Summary of Operation:
TaxAssist Accountants: The Accountancy and Tax Service for small business. An-award winning franchise which specialises in the supply of accounting, taxation and the associated services to small businesses with a turnover of up to £2 million.

Ideal Franchise Owner:
You do not need to be a qualified accountant to join us, but must be ambitious, dynamic and have the desire to build your own Accountancy Practice with the support of an experienced and award-winning franchisor.

Training Provided:
43 days of award winning training is provided in the first six months covering tax, accounts preparation, IT, practice management, sales and marketing plus business plan reviews and a six month nurture programme provided by the trainers to help you build a successul franchise.

Training Location:
Support Centre Norwich plus one week home study, as well as regional training events. All food and accommodation is included in your franchisee fee.

Support Services:
Franchise owners and their staff have access to a highly qualified technical help desk, and marketing staff that will help you build a successful business and an asset for your future.

Year Established: 1995
Year of First Franchise: 1996
Number of Company Outlets: 0
Number of Franchised Outlets: 199
Franchises Planned: Can take 400 in total.
Areas of Priority Development: Nationwide

Overseas Opportunities Exist: Republic of Ireland and Canada.
Overseas Opportunities Planned: Further expansion

Total Cost of Franchise: From £36,950 + VAT for the franchise fee, plus other costs depending whether you start in an office or a shop.
Initial Investment: £0
Management Service Fees Payable: sliding rate of 9% on the first £140,000, 6% on the next £140,000 and 1% on anything over this.
Breakdown of Package: Award winning training, support for you and your staff including 43 days in the first year, Technical helpline for your and your staff, IT and software, national and local marketing and business development to help you grow your business, client leads, business stationery, licence fee and exclusive territory, initial marketing campaign, first years membership to a networking group of your choice, telephone answering service for the first year, competitor analysis report, your own personalised TaxAssist Accountants website and e-mail address, support in finding suitable premises and branding them, ongoing support and advice, business accelerator and nurture program, first year free at the TaxAssist Training Academy, employmentor service providing you with HR advice, operations manuals, support site access, payroll software for the first year.
Financial Assistance Available: Yes, via third party.

BFA Member: Full
IFA Member: No