Start: Essentials

What is Essentials?

If you just want us to handle the accountancy basics, our Essentials package might be for you. With a focus on compliance, returns submission and core tax planning advice, Essentials is about giving you the accounting support you need to keep your finances in check.

With us handling your vital processes, you’ll have more time to focus on building your business from the ground up.

Our Core Service

No matter whether you run a sole trader business, a partnership or a limited company, we can handle your filing responsibilities for you.

Trusting us with your year-end accounts won’t just save you time and ensure your returns are done and dusted well ahead of time: it can give you some very welcome peace of mind.

VAT Returns

For VAT-registered businesses, we can take the stress out of your quarterly returns by handling your submissions for you.

And that’s not all: if we think you’d benefit from using a different VAT scheme, we’ll talk you through your options to make sure everything runs as smoothly as possible.

Essential Tax Planning

No matter where you are in your business journey, we believe access to good tax planning advice is an absolute must. Our essential tax planning services balance your compliance requirements with a healthy dose of tax efficiency.

We’ll be by your side to answer those all-important questions: which business structure should you choose? How can you maximise your expenses? What’s the most tax-efficient way to extract money from your business?

Our practical, no-nonsense tax advice can help you feel more in control of your business.

Self Assessment Tax Returns

Self-assessment season can be stressful, so why not share the burden with us? We’ll handle your annual tax returns for you, ensuring you meet all your tax obligations in good time and freeing up your time and sanity so you can focus on growing your business.

Payroll and Auto Enrolment

Managing payroll and paying your staff correctly is a critical part of your job as an employer, but it can be difficult to get right. We’ll take the headache out of the process, ensuring you’re fully compliant with your payroll and pension auto-enrolment obligations at all times.

Confirmation Statement and PSC Register

If you run a limited company, we can take care of all legal requirements, from submitting your annual confirmation statement to updating your PSC register when your company structure changes.

We’ll make sure that HMRC and Companies House have all the correct details about your business on file.

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Our other accounting packages 

Want to go beyond the basics? Essentials is a great jumping-off point for individual and smaller firms, but a more comprehensive accounting package might suit your business better.

Develop: Ignite

Spark innovation, streamline your systems and feel more in control of your finances with Ignite.

Find out how >

Grow: Evolve

Have big ambitions for your business? Our Evolve package is here to help you meet your greatest potential.

Find out how >

Switching to Lumin is simple

“They have helped me completely transform the way I run the finances”

“If you need accountancy services, look no further. I could not recommend Lumin any more highly. They have helped me completely transform the way I run the finances in my business and have helped me build my confidence in knowing the numbers.”

-Harri Halvon-Hardy

“They are a genuine business facilitator”

“Ashley and his team have transformed the way I view the relationship with our accountants . They are a genuine business facilitator. They take the time to understand the business and the people behind it and their service levels are the best I’ve experienced by a country mile. I can’t praise them enough.”

-Simon Woodman

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