Thursday July 19 2018

The Importance Of Building Your New Business With Advice From An Accountant

Setting up a new business today is filled with risks but a quality accountant can help you out

Jimmy Holyoak

JIMMY HOLYOAK | Marketing Manager

The Importance Of Building Your New Business With  Advice From An Accountant

The starting up of any new business usually requires that directors, owners and managers are engrossed in their industry and how their business will function in a variety of potential crisis scenarios. Certainly one of the key factors in maintaining the functioning of a business is accounting.

To ensure your company doesn’t fall into tax arrears it is vital that you make sure all tax payments and returns are complete and delivered on time. It’s also true that you will need to produce a realistic budget, detailing previous history and forecasts for your business. Without a budget, you may fail to make crucial repayments back to suppliers and lenders if you do not have the proper cash flow to do so. Also, mistakes when submitting taxes can result in financial penalties, further affecting your startup company.

During the start up period for any business, a qualified accountant will provide invaluable advice and they will also guide you through the financial section of starting a business and outlining a realistic business plan to ensure your liabilities do not overtake your assets.

The correct advice is absolutely crucial during periods of growth for your company. Your business can benefit from the advice regarding business funding and any finance options that are available if you need to expand on stock as an example. Also, in addition, to the financial reports that indicate how your company growth should be handled, they may have valuable insights into various opportunities.

Many companies  will face cash flow issues – especially at the beginning of their life. A good  accountant can help to solve the problems and look into any methods to keep spending under control. When it comes to  insolvency, an accountant will work very closely with an insolvency practitioner to provide details on the financial issues the business has faced. Positively, they’ll work t to a solution that could save your business.

If your company is in financial difficulty, you should look into insolvency advice. Insolvency practitioners work to assess the best finance options for your company and the input of an insolvency expert can be instrumental in gaining the trust of your bank. At the same time, they’ll provide advice and guidance on personal guarantees in various circumstances.

Ultimately, you must seek advice for any signs of financial distress. Doing so may also help you to come to an arrangement with your creditors, putting in place realistic monthly repayments and providing you with breathing space before they look to take any legal action against the company, or you personally. If you are having problems with your new business, our business rescue experts will be able to help regarding the best route for your business to avoid closure. We’ll also look into any funding options that might be available to you.

"Ultimately, you must seek advice for any signs of financial distress"
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