At ALP we specialise in accountancy services for small businesses and sole traders, at affordable prices.
With over 15 years experience, we cover a wide range of businesses from plumbers to child minders, models to web designers. Based in Lee on the Solent on the South Coast, our client range covers Hampshire and the surrounding counties.
That's why we understand every customer's needs are different, priding ourselves on the personal touch and expertise we provide to each and every client. We know you are busy people with a lot of balls to juggle, so our aim is to take the hassle out of accounting, giving you more time to focus on the things you do best.
We want to work with you to ensure you have a set of accounts you are happy with, that you understand them and have the confidence to explain them yourself. Being a small company, our clients really value our professional but friendly, straight talking and honest approach to doing business and the time we spend giving you the peace of mind you need.
You can be sure we'll go above and beyond to exceed your expectations and that we'll always be there when you need us.
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Why we're different and what to expect
Unlike larger companies we provide a bespoke service tailored to each client, with a fully qualified accountant on hand to assist every step of the way, offering helpful advice where needed.
Your key contact will work with you from start to finish, making certain they are aware of every
Clients can contact ALP any time; with questions or to seek advice and be confident that we will reply promptly and thoroughly.
We take the time to ensure each client feels completely comfortable with the work we produce and that they fully understand what has been done.
What our customers have to say about us
“I am very happy with the service I receive from ALP. They are reliable, professional and cost effective. I would recommend them to anybody. I have never fully understood my accounts using pervious firms, but since moving over to ALP they have made my accounting simple and jargon free. Highly recommended for any trades person or professional.”
GI Installations, Gosport
“ have known the owner of ALP Accountancy for a few years and she was my accountant for the last tax year. I found her to be very professional, organised and efficient. The communication skills, both written and verbal, are excellent. I have since gone on to recommend ALP to friends. I will definitely be using her again.”
K Humes, Client
“Professional and always on hand to answer my questions. I feel comfortable that my accounts are done accurately and on time.”
“ used to dread doing my accounts every year and couldn't find an affordable accountant. A friend referred ALP to me and I was glad they did! I am very happy with the service I get and the fees are not crippling. I can now get on with my day job and leave the tax return worry to somebody else.”
“Reliable, prompt and precise. I understand my accounts for the first time and can see exactly what my yearly profit is.”
A helpful guide to ALP Accountancy fees
All figures are dependent on the volume and quality of paperwork and the time it would take to caste and check the data
|Standard Tax Return (plus £25 per hour casting and checking)||£195.00|
|Example: Plasterer (sole trader)|
|Tax Return ||£195.00|
|8 hrs casting and checking ||£200.00|
|Tax return with no receipt checking would incur the following:
(eg P60 + Property & Dividend income)
|Tax Return (Non Standard) ||£50.00|
|Time taken to check and confirm: 2.5hrs ||£62.50|
|An example of a standard small company's quarterly VAT
return accountancy charge:
|10hrs receipt and data entry ||£250.00|
|VAT Return ||£50.00|
|An example of a small company's annual Statutory Accounts
and Corporation Tax Return:
|Stats preparation and submission ||£495.00|
|Corporation Tax Return preparation and submission ||£395.00|
|* Casting, checking and approval: 10 hrs||£250.00|
* Please note that if the Quarterly VAT Returns and Annual Accounts are completed by ALP the end of year fees will decrease accordingly
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rates and thresholds for tax and PAYE.