A digital and paperless firm using the best software to enhance value to clients!

About Us

Count On You has a growing reputation as one of the area’s most effective cloud-based bookkeeping and accounting firms for individual clients and small businesses. We deal with all bookkeeping tasks from logging information, keeping records up to date, managing payroll, through to undertaking your VAT and tax returns, keeping you compliant with HMRC and Companies House. 

Count On You can not only provide comprehensive bookkeeping and accounts expertise, but with years of experience in running a small number of businesses, together with utilising some of the market’s most advanced software, we can provide invaluable advisory services too!

In recognition of our beliefs and values which underpin our commitment to maximising the value we provide to our clients, we have been awarded a ‘Clear & Transparent Pricing Award’ by our partners GoProposal. This is about being able to show clients exactly what they’re getting and what that costs in a clear and transparent way. This award recognises and demonstrates to clients what we stand for and we are proud to have received this.

In recognition of our beliefs and values which underpin our commitment to maximising the value we provide to our clients, we have been awarded a ‘Clear & Transparent Pricing Award’ by our partners GoProposal. This is about being able to show clients exactly what they’re getting and what that costs in a clear and transparent way. This award recognises and demonstrates to clients what we stand for and we are proud to have received this.

Honest, friendly and professional approach to assisting small to medium businesses.

We love doing the numbers, leaving you to do what you do best.

We provide real-time information, helping you to maximise your business finances and decisions.

Affordable solutions to suit your budget.

Meet the Team

Lynsay Bennett

Lynsay Bennett

Accountant

Lynsay has worked within the financial industry for over 20 years.

She has a few small successful businesses and has managed the books and financial records for these throughout the years.

As accountancy and bookkeeping was always an interest, she decided to undergo the appropriate qualifications to turn the passion into a business.

Lynsay, now an accountant licensed and regulated by AAT, is the owner of Count on You. She still manages the financial aspects of her other businesses, but allows others to manage the day-to-day operations of these.  She has a passion for using slick technology available to help streamline processes and optimise the value provided to clients.  In 2019, Count on You converted almost all clients onto a paperless document storage solution whilst actively reducing our own paper footprint and reducing cupboard space by over 80%.

Tracey Durkin

Tracey Durkin

Bookkeeper & Payroll Manager

Tracey has worked in various administrative and bookkeeping roles and joined Count on You in 2013 as our Bookkeeper and Payroll Manager.

She is very familiar with computing systems and has excellent knowledge of various accounting and payroll systems such as Moneysoft Payroll Manager and BrightPay.  She is Advanced certified in QuickBooks Online and is experienced in Sage, Xero, EasyBooks, KashFlow and FreeAgent with sound knowledge of ensuring a smooth transition from any of these packages onto QuickBooks Online, our preferred provider and partner.

Tracey champions our social media platforms and along with Lowri, co-ordinates client meetings and new referrals.  She is a whizz on Excel, has a flare for systems and loves a database!

Claire Lawrence

Claire Lawrence

Chartered Accountant

Claire has over 15 years experience in the accountancy profession and has shown great passion for her work in that time.

Having graduated from the University of Aberdeen with an MA Hons Accountancy & Finance degree, she completed her Chartered Accountancy qualification whilst working for a Big Four firm, both in Aberdeen and Edinburgh.

Her career path led her into industry, working as the Financial Accountant within a manufacturing firm in Fife.

Claire has a particular interest in working with entrepreneurs and small businesses, utilising her experience from a broad and diverse range of clients in order to provide support and advice.

Lowri Williams

Lowri Williams

Personal Assistant

Lowri has recently joined the team as Count on You’s Personal Assistant to help provide support with telephone calls, client requests and new client enquiries.

She has a wealth of experience within several accountancy practices. Having been fully trained by the best in the business, she has a passion for customer service and is completely conversant with our computing systems and how we like to work.

We are proud to be partners with QuickBooks

Accounting software that helps you create custom invoices, manage VAT and see your data in real time.

Fees

Our pricing structure has been designed to reflect the professional service in which we offer. As a qualified bookkeeper and regulated licensed accountant, Count on You provides the client with the comfort and confidence of a professional service with versatility and flexibility to meet the client’s budget as well as maintaining the regulatory obligations of Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs. Whilst we previously charged an optional fee for Tax Enquiry Fee Protection, with an increasing number of tax enquiries, this is now a cover which all clients are automatically covered for once they engage with us. Most popular services and fees are listed below however, please contact us for a customised quote as your fees will depend on the size of your business, turnover, number of transactions to be processed and of course the services you opt for.

 

Individuals:

  • Our standard fee for an individual’s personal tax return is from £180.
  • Our standard fee for a sole-trader with business accounts and personal tax return is from £250.

Partnerships:

  • Our standard fee for partnership business accounts and the partnership tax return is from £250.
  • Our standard fee for a partner’s personal tax return is from £180.

Limited Companies:

  • For limited companies our standard fee for preparing and submitting company accounts and corporation tax is from £588.
  • Confirmation Statements to Companies House (previously known as Annual Returns) are charged at £48.

Other services:

  • Bookkeeping services are charged based on volume and requirements. Please note that before accounts can be finalised, a certain amount of bookkeeping may be required.
  • VAT Return work covers an audit of your transactions to ensure each transaction has been accounted correctly for VAT.  This work is charged based on the number of transactions to be verified.
  • Payroll work is charged based on number of employees and whether they are monthly or weekly paid.
  • Registration processes with HMRC are £30 one-off costs although prices will be discussed and agreed based on the client’s circumstances.
  • Please contact us for a price on all other services.

“I used to be overwhelmed by the task of filing receipts and doing the tax return, I was always behind. Never imagined how affordable the luxury of having this done by someone qualified was. I couldn’t be happier with service offered by Count on you!”

Karolina – Photographer, Hourglass Photography

“There are many bookkeepers within Fife who provide a good service, however Lynsay at Count on You has set the benchmark to which all others must strive towards. Her willingness to go that extra mile, time and time again is both unique and refreshing.”

Craig – Master Racket Technician, Scotstrings

“I asked Count on You to take over my company’s finances in March 2013. The service is excellent. Count on You is a very professional business with a relaxed approach to the range of service they provide. They are always available with the right advice and support when you need it. I would highly recommended Count on You for your business.”

Bill – Director, Bridges 1 Ltd

“Informative, friendly service took me from an idea on a piece of paper, to MD of my own company.”

Michael – Managing Director, Dynabright Ltd

"We have worked with Count on You for four years now and continue to be impressed by their expertise and customer service. Lynsay and the team are great to work with."

Principal Solicitor, Law Firm

"We moved our booking keeping services to “Count on You” in 2015. I wish we had done it sooner. The service , advice and accuracy has been second to none. Both Lynsay and Tracey are much valued by my business."

Scott Wilkinson – Owner, Aberdour Hotel

"Count on you are the most Professional and courteous Company. I would highly recommend them. Excellent quality of service and a pleasure to deal with."

Anne Wilson – Wilson & Wilson Developments Ltd

“I used to be overwhelmed by the task of filing receipts and doing the tax return, I was always behind. Never imagined how affordable the luxury of having this done by someone qualified was. I couldn’t be happier with service offered by Count on you!”

Karolina – Photographer, Hourglass Photography

“There are many bookkeepers within Fife who provide a good service, however Lynsay at Count on You has set the benchmark to which all others must strive towards. Her willingness to go that extra mile, time and time again is both unique and refreshing.”

Craig – Master Racket Technician, Scotstrings

“I asked Count on You to take over my company’s finances in March 2013. The service is excellent. Count on You is a very professional business with a relaxed approach to the range of service they provide. They are always available with the right advice and support when you need it. I would highly recommended Count on You for your business.”

Bill – Director, Bridges 1 Ltd

“Informative, friendly service took me from an idea on a piece of paper, to MD of my own company.”

Michael – Managing Director, Dynabright Ltd

"We have worked with Count on You for four years now and continue to be impressed by their expertise and customer service. Lynsay and the team are great to work with."

Principal Solicitor, Law Firm

"We moved our booking keeping services to “Count on You” in 2015. I wish we had done it sooner. The service , advice and accuracy has been second to none. Both Lynsay and Tracey are much valued by my business."

Scott Wilkinson – Owner, Aberdour Hotel

"Count on you are the most Professional and courteous Company. I would highly recommend them. Excellent quality of service and a pleasure to deal with."

Anne Wilson – Wilson & Wilson Developments Ltd

Pop us an email or give us a call!

Feel free to give us a call or drop us an email. We offer a 1 hour no obligation consultation!

01383 822 060

info@countonyou.co.uk

Suite 3,
21 Ridge Way,
Dalgety Bay,
KY11 9JN

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