Pricing

Our prices depend on the type and complexity of the services we provide. Our minimum charges are listed below. We’ve only shown the most common services requested, please contact us for details of any services not listed.

Unless otherwise agreed our fees will be calculated on the basis of the hours worked by each member of staff necessarily engaged on your affairs multiplied by their charge-out rate per hour. Indicative hourly charge out rates are: Partner £100; Manager £60; Assistant £40; Bookkeeping £20.  VAT will be added to this price at the prevailing rate of 20%.

However, we welcome Fixed Fees, which can be agreed subject to the assignment and payment terms (contact us for details). We show both our ‘without VAT’ and ‘with VAT’ prices for some common services below.

Service  Minimum (net of vat) Minimum (including vat) Notes
Personal Tax Return £150 £180 P60s, interest certificates, dividend vouchers ALL available. No foreign income or complex tax issues. Good records and information provided at one time before 31 October.
Sole Trader accounts £200 £240 Complete summary of income and expenditure provided. Fully supported by an accounting system or detailed analyses/schedules. Capital purchases separately identified. Information provided within 2 months of the year end.
Property accounts £200 £240 Complete summary of income and expenditure provided. Fully supported by an accounting system or detailed analyses/schedules. Capital purchases separately identified. Information provided at one time before 1 September of the next tax year.
Limited company accounts £900 £1,080 Applies to a very small company with few transactions, well kept and properly analysed accounting records (accounting and clerical), all bank accounts reconciled and available at start of job.
Independent examinations £800 £960 Applies to a very small charity with one restricted fund or less. Few transactions, well kept and properly analysed accounting records (accounting and clerical), all bank accounts reconciled and available. Trustees Report provided at start of examination.
Audits – non charity £2,500 £3,000 Applies to small company with simple trading activities. Computerised accounting system. Accurate and well kept accounting records (accounting and clerical), all sales ledger, purchase ledger and bank accounts reconciled and available. Simple shareholding and funding structure.
Audits – charity £2,000 £2,400 Applies to a very small charity with one restricted fund or less. Few transactions, well kept accounting records (accounting and clerical), all bank accounts reconciled and available. Trustees Report provided at start of audit.
Business projections £600  £720 Profit and Loss, Balance Sheet and Cashflow projections for up to 3 years. Simple business, basic data supplied based on questionnaire.
Full business plans £1,000  £1,200 Profit and Loss, Balance Sheet and Cashflow projections for up to 3 years. Written plan to support the projections.
Company formation £200  £240 Same day formation if instruction and information received before midday. Standard memorandum and articles and one class of share. Includes registration for Government Gateway, Corporation Tax, VAT and PAYE, etc.
Charity company formation £750  £900 Company formation (Company Limited by Guarantee) as above, plus application for charity registration with Charity Commission and HMRC.
R&D tax credit claims £1,500  £1,800 Calculation of application for tax payment or enhanced loss relief for R&D activities. Requires provision of detailed written submission which we review and advise on.
Business/share valuations £1,500  £1,800 Business or share valuation based on historical and/or projected trading results. Report provided which can be used for business sale or HMRC purposes.