Accountancy, Payroll, VAT and Tax Management

The advice and services you need, provided by bilingual experts.

Accountancy Services

We offer great expertise in managing the accounting needs of subsidiary businesses, in accordance with British regulations, and translated according to the French Chart of Accounts.

We provide:

Management accounting

  • Book keeping
  • Bank reconciliation
  • VAT declaration

Periodical reporting

  • Monthly or quarterly reporting
  • Analytical accounting
  • Cash flow forecast
  • Budget

Preparation of accounts for audits

  • End of year preparation
  • Balance sheet and Profit & Loss
  • Liaising with an auditor to submit the accounts


Need support and advice? Contact us

Irene ENGELHARDT-REGNIER Head of Business Services
+44 (0) 2 07 092 6606 iregnier(@)

Payroll - HR Support

We offer the opportunity to recruit and employ local talent without having to set-up a local structure.

We provide: 

  • PAYE registration
  • Monthly payroll preparation and reporting
  • RTI submission
  • End of year declaration
  • Human Resources support


VAT Recovery

The French Chamber of Commerce in Great Britain offers a VAT recovery service on your expenses incurred during travel in France, in partnership with CCI France International.

Which expenses are covered?

  • Trade shows, exhibitions, conferences, seminars, events: stand rental, rooms, rental or purchase of furniture, decoration, flowers, hostesses, interpreters, telephone, electricity, transport of goods or machines, etc.
  • Restaurants, caterers (food and drinks)
  • Diesel (80% of VAT is recoverable)
  • Rental of furniture
  • Rental of commercial vehicles
  • Services: advertising, legal, IT services

How does it work?

The amount of VAT recovered is returned within 1 to 3 months, by bank transfer. Our commission (between 6 and 10% of the VAT recovered) will be deducted.

When can the refund be processed?

The French administration must be in possession of the complete file no later than June 30 of the year following the date of issue of the invoice.

Deadline for sending files to CCI France International: June 15 of year N + 1 (year n = year of issue of the invoice concerned). No additional time is allowed.

Tax Management

You can delegate your VAT and CIS Management needs.

We provide:

  • Registration of VAT for UK taxes (HMRC)
  • Preparation of your quarterly VAT declarations
  • Sending VAT declarations to HRMC
  • Trade of goods declaration
  • Quarterly Intrastat declarations
  • Preparation of an application for VAT refund 

We also provide specialsed support for companies operating in the construction sector: 

  • Registration for CIS number: Construction Industry Scheme
  • Management of monthly declarations for contractors and sub-contractors


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