to using Hnry
We automatically pay and file taxes, provide a service for admin management, and become your accountant. In short – we get it done, so you can get peace of mind that your taxes are always up to date!
Tax paymentsAll your taxes (income tax, GST, ACC) automatically calculated and paid as you go.
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Tax returns filedAs part of the service, our accountants will file all of your returns whenever they’re due.
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Raise expensesForget that shoeshox of recripts. Raise expenses easily through the Hnry app with just a snap of a photo.
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It’s great with Hnry. I can ask any question I need to and know that it’s being answered by a qualified accountant. I feel like I’ve pestered them a bit because I was a total noob with tax.
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Come tax time my traditional accountant would just give me all of this information in one big lump and say “all right off you go, have fun with that.” Now, with Hnry, it’s all done for me automatically.
Why is Hnry ideal for sole traders?
Hnry has been designed to give sole traders everything they needed. We’re not fancy, overcomplicated
software that’s designed to make it easier on your accountant, we’re not just a simple admin management
system, and we don't have multiple levels of subscriptions that limit you from features.
None of the fluff, we just get it all done for you — simple.
|What You Need||Hnry||DIY|
|Taxes calculated and paid automatically||Yes||No|
|Tax returns (including GST) filed by accountants||Yes||No|
|Manage clients||Yes||You do it yourself|
|Raise expenses||Yes||You do it yourself|
|Expenses reviewed by accountants||Yes||No|
|Send quotes and invoices||Unlimited||You do it yourself|
|Transaction reconciliation||Hnry does it for you||You do it yourself|
|Accept credit card payment||Included automatically||3rd party integration required (e.g. Stripe)|
|Unlimited support from accountants||Yes||No|
|Track your inventory||No||You do it yourself|
What you get with Hnry as your accountant
- All your taxes calculated and paid as you go.
- All your income tax & GST returns filed by Hnry's accountants.
- Unlimited invoices and expense claims.
- Expenses reviewed instantly by Hnry's accountants.
- Clients can pay by credit card at no extra cost to you.
- All transactions reconciled automatically.
You get all of this for just 1% + GST of your self-employed income (capped at $1,500/year).
It’s easy to switch to Hnry
There’s no need to wait for the end of a tax year - we make it simple and seamless to make the switch to Hnry. Whether you’re doing it all yourself, or you’re using a mix of software, spreadsheets and an accountant. Stop taking it all on yourself, and have Hnry do it all for you.
In minutes you can be up and running with Hnry - and finally get peace of mind that your tax payments are always up-to-date.