Chapman & Associates, Chester Lodge, Curragha Road, Ratoath, Co. Meath

 Tel: 01 – 825 4750 | Email: info@chapmanaccounts.ie 

Kenneth Chapman  F.C.C.A. ,  F.M.A.A.T. trading as Chapman & Associates is regulated by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

Services

Outsourcing

Chapman & Associates work closely with our clients and strive to understand their requirements. In the current economic and regulatory environment we identify opportunities where there is a real benefit to clients of out-sourcing the non-core elements of their business. We can offer assistance in the following areas:

Bookkeeping Services

Payroll Services

Management Accounts Preparation Services

Outsourcing your bookkeeping, payroll or management accounts function can provide the following benefits:

  • The hire of accounting staff for a business can be a time consuming and costly exercise. Outsourcing this function can lead to employment cost savings such as salaries, payroll taxes, holiday pay, recruitment agency fees, administration costs and training costs.

  • There is an onus on employers to be compliant with employment legislation regulations whereas this can be avoided if the business decided to avail of outsourcing its bookkeeping, payroll or management accounts functions.

  • Staff may be reassigned so as to concentrate on the core business activity.

  • Management accounts are invaluable in assisting the making of timely and meaningful management decisions about the business. As an integral part of our work we provide relevant and meaningful monthly or quarterly management reports. These would be tailored to suit the business owners needs and may include income and expenditure reports, balance sheets, cash flow statements, payroll reports, aged debtors and aged creditors listings, etc.

  • Business owners who decide to outsource would be safe in the knowledge that an experienced, professional and qualified accountant is looking after their bookkeeping and accounts. They are also re-assured that their tax affairs are being kept fully up-to-date.

  • The business is availing of an outside back-up service in the event of a system failure or software corruption, i.e. Chapman & Associates would be able to restore a back-up of the last up-to-date accounts file onto the client’s own computer system.

  • Our fees are highly competitive and we pride ourselves in providing all of our clients with a top quality value for money outsourcing service.

Accounting Services

Our expertise and knowledge includes preparing statutory yearly audit exempt accounts for companies and also yearly accounts for non-incorporated entities such as sole traders and partnerships. We can also prepare monthly or quarterly management accounts for our clients as Chapman & Associates understand that regular periodic accounts, cash flows and projections can play a vital role in achieving business success.

Accounting Systems

With regard to your accounting system whether computerised or manual, Chapman & Associates will help with implementation, training and on-going support. By reviewing and evaluating the accounting systems, we can establish if they are suitable for the day to day operations and tax compliance requirements of the business. We will also ensure that the information generated by the accounting system is useful, timely and assists management with the effective running of their business.

Company Secretarial

Chapman & Associates offer a broad range of company secretarial services such as :

 

  • Company incorporation and tax registration

  • Preparation and filing of the Annual Return with the Companies Registration Office.

  • Preparation of AGM & EGM minutes

  • Company voluntary strike-off including obtaining Revenue clearance, placing an advertisement in a national newspaper and the completion and filing of the appropriate company secretarial forms.

  • General compliance such as appointments/resignations of directors/secretary, registered office address changes, share transfers, company searches, business name registrations, audit exemption applications

 

Chapman & Associates aim to ensure all company secretarial matters are addressed in a professional and efficient manner.

Taxation

Chapman & Associates offer full tax advisory and consultancy services including :

 

-   Preparation and submission of Income Tax Returns for directors, sole traders and partnerships.

Chapman & Associates help clients keep up-to-date with their tax obligations whilst also ensuring that they have accounted for all possible tax allowable deductions, exemptions and tax credits.

 

-   Preparation and submission of VAT Returns and VAT Return of Trading Details

We are aware of the importance of ensuring compliance with VAT Return obligations and in order to reduce any likelihood of clients being chosen for a VAT Revenue Audit we assist our clients with preparing and submitting on a timely basis accurate VAT Returns and VAT Return of Trading Details.

                                                

-    Preparation and submission of Corporation Tax Returns

We advise our client’s of the deadline dates for corporation tax return submissions and payments and we also plan well in advance in order to help company clients meet their corporation tax requirements.

 

-   Provision of payroll services including production of payslips and payroll tax submissions.

We process client’s payroll and help them meet their employer responsibilities by issuing them with employee payslips, submitting payroll tax information to the Revenue Commissioners, dealing with new employees and employees leaving.

-   Preparing Capital Gains Tax (CGT) computations and submission of CGT Returns and payments.

We provide advice in relation to the tax-efficient distribution of assets and deal with the necessary submissions in respect of these disposals.

 

-    Calculation of tax on inheritances and gifts received and submission of relevant tax return.

If a client has recently received a gift or inheritance, Chapman & Associates can help them calculate any tax, if any and we can then deal with the submission of this information to the Revenue Commissioners on the client’s behalf.

-    Help with tax arrears and revenue audits

We can negotiate on your behalf with Revenue if you have fallen into arrears with your taxes.  It can be a worrying time for a tax payer but rest assured that by using the services of Chapman & Associates you will receive the best advice and guidance before, during and after a Revenue Audit.