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Tax preparation tailored to your business

From hitting deadlines to year-round tax advisory support, we’ve got you covered. And when it’s time to file, your dedicated Chartered Accountant has you covered.

Count specialises in corporation tax, self assessment tax, VAT returns and R&D tax credits

Tax preparation tailored to your business

Why companies like yours choose Count

Tax Specialists

Have your own dedicated ICAEW chartered ACA accountant to support you and file corporation tax returns, self assessment tax returns, VAT returns and R&D tax credits.

Expert support and partnership

Full accounts produced by your dedicated accountant. Monthly, quarterly or annual 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.

Tax returns

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. Count offers both self assessment tax returns as well as corporation tax returns.

VAT returns

Your dedicated accountant will assess if you are on the most beneficial VAT scheme for your business, and advise you to switch if it is more tax efficient. We’ll let you know when your VAT returns are due and ask for your bookkeeping records. After your returns are completed, they’ll be double checked to ensure they’re accurate. Once we’ve received your approval, we’ll submit your VAT return to HMRC. Job done!

Frequently asked questions

Tax can be a complex area 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.

Self assessment tax returns and corporation tax returns are included in our standard accounting package starting from £24.50 per month for sole traders and £34.50 for limited companies.

VAT services can be added on to your accounting package starting from £25 per month.

Yes! If your business exceeds the VAT threshold, you are legally required to register for VAT. In some cases it can be beneficial to register for VAT before your turnover reaches the threshold.

We can advise you as to when you should register and will handle the registration on your behalf for no extra charge.

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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.