Sutherland Black are a firm of plain talking Accountants serving small businesses clients all over Scotland. We use our accountancy and tax knowledge to help our clients to constantly improve their profitability and save tax. We have many clients in Midlothian who we collaborate with remotely or face to face as required. We can meet you at your premises or at our office in Livingston which is only a short drive from the Edinburgh bypass. We are conveniently situated by Junction 3 of the M8.
Why choose us as your Midlothian Accountants?
We believe that we have the perfect mix of great jargon free advice and fast, friendly service. We use cutting edge technology to streamline your business and collaborate with you online. We give you the real time financial information you need to increase the profitability of your business along with great tax advice to make sure you not overpaying.
We know that clients hate surprise accounting bills so after a free initial meeting we agree a fixed price agreement and clients pay by monthly Direct Debit. Clients can then call us safe in the knowledge that they are not incurring more fees by the minute.
Full Range of Accounting Services
At Sutherland Black we offer our Midlothian based clients with a wide range of services. These include the whole range of accountants and business services from accounts and tax to business advisory and other support services.
- Xero Cloud Accountants
- Limited Company Accountants
- Small Business Accountants
- Bookkeeping Services
Limited Company Accountants
If you run a Limited Company there are more legal responsibilities than running your business as a Sole Trader or Partnership. We help Limited Companies with Bookkeeping, VAT returns, Payroll, Accounts Preparation, Corporation Tax, Registered Offices and all their other statutory requirements. There are many advantages to setting up as a Limited Company including potential tax savings, separation of your personal finances from the business as well as more credibility and access to business loans.
We can advise on the most tax efficient way to set up and look out for tax saving ideas as you grow your business. We can provide you with business advisory services including great up to date management information so that you can get on with growing your business and increasing profits.
Xero Online Cloud Accounting
Xero is the premier Cloud Accounting platform with more than 2 million users worldwide. We are Xero Gold Partners which means we have the expertise to help you make more of your software. We have helped hundred of clients migrate to Xero and streamline their business processes.
As your data is all on the cloud, using Xero means you can work from anywhere and collaboration with your accountants is seamless. There are also many hundred other apps that integrate with Xero from records scanning to specialist invoicing systems meaning that you can customise the system to your own needs.
Small Business Accountants Midlothian
We act for many small businesses in Midlothian, we can help regardless of if you are a Sole Trader, Partnership, LLP or Ltd Company. If you are just starting your small business we can help you get off to a good start by advising on the correct structure, getting your systems set up and advising on profitability.
If you have been trading a while there may be decisions to be made on incorporating your business (changing to a Limited Company) or registering for VAT. We can help all types of small and medium businesses at all stages of their lifecycle.
We do bookkeeping on a daily, weekly, monthly or quarterly basis for many of your clients. We can keep your books up to date allowing you to focus on your business and be guaranteed of having up to date management information.
Businesses with a taxable turnover of over £85,000 in a 12 month rolling period must register for VAT. VAT is a complicated tax and we can help make sure that your VAT obligations are met. We can advise on VAT registrations and where applicable we can advise on the different VAT schemes such as the Flat Rate Scheme, the Margin Scheme for Auto Traders and the Reverse Charge Scheme for the construction industry.
Payroll and Auto Enrolment Services
We do payroll on a weekly basis for businesses from 1 employee to 100 employees. Payroll is a crucial part of any business as employees want to be paid the correct amount for their hard work. We can run you payroll as well as making sure that the Statutory Pension requirements are met. We provide your employees with electronic payslips and can deal with any extra payroll requirements such as the furlough scheme.
We also offer accounting services in other areas across Scotland. Please contact us for a free consultation: