Here at Octave Accountants we strive to keep up to date with the changes in legislation, funding and the latest HMRC guidelines. We therefore create regular blogs with any information we think maybe relevant to you and your business.

Do you want more accuracy, efficiency and automation in your bookkeeping?

There are several online bookkeeping software packages that are available to you and your business, and we are going to discuss the best options here.

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Reporting Residential Property Sales

The rules on selling residential property in the UK have changed and I want to make sure that you have all the information that you need to remain compliant.

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Self-assessment: there’s no such thing as a silly question

When it comes to tax, unless you are an Accountant or for some strange reason study the legislation in your free time, then keeping up to date with all the changes and ensuring you pay the right amount of tax can be tricky. Therefore here is a little guide to help get you through.

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Making Tax Digital: a future we all have to embrace

Making Tax Digital (MTD) is a government programme that aims to move businesses and individuals in the UK away from using paper records and towards digital record keeping. It will make it easier to get your tax right and for you to have a clearer picture of your financial position. It is more effective, more efficient and will make paying your tax bill more straightforward, meaning it’s less likely that mistakes will be made.

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Octave: A Review of the First Three Months

In September 2019, I finally decided to take the huge and nerve-wracking step of branching out on my own, something I had been considering for a while. I agreed a timescale for my departure from the company I had helped form some 17 years before, and which clients I would be taking with me, amongst other things. I then arranged for my new office premises, software, website, insurance and all the other things that are required. My start date was set to be March 2020. I was all prepared. Octave Accountants Limited was ready...

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Government changes to off-payroll working (AKA IR35) are delayed

The government has announced that it is delaying the reform of off-payroll working rules (also known as IR35) for one year from 6 April 2020 until 6 April 2021. These rules were going to apply to people outside the public sector, contracting their services to medium to large-sized companies.

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Octave Accountants: scaled services, in harmony with you

I am proud to announce the launch of my new company, Octave Accountants, through which I will be working from now on. Many of you will know me from Thomas Croft Accountants or from SPI, but I now know it is time to deliver the accountancy services you trust from a new, more eye-catching and more appropriate brand.

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Why choose Octave Accountants?

Personal Service and Transparent Pricing

At Octave you can expect friendly and professional customer service with simple and transparent pricing, meaning no hidden costs or nasty surprises. We are based in Southampton but work with businesses across the UK of all sizes to manage their accounts and tax.

Years of Experience

We have over 20 years experience in the industry and we will offer you the most expert advice and guidance on what is best for you and your business, allowing you to make the most informed decisions possible.

Not just an Accountant

We are more than just an Accountant, we can act as your very own Financial Director, your knowledgeable tax expert and trusted bookkeeper. At Octave we won’t use jargon or try and confuse you. We have a relaxed but professional approach and are always available if you have any questions or concerns.

Why not get in touch today

If you have any questions or would like to arrange a no obligation meeting then we'd love to hear from you