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Xero + Vend online accounting solution

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Prepare your retail business for Making Tax Digital (MTD)

You need to have the right software solutions in place to be compliant. From April 1 2019, business owners above the VAT threshold of £85k will need to file VAT returns online using HMRC compatible software. Now’s the time to make sure all your bases are covered – Xero and Vend,  Bira’s preferred MTD partners, are here to help you become MTD ready.

How you'll benefit
Xero and Vend ePOS - the best way to run retail in the cloud

Automate your most painful tasks and gain total insight into your business’s true real-time position. Better decisions, greater profit and less admin are just the beginning.

  • 50% off your first Xero accounting software subscription for 4 months
  • £500 FREE onboarding and training from Vend
  • Free integration set up with a dedicated retail specialist


Xero is Britain’s leading online accounting software, and over 1.5 million subscribers around the world use Xero to save time and get paid faster.

Preparing for MTD starts with managing business accounts online – it makes the transition smoother and business more efficient.

Vend ePOS allows you to run your entire retail business digitally and pushes all digital sales, transactions, cost of goods sold and stock orders to Xero. Xero is MTD-compatible software, so you can record and file your VAT returns online.

  • MTD ready software
  • Record and file your VAT returns at a click of a button
  • Automatically sync daily totals
Get started with Xero + Vend
File your VAT returns online, the easy way.

Complete the form below to find out more about how Xero + Vend can help your business.

  • Bira provides exclusive discounts on Vend point-of-sale which helps you effortlessly sell, manage, report and grow your retail business.
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With Vend and Xero, you can see in real-time where your profits are. We can’t count how many hours it saves us in admin each week.

Scott Blumsom, Co-owner of Tailor & Forge
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