Do you offer collect and drop facility?

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This is a basic question, do not read/respond  if you do not like basic questions. If you do respond please be courteous or move on. Do not waste your time and mine by clogging up this thread.

Apart from one client taken on in my early days, I do not offer to collect client documents and then dropping them once the work is done. It would be too time intensive.

I had a potential client meeting and he said that another accountant offers this. I did explain to him this would add to the cost since more time would be taken up on him.

I informed  the client I would like to think about this and I would let him know on Monday.  It was obvious that this point would be a deal breaker for the client. In terms of time it would take about an hour every quarter to do this.This adds up when this are many clients.

I remember TaxAssist accountants offering this.

How do you get  records from your clients?

NB I am not asking for advice what I should do. I am asking what the practice is

 

 

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Part of the deal

petersaxton |
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I usually collect

memyself-eye |
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I collect & deliver

Steve Holloway |
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It depends what is appropriate ...

Old Greying Accountant |
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Your missing out on LIFE

Owain_Glyndwr |
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ridiculous query

Tonykelly |
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It depends

petersaxton |
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Definitely visit

philhendy |
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Try and compromise

valentino rossi |
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I don't understand

Jon Stow |
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Tildesley Tonks in Wolverhampton

DMGbus |
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Just do it and don't worry about the time!!

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blok |
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Not asked for advice but what is the practice

FirstTab |
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I think FirstTab ...

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AWebs own soap opera

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We?

FirstTab |
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Who says I want to stop reading?

ShirleyM |
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Apologies Shirley

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petersaxton |
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Me, too, FirstTab

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Back on topic

ShirleyM |
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In my office.

Monsoon |
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Build it in to the price

Flash Gordon |
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Face time

girlofwight |

@Monsoon

ShirleyM |
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Men v Women

Owain_Glyndwr |
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@OG

ShirleyM |
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well i like to collect

carnmores |
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Flexibility

petersaxton |
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Great varied respons

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Old Greying Accountant |
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Another thought ...

Old Greying Accountant |
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apology made/illness

FirstTab |
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Why bother?

Ken Howard |

Online is the way I am going

FirstTab |
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Being all things to all people

Monsoon |
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Monsoon

FirstTab |
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Providing online accounting software

petersaxton |
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Reckless

Owain_Glyndwr |
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Anything is possible

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Owain_Glyndwr |
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Above and below

petersaxton |
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OGA

carnmores |
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clients!!!

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