Keeping accurate accounting records is an essential task for every successful contractor. Not only can you ensure that you stay on the right side of the taxman, but you should also be able to see exactly what your financial situation is at any moment in time.
If you are working via your own limited company, you need to keep on top of your accounting duties.
A good accountant will look after your company's affairs, however you (as a director) are utimately responsible for the accuracy of your company accounts.
Browse our accountancy guides to find out what your duties are, and what an accountant can do for you.