GoForma: Contractor Accountants from £75/mo

Get help with your take home pay, company filing and taxes from only £75/mo. Book your dedicated contractor accountant easily to get advice on expenses, tax, IR35 and partner discounts.

  • 50% Off for First 3 Months
  • Dedicated 1-on-1 Contractor Accounting Support
  • All your HMRC & Companies House Filing Sorted
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Extremely helpful, patient, attentive

Extremely helpful, patient, attentive and cares about the needs of their clients. Very glad I switched accountants to them.
Feb 2, 2024
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Fantastic accounting firm

Fantastic accounting firm for both SMEs. Thank you for the continued support and excellent service.
Nov 16, 2023
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Thank you

Spoke with Jordan, we needed some guidance on a new venture. Very helpful, patient and knowledgeable on all matters relevant to accounts and new businesses.
Oct 17, 2023
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Keith
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Good price

Good price, a good conversation with an accountant before joining kept me informed through the process.
Sep 22, 2023
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Fujuan Hu
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Easy to Access

The sign-up process is straightforward, and all of the staff members are extremely friendly. The welcome meeting with the accountant was delightful.
Sep 9, 2023
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Damian
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Reliable and professional

Jawad has been very helpful dealing with VAT and other tax issues relating to my business; reliable, well-informed and professional, many thanks.
Aug 23, 2023
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Antonio M
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Exceptional Customer Service

Great customer service and support for a nascent business!
Aug 4, 2023
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Ivana
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Overall excellent experience

After being unsatisfied with my previous accounting firm for many years, I decided to switch to GoForma based on a friend's glowing recommendation. This was the best business decision I could have made!
Aug 1, 2023
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Agnes
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Excellent experience with Goforma

Excellent experience with Goforma. Jordan has been very professional and very patient with me. He has great knowledge and always ready to help. It can be quite stressful at the beginning when starting a new company, but they definitely helped me to make it easy. I’m very glad that I found them, it is great to work with them. I cannot recommend them enough. They are the best!
Jul 23, 2023
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Dominika Wrobel
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My experience with GoForma has been fab!

My experience with GoForma has been really great. I did a lot of research before committing to an accountant and wanted someone that specialises in IT contracting that offers mailing & address services. Prompt replies on any questions I have and timely filing of VAT etc. Highly recommend!
Jul 19, 2023
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Fernbrook Consulting Engineers

The team at GoForma are very responsive and nothing ever seems like too much trouble for the team. Jawad and Jordan are very knowledgeable, and the filings are always accurate and prepared well in advance of submission deadlines. Highly recommended.
Jul 19, 2023
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Sonam Singh
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It was a nice and easy onboarding…

It was a nice and easy onboarding process. Also the accountants were helpful if you had any questions.
Jul 19, 2023
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Best contractor accountants in UK comparison

The table below shows a key comparison between GoForma contractor accounting versus a range of other providers in the UK.

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GoForma
(Operate Package)
Crunch
(Limited Company Premium)
Aardvark
Accounting

(Gold package)
SJD
Accountancy
(Essential package)
Intouch
(Gold package)
Clearsky
(Freedom package)
Nixon Williams
(Gold package)
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Digital mail handling service
Provision of 0207 local London telephone number
Meet your clients in our coffee shop at FBC for free
Unique partnerships with Revolut, Tide and more
Rating on Trustpilot
4.9/5
4.4/5
4.6/5
4.2/5
4.2/5
4.4/5
3.9/5
Price per month (exc. vat)
£109
£121.50
£120
£135
£115
£135
£110
Refer a friend programme
£250
£100
£30
£100
£200
£100
£100
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All Your Contractor Accounting Needs at One Place

Get 50% off for your first 3 months*

You may not know exactly what support you need when starting a business. We simplify the process by providing you with an accountant, London business address, free company incorporation and a range of partner offers.

  • Free company incorporation
  • Business insurance discounts
  • London business address
  • Business mail handling
  • Free accounting consultation
  • Business banking offers
  • Mobile accounting software
  • 250+ free guides
*50% off on our start, operate and grow packages
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You don't need to worry about all your HMRC filing - we've got you covered

Prices start from £35/mo + VAT

You'll get access to a dedicated accountant who can help with all your personal and company tax registration and filing.

  • Financial statements
  • Self assessment tax returns
  • Confirmation statements
  • Company closure
  • VAT returns
  • Monthly payroll
  • Company dormancy
  • Umbrella company Coming Soon
Already have an accountant? We'll help you switch accountants easily
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Contractor Accounting Fees

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Umbrella Company: Weekly Payroll
£29
per timesheet*

Use GoForma as your umbrella company. We'll take care of your payroll, tax, and compliance when you're working as an independent contractor. employers for independent contractors, managing payroll, tax, and compliance. We'll also take care of your employee benefits like holiday pay sick pay, paternity pay, pension contributions and maternity pay.

50% off for 3 months
Grow Package
£139
£69.50
per month*

Free company registration, VAT registration and filings, monthly payroll, corporation tax return, accounting software, confirmation statement, 2x annual Self Assessment and unlimited accounting support. Registered company address also included. Please not business insurance temporarily unavailable.

50% off for 3 months
Operate Package
£109
£54.50
per month*

Free company registration, VAT registration and filings, monthly payroll, corporation tax return, accounting software, confirmation statement, annual self assessment and unlimited support.

50% off for 3 months
Start Package
£75
£37.50
per month*

Free company registration, monthly payroll, corporation tax return, accounting software and unlimited online accounting support to help get your business started.

GoForma contractor accounting: support, services available and FAQs

Are you a contractor looking for reliable and affordable contractor accounting services? Look no further! GoForma is here to provide top-notch contractor accountancy services tailored to your unique needs. Our team of experienced contractor accountants specializes in assisting contractors with their financial management, ensuring compliance, and maximizing tax savings. With our expertise, you can focus on what you do best while we care for your contractor accounting needs.

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What is Contractor Accounting

Contractor accounting refers to the specialized accounting services tailored to the needs of contractors, freelancers, and independent professionals. These services typically include managing income and expenses, ensuring compliance with tax regulations, handling invoicing and payments, and providing strategic financial advice to optimize tax efficiency and business profitability. Contractor accountants understand the unique challenges and opportunities faced by self-employed individuals and provide tailored support to help them manage their finances effectively.

How Contractors Can Benefit from Having an Accountant for Contractor

Contractors can greatly benefit from having a dedicated accountant by their side. Here are some advantages of hiring a professional contractor accountant:

Time-Saving

As a contractor, your time is valuable. By outsourcing your accounting tasks to a professional, you can focus on your core business activities and leave the tax affairs to experts. This allows you to be more productive and efficient in your work.

Expert Financial Advice

A good contractor accountant can provide valuable financial guidance tailored to your needs. They can help you make informed business decisions, manage cash flow effectively, and identify opportunities for growth and expansion.

Tax Planning and Optimization

Contractors often face complex tax situations. An accountant specializing in contractor accounting can help you navigate the complexity of tax filing, ensuring you meet all your tax obligations while maximizing your tax savings.

Reduced Stress

Managing your own accounts can be stressful and time-consuming. By entrusting your accounting tasks to a professional, you can lessen the burden and enjoy peace of mind, knowing that your financial accounts are in expert hands.

Expenses Contractors can Claim

As a contractor, you can claim various expenses for your business activities. Here are some common expenses that contractors can claim:

  • Office rent and utilities
  • Travel and accommodation expenses
  • Professional indemnity insurance
  • Equipment and tools necessary for your work
  • Training and professional development costs
  • Marketing and advertising expenses
  • Business-related subscriptions and memberships
  • Mileage and vehicle expenses
  • Pension contributions

Keeping detailed records and receipts is essential to claim your business expenses. A contractor accountant can help ensure that you make accurate and allowable expense claims, minimizing the risk of errors.

Why Choose GoForma to Hire Accountants for Contractors?

At GoForma, we understand the specific challenges faced by contractors in managing their finances. Here's why you should choose us for your contractor accounting needs:

Expertise in Contractor Accounting:

Our team comprises the best accountants with qualifications, extensive experience working with contractors across various industries and accreditations from trusted professional bodies such as the aat, icpa and acca. We are well-versed in the specific accounting requirements and tax regulations that affect contractors, ensuring accurate and efficient financial management.

Tailored Solutions:

Each contractor has unique financial needs. We provide personalized contractor accountancy services to meet your individual requirements.

Tax Efficiency:

We specialize in maximizing tax savings for contractors. Our accountants stay updated with the latest tax laws and regulations, ensuring you take advantage of all allowable deductions and credits.

Compliance and Peace of Mind:

We understand the importance of compliance in contractor accounting. Our dedicated team ensures that your financial records are accurate, up-to-date, and compliant with HMRC, giving you peace of mind and minimizing the risk of penalties or audits.

Dedicated Accountants:

At GoForma, we provide the personalized attention you deserve. When you choose our contractor accounting services, you get your own dedicated accountant who understands your specific needs and provides tailored solutions. This ensures unlimited support, expert advice, and quick answer to your queries.

FreeAgent - Best Accounting Software:

We have partnered with FreeAgent, one of the best accounting software platforms used by numerous small businesses worldwide, to streamline and optimize your accounting processes and leverage accuracy, efficiency, and real-time access to your financial accounts.

Affordable Pricing and Professionalism:

We offer transparent and competitive pricing packages for our contractor accounting services. With GoForma, you can benefit from professional accounting services at affordable rates without hidden costs, maximising your tax efficiency.

What Does Our Contractor Accounting Service Include?

At GoForma, our comprehensive accountancy services for contractors cover various financial management needs. Here's what our services include:

Bookkeeping and Accounting:

We handle all your bookkeeping tasks, ensuring your financial records are accurate and up-to-date. Our accountants provide detailed financial statements, profit and loss reports, and balance sheets, giving you a clear overview of your business's financial health.

Tax Planning and Filing:

We handle your tax compliance obligations, including preparing and filing self-assessment tax returns. Our team stays updated with the latest tax laws and regulations to ensure you are fully compliant. We also provide proactive tax planning advice to help you optimize your tax position.

Payroll Services:

If you have employees, we offer efficient payroll services, handling all aspects of payroll processing, including calculating wages, handling deductions, and submitting RTI returns to HMRC.

VAT Returns:

We assist contractors in managing their Value Added Tax (VAT) obligations. Our team helps you understand VAT regulations, handles VAT registration, and prepares and submits quarterly VAT returns on your behalf. We ensure that your VAT compliance is accurate and timely, minimizing the risk of penalties or issues.

IR35 Compliance:

We assist contractors in understanding and complying with IR35 regulations, including the off-payroll working rules. Our experts can help you assess your status, review contracts, and ensure compliance with IR35 legislation.

Financial Advice and Support:

Our team of experienced accountants is available to provide ongoing financial advice and support. We help you understand your financial reports, analyze your business performance, and make informed decisions to drive growth and profitability.

Contractor Calculators:

Estimate your take-home pay and understand your potential earnings as a contractor, using our Outside IR35 calculator which considers various factors such as contract rate, working hours, and business expenses to estimate your income.

Industries and Professions Our Accountants for Contractors Serve

At GoForma, we provide the best accounting services for a wide range of contractors across various industries. We specialize in assisting self-employed contractors, sole traders, freelancers or operating through a limited company. Our services cater to contractors in fields such as:

IT Contractors:

Whether you're a software developer, project manager, cybersecurity specialist, or any other IT professional, we have the expertise to handle your accounting needs.

Engineering Contractors:

If you work in engineering disciplines such as civil engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, or any other specialized field, our team can support you with your financial accounts management.

Construction Contractors:

From builders and contractors to architects and surveyors, we understand the unique financial requirements of the construction industry and provide tailored accounting services to meet your needs.

Creative Professionals:

If you're a freelance designer, photographer, writer, artist, or involved in any creative industry, we can help you manage your finances effectively, allowing you to focus on your artistic pursuits.

Consultants:

Whether you offer business consulting, management consulting, HR consulting, or any other consultancy services, we have the knowledge and experience to handle your accounting requirements.

Medical and Healthcare Contractors:

If you work as a locum doctor, nurse, physiotherapist, pharmacist, or any other healthcare professional, we can assist you with your contractor accounting needs, ensuring compliance with industry-specific regulations.

Marketing and Advertising Contractors:

If you're a freelance marketer, social media manager, copywriter, or involved in the advertising industry, our accounting services are tailored to meet the unique needs of your field.

These are just a few examples of the contractors we help with their accounting needs. Regardless of your industry or profession, we understand your contracting business and have the expertise and knowledge to provide you with top-notch contractor accountancy services.

Switching Contractor Accountants Made Easy

The process should be seamless and hassle-free if you're considering switching contractor accountants. At GoForma, we make accountancy switching smooth and efficient. Our experienced team will handle the entire transfer process, ensuring your records are accurately migrated, and any outstanding matters are promptly addressed. We strive to make switching contractor accountants a positive experience for you and your business.

Choose the Best Contractor Accountants UK - GoForma

When it comes to finding the best contractor accountants in the UK, GoForma is the perfect choice. Our exceptional services, proven expertise, and dedication to client satisfaction set us apart as the right contractor accountant for your business. But don't just take our word for it – check out our outstanding Google and Trustpilot reviews to see why our clients trust us as their go-to accounting partner. Experience the difference of working with a good accountant who understands the unique needs of contractors. Take the first step towards financial success by choosing GoForma as your trusted contractor accountant today.