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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 ★★★★★ a week ago
    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 ★★★★★ 2 weeks ago
  • Avatar Cameron Cook ★★★★★ a month 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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2024 Updates to National Minimum and Living Wages: Essential Guide for Employers

By Graham | December 10, 2023

2024 NMW and NLW Adjustments: What UK Employers Need to Know As expert accountants, we at Mercian Accountants are dedicated to keeping UK employers well-informed about the upcoming changes to the National Minimum Wage (NMW) and National Living Wage (NLW) coming into effect in April 2024. It’s crucial for businesses to stay ahead of these…

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Goodbye to Tax Clearance: A Shift in Responsibility for MVLs

By Graham | December 9, 2023

HMRC Cease Providing Tax Clearance for Members’ Voluntary Liquidations Effective immediately, HMRC will no longer provide pre- and post-tax clearances for members’ voluntary liquidations (MVLs). This change, announced in HMRC’s Insolvency Guidance on December 6, 2023, shifts the responsibility for determining tax compliance to insolvency practitioners (IPs), who must rely on their professional judgment to…

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HMRC’s Scrooge-like Plan to Save Money: No More Letters About Your Refunds

By Graham | December 9, 2023

HMRC has axed the practice of sending out letters informing taxpayers of their self-assessment repayments, citing the practice as causing unnecessary confusion and increased customer queries. This change, effective from December 7, 2023, applies to all Bacs self-assessment repayments, affecting both tax advisers and individual taxpayers. Instead of traditional letters, HMRC will now resort to…

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HMRC’s New Campaign: A Closer Look at Crypto Tax Compliance

By Graham | December 9, 2023

Introduction The phenomenal growth of cryptocurrencies has brought with it a plethora of challenges, particularly in the realm of taxation. Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC), has recognised the need to address this issue proactively, implementing a series of initiatives to enhance tax compliance in the crypto realm. HMRC’s New Initiatives: A Path to Tax…

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EMIs Unlocked: Maximising Growth with Enterprise Management Incentives

By Graham | December 9, 2023

Introduction In the dynamic world of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), attracting and retaining top talent is crucial for growth and success. The Enterprise Management Incentive (EMI) scheme, a government-backed initiative, offers a tax-efficient way to motivate your key employees through share options. With over 15,000 UK companies already benefiting from EMIs, it’s time to…

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Guess Who’s Not Answering? The HMRC Helpline Adventures

By Graham | December 7, 2023

HMRC’s seven-week service reduction During the busiest period of the tax year, HMRC plans to significantly reduce access to its self-assessment helpline, focusing only on complex queries from Monday, 11th December 2023. HMRC has unexpectedly confirmed that from 11th December until 31st January, most callers to the self-assessment helpline will be redirected to online services,…

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Company Tax Return Essentials: CT600 and Corporation Tax

By Graham | December 3, 2023

Introduction Welcome to our introduction to Company Tax Returns, CT600, and Corporation Tax. This article is designed to be a valuable resource for business owners, financial professionals, and anyone involved in managing a company’s financial obligations. Understanding the complexities of tax compliance can be challenging, but it is crucial for the successful operation of your…

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From Registration to Recovery: The Complete UTR Number Guide

By Graham | December 3, 2023

Understanding Your Unique Taxpayer Reference (UTR) Number Welcome to an essential read from Mercian Accountants, where we demystify one of the critical elements of UK taxation – the Unique Taxpayer Reference (UTR) number. Designed to provide clarity and insight, this guide is invaluable for anyone navigating the UK tax system, whether you’re a self-employed individual,…

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A Comprehensive Guide to P60s: Understanding Your End-of-Year Certificate

By Graham | December 3, 2023

Understanding P60s At Mercian Accountants, we understand that navigating the complexities of financial documents can be daunting. That’s why we’re here to help. As part of our commitment to providing clear, accessible accounting guidance, we’re pleased to present our comprehensive guide to understanding P60s. This article will delve into the essentials of the P60, an…

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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