Accounts & Tax Returns

Whether a new or existing business, self-employed or just have income that needs to be declared to HMRC, we’re happy to help …

Software Training

We provide comprehensive assistance and training with the foremost accounting software packages …

Bookkeeping & VAT

We can provide a wide variety of bookkeeping services and help you to maintain accurate records for your business, accounting and tax needs …

Expert Tax Advice

Sometimes tax advice is a little more complicated and it’s more than just the everyday tax scenario …

Making Tax Digital (MTD)

If you’re VAT registered you’ve probably come across Making Tax Digital. Need advice on how to ensure you’re compliant? …

Business Set Up

When it comes to starting your business, one of the keys to success is to get the right structure from the start.  Our Devon accountants take the time to appreciate our clients’ ambitions and work with them to create the best format for their needs …

Company Secretarial

Our company secretarial support service is designed to meet statutory compliance needs …

Payroll

Not all payroll providers offer the same level of service.  We will offer a solution for your business to make sure your payroll is compliant with HMRC regulations …

Consultancy

Our expert team is here to help, and sometimes that requires specialist consultancy, working in partnership with other businesses, and/or training …

How can we help you? Request a call back >

Accounts & Tax Returns

Whether a new or existing business or just have income that needs to be declared to HMRC (e.g. property rental), if you’re self-employed ...

Software Training

We provide comprehensive assistance and training with the foremost accounting software packages ...

Bookkeeping & VAT

We can provide a wide variety of bookkeeping services and help you to maintain accurate records for your business, accounting and tax needs ...

Expert Tax Advice

Sometimes tax advice is a little more complicated and it’s more than just the everyday tax scenario ...

Making Tax Digital (MTD)

If you’re VAT registered you’ve probably come across Making Tax Digital. Need advice on how to ensure you’re compliant? ...

Business Set Up

When it comes to starting your business, one of the keys to success is to get the right structure from the start.  Our Devon accountants take the time to appreciate our clients’ ambitions and work with them to create the best format for their needs ...

Company Secretarial

Our company secretarial support service is designed to meet statutory compliance needs ...

Payroll

Not all payroll providers offer the same level of service.  We will offer a solution for your business to make sure your payroll is compliant with HMRC regulations ...

Consultancy

Our expert team is here to help, and sometimes that requires specialist consultancy, working in partnership with other businesses, and/or training ...

How can we help you? Request a call back >

We do Accounting - Simple and Smarter

We’re independent chartered management accountants in Devon and we’re proud to be different – we work smarter for our clients, including individuals and local businesses. We offer a wide variety of accountancy services, tax, bookkeeping and practical business advice. Find out more >>

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With a combined experience of almost 100 years, our Partner Directors have worked with many clients and all shapes and sizes of business in Devon and beyond. We’re independent chartered management accountants based in Teignmouth and Crediton, near Exeter. Our Partners are supported by a team of over 20 local staff who are specialists in a wide variety of accountancy services, tax, bookkeeping and practical business advice. We are also MTD-ready digital accounting experts. Find out more >>

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We are a local business with a proud record of corporate social responsibility and community engagement.  We love where we live.  Our community involvement includes sponsorship, financial support, giving in kind and volunteering in Teignmouth, Crediton near Exeter and the East Devon Region. We support Totally Locally Crediton and are currently working with 10 community groups. Find out more about our team >>

 

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Jamieson B.Jamieson B. ★★★★★ gerri R.gerri R. ★★☆☆☆ Unfortunately I did not have a good experience with my last tax return as figures not properly put in and expenses etc resulting in me having to sort out with HMRC myself which caused undue stress so sorry would not recommend at this time due to my bad experience.C B.C B. ★★★★★ Excellent, professional service.Lesley G.Lesley G. ★★★★★ I am so glad that I changed my previous accountants to Smarter Accounting they have given me so much information and support in the years that I have been 1 of their customers, I would recommend Smarter Accounting, they are professional and helpful. They have been great during Covid 19.Will J.Will J. ★★★★★ What a great service Smarter Accounting have continued to provided, always good advice and a very friendly team to deal with.Thanks AgainJulia N.Julia N. ★★★★★ Very Happy with this company, Staff very Helpful, keep me updatedMarion T.Marion T. ★★★★★ I have found that Smarter Accounting are very efficient and the staff are extremely pleasantMiranda D.Miranda D. ★★★★★ Really friendly staff, everything is simply explained and help is on hand whenever I need it! Joanne has been amazingly patient with me and made things so much clearer. Thank you!Response from the ownerThank-you for your feedback! Much appreciated. Glenda W.Glenda W. ★★★★★ Great company reliable, informative been with them a few years now and can’t fault their service.Adam S.Adam S. ★★★★★ They are on the ball at once and give you confidants that they have your back.Kelly Saunders Fitness C.Kelly Saunders Fitness C. ★★★★★ Smarter Accounting as always offered myself and my husband (Devon county class) a friendly, professional service. We would gladly recommend them to anyone.Jacob P.Jacob P. ★★★★★ Friendly staff and very professional serviceSharon S.Sharon S. ★★★★★ Very professional and friendly service provided by this company would highly recommendStephen A.Stephen A. ★★★★★ Keith C.Keith C. ★★★★☆ Excellent 1st class service with a professional team who look after their clients to the highest standard.well worth the outlay.Terrific help during pandemicResponse from the ownerThanks for your excellent feedback, we really appreciate it. Peter A.Peter A. ★★★★★ Daniel R.Daniel R. ★★★★★ Recently became self employed for the first time. With no knowledge of what was involved, other than the little reading I did online, David took me through every step and explained in detail what the process was. Very friendly and responsive service, and obviously very knowledgeable at what they do. Would recommend to anyone. Look forward to continuing working with Smarter Accountingcora S.cora S. ★★★★★ I have been with Smarter Accounting for a few years now and always had excellent service through out this time . Many thanks .Karen T.Karen T. ★★★★★ Great service, thank you Neil Bishop for your quick responseDennis M.Dennis M. ★★★★★ A very professional company who has helped our new charity in setting up our finances and been very generous with their time. Can recommend to any local business, charity or individuals who need accountancy support.oakesyboy10oakesyboy10 ★★★★★ Great support from the team, very happy with the swiftness they reply with and with their attentiveness to customer care. Will be staying with them for a long time.Response from the ownerThanks Way To F.Way To F. ★★★★★ Smarter Accounting provide a superb service. Neil is exceptionally helpful, all work is done carefully, promptly and email communication is always swift and helpful.Fixed pricing is ideal for me as a small business.Response from the ownerThanks William R.William R. ★★★★★ Neil at Smarter Accounting has always been very obliging and helpful. I have also found the general service to be excellent.Response from the ownerThanks AlexAlex ★★★★★ I've worked my way through several accountants in the last 16 years and then found Smarter Accounting in Crediton. Their service is second to none! They are always one step ahead of me with advice and recommendations, things that I wouldn't have though of, important things that save me money and keep me compliant.They are patient, friendly and provide a valuable service, and their price is affordable as well, excellent value for money!Response from the ownerThanks, we really appreciate your business. andrew C.andrew C. ★★★★★ Very good would thoroughly recommendAdrian P.Adrian P. ★★★★★ We have used Smarter Accounting for some years now. Always had excellent service, not only with annual accounts but with anything else that may crop up during the year. Prompt and efficient. Would be happy recommending them to anyone.Response from the ownerThank-you! lee P.lee P. ★★★★★ Excellent service highly recommendedResponse from the ownerThanks for your review! Adam H.Adam H. ★★★★★ Would highly recommend, used for a number of years now and always felt a valued customer. Someone always available to guide me through the minefield of taxation.Response from the ownerThank-you JEFFREY L.JEFFREY L. ★★★★★ Fantastic service from Smarter Accounting,with an unbeatable team.The service Shaun,Andy and co over the last 10 years has always been first class they are super friendly and knowledgeable,accurate and great value for money.Easy to deal with no hassle,would recommend over again and again.Jeff LawrenceDirectorSegway Southwest LtdPeter C.Peter C. ★★★★★ I have found the staff here very helpful, willing and polite. They know their job and carry it out very efficientlyResponse from the ownerThank-you for your great feedback, much appreciated. David B.David B. ★★★★★ A professional 1st class organisation. Very helpful with quick response times.kaz W.kaz W. ★★★★★ Ann B.Ann B. ★★★★★ Friendly, efficient, helpful.Response from the ownerThanks Linsey M.Linsey M. ★★★★★ Great accountants, responsive, efficient, everything you'd want your accountant to be.Response from the ownerThanks Jeff H.Jeff H. ★★★★★ Pleased with services after loss of confidence with previous accountant. Courteous and helpful and good value.Bridget H.Bridget H. ★★★★★ Excellent service and really helpful. Nothing is too much to ask. Highly recommendHattie L.Hattie L. ★★★★★ excellentScarlett K.Scarlett K. ★★★★★ Very knowledgeable and helpful team. Highly recommendedResponse from the ownerThanks Jason W.Jason W. ★★★★★ If you ever need an accountant go to smarter accountants in Crediton. They are very reliable, friendly, honest and trustworthy. Myself and my family have gone to them for 20+ years and I wouldn’t recommend anyone else.Response from the ownerThanks sarah S.sarah S. ★★★★★ All staff at Smarter Accounting are very friendly and very professional and always ready to answer any questions or queries you may have , i have been using them for years now and my accounts are always done very efficiently and my wages for staff are always done on time . great service would highly recommend .Response from the ownerThanks steve F.steve F. ★★★★★ I have never experienced anything other than excellent friendly service with smarter AccountingResponse from the ownerThanks Tom C.Tom C. ★★★★★ Jessica S.Jessica S. ★★★★★ David is always approachable and answers queries quickly and efficiently. My business and personal needs are always considered when getting accounts ready and I have felt reassured to have Smarter Accounting as my business, Teign Physiotherapy, chosen accountancy firm and can recommend David and his team without hesitation.Emma B.Emma B. ★★★★★ I really enjoy working with Smarter Accounting in Newton Abbot. Always quick to respond with sensible and practical advice. David is easy to talk to and understand.Otter HR Ltd.Jo W.Jo W. ★★★★★ Running Deer CIC moved to Smarter Accounting in the spring of this year. David Cook has been amazing, responsive and very professional. I would highly recommend Smarter Accounting to everyone.Combatcleaning S.Combatcleaning S. ★★★★★ David cook is very helpful. He is always at the end of the phone when needed and will do his best to answer all and any questions we have have asked him over the years. Thank you for all your help and I know your be there when ever we need you.ivan B.ivan B. ★★★★★ Certainly very knowledgable and helpful with all aspects even those quite complicated situationsJacqueline D.Jacqueline D. ★★★★★ David Cook has looked after my business for many years now and I would strongly recommend him. Very professional, efficient and reliable. An excellent Accountant for all your business needs!Jill S.Jill S. ★★★★★ Very pleased with Smarter Accounting. David is always very helpful and has the personal touch with any queries.Cat C.Cat C. ★★★★★ Fantastic accounting services provided by these guys. David was recommended to us as a business and we haven't looked back since. Always extremely helpful and welcoming, I honestly couldn't recommend this team enough.Wade E.Wade E. ★★★★★ I have worked with Shaun and David for a couple of years now and I am always impressed by how easy they make things. They are always available to take my calls and emails and nothing is an effort. I highly recommend the team at Smarter and will continue using their services for both my personal and business tax and accounting needs.Andy W.Andy W. ★★★★★ As a sole trader, this is my 3rd year of using Smarter Accounting in Teignmouth. Whether I walk through the door or call by telephone you're always met with a friendly smile or voice. Often I have just needed some advice and have found that is never a problem and my questions answered. Very satisfied with the knowledgeable and professional team members who have consulted with me when presenting my year end accounts. Would highly recommend their servicesjs_loader