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Welcome to Karl's Bookkeeping Services

ICB Certified Bookkeeper

Karl's Bookkeeping Services aims to provide clients with the specialised bookkeeping and accounting support and services they need, allowing them to focus on their businesses and personal lives. We will work diligently, in accordance with the highest professional standards.


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A Bookkeeper You Can Trust

Karl's Bookkeeping Services provides a professional and confidential bookkeeping and accounting service to

  • Individuals (those who are required to complete a Self-Assessment Tax Return)  

  • sole traders

  • partnerships

  • parish councils, charities and not-for-profit organisations

  • Limited companies (micro entities and small to medium sized  companies) and LLPs

Based in Padiham, nr Burnley, Karl's Bookkeeping Services use cloud based accounting and bookkeeping packages which allows us to work remotely and we are also happy to work at clients base, to use their accounting packages,  anywhere across the North West of England, including Manchester, West or North Yorkshire, Lancashire, and Cheshire.

Currently specialises in use of Quickbooks, Xero and Freeagent accounting packages, but we are willing to work with clients who use Sage packages.

Karl's Bookkeeping Services is ready to assist you with all your bookkeeping; accounting needs. Come experience for yourself, the best we have to offer.  We will work tirelessly to bring you the assurance you deserve. We are committed to our clients, helping them work and live without worrying about their financial management concerns.

Schedule a consultation today and see what services we can offer you.

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Karl Pierre Baldwin MICB DIP. PM


Karl is a fully qualified bookkeeper and holds a practice licence with the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers. Karl is also a Certified Advisor for Xero, a  Quickbooks Certified ProAdvisor and an Accredited Freeagent Practitioner.

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Processing and coding of day to day transactions and allocation to correct accounts, management of Sales and Purchase ledgers.

Bank reconciliations

- To trial balance


Final Accounts

From trial balance - complete year end adjustments to the financial records.

Complete and produce year end accounts in form of profit and loss statement and balance sheet.


Vat Returns

Collation of VAT data from accounting records;  production and submission of quarterly VAT return.

MDT compliant and registered with HMRC


Advisory Services

Management reports (Monthly or Quarterly)

Cash flow and budgeting

Credit control


Start Ups

  • Registering with Government agencies

  • Provide ad-hoc support in the start up process

  • Rates for start are different to general rates due to low volume of transactions during the 1st year


Tax Returns


Corporation Tax

Coming soon



All aspects of payroll including starters/leavers and statutory elements as well as recording and calculating weekly and months pay for employees and RTI/year end submissions to HMRC  

Auto enrolment for pensions


Independent Examinations 

Independent Examinations or Internal Audit of financial records after year end for 

  • Parish Councils

  • Charities

  • Not for profit organisations


Statutory Reporting for

Ltd Companies

Statutory reporting

Submission of confirmation Statements to Companies House

Submission of Limited Company accounts (under FRS102 and FRS 105) to Companies House


Administrative Services

Administrative services available as follows,

  • Spreadsheet work

  • Mailshot/Envelope filling/Post

  • Debtor tracing, including outdoor visits required to locate debtors

  • other services available please ask.


Other services

Conversion from manual bookkeeping to digital format, using accountancy software.

Clean up of messy financial records to create an easy to follow system.

Set up and training of accounting software for Xero, Quickbooks and FreeAgent

Prices for all the above service are available on request during free consultation, once exact requirements have been established.

All our services are available as a stand-alone or can be combined into an all-inclusive package. Monthly payment plans are available on request, to help you to spread the cost.  Fees quoted are inclusive of all telephone calls, meetings and correspondence etc.

PLEASE NOTE: An administration fee of £80.00 will be charged, should you change your mind after the contract has been signed and before any work has been started.

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Contact Us

To arrange a free consultation

22 Bowness Road, Padiham, Burnley Lancashire BB12 8PA

Mobile: 07597564726

Business Landline: 01282 502104

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