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How Much Does It Cost For Accountancy?



New Member
Seeing as I have absolutely 0 experience with this I'm not sure what to expect. I know they will often save you money in the long run, but I want to know the normal upfront fees a small business can expect to pay.


Active Member

It really depends how big your small business is. What the turnover is and how many transactions you process a month will all affect it.

Are you looking for bookkeeping services? Do you want them to file your VAT return and PAYE? Do you want just the year end processed?
How much work you do in terms of accurate bookkeeping and posting of invoices/purchases to the correct nominal code will affect how much work an accountant has to do at year end too.

Shop around and get at least three quotes. If you use something like Xero, the accountant can log in at the same time as you and carry on their work. If you use Sage, chances are you'll need to make a copy of the data file and send it over to them. This means you wont be able to work on your Sage file until they return it. Which is very antiquated.


New Member
You're looking at a few hundred quid. There is money to be saved by doing it yourself if you're confident enough, but on the whole a good accountant is more than worth the outlay.


New Member
The cost of accountancy services can vary widely based on several factors, including the complexity of your financial situation, the services you require, the location of the accounting firm, and the level of expertise of the accountant. Here are some considerations that can influence the cost:

*Type of Services
*Business Size
*Frequency of Services
*Accountant's Experience and Qualifications

To get a clear understanding of the cost for accountancy services, it's advisable to obtain quotes from multiple accountants or accounting firms, outlining the specific services they will provide. Keep in mind that the cost should be viewed in relation to the value and expertise the accountant brings to your financial management.

You can also visit Omer & Company Accountant for more details.