The client runs a chain of public houses and spends the majority of his
time ensuring the quality of the beer and keeping the customers happy.
This resulted in his accounting records being limited. HM Customs decided
that the VAT returns were not sufficiently accurate and assessed him for
3 years worth of alleged missing VAT.
By working with the businessman and establishing what records were available
and how missing information could be located we were able to substantially
reduce his Tax Assessment and followed the case to a Vat Tribunal hearing
to prove the point.
The client was issued with a “take it or leave it” rent review
with a substantial increase over and above normal expectations. The matter
was referred back to the landlords and utilising Independent Rent Review
Expert a substantial reduction was achieved
The client runs a Conservatory Building company and is an expert builder
rather than a professional businessman / bookkeeper and his records were
in a mess – raising interest from VAT and Inland Revenue.
By analysing the business with him, a simple effective manual record system
has been set-up and accurate accounts can now be drawn up each month to
allow him to assess how the business is doing
The client runs a Sandwich Shop and Outside Caterers. Again records are
spread everywhere. By sitting down with the businessman an inefficient
manual system has been turned into a simple computerised system giving
simple up to date accurate information