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Should I let an accountant handle all my bookkeeping and payroll tasks?

HarryPalmer

HarryPalmer

New Member
I’ll go straight to my point here. I’m currently planning to hire one of these accountants Darlington that I found online to help me and my husband with the finances of our business. But since this will be our first time hiring a third-party accountant, is it a good idea to let them handle all our business payroll and bookkeeping tasks? Or are there limitations that we should take note of?
 
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Ludmila

New Member
I’ll go straight to my point here. I’m currently planning to hire one of these accountants Darlington that I found online to help me and my husband with the finances of our business. But since this will be our first time hiring a third-party accountant, is it a good idea to let them handle all our business payroll and bookkeeping tasks? Or are there limitations that we should take note of?
Hello, Did you find an accountant and happy with him? If you say NO you can contact me.My name is Ludmila and I am an accountant and a tax adviser registered with HMRC since 2005. I do individual Tax Returns, I do all bookkeeping and annual financial reports for small companies, I educate my clients what they should and shouldn't do and I provide free advice to all my clients regarding their financial matters. Plus I don't charge high street fees which I find too high in most cases. So if you are interested please contact me on 07825345132
 
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Employer

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My answer is, unless you are an accountant then you need one. Doing this yourself is a false economy as you obviously have skills better used elsewhere. Use your business skills to build up your business and let the accountants, well, account lol
 
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Ludmila

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Yes, you need an accountant but a very good one. He/she must be easily available trustworthy and realible. Unfortunately it is difficult to find such accountant. And another point - his/her services shouldn't cost you an arm and a leg. Most accountant charge you a lot (I mean a lot!) for a letter or a phone call to HMRC something like £20-50 for this. In my view they should be avoided as they are interested chiefly in their profits and not in how your business.
 
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Employer

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I dont agree @Ludmila

A good accountant will more than pay for themselves with legitimate savings for your business. If you have a remotely complicated business then you are playing with fire doing it yourself.
 
selfemployed

selfemployed

Active Member
Verified Member
Personally I prefer to let the accountants do what they do best (within reasonable costs) which lets me get on with what I do best, running my business!

I have never understood those who want to be a "jack of all trades, but master of none" - stick to what you are good at.
 
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