John Palmer Accountants
Who we are?
Established in 2006, John Palmer Accountants is comprised of John Palmer and Ailish Astbury. Both have an extensive background in practice, each with around 30 years experience of dealing with a wide range of clients. Every client is an individual, and so we can tailor our services to suit their particular needs and requirements.
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Our Services

See below all the services that we offer. For further information on each topic please click on each title.

Business Start Ups

Core Services

  • General Accounting Services

    General Accounting Services

    Preparation of accounts and tax returns for individuals and businesses is the main part of this job. Find out more

  • Self Assessment

    Self Assessment

    Completion of returns correctly and on time is essential with regular changes in legislation and ever increasing penalties for errors or late filing of returns, taking professional advice is often the best step forward. Find out more

  • VAT


    We can offer advice and practical solutions in all matters relating to vat. Find out more

Other Services

  • Other Service Providers

    Other Service Providers

    We have first hand experience of reputable businesses in credit control and IT consultancy for clients who require these services.

  • Company Formation

    Company Formation

    For clients who wish to form a limited company We can oversee the formation and deal with the statutory documentation.

  • Payroll


    There are many payroll packages around, most are well designed, but processing payroll can still be time consuming. Should a client not wish to take this on, We can offer a payroll bureau service and advice on employment issues.

Latest News

Lords call for fundamental review of corporation tax system


THE TREASURY should undertake a fundamental review of the UK’s corporate tax regime to stop multinational companies from manipulating their affairs to drive down their global tax payments, according to the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee. READ FULL STORY…

Royal tax exemptions justified, say readers

TAX EXEMPTIONS for the Duchy of Cornwall and other similar breaks for the Royal family and its estates are justified, according to Accountancy Age readers. READ FULL STORY…



HMRC plans daily checks against “rogue” tax avoidance firms

DAILY CHECKS could soon be used by HM Revenue & Customs as a tool against firms offering aggressive tax avoidance schemes.

Officials hope the daily checks will nip abusive schemes in the bud, instead of challenging them when they reach an advanced stage, the Daily Mail reports.

Currently, anyone establishing an avoidance scheme must notify HMRC under the Disclosure of Tax Avoidance Schemes (DOTAS) facility within five days of starting to market it to clients.




Please don’t hesitate to contact us for more information.

10 Victoria Road,
ST16 2AF

John Palmer Limited registered in England & Wales company number 5875182
vat registration 889 8233 54

Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5.30pm
Saturday – morning by appointment

Phone: 01785 223133 Fax: 01785 812542

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