Book Keeping




We provide assistance with preparing annual accounts and management accounts for limited companies, partnerships and sole traders for a wide range of businesses.

Our accountancy services are tailored to suit each client's individual business needs. We aim to provide advice to improve your business profitability based on your current and prior years' performance and our knowledge and experience.


We prepare self assessment tax returns for Partnerships, Individuals & Trusts.

This involves completing and filing your tax return online on your behalf, calculating your tax liability and advising when payments are due. We aim to be proactive and will advise of any tax saving ideas.

We also provide advice on tax planning to reduce future tax liabilities.

For limited companies we prepare and submit corporation tax returns to HMRC.

Book Keeping

It is important to keep accurate business records for VAT and tax purposes, and also enables your year end accounts to be produced efficiently.

We can provide a complete book keeping service to suit your needs and provide the information you require. This will allow you to concentrate on running your business.

This can be combined with preparing your quarterly VAT returns and any management accounts you may require.

We also offer an advice service on how to improve your current system or implementation of a new system.


Payroll is becoming increasingly complex with the requirements of RTI and constantly changing employment legislation.

We have a payroll department with dedicated staff providing a comprehensive and confidential payroll service. We operate Sage payroll which is fully compliant with all aspects of RTI and our service includes:

  • Administration of PAYE, NIC, SSP, SMP etc
  • Processing payroll, providing reports and payslips as required
  • Answering ad hoc payroll-related questions
  • Submitting all information to HMRC under RTI on a timely basis
  • Submitting auto-enrolment pension data to your workplace pension provider

We also process monthly CIS returns and submit them to HMRC, providing statements if required.


We can provide the support you need with Making Tax Digital for VAT

We provide an efficient and cost effective VAT service which includes:

  • Assistance with VAT registration/deregistration
  • Advice on appropriate VAT schemes
  • Technical issues
  • Preparing and submitting quarterly returns online
  • Ensuring HMRC deadlines are met
  • Using software for Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT

Contact Us

If you require any further information please contact us.

Contact Us at Mitchinsons Accountants

22 Market Place, Kendal, Cumbria. LA9 4TN

Opening Hours

Please note that from Monday the 5th June 2023 we will be trialling the following new office opening hours. The aim of this change is to hopefully benefit both our clients and our team.

Mon – 9am till 6pm

Tue, Wed and Thurs - 8.30am till 5pm

Fri – 8.30am till 1pm

We are available for appointments outside of these hours on request.

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