Client asking help to prepare his own accounts

Recently a client approached me that instead of me preparing his accounts he would rather like to prepare himself. He also needs my help in doing so. He is doing this to save my fees. I told him this is not the kind of service I provide. Still he is after me to help him. Has anyone been in this kind of situation before?

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Yes

andy.partridge |
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Same here...someone

murphy1 |

I have a Chartered Accountant as a client ...

Steve Holloway |
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short answer

Mark Three |
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How about ...

Rachael-SimplifiedAccounting |
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Avoid

nigelburge |
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Ditto all the above

BKD |
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Just say NO.

uktaxpal |

On the other hand

Paul Scholes |
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Say yes

Flash Gordon |
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Is this something HMRC do?

uktaxpal |

as usual PS is on the button

carnmores |
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I guess

andy.partridge |
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Flash

The Innkeeper |

Wrong i'm afraid Mark - not "usually" actually ALWAYS !!!!!!!

Ding Dong |
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Sympathy

Flash Gordon |
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Its not about greed

Reena |

I have been asked similar

ShirleyM |
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my experience

Red Leader |
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Make the most of it

Paul Scholes |
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if you think hiring a pofessional...

AdShawBPR |

good morning curmudgeons

carnmores |
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Asked a few times

klerg000 |

would you ask a plumber or

uktaxpal |

pain in the Butt

The Black Knight |

Buy him a book

philcarter |

More trouble than it's worth.

TOC |

Ticking time bomb

PAULGACC |
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FAO: Steve Holloway

stand4success Limited |

NOT A CHANCE

enanen |

In approved cases yes

DMGbus |
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Do you want a capital

uktaxpal |

Capital added value

The Black Knight |

How about

Fish and Chips |

Accounts Preparation

paddy55 |
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Accounts Preparation

paddy55 |
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Save fees?

frauke |

Most of mine don't!

nigelburge |
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Arrogance

andy.partridge |
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The answer NO! NO! NO! 

uktaxpal |

Clients asking for help to do it themselves

hilary gallup |

The carpenter's story

BKD |
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Don't

chetan |

Variety is the spice but some spice is so bland

Paul Scholes |
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It will last from a long time

petersaxton |
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Remember Taylor and division

uktaxpal |

Clients and clients

andy.partridge |
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So that's where they went

Paul Scholes |
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Client letting relative do their accounts as training excercise

Jimess |

You found somebody to take over Paul's business when he retires!

petersaxton |
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