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Horsfield & Smith Chartered Accountants

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Horsfield and Smith Chartered Accountants - Professional accountants for Bury and its surrounding areas.

Horsfield & Smith are well established, award-winning, innovative and forward thinking firm of accountants based locally in Bury. By offering a comprehensive, customer friendly service Horsfield & Smith have built an excellent reputation in and around Bury, delivering high quality results every time.

As a local firm of accountants and bookkeepers, Horsfield & Smith go the extra mile for small and medium businesses, providing everything from audits to payroll services. They understand that businesses not only need a detailed report on how they are doing but also value added solutions to move forwards.

  

 


 

Horsfield & Smith care about their clients, identifying opportunities and areas for improvement whilst supporting development. From tax planning to bookkeeping, all services at Horsfield & Smith have been tailored to help your business run smoothly, freeing up valuable time and resources.

Horsfield & Smith are wholly committed to the needs of clients and their highly qualified, professional and experienced team of staff are on hand to help. Clients can be assured of a rapid response, expert advice from friendly and specially trained staff, a clear fee structure and a free initial consultation. At Horsfield & Smith, clients are encouraged to talk to the team, with fixed fee quotes covering all meetings and telephone calls.

 

 


  

Services

Located conveniently in Bury, local accountants and bookkeepers Horsfield & Smith offer a range of services for both business and private clients. By offering practical advice including tax planning, financial planning and strategic business planning, Horsfield & Smith make your needs their first priority.

Horsfield & Smith's range of high quality accountancy services include:

  • Payroll services
  • Audit and accountancy
  • Business and profit planning
  • New business start-ups
  • Company secretarial services
  • Corporate finance
  • Corporate tax planning
  • Human resources
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • VAT
  • Sage accounting software

Horsfield & Smith are Bury's specialist accountants for niche sectors such as charities, doctors, insurance brokers and solicitors, completely tailoring services to your business. As members of AISMA, Horsfield & Smith have many years of experience in dealing with the financial needs of medical practices.

A range of personal accounting services are also available for your ultimate peace of mind, which include:

  • Estate Planning
  • Personal Tax Planning
  • Retirement Strategies
  • Self Assessment
  • Trusts and Executorships

  

 


  

Philosophy

The philosophy at Horsfield & Smith is to put clients first, treat each client as an individual and in turn, provide a unique service to perfectly match individual needs. Horsfield & Smith work closely in partnership with each client, enabling them to offer first class advice for improving personal or business finances.

As one of Bury's most innovative firm of accountants Horsfield & Smith offer client-focused services with reliable support. This approach encompasses the traditional services such as bookkeeping, auditing and payroll services that you would expect, whilst combining this with a comprehensive business advisory service.

  

 


 


Contact Details

Tower House
269 Walmersley Road
Bury
BL9 6NX

0161 210 5037

Please visit the website by clicking the links at the top of this page.

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In January 2015, said about Horsfield & Smith Chartered Accountants

Jane at Horsfield and Smith is always professional and friendly. No hesitation in recommending them.

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In January 2015, said about Horsfield & Smith Chartered Accountants

They have done my accounts for years and so far so good!! Never missed a deadline and they always remind me

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In January 2015, said about Horsfield & Smith Chartered Accountants

Jane at Horsfield and Smith is always friendly and professional, nothing is ever too much hard work for her.

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In January 2015, said about Horsfield & Smith Chartered Accountants

Really proactive firm and do miles more than "just your accounts" - have dealt with both Anthony and Jane

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Experts in their field, friendly and knowledgeable accountants, the best in Bury!

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In January 2015, said about Horsfield & Smith Chartered Accountants

An extremely professional company in my experience. Jane Howarden is a credit to H & S in both a business capacity and for all the charity work she gets involved with - Amazing! I would highly recommend! Helen Smith - Brand Idol

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In January 2015, said about Horsfield & Smith Chartered Accountants

Its good to find a good accountant gives me one less thing to worry about !

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Thanks to all the team at Horsfield & Smith great job ! - not easy when you are dealing with someone as clueless as me !!

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The competence and expertise of your employee Tracey is excellent. She provides us with a personal service. Recommended because of our experience of dealing with your customers and staff.

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A personal attention at all times and willingness to deal with government departments etc.

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A very personal service and with a good sense of humour (not always evident in that profession!). Well tailored for the smaller business and the unincorporated, unlike most of the much bigger firms. Have been a contented customer for 25 years. Why is Skipton not on your list of towns ???

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In January 2015, said about Horsfield & Smith Chartered Accountants

I know Lee Sugden from Horsfield and Smith Chartered Accountants via a networking group. Lee is a very pleasant man and always comes across as very professional. I would be happy to refer any of my contacts to Lee and Horsfield and Smith.

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In January 2015, said about Horsfield & Smith Chartered Accountants

I have no hesitation in recommending the services of Horsfield & Smith to any local business who needs assistance with their accounts/tax affairs as they will work with you in a professional manner to take the pressure associated with such affairs off you and also work with you to grow your business. Gary Jones Partner Woodcocks Haworth Nuttall Solicitors

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I have attended some of Horsefield & Smith's business events and seminars and find them very informative, professional and worth attending.

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In January 2015, said about Horsfield & Smith Chartered Accountants

Horsfield & Smith have looked after our accounts for several years now. In addition to our normal end of year accounts and monthly payroll which are completed accurately, on time and without fault, they have also helped with some more complex issues that faced us, potentially saving the Company. We would have no hesitation in recommending them

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In January 2015, said about Horsfield & Smith Chartered Accountants

I've known and networked with the firm for around 8 months. They are professional and dedicated to providing first class services to their clients. Involved in local charities and supporting the local community this is a great firm who I would be happy to recommend.

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The team at Horsfield and Smith are extremely friendly and approachable. I have met them several occasions and they are well known in the community :)

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In January 2015, said about Horsfield & Smith Chartered Accountants

It must be in excess of forty years that I have used H&S. They were by my side when I sold the company some 11 years ago and they did a superb job.

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Phone calls or enquiries always dealt with promptly and passed to the relevant person. Always on time for any on-site meetings and feel as though they provide us with sound advice and excellent overall service.

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I have had to chase preparation of my accounts occasionally but overall very happy.

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I recently attended a charity coffee morning hosted by Horsfield & Smith. The team were very organised, friendly and ensured everyone had fun! I have met Jane from this local accountants on a number of occasions and she is always very pleasant and professional. I would recommend Horsfield and Smith to anyone.

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Through networking I've come across Horsfield and Smith on a number of occasions and attended a number of their events they have run in assisting businesses in legal matters as well as their coffee morning. A great business.

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In January 2015, said about Horsfield & Smith Chartered Accountants

The team at Horsfield and Smith alway give great service and support. They look after my company and ive always been impressed by the support and advice I receive. clients. I always recomend them to my own clients who want first class service.

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In January 2015, said about Horsfield & Smith Chartered Accountants

Big thanks to Horsfield & Smith for sponsoring the Family Business Category of the Made in Bury Business Awards last year! A great business to work with! All accountants are not the same! These guys know how to be professional when needed and be fun and part of the community too, doing what they can for charities is a massive part of who they are! Excellent!

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 A fresh approach to Horsfield & Smith Chartered Accountants

A fresh approach to Horsfield & Smith Chartered Accountants

  • 11th February 2015
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Innovation is always at the forefront of Horsfield & Smith Chartered Accountants, Bury.

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Success for Horsfield & Smith Chartered Accountants

Success for Horsfield & Smith Chartered Accountants

  • 6th February 2015
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Horsfied & Smith Chartered Accountants were another one of our Bury businesses to win at thebestof’s Local and Loved Awards 2015

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Protect your client's data with the help of Horsfield & Smith

Protect your client's data with the help of Horsfield & Smith

  • 21st January 2015
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Horsfield & Smith Chartered Accountants, Bury, are hosting a free seminar which will teach businesses how to become cyber secure.

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Think Before you Click – Are you Cyberwise?

Think Before you Click – Are you Cyberwise?

  • 6th January 2015
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Horsfield & Smith Chartered Accountants are hosting a free seminar teaching businesses about how to avoid cyber-attacks....

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Cyber Security for SMEs

Cyber Security for SMEs

  • 12th December 2014
  • Author: Jane H
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Cyber Security is a growing issue which affects all businesses regardless of size.

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Cyber Victory for Horsfield & Smith

Cyber Victory for Horsfield & Smith

  • 26th November 2014
  • Author: Debi F
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Bury based accountants & business advisers, Horsfield & Smith, recently held a Cyber Security

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Top Ten Tips to Inheritance Tax Planning

Top Ten Tips to Inheritance Tax Planning

  • 11th November 2014
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Stephen Collier, Tax Director at Horsfield & Smith, gives his top ten tips to inheritance planning.

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We are in the final of the Made in Bury Business Awards 2014 !

We are in the final of the Made in Bury Business Awards 2014 !

  • 15th October 2014
  • Author: Jane H
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We are extremely gateful to have made it into the final of the legal and financial category....

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Horsfield & Smith have been nominated for the Talk of Manchester Business Awards 2014

Horsfield & Smith have been nominated for the Talk of Manchester Business Awards 2014

  • 17th September 2014
  • Author: Jane H
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We have been nominated for an Award at the forthcoming Talk of Manchester Business Awards 2014!

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Horsfield & Smith make your business needs their priority

Horsfield & Smith make your business needs their priority

  • 10th September 2014
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Chartered accountants Horsfield & Smith, based in Bury, provide a wide range of services for commercial clients and offer an approach that puts your business objectives first.

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Accountants praised for Great Service

Accountants praised for Great Service

  • 27th August 2014
  • Author: Jane H
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Bury based Chartered Accountants and Tax Advisers, Horsfield & Smith, have received excellent feedback from clients following a recent survey.

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Appetite for Saving Grows

Appetite for Saving Grows

  • 14th August 2014
  • Author: Jane H
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The number of people planning to save over the next 3 months increased from 16% in Spring 2013 to 18% in Spring 2014, according to National Savings & Investments (NS&I).

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Two Thirds Unaware of NISAs

Two Thirds Unaware of NISAs

  • 25th June 2014
  • Author: Jane H
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Nearly two thirds (63%) of UK adults are unaware of the tax free savings allowance one week before the launch of New ISAs (NISAs), according to research from MoneySuperMarket.

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Ramsbottom Battle of the Bands!

Ramsbottom Battle of the Bands!

  • 18th June 2014
  • Author: Jane H
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Horsfield & Smith have pledged to Ramsbottom Battle of the Bands, which is a Ramsbottom Young People's Project....

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Every Business Owner should have a personal exit plan, what's yours?

Every Business Owner should have a personal exit plan, what's yours?

  • 18th June 2014
  • Author: Jane H
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Whatever thoughts you have concerning the sale of your business, creating and putting into practice appropriate strategies is essential if you want to secure the maximum reward for taking the risk of being in business.

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Auto Enrolment overlooked by SMEs

Auto Enrolment overlooked by SMEs

  • 12th June 2014
  • Author: Jane H
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Four in 10 (44%) SMEs have not thought about finding a pension scheme compatible with auto enrolment, according to research by NOW: Pensions.

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Selling your business doesn’t have to be stressful with Horsfield and Smith!

Selling your business doesn’t have to be stressful with Horsfield and Smith!

  • 23rd April 2014
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Thinking of selling your business?...

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RTI extension for micro employers - latest news from Horsfield & Smith

RTI extension for micro employers - latest news from Horsfield & Smith

  • 6th January 2014
  • Author: Debi F
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Micro employers will be given until April 2016 to adapt to the real time information (RTI) system for reporting PAYE payments, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has announced.

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Key announcements for businesses from the Autumn Statement

Key announcements for businesses from the Autumn Statement

  • 6th December 2013
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Read through Horsfield & Smith’s round up of key announcements from the Autumn Statement that directly affect businesses.

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Are you missing out on pensions tax relief? Latest news from Horsfield & Smith, Bury

Are you missing out on pensions tax relief? Latest news from Horsfield & Smith, Bury

  • 27th November 2013
  • Author: Debi F
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In this month’s article Peter Nicol, Director at Horsfield & Smith Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors looks at higher rate taxpayers who are missing out on pensions tax relief.

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Horsfield & Smith's How-to - setting out the right payment terms

Horsfield & Smith's How-to - setting out the right payment terms

  • 18th October 2013
  • Author: Debi F
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It's an unfortunate fact of business life, but not every invoice gets paid on time....

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 Skill Sharing: A How-to With Horsfield & Smith

Skill Sharing: A How-to With Horsfield & Smith

  • 10th October 2013
  • Author: Debi F
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Headaches over your staff training?...

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Gift Aid and Working With Charities

Gift Aid and Working With Charities

  • 27th September 2013
  • Author: Kathryn B
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In this month’s article Jonathan Staples director at Horsfield & Smith Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors looks at giving to charity.

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Horsfield & Smith: Accountants that care for your business

Horsfield & Smith: Accountants that care for your business

  • 3rd September 2013
  • Author: Debi F
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Horsfield & Smith: The local accountants that care for your business with more than just the finance.

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Overcoming the problems of e-commerce

Overcoming the problems of e-commerce

  • 26th July 2013
  • Author: Debi F
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Recommended accountants Horsfield & Smith take a look at the problems facing e-commerce businesses - and the best way to overcome them.

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Don’t be caught out by an unexpected visitor – the VAT man.

Don’t be caught out by an unexpected visitor – the VAT man.

  • 5th July 2013
  • Author: Debi F
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Avoid being caught unawares by the VAT man by reading this useful blog from Horsfield & Smith, a firm of chartered accountants in Bury

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Relaxed RTI rules extended to April 2014 - latest news from Horsfield & Smith

Relaxed RTI rules extended to April 2014 - latest news from Horsfield & Smith

  • 21st June 2013
  • Author: Debi F
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The temporary relaxation of real-time information (RTI) reporting rules for small businesses will be extended until April 2014, HMRC has announced.

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Red tape freeze extended - latest news from Horsfield & Smith

Red tape freeze extended - latest news from Horsfield & Smith

  • 14th June 2013
  • Author: Debi F
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Local accountants Horsfield & Smith share the latest news on an extension of the red tape freeze from the government.

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What Are the Tax Implications on Your Home?

What Are the Tax Implications on Your Home?

  • 14th May 2013
  • Author: Kathryn B
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In this month’s blog post, Anthony Nuttall Director of Bury based Horsfield & Smith Chartered Accountants looks at the Tax aspects of your home covering area's from Mortgage Interest to Inheritance Tax.

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Accountancy made simple for small businesses

Accountancy made simple for small businesses

  • 17th April 2013
  • Author: Debi F
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Horsfield & Smith have a dedicated department for small businesses, which can help you to manage your accounts in a professional and cost-effective way.

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Is Your Business Ready for Real Time?

Is Your Business Ready for Real Time?

  • 18th March 2013
  • Author: Kathryn B
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Did you know that as of this month, most employers will be required to use software to make monthly "real time" submissions to HMRC....

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Auto Enrolment For Pensions From October 2012

Auto Enrolment For Pensions From October 2012

  • 24th October 2012
  • Author: Debi F
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This month Jonathan Staples Director of Horsfield & Smith, Chartered Accountants discusses the Auto enrolment for Pensions from October 2012

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This month Anthony Nuttall of Horsfield & Smith, Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors writes about cataloguing success

This month Anthony Nuttall of Horsfield & Smith, Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors writes about cataloguing success

  • 4th May 2012
  • Author: Debi F
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Horsfield & Smith provide us with some great advice about how to boost your companies sales using your firm brochure.

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    Tower House
    269 Walmersley Road
    Bury
    BL9 6NX
    T: 0161 210 5037
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    • Loved And Local (In Category) 2015
    • Customer Service Award 2010
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