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TAS software - Making business easy

  • About the software
  • additional features
  • System Requirements

Goods and services invoicing - produce standard template invoices using TAS Stationery or plain paper.

Simple system navigation - You don't need to be an accountant to use FirstBooks. A simple step-by-step flow chart has been added to guide you through all aspects of the program.

Standard VAT or cash accounting options

Supports the flat rate VAT scheme

Cash Flow forecasts - estimate how much cash your business will have or need to have at any given point. This feature acts as a guide and allows you to plan ahead and prepare.

Generate VAT returns and file online - file your VAT returns online directly from FirstBooks to HMRC. With its complete history and detailed reporting, you can even prepare for a VAT audit.

Monitor outstanding invoices - print customer statements to encourage prompt payment and improve cash flow.

Customer and Supplier records - keep track of who you owe money to and who owes you money. This facility also lets you keep all the key information at hand and compare month-by-month summaries for three years.

Customer and supplier records - create product records, review product activities and analyse monthly sales values and quantities sold.


System requirements

  • Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7
  • Microsoft .NET v2 and v3.5 framework
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer v7 or higher
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader v7 or higher
  • Adobe Flash Player v9 or higher
  • Microsoft Excel 2003 or later (to use Excel Integrated Reporting)

Minimum hardware requirements

  • A computer with a 1GHz processor
  • At least 1GB of  memory
  • A hard disk with at least 500MB of free space
  • A CD-ROM drive
  • A monitor with 1024x768 resolution and 24-bit colour
  • An Internet connection

Recommended hardware requirements

  • A computer with a 2GHz processor
  • At least 2GB of memory
  • A hard disk with at least 500MB of free space
  • A CD-ROM drive
  • A monitor with 1280x1024 resolution and 32-bit colour
  • A broadband Internet connection Performance will be improved with higher specification computers.

Please ensure that you have the latest Microsoft Windows service packs and updates installed, including those for the .NET framework. FirstBooks is not designed to operate on Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000.

You'll need an Internet connection (ideally a broadband connection) on the same computer as  this program  in order to access online services and download program updates. If you require program updates on CD, they are available on request at a small charge.

It is not possible to run multiple copies of FirstBooks on a single computer.