Business Records We Require From You

Whether A Sole Trader Or Ltd Co, This Guide Will Ensure You Provide Us With Everything We Need To Undertake Your Job

Records That We Need From Sole Traders & Limited Companies

Overview

This page will give you all the detail you need so that you can submit the required paperwork to us and minimise delay and queries.

Time Period

The time period we require records for depends on your entity type and whether we undertake your vat work. Generally speaking you will fall into one of these categories:

  • Individuals & Sole Traders (Non Vat Reg'd) - We require your records from 1 April to 31 March for the tax year in question. For instance the 18/19 tax year covers 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019.
  • Individuals & Sole Traders (Vat Reg'd) - We require your records for the vat period we are currently working on. For confirmation please call us.
  • Limited Companies (Non Vat Reg'd) - We require the records for your full financial year. If you are not sure of what dates this covers please call us.
  • Limited Companies (Vat Reg'd) - We require the records for the vat period we are working on. If you need to confirm what dates this covers, please call us.

Vat Deadlines

If you are Vat registered and are required to submit vat returns every quarter then please click on the vat quarters that relate to your business. This will then display all relevant deadlines and payment dates.

Organising Your Paperwork

This section will give you detail on how to quickly and efficiently organise your paperwork for delivery to us. This keeps your fees down as it saves masses of our time!

Bank Statements

In exceptional circumstance we will accept bank statements in paper format. For the most part we prefer them in "CSV" or "Spreadsheet" format (Not to be confused with "PDF" format). All online internet banking facilities offer the CSV option.

The instructions for downloading this file are below. Click the "+" sign next to your bank for details on how to do the download.

Income

To learn more about the income details we require regarding your Limited Company or Sole Trader, click the "+" sign to the left of each item.

Cost Of Sales

To learn more about the cost of sales detail we require regarding your Limited Company or Sole Trader, click the "+" sign to the left of each item.

Staff Costs

To learn more about the staff costs detail we require regarding your Limited Company or Sole Trader, click the "+" sign to the left of each item.

Office Costs

To learn more about the office costs detail we require regarding your Limited Company or Sole Trader, click the "+" sign to the left of each item.

Vehicle

To learn more about the vehicle costs detail we require regarding your Limited Company or Sole Trader, click the "+" sign to the left of each item.

Travel

To learn more about the travel costs detail we require regarding your Limited Company or Sole Trader, click the "+" sign to the left of each item.

Bank & Finance

To learn more about the finance costs detail we require regarding your Limited Company or Sole Trader, click the "+" sign to the left of each item.

Professional Fees

To learn more about the professional fees detail we require regarding your Limited Company or Sole Trader, click the "+" sign to the left of each item.

Assets

To learn more about the assets detail we require regarding your Limited Company or Sole Trader, click the "+" sign to the left of each item.

Misc

To learn more about the misc detail we require regarding your Limited Company or Sole Trader, click the "+" sign to the left of each item.

Personal

To learn more about the personal detail we require regarding your Limited Company or Sole Trader, click the "+" sign to the left of each item.

For any Directors or Shareholders whose tax returns we undertake, we shall also require the following;