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Welcome to Mercian Accountants – Your Trusted Partners in Financial Growth

At Mercian Accountants, we pride ourselves on delivering tailored accounting solutions that cater to the unique needs of businesses of every scale. Our expertise extends from meticulous bookkeeping to strategic tax planning, all designed to propel your financial aspirations and business growth.

As a distinguished UK accounting firm, we are dedicated to serving clients across the UK and internationally, including individuals and businesses. Our comprehensive services include bookkeeping, tax planning, cutting-edge cloud accounting, payroll management, wills and probate services, and more, ensuring a one-stop solution for all your financial needs.

Our commitment goes beyond just providing services. We are your guides and supporters in the financial landscape, offering solutions and the peace of mind and assurance that comes with knowing your financial matters are in expert hands. Staying abreast of the latest technical and legislative changes, we ensure our approach continually adapts to meet the evolving needs of businesses and private individuals.

Join us at Mercian Accountants, where your financial success and aspirations are our top priority.

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See what our clients say about us in their own words. Here are a few of the most recent ones, and you can see many more on our Google Reviews page.

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  • Avatar Debi Walsh ★★★★★ in the last week
    Our experience with Leo is always positive. He goes above and beyond for his customers. Supportive, great advice and caring. He responds quickly to queries. Would highly recommend Leo Zade.
  • Avatar Sean Pavitt ★★★★★ a week ago
    The team at Mercian Accountants are truly wonderful. Jake our accounts manager is conscientious and knowledgeable. He manages our complex accounts ensuring we are clear on actions to be taken.
    Leo, who supports us with payroll and bookkeeping is highly knowledgeable and very supportive, always at the
    … More end of the phone if you need him ......which is quite often!!
    Cindy, who deals with a multitude of queries and questions is fantastic. She’s always there to explain things step-by-step and make sure we don’t drop the ball.
    Thank you wonderful team. We would be lost without you all.
  • Avatar Pavitt Family ★★★★★ a week ago
    We have been clients of Graham for 2 years now. Our accountancy situation is complicated because we work overseas. We have recently moved from being employed to self-employed and the related accountancy responsibilities are new to us. Graham Is one of the most experienced, knowledgeable and supportive … More person we've had the pleasure to meet in the realm of Accounts and Finance. He always comes with an open heart and a knowledgeable mind to ensure that any concerns or worries are laid to rest and clear actions can be taken to manage any complications. He inspires confidence from his core and echoes integrity. He is amazing, Honestly, we can’t thank him enough.
  • Avatar Mumtaz Bobat ★★★★★ a week ago
  • Avatar Cameron Cook ★★★★★ 4 weeks ago
    Outstanding experience with Mercian Accountants, especially with Jake. He has been so helpful, responsive and knowledgeable.
    I have had every question answered, everything has been handled with care and professionalism, I couldn’t recommend Mercian enough.
  • Avatar Nicola WallisMcCarthy ★★★★★ a month ago
    Outstanding service. Excellent communication, personal and individual care and attention.
    Efficient and prompt attention to details. Highly recommended company of professional individuals.

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Dividends and salaries for 2022/23

By Graham | April 8, 2022

Office Holders and Minimum Wage Under HMRC’s rules, ‘office holders’ (ie. people who hold a position at a company but don’t have a contract, or receive regular salary payments) aren’t subject to the National Minimum Wage Regulations unless there‘s a contract of employment in place. A low salary can be paid which means you do…

A simple guide to the Spring Statement 2022

By Graham | March 23, 2022

This is a basic guide, prepared for our clients. It’s an introduction only and should not be used as a definitive guide since individual circumstances may vary. Specific advice should be obtained, where necessary. The headline message from the Chancellor was future tax cuts to support families with the cost of living. Rates and allowances…

Snowdrops blooming in April 2022 spring.

Ready for 5th April 2022? Top tax tips

By Graham | March 8, 2022

Spring is coming, and the end of the 2021/22 tax year is under a month away, on Tuesday 5th April. Now is the time to consider tax planning opportunities and ensure you use all the annual tax allowances and exemptions available to you. We have broken this guide into helpful sections: Income tax Capital Gains…

Family investment companies are increasingly gaining popularity among individuals and not just limited to oligarchs. These companies provide a range of investment opportunities for families to grow wealth and secure financial futures. In January 2021

Family Investment Companies Presentation

By Graham | January 21, 2022

Our partner Graham Loosley presenting on Nock Deighton’s Webinar for Landlords & Property Investors. Related posts: Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) Round Five Inheritance Tax Bills at Record High Should I Register for Child Benefit as a High Earner? Should I set up as a sole trader or limited company?

Nock Deighton Landlords Webinar

By Graham | January 20, 2022

12:00 noon, Thursday, 20th January 2022. After a successful year of webinars in 2021, I am hosting my first webinar of 2022 this Thursday at 12.00 noon. Back by popular demand, I will be joined by Graham Loosley from Mercian Accountants. Subject: “Family Investment Companies are not just for Oligarchs”! I will also be joined by Paul…

VAT: New penalty systems delayed to 2023

By Graham | January 14, 2022

Financial Secretary to the Treasury Lucy Frazer has announced that the new VAT penalties, which were to apply from 1st April 2022, will now be introduced from 1st January 2023. The mandation of Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT for all VAT traders (those not subject to exemptions) was to be accompanied by two completely…

HMRC Extends Self-Assessment Filing Deadline

By Graham | January 6, 2022

HMRC has today recognised the additional work and pressures on the Accounting and Tax profession caused by the pandemic. Today, 6th January 2002, they announced an effective extension of the usual 31st January deadline by one month. HMRC gives Self Assessment taxpayers more time to ease COVID-19 pressures – GOV.UK ( If we have already…

How to Reclaim overpaid Capital Gains Tax on Residential Property

By Graham | August 6, 2021

If you’ve sold a UK residential property since April 2020 and paid an estimated CGT amount due to HMRC within 30 days of the sale, you may need to reclaim CGT paid on account Unfortunately, HMRC’s Self-Assessment system isn’t joined up with the UK Property Reporting Service for paying CGT due within 30 days of…

Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) Round Five

By Graham | August 2, 2021

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has opened the portal for the fifth round of the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS). They have directly contacted taxpayers that they believe are eligible, in recent weeks, and provided personal claim dates. You can make a claim from your personal date until the claims service closes on 30th September…

What We Offer

Bespoke, professional service

Mercian offers a personal and bespoke service, providing solutions that are tailored to each client.

A modern approach

At Mercian we embrace technological advances.
We use the latest tax and accountancy software and provide you with online access to your information at any time.

No-fuss fixed fees

High-quality advice doesn’t have to come with a high price tag attached. Value for money is at the heart of what we do, and with our fixed fees there are no nasty surprises.

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