Bookkeeping & VAT

As understanding and operating these services can be time consuming, complicated and divert resources from the core activities of businesses, we have a specialist department, providing these complete services, whatever the size or complexity of the business.

Alternatively, we can offer assistance in respect of these services, where undertaken by clients including the training of staff.

Within the office we have a wealth of knowledge in relation to various accounting software packages but most notably in relation to Sage and Xero. This not only enables us to help implement the most appropriate systems and software but it also means we can provide the necessary support on an on going basis.

As a Xero partner and as a member of the Sage Accountants Club, we have access to a wide range of resources and support.

Our range of these services includes:

  • Weekly, monthly and quarterly bookkeeping services either in house or at clients premises
  • Selection and implementation of appropriate accounting software
  • Staff training and subsequent on going ad hoc support either at the client’s premises or via telephone / email including remote access to your computer
  • Preparation and submission of VAT returns and compliance including registration, de-registration and operation of appropriate VAT scheme
  • VAT planning and advice in relation to issues such as land and property transactions, special accounting schemes and partial VAT exemption

For more information about our bookkeeping and VAT services please contact the office.


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Claiming the Fifth Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) Grant

16th July 2021

The rules for the fifth grant are similar to the fourth grant in most respects, however, they differ in terms of the level of grant that can be claimed is now dependent on the reduction in turnover of the individual claiming.

Changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS)

5th July 2021

Changes to the CJRS scheme from July through to the end of September will result in employers having to cover a portion of the employee’s actual wages, as well as the national insurance and pension contributions.

Memberships & Accreditations

When appointing a firm of accountants it is important to check that they are appropriately registered and regulated.

Our clients can be assured that Scott & Wilkinson are registered with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales to carry out audit work in the United Kingdom and regulated for a range of investment business activities.

We are also registered with the Chartered Institute of Taxation as a firm of Chartered Tax advisors. 

Any use of the term "partner", if used, indicates a member of Scott & Wilkinson LLP or an employee of Scott & Wilkinson LLP with equivalent standing and does not indicate that a partnership exists for the purposes of the Partnership Act 1980.