Quality and commitment from a leading independent firm of accountants in Preston, Lancashire


  • Business Start Up
  • Self Assessments
  • Tax Advice
  • Payroll
  • Online Accounting

Tax Advice

  • Assistance with VAT registration
  • Advice on VAT planning and administration
  • Use of the most appropriate scheme
  • VAT control and reconciliation
  • Help with completing VAT returns
  • Planning to minimise future problems with HM Revenue and Customs
  • Negotiating with HM Revenue and Customs in disputes and representing you at VAT tribunals

Business Start Up

  • Structure
  • Business Plan
  • Finance
  • HM Revenue & Customs
  • Bookkeeping
  • Record Keeping & Software

Self Assessment

  • Deal with all your tax affairs
  • Include employment income, pensions, benefits and expenses
  • Plus capital gains, investments and rental property
  • Complete your tax return and all necessary schedules
  • Calculate your tax position
  • Send you a full copy and explanatory notes
  • File your return online to H M Revenue & Customs
  • Deal with the Revenue on your behalf
  • Be available for all your tax queries and questions


  • Administration of PAYE, national insurance, statutory sick pay, statutory maternity pay
  • Payslips
  • Completion of statutory forms including year end returns, to issue to your employees and H M Revenue and Customs
  • Administration of incentive schemes, bonuses, ex-gratia payments and termination payments
  • Administration of Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) requirements including assistance in ascertaining payment status of subcontractors
  • Administration of pensions deductions including meeting your obligations under Auto-enrolment

Online Accounting

Online-accounting involves performing regular accounting functions, accounting research and accounting training and education.

This training is provided through various computer based /internet based accounting tools such as digital tool kits, various internet resources, international web-based materials, institute and company databases which are internet based, web links, internet based accounting software and electronic financial spreadsheet tools to provide efficient decision making.

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Accountants in Preston

With over 20 years of experience in accounting services, Leighton and Alexandra Matchett have built a solid and well known name around Preston and across Lancashire.