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Ideal Schools specialises in offering bookkeeping and accounting training via home study, including Payroll, Self Assessment Taxation, Sage Accounts and Sage Payroll, and more. Founded in 1983 we have over 30 years experience in this and have helped tens of thousands of students achieve their goals and improve their job prospects and earning potential.

Our specially prepared study manuals are easy to understand and take you step by step through the essential topics, enabling you to pass examinations. Full tutorial services are available via phone & email we have award winning, dedicated, private social media groups where extensive tutorial & career support is available 24/7.

CPD Courses and Workshops Available

  • Certificate in Self-Assessment Taxation

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    This course provides a comprehensive insight in the preparation and submission of a self-assessment tax return for individuals and businesses (sole traders & partnerships). It covers in detail the recoding of expenses and income from various sources (interest received; dividends; wages; tips; benefits; etc). It also covers deadline dates; form completion and much; much more. Students are comprehensively tested throughout their study with assignment submissions and extensive tutor support is provided via phone; email and career focussed social media groups.

  • Certificate in Preparing & Submitting Final Accounts for Micro Entities under FRS105

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    This course provides a comprehensive insight in the preparation and submission of final accounts for micro entities using the reporting standard FRS105. It covers in detail elements of underpinning knowledge; Limited Company Financial Statements; accounting adjustments for corporation tax and the interpretation of financial affairs. Students are comprehensively tested throughout their study with assignment submissions and extensive tutor support is provided via phone; email and career focussed social media groups.

  • Certification in Costing and Budgeting

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    Certificate in Costing & Budgeting Providing an understanding of a business’ planning budgeting and control processes and helping with the decision making within a business including within a manufacturing environment. Covering the basics of Management Accounting.

  • Diploma in Payroll Management

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    Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the theory of payroll; Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of and be able to calculate the various payments that can make up an employee’s Gross Pay; Show knowledge and understanding of and be able to calculate through the use of tables the amount of National Insurance Contributions that will be deducted from gross pay; Show knowledge and understanding of the concept of PAYE together with the use of tax codes to correctly calculate the amount of PAYE to be deducted in a given period; Show knowledge and understanding of other statutory deductions that can be applied to an employee’s pay; Show knowledge of the rules applying to directors in a payroll situation; Demonstrate a knowledge of the rules regarding benefits in kind; Demonstrate a knowledge of the rules governing the payment and deductions that apply to contractors and sub-contractors within the Construction Industry; Understand the use of the various forms that are used within a payroll system; Understand and be able to complete the various forms that apply to a business running a payroll system.