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Brought forward amounts at the start of the current accounting period do not match the carry forward amounts in the comparative period
TaxCalc will show any errors that will prevent successful submission of the accounts to HMRC on the Check and Finish page within Accounts Production. The error messages that are displayed appear based on postings made, which should match between the current and comparative accounting period. If...
rating 07 Feb, 2017 Views: 14925
How do I make adjustments to prior years?
When making a prior year adjustment, you need to ensure that the adjustment is complete in the previous and current year in a particular way to ensure that this files successfully with HMRC and Companies House. You should follow the below routine. Please note: The below instructions are for...
rating 07 Apr, 2017 Views: 14023
How do I apply for a Presenter Authentication Code and Presenter Identifier from Companies House?
A Presenter Identifier and Presenter Authentication Code are always necessary if you file accounts through third party software. The Presenter ID starts with 000 and ends with 000. This is a mixture of numbers and letters and is 11 characters long. The Authentication code is a mixture of numbers...
rating 15 Sep, 2017 Views: 12188
How do I import a Trial Balance using a CSV?
You can save time when importing Trial Balances into Accounts Production by exporting a CSV (comma-separated values) file from your bookkeeping software. This is quicker than manually entering the data. Below is a short video that will take you through the import routine. Alternatively, for a...
rating 27 Apr, 2020 Views: 11024
#502 – fatal: Authorisation Failure (when submitting accounts to Companies House)
If you get the error message #502 – fatal: Authorisation Failure when filing to Companies House, it means that one of the following entries is incorrect or missing. Check all the details carefully and re-enter them where possible. Delete any spaces appearing at the end of an entry. Company...
rating 20 Nov, 2017 Views: 5399
How do I show comparative figures in Accounts Production?
To display comparative figures you need to input the final trial balance for that accounting period into Accounts Production. Follow these steps: Create a new period and enter the prior year’s dates. Create a batch for the final trial balance. If the dates follow each other, the comparative...
rating 31 Jan, 2020 Views: 4366
Changes to officers don't update when I click on Refresh List
In instances where changes are made to relationships within Practice Manager, if an accounting period already exists, you will need to force a refresh for these changes to take place on the financial statements. To do this, you will need to go to the Officers page within Client Information and...
rating 27 Sep, 2019 Views: 3858
FRS Accountancy Standards and TaxCalc
TaxCalc Accounts Production allows you to complete accounts in various accounting standards. The following table lists the accounting standards that TaxCalc can be used for (and their respective dates). Accounting Standard Effective from FRSSE (2008) Suitable for accounting...
rating 24 Mar, 2017 Views: 3663
How do I check the status of my submissions to Companies House?
To poll for a response from Companies House, please complete the below steps: Click on the View tab. Click on Companies House Filing History to see a list of outstanding accounts that need to be polled. Click on Check all pending to see if Companies House has responded. Alternatively if...
rating 27 Oct, 2016 Views: 3105
Can I add new account codes in Accounts Production?
Unfortunately you can't add your own account codes due to the tagging requirements specified by HMRC and Companies House respectively. Accounts Production provides a wide range of account codes to suit most requirements. However, if there are any codes you think we should add, please let us know....
rating 29 Mar, 2017 Views: 2369
How do I create relationships for directors, company secretaries and partners in Practice Manager?
To create a relationship for a director, company secretary or partner who is listed in Practice Manager, complete the following steps: Launch Practice Manager. Double-click on the relevant company/partnership. Click on Relationships. Click on Create Relationship. In the wizard, select the...
rating 17 Oct, 2019 Views: 2233
How do I print a trial balance?
To print a trial balance, follow these steps: Go to Accounts Production. Open the client in the applicable accounting period. Click on Reports. Select Trial Balance. Click on Export Report and select which format you would like to print the document in. This will display the current...
rating 25 Aug, 2016 Views: 2104
How to submit LLP accounts to Companies House
Once you are happy with the accounts, you can complete the LLP submission to Companies House. Click on Check and Finish. If there are no errors, click on File to Companies House Go through the ‘File online to Companies House Wizard’, choosing whether you want to submit either: ...
rating 08 Jul, 2019 Views: 1727
Why can't I edit the notes to the accounts?
If you can't edit notes to the accounts, the accounting period may be locked. Follow these steps to unlock it: Click on the Check and Finish menu. Select Unlock Accounting Period. NOTE: It's good practice to lock the accounting period once your client has approved the accounts.
rating 07 Jul, 2015 Views: 1683
How do I move an Accounts Production client from one TaxCalc database to another?
If you have the Accounts Production module with TaxCalc, all of the information is retained in the database and therefore there is no easy way to move the information for one client from one machine (database) to another. You can move a client into a different database (or new machine) but this is...
rating 17 Oct, 2019 Views: 1339

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