Accountant in Godalming, Surrey – the one-stop service for private and corporate clients

Want to work with experienced tax accountants in Godalming? Welcome to Black and White, the accounting, taxation, and business support service for private and corporate clients in Godalming and the wider Surrey area.

Our aim – we want to be the one-stop service for our personal and corporate clients in Godalming and the surrounding areas.

We want to be the most helpful and the most enabling partner on the journey you’ve chosen to undertake to achieve your personal and professional goals. We’re here not just to provide the numbers you need to present to HMRC – unless, of course, that’s all you want from us.

We want to present you with the important financial and operational figures generated by your business’s activities together with a real commercial insight into what those numbers means.

What commercial threats and opportunities do these figures present to you and your leadership team? And, more importantly, what should you do about it?

We work on a monthly fixed-fee basis providing you with the services and the level of support you need to run your business better, to pay less in tax, and to build your company for the future so that it produces a substantial and stable income for you and your family.

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    Our approach for our clients

    Our approach to working with clients is based upon building a strong two-way relationship. The relationship we build will be more than the traditional, number-crunching-based model you may have had with your accountant in the past.

    It’s a partnership of trust between you and us based upon collaboration, being honest with each other, and keeping channels of communication open. Businesses have ups and downs – no matter how experienced you are – and we see our role is to help you prepare to make the most money from times of stability and growth and to preserve cash when there is a downturn in revenue.

    Because we get to know you and your business so well, there may be times when we see something we must share with you that you might not like to hear. However, we would not be a true partner to you if we didn’t warn you of dangers to your business as well as competitive advantages.

    We’re approachable and outgoing professionals – we’d much rather pick up the phone and share our ideas, insights, and concerns with you rather than sending an impersonal and dry email. The best business is always done on the phone person to person.

    To start the conversation between us and for an hour’s free consultation, you can either use the form below, call us free on 0800 140 4644 or email us on [email protected].

    Our core clients – who we work with and how we work

    We have 150 years’ combined experience on our team working with Godalming’s:

    • sole traders and partners
    • limited companies, LLCs, and PLCs,
    • contractors (umbrella or PSC)
    • freelancers
    • employees with significant additional income streams
    • landlords
    • property developers
    • charity and community organisations
    • the school/education sector
    • trusts
    • pensions

    After our initial meeting where we’ve discovered more about you, your organisation, your future goals, and your present needs, we’ll propose a bespoke package of accounting, bookkeeping, and business advisory services at a fixed monthly rate.

    Working with hundreds of clients and with a track record of 20 years in business, we’re very organised and methodical meaning that there’ll be no end-of-year rush to calculate your tax and file your accounts. You’ll know in good time what you and your company need to pay to HMRC so that you have plenty of time left to find the money from general cash flow.

    Chartered accountants in Godalming – primary services

    Anyone can call themselves an accountant – there’s no law stopping anyone from providing accounting services even if they have no knowledge or experience in the industry.

    Remember that HMRC hold taxpayers responsible for the mistakes their accountants make. Prevention is better than cure so it’s always better to work with qualified, experienced, and commercially-minded professionals.

    Black and White is regulated by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Our Director, Jon Mills, is also personally regulated by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS).

    Tax return accountants for Godalming

    Black and White’s tax accountants for Godalming private and corporate clients deal with all related matters including the calculation of taxes owed and the correct submission of forms to both HMRC and Companies House.

    Godalming bookkeeping and payroll services

    Our in-house bookkeepers work with clients so that they have an accurate, up-to-date, and complete record of all the financial transactions within their business.

    Your accounting representative with Black and White then builds upon the information and detail your bookkeeper has uploaded to deliver you timely financial analysis for better insight into your company and its performance.

    Our bookkeepers also provide clients with:

    • Payroll
    • Workplace Pensions
    • Benefits in kind

    Planning for Godalming businesses

    Our business advisors support Godalming personal and corporate clients with:

    • Business development ideas
    • Business health check
    • Business recovery and restructuring
    • Cash flow planning
    • Business financial planning
    • Sell my business
    • Value my business
    • Due Diligence
    • Fee Protection Insurance (for HMRC investigations)
    • Part time financial director
    • Non-executive director
    • Wills and Power of Attorneys

    Please ask us about our management accounting and financial accounting services if you feel that your business would benefit from more precise and up-to-date fiscal and performance monitoring and reporting.

    Support services

    Get in touch with us to speak with our administration team manager about the following support services on offer to our Godalming clients:

    • Administrative and PA Services
    • Company secretarial services
    • Company formation
    • Meeting room hire

    Landlord accountants for Godalming property entrepreneurs

    Black and White enjoys working with the many landlord and property developer clients we have on our books in Godalming and the wider Surrey area.

    We understand that, since 2015, HMRC and the Government have started targeting the sector with punitive new tax legislation meaning that making money out of being a landlord or a property developer has become more difficult than ever.

    For assistance in all aspects of landlord and property developing accounting including tax minimisation strategies, expenses claims, and the transfer of personal property to limited companies, please get in touch.

    Contact our accountants in Godalming, Surrey

    We’re offering an hour’s free consultation to prospective clients in Godalming and the wider Surrey area. We can either visit you at your premises to find out more about you and to discuss the best ways we can assist you in a long-term plan to achieve your personal and professional financial goals. Alternatively, if you’d like to visit us at our conveniently-located office in Egham, please let us know.

    To get in touch with us to arrange a time, date, and location for your free hour’s consultation, you can either use the form below, call us free on 0800 140 4644 or email us on [email protected] to speak with our accountants near Godalming.


      Egham Address

      Black & White Chartered Certified Accountants
      Marchamont House
      116 High Street
      Egham, Surrey
      TW20 9HQ

      Directions

      From the A30 Staines Junction, or M25 Junction 13, take the B388 exit to High Street to the left of Burger King. Our building is on the right hand side about 300 metres along, next to the White Lion pub. There is plenty of parking opposite.

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