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Imagine going through even one day of your life without using any form technology? It’s not just difficult, in this day and age it’s almost impossible.

As humans we have become incredibly reliant on technological products and services and as a result of this, the technology and digital sector is fast-growing. The industry is constantly striving to keep up with its customers’ demands and to continue its offering of innovative solutions to make life and business even more efficient.

At MMBA we endeavour to take care of the companies behind the delivery of these life-changing technologies. We have a dedicated team who understand the sector, its fast-paced nature and the impact it has on the wider marketplace.

Typically, we will work with you from your initial start-up through to the establishment stage and on to an eventual IPO stage or business sale. You can focus on getting the job done, while we manage your complete business accounting and taxation requirements.

We can help you to achieve your goals by supporting you with:

  • Preparing your tech business for various funding rounds
  • Helping you put your best foot forward in investor negotiations
  • R&D Tax Relief
  • EIS/SEIS scheme registration and tax planning
  • EMI Share option plan
  • Patent box claims
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MMBA Tech accountant

Accounting is a crucial aspect of the financial management of a successful tech startup. Tech startups face unique financial challenges hidden costs and opportunities while working with accountants, so understanding the intricacies of the technology companies/ industry is essential

MMBA’s accountants offer their services to tech startups. Some such services are:

  • Business structure selection
  • Financial modeling and projections
  • Tax planning
  • R&D tax credits
  • Budgeting and financial planning
  • Investor relations
  • Stock option accounting
  • Audit support
  • Risk management
  • Exit Strategies
  • Financial reporting
  • Financial systems and software
  • Cash flow management
  • Employee benefits and payroll
  • Technology investments

MMBA accountants specialise in tech startups and offer valuable expertise to make a significant difference in the financial health and growth of these businesses

MMBA Accountants for Entrepreneurs

MMBA provides accountancy services to entrepreneurs and startups to support them while they navigate the financial aspects of their businesses.

MMBA’s Startup Specialists

MMBA’s startup specialists typically offer expertise and services tailored to the unique needs of startups. They play a critical role in guiding and supporting entrepreneurs and early stage businesses. MMBA’s specialists provide the following services as startup specialists:

  • Business planning and strategy
  • Financial Guidance
  • Legal and regulatory compliance
  • Mentorship and coaching
  • Marketing and branding
  • Technology and IT infrastructure
  • Scaling and growth strategies
  • Exit strategies
  • Industry experience

MMBA startup specialists have extensive experience and networks within the startup ecosystem

Company Formation and Setup

The process of technology company formation and setup needs the strong support of specialist accountants because they can play a significant role in this process. MMBA’s specialists ensure that the financial and accounting aspects of the business are established correctly from the beginning. Following are the key features of MMBA’s tech and IT accountants’ role for startups.

  • Selecting the business structure
  • Registration and compliance
  • Tax identification
  • Financial planning and budgeting
  • Accounting system setup
  • Bookkeeping
  • Financial reporting
  • Tax planning
  • Financial Analysis
  • Funding and Financing
  • Payroll setup
  • Internal controls
  • Cost management
  • Record keeping
  • Business plans


MMBA Accountants for Entrepreneurs

Talk to MMBA’s IT and Tech Accountants

MMBA team offers specialised Tech and IT accounting Services in the UK. Feel free to get in touch with our IT and Tech Accountant for easy, affordable, and excellent Tech and IT accounting services.

MMBA Tech and IT Accountant for Tech Companies:

MMBA’s tech and IT accountants play a pivotal role in building powerful business ecosystems around tech companies by providing financial expertise and strategic guidance.

Business Growth

MMBA’s tech and IT accountants can establish solid financial foundations, access capital, and create strategies that fuel business growth and innovation. Our accountants understand the unique challenges and opportunities in the tech and IT sectors so they can be valuable partners for achieving sustainable business growth

EMI Scheme or Growth Shares

Businesses need accountants to help them implement Employee Share Ownership Schemes, such as Enterprise Management Incentives (EMI) or Growth Shares, to attract, retain, and motivate employees. MMBA tech and IT accountants can effectively implement EMI schemes or Growth Shares by providing comprehensive support from initial assessment and scheme design to valuation, ongoing administration, and tax planning

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Tips to Optimise Your Finances with mmba accountants

MMBA’s Tips to Optimise Your Finances with Online Accounting for Tech Companies

Tech and IT companies require online accounting, which is crucial for streamlining their financial management processes and making data-driven decisions. MMBA’s tips to help tech companies effectively leverage online accounting for their financial reporting standards and optimization are as follows
  • Choose the right accounting software or cloud-based solution to meet the specific business needs of your tech company.
  • Automate routine tasks
  • Use online accounting to access real-time, accurate financial records
  • Implement expense management tools to enable employees to submit expenses digitally and enhance automated workflow
  • Utilise the budgeting and forecasting features of your accounting software to ensure accuracy and identify discrepancies
  • Maintain a close eye on cash flow to regularly monitor cashflow statements
  • Your online accounting software should support tax compliance to enable you to file and pay taxes online
  • Your accounting software should have robust security features
  • Use of accounting software with mobile app access is highly recommended for ease of use and access
  • Your online accounting software should support collaborative work
  • Take regular backups of your data to prevent data loss in case of unexpected events

Accelerate your Tech Business with MMBA’s Specialist IT and Tech Accountant in the UK

Make the strategic move to ensure the financial health, compliance, and sustainable growth of your tech business by accelerating the business growth with MMBA’s specialist IT and Tech accountants in the UK. Our specialist accountants have the expertise in the tech sector to provide valuable insights and support in various areas

The Perfect Information Technology Accountant

Are you looking for the perfect information technology accountant for your tech and IT business? Then MMBA’s Tech and Information Technology Accountants are the right choice for you. Our accountants possess a unique combination of skills, knowledge, and qualities to effectively address the financial needs and challenges of IT companies

Your Tech Startup’s - Identification of Growth Areas

MMBA’s accounting and bookkeeping services for tech startups and businesses include various financial aspects, which involve understanding and managing dividends. Dividends are a way for businesses to distribute profits to shareholders with proper tax implications

How to Adopt Tax Relief Schemes

MMBA specialist tech and IT accountants play a crucial role in helping individuals, and businesses adopt tax relief schemes to legally minimize their tax liabilities. These schemes provide incentives, credits, and deductions to encourage specific activities or investments. Our accountants help you adopt tax relief schemes by considering the following

  • Assessment and eligibility
  • Tax planning
  • Research and analysis
  • Documentation and compliance
  • Application and filing
  • Selection of schemes
  • Tax credits and deductions
  • Investment incentives
  • Capital gains relief
  • Tax-efficient investments
  • Claiming a tax credit and refunds
  • Communication with tax authorities

MMBA’s Services for Tech Startups and Businesses- Understanding Dividends

Identifying growth and focus areas for your tech startups requires a combination of data-driven insights, customer feedback, market knowledge, and a strategic mindset. MMBA’s IT and tech startup accountants can identify growth areas for your tech startup to help you identify and prioritize growth opportunities for your tech startups.

Tech and IT Business Growth with MMBA Advice

As your tech and IT business grows, you must scale up your services, i.e., expand your operations while maintaining high quality service delivery. MMBA’s advice to effectively scale your technology business and services involves the following steps and strategies
Assess current processes

  • Define clear goals
  • Hire and expand your team
  • Standardise processes
  • Automation and technology
  • Training and development
  • Outsourcing
  • Customer relationship management
  • Scalable infrastructure
  • Service level agreements
  • Pricing strategies

MMBA’s Tech & IT Reserves and Knowledge Base

The MMBA Accountant offers a fantastic opportunity to stay updated with the most recent news and guidance.

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Mohammed Afzal
MMBA Accountants have been engaged as UK Law Solicitor’s independent auditors for the last three years. They are totally professional and yet friendly and approachable. They undertake a thorough audit and provide helpful feedback to ensure that our accounting processes remain compliant and suggest ways to make things easier for us. Their prompt and cost effective service has been very different from our previous experiences.
Sarah Coward
Sarah Coward
I have used MMBA twice now for my accounts and my self assessment. I have found them to be very professional, quick to respond to my emails and very efficient. The service they provide is value for money and good quality, I am happy with MMBA and will continue to use their service. Thank you
Mohammad Yousif Arshad
Mohammad Yousif Arshad
Excellent. A very personalized service. Always happy to answer any queries and no trouble contacting the team. Customer service is outstanding. I would recommend this firm to family and friends.
Sohaib Ashraf
Sohaib Ashraf
Excellent firm to deal with. They really take an interest in your questions and make sure they are answered properly.
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pavan kumar
Best service customer from last 10 years
S Bala
S Bala
The staff are very attentive and always keen to understand the problem and solve it professionally For my business knowing it is properly seen to is crucial and I always get this assurance from Mmba
Ashfaque Hussain
Ashfaque Hussain
I found MMBA very professional and personalised. They have looked after my company and personal Tax matters for last 3 yrs, very efficiently and in timely manner. They have dealt with all the correspondence from company house and HMRC in a profgessional manner. I have no hesitation in recommending them to anyone who want their Tax matters to be looked after properly.
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James Stevenson
Very thorough in their work and quick to respond to any calls or emails. A professional team who helped tremendously when getting my business off the ground and growing.
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Shakeel Amjad
MMBA Accountants are a professional service accountancy firm that helped my business grow by providing excellent customer service and great industrial knowledge. Highly recommended. SA Capital Consulting

MMBA Tech and IT Accountancy FAQS:

Why do I need an accountant for my tech business?

Accountants for tech businesses play a crucial role in managing your financial affairs, so hiring an accountant for your tech business can provide numerous benefits. You need an accountant for tax compliance with tax regulations, tax optimisation, financial planning, financial reporting, payroll taxes, expense management, compliance with regulatory requirements, cash flow management, final decision making, and audit support for your tech business to meet financial reporting standards.

MMBA’s services for tech startups include startup advisory services, business structure setup, tax planning and regulatory compliance, financial reporting, budgeting and financial planning, R&D tax credits, risk management, improving cash flow management, exit strategies, and technology investments.

IT-focused technology or tech accounting offers several benefits for businesses operating in the tech industry or relying heavily on technology. Some key advantages are specialized expertise, tax optimization, financial management, compliance with regulation, revenue recognition, financial reporting, stock option accounting, technology investments, risk management, and innovation and R&D. For a limited company, technical accounting is critical for ensuring financial transparency.

Yes, there are several tax implications for tech startups in the UK, like corporation tax, research and development tax credits, enterprise investment tax schemes, seed enterprise investment schemes, VAT, employment taxes, digital services tax, employment incentives, and patent box relief.

Information technology (IT) has made a profound impact on accounting practices. It has transformed the way financial data is recorded, processed, analysed, and reported.

Accounting information technology offers a wide range of benefits to IT professional accountants, limited companies, and technology businesses. Some key advantages are automation, accuracy, efficiency, data centralization, real-time data, data analysis, cost reduction, data security, integration with other systems, scalability, remote access, faster decision making, audit support, and paperless workflow.

The term “perfect” in “A perfect information technology accountant” depends upon individual business needs and preferences. An ideal IT accountant must possess professional qualifications, industry experience, technical proficiency, tax expertise, data analysis skills, strong communication skills, problem solving abilities, collaboration skills, and experience in IT systems.