Smarter accounting for creatives, advocates and charities – by combining easy-to-use cloud-based software with friendly face-to-face expert advice.

Coming from an arts background, the Alterledger team knows how easy it is to get sidetracked from the creative flow by the often complicated and time-consuming accounting process. Alterledger can support you with an accounts package that gives you control of your business without diverting you from what you do best.

Anywhere accounting

When and where you need

Talk to your accountant any time via phone, email, or online.

Professional service

Choose a Chartered Management Accountant who can give you business support.

Located in central Scotland

Based in Glasgow, but cloud computing means the service comes to you.

Management Accounts

Traditional accountants focus on past activity with annual accounts well after your financial year end. Management accountants help you run your business effectively, providing financial reporting during the year and in real time.

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Tax Returns

If you run your own business you will have to submit tax returns. Personal Tax and Corporation Tax returns are based on different regimes and can be difficult to complete without the relevant expertise.

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VAT

If your turnover is over the VAT threshold (currently £81,000) you will probably need to register for VAT. Below this threshold it could still be in your favour to register voluntarily. Registering for the Flat Rate Scheme can be particularly beneficial for start-ups and smaller businesses.

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Payroll

If you have employees, you are obliged to report to HMRC. With the advent of Automatic Enrolment for pensions, administration of workers has become more complicated in recent years.

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