We provide professional accounting services and guidance to businesses throughout Folkestone and the surrounding areas, with a team of fully qualified accountants on hand to support your business for a low fixed monthly fee.
Our approach combines traditional accounting methods, quality financial advice, and Xero accounting software to help you stay on top of your business finances, with real-time online accounting to give you complete control over your cash-flow, payments, and expenses. You’ll receive year-round support with your company accounts, tax returns, and all other financial activity, so you can stay focused on running your business.
If you’re on the hunt for professional accounting services in Folkestone, we have the package to suit you. If you’re interested in something tailor-made, get in touch to hear more about our bespoke packages.
With AK Tax, all your essential accounting needs are fully taken care of, including company accounts, tax returns, and payroll needs such as workplace pensions, P60s, and company benefits. We take the time to understand how your unique business works so you can grow your profits, providing professional advice on the most efficient tax structure for your business, the best way to pay yourself, and how you can take advantage of tax reliefs and allowances.
We pass many high-value transactions through our property companies, and AK Tax & Accountancy have always helped us to get things sorted out. We have also been able to move onto Xero software which has made the bookkeeping so much easier. We have been with this company for a number of years and I have no hesitation in writing this strong review. A good company to work with!
We need hands-on accountants who can help us out with the many accounting and tax issues involved in our import/export activities. AK Tax & Accountancy have always helped us get our business affairs sorted out in a fast, professional and friendly manner. We highly recommend the AK Tax and Accountancy team.
I was looking for a firm of accountants who use Xero as I needed all the facilities it offers. Andy at AK Tax is a great guy and he made the whole process really simple. I really like the fixed fee packages as it means I know what my outgoings are each month. Even though they're based in Kent working with my accountant online is easy and I'm always up-to-date with how the business is performing.
Amazing company to be with, always have time for you and deal with things straight away. I can't recommend AK enough, Andy and the team have made my life so much more simple.
Nestled in the southeastern coast of Kent, Folkestone boasts a rich history and seaside charm. Overlooking the English Channel, the town evolved from a strategic port to a modern cultural hub, with the captivating Leas promenade providing stunning views and the innovative Harbour Arm offering artistic energy and a range of diverse cuisine for locals and tourists alike to sample.
Renowned for the Channel Tunnel, Folkestone offers excellent transport links for mainland UK to Europe, acting as a business hub for professionals and entrepreneurs to travel between. This plays a significant role in Folkestone’s local economy, as does its Creative Quarter with its booming arts scene, and the Old High Street with its exciting blend of boutique shops and eateries.
Finding the right accountant for you is crucial to seeing business growth. If you’re finding yourself increasingly frustrated with your accountant, kept in the dark, or like you’re not getting proper value for your money, it might be time to consider a switch.
Changing accountants doesn’t have to be a headache. At AK Tax, we support you every step of the way, starting by informing your current accountants, HMRC, and Companies House of your decision to move so we can get assigned permission to deal with your documentation. This will include a disengagement letter from your ex-accountants with all the details we need, as well as professional clearance. We’ll also get assigned authority from your business that allows us to manage your tax affairs and deal with HMRC for you.
If you’re just starting out as a new business, congratulations! We’ll get you set up as a limited company with Companies House, and support you with opening a shiny new business bank account for all of your financial activity to go through.
Whether you’re launching a new business or are an experienced contractor, we have an accountancy package designed for you.
Our Startup+ package is perfect for sole traders or limited company owners who want a complete set of accountancy services. This includes:
Our Growth package is designed for businesses looking to continue seeing growth with the added support of a higher level of information. This includes:
Our Elite package is ideal for business owners who want all the benefits of a financial director, for a fraction of the cost. This includes:
At AK Tax, we are specialist Xero Accountants and a Xero Silver Partner. We combine traditional accounting methods with the power of cloud accounting to deliver a level of service designed to grow your business, saving you time with invoicing and bookkeeping so you and your team get paid faster and ultimately improve your cash flow.
Xero connects with your online banking and company finances, working in real-time to give you constant access to how your business is performing. You can access Xero via your PC, laptop, or smartphone while on the go, providing you with up-to-date numbers so you’ll always know what’s happening with your finances.
You’ll still receive all the business and compliance advice you’d expect from your accountant, helping you to identify tax breaks and find ways to boost your business productivity, while reaping all the benefits of cloud accounting.
If you’re a company director, it’s your job to promote the success of your business, alongside taking care of certain legal responsibilities. From an accounting perspective, this means filing various forms and returns to HMRC and Companies House, which could include:
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Whether you’re starting up or you’re an established business, we’ll make your work with us as easy as humanly possible – starting from the time you get in touch. Just call us on 01634 540040 or complete the form below and we’ll get back to you ASAP.