Accounts and Bookkeeping

Annual accounts preparation q

Every business has a statutory obligation to produce accounts annually for the relevant authorities, typically HM Revenue & Customs and Companies House. This is a job that someone has to do and most accountants do that job. At ATS Accountants, we will not only prepare your accounts, we will look out for areas of potential savings and minimising your tax liability. We like to gain a full understanding of your business so that we are able to give advice and recommendations tailored exactly to your requirements.
Bookkeeping q

Bookkeeping, in business, is the recording of financial transactions, and is part of the process of accounting. Transactions include purchases, sales, receipts and payments by an individual or organisation. We can provide you with a bespoke bookkeeping service, ranging from simple data entry to the preparation of management accounts, to free you, the business owner, to get on with your business, the business that really matters. Typically this will include preparation of your annual accounts, brining additional efficiency savings with it.
Management Accounts and Information q

We can prepare your monthly, quarterly or half yearly management accounts, compare the data with prior year, prior period, forecast etc. and interpret the results for you in writing. We are even prepared to come and explain these to you, your investors or your management team.

VAT

VAT Returns q

For a small business owner, VAT issues can become, depending on the nature of the business, quite complex and overwhelming. At ATS Accountants, we will provide you with a comprehensive service which will include advising you on the best scheme for you, completing your VAT returns, and access to VAT experts which means you can be assured of quick response in the event of a complex query.
VAT Planning and Disputes q

We will assist you during VAT inspections and in case of any disputes arising. This will include access to VAT experts in preparing your case/ response.


Tax

Tax Planning q

At ATS Accountants, we will review your business needs, the nature of your business, regulatory requirement etc. advise you on the most appropriate structure for your business with the minimisation of tax liability in mind, and efficiency and effectiveness of your business operations the utmost priority.
Tax enquiries and Investigations q

We will hold your hand, or deal completely with any tax enquiries or investigations, depending on your need/ preference. WE know this is a great source of worry amongst small business owners especially, and therefore, have mechanisms in place to ensure you are fully covered against any such occurrence in terms of any additional financial costs (subject to your opting in to our scheme).
Corporation Tax Self-Assessment

We will complete your corporation tax/ income tax self-assessment tax return and take care of timely submission to HMRC.

Payroll

Payroll q

We will run your payroll to suit your business’ size and needs, whilst keeping up to date with legislation and tax changes, so you don’t have to. Additionally, we can arrange training/ seminars for you to keep you posted on employment law, and health & safety issues, where experts in the fields will brief you and answer your questions.
End of Year Returns q

We will ensure all of your end of year returns are completed accurately and on time, taking the hassle and worry of non-compliance, late returns and associated penalties out of the equation.

Start-Up

Company/ Self Employed Registration q

We aim to provide comprehensive, jargon free advice and a full suite of services including explanation of the different types of business structures and assistance with the selection of the most appropriate for you; preparation of realistic business plans, cash flow forecasts and budgets; registration procedures with HM Revenue and Customs and Companies House; assistance in the calculation of adequate finance; access to a source of established local business contacts, able to aid and assist with many of your business needs.
Tax Planning q

At ATS Accountants, we will review your business needs, the nature of your business, regulatory requirement etc. and advise you on the most appropriate structure for your business with the minimisation of tax liability in mind, and efficiency and effectiveness of your business operations the utmost priority.
Annual returns/ Self-Assessment q

We will complete your corporation tax/ income tax self-assessment tax return and take care of timely submission to HMRC.

Business Growth/ Efficiency

Internal Controls Review q

Get our experts in to look at your troublesome areas where inefficiencies are rife, you when you simply cannot identify where the problem lies. We will spend time with your staff, with you as the owner, and gain a thorough understanding of your business, processes and transactions. Our recommendations will be insightful, and will solve the root cause of the problems, rather than the symptoms.
Identification of Efficiency Savings/ Inefficiencies q

Our lead accountants have a rich background in systems evaluation, efficiency reviews and using the results of these reviews to root out inefficiencies within a business. We have turned around businesses through standardisation of routine tasks and through automation of repetitive tasks, saving the business hundreds of hours of manual intervention, resulting in improved financial results.
Strategic Business Planning/ Review  q

ATS Accountants has a wealth of experience in providing support to a range of businesses and organisations in reviewing their strategic plan, or in simply reviewing the business’ existing strategic plans and making recommendations to help your business grow. We have worked with middle management, senior management and at board level, so we are able address a wide range of audience and connect.
Expert Advice and Staff Training q

Our clients will gain access to training material and events on HR, Health & Safety and employment law related issues. Additionally, ATS Accountants would be happy to discuss any financial and/ or management support needs and devise bespoke training that suit the unique needs of your business.