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Online Accountants for self employed

Whether you have been in business for many years or are just starting out on the road to self-employment then we are here to help.

Limited Company accounting

It does not matter if Whether you are an electrician, gas engineer, plumber, builder, freelancer, contractor, beautician, hairdresser, taxi driver, catering company, Healthcare worker or a side hustler.. We work with self-employed traders of all types to help them understand their numbers, organise their business admin and reduce their tax bills.

Reclaim Your Time Off

We don’t believe in a cookie-cutter approach and that’s why we aim to match our service to your needs.
We like to sit down with our new clients and understand their business and what they are looking for from the relationship.
What makes us different is that we don’t just sit and wait for your call - we’re always monitoring the market for the latest developments and when we find something that we think might make or save you money then we let you know.
For startups, we offer a free initial consultation to help you understand what you need to do and to make sure you are set up in the right way.Once you are up and running we can offer support with everything from bookkeeping to accounts to payroll.


No hidden fees, no time-based billing, no extra charges for picking up the telephone, just one of our qualified professionals in your corner, part of your team, vested in your success.

Accounting for Self Employed

Included in the Self Employed Accounting Package

Accounts Preparation

Self Assessment Filing

A dedicated accountant

1-1 tax advice & your tax return filed

Integrated HMRC submissions

Tax Optimisation

Full access to our professional accounting software

Preparation and submission of the VAT return (if required)

Manage the company payroll (if applicable)

Unlimited Support , Online. By phone. In person

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Self employed FAQ'S

Difference between sole trader and self employed

A sole trader is a specific legal structure for a business where one person owns and operates it. Being self-employed is a broader term that includes sole traders and other individuals who work for themselves, regardless of their legal structure.

How to get UTR Number

To get a UTR (Unique Taxpayer Reference) number in the UK, register as self-employed or set up a limited company with HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Top ten tax tips for self employed ?

Keep Accurate Records.
Claim Allowable Expenses.
Pay Tax on Time.
Register for Self-Assessment.
Consider Payments on Account.
Utilize Tax Reliefs.
Separate Business and Personal Finances.
Plan for National Insurance Contributions.
Stay Informed About Tax Deductions.
Seek Professional Advice.

What are my duties as a self employed ?

As a self-employed individual in the UK, your main duties include:
Registering with HMRC.
Keeping accurate financial records.
Filing a Self-Assessment tax return.
Paying income tax and National Insurance.
Meeting legal and regulatory obligations.
Managing your finances and expenses.
Planning for retirement and pensions.

Should I register for VAT as a self employed?

You should register for VAT as a self-employed individual in the UK if your taxable turnover exceeds the VAT registration threshold, which is subject to change and should be checked with HMRC.

What expenses can I claim being a self employed ?

As a self-employed individual in the UK, you can typically claim business-related expenses, including:
Office and equipment costs.
Travel and accommodation.
Marketing and advertising.
Insurance and legal fees.
Professional fees.
Office supplies.
Business use of your home.
Vehicle expenses.
Training and development.
Miscellaneous expenses directly related to your business


What else is included in our accountancy packages?

If you have any questions about our services please call us on 03300431232

Unlimited Support , Online. By phone. In person. We don’t restrict how and when we work for you.

Never any hidden costs.
All returns and filing include.
Real-Time Bookkeeping.
Management reports.

Mobile app to invoice customers & upload receipts

Why go accountax for your Accountancy services

Dedicated 2 person Team

They will be your point of contact if you require any help along the way.

Tax Optimisation

Regular tax efficiency reviews to reduce your tax bill

Regular reminders

We send regular reminders prior to submission. We'd hate for you to be late!

Save Time

We want to give you back your time. No need to waste hours going through receipts and statements.

Free Accounting Software

Our easy-to-use free accounting software makes it easy to send out invoices and keep track of expenses.

Helping you save time and money whether you are a freelancer, sole trader or limited company.

And much more

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Which Services do I need?

There are five core compliance requirements you need to be aware of:

Accounting - covers your annual filings

Bookkeeping - record keeping and classifying transactions into their correct accounting categories

VAT - you need to know when to register and file returns once registered

Payroll and pensions - you have to report to HMRC if you pay someone an employee a salary

Self Assessment - you personally may have to file an annual return, most commonly if you receive income that is not taxed at source, e.g. rental income or dividends

Three easy steps to Switch to accoutax family

Changing accountants isn’t something that you do regularly so we’ll walk you through the process and make sure that you are completely comfortable with your new firm.


Sign up

This includes completing things like a letter to your old accountant and a form allowing us to act on your behalf with HMRC. (don’t worry, we’ll guide you through)


Let’s talk

We need to know about your business and what you are hoping to achieve from your accounting


Get going

We’ll integrate with any systems you already have and refine our processes so that you get the service you deserve

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