Most people who start up in business do so because they have a good business proposition and the enterprise and commitment to see it through, not because they are experts in the legal, financial or accounting services and fiscal aspects of running a business.The good news is that you do not need to be an expert in these fields to succeed in business. All you need is the support of a team of trained experts.
Brighton Accountants Zantis and Co will provide you with business advice on the following matters and ensure the success of your business.
Business Structure - Sole Trader, Partnership or Limited Company. We will advise you of the best structure for your business.
Tax Planning - Brighton Accountants Zantis and Co will advise you on the areas of tax planning that are likely to be of most importance to you from the start.
Raising finance and business plans - Identifying the funding you need, the most suitable sources of finance, cashflow projections, budgets, and trading forecasts.
Professional Bookkeeping - Brighton Accountants Zantis and Co will show you how to keep your books, either manually or on a computer, whichever you prefer. We can advise and train you on suitable accounting software.
Business planning - Brighton Accountants Zantis and Co will look at your business, its potential, the main challenges you will face and outline a plan of action.
Business growth - All the advice and services you need to help you grow your business.
Notifying the authorities - You need to let HM Revenue and Customs know within 3 months of commencing self-employment that you are in business. Failure to do so results in automatic fines. We will do all the forms for this and if necessary complete the VAT Registration forms for you.
Company formation - Brighton Accountants Zantis and Co can also set up your Limited Company if you choose to trade through one. We will notify the Companies House with all the relevant forms.
VAT registration - Brighton Accountants Zantis and Co can advise on the pros and cons and take care of your registration with HM Revenue and Customs.