Start ups

The beginning of your business journey starts here.

Get ready to embark on your next big adventure. We give businesses the springboard they need to get their big idea off the ground. From venture finance to tax planning, we’ve got your back.


Get expert payroll, automatic enrolment and HR advice from Macalvins. Whether you need a comprehensive payroll service or specific HR advice, our team will ensure you stay compliant.

Business mentoring

As specialist advisors in business growth, strategy and finance, our expert team is here to help you make better-informed decisions about your business. From industry-specific advice to bespoke business planning, our one-to-one business mentoring and advisory sessions will help you to grow, expand and succeed.

Stay informed and on track with a smarter business plan from Macalvins. Our experts will help you strategise, set realistic goals and present an enhanced and inviting outlook of your business to investors and financiers.


Learn how to save corporation tax and prepare for important deadlines with Macalvins. Our tax planning services includes the completion of your annual tax return, the personal tax returns of directors, review and submission of quarterly VAT returns and bespoke business advice on all relevant corporate taxes and reliefs.

Our self-assessment service ensures that HMRC filing deadlines are met. We will ensure that you avoid the hefty fines suffered by many thousands of taxpayers who each year either submit their returns incorrectly or fail to meet deadlines.

  • Preparing and filing returns
  • Investigating potential tax saving opportunities
  • Administration of refunds and reduction in payments on account
  • Representation if you are selected by HMRC for a spot check enquiry or investigation

Last year, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) looked into more than 3,800 individual cases of tax avoidance. If you have been selected for investigation, our expert team will guide you through the process. From assessment to correction or appeal, our tax advisors will provide representation and invaluable support from start to finish.

We help landlords, investors and commercial property owners stay on top of their tax obligations. From buying and selling property to making capital allowances, our expert team will help you pay less tax and keep more of your profits.

  • Accounting & compliance
  • Capital allowances
  • Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT)
  • Incorporation and portfolio restructuring
  • Inheritance tax, estates, and trusts
  • Non-domicile property tax
  • Self assessment

Macalvins is a recognised expert in the field of research & development (R&D) tax relief. Our experienced team will work with you in planning qualifying R&D expenditure through to making a claim.

Your VAT duties kick in as soon as your business income exceeds the registration threshold (currently £85,000). Our team can help you register for VAT, carry out regular reviews of your transactions, complete returns on your behalf and ensure you are paying no more than is required, all through the new Making Tax Digital reporting system.


We understand international business. From setting up a business in the UK or overseas, to jurisdictional tax and raising finance, our experts think global. Find out more about how we help international business clients please click below.

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Our clients benefit from our whole life approach to personal and business services.


Stay on top of compliance and cut down on paperwork from day one. Our experts will work with your team to implement innovative cloud-based software solutions to effortlessly speed up everything you do, from VAT and bookkeeping to expenses and stock control. Our team will also handle Companies House administration and the maintenance of statutory registers.

Less paperwork, more practising

Our cost-effective technology solutions are made with you and your time in mind. By cutting down on paperwork, reducing admin and streamlining accounting, we’re committed to giving business owners back more hours in the day. Talk to our digital advisors about our cloud solutions today.


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