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Value Added Accounting

CRASL is a user-friendly accounting company in Saxmundham, Suffolk.

We provide a comprehensive range of accountancy services to a wide range of businesses. Always customer-focussed, we can offer professional accounting services tailored to your business, whatever the size.

We work with each of our customers for smarter, faster solutions that free you up to nurture your business.

Year-end Accounts

We provide a full Year-end Accounts service complete with submission to Companies House. No matter what size your business is, we are happy to carry out this essential function for you.

The New PAYE scheme: we make it simpler.

We offer a full payroll service to our clients, from small businesses with only one employee up to larger businesses with fifty or more employees.

Bookkeeping: An ever-changing task

In recent years, bookkeeping has been subject to a number of changes, affected by both laws and changes in practice.

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Accounting Tailored to You

Our personal approach will deliver the information, insight and tools you need to fulfil your potential and meet your goals.

Our accounting services are always built to match your business needs, however large or small your company is, to add value precisely where you need it.

With a full catalogue of services that include bookkeeping, payroll, VAT advice and year-end services for your business, working with CRASL will remove the stress of these essential tasks, with our great value approach whenever you need us.

CRASL are affiliated to the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) and the Sage Accountants Club, offering peace of mind that our services are regulated and up-to-date with industry and HMRC legislation to ensure your business grows your way with no nasty surprises!

Sage Accredited

Expert management and provision of Sage to help you to manage and transform your business.

QuickBooks ProAdvisor

Expert modern accounting and bookkeeping with this popular software.

Xero Certified Advisors

Expert advice and management of this online accounting software for the fast-paced, modern business world.

As my business grew, CRASL supported me. Taking on an employee for the first time, having to setup payroll and a pension through NEST appeared daunting, but CRASL made it really easy and handled pretty much everything for me.

Each month, I just send through my payroll information by email and in no time at all, I get back all the information I need, how much to pay HMRC and a digital payslip to provide to my employees.

Being a local company, I can just pop round whenever I need to, to sign my accounts or get any help or advice I need.

A.B.
Owner of Web Design company

I just wanted to say how very pleased I am to have had the opportunity to change my accounting affairs to CRASL.

You have made it all suddenly seem so very simple; with your friendly assistance, my Self Assessment has been submitted without hassle and your account I settled with the greatest of pleasure!

It was particularly helpful that you visited me in my home, where everything was at hand, rather than previously having to put everything in the post.

I shall look forward to our meeting again next year.

M.C.
Self Assessment Client

I’ve been lucky enough that Martin and his team have been doing my accounts for nearly 15 years now. They’ve taken me from a new sole trader, through vat registration, limited company status and all the legal and financial stuff that comes with running a growing business. I like dealing with the CRASL team, I’ve always found them to be fair, true and very responsive. They take the stuffiness out of accounting, I love it!

C.H.
Director of a Corporate Training Company
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What our clients say about us

View customer testimonials on the left to see what our clients say about us.

⚠️⚠️At the end of September, the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) will be brought to a close by the Government.

With this in mind, our partner, Funding Circle, takes a look on their blog below at what you need to know about the ending of the scheme, and how you can best prepare.⚠️⚠️

#blog #news #CBILS #government #advice #accountingservices #craslaccountingservices #accountantssuffolk #suffolkaccountants

https://www.fundingcircle.com/uk/resources/business-finance/cbils-is-coming-to-an-end/

⭐⭐Go digital with your business finances and make your processes seamless.💻

More than ever before, we’re all going through a lot of changes in business recently and the emphasis for going digital has been at the forefront.

With the increasing rate of at-home working there are many benefits to creating digital business finances.

We explore this in our latest blog below ⭐⭐

https://crasl.co.uk/go-digital-with-your-business-finances/

#blog #news #advice #accountingservices #accountants #accountinglife #accountantssuffolk #suffolkaccountants #craslaccountingservices #suffolk

⭐⭐Ministers have announced new funding to support businesses impacted by Covid 19.

Businesses in England required to close due to local lockdowns or targeted restrictions will now be able to receive grants worth up to £1,500 every three weeks, Chief Secretary to the Treasury Steve Barclay told MPs.

To be eligible for the grant, a business must have been required to close due to local Covid 19 restrictions.

The largest businesses will receive £1,500 every three weeks they are required to close. Smaller businesses will receive £1,000.

Find out more on the Gov.uk website below⭐⭐

#smallbusiness #accountants #accountinglife #accounting #accountantssuffolk #craslaccountingservices #suffolk #news #advice #covid19

⭐⭐Are you using software to keep your accounting records but are not really using it properly? Are you using it to its full potential?

We offer tailored training for Xero, Sage & QuickBooks to help you get the most out of them.

Not currently using software?

We can get you up and running, not only will you be better placed to manage your business but you will also be ready for Making Tax Digital (MTD) when it becomes mandatory.

Contact our friendly team today for more information 01728 687000 ⭐⭐

#beprepared #mtd #xero #xero #information #training #support #quickbooks #sage #accountants #accountinglife #suffolkaccountants #accountantssuffolk

⭐⭐First of many rumours of the tax increases we may see going forward.

"Britain's middle class face £30billion tax raid to pay for coronavirus bailout with capital gains and corporation taxes both set to be raised"

Corporation tax to 24% and Capital Gains Tax 40/45%.

We will see what the November budget brings.⭐⭐

#businessnews #tax #budget2020 #accountants #accountinglife #suffolk #suffolkaccountants #accountantssuffolk #craslaccountingservices

‼️ TAX RETURNS ‼️

Why complete your tax return early? ⏰

In these uncertain times, while you have more time at home, it’s the perfect chance to get all your paperwork together for your 19/20 tax return (06/04/2019 – 05/04/2020). 📦

By doing your tax return early, you know what your tax liability for the year is, and with it not having to be paid until January 2021, it will give you plenty of time to budget 📈

Alternatively, if you have paid too much tax and are due a refund, you can get this back quicker from HMRC 💰

At CRASL we want to lighten your load, take the hassle out of admin and let you get back to running your business!

We have measures in place where we can safely collect your paperwork and do the tax return online 💻 Contact our friendly team today on 01728 687000⭐⭐

#taxreturn #suffolk #accountants #accountinglife #money #suffolkaccountants #accounts #financialaccounting #accountingfirm #craslaccountingservices

⭐⭐Hooray🥳 for a mainly positive news article about small business longevity!

Accountancy Daily says, four in five (80%) UK SMEs are confident they will recover from Covid, according to research from digital bank Starling and the Great British Entrepreneur Awards (GBEA).

Read More below ⭐⭐

#SME #accountants #accountinglife #suffolk #suffolkaccountants #accountingservices #craslaccountingservices #accountantssuffolk
#news

https://www.accountancydaily.co/80-uk-smes-confident-they-will-recover-covid-19

⭐⭐Managing a business can be challenging right?

Free up some time and concentrate on other business requirements by letting the team at CRASL take care of your book keeping.

Our expertise in organising records of financial transactions and our clear, easy to navigate financial reports could increase your productivity as well as your profits!

Get in touch today 01728 687000 ⭐⭐

#accountancyservices #suffolkaccountants #businessaccountant #businessservices #suffolk #accountants #accountinglife #money #accounts #bookkeeping

⭐⭐We provide a comprehensive range of accountancy services to a wide range of businesses.

Always customer-focussed, we can offer professional accounting services tailored to your business, whatever the size.⭐⭐

#craslaccountingservices #accountancy #craslaccountingservices #accountants #accountinglife #suffolkaccountants

⭐⭐ Sage have shared this handy Small Business Survival Toolkit download of FREE templates and forecasts designed to help you and your business.

Click below to find out more 👇👇⭐⭐

https://www.sage.com/en-gb/blog/how-to-calculate-my-tax/

#tax #advice #accountingservices #accountants #accountinglife #money #suffolkaccountants

⭐⭐Self Employed? Are you confused about what you are entitled to during Covid-19? Then this handy webinar is for you!

🔸️It explains ALL of the Covid-19 support on offer to anyone as a self-employed person

Check out this link to book on:

https://register.gotowebinar.com/rt/9110491084194159374?source=August-HMRC-DCS-DWP-5

And remember we are always here should you need any help or assistance ⭐⭐

#webinar #selfemployed #advice #accountingservices #craslaccountingservices #accountants #accountantssuffolk #suffolk #accounts #covid19 #support

⭐⭐Job Retention Bonus of £1000⭐⭐

To qualify for this…. Did you….

✅Furlough your staff AND make a claim for them?

If the answer is yes, then all you have to do is….

✅Get those furloughed, back to work and keep them in their job continuously until at least 31st January 2021

✅Make sure they are paid an average of at least £520 per month

✅It also applies to DIRECTORS too

And VERY IMPORTANTLY ….

✅HAVE UP TO DATE RTI RECORDS

To find out more…. see the official government website below ⭐⭐

#jobretentionscheme #government #advice #accountingservices #accountants #accountinglife #money #suffolkaccountants

⭐⭐ We love hearing from our clients and recieving their testimonials.

Our door is always open to new and existing customers, we build solutions tailored to the individual needs of each of our clients, consistently and confidently driving towards the success of their clients and customers.

Our services include…
✅ Bookkeeping
✅ Year-end Accounts
✅VAT returns
✅Training

So whatever accounting needs your business has, we are here to help you flourish.⭐⭐

#suffolk #accountants #accountinglife #money #suffolkaccountants #accountantssuffolk #craslaccountingservices #accountancy #accounts #testimonials

⭐⭐The 2nd Self-Employment Income Support Scheme grant is OPENING for business on MONDAY, the 17th August (Today!)

Will this apply to you?

✅Did you meet ALL of the eligibility criteria for the FIRST round of grant?

Check here 👇👇👇 https://www.gov.uk/guidance/claim-a-grant-through-the-coronavirus-covid-19-self-employment-income-support-scheme#check

✅Has your business been ADVERSELY AFFECTED by Covid-19 since 14th July?

If you answered yes to both of those, then the 2nd grant applies to you and you should recieve postal confirmation of this.

Do we know what qualifies as 'Adversely Affected'?

Your business needs to have experienced:

A LOWER ⬇️⬇️⬇️ INCOME

and/or

HIGHER 🆙🆙🆙 COSTS

(And here is the important bit)

⚠️BECAUSE OF CORONA VIRUS⚠️

There is no minimum threshold that this difference must hit BUT you ARE expected to keep your accounts & paperwork straight so you can prove it if required too.

This time it is worth 70% of 3 month's of average trading profits, capped to a maximum of £6570

REMEMBER 🤞You don't need to have claimed in the first round to claim the second round.

Look out for your letter with CLAIM DATE on it and make sure you claim BETWEEN:

✅Your CLAIM DATE and the 19th OCTOBER 2020

#selfemployed #advice #accountingservices #craslaccountingservices #accountancy #advice #government #grant #accountants #accountinglife #suffolk

⭐⭐ How is the cut to 5% VAT in the hospitality sector going for you?

The INTENTION behind the government announcement was to….

🌞 Get customers back to restaurants, hotels, camp sites and attractions

🌞 Give discounts to customers to get them spending again

Did you know? Such businesses are NOT obliged to pass on the reduction in VAT to you?

Why? Well they may choose to use the VAT reduction to get much needed pennies back of their own.

For example, the price of a coffee is £2.00 before the VAT cut, and they pay £0.33p in VAT for every one they sell.

Now? The price is still £2.00 and they will pay £0.10p in VAT for every one they sell.

Benefit to them? £0.23p clawed back for their piggy bank and business ticking over.

The VAT reduction does not mean an AUTOMATIC reduction in your end bill but the custom you are bringing, may just be get a business back on their feet again.

To read more, check out this article on Money Saving Expert:

https://www.moneysavingexpert.com/news/2020/07/vat-cut-to-5–for-hotels-and-attractions—will-you-get-a-discou/ ⭐⭐

#vat #advice #news #accountingservices #hospitality #accountants #accountinglife #suffolk accounting #accountant

⭐⭐The 31st July was the LAST DAY you could submit claims for ANY furlough leave period, on or before the 30th June.

Claims under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) are still done in the usual way, you just select the relevant date period when you start your claim.

🤞🤞However remember🤞🤞

💥 This is ONLY for furlough claims up to, and including the 30th June 💥

You CAN continue to claim for employees on furlough from 1st July onwards, under the CJRS, but only if the employee you want to furlough has been furloughed under the scheme up to 30th June.

For more guidance on this, check out the link below….

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/claim-for-wage-costs-through-the-coronavirus-job-retention-scheme

#cjrs #news #advice #furlough #payroll #accountingservices #accountants #accountinglife #accountantssuffolk #craslaccountingservices

⭐⭐Get a 50% discount on your meals or non-alcoholic drinks.

The 'Eat Out to Help Out' scheme Started Monday 3rd of August and will run until the 31st August every Mon, Tues and Weds.

The Government initiative is designed to…

🤓 Get us back into restaurants
🤓 Eat out
🤓 Spend money
🤓 Support our hospitality trade.

Interested? Then find out the participating restaurants near you at this link:

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/get-a-discount-with-the-eat-out-to-help-out-scheme

Enjoy! ⭐⭐

#eatouthelpout #news #government #spending #spend #eatout #advice #accountingservices #accountants

⭐⭐Take a look at the three biggest problems encountered so far with the new rules on the temporary 5% VAT rate for hospitality, tourist attractions and accommodation from AccountingWeb ⭐⭐

#accountants #accountingnews #accounts #accountingservices #accountantssuffolk #craslaccountingservices

https://www.accountingweb.co.uk/tax/business-tax/vat-5-rate-the-biggest-problems-clarified

⭐⭐Whether you are new to using accounting software or want to make sure you are using it correctly, we can help you set up and get savvy.

We are experts in Sage, Xero and Quickbooks.

Our training is centred around you and what you want to get out of it. We can take you from set up, to organisation and to using your accounting software with confidence.

For more details on our accounting software training in Suffolk, please contact: Laura Stubbs laura.stubbs@crasl.co.uk or Gareth Baskett Gareth.baskett@crasl.co.uk ⭐⭐

#accounts #accountingservices #accountants #accountinglife #accountingsoftware #accountstraining #suffolk #craslaccountingservices #accountancy #accountantssuffolk