Your Kontist Bookkeeping

Sounds good? Thanks to Kontist, your bookkeeping almost succeeds by itself. Benefit from intelligent posting proposals, matching receipts & more.

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  • Premium banking included

  • Bookkeeping done in no time

  • Easy receipt management

  • Integrated invoicing tool

  • Real-time tax estimation

Bookkeeping for the self-employed


/ month plus VAT

  • Fast and efficient bookkeeping.

  • Intuitive user interface.

  • Share your bookkeping with your tax office thanks to DATEV export.

  • One price without hidden costs.

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Your bookkeeping learns with you

  • The Kontist app makes intelligent posting proposals for every transaction.

  • With just a few clicks, your advance VAT return is done.

  • You can see the deadlines for advance VAT returns in the app.

  • Kontist bookkeeping prepares you perfectly for your business tax return.

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Effortless financial planning for the right decisions

  • Benefit from automatically generated tax reserves.

  • Digital business asset handling for a clear overview of your purchases.

  • Business evaluation (Betriebswirtschaftliche Auswertung - BWA) as a download keeps you constantly informed about the economic situation of your company.

  • The BWA can be used as a proof of income for subcontractors, landlords, local authorities, etc. in Germany.

Receipt management of tomorrow - digital and pre-sorted

  • Find all your receipts in one place.

  • Get push notifications to be reminded about uploading receipts.

  • Payments and receipts are automatically reconciled.

  • Your tax burden will be displayed even for single transactions.

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The Kontist invocing tool - get paid stress-free

  • Save time with invoice templates.

  • Benefit from automated posting of settled invoices.

  • Overview overdue invoices in your invoice summary.

Business bank account for free - Premium banking included

  • Always with you: Intuitive Kontist app (mobile & web) with all Premium features.

  • Enjoy free transactions.*

  • Benefit from automated tax reserves.

  • Convenient payment options thanks to VISA debit card, Apple & Google Pay.

No account yet? Get your bookkeeping boost in just 4 easy steps:

1. Get Kontist

Download the Kontist app from Apple or Google Play Store or start here.

2. Set up bank account

Enter your data in the Kontist app.

3. Identification with IDnow

After successful identification with our partner IDnow, you will shortly receive your German IBAN.

4. Get Kontist Bookkeeping

Select Kontist Bookkeeping and finalize the sign-up. Done!

FAQ's? Gladly answered!

Who can use Kontist Bookkeeping?
Is the Kontist business bank account obligatory?
What does free transactions* mean?
Does Kontist Bookkeeping include tax returns?
If necessary, is there technical assistance or a contact person / support to assist with the app?
Can you give me tax advice?
What is the notice period?

Kontist Bookkeeping in comparison

Get your bookkeeping boost.

Mobile & web app
Apple & Google Pay
Overdraft facility
CSV bank export
MT940 export for DATEV
Visa Business Debit Card


virtual & physical

virtual & physical

virtual & physical

Free SEPA Credit Transfers and Direct Debit Collections



Automatic calculation of VAT tax
Automatic calculation of income tax
Current accounting
Intelligent posting proposals
Business evaluation (Betriebswirtschaftliche Auswertung)
Manually add external transactions
Advance VAT return
Receipt scanning tool
Business assets handling
Profit and loss statement (Einnahmen-Überschuss-Rechnung)
VAT return
Trade tax return
Issue invoices with integrated tool





€0** / month
€9 / month

plus VAT

€29 / month

plus VAT

€79 / month

plus VAT

* Each customer has 10 free transactions every month. After that €0.15 plus VAT per transaction will be charged.

** For monthly transactions of over €300. If you have less than €300 transaction volume (total incoming and outgoing transactions) you pay €2 plus VAT per month.