We provide a wide ranging service for the "Not for Profit" sector including compliance services and VAT related advice. The main focus is the Education and Charity sectors and the team is headed up by Nikki Smith.
In the education field we concentrate on a number of specific areas:
Independent Schools, to whom we apply a full range of audit, accounting and tax services. We are regularly consulted by these organisations for our VAT advisory services by some of the leading private schools in the country, helping them secure substantial savings on capital projects.
Academy Schools, again receive a full range of audit, accountancy and tax services. Our experience with private independent schools helped us serve a substantial number of the larger academy schools within the local area, which has enabled us to build an enviable level of experience in this field.
An important aspect of our role is advising academies on their compliance responsibilities and ensuring the correct procedures and systems are put in place.
The typical service we will provide includes:-
- Drafting compliant financial statements.
- Advising on trading limits and use of subsidiary companies.
- Health checks on systems.
- Teachers’ pension scheme audits.
- PAYE health checks and audits.
- Gift aid advisory.
Oxford Colleges, regularly seek our advice on VAT matters, as do other Universities across the country. We are the market leaders in terms of our VAT services to Further Education Colleges.
Outside of the education sector our charitable expertise extends to organisations working in the Environment, Healthcare and the Arts. We assist with their auditing and charitable accounts; deal with their PAYE and VAT obligations and assist with establishing trading subsidiaries in the appropriate circumstances.