TaxAssist Accountants FranchiseAccountancy & Finance Franchise
The largest network of accountants in the UK, providing bookkeeping, payroll, tax and accountancy services to small businesses.
Yes, through a third party.
2 - 3 years
Accountancy & Finance
Opportunities available throughout the UK and Republic of Ireland.
A rewarding scalable business model for the financially astute.
Run your own accounting and advisory business.
Be your own boss
Build an asset
Scale your business
Multiple income streams
It’s all about relationships
Now more than ever, you might be thinking about how to make your time and income work harder for your future, so that you’re in control.
As a TaxAssist Accountants franchisee, you can run a thriving accountancy and advisory business, enjoy a growing income from your efforts, and build a valuable asset to sell when the time is right.
You will be able to deliver a suite of accounting, tax, financial and advisory services to local business owners, contractors, freelancers, and their families from your welcoming high street premises.
Successful franchisees come from a wide range of backgrounds, ages and experiences
Leveraging corporate business experience
Retired early, wanted another challenge
Ambitious practice accountants
Young entrepreneurs getting into business
Franchisees have worked both in practice and industry, banking, financial services, corporate and consulting, and some have been former successful business owners too.
Having a financial background is essential – the focus is on advising and supporting clients while your tech and team do the number crunching.
With the loss of the traditional bank manager and other advisory organisations, there is a gap that TaxAssist franchises are filling, as people seek a local trusted advisor for their business and personal financial affairs.
Demand is constant, with evolving tech automating many of the basic services. Franchisees and their teams harness this to deliver a suite of accounting, tax and advisory work, with a relationship-led approach.
Alongside these core services, you’ll have multiple additional service lines (TaxAssist Financial Services, TaxAssist Tax Consulting, TaxAssist Payroll Services) that you can introduce to clients and then refer to our dedicated teams of specialists at our support office to undertake the service delivery – helping you create multiple revenue streams for your business.
Our technical team operate a helpdesk, as well as delivering regulatory updates for your team, and we provide specialist support and mentoring for you as the owner. You’ll always be able to access the advice you need, whenever you need it.
Your role – and our role
As a TaxAssist franchisee you are in business for yourself, but not by yourself.
The goal is for you to work on the business rather than in it. That way, you’re growing an asset as well as your income.
You’ll spend your time growing your business attracting new clients and leading your team of loyal staff. We’ll guide you every step of the way to maximise both your income and asset value, all you need to do is follow the proven model – just like hundreds of people have before you.
Business planning and mentoring
Initial and ongoing training
Marketing and client lead handling
Experienced technical helpdesk
Think of us as your back-office support team, with years of experience helping people start and grow their accounting firm.
TaxAssist franchisees benefit from our:
- Market leading brand with a proven product and service mix
- Lead generation service and digital visibility, including website and marketing campaigns
- Refined technology, systems and processes for every element of your business
- Guidance setting out your business plan, a proven route to building a saleable asset
- Keeping you and your business right at the leading edge of changing trends and regulations
- Multi-award-winning 5* franchisee support year-after-year – independent industry survey
Franchisee Majority Ownership of us ‘the Franchisor’
Did you know? The TaxAssist Group has a unique ownership structure, c.60% owned by our franchisees, that ensures franchisee success is truly at the heart of our strategy. New franchisees own their own local business as part of the TaxAssist network, and if they choose, have the opportunity to become a shareholder in the franchisor.
There are three typical routes to running your own TaxAssist:
The TaxAssist franchise is for the financially astute, people who enjoy the reward of delivering ongoing value to their clients, forging deep mutually profitable relationships. Our next steps include:
Do you have:
- Drive and determination
- Commercial and financial acumen
- Discipline to follow a proven, successful model
- At least £40K to invest to start your new business