How much to charge to incorporate a company?

I am an ACA accountant with a practising certificate. 

I have been asked by a colleague of my husband if I can advise him in incorporating his company. 

He is currently operating as a sole trader and wants to set up a company. 

I have no idea how much to quote to incorporate a company? I do book-keeping for another client and know that they were charged £450 by their accountants, but this seems like a lot to me...or is this the usual fee? I can't find any info on the internet so any advice would be gratefully received! 

 

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To do what?

neileg |

How much to wash a car or to extract a tooth?

Bob Harper |
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There is a right answer

JCresswellTax |
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Helpful, :/

cherryj |

Thanks for that - can I ask

cherryj |

I'm puzzled

neileg |

As you have said you are also

Fred Smith |

Client may well need lots of advice

Moonbeam |
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£200 + VAT

Pottedbeef |
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Some are doing it for free!

newmoon |

Around £200 formation, + time & ancilliary services extra

Hansa |
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Rip off

Kent accountant |
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Helping the client

ShirleyM |
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.

blok |
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Do not miss th epoint here.

julianjackson |

Cheap?

AndrewSullivan |

If it is just company formation

mn2taxhbj |

I wouldn't ask others

dbowleracca |
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First Class Advice from DBowler

Moonbeam |
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... it completely depends on what the service is...

jaybee661 |
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Fair points

Kent accountant |
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Company incorporation

quickform |
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what does the fee include?

phillipharris |

It depends

PUREaccountants |
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Company incorporation

clprince |
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Just what did they get for their money?

pauljohnston |

Co formations

johnster |

The perfect answer imo 

01638603404 |

Transfer of business

pjc55 |

your liability

yorkiehurst |

Hourly charge

Dougscott |
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Is that good?

Bob Harper |
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I would think the £450

amutyaba.yahoo.com |

350

Tom 7000 |
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£150 plus VAT...

ChrisPoole |

How much?

asillahi |

Three points not addressed explicitly above

bookmarklee |
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£2000

Tom 7000 |
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Dumping

Bob Harper |
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Lawyers

Bob Harper |
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Think about the value to the client

janmc71 |

Something oft overlooked with value pricing

zarathustra |
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... the record?

jaybee661 |
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No

Bob Harper |
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Most do it for free, or if not online it costs £4.50

davechaplin |

Most do it for free, or if not online it costs £4.50

davechaplin |

Most do it for free, or if not online it costs £4.50

davechaplin |

Value not cost

Kent accountant |
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Company formation

patricia caputo |
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Writing a report

Tom 7000 |
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