Should you decide to prepare your own books we will offer our advice, and support you when required. Alternatively we will prepare your books for you, allowing you more time to run your business.
90% of our bookkeeping is carried out using Sage accountancy software, we also offer sage training to clients who wish to prepare there own books.
Benefits of having your bookkeeping and year end carried out by ourselves
Your bookkeeping is carried out by experienced bookkeepers, who will keep your records up to date and ask the relevant questions to ensure all aspects have been covered and all expenses have been included. Therefore ensuring you are not incurring unnecessarily high tax bills.
Your Year End fee will be kept to a minimum because the bookkeeping will be carried out to the necessary standard to ensure the year end hours are kept as low as possible.
Vat returns will be prepared from the sage records and therefore will be accurate and reconciled to ensure correct returns are filed to Customs & Excise.
Monthly Management accounts can be provided to provide up to date information to help you make informed decisions about your business. They may also be required for mortgage applications or for use by your Bank Manager.
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Be it weekly or monthly we can prepare and produce payslips from as little as £2 per employee. All you have to do is provide us with the hours of work and rates of pay and we will do the rest.
As part of our payroll package we produce your year end P35 and submit it to the Inland Revenue via the internet on your behalf. This saves you time having to complete manual year-end returns.
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To help you manage your business we can produce monthly or quarterly management accounts. These can be used as a tool for decision making when driving your business forward. They also act as a guide as to how your business is doing, this prevents any shocks at the year end. Return to the top

As your business grows you need to predict for the future, a cash flow forecast helps you to see how your bank account or cash is going to be affected and enables you to take action if nesseceary . It will help to show how investment in capital items will grow your business and the effect on cash flow.
When setting up a new business, your Bank Manager would most probably ask to see a business plan before they will lend you money. It also helps you to set down on paper how you see your business growing.Return to the top

Many businesses worry about year end, it is known to be the time of year when you find out how your Company has done over the past year, how much tax you need to pay and not only that you incur a large bill from your accountants. Also for many businesses it is the one and only time of year that they actually see there accountant.
We however aim, by way of management accounts to ensure that the year end brings you no surprises; we guide you throughout the year and are always on hand to help. Our bookkeeping services ensure that you final accounts bill is also kept as low as possible.

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As an individual you are responsible for completing and submitting your own tax return. Even if you are in full time employment but still have other income by law you must complete a Tax return. This in itself can be a daunting task.
Let us take the worry and stress away at John A Walker not only will we complete the return for you but it will also be submitted via the internet online.
Therefore not only is the return not lost in the post but any refunds are processed in a shorter time.
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Taxation can be a significant cost of doing business in the U.K. and it is essential that timely and accurate returns are made to the Inland Revenue. Failure to make such returns can result in severe penalties.
Well in advance of making any returns (whether for corporation tax or income tax) it is sensible to plan for minimisation of the tax charge, Apparently simple alterations to the way in which business is transacted can make significant changes to the amount of tax payable.
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If you are just setting up in business and you do not know where to start .We can help and guide you, from choosing your Company name to forming that company for you, recommending a good bank that will look after you, setting up a PAYE scheme and if needed registering you for Vat . All you need to get started. Return to the top