Godalming Accountants & Audit Services

Surrey Accounting Services

We are a well established firm of Surrey Accountants based in the historic town of Godalming near Guildford. We help businesses to set up robust, reliable and easy to manage accounting systems.

These enable you to keep financial records of your business that give you accurate and useful management information. They also enable your statutory accounts to be produced in a timely and cost-effective way so you don’t face a penalty.

We recognise that every business is different and have worked with those operating from a simple spreadsheet to those with a fully integrated off-the-peg software package.


Making Tax Digital

Since the introduction of HMRC’s Making Tax Digital (MTD), having digital records have obviously become a key requirement. Our teams at Shipleys are masters of many accounting software products – including Xero, Quickbooks and SAGE – and help businesses smoothly migrate to MTD-compliant software.


We can also assist you in the preparation of your financial statements – releasing your time to focus on other areas of the business. In doing so, we help you to comply with specific legal requirements applicable to your industry or sector.

SURREY Financial Audit Services

We have a long track-record working with many local businesses auditing their financial statements throughout Surrey. Where applicable, our experts help you comply with the Companies Act, Charities Act and the requirements of regulatory bodies such as the Financial Conduct Authority and Law Society.

We also support clients where constitutional documents or stakeholders may also require an audit to be performed. This can involve working with third parties such as potential providers of finance. In addition, we audit a number of pension schemes with over £600 million in assets and more than 10,000 members.


Our aim is to provide a thorough and efficient audit service, and the satisfaction and loyalty of our clients stands as testament to this. We are registered with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and also licensed to undertake statutory and FCA audits.

Shipleys’ audit approach is risk-based and designed to ensure a smooth but robust process from planning to completion.

We like to ensure the audits are completed in a time-frame which fits with your schedule and keeps you updated at every step of the way. Find out more about our audit approach.


At Shipleys in Godalming, Surrey our team of specialist tax advisers can help you manage your tax affairs more easily.

We have a track record in explaining tax issues in plain English and we follow changes to tax law and practice in order to alert you to tax-saving opportunities.

Tax advice and support we cover include:

Our specialists also make sure that any expenses allowed by HMRC are claimed in order to reduce your overall tax bill. Should you incur losses, we evaluate the possible tax-saving claims that could help you manage through potentially difficult periods.

We will advise you of deadlines and how much tax to pay so that you stay on the right side of HMRC and avoid late filing penalties, interest and surcharges.

Contact us for a free initial consultation:
T: 01483 413 357
E: godalming@shipleys.com

Specific advice should be obtained before taking action, or refraining from taking action, on any of the subjects covered above.

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“Shipleys has always provided high quality advice and represents excellent value.”

Michael Bayer
Principal of Triple Point Investment Management