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Motor Trade Accountants

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We have a specialist motor trade accountants team which is experienced in all accounting and tax aspects of running a business in the motor trade.

It’s even more important in this industry to nail your pricing and understand your profit margins, which are the key to your success and personal wealth.


Your business needs careful and regular monitoring as it grows to ensure equipment and staff are acquired at the correct time and that you have adequate working capital.

Where vehicle stock is held there can be complex VAT calculations and the need for a robust book-keeping system.

Our motor trade accountants will help you gain full financial control of your business and to guide its growth in a tax effective way to achieve success.

rear view of a blue VW driving down a country land looking for a Motor trade accountant

We can support you with:

  • The second-hand car margin scheme for VAT
  • Keeping track of your vehicle stock movements
  • Calculating if all productive hours are being properly recorded
  • The tax implications of importing vehicles to the UK
  • The correct treatment for consignment stock
  • Making the most of tax allowances on your equipment
  • Maintaining your gross profit margin and profitability during the year
  • Calculating the right time to take on more staff and processing your payroll
  • Advice on the best accounting treatment for your courtesy cars
  • Calculating your stock turnaround times

To avoid paying fines for any violations of guidelines, it is essential to use the services of a qualified and experienced accountant. With a reliable motor trade accountant on your side, you can focus on running your business and forget all your worries about compliance with tax regulations.

Get in touch with Maynard Johns today for an informal chat to discuss how we can help.

Visit us in our Bideford office or give us a call!

Telephone 01237 472071

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