Letter of Engagement for Bookkeeping

Good afternoon All

I have taken on a client where I will only be preparing the bookkkeeping. This will then be passed on to the existing accountant who will draw up the tax return and submit.

I cannot find a sample L of E on the AAT Licenced Accountants website for this. Do I not need a L of E if I am only carrying out bookkeeping?

Many thanks



  • MindTheGAAP
    MindTheGAAP Registered Posts: 17
    There a sample letter of engagement here which has a section for 'maintaining accounting records'. You can use this to set out what the client is expected to provide you with, and the work that you are going to carry out.
  • lizzie4
    lizzie4 Registered Posts: 6
    Thank you very much for your help.
  • StefHo
    StefHo Registered Posts: 11
    Hello Lizzie,

    Am not sure if you found a Letter of Engagement but all samples can be found under Your MAAT under professional Zone, I found a lot of templates here.

    If you need to further chat

    Stef Ho
    HoKa Accountancy Services
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