Services

Tax planning & compliance

Who said Tax doesn't have to be taxing?

Tax Returns can be completed for...

  • Individuals and sole traders;
  • Partnerships;
  • Limited Companies.

The self-assessment regime is full of penalties and HMRC enquiry powers are extensive. It's important that...

  • Returns are correctly completed;
  • They are filed on time;
  • All backup records are retained for the appropriate period of time.

As well as the completion of your return we can assist with...

  • Advice on your tax liabilities;
  • Negotiating with the Collector if necessary;
  • Identifying suitable tax planning opportunities;
  • Completing all the necessary tax computations;
  • Dealing with all correspondence from HMRC, taking the worry away from you.

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Payroll

Everything seemed fine running your own business until the day you took on your first employee and became an unpaid tax collector

This is when you found out what red tape was all about.

Let us take the strain away from you and let you get on with running and growing the business. Payroll is complicated and has to be done on time and you as the employer are responsible for the mistakes.

We run payrolls on time and can provide a tailor made service for your business including...

  • Employee payslips;
  • Monthly summaries;
  • Dealing with leavers and starters;
  • Real Time Information (RTI) PAYE returns for the Revenue;
  • Assistance with automated payment set-up to your employees;
  • CIS returns completed by us.

You will never have to worry about calculating statutory sick pay or maternity pay and dealing with student loan deductions ever again!

And at year end...

  • Employee summary P60s;
  • P11D and P9D benefit and expenses returns.

And the related tax planning advice...

Beyond the payroll compliance service, we offer comprehensive advice on all employment tax issues including...

  • Tax efficient remuneration strategies;
  • Planning for retirement;
  • Termination payments;
  • Inducement payments;
  • Company car and van strategies;
  • Benefits planning.

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Accounts Preparation

Do you need accurate accounts provided on time?

We can...

  • Prepare accounts to help in completion of self-assessment tax returns;
  • Produce financial statements to file at Companies House that ensure the minimum amount of your financial information is made public.

Accounts are prepared to agreed timescales and deadlines.

But we can do more than just report the history of what's already happened...

  • Identify areas of the business that give you the most opportunity to make improvements;
  • Use the accounts to help you measure where you are in meeting your goals and what actions you need to take.

We take the time to explain your accounts to you so that you understand what is going on financially within your business, helping you to plan for the future.

VAT

Need advice on whether to register for VAT?

For VAT registration we can assist with...

  • Advising if you need to or if it would be beneficial to register;
  • Completion of the VAT registration forms and formalities;
  • Advising on the best VAT schemes to use suitable to your business - some you have to notify HMRC you are using and some you don't.

In addition we can assist with...

  • Completion of VAT Returns or training on how to complete them;
  • Dealing with any contentious disputes that arise with Customs;
  • Attendance at VAT inspections.

See our VAT Helpsheets for more information.



VAT Returns getting you down?

Compliance with VAT is complex. Investigations by the VATman can be intense - all the more important that your VAT returns are completed correctly.

There are three methods we can use to assist in completion of VAT returns...

  1. Let us do your book-keeping and we complete the return from there;
  2. Give us your books and we'll complete the return for you;
  3. Provide training on how to complete your return.

We complete VAT returns in good time to ensure you avoid any penalties.

In addition we can assist with...

  • Applying for VAT registration;
  • Advice on the VAT schemes suitable to your business;
  • Attendance at VAT inspections.
Company Formation & Registered Office

Do you want to take the risk
of forming your own company?

There's more to consider than just buying a cheap readymade company on the internet!

We can assist you with company formations including sameday formations.

For urgent requests we can also arrange same day formations.

To check the availability of a Limited Company name, you can use the Companies House Information Service. Type in the name you want, select the option for "Company Name Availability Search" and see if it comes up in the list.

Our Company formation packages can include...

  • Advice on the pros and cons of incorporation in your own situation;
  • Appointment of directors;
  • Appointment of company secretary;
  • Issue of subscriber shares;
  • Registered office services;
  • Completion of all necessary minutes and resolutions;
  • Assistance in opening a bank account;
  • Tax review with regard to company formation - forming the company yourself and getting this wrong can be very costly!
  • VAT registration;
  • Company registration for Corporation Tax;
  • Set up of Company PAYE scheme;
  • Book-keeping set-up advice;
  • Business plans;

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Need a different address for your registered office?

You can use our office address as the registered office for your company.

This will also ensure all important documents come straight to us to deal with on your behalf straight away. Any that aren't for us, we forward to you.