Member Since: 6th Jul 2009
10th Sep 2019
what other information do you want? They are all long standing clients..
I'd agree with others that the small block of fees is probably not that desirable as it relies very much on you as an individual.
How much have you actually been offered?
2nd Sep 2019
Yes I had seen this but it just refers to deciding whether to do your own customs declarations or to get someone else to do it. I couldn’t see where it says if you have to submit nil returns or if there is a regular obligation.
2nd Sep 2019
Every VAT registered trader who doesn't already have an EORI is being issued with one currently - part of the Brexit preparations.
You are safe just to ignore it, pending what happens post Brexit.
6th Jun 2019
Thanks OP, I hadn't realised that so have just downloaded lots of them. Much appreciated.
29th May 2019
Fewer users here but also 100% price increase. Ridiculous.
You’d have thought they may have waited until after the software awards...
14th Mar 2019
Was with Bluefin for years, decent service but Abbeytax wouldn’t support their telephone advice in writing at that time so I moved to a policy via Brunel Professions in early 2018.
The cost is around £250 pa for £500k cover compliant with ICAEW requirements. Includes a tax helpline with Croner Taxwise who will confirm advice in writing. To be honest I haven’t used it yet though.
9th Feb 2019
I use moneysoft payroll and am very happy with it.
I use QBO for most clients but just don’t like the payroll function, moneysoft is quicker, easier and more straightforward.
8th Feb 2019
Look at your local ICAEW society, they tend to do good cost effective training. I live between two district societies, one runs far more courses than the others and are worth travelling for. Most give discounts for low or half rate subscription payers too.
Definitely join the tax faculty too, I think it’s great value for money as they have lots of webinars.
Mercia also do offers on courses every now and then which make them quite cheap.
8th Feb 2019
I’d be happy with about £2,500 + VAT for that. I have a similar client but with approx 100 transactions a month.
If you do the bookkeeping the year end is relatively simple. Quarterly bookkeeping and VAT for my similar client can be done in three hours x 4, Annual director payroll takes an hour max, SA100 30 mins max, year end accounts and CT600 somewhere between 5 and 8 hrs including sign off meeting depending on what has gone on that year.
So maximum 22 hours pa for £2,500 gives me a good enough return. I’m happy, they’re happy. Depends really what hourly rate you want to achieve, for me £100ph is fine, I know I could probably go for more but I’m happy with that.
So yes for me £4K + VAT seems high.
14th Jan 2019
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