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Chartered Certified Accountants Forward-thinking Chartered Certified Accountants based in the North East Committed to helping you improve the performance and profitability of your business


At JFS Torbitt our approach is simple – to make you more money and save you time. Our no nonsense, straightforward approach means we’ve got rid of the jargon and over-priced fees typical of most accountancy firms.

We simply concentrate on getting under the skin of your business to provide you with the very best services and advice tailored to your specific needs, all for a competitive fixed fee.

Our breadth of experience and expertise means whether you are a Sole trader, Partnership, Charity or have Limited Liability status we have the skills to help your business grow. From self-assessment to company tax advice you can rely on us to deliver¬† thorough and expert service. We understand that business doesn’t always run 9 to 5, Monday to Friday, which is why we pride ourselves on being responsive to your business, exactly when you need us.

We can only succeed by helping our clients to succeed, which is why we are proud to have retained so many clients from our first days in business.


We use the very best software and technology to create streamlined and efficient processes for your business; and we always ensure your business is adapting and benefitting from regulatory change. We hope it goes without saying but all our services comply with the IFRS, FRSSE and UKGAAP standards.

As well as completing all your paperwork and returning it to the appropriate authorities in order and on time, leaving you free to focus on earning more money, we also take full advantage of the ever-changing tax laws to make sure you pay as little tax as possible. We also provide all the services required to maximize your business growth and both manage and protect your wealth. Our services include:

  • Limited company accounts
  • Financial accounts for sole traders & partnerships
  • Quarterly & monthly management accounts
  • Charity accounts
  • LLP limited liability partnership accounts
  • Industry specific accounts formats
  • Business strategy
  • Organisation development
  • Financial management
  • Performance management
  • Project programme management
  • Projections and management reports
  • General Tax Planning
  • Capital Tax Planning
  • Self assessment tax returns
  • Partnership tax returns
  • Company tax returns
  • Trust Tax returns
  • Expenses Claims
  • Capital Gains Tax
  • Inheritance Tax
  • Tax compliance
  • Tax enquiries
  • Residence and non-domile taxation and planning
  • International Taxation
  • Tax investigations
To provide you with full range of business services we have built relationships with carefully selected legal professionals who can provide you with a highly regarded, expert professional employment law service.
  • Bank Reconciliations
  • Cash Book, General Ledger and Sales & Purchase Ledgers management
  • VAT Returns
  • Onsite and offsite working
  • Remote working
  • Sage Professional systems
  • Credit control
  • Profit and Loss / Balance sheet
  • Employee payslips
  • Sage 50 Payroll Professional
  • Year end P35 returns filed electronically
  • Email payslips direct to employees
  • Monthly summaries
  • Departmental reports
  • Completion of all in year forms electronically
  • Monthly and quarterly PAYE returns for the Revenue
  • Assistance with automated payment set-up to your employees
  • New CIS returns completed
  • System set up to ensure accurate VAT returns
  • VAT reviews
  • Completion of VAT returns
  • Negotiate with HMRC
  • Flat rate schemes
  • Annual return schemes
  • Cash accounting schemes
To provide you with total peace of mind we work with Professional Fee Protection to offer you a tax investigation service against any sort of Compliance check, aspect enquiry or full investigation.
  • Prepared for Banks and Finance houses
  • Grants and other finance raising
  • Cashflow forecasts
  • Profit and loss projections
  • Chartered Certified Accountants backed figures
  • Sage Accountants club Professional member
  • QuickBooks
  • VT Accounts
  • Keytime Accounts
  • Superpay
  • Developing bespoke systems
  • HMRC compliant software
Our expertise can help you create, protect and preserve your wealth. Impartiality and integrity underpin our wealth management solutions, which are always customised to address your specific needs. We also provide highly sought after tax efficient profit extraction expertise.
We use carefully selected 3rd party Independent Financial Advisors who we have worked with for many years to provide these additional services:

  • Independent pre and post retirement planning and advice
  • Investment advice
  • Share portfolio management
  • Best mortgage rates available to market

What our customers say

I can highly recommend JFS Business services. They are, as far as I am concerned, now an integral element of my business. Their work with my administration team and their relationship with both VAT and Tax elements of Inland Revenue have meant that I now have a much better financial control of my business.

Managing Director Gateshead

JFS are not only reliable, efficient and a pleasure to work with but they have also been a brilliant sounding board and the source of great business advice. I have been working with them for such a long time now that I really couldn’t imagine working life without them.

Publican Yarm

JFS have consistently provided me with sound advice and a reliable and personal service. They are always available when I need them and have really helped me to maximize my finances. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend them.

Entrepreneur Leeds


Personal contact is important to us, and while we like to be close enough to pop in, we use the latest communication technologies to provide you with all the advice and support you need, whenever you need it, wherever you are.

To find out more information or request a free consultation call 0191 410 8300 or email hello@jfstorbitt.co.uk

Head Office
27 Durham Road
Chester Le Street
County Durham
Blyth office
T05 Blyth Workspace
Commissers Quay
Quay Road
NE24 3AF
Gateshead office
JFS Studios
Saltmeadows Road
Tyne & Wear


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