Accounting tailored to Startups.

When starting out in business you will come across a minefield of information. What structure do I use for my startup? How do I source finance? How do I market my business? And that is just at the beginning. The first thing that our team of accountants will do is to ensure that you choose the most tax-efficient business structure for your startup. and then we build from there.

Our aim is to always work with you to offer the advice and guidance that you need to make your business a success. After all, it is an ever changing landscape. 

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How can we help your business?

Business is an ever changing landscape… take 2020 as your prime example here. This is why having a personal accountant on board can make a real difference. The whole point of the Shoebox service is to help you and your business grow. After all, if you grow, we grow.  

Start-up experts

Starting a business is tough… very tough. There is a minefield of information out there and sifting through it all can make things even more confusing. Our accountants are highly experienced with startup businesses and they will work with you to help make your startup a success.

Understand your customers

Knowing your customers is vital to providing them the service that they need. After all, good service means different things to different people. Our accountants will help you create insights into your customers, helping you provide them with the service that they need… then we will help you win new ones :).

Process implementation

Processes are often overlooked by startup businesses. However, having structured processes can save you a huge amount of time and money. Our accountants will help you review your processes and offer their advice and guidance to help you improve your overall business management.

Help with business planning

It is estimated that over 30% of new businesses fail within the first 12 months of trading. This could be attributed to various factors, however, the most common one being a lack of a clear direction. We will work with you to ensure that you know exactly where your business is going to give it the highest probability of success. 

Online prices, high street service

It is safe to say that we live in exciting times. Often referred to as ‘The internet of things’ we have been able to link our front and backend software’s which means that our processes are slicker than ever. Less time means less money and we have passed these savings on to you.   

Sole Trader

Dedicated personal accountant

FreeAgent portal with automatic bank feeds

Tax return completion

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Limited Company

Dedicated personal accountant

Year-end accounts and CT600

Personal tax return for one director

Cloud accountancy portal with automatic bank feeds

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Why choose Shoebox for your startup?

It is safe to say that at Shoebox we know a thing or two about startups… after all, we were once in your position. We started life from a basement in Leeds way back in 2017, and we just didn’t stop growing. To date, we have serviced over 2,800 businesses and individuals and we continue to grow from strength to strength. We put our growth down to our structured and service-driven approach and we want to pass this knowledge on to you.

Getting to know you...

We also sang when writing that :p. But in reality, getting to know you and your business is how we are able to deliver the service that will help your startup thrive. From day one you will be allocated with a personal accountant who will get to know you and your business. Knowing what you do allows us to deliver tailored advice that will make a real difference. 

Easily contactable

We want to make things as convenient as possible for our clients which is why we have so many different communication channels. Whether over the phone, email, WhatsApp, social media, or good ole fact to face. If you are happy, then we are happy.

At Shoebox, you come first.   

Fluid Pricing

It is a common trend in the accounting industry to have one fixed monthly fee regardless of your size. This is great for established businesses, but not so great when you are first starting out. Our Fluid Pricing means that we will provide you with a quote based on your current situation to ensure that you can afford the expert advise from day one. 

Gone are the days of the spreadsheet…

One of the best things about modern day accounting is cloud based accounting portals. This gives both you and us access to your accounting data in real time, meaning that we can deliver real time advice to help you succeed. 

Shoebox have teamed up with the Natwest owned FreeAgent to give you access to you 24/7 real time accounting information on your desktop, mobile, or laptop computer. 

Take the stress out of accounting

Bank feeds to easily import bank transactions

Secure and easy-to-use on any device

Real-time view of company profits and taxes owed

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