Best Accountancy SME 2017

Outsourced accounting firm, Legends Accounting Services, was recently recognized as Best Accountancy SME 2017 -UAE and Recognised Leaders in Cloud Accounting for their services, cost savings and efficiencies it has achieved for clients. Managing Partner Arshi Kaura shares how the 20-strong team of accountants is empowering SMEs in the UAE to achieve their goals sooner, by embracing innovative technologies that harness the opportunity in the unconventional.

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When Mr Takhtani came on board in 2014, Ms Kaura says it was difficult at first to maintain a healthy work-life balance, something that has improved with time. “When our second daughter was born it allowed me the freedom to work from home,” she adds.

Ms Kaura is among a growing band of female entrepreneurs, whose success has resulted in their spouse joining their venture, something the Dubai Business Women’s Council (DBWC), set up in 2002 to support women business owners, has observed.

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A very commonly asked question is whether VAT will affect our food, education, or health bills? The simple answer is not much; there are around 94 essential food products which are exempt and also, the education and healthy sectors are out of VAT as per the Ministry of Finance.

The exact list will be out once the law is out but looking at the VAT in other countries and based on information by Ministry of Finance in UAE, essential food items, health and education will be exempt from VAT.

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Identify the reasons for variances and then respond sooner rather than later—delays can be fatal for your business.

In a nutshell, budgeting sounds very easy in theory but requires far more determination when applied. It is planning the whole year ahead with revenue and cost and following up each month on actuals and adapting to changed circumstances.

  • "Legends accounting has given their expertise, accuracy and commitment to Knot Standard for over two years. Not only do I recommend them but I'm proud to say that I trust them immensely for all of our Company’s accounting. What I really appreciate is the professional service I get from Legends and team. "
    Tarig El Sheikh, , Co Founder and Managing Director - Knot Standard
  • Legends Accounting Services was recommended by a friend and I am very pleased with all the help, advice and support I have received. Legends Team is a great professional help on all accounting issues both routine and exceptional. They have become an indispensable part of our Alpin Family and we are fortunate to have chosen them as our accounting partner. They are proactive, responsive and flexible and their customer friendly ethos matches needs of our business associates. I will recommend Legends Accounting Services as the perfect support for any venture that is looking for an accounting support.
    Alpin Limited, Managing Director
  • I have been dealing with Legends Accounting for the last 2 years and am more than happy to recommend their services. The director Mrs Arshi is a hands-on committed professional who is always ready to help. She directs and guides to ensure that the books are properly maintained. Her infectious and enthusiastic attitude makes Legends a good accounting firm to work with. Indeed her firm has been of great help to both my company and my clients.
    Zenesis, Director
  • We are very pleased we chose Legends Accounting Services to manage our account. We are very happy with their services and with their work ethic. They manage to make relatively complicated accounts simple to understand, providing all the necessary details and do it in a friendly, professional atmosphere. We are always able to contact the team for any clarification or information required and they always come back in a very timely and efficient manner. Going forward we can think of no other accountant that we would want to work with, they are truly an extended part of our team.
    Bambootique, Managing Director
  • Legends Accounting Services have been looking after all of our accounting and CFO requirements for the past 1 year. In this time Legends Accounting Services has proven to be a through professional and very knowledgeable in all areas of accounting. As our company has grown, Legends Accounting Services has been able to provide us with all the necessary advice and guidence that is needed to ensure the continued success of our business.
    Stadlers, For Management
  • I am writing to express my overwhelming gratitude to Arshi and the Legends Accounting team for giving my business the financial support that it needs. Knowing that my accounts are being looked after and calculated accurately has really given me huge peace of mind. The fact that I am no longer reliant on my mediocre excel skills and receive monthly updates and reports that are easy to understand has made a huge difference in helping me understand how my business is doing. Arshi’s invaluable support has insured that I no longer feel like I am on this journey on my own and can count on Legends to help me and my company make the right steps towards growth. The flexible tailored packages are extremely affordable and worth every penny to secure peace of mind. Thank you Arshi and Legends Accounting. I look forward to a continued supportive relationship and am happy to recommend your services to anyone who needs accounting assistance.
    Managing Director, Ti22 Films
  • We are very pleased to be working with Legends Accounting Services; we find them helpful, friendly and very reliable, with accounts being produced on time and to a high standard. The company has been professional, understanding, and practical in dealing with our accounts. Arshi Kaura has been a trusted advisor, leading us through any complexities we might have encountered. She has devoted much time to explaining the finer details of recording and classifying our accounts which has been most helpful in the day to day running of our Nursery We would highly recommend Legends Accounting Services to any company looking for a trusted accounting firm and business partner.
    Director, Cooper Nursery