Our Services

Our Services

Coates & Co's comprehensive accountancy and taxation services for businesses and private individuals are tailored to your unique circumstances. Discover more by clicking on the links below.


Accounting

Business Development

Business Records

Payroll & Human Resources

Taxation

Accounting

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Overview

Every business needs up to date and accurate accounts. Here at Coates & Co, we prepare accounts for many types of business, ranging from small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to sole traders.

We understand that the day-to-day running of a business requires your full attention: our accountancy services will provide you with peace of mind that your accounts and returns are up-to-date and filed in a timely manner.

We can assist in preparing your annual accounts, your management accounts and completing your VAT and PAYE records. We can also help you to prepare for any HMRC enquiries, and complete and file your self assessment tax returns.

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To find out more, please contact Tony Coates

Business Development

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The team at Coates & Co can supply you with a number of services to aid in the development of your business.

Successful firms are those that plan ahead. However, all too often the daily pressures of running a business mean that strategic planning gets pushed to one side.

Our team can help businesses to plan for the future of their firm. We will advise on the best course of action, and take a long-term view of your finances and business performance. We have many years of experience in assisting businesses in the local community, and a wealth of knowledge for you to make use of.

Business Start-Up

Here at Coates & Co, we are also on hand to guide you through the business start-up process. We will assist you in managing the start-up requirements, and we will provide expert advice and support at a time when it is most needed. Coates & Co can help you to choose the most suitable structure for your new business – whether it be as a sole trader, limited company or a partnership. We can also assist in the creation of an effective business plan, cashflow projections, trading forecasts and budgets.

If you find yourself in need of finance, we can advise on the most appropriate sources of funding for your requirements, and draw up the necessary proposals. Our team will also establish a good working relationship between you and your bank.

In addition, we can finalise any registration procedures with HMRC and Companies House, and handle your company secretarial issues.

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Business Records

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Monitoring and controlling the financial performance of your business is of paramount importance, and regular management information is vital to its continued success.

We can help our clients produce either monthly or quarterly management accounts on a regular basis. Our dedicated team will discuss your requirements with you and provide you with tailored information and constructive advice.

We also understand that today's busy business owner doesn’t want to spend hours making sure that their accounts are up-to-date and complete, and we can manage your bookkeeping requirements.

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For more information on our bookkeeping services, please contact Michelle Audley.

Payroll and Human Resources

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We know that, as a busy business owner, you require an experienced team of accountants who will help to effectively administer your company payroll, and allow you to get on with the job of running your business.

Our payroll service includes the creation of customised payslips; the effective administration of PAYE, national insurance, Statutory Sick Pay and Statutory Maternity/Paternity Pay; and the administration, completion and filing of weekly or monthly statutory information under the Real Time Information (RTI) regime.

We can also assist businesses in filing Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) returns; provide analyses and summaries of staff costs; and effectively administer workplace pension schemes, alongside pensions auto-enrolment.

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Taxation

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Tax legislation is constantly evolving – we ensure that your business's finances keep up with the pace.

Business Tax

Tax legislation is constantly evolving.

Coates & Co make sure that you are paying the correct amount of tax,and assist you in making the most of any allowances or schemes that may be available to you.

Our friendly and knowledgeable team can help you in deciding upon the right structure for your enterprise; utilising tax allowances and reliefs; and ensuring you remain compliant with your corporation tax self assessment duties.

We will also liaise with HMRC and other authorities; minimise tax on disposals; and help you to make the most of tax relief on any acquisitions.

Personal Tax

Coates & Co have many years' experience in helping private individuals with their self assessment tax returns.

Our team can assist individuals in minimising their liability to personal taxes, such as income tax, capital gains tax (CGT) and inheritance tax.

Self Assessment tax returns can be complex. That is where we can provide assistance. Coates & Co's knowledgeable team can help you in the efficient preparation of your self assessment tax returns. We will carry out the necessary calculations, complete the return, and file it with HMRC in a timely manner, on your behalf.

VAT

Coates & Co will help to ensure that your business is complying with all the relevant VAT regulations. We assist with VAT registration; VAT planning and administration; and making use of the most appropriate scheme for your needs.

Our team can also advise on VAT control and reconciliation; and finalising and filing VAT returns.

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Coates & Co

2 Fairhope Avenue

Bare

Morecambe

Lancashire LA4 6JZ


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Coates & Co is the trading name of Tony Coates & Co Limited, Registered in England, Registered Number: 6140774

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