We offer a professional and personal service at our offices or on your premises.

A free initial consultation is offered to understand your requirements.

All charges are based on a time and materials basis with clear estimates provided and agreed in advance of any work being started.

Summary of services:

Self assessment / Personal tax returns

Many taxpayers struggle to understand the increasingly complex tax returns and complete them correctly. The constant stream of changes to tax legislation means not only that the returns are becoming ever more difficult to understand but also that taxpayers risk incurring more penalties through failing to complete their returns accurately and on time.

We can save you a lot of time, worry, and money by handling your self assessment for you. We will do all the necessary computations, complete your return and offer straightforward, easy to understand advice on how you might minimise your tax liability.

Our self assessment services include:

Corporation / business tax computation and returns

Company tax returns and tax compliance can be daunting and time consuming. The rules, regulations and allowances varying widely for each business structure and each business type.

We will do all the necessary computations, complete the relevant return for your business and offer straightforward, easy to understand advice on how you might minimise the businesses tax liability.

Accounts preparation for self employed, sole traders, partnerships and limited companies

All businesses are required to prepare annual accounts to enable business managers to understand and manage their financial position. The accounts also have to satisfy the business owners, shareholders, stakeholders, bankers, HMRC, and other regulators. The accounts must comply with the Companies Acts 1985 and 2006 and all relevant Financial Reporting Standards.

We will handle all of the preparation of your annual accounts using your accounting records from your original papers or bookkeepng records or from your computerised accounting systems that will comply with all of the current legislation and accounting standards and satisfy all the relevant stakeholders of your business.

Tax planning and advice

With the tax regime becoming ever more complex and the penalties becoming ever greater for individuals and businesses it is increasing important that professional advice and support is sought to ensure both tax compliance and most importantaly tax savings are achieved. Let us take a fresh look at your personal and or business tax issues and turn them into opportunities.

Business start ups including Company formation

We will help you decide on the most suitable structure for your business - sole trader, partnership, or limited company and complete any registration procedures with Companies House and HMRC.

We will then work with you to prepare a business plan, cash flow projections, budgets, and trading forecasts and ensure that a suitable recording system is set up to comply with the statutory requirements.


We can help you with VAT registration and de-registration, deciding on the most appropriate VAT scheme for your business and completing your VAT returns.

Companies House returns

We can complete your annual Companies House return and deal with all company secretarial matters.

Other services include:

Why not give us a call and see what Sapphire Lincoln can do for you. You can contact us by email, phone or post using the contact details on the Contact Us page of this website.