Financial Services

At Stephenson Smart, we offer an extensive range of services to businesses and individuals. Our aim is to help clients meet the challenges they face every day, aspiring to meet their business and financial needs, helping them to realise their potential and increase their wealth.

Whether you need traditional auditing, accounting and tax services or advice on how to improve and develop your business, we are here to help you achieve your goals.

Here are just a selection of the services we offer, please contact us for more information.

Tax Compliance and Tax Planning

Taxes are said to be one of life's certainties. At Stephenson Smart we provide a complete range of accounting services and have over 100 years experience in tax compliance and tax planning. We can ensure you only pay what you should, nothing more - nothing less.

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Accounts Preparation

Working with you, Stephenson Smart ensures your accounts are prepared in good time to meet both your statutory responsibilities and to maximise any tax planning opportunities. But we do a lot more than just process data, we take a keen interest in your business, working with you in understanding your aims and helping you meet your business objectives.

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Audit and Assurance

We don't think auditing should just be about checking the figures. At Stephenson Smart we work closely with our clients, taking the time to understand their business and forming close working relationships with them, whilst always maintaining a professional and objective approach to external scrutiny which stakeholders value so much.

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Keeping on top of your VAT returns can be a full time job, that's why Stephenson Smart offers an extensive VAT advisory service to our clients. Our team of VAT experts can undertake and complete VAT returns, review your VAT accounting procedures, correct applications and claims, and much more.

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In todays fast moving world, timely and accurate management information is relied upon by ever increasing numbers of small businesses. In fact businesses which suceed are often the ones with regular, reliable management information. At Stephenson Smart, we can offer a practical, cost-effective solution tailored to you needs.

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Whatever the size of your workforce, dealing with payroll is becoming an evermore complex and burdensome process. At Stephenson Smart, we offer a quick and reliable payroll service designed to fit your requirements. We provide a full range of payroll services that help ensure you comply with the latest legislation and allow you time to focus on the running of your business.

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Due Diligence

Stephenson Smart's due diligence service provides peace of mind to business buyers and vendors alike. Whether you require commercial, financial, or corporate due diligence services, we can meet your needs and help ensure the facts behind a deal are sound, allowing you to continue with complete peace of mind.

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Tax Planning

Tax is one of the largest costs a business faces and is extremely complicated. Working alongside you, Stephenson Smart's team of experts are able to provide practical and manageable tax planning advice that can help maximise personal and business wealth, whilst minimising tax liabilities.

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Business Advice

Business advice from an expert is always invaluable and at Stephenson Smart, we have quite a few. With over 100 years experience advising businesses on any number of topics, including start-up advice, business plans, and exit strategies, Stephenson Smart are the perfect people to come to for business advice.

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Accounting Software

When it comes to accounting software packages, the choices are endless and there may be specialist systems for your sector. At Stephenson Smart, we can advise on the best accounting system for your business and even provide training so that you?re ready to go from day one.

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Tax Investigations

Tax enquiries by HMRC can be complex, stressful and difficult to resolve for individuals and businesses. We can assist with HMRC enquiries into all taxes, whether income tax, corporation tax or VAT. We have experience in dealing with simple and more detailed investigations and also offer comprehensive, professional fee insurance to cover the cost of dealing with most types of HMRC enquiry.

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Forensic Accounting

Aimed at reducing the impact of fraud on your business, our forensic accounting services can assist in the investigation, trace misappropriated funds or assets, train your staff in fraud awareness plus much more. We can also recommend preventative measures to protect your business from fraud.

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Pensions Automatic Enrolment

This Government initiative places new duties on employers to automatically enrol workers into a work based pension scheme. Our payroll team can help you manage the road to automative enrolment and help you to comply with the requirements when you are in automatic enrolment.

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Our aim is to take the pressure off families at difficult times by providing friendly and confidential probate support. The fully licensed Stephenson Smart Probate service can help with the administration of estates, the application for Grant of Representation and all aspects of Inheritance tax.

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Stephenson Smart - Helping Businesses Achieve Their Potential For Over 100 Years

So if you're looking for accountant services in Norfolk or Cambridgeshire, get in touch with Stephenson Smart today to discuss how we can help you. With offices in King's Lynn, Great Yarmouth, Fakenham, Downham Market, Wisbech and March, you're never far away from Stephenson Smart.

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