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 Experienced, Professional & Friendly

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Emma Pickles Accountants are focused on providing high-quality service and customer satisfaction in all areas of accounting – we will do all we can to exceed your expectations. We make switching to us an easy smooth transition, just give us a call and we will take care of everything for you:
Emma Pickles

Emma Pickles

Director (BSC Hons, FCCA)

Emma has been working in practice since 2004, qualifying as a Chartered Certified Accountant in 2010. In 2012 Emma decided to set up Emma Pickles Accountants.

Emma is passionate about helping businesses and individuals. With strategic tax planning many clients have already been able to reduce their tax bills with Emma’s help and advice.

Claire Dixon

Claire Dixon

Accounts semi-senior

Claire is our bookkeeper and looks after the accounting records for many of our clients, she also does VAT and year end accounts work. Claire is currently undertaking her accountancy exams and joined the practice in 2016.

When she is not working, Claire enjoys spending time with her young son and visiting new places with her family at the weekends. She likes to socialise with friends and enjoys reading, film and theatre.

Katie Shaw

Katie Shaw

Administration Support

Katie provides administration support to our Chelmsford office. She is the first point of contact to many of our clients, on the telephone or via email and she processes confirmation statements. Katie joined the team in 2015.

Outside of work Katie is a mother to twin girls, she enjoys days out with her family, taking them to historical castles and many museums. She likes travelling and socialising with friends, she also loves the theatre and music festivals.

Kevin & Alexandra

Payroll Team

Our dedicated payroll office is open 5 days a week. Kevin and Alexandra are on hand to answer your payroll questions.

Latest Insights

Check out our latest Insights for useful accounting tips and information.

Tax if you divorce or separate

Tax if you divorce or separate

If you are a couple that is getting separated or divorced, apart from the emotional stress, there are also tax issues that can have significant implications. Whilst this is unlikely to be uppermost in your mind it is important that the tax

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Taxis: what is liable to VAT

Taxis: what is liable to VAT

HMRC sets out specific guidance regarding the application of VAT if you are in the taxi and private hire car trade. VAT Notice 700/25 – How VAT applies to taxis and private hire cars – applies.

Private hire cars include mini-cabs. The notice is

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HEAR From Our Clients

We work with hundreds of small to medium sized businesses, from sole-traders to established companies. Our clients enjoy our fresh approach the way we make accounting simple and thats why we have hundreds of satisfied clients!

Mrs P

"Our client is deeply grateful to Emma for her help and reported that she felt secure and comfortable knowing that Emma was dealing with her case professionally and she wasn’t being charged a huge amount for the service."

Mrs F

"As I move into this next phase I can do so knowing that I have you and the EPA team on my side, steering me in the right direction and making sure that everything is done correctly and on time."

Mr R

"Emma is a very honest and trustworthy person who takes great care in her work. I have a lot of time for Emma as I find her to be hardworking and diligent and she will always offer her time without question. Her accounting knowledge is first class and I would always recommend her to any person or organisation."

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