Don’t understand your tax return? Accounts due for filing? Corporation tax headaches? Payroll processing costs eating up your monthly budget? Paperwork preventing you from doing what you do best – playing music and running your business? Whatever the confusion, our aim is to provide a low cost effective business solution to your problems.
We specialise in offering tax advice and tax return services to meet the accounting and tax needs of musicians, music teachers, orchestral players, soloists, performers, singers, composers and conductors, as well as dancers, actors, writers and other creatives. We can advise on the best structure for your chamber music ensemble, string quartet, wind or brass group and complete partnership tax returns as required.
With the pressures of running your own business, making time for your accounts sometimes appears impossible. We are happy to arrange virtual meetings at your convenience, in or out of office hours, and aim to respond to enquiries within 48 hours.
We provide a comprehensive range of services from personal tax returns for self employed businesses or rental property income, VAT returns, payroll returns, company formation, monthly or quarterly management accounts, annual accounts, corporation tax returns, and dealing with company secretarial paperwork.
If you think you may need to register as self-employed to submit tax returns and are not sure where to start, please see our guide and links for newly self-employed musicians.
Amati UK will produce your accounts and tax return on a fixed fee basis. We are happy to advise on record keeping, app and cloud solutions to save you time, and discuss the full range of expenses that you may be entitled to claim. We will submit your tax return to HMRC and deal with all routine queries and correspondence arising with them. We also regularly deal with accounts and tax returns for rental properties, investment income and capital gains.
Companies and Limited Liability Partnerships
Amati UK will produce your year end statutory company accounts on a fixed fee basis and file them with Companies House. We are also happy to produce interim management accounts and assist with in-house accountancy functions, dealing with the more complicated day to day issues that can trouble your bookkeeper. Amati UK will also prepare your statutory corporation tax return and computation and file it, together with your company accounts, with HMRC, and deal with related correspondence.
We also complete payrolls, VAT and MOSS returns, Company Secretarial filings and the full range of services to keep your business compliant.
Amati UK was formed in 2005 by violinist Jane MacArthur PhD FCA DipABRSM to provide accountancy and tax services to individuals, small and medium sized businesses. Amati UK clients include several limited companies, musical charities and many self employed individuals. Amati UK understands and specialises in accounts and personal tax services for musicians, composers, actors, dancers, photographers, writers and creative businesses. Amati UK is also the accountant for the National Youth String Orchestra.
Jane MacArthur qualified as a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, after completing her training with a top 40 practice in Norfolk. She is very experienced in dealing with the full range of small business and individual accounting and tax needs. She graduated from the University of Nottingham with a BSc degree in Mathematics and later graduated from University College London with an MSc in Planetary Science, and the University of Leicester with a PhD in Physics and Astronomy. Jane combines the day to day work of Amati UK with a diary of freelance playing. She passed the diploma of the ABRSM in violin performance, and has played with Opéra de Baugé, the Orchestra of India in Mumbai and toured China with the Amadeus Orchestra.
If you would like to request a quote for a tax return and accounts, or further information, please fill out this enquiry form.
Phone: 020 7870 9890
Address: Amati UK Ltd, 13 Cross Rise, Glossop, SK13 8TE