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Fees for bookkeeping

Hi guys!
I need an advice for fees. Planning to work as a bookkeeper from home, use sage and prepare everything up to trial balance. I have one client already and she is a sole trader, runs the shop and decided to charge her £0.45 per transaction + every quarter for VAT return £75. Are these prices reasonable or a bit too much? Because client said that it's becoming too much. Can someone advise for the other ways to charge? I am new to this so want to make my price list very reasonable. Many thanks for advises!


  • gitarabackgitaraback Registered Posts: 9
    Hi, I don't know yet. But I read somewhere to charge like this. That's why I am looking for any advise because I want to charge a reasonable price.
  • gitarabackgitaraback Registered Posts: 9
    So, should I just charge per hour and that's it?
  • gitarabackgitaraback Registered Posts: 9
    What should I charge for VAT return? Because I would do their books up tp trial balance because my client is sole trader. Should I charge then hourly and e.g. £75 for VAT return every quarter? Many thanks for your advise.
  • gitarabackgitaraback Registered Posts: 9
    Can you please tell me as well, what do you do when you do self assessment for client? Do you charge some extra? Or you include in some of your fees?
  • gitarabackgitaraback Registered Posts: 9
    Can you please let me know how much do you charge? Thank you again for the advise.
  • gitarabackgitaraback Registered Posts: 9
    Even for those clients to who you were doing bookkeeping?
  • gitarabackgitaraback Registered Posts: 9
    Thank you very much for your help. It was very helpful. Now I can make a proper price list!
  • NeillawNeillaw New Member RossendaleMAAT, AAT Licensed Accountant Posts: 271
    First point of call should be Burg's MIP's fee's survey.
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