Services we offer

Thompsons Chartered Accountants is based in Harrogate, North Yorkshire serving our clients across the Yorkshire region. Our small, dedicated team of staff are highly qualified and experienced in key accountancy disciplines, ensuring our clients receive the best advice and guidance on a range of issues which affect individuals and businesses alike.

  • VAT, Bookkeeping & Payroll

    Specialists deal solely with the needs of businesses who wish to outsource services that may detract management from the most important role of growing their business.
  • Payroll

    Thompsons offers a fully managed Real Time Information (RTI) compliant payroll service. With confidentiality at the forefront of our service our clients are able to sit back relax and let us worry about complying with the minefield of deadlines HMRC have kindly set.   We provide weekly and... [ + ] Read more monthly payroll functions that include the provision of bespoke reports and sealed payslips for all employees.   We also have access to pension specialists who are fully ready to advise on whether or not our clients are obligated to enrol on to Auto-Enrolment (AE), and if so, are available to assist in setting this up. [ - ] Less
  • Business Advisory

    Our vast client base demonstrates that we have the experience and expertise at hand to deliver quality advice to a wide range of businesses at all different levels.   Thompsons dedicated individuals take time to listen to the needs of our clients and encourage open communication to help give... [ + ] Read more the best and most appropriate advice on how to take their business forward. [ - ] Less
  • Management and Annual Accounts

    Thompsons prepares annual accounts and management accounts for clients ranging in size from £5k to £10m turnover, across a variety of sectors. All of which are owner managed, thus, relying heavily on our personal touch.   Up-to-date financial information is key to the efficient running of... [ + ] Read more your business. Management accounts provide a vital source of financial data and can ease the burden of future decision making.   At Thompsons we are able to prepare management accounts to suit your needs, whether they be monthly, quarterly or even sporadically throughout. We firmly believe that measuring actual performance against financial targets is a great stepping stone to understanding the drives of your business and its industry.   As well as supporting informed decision-making, comprehensive, current management accounts can also be a valuable tool when trying to source business finance.   We will take the stress out of preparing your businesses annual accounts while at the same time adding value to your business by offering proactive and early advice on all matters, even those effecting future years.   Because we pride ourselves on knowing our clients and their businesses inside and out, we are ideally placed to prepare and interpret your accounts in the context of your business needs and the bigger economic picture. [ - ] Less
  • Business and Personal Tax

    By working closely with our clients and providing an extensive range of tax advice, Thompsons has the proficiency required by both corporate and private clients to help them navigate and comply with the ever evolving taxation landscape.   In making sure that we provide you with cost-effective... [ + ] Read more tax planning advice we can also explore a comprehensive range of tax issues, including:  
    • Capital gains tax planning to maximise the use of reliefs and beneficial rates
    • Advice on pension planning and planning for your retirement
    • Inheritance tax and estate planning, including trusts
    • Tax efficient remuneration

    We are able to act as your agent, allowing us to discuss your affairs directly with HMRC ensuring that any queries and correspondence are properly dealt with on your behalf.

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  • Sage 50 training and advice

    Sage 50 accounting software has been designed to allow small to medium size businesses to easily manage their accounts. The software has the ability to prepare VAT returns, bank reconciliation and allows businesses to see what is owed to them by its customers and what is owed to suppliers.   These... [ + ] Read more functions often get forgotten when using the software, but with Thompsons comprehensive Sage training your accounts team could see increased efficiency overnight, squeezing out all the functions Sage 50 has to offer. [ - ] Less