Business Start-up

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Working With You From Day One, To Give Your Business A Strong Foundation And Help Your Start Up Succeed

When you’re just starting out time is scarce and it’s easy to let your finances take a back seat. This is a huge mistake.

With most new businesses failing within the first 3 years it’s important now more than ever that you plan ahead and take control of your company finances. Mapus-Smith & Lemmon have been helping start-ups since the 1920’s, so we understand the challenges you face and know how to take the stress out of your finances while you concentrate on growing.

At Mapus-Smith & Lemmon we want you to succeed and we’re here to support you and help you get up on your feet. You’ll get a dedicated accountant who will get to know you, your partners and your business personally, so they can create a start-up accounting solution that will work best for you. They’ll help you to stay compliant but most importantly they’ll be on hand to help you get a grip on your cash flow and to advise you as you grow.

Your dedicated accountant is experienced in start-up businesses specifically and will help you to:

  • Understand and plan for your tax liabilities, saving you money and helping you avoid unnecessary penalties
  • Grow your start-up business by identifying potential growth areas and new income streams
  • Keep up to date and compliant by proactively giving you deadline reminders and keeping you one step ahead
  • Save time and avoid cash flow issues with our bookkeeping, payroll and profitability business planning
  • Choose the right business structure for you and be on hand to advise you on employing staff.

Self Assesment

Our tax services make sure that your tax liability is calculated taking into account all allowed exemptions and deductions. We simplify the process by using accountancy software to accurately complete tax returns and calculate any tax liability that may occur, along with any payments that need to be made.

Corporation Tax

Corporation tax reliefs and rates change annually, so we ensure that we can provide all the right guidance and advice when looking at exemptions, allowances and deductions that may be available. We will thoroughly review and prepare corporation tax returns in great detail in order to ensure you are complaint and that you don’t incur any penalties.

Capital Gains Tax

You may be looking at investments, a second property or another asset and our team can make sure you maximise your exemptions while simplifying the difficult area of capital gains tax.

Persoanl tax Planning

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Accountancy Services

Worry Free Accounting That Lets You Focus on Growing Your Business

Business Start-up

Working With You From Day One, To Give Your Business A Strong Foundation And Help Your Start Up Succeed


Save Time & Money On Your Bookkeeping And Keep Your Records Secure With Mapus-Smith & Lemmon

Online Accountancy Services

Real Time Accounting With Cloud Accounting Software That’s Right For YOUR Business and meets HMRC Making Tax Digital Requirements