Clarke & Co

Accounting

Clarke & Co can help reduce the time you spend on admin work, letting you focus on what is really important to your business.

Our accounting service includes:

  • Preparation of annual accounts
  • Preparation of periodic management accounts
  • Book-keeping services
  • Maintaining VAT records and associated returns
  • Budgets and cash flow forecasts

We are QuickBooks Online Certified, Xero Certified, and Sage 50 Accredited.

The work we do will help you make the right plans for your business moving forward, making sure you go from strength to strength. Whether you are a sole trader, start-up business, small business or a large established business, we have the experience to help.

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Self assessment

Our tax services make sure that your tax liability is calculated taking into account all allowed exemptions and deductions. We simplify the process by using accountancy software to accurately complete tax returns and calculate any tax liability that may occur, along with any payments that need to be made.

Corporation tax

Corporation tax reliefs and rates change annually, so we ensure that we can provide all the right guidance and advice when looking at exemptions, allowances and deductions that may be available.

We will thoroughly review and prepare corporation tax returns in great detail in order to ensure you are complaint and that you don’t incur any penalties.

Capital gains tax

You may be looking at investments, a second property or another asset and our team can make sure you maximise your exemptions while simplifying the difficult area of capital gains tax.

Personal tax planning

We can help with the complex issue of personal tax, we know it can be difficult to understand, which is why we help every step of the way. We take away the time and stress by creating a tax planning strategy that suits your tax affairs, helping ensure you pay the least amount of tax. Our team will advise when payments are due along with what forms need to be filed and returned to keep you compliant.

Latest news from Clarke & Co

June 24, 2024
Inflation falls to 2%

Figures released by the Office of National Statistics show that the Consumer Prices Index (CPI) for May 2024 was 2%. This is a reduction from the 2.3% assessed in April and means that inflation has hit the Bank of England’s target rate for the first time in nearly 3 years.

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June 20, 2024
Invest in Women Hub launched

If you are a female entrepreneur in the UK, you can now access a new resource designed to help you access the finance you need to start, grow, and scale your business. The new hub is designed as a one-stop shop that provides the resources and information you need.

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June 19, 2024
Latest labour market trends: what they mean for your business

The latest labour market report from the Office for National Statistics shows a few important trends that might affect your business.

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June 17, 2024
Exploring finance options for small businesses: A guide to fuelling growth

Shawbrook Bank recently conducted research that indicated that half of small business owners have had to raid their savings to fund their businesses.

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June 13, 2024
Advice for charities to concentrate on their positive work

The Charity Commission has recently concluded its regulatory compliance case into the Actors’ Benevolent Fund and has drawn out some lessons that can benefit all charities.

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June 12, 2024
More indicators of a cut in interest rates to come

The Bank of Canada announced a cut of a quarter of a percentage point to its key interest rate last week, bringing the rate down to 4.75%.

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June 10, 2024
How a general election can affect your business

The news is currently full of reports on the general election, so much so that you may be inclined to switch off rather than hear any more about it!

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June 6, 2024
Reforms to leasehold properties becomes law

The Leasehold and Freehold Reform Act has become law and will affect owners of freeholds for leasehold properties as well as house builders.

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June 24, 2024
Inflation falls to 2%

Figures released by the Office of National Statistics show that the Consumer Prices Index (CPI) for May 2024 was 2%. This is a reduction from the 2.3% assessed in April and means that inflation has hit the Bank of England’s target rate for the first time in nearly 3 years.

Read article
June 20, 2024
Invest in Women Hub launched

If you are a female entrepreneur in the UK, you can now access a new resource designed to help you access the finance you need to start, grow, and scale your business. The new hub is designed as a one-stop shop that provides the resources and information you need.

Read article
June 19, 2024
Latest labour market trends: what they mean for your business

The latest labour market report from the Office for National Statistics shows a few important trends that might affect your business.

Read article
June 17, 2024
Exploring finance options for small businesses: A guide to fuelling growth

Shawbrook Bank recently conducted research that indicated that half of small business owners have had to raid their savings to fund their businesses.

Read article
February 21, 2024
Applying Circular Economy principles in a business

A circular economy (CE) is a model of production and consumption, which involves sharing, leasing, reusing, repairing, refurbishing and recycling existing materials and products for as long as possible.

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March 5, 2024
Understanding the pros and cons of the VAT Flat Rate Scheme for businesses

Value Added Tax (VAT) is a significant consideration for businesses. It impacts your cash flow, the amount of admin work needed, and even your overall profitability. One option available to businesses - with a VAT exclusive turnover of £150,000 or less - is the VAT Flat Rate Scheme (FRS), which offers a simplified approach to VAT accounting.

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March 6, 2024
Are you eligible for a £252 saving on your tax bill?

With the tax year ending on 5 April, March is a good month to check whether sharing unused tax allowances with your partner could save you some money.

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March 8, 2024
Making Tax Digital: New policy paper published

A new policy paper has been released by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) on Making Tax Digital for Income Tax Self Assessment for sole traders and landlords.

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