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Take Care Of Your Business Financials With Our Accountants for Business Owners

Every firm relies on accounting. Maintaining accurate records is essential to keeping tabs on your company’s costs and uncovering new growth opportunities. You can also avoid tax responsibilities to the government and employees if businesses keep correct records.

Consider your company’s long-term financial goals when you evaluate your accounting strategy. Whether you run your own business or employ others, your success depends on clearly defined financial goals.

Experts believe that cash flow problems are a significant reason small firms go bankrupt. To avoid this, your company should establish effective record-keeping rules and an excellent financial plan.

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Because it’s so critical, the burden of accounting sometimes becomes too arduous and time-consuming. In fact, 58% of business owners say that accounting is the most draining part of running a business.

The good news is that accounting does not have to be your professional death sentence, though. The personal motives for starting your firm do not have to be sacrificed.

That’s where we come in. We’re award-winning and professional accountants. We’d love to hear from you.

How Do Accountants Help Businesses?

Accountants are extremely helpful in managing your business. More specifically, they can help in the following areas:

1. Starting Up

Accountants assist business owners by using their financial expertise to lay the groundwork for a company’s future success. An accountant may offer guidance (LLC, partnership, etc.) when deciding on the best business structure. Accountants put up proper accounting procedures right from the outset to keep organised and in conformity with government rules.

2. Development

An accountant may aid in the expansion of a company. They may provide insight to business managers on cash flow management, inventory management, and business finance. They may also aid a firm by creating projections and budgets to meet its objectives. The accountant will guarantee that mergers, acquisitions, or a firm’s sales go smoothly.

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3. Business Operations

Businesses benefit from the monthly financial statements that accountants prepare and analyse. Managers will benefit from the analysis by accessing the most recent data. Accountants can also assist by keeping track of employee payroll and forecasting yearly tax obligations.

4. Regulatory and Reporting Requirements

Accountants make sure business owners adhere to laws and rules. They’ll see dates, such as tax returns and W2s, are met. A corporation’s accountants can also assist with an audit by supplying the auditor with accurate data. Having an accountant assures that you dance through regulations and  reporting and regulations are 

5. Relationships with other financial institutions

It is common for businesses to collaborate with a variety of financial institutions. For tax files, banks, or other lenders, accountants can manage the connections and perform the work required by CPA businesses.

6. Prevent Financial Mistakes

Accountants help firms avoid costly financial blunders in the first place. Minor errors, such as overdrafts on bank accounts or missing a tax deadline, can be avoided by hiring an accountant.

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When Should You Hire An Accountant

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At various phases of your company’s development, you may want to consider employing an accountant. An accountant can help you with everything from a business strategy to a loan application to a government audit.

This does not imply that you must constantly engage an accountant on a retainer or hire one full-time. Even a few hours of their time might be sufficient in some cases.

Like most small-business owners, you’re trying to save costs everywhere you can. When it comes to specific duties (such as taxes), consider how much time you’d save by not doing them.

To put this into context, let’s imagine that it takes you 10 hours to do your taxes, and your time is worth $100 an hour. To complete your taxes, you’ll have to fork up $1000. If you’re a multitasker like most business owners, there’s always the possibility that you’ve made a mistake.

As long as you don’t mind paying an accountant to handle time-consuming procedures like taxes, it’s a good bet they’ll charge less per hour than you would. You’ll not only have more time to devote to earning money, but you’ll also be able to relax knowing that everything is in the hands of a professional.

Examples of scenarios that accountants will be extremely helpful for you are as follows:

  1. In writing a business plan
  2. In establishing your company’s legal structure
  3. In settling your finances
  4. In dealing with the government
  5. In case you’re audited
  6. In applying for a business loan or overdraft
  7. In taking on a franchise
  8. In buying another business
  9. In selling your business
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Our Award-Winning Services

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Tax Planning

Our tax experts know how to get the most out of tax allowances, reliefs, and industry-specific tax benefits. Our skilled tax experts ensure that all business tax returns are HMRC-compliant and filed correctly to avoid fines.

International Tax Planning

Whether you do business worldwide or want to move abroad, our international tax experts can help you save on UK and non-UK taxes.

Setting up your business and personal affairs overseas affects how much tax you have to pay. We’ll make a global tax plan to reduce your tax burden.

Our international tax experts ensure that you and your company are compliant everywhere and save you money on taxes in the UK and other countries.

Personal Tax Services

Our tax experts will advise you on every part of your tax situation to ensure you follow the law. We offer a one-of-a-kind service for filing both simple and complicated UK taxes. With these tax services, we want to help people get more money while lowering their tax bills.

VAT Accounting

VAT is one of the most complicated and frustrating parts of running a business regarding accounting. Since 1973, it has been up to business owners to figure out and pay VAT instead of the consumer.

Registration, choosing a VAT scheme to register for, calculating VAT, and balancing VAT accounts are all part-time jobs in and of themselves. Hiring a professional VAT accountant can relieve a lot of the stress that comes with this complicated tax system.

HRMC Tax Investigations

Random HMRC Tax investigations used to be rare, but now the tax authorities have a lot of sophisticated and effective tools at their disposal. Consultants who do risky things are most likely to be investigated and are more likely to be caught.

HMRC investigations aim to determine if correct information has been given and if correct tax amounts have been paid.

We can help you if you are having trouble paying HMRC or if HMRC threatens you about VAT, PAYE, self-assessment, or corporation tax issues. Better yet, we can help make sure you never have to deal with an HMRC tax investigation in the first place.

These are just a few of the things we can do for you. Want something that’s not on the list? Give us a call.

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FAQs

If you’ve recently established a firm or have been in the workforce for ten years, you may be wondering, “What is business accounting?” Accounting definition:

Business accounting includes gathering and interpreting financial data, recording transactions, and creating financial statements.

Accounting may help you make smarter financial decisions. Many small company owners handle their accounting to save money. If you’re in the same circumstance, know company accounting basics.

You may save time and money by working with an accountant as a small business owner. Accountants can help small business owners with the following tasks:

  • In the early stages of your company’s development, an accountant’s assistance can be invaluable in drafting a business plan.
  • Provide you with guidance on the best organisational structure for your company.
  • To assist with acquiring necessary permits, such as business licences, sales tax permits and employee accounts.
  • When you don’t want to use the services of a bookkeeper regularly, set up your accounting software and chart of accounts.
  • Deal with the complexities of sales tax compliance.
  • Manage labour expenditures, including pay and labour concerns that may collapse even the most successful companies.
  • Make it possible for you to fulfil the standards of your lenders or licencing organisations.
  • Maintain records of inventory purchases, stock numbers, purchase prices, and sales dates and prices.

Several cloud-based accounting software packages are available to small company owners who cannot afford to hire a full-time accountant.

Small business financial statements contain a statement of financial position, changes in owner’s equity, an income statement, and a cash flow statement. Accounting can be done manually, using software, or by a pro.

It all relies on the size and complexity of your company’s activities. The price of an outside accountant often rises in tandem with the company’s growth. Hiring a professional to manage in-house accounting sometimes may result in long-term savings.

Pearl Lemon Accountants recognises a generic service provider can’t match our accounting benefits. Every company or account service you pick shall be customised. We embrace variation and originality. Thus your financial statements will be different. Your choice of services will determine the price that you’ll pay. Contact us to discuss.

When you allow us to keep track of your finances, you give yourself more time to do your work and please more clients. It's a win-win situation for everyone. Aside from that, you'll also gain financial stability because your assets and liabilities are managed well enough not to cause any trouble for you in the future.

So let our experts work for you, and you won't regret it even a bit.

Book a call today to get started.