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Count specialises in Accounting for Limited Companies and Sole Traders

Affordable Accounting Services which includes a full set of accounts and tax returns, plus other additional services

Count specialises in Accounting for Limited Companies and Sole Traders

Why companies like yours choose Count

Unmatched accuracy

Completing accounts is a complex task, so we’re here to simplify the process for you! The accurate figures we produce will enable you to make insightful business decisions.

Expert support and partnership

Full accounts produced by your dedicated accountant. Monthly, quarterly or annual management accounts. Compiled and submitted to Companies House and HMRC Fully compliant with HMRC guidelines

Software and support

We will provide you with free access to accounting software (Quickbooks or Freeagent). Your dedicated accountant will be able to support you with any software queries.

Reduce the chance of penalties

Our automated email reminders will keep you out of the cross hairs of HMRC, by helping to ensure you never miss the deadline for submitting your accounts and any tax returns.

Getting started with Count is easy

Meet your dedicated Accounting Expert

Whether you’re starting fresh or switching accounting services, getting started is simple. Our ICAEW Chartered ACA accountant is there from the beginning: they will get you onboarded, learn the ins-and-outs of your finances, and partner with you as your business grows.

Annual Accounts

We’ll make sure your annual accounts are prepared and filed correctly. Once we’ve got the information we need from you, our expert accountants will prepare your accounts for you to check. Count then files them to HMRC and Companies House for you, giving you total peace of mind.

Hassle free

We’ll let you know when your accounts are due and ask for your bookkeeping records. After your accounts are completed, they’ll be checked by a Senior Accountant to ensure they’re accurate. Once we’ve received your approval, we’ll submit your accounts and tax returns to HMRC. Job done!

Add bookkeeping or VAT services, if you need it

If you just can’t stand doing your bookkeeping and you’re looking for a little more support staying on top of your accounts, then our bookkeeping service could be just what you need. Self assessment tax, Corporation tax and companies house filings are all included in the standard accounting package. For additional tax services like VAT returns, they can be added to your package as add-ons.

Frequently asked questions

Accounting is an important foundation for any business, so we understand if you have questions. We address common concerns in our FAQ – but always feel free to reach out with specific questions.

Accounting is a high-level process that uses financial information compiled by a bookkeeper or business owner, and produces financial models using that information.

Bookkeeping is the process of recording daily transactions in a consistent way, and is a key component to building a financially successful business. Bookkeepers take care of the day-to-day financials, like posting credits and debits, maintaining the general ledger, and completing payroll.

We prepare your accounts based on the information and bookkeeping records you provide us. We give you free access to accounting software Quickbooks online or Freeagent.

If you’re a limited company, we then file companies house returns, file your corporation tax return, and let you know the amount you need to pay HMRC.

If you’re a sole trader, we file your self assessment tax return, and let you know the amount you need to pay HMRC.

Bookkeeping, VAT Services, R&D Tax credits, Payroll or other support need to be added as additional services.

You get unlimited advice from your client managers and our accountants at any time during office hours, over both email and phone. You don’t need to book an appointment or find time in your busy day to visit us, we’re available as and when you need. Our office hours are Monday to Friday, 9am to 5.30pm.

You will have unlimited support from your dedicated chartered Accountant.

We’ll let you know of key dates in the financial year, helping you avoid fines and stay on the right side of HMRC and Companies House.

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Your full finance partner

Count goes beyond traditional accountancy firms to offer everything you need for your business's financial management.


Get your accounts and bookkeeping handled seamlessly, together. You’ll be allocated your own dedicated bookkeeper who will make sure your accounts are fully up to date and accurate.


Completing accounts is a complex task, so we’re here to simplify the process for you! The accurate figures we produce will enable you to make insightful business decisions as well as submitting error free tax returns.


Our ICAEW Chartered Accountants are always on hand to provide advice, filing all taxes and ensuring you’re fully compliant with HMRC. Tax services we offer include self assessment, corporation tax, VAT and R&D Tax credits.


A complete payroll service from just £5 per payslip with unlimited help from your dedicated payroll clerk. We deal with HMRC and file all your RTI returns.

CFO Advisory

Need advanced finance support? We have your back. Get the expert CFO support for your business needs, from building budgets and raising capital to financial advisory and business coaching.

R&D Tax Claim

Maximizing your R&D tax benefits Protect your R&D tax breaks, guaranteeing your claim is correct and getting all the money you deserve.Spend less time on reports Avoid digging into expenses Claims that follow the rules Predict your R&D claim with Count’s pros

Start with Count today

Signing up for Count is easy. We think once you experience truly stress-free financial processes, you won’t want to go back.