Welcome to Black and White – an experienced and commercially-focused practice of chartered accountants in Alton serving individuals and businesses across Hampshire.

Established 20 years ago, we offer a fixed fee monthly service based upon the bespoke provision and delivery of value-added Accounts & Tax, Book Keeping & Payroll, Business Planning and Software Training services to you and your business.

What we’re here to do is to help you increase your current level of profitability and to decrease the amount you’re liable to pay in tax. And that’s only the beginning.

We take a dynamic, refreshing, and proactive approach to being your accountant with the ultimate aim of our service being to help you achieve your personal and professional financial goals faster so that you can enjoy the financial freedom you’ve worked so hard for.

Our practice is regulated by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS).

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    Personal Alton tax accountant

    • salary versus dividend splits (for limited company directors);
    • self-assessment for unincorporated traders;
    • VAT for unincorporated businesses (and selecting the most appropriate scheme);
    • employees with various different income streams;
    • capital gains tax (including Entrepreneurs’ Relief); and
    • landlord and property developer specific services (SDLT, CGT, income tax, capital versus revenue expenditure, expenses reclaims).

    Business/corporate Alton tax accountant

    • salary versus dividend splits (for limited company directors);
    • self-assessment for unincorporated traders;
    • VAT for unincorporated businesses (and selecting the most appropriate scheme);
    • employees with various different income streams;
    • capital gains tax (including Entrepreneurs’ Relief); and
    • landlord and property developer specific services (SDLT, CGT, income tax, capital versus revenue expenditure, expenses reclaims).

    Bookkeeping and payroll for Alton businesses

    Working with Black and White’s chartered accountants and business advisors are an experienced and efficient team providing bookkeeping, payroll, and other support services to Alton clients:

    • Administrative and PA Services;
    • Bookkeeping;
    • Company formation (including Ltd and LLPs);
    • Company secretarial services (Companies House compliance);
    • Meeting room hire; and
    • Payroll services (including workplace pensions and Benefits in Kind).

    Xero for Alton businesses

    Black and White is a certified UK Xero Gold Partner. We recommend Xero packages to clients, help integrate them into your business, and train you and your staff how to use this highly versatile accounting and bookkeeping package.

    The major advantage of using Xero in your business includes:

    • greater internal efficiency – easy calculation of staff commissions, wages, and VAT and the production of associated paper and electronic documentation and submissions;
    • management of cash flow – greater understanding of how money moves in and out of your business together with invoice chase reminders;
    • reduction or elimination of mistakes – lower year end accounting bills with less time taken correcting mistakes or misclassifications in your financial records; and
    • better information for better decision making – make more informed strategic decisions on financial management, understand the value which each individual staff member brings, and more through easy-to-produce management reports.

    Specialist Alton accounting services

    • Management accountancy services;
    • Personal accountancy services for clients with overseas interests;
    • Contractor accountancy services (PSC, umbrella, sole trader contractors);
    • Forensic accountancy services (plus system accountancy services);
    • Agricultural accountancy services;
    • Financial accountancy services; and
    • Medical accountancy services (for GP practices and providers, hospital doctors, consultants, and other health professionals).

    Finance for Alton businesses

    When clients want finance for working capital, equipment purchase, or to expand their business, a believable business plan and set of financial forecasts and projections based upon historic performance improves your chances of securing the funding you need. Let us help you obtain the following:

    • working capital loans;
    • expansion loans;
    • commercial mortgages;
    • invoice discounting and factoring;
    • sale and leaseback; and
    • equipment finance.

    If you are seeking equity investment from angels or from a venture capital firm, we can build business plans and financial forecasts specifically for this audience which requires a different approach to debt-based funding options.

    Accountants in Alton – an hour’s free consultation

    We’re offering a free hour’s consultation to all prospective clients. We can come to your premises or you can come to our offices – whichever option works better for you

    At our meeting, we get to understand you, the business you run, and your longer-term financial goals.

    Working together, we want to produce a roadmap using achievable milestones meaning that you get to your desired end location faster and with as little friction as possible. We want to take as much of the heavy loading of running a business away from you as possible.

    Shortly after our meeting, we’ll send you a costed proposal outlining the services we offer which would be of most value to you with a manageable and affordable fixed monthly fee.

    To book your hour’s free consultation, please use the form below, call us free on 0800 140 4644, or email [email protected]. Our Alton accounting service is located only a short drive away in Egham.


      Herriard Address

      Black & White Chartered Certified Accountants
      2-3 Stable Court
      Herriard Park
      Herriard
      Hampshire
      RG25 2PL

      Directions

      Take the A303 or the A343 to Basingstoke, then the A339 (Alton to Basingstoke road), turn off by the church opposite Herriard Saw Mills, continue straight ahead, over the cattle grid, then turn right and right again into our car park.

      We work with businesses based in the following Hampshire towns and villages: