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Aggie N
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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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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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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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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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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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Eliminate your admin, stress and concerns as a contractor

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 included**
  • London business address
  • Business mail handling
  • Free accounting consultation
  • Business banking offers
  • Mobile accounting software
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*50% off on our start, operate and grow packages

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
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Trusted by Hundreds of Contractors & Consultants

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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How Small Businesses Can Benefit from Having an Accountant:

Running a small business requires careful and detailed financial management. By having an experienced accountant by your side, you can unlock numerous benefits. Small Business Accountants help you to:

  1. Maintain Accurate Records: Keeping track of your financial transactions, receipts, and invoices is crucial. A skilled accountant ensures that all your records are accurate and up-to-date, enabling you to make informed business decisions.
  2. Tax Regulations Compliance: Tax laws can be complex, and compliance is essential to avoid penalties. An accountant will help you understand your tax obligations, prepare your tax returns, and optimize your tax deductions, and submits your tax returns to HMRC saving you time and money.
  3. Focus on Core Business Activities: Small Business Accounting tasks can be time-consuming and distract you from essential business operations. By outsourcing your accounting needs to a professional, you can focus on growing your business and serving your customers better.
  4. Plan for the Future: Accountants for small businesses provide valuable insights into your financial performance, helping you make informed forecasts and develop strategies for business growth. They can also assist with budgeting, cash flow management, and financial planning.

What Expenses Can Small Businesses Claim?

As a small business owner, you may wonder which expenses are allowable for tax deductions. While the specifics may vary based on your business structure and industry, some common expenses that small businesses can claim include:

  1. Office Rent and Utilities: If you have a dedicated office space, rent and utility expenses can be claimed as business expenses.
  2. Equipment and Supplies: The cost of purchasing or leasing business equipment and machinery, as well as office supplies, can be deducted.
  3. Marketing and Advertising: Expenses related to advertising, printing, website development, online marketing campaigns, and promotional materials can be claimed.
  4. Travel and Accommodation: Business-related travel expenses, including transportation, accommodation, meals, and client entertainment, may be eligible for deductions.
  5. Professional Services: Fees paid to accountants, lawyers, consultants, and other professionals directly related to your business can be claimed.
  6. Training and Education: Costs associated with improving your professional skills or attending relevant conferences and seminars can be deductible.

Why Choose GoForma to Hire Small Business Accountants in UK?

At GoForma, we take pride in offering exceptional small business accounting services. Here's why you should choose us as your trusted accounting partner:

  1. Dedicated Accountant: Each client is assigned a dedicated accountant who understands the business and provide personalized support.
  2. Industry-Specific Expertise: We have extensive experience working with small businesses across various industries, allowing us to provide specialized advice and solutions.
  3. Competitive Pricing Packages: We offer transparent and competitive pricing packages that suit your business's requirements and budget, with no hidden costs. Our monthly fees
  4. Certified Accountants: Our team comprises qualified and certified accountants who stay up-to-date with the latest regulations, ensuring compliance and accuracy in your financial affairs.
  5. Partnership with FreeAgent Accounting Software: We have partnered with FreeAgent, the best accounting software for small businesses in the UK. Using this online accounting software, our accountants efficiently manages of your financial data and messy spreadsheets. Also, by integrating accounts with Freeagent, your accounting data can be integrated with numerous related apps, CRM, customer service, and email.

What does Our Accounting Services for Small Businesses Include?

GoForma offers a wide range of accounting services designed to meet the unique needs of small businesses. Our services include:

Self-Assessment Tax Returns:

We handle the preparation and filing of your self-assessment tax returns, ensuring accuracy and compliance with HMRC regulations.

Corporation Tax Returns:

If you operate as a limited company, our accountants will assist you with preparing and filing your corporation tax returns, optimizing your tax position.

Accounts Preparation:

We will prepare your annual accounts in compliance with tax laws and regulations, providing a clear picture of your business's financial performance.


Our expert bookkeepers will record your business finances and transactions using best cloud-based accounting software like Freeagent, ensuring your records are accurate and up-to-date.

VAT Registration and Returns:

If your business is VAT-registered, we will manage your VAT registration process and handle your VAT returns, ensuring compliance with HMRC requirements.


Our payroll services includes accurate and timely processing of employee wages, tax deductions, and payroll reporting, keeping you compliant with payroll regulations.

Company Formation:

If you're starting a new business, we can assist with company formation, guiding you through the companies house registration process and ensuring all legal requirements are met.

Accounting Software for Small Businesses - FreeAgent

By integrating your accounting data with FreeAgent, we efficiently manage your financial data, enable real time synchronization, analyze your cashflow, and provide accurate financial reports. This integration provides you with a powerful tool to track income and expenses, manage invoicing, handle bank transactions, and gain valuable insights into your business's financial health. Below are other benefits of using FreeAgent:

  • User-Friendly Interface
  • Real-Time Collaboration
  • Automated Processes
  • Mobile Accessibility (Android and iOS apps)
  • Expense Tracking
  • Easy Invoicing
  • Bank Reconciliation
  • Insights and Reports
  • HMRC Compliance
  • Secure Data Storage
  • Third-Party Integrations

Factors Affecting Small Business Accounting Fees

  1. Business Size and Complexity: Larger and more complex businesses typically require more time and expertise, leading to higher accounting fees.
  2. Scope of Services: The range of accounting services needed, from basic bookkeeping to comprehensive financial analysis, affects the overall fees.
  3. Frequency of Reporting and Support: Businesses requiring regular reporting and ongoing support may face higher fees compared to those with less frequent needs.
  4. Industry-Specific Knowledge: Specialized industries may require accountants with specific expertise, potentially impacting accounting fees.
  5. Location and Firm Expertise: Accounting firms in major cities or with a strong reputation may have higher fees due to demand and expertise.
  6. Additional Services and Consultation: Value-added services like financial planning or tax strategy can lead to higher fees but provide valuable guidance.

Remember, while considering cost, it's important to focus on the value and expertise provided by the small business accounting firm. At GoForma, we offer transparent pricing and customized solutions tailored to your business's unique needs.

Accounting Packages for Small Businesses:

We offer flexible small business accounting packages. Whether you're a self-employed individual, sole trader, partnership, or limited company, we have a package that suits your requirements. Our packages include a combination of services such as bookkeeping, tax returns, payroll, and more.

Switching Small Business Accountants Made Easy with GoForma

Want to switch your small business accountant? Look no further than GoForma, your trusted partner for seamless and hassle-free accountant switching. We understand that switching accountants can be a daunting task, but with GoForma, the process is straightforward and stress-free. Our process includes:

  1. Initial Consultation: Get in touch with our team for an initial consultation. We'll discuss your accounting needs, understand your current situation, and tailor our services accordingly.
  2. Assessment and Planning: Our experts will analyze your existing financial records, ensuring a smooth transfer of data. We'll work with you to develop a customized plan that aligns with your business objectives.
  3. Communication with Previous Accountant: We will handle all communication with your previous accountant, ensuring a seamless transition. We'll request the necessary information and documentation required for a smooth handover.
  4. Data Transfer and Setup: Our team will assist you in transferring your financial data to our systems. We'll set up your accounts and ensure that all relevant information is securely migrated.
  5. Onboarding and Support: Once the transition is complete, our dedicated accountant will be available to provide you unlimited support for any questions or concerns you may have.

Contact GoForma today to discuss your accounting needs, request a consultation, and make the switch to a trusted partner that puts your business first.

Partner with GoForma for Expert Small Business Accountancy Services

With our dedicated team of certified accountants, industry-specific expertise, competitive pricing packages, and partnership with FreeAgent accounting software, we provide comprehensive accounting solutions tailored to your needs.

Don't just take our word for it; check our Google and Trustpilot Reviews to see what our clients have to say about our services. Take the next step to ensure your financial success and focus on growing your business by contacting GoForma today. Let us handle your accounting needs while you thrive in what you do best!

Frequently Asked Questions on Accountants for Small Businesses

Do I need an accountant for my small business?

Engaging a professional accountant for your small business is crucial, especially as it grows. Without proper expertise, handling accounting tasks can be time-consuming and error-prone, potentially leading to costly mistakes and fines. If you're spending more than five hours a week on accounts or have plans for expansion, it's time to get the help of a trained accountant to ensure your finances are managed efficiently and compliantly.

Should I choose a human accountant or use an online software for my accounting needs?

Combining accountancy software with services from a human accountant is often the best approach for businesses. Software can handle routine tasks and maintain your books efficiently, while your accountant adds value through their experience and expertise. This partnership allows you to leverage the benefits of automation while benefiting from personalized advice and strategic insights from a professional.

How much does a small business accountant cost?

Small business accounting services in the UK typically range from £75 to £250 per month, depending on factors such as the size and complexity of your business, the level of services required, and the accountant's pricing structure. Some accountants may offer fixed monthly packages, while others may charge based on the services provided or the time spent on your accounts. It's essential to discuss your specific needs with potential accountants to determine the most suitable pricing arrangement for your business.