Accountancy and Tax Services in Chertsey

Welcome to Nicholas James Associates, Chartered Certified Accountants

Established in 1994, Nicholas James Associates, Chartered Certified Accountants, is an independent accounting firm based in Chertsey. We are highly qualified accountants and members of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). With over 25 years of experience in accountancy and tax services, we will take care of all your accounting requirements efficiently.

From self-employed accounts and personal income tax returns to bookkeeping and limited company accounts, we offer a wide range of personal services at affordable prices. Like you, we live in the real world, and our byword is no jargon, no waistcoats and no braces! We are there for you throughout the year, giving business and tax advice when you need it the most.

Over the years, we have built up a comprehensive portfolio of small and medium sized clients across a broad spectrum of business and commercial interests.


Our range of services:

  • VAT returns
  • Payroll services
  • Bookkeeping
  • Year-end statutory accounts
  • Income tax and corporation tax returns
  • Monthly Management information
  • Self-employed and limited company accounts
  • Why choose us?

  • Personal service
  • Inviting environment
  • Friendly, supportive and approachable
  • Clear fee structure
  • Qualified accountant
  • Fellow of ACCA
  • Established in 1994
  • Over 25 years of experience
  • Customised services

    At Nicholas James Associates, Chartered Certified Accountants, we can tailor our services to suit you and your business requirements. At the full service end of the scale, we will act as your accounts department and keep your books in good order. To discuss your requirements or to schedule an appointment, get in touch with us today.

    Expert advice for new business start-ups in Chertsey

    If you need advice on setting up your own business, contact the professionals at Nicholas James Associates, Chartered Certified Accountants in Chertsey today.

    Are you starting a new business?

    Do you want to know what you need to consider before setting up a new business? At Nicholas James Associates, Chartered Certified Accountancy, we are well placed to help you. We will let you know all the advantages and disadvantages of sole traders and limited company accounts. We can also advise you on the key responsibilities and deadlines to make sure that your accounts are prepared and your tax liabilities are calculated correctly.

    We can advise you on the benefits of:

  • Becoming self employed
  • Becoming a sole trader
  • Setting up a payroll system
  • Being a limited company

  • Personal service

    Our aim is to provide a personal, professional and effective solution for all of your accounting and taxation needs. We have over 25 years of experience in helping sole traders through the tricky process of transforming their new companies from a dream into a viable business. To learn more about our services, contact us today.

    Professional small business accounting services in Chertsey

    If you are looking for a company that offers small business accountancy services at competitive prices, then contact Nicholas James Associates, Chartered Certified Accountants in Chertsey.

    Helping small businesses with all their accounting needs

    If you own a small business, you likely do not have the time to worry about overseeing all your finances. As a small business owner, you need expert financial guidance from a reliable accounting professional to be successful. With a wealth of experience, we can handle all your tax and accountancy needs. Whether you need support to implement decisions you’ve already made or guidance on the best path forward, we can assist you.

    Services we offer for small businesses include:

  • Personal income tax returns
  • Bookkeeping
  • Limited company accounts
  • Advice on setting up a new business
  • Company formation and much more

  • Tailored services

    At Nicholas James Associates, Chartered Certified Accountancy, we offer a comprehensive service that is tailored to your specific requirements.

    We take the time to learn all we can about how your small business operates day-to-day. We have extensive experience in corporate tax planning and business financial planning. Get in touch with us to schedule an appointment.

    Comprehensive payroll services in Chertsey

    Nicholas James Associates, Chartered Certified Accountants in Chertsey provides a full range of payroll services tailored to suit you and your business.

    Payroll processing made easy

    At Nicholas James Associates, Chartered Certified Accountancy, we understand that administering your own payroll could be a costly and time consuming burden on your business. That is why we provide you an all-inclusive payroll service to help take the administrative burden off you. No matter how many people you employ, we can keep your business payroll maintained at all times. We are committed to providing you with a professional, personal service at all times.

    Our payroll services include:

  • Payroll preparation and payslips
  • National insurance
  • Preparation of P11D benefit statements
  • Real time compliance
  • Administration of PAYE and pension schemes
  • Advice on statutory sick pay and maternity pay
  • End-of-year returns

  • For more information, get in touch with us today.

    Streamline your payrolls

    We will complete statutory forms, including year-end returns, monthly RTI reporting, and annual documents, on your behalf. We can process payslips and track payments. We will make sure that your employees are paid the right amount, and that the payment arrives on time. Our payroll processes are accurate and streamlined for your peace of mind.

    Assistance with sole trader accounts

    At Nicholas James Associates, Chartered Certified Accountants, we prepare accounts for sole traders in Chertsey and the surrounding areas. Contact us for more information.

    Complete accountancy solutions for sole traders

    A sole trader tends to be a small business and so needs as much help as possible from their accountant. At Nicholas James Associates, Chartered Certified Accountancy, we can take care of all the taxation and accounting requirements of sole traders. From help with registering the business to providing ongoing support, we offer a complete accounting service at a competitive price.

    Services we offer for sole traders include:

  • Taxation
  • Accounting
  • VAT registration
  • Ongoing support and assistance
  • Bookkeeping

  • Over 25 years of experience

    At Nicholas James Associates, we are in an ideal position to provide assistance to sole traders, regardless of their size or the degree of hands-on input required. We have been involved in the setting up of a wide range of successful businesses. We monitor our sole trader clients on a regular basis to make sure that they are operating as tax efficiently as possible, whilst ensuring their legal compliance. Contact us to schedule an appointment.

    Preparation and filing of Personal Tax Returns

    Nicholas James Associates, Chartered Certified Accountants offers expert personal tax assistance to clients in Chertsey and the surrounding areas.

    Assistance with personal income tax returns

    At Nicholas James Associates we can prepare and file your Self-Assessment Tax Return. The tax services we offer for individuals and partnerships include tax planning and HMRC enquiries and investigations. From calculating tax liabilities and completion of Tax Returns to online filing and liaising with the tax office, we offer a comprehensive service.

    Our services include:

  • Capital allowances calculation
  • Income tax liability calculations
  • Capital gains tax liability calculations
  • Sole trader profit calculations
  • Payment review
  • Repayments

  • We offer tax services for:

  • Small businesses
  • Sole traders
  • Individuals
  • Partnerships
  • Landlords
  • Let us manage your limited company accounts

    Make Nicholas James Associates, Chartered Certified Accountancy your first choice for forming your limited company, getting it incorporated, and registering it with Companies House. Contact us today.

    Comprehensive accountancy services

    Starting a company requires many legal documents to be completed and submitted. We are members of the ACCA and are fully qualified to carry out all the tax and accounting work. We will file the relevant paperwork, register your shares and ensure all data is up-to-date for the financial year. Our wealth of experience in providing professional accountancy services enables us to offer you a comprehensive range of tailored services, regardless of the type of business.

    Reliable accountancy and tax services

    For professional tax return services in Chertsey and the surrounding areas, contact the experts at Nicholas James Associates, Chartered Certified Accountants now.

    How much will we charge?

    1. First we will establish your exact requirements.
    2. Then we will agree the fee with you. This is payable monthly by standing order.

    I want to start my own business but I’m not sure how to go about it?

    We will advise you on the best structure to suit your requirements. This could be as a sole trader, partnership
    or a limited company. We will cover all the formalities of setting it up. Your business will be up and running within a couple of days.

    What about tax?

    We will cover all the usual taxes, income tax, corporation tax, VAT, PAYE and national insurance.
    We will ensure you pay the minimum tax possible at the correct time.
    We can help you plan to meet your liabilities.
    No unpleasant surprises!

    My staff need to be paid, can we sort out their payroll?

    Just tell us the gross amount and we will send you their payslips.
    We will handle the year end returns at no extra charge.

    What about bookkeeping, I don't have a clue where to start?

    Without wishing to sound 'holier than thou', good bookkeeping is the route to efficient and stress-free accounts and management information.
    We can do the whole thing for you, providing monthly key performance indicators, and you can get on with managing your business.
    Alternatively, we can also set up the system for you. If you have problems, we are there to help.

    Can you help with preparing the accounts so that I can apply for a mortgage?

    If you are self-employed, we have lots of experience in putting together accounts so that you have the appropriate paperwork and information to apply for a mortgage.

    For more information on the accountancy and tax services we provide, contact us today.

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    How to find us


    Nicholas James Associates, Chartered Certified Accountants
    Union Place
    Gogmore Lane
    KT16 9AP