Company Formation – Advice on the issue of shares and shareholders, appointment of directors and secretary, registered office address, share transfers, records required by law to be kept by the company, and other requirements of company law.
Company Secretarial and Accounts Considerations – Annual accounts must be filed every year – but how much information needs to be disclosed? Full accounts or abridged accounts? Who has access to these accounts? An annual return must also be filed with companies house disclosing required information. What is the position if these documents are filed late or if the information provided is incomplete or incorrect? We have many years of experience on all these and other matters which is available to our clients.
Taxation Planning – This is an important matter on which we shall be happy to advise you.
Business Start-up – What are your reasons for starting a business and how should you proceed? Should you operate as a sole trader or in partnership, or even consider forming a company? What are the considerations you should bear in mind in running your business? What records should you keep? What is your relationship with your bank?
Management Accounts – Should you have management accounts prepared and, if so, how often? What are the advantages and what is the cost of having them prepared?
Payroll and PAYE – What records are required and how are national insurance contributions (an additional tax) calculated?
VAT Consultancy – How does VAT work and what records should you keep? How should this tax be paid or refunded? We can advise you and prepare your VAT returns for you.
Investigation Work – Sometimes questions arise on a client’s affairs. HMRC can instigate an enquiry into a tax payer’s affairs at any time. We have many years experience of dealing with HMRC’s enquires on our clients’ behalf and are jealous of protecting them from the ravages of officialdom
Sole Traders and Partnership Accounts – Legal requirements, tax implications and mitigation of tax liabilities- Payroll and PAYE. What records are required and how are national insurance contributions (an additional tax) calculated?