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Why the need for Comprehensive Accounts Article rated 3.0/5.0
From April 2011, all Corporation Tax Returns (CT600) must be e-filed with HMRC and HMRC will no longer accept copies of the Supporting Accounts either on paper or attached as a simple PDF. These Ac...
Does Comprehensive Accounts produce Tax Computations? Article rated 3.0/5.0
Comprehensive Accounts produces statutory accounts in printed form and in iXBRL format. The latter can be attached to an online Tax Computation submission. Comprehensive Accounts doesn't produce...
Is Comprehensive Accounts a bookkeeping package? Article rated 3.0/5.0
No, Comprehensive Accounts is not a bookkeeping package. Comprehensive Accounts is an Accounts Production Package. The final accounts data is entered to the program to be output either as printe...
Will I be able to send my client companies their Accounts in print or PDF? Article rated 3.5/5.0
Comprehensive Accounts generates an iXBRL file fully tagged for e-filing with the Corporation Tax return as well as the printed accounts. You must use a PDF printer driver to produce a PDF file of ...
Will Comprehensive Accounts produce Abbreviated Accounts for filing with Companies House? Article rated 3.1/5.0
The abbreviated accounts produced by Comprehensive can be filed with Companies House in hard-copy printed form. As yet, unlike with Corporation Tax returns, there is no statutory requirement to fil...
Can I import my Accounts data from Excel or Sage? Article rated 3.1/5.0
No. Data entry is very simple and most importation of data takes longer to sort out the irregularities than to have entered the data directly. However, data importation from excel is a possibili...
Will I have to enter Comparative Figures for the Previous Year? Article rated 3.3/5.0
The first time a client is input into Comprehensive Accounts, the comparative figures will have to be entered. For years 2 and onwards, as part of the New Year procedure, the “Current Year” will be...
Will I have to enter recurring data such as the Company Name every year? Article rated 3.1/5.0
No. Recurring information, such as Company Name and Number and Directors' details, are entered only once on setup. Such data is retained within the New Year procedure and only amendments need be...
How easy is it to enter data? Article rated 3.0/5.0
The program will guide the user at every turn, requesting the input of information necessary to produce compliant accounts and prompting the user for text entries wherever necessary.
Is it possible to use Comprehensive Accounts to prepare “Draft” Accounts prior to finalisation? Article rated 3.1/5.0
Yes. “Draft Accounts” can be prepared as many times as are required without consequence. The word “Draft” or a message of your own choice will be displayed on every page until you set the progra...
I have purchased the less than 50 Accounts per annum but need more. What is the cost? Article rated 3.1/5.0
Upgrading from 50 or fewer Accounts to unlimited is simple. You only have to pay the difference. You DO NOT have to pay the full unlimited fee. The cost for the unlimited Accounts version wil...
Exactly how does the annual licence fee work? Article rated 3.2/5.0
When you subscribe to Comprehensive Accounts, your annual licence will commence from the first day of the month in which you bought the software. Thus if you buy the software in July we will record...
Will I have to pay any extra for updates within my year? Article rated 3.1/5.0
No. Your licence will entitle you to receive all updates issued during the year, irrespective of how many or how complex.
If I ordered the up to 50 Accounts version but only finalise 30 in the year of my licence will I be able to carry forward the unused 20 to next year? Article rated 3.1/5.0
No. Each limited licence entitles you to produce 50 finalised Accounts during a one year period. If you produce less than 50 and your year ends, then on renewal you will start the new year with ...
If on renewal I choose not to renew my licence but later find that I need further prints of previously finalised Accounts will I be able to so do? Article rated 3.0/5.0
The system will recognise the expiry of your licence and the program will no longer work for you. One month prior to expiry the program will prompt you to re-order AND you will also receive a lette...
What if I encounter problems? Article rated 3.0/5.0
We recommend that you review this knowledgebase, as many questions will be answered here and you will also find practical examples and experiences from other users. If you cannot find a satisfactor...
Will I be able to “personalise” the Notes to the Accounts? Article rated 3.2/5.0
Yes, to some extent. Many individual Notes to the Accounts require direct input from you the Accountant. Comprehensive Accounts provides “Free Text Boxes” for these occurrences and you can compi...
Will I be able to add my LOGO to the Accounts? Article rated 3.0/5.0
Not in the first release, but we will monitor requests and if possible will incorporate the facility in a future release.
What happens if the FRSSE is amended or Company Law changes? Article rated 3.0/5.0
We will make the necessary amendments and issue an update.
Will I be advised of any updates to the program? Article rated 3.0/5.0
When we issue a new release of the software, we will update the release history and download pages of our web site and advise all licensed users by email. Thus, please ensure that we are updated as...
What if I have more questions? Article rated 2.9/5.0
If your questions are not addressed here or further clarification is needed, please open a support ticket on this knowledgebase including as much information as you can.
I have requested an installation CD. When will I receive this? Article rated 3.0/5.0
This article was written on 25th March 2011. We are developing the software continuously towards the iXBRL launch date in April 2011 as reporting requirements and our customers' needs demand. Du...
How do I submit accounts to Companies House online? Article rated 3.0/5.0
There is no statutory requirement to file accounts - abbreviated or otherwise - online with Companies House. Indeed, the filing of abbreviated accounts with Companies House might be scrapped altoge...
Why is there no telephone number listed on your web site? Why can't I phone you? Article rated 3.0/5.0
Comprehensive Accounts is designed and priced to provide a simple and cost-effective iXBRL solution for the small practising accountant. To enable us to maintain our competitive prices and deliver ...
Can Comprehensive report a capital gain? Article rated 3.0/5.0
Comprehensive produces statutory accounts - so nothing to do with Corporatin Tax. Enter your TB details and other data required for statutory accounts - directors details and directors report etc. ...