Do I Need to Keep Paper Copies of Invoices?

No, not anymore!

HMRC has finally agreed that digital copies of invoices, receipts and your business records are acceptable.

There are some great apps and scanners around that can help make this process really easy.

Just make sure wherever you choose to store your digital data that it is secure and reliably backed up.

Read More: How to Choose a Bookkeeping System

How Long Should You Keep Copies of Your Invoices and Business Records?

You must keep your invoices and business records for 6 years.

Updated 19 April 2019

Anita Forrest
About Anita Forrest

Anita Forrest is a Chartered Accountant, spreadsheet geek, money nerd and creator of www.goselfemployed.co - a UK small business finance blog where she shares help and advice with the self-employed community to make topics like registering a business, bookkeeping and taxes easy to understand.