20+ Years Experience
As professional accountants in West Lothian, our core customer focus is on small and medium-sized enterprises.
We take pride in our work and recently have been voted the best SME accountancy company in West Lothian.
If you are a small/medium-sized business in West Lothian looking for dedicated chartered accountancy services you have come to the right place. A lot of Small Businesses Our team of chartered accountants have helped hundreds of small businesses near you save money on tax, vat & Research & Development (RD Tax Relief). Continue reading on how our professional accountancy services can save you thousands of pounds every year with no hidden costs. We also offer a FREE Tax Efficient Audit for anyone in July. We will conduct a tax efficiency review making certain your company is claiming for every possible expense. Last year on average our chartered accountants were able to save £6487 for every business. Get your free Tax Efficiency audit now.
We understand that running a small business can be hard & time-consuming. Not knowing where to focus your time on and how to save money. Our accountancy firm is here to help and take the stress off you our team of professional accountants has helped clients not just save money on tax but also give business advice.
A successful business shouldn’t solely rely on one person and in some cases to be able to generate more cash you need to outsource tasks in your business and that’s why we are here. We offer various services that can help grow your business and bring in floods of new business. We aren’t just your typical accountancy firm we actually care about the growth of our clients.
We will provide your small business with its very own dedicated accountant. They will get to know you and your business in detail, to help support its growth. We will also help with your filing we offer unlimited expert advice. We have clients in multiple industries so if you are any of the following:
Get in touch with our team today for a bespoke accounting package and a tax advisory audit.
Our Small business packages start from £17.95.
However, this varies depending on what your small business requires:
We have years of accounting experience we are able to look into your business and and your accounting processes and improve your operational efficiency, with our bespoke small business accounting package.
Our team of chartered accountants offer a personal touch accountancy service for all of our clients so get in touch today for a free quote and how we can help your business grow.
Our team offer a wide variety of bespoke accountancy services such as:
Your specialist accountant is only a click away. If you have further questions about tax services or any other accountancy service that we offer please get in touch today for a free no-obligation quote.
We have clients on various different accounting software, our team of charted accountants are trained on the following accounting software:
Our chartered accountants are trained in 40+ different accounting software’s so we will be able to help your limited company.
We offer a full range of property tax advice for landlords and second homeowners. If you are currently receiving a rental income which exceeds your total expenses and allowances then you are required to submit your yearly tax.
In some cases, rental properties make a loss if that’s the case you may want to voluntarily disclose it because this will allow you to make use of loss in the future in case the property does become profitable.
Get in touch with our rental accounts today to start saving money.
If you have to pay Capital Gains Tax, because you have recently sold or given away a holiday home or second property you are obliged to file a tax return. Our team or professional CGT accountants can help you advise you on any tax planning opportunities available this will help minimise you Capital Gain Tax liability.
We are also able to help calculate your Capital Gains Tax liability and complete your tax return for you.
If you currently rent out a property you will need to pay any tax on the difference between the rents you make charged, less any allowable expenses. Our accountancy firm will be able to give you unlimited expert advice on how you can save the most amount of money and what you can maximise on your expense sheet, get in touch with our tax advisors today.
Have you got any further questions regarding your accounting needs or general accountancy knowledge? Read our FAQs
An accountant is there to help assist the business owner by managing all the day to day running of the accounts our team can take on the entire financial system of a small business and take the stress and time off your head so you are able to focus on the more cash-generating tasks with-in your business.
Accountants can help with financial analysis, accounting software integration, and compliance when filing tax & vat returns as well as provide revenue & loss growth and how to improve the financial health of your business.
Here’s a list of what you should look out for when screening for an accountant:
Collate a list of potential small business accountants near your business or online try and find various options and get some quotes from them. (In most cases online accountants tend to be cheaper in pricing than local accountants this is due to fewer overheads online accountants don’t need to pay rent).
Make certain the accountants are all qualified and have certain accreditations there are numerous qualifications such as:
Each of this accreditation is globally recognised and takes three to five years to complete.
Try to find an accountant that specialises in small business accounting. In most cases, accountants are an expert in a handful of fields. The reason behind this is a small business accountant will be able to do your accounting and tell you exactly how much and where you can save money on your taxes. This is the difference between a good accountant and a great accountant. This only comes with years of experience and working with various business accountants day in and day out.
Find out which is the most cost-effective for the experience they deliver. In some cases, you are able to find cheaper accountants however they might not come with years of accounting experience. Try to find a fully chartered accountant and also check for other accreditations, previous clients, case studies and past reviews. This should give you a better picture of how good the accountants are.
If you require certain accounting services make certain that the accountant’s list you have all provide a great service. Our team can help set up a payroll, complete your company annual accounts if you run a limited company, account for VAT, deal with HMRC, etc
It’s vital that you are able to build a good working relationship with the small business accountants you decide to pick.
We have found that smaller business firms are able to assist you and take the time to understand your business more than the bigger firms.
We have found in our experience that most accountants are difficult to get a hold of, Here at Small Business Accountants, we will give your business a dedicated account manager to help assist you. You are able to contact them and they will provide unlimited support to your company, We also give you regular automated reminders & tax deadlines for you to submit your documentation.
Make certain the accountants use the latest accounting software and are trained to a high enough standard. Accounting software has revolutionized life for both accountants and business owners. Accounting has made it easier to keep up to date with receipts all of the information is stored in the cloud. Accounting software gives a full comprehensive range of automation to help with time-consuming tasks. They also send regular automated reminders for various tasks and regular deadline reminders.
The last piece of advice is if you know other small business owners then you can always ask them who they use for their accounting services. You can’t beat a recommendation from someone you trust.
Yes, you can do your own business accounting. Doing your own small business accounts can be very time consuming and you may end up falling behind in other areas of your business such as closing new business, marketing, and communicating with existing customers and clients.
If you are a sole trader, freelancer or self-employed individual usually you are able to find to do your own finances and keep up to date with your expenses. If the aim of your business is to maintain a healthy income and support your family, then you probably shouldn’t worry about hiring an accountant.
But if your goal is to set up a company and grow and be financially successful, then an accountant will help you achieve that goal and save a lot of money on tax bills, VAT bills & tax reliefs.
If you do decide to manage your own accounting, you may still consider consulting an accountant as they will be able to help you advise on various tax efficiency options that you may not be taking advantage of. If you want more information or a consult feel free to get in touch with our tax advisory team which can help assist you as a sole trader or limited company.
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