18th May 2018
The multi award winning franchisor TaxAssist Accountants has appointed TaxCalc as its new software partner.
TaxCalc will provide TaxAssist’s 200+ franchised accountancy firms with a wide portfolio of products, including final accounts production, tax, practice management and company secretarial packages, running on its CloudConnect platform. Following an extensive pilot, a phased six-month migration of network members is now underway.
TaxCalc is a family-run business and the largest independently-owned software provider in its sector, with a 20% share of the tax and accounting market. The company has over 8,000 accountancy practices, plus more than 40,000 individual taxpayers, limited companies and partnerships as customers. Recently TaxCalc won three major Software Excellence awards for Best Tax Production, Best Accounts Production and Best Practice Suite.
"We’re absolutely delighted to partner with TaxAssist Accountants on one of the most exciting projects in our thirteen year history. Over the past months, we’ve worked closely with TaxAssist’s Head Office and a number of practices to trial our software. The experience has been incredibly productive and given us a chance to really understand one another. Commercially there’s a real product fit, but I’m also happy to say that on another level, we just seem to click, sharing similar values, an entrepreneurial spirit and an unswerving customer focus. I’d like to thank both sides for the commitment that’s resulted in this announcement. Now the hard work really starts!"
With 208 full-service accountancy franchises, TaxAssist Accountants is the UK’s champion for small businesses.
"We are delighted with the new partnership with TaxCalc for compliance software for our network. With the increasing challenges facing the accounting industry, we needed to ensure that the key software our franchisees use provides the efficiencies of modern software by streamlining processes and reducing duplication. It was also key for us that all software should be easy to use and the provider should be quick to adapt to changes in the industry. I’m pleased to say that TaxCalc passed this challenge with ease. The team at TaxCalc have been an absolute pleasure to work with, and their whole approach has been refreshingly collaborative. We look forward to a very productive partnership going forward."
13th December 2018
David Paulson has been announced as a new British Franchise Association board member at its Annual General Meeting.
11th December 2018
Six new franchisees joined TaxAssist Accountants in November 2018.
29th November 2018
An independent franchise satisfaction survey reveals outstanding results yet again for this leading tax and accountancy franchise.
19th November 2018
TaxAssist Accountants once again provided its franchisees with personalised versions of the Budget 2018
15th November 2018
Group Commercial Director Daren Moore FCCA presented a new ‘Our Services’ document, setting out the huge range of services clients can access through the TaxAssist Network.
16th October 2018
Sam Skyring is celebrating one year on in her role as Franchise Development Manager for TaxAssist Accountants.
4th October 2018
The TaxAssist Group has expanded its Support Centre, moving into a second suite at Bankside 300 on Broadland Business Park.
21st September 2018
TaxAssist Accountants’ continual growth has seen them remain at 22nd in the AccountancyAge Top 50.
20th September 2018
Lincoln-based Terry Peachman’s team have been named one of ten runners-up awarded for their forward-thinking proactive service.
14th September 2018
A mix of new franchisees, partnerships and resales recently completed their 6-week initial training course.
7th September 2018
Kashif Anwar has recently celebrated the opening of his first TaxAssist Accountants shop in London.
3rd September 2018
Central London TaxAssist Accountants franchisee, Vince Dalaimo, has purchased the Southwark (London Bridge) practice.
24th August 2018
Richard Brookes has recently celebrated ten years as a TaxAssist Accountants franchisee, moving to a larger shop and the opening of a second shop.
20th August 2018
Second shop for franchisee Baksho Hayer, which she runs in conjunction with her Walsall shop.
13th July 2018
TaxAssist Accountants in Australia celebrated its inaugural Annual Conference in June 2018.
29th June 2018
Will Swift celebrated the opening of a new walk-in TaxAssist shop in Pudsey.
21st June 2018
Eliott Betts and Lili Huang celebrated the first anniversary of their TaxAssist Accountants office in Bury St Edmunds.
18th June 2018
Jo Nockels, has been chosen as one of the UK’s rising talents in the Accountancy Age 35 Under 35 ranking 2018.
14th June 2018
Steven Mearns has moved to new premises in Aberdeen as he plans for future growth.
11th June 2018
In December 2016, Paul Greenan joined TaxAssist Accountants after buying a franchise resale in Newbury, Berkshire from retiring franchisee Richard Adams.
6th June 2018
Sixteen years after joining TaxAssist Accountants, David Dixon and his team have put down roots for long term growth.
24th May 2018
TaxAssist Accountants has announced a strategic partnership with Receipt Bank, the award-winning bookkeeping automation platform.
21st May 2018
Sajjad Ahmed has relocated his TaxAssist shop in Hanwell.
15th May 2018
Franchisees, partners and staff helped make this year’s TaxAssist Accountants’ Conference its most successful yet.
11th May 2018
Business is booming for Edinburgh-based TaxAssist Accountants headed up by Renee Mackay.
8th May 2018
TaxAssist Accountants Raja Suriyar and Hicham Al Maghouch commenced trading in March 2018.
4th May 2018
TaxAssist Accountants has invested in a TV advertising campaign to raise brand awareness as part of the national marketing package offered to its 200-stong franchise network.
"As I grew tired of corporate life, I started looking at options to start my own business. Owning a TaxAssist Accountants franchise appealed to me, as I valued the on-going support and readymade systems which would fast track my business. I didn’t want to be 'just an accountant'. It was great to realise that I was expected to run the business, employing accountants to do the operational side."Ali Redwood - Franchisee in Clifton & Portishead
"I chose a franchise because I lacked practice experience and had no knowledge of sales or marketing myself or a business. I wanted the support that I would get from a network of accountants, a working model and best practice guidance. TaxAssist Accountants was by far the best franchise that I looked into. "Cheryl Hopkins - Franchisee in Tamworth & Nuneaton
"It had always been my dream to start my own business. I had tried many things to start a business and very soon realised that I couldn’t do it alone. I needed a team to help me along, with a well-proven and successful idea, a marketing plan and so on - the list was exhaustive and time was short. Then I came across TaxAssist Accountants – a solution for all of my concerns."Nadeem Iqbal - Franchisee in Palmers Green & Walthamstow
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