Ashford is a town situated in Kent, UK and stands on the River Great Stour. It focuses a lot on the well-being of its citizens and aims to lay emphasis on the following things:

  • Assist landlords in the private sector to make available good quality accommodation
  • Prevent and reduce homelessness
  • Deliver affordable housing
  • Making the best use of homes
  • Improving the sustainability of housing and offer good working environment
  • Support helpless people so that they can live as without help

It aims to work in partnership with other organisations to achieve high-quality housing and infrastructure for residents of Ashford, Kent.

Ashford Kent Accountants

DNS Accountants is a forward thinking team of knowledgeable and skilled accounting and taxation professional. Our firm has constantly grown on a year-on-year (y-o-y) basis to become one of the well-known accountancy and taxation firms in Ashford, Kent. Our services are highly acclaimed and our clients rely on us because of our ethics and ethos. We aim to provide best services to local and national businesses and provide every opportunity to grow their revenue and income.

Accounting & Bookkeeping Services in Ashford

We discuss the exact requirements of the business, and provide relevant information at company level. We can also provide analysis on revenue forecast and assess levels of gross profit. We intend to lessen administrative burden from business owners by handling their accounting and bookkeeping needs, together with preparation of financial and annual accounts. As per the Companies Act requirement, books need to be properly maintained and kept up-to-date. Laps in doing so can result in fines, or even imprisonment.

Allowances and Reliefs

From 6 April 2017, the personal allowance – the amount earned before tax, increased 4.5% to stand at £11,500 as compared to £11,000 previously. Also, the higher-rate threshold increased 4.7% to stand at £45,000 as compared to £43,000 previously. DNS Accountants provide assistance for these allowances and help minimise tax exposure.

Allowances FY2016-17 FY2017-18 Change (%)
Income limit for Personal Allowance £100,000 £100,000 -
Personal allowance £11,000 £11,500 4.5%
Maximum married couple's allowance £8,355 £8,445 1.1%
Dividend allowance £5,000 £5,000 -

Accounting software training

Online access to accounting and bookkeeping is speedily becoming the must have service model for SMEs in Ashford, Kent and across the UK. We work with clients to take care of their financial hassles. By collaborating real time cloud technology with expertise of our team, we offer a variety of online Accounting Software support services, including accounts preparation, payroll, VAT and corporate tax returns.

Business start-up Services in Ashford

DNS Accountants offer a variety of services for start-ups in Ashford, Kent that are in-line with the everyday tasks and requirements of running a business. Our reliable and approachable small business team provides well-organised services that help with business accounts and assist in the growth of business going forward.

Due diligence

DNS Accountants offer a range of due diligence support services, including financial and tax due diligence along with operational and commercial due diligence. Our scope of work can be modified to best suit the key focus areas of the business.

Payroll Services in Ashford

We help businesses in Ashford, Kent with payroll services including:

  • BACS payment
  • Payslip production
  • Handle joining and leaving of employees (P45s etc.)
  • Handle statutory sick pay (SSP) and statutory maternity pay (SMP)
  • Revenue payslip production
  • Working families tax credits
  • Year-end P35 work

Personal tax planning in Ashford

Our services include – minimise tax liabilities; plan for children's inheritance; plan for business succession; mitigate capital gains and inheritance taxes; and make provision for retirement

VAT Services in Ashford

We help small-business in Ashford, Kent to stay compliant with the tax filings and ensure that they never make overpayments. Our services for value added tax (VAT) include: VAT control and settlement; assistance all through VAT registration; help with completing VAT returns; advice on VAT planning and structure; representing business at VAT tribunals; and opt for the most appropriate scheme

Self assessment Services in Ashford

We work with clients for preparation and submission of self-assessment returns. Our team has the expertise and cloud-based accounting software to deal with self assessment issues and stay in compliance with Self Assessment requirements

Tax Investigations in Ashford

In case, of a tax investigation, it is advisable to be patient and find an experienced taxation adviser in Ashford, Kent. Taxation is a complex topic and someone with thorough understanding of the topic can only bail out a business involved in investigations in Ashford, Kent. Having a tax advisor can be beneficial for businesses in the long run. The business being investigated has the right to ask questions and enquire about anything they are not sure off. We offer our clients the following services:

  • Income tax and corporation tax enquiry protection
  • Pay-as-you-earn (PAYE) – compliance handling on behalf of employers
  • VAT representation
  • IR35 legislation covered

There can be many factors that trigger a tax investigation. For example, if a business in Ashford Kent undergoes strong periods of growth sometimes they may find themselves selected for investigation. This random check maybe caused because of sudden change in their business and revenues. When completing the accounts and tax returns, businesses in Ashford Kent must ensure that information provided in the tax returns and annual accounts is correct and reliable. Errors and discrepancy cause problem while processing tax returns and numerous discrepancies can cause HMRC to investigate the business. Although there might be instances when small-businesses in Ashford, Kent need to make available details or submit records to HMRC, however, keeping the financial statements, and tax information in order can help businesses in Ashford, Kent to avoid tax investigation. For all businesses it becomes crucial to make sure all expenditure is accounted for, and information is accurate and reliable.

Businesses in Ashford, Kent can contact us through our direct line at +44 20 8903 6330 or send an e-mail query at For information regarding new HMRC regulations, budgets, tax guidelines and changes, clients can subscribe to our social media handles on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.

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