Accountants for Architects

Boox have years of experience providing online accounting services to contracting architects, combining simple software with great support. We already look after 250 freelance architects, so you’ll be in good company.

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Accountants for Architects

After years of study and securing the proper credentials, many architects are reluctant to lose their name to a large firm. If you decide freelancing is right for you, you need the right professional specialists on your side.

How Boox can help you

Proactive Support & Advice

While you excel in your field, our team of client accountants excel in theirs. Your dedicated accountant will always be on hand with proactive help & guidance, just pick up the phone or drop us a line.

Great Accounting Tools

Our simple online and mobile tools give you 24/7 access to your finances however you are working as an architect. Our SME service is ideal for you are running an architect practice, whilst our simple online and mobile accounting app is perfect for you if you are a freelance limited company, and our sole trader service is the one for you if you are working as self-employed.  All of our Apps give you 24/7 access to your finances wherever your projects take you. They allow you to administer your business, invoice your clients, submit your expenses and see how to take your income.

Claiming expenses

Typical expenses incurred by our architect clients include travel to meetings and sites, professional licenses and subscriptions to industry bodies. We’ll advise you on what business expenses you can claim through your business, while the Boox apps let you manage these effectively online.

VAT Guidance

If your turnover exceeds the VAT threshold, you will need to register for VAT.  Even if you are not at the limit, it can be beneficial to voluntarily register for VAT if you deal with business customers who are also VAT registered. We’ll help you decide the best approach to dealing with VAT, whether it’s standard VAT or the Flat Rate Scheme. We can also complete your quarterly VAT returns for you.

Knowledge base

Strategic advice any aspect of contractor and freelance accounting is available at the click of a button with our extensive help & advice section. It pulls together hundreds of relevant articles from our team of experts and is constantly being reviewed and added to.

IR35 considerations

If you are concerned about IR35, we can help you determine your risk through a high-level contract review. We can meet your accounting needs whether or not your current contract falls outside or within IR35.


Comprehensive business insurance, particularly Professional Indemnity cover, is essential for architects. Our insurance partner Kingsbridge, provides specialist contractor insurance packages at preferential rates for Boox clients.

Personal Tax Returns

Aside from the affairs of your business, you will also need to file a personal tax return. If you don’t have the time to deal with it yourself and don’t want to miss the deadline or face the penalties, let us prepare and file it for you with our simple, efficient self assessment service.


You focus on building your professional reputation and growing your practice.

Let us deal with the numbers.


See our guide to your business options as a freelance architect