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TaxAssist Accountants Franchise

TaxAssist franchisees need NOT be qualified accountants; they manage professionals who offer accountancy services to small businesses and self-employed.

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At a Glance

Established: 1995

UK Presence: Over 245 franchise areas in the UK; 135 territories still available

Start Up Cost: £100,000

Min personal contribution: £40,000

International Presence We operate in the Republic of Ireland and Australia, and now launching in the USA and Canada

Development type: Single-unit franchises; multi-unit franchises

BFA Status: Full

Franchise Info

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Take control of your future by running your own TaxAssist Accountants practice

Help your local economy thrive and take a central role in shaping your small business community. Offering much more than just accountancy services, you’ll become an invaluable trusted advisor to small business owners – and have a real impact on their lives and livelihoods.

Starting your own business with TaxAssist Accountants means you will have a proven business model to follow. Everything is mapped out for you, including all you need to set up your new business, a comprehensive seven-week initial course, and ongoing training and support for both you and your team of accountants and advisors.

Our ownership structure is unique within franchising. The business is part-owned by franchisees (c.40%) and new franchisees have the opportunity to not only join a successful franchise network, but also to buy a stake in the business via shares if they choose.  Through a formal shareholder voting system, this ownership structure allows franchisees to have their say on major strategic decisions affecting the Group.

There is currently over 245 TaxAssist Accountancy practices in the UK, with another 135 territories available.

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Adapting to change in 2020/21

In the most turbulent times the UK economy has seen for decades, TaxAssist franchisees have increased their stature in their local business communities thanks to unsurpassed levels of support and communication.

When coronavirus brought small business grinding to a halt, our Support Centre team worked tirelessly to ensure franchisees continually had correct and up-to-date information to meet their clients’ requests for help.

Supporting you on your TaxAssist Accountants journey

Your business will have the marketing power of a global brand. Our proven lead generation service delivers the right prospects to grow your fee bank, while your own responsive website and Google Ads campaigns increase your visibility locally.

Our Training Academy keeps you and your staff ahead of the curve. Bespoke training and technical support is delivered when you and your team need it to help ensure your business remains the local market leader, operating to the highest professional standards.

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Next steps

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Case Studies

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“Being part of a franchise network is the best of both worlds"

Hannah Campbell joined TaxAssist Accountants in 2014 when she was 24. Here she shares her inspiring journey working her way up from Assistant Practice Manager to Franchisee, operating in Dalkeith, Leith, Fairmilehead and Musselburgh in Scotland, all before the age of 30.

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"The guidance and help through the pandemic has been priceless."

For Kully Sahota, working for himself had always been his dream, and franchising offered the safety net he was looking for to reduce the risk of business failure.

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"I watched the company grow from strength to strength"

Russell Chapman had extensive accounting experience with several large high street banks and accountants before deciding the time was right to establish his own TaxAssist practice.

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Franchisee comes out of retirement after impressive discovery day

Paul Simpson was so impressed when he attended a Discovery Day that he decided to come out of retirement and set himself one further challenge before retiring fully. Paul had a successful career in financial services as a banker, IFA and Estate Planner spanning over 35 years, before selling his business in 2019.

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Franchisee Interview: "Taking on this franchise has just worked for me"

Cheryl Hopkins FCCA joined TaxAssist Accountants in July 2009, after the birth of her first child made her realise she needed to escape the corporate rat race and work for herself.  After ten years, she has built up her practice to over 350 clients from her shop in Nuneaton and office in Tamworth, has a team of four staff and has given birth to her second child. She shares her inspiring story here, about the new independent life taking on a franchise with TaxAssist Accountants has given her.

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Interview: The Benefits of a Trusted Brand When Starting Your Accounting Practice

James Mattam provides his insights and thoughts about TaxAssist Accountants, franchising and the accountancy industry. Learn about how you can take advantage of TaxAssist Accountants Brand-Power when starting your own franchise!

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New TaxAssist Accountants in Northampton

To meet client demand, Charlie Walker has just opened his third premises, alongside his existing TaxAssist Accountants shops in Bedford and Huntingdon.Charlie's new office has opened a new office at 14 Billing Road, Northampton, NN1 5AW.

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New TaxAssist Accountants in Exeter

Lindsay MacKenzie is the latest franchisee to open a new premises, operating from 1 Pinhoe Road in Exeter.

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TaxAssist Accountants ends 2021 with launch of two new practices

Two new franchisees have just completed the final TaxAssist Accountants initial training course of 2021, rounding off a successful year of expansion for the small business tax, accounting and advisory franchise.

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TaxAssist Accountants wins a Best Franchise Award 2021

TaxAssist has been named ‘Best Franchise Business to Business’, cementing its position as one of the leading franchise opportunities in the UK.

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TaxAssist Accountants retains a Top 25 spot in 2021 Accountancy Age industry rankings

With a 3.75% increase in fee income, up from £45.3m to £47m, TaxAssist Accountants is the 22nd largest accounting provider in the UK, according to the highly regarded Accountancy Age industry league table.

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New TaxAssist Accountants in Oxford West

The TaxAssist Accountants Network continues its good rate of growth in 2021.

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In this video, hear from Steven Frost, CEO of Smith & Henderson, as he explains why TaxAssist were awarded a Five Star Franchisee Satisfaction award. Find out why franchisees rate TaxAssist so highly within the following 5 key areas: Training and Support, Franchise System, Relationships with Franchisor, Leadership, and General Satisfaction.

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