IRIS Elements

One Platform,
One Experience,
One Shared Client Record

Through cloud-based SaaS tech and just one client list

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Trusted by over 24,000 UK firms for accountancy software

  • Making Tax Digital Ready

  • Automated Compliance

  • HMRC Recognised

Let’s grow together

Choose the solutions that suit your needs now and add more when you want. You’ll only ever pay for what you need.

Key features

  • End-to-end solution

    Suitable for start-ups, sole practitioners, or bookkeepers with simple clients as well as medium sized practices with more complex requirements, pay for what you need and add extra at any time.

  • Cloud-based

    Built using secure cloud-based SaaS technology, IRIS Elements helps you manage your work whilst supporting your work-life balance, letting you operate from anywhere on any device.

  • Intelligent dashboard

    View all your ongoing work across your practice via the IRIS Elements dashboard. A simple, at a glance view of the status of jobs, tasks, AML checks, proposals, tax filing and accounts preparation.

  • One client record

    No more worries about multiple client records increasing errors and duplication, just share one client record across your practice.

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Is IRIS Elements right for you?

Start Ups, Small/Medium Practices & Bookkeepers

  • Designed for you
    Intuitive design, with automation to do the hard work, IRIS Elements has it all in one place
  • Comprehensive scope
    Supporting you all the way, from attracting to advising clients
  • Peace of mind
    Enterprise level security at an affordable price

Large Practices

  • Designed for you
    A powerful platform built to grow with your business
  • Comprehensive scope
    The Elements platform will keep expanding with each release to support larger practices
  • Peace of mind
    Enterprise level security at an affordable price

Existing customers of IRIS Accountancy software

  • Designed for you
    With a clear path to let you pick and choose the modules that are right for you
  • Peace of mind
    The enterprise level security you expect from IRIS

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Get compliance right first time, every time with IRIS Software – known for having HMRC acceptance rates of over 98%.

Add efficient, automated workflows made by our award-winning team to your toolkit. Get leading-edge notifications, workflows, insights, and monitoring solutions that will see you and your clients MTD-ready while enabling a fast, accurate, and compliant service.

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For customers new to IRIS, it’s a straightforward upload from a CSV file – or you can add them one by one. If you’re an existing IRIS Accountancy Suite customer, you can synchronise your client contact data with IRIS Elements. There are plenty of help guides to get you started here.

There is an online Help Centre that will help get you up and running. You can also buy an additional support package which includes telephone support, and access to one-to-one training. Find out more here.

You can take out a 30-day free trial for IRIS Elements Tax Essentials and IRIS Elements Accounts Production Essentials, IRIS Elements Practice Management, and IRIS Elements Proposal Management. You don’t need to hand over your credit card details and there is no obligation to buy. Please note that there are different restrictions to the trials depending on the product.

Thats OK  speak to one of our experts for advice.

Absolutely. We have a dedicated welcome hub and a help centre to help you get up and running as quickly as possible. There are also demos you can access or you can opt to buy additional training. IRIS Elements has been designed to be super easy to use with an intuitive ‘left–to–right’ layout which walks you through the work, so we’re confident you’ll be up and running in no time.

Great. The magic of IRIS Elements happens when you have more than one product.  

You can simply login to your IRIS Marketplace and subscribe to the product you require. This is also where you can add users to your existing products. If you have more than 100 clients or you would like to subscribe to Professional or Enterprise level products, you’ll need to contact a member of the IRIS Elements team.