Our lives are moving apace and so is technology. We believe that you should be able to concentrate on your business in working hours and not have to spend evenings and weekends on your books!
Your time is precious, so we need to make sure you’re using it to the best advantage. At Ripon Bookkeeping we use up to the minute cloud-based technology which means that you can access it any time on most internet connected devices, create quotes and invoices with ease, pay your bills online and lots more including (very importantly) we will also have access so can keep you up to date with the transactions in real time. You can also keep a track of suppliers that you need to pay, clients that owe you money, and any VAT that HMRC is due or due to you.
Firstly, what IS bookkeeping?
“Bookkeeping is the recording of financial transactions, and is part of the process of accounting in business. Transactions include purchases, sales, receipts, and payments by an individual person or an organization/corporation.” [Wikipedia]
A good bookkeeper will carefully record all these transactions for you so that you can keep an eye on whether or not your business is accomplishing its financial goals. They will also make sure you are keeping up with any legal requirements.
Free final accounts?
Depending on the bookkeeping package you choose, we offer FREE final accounts for sole traders, partnerships and not-for-profit organisations.
Cloud Set-up Service
Ripon Bookkeeping can get you totally set up and provide training if required. If you currently have your books kept on a desk-based system or a spreadsheet, we can input these for the current year to date.
We can help you with your online VAT return, showing you when you can claim VAT and making sure your return is correct and on time so you don’t get hit by a late payment penalty or surcharge.
Self Assessment Tax Returns
We can now complete your partnership or personal tax returns on your behalf to include all the additional pages such self-employment, property etc - this service is offered at a very competitive price.
On our first meeting (in person or online) we will run thru a series of questions to find out about your business and its needs and at the press of a button we’ll be able to offer you three different bookkeeping packages which we can work on till it’s just right for you at the right price. You will then have the satisfaction of mind of a fixed monthly fee so no nasty surprises at the end of the year! This will be reviewed every three months to make sure you’ve got everything you need.
Download our free guide to our various service packages below and for a free, no-obligation chat to find out how I could help your business, please get in touch.