Businesses needing to get Making Tax Digital ready

If you need an accountant in East Sussex to get you ready for Making Tax Digital, we’re here to help. Our accounting practice is based in Uckfield and can help you get your VAT records online in HMRC recognised software. We prefer Clear Books Making Tax Digital ready software, and include the cost of the software in our competitively priced monthly accounting packages.

Please see our Guide to MTD information sheet.

I've been a client of Andy's for over four years and I can heartily recommend his services and those of his company. Andy and his team are always very responsive, professional and helpful. They offer a genuinely personal service and I would not hesitate to recommend their services.

Ashley Madden

Expert in channel sales and partnering

Consultants, contractors and freelancers

Specialists in managing accounts for one and two person businesses, our all-inclusive packages can be tailored to any business – our clients work in a huge range of industries, from Architecture to Zoology.

Complete Service

We take the hassle of accounting out of your hands. Our fixed monthly fees cover all aspects of accountancy and tax, from bookkeeping and monthly payroll, to Self Assessment and year-end accounts.

New to contracting

Rely on us for all the support you need when starting out as a limited company. We’ll lead you through everything you need to know, from initial set-up and maximising your take home pay, to year-end accounts and on-going compliance.

Switching accountants

As an established contractor, you may have outgrown or become dissatisfied with your current accountant. Moving to us is easy – our experienced team give honest advice and can guide you through the transfer with minimal fuss.

We provide our all-inclusive fixed fee packages to clients who operate in a wide range of different industry sectors including:

IT Financial services Medical Event management
Construction Oil and gas Pharmaceuticals Human resources
Legal Petrochemicals PR and Media Care
Accounting Engineering Entertainment Health and safety
Architecture Social care Sports media

Maitland’s online accounts app is so intuitive – a great business tool!

Sam – IT Contractor


The online systems are great and backed by a helpful, thorough team that are there whenever you need them

Steven Lester – Freelance Designer


Team Maitland speaks our language, making tax and accounting jargon simpler to understand. Great personal service!

Tim – Marquee Hire (Company Director)


Always there to support our business accounting requirements we feel safe in their hands

David – Asparagus Farmer (Proprietor)


Professional, very approachable, the team provide reliable support for all of my accounting needs.

Nick – Tree Surgeon (Proprietor)

“Maitland are a great firm to work with for private accounting, start-ups and start-ups becoming established businesses. Andy and the team there are great, very practical and pragmatic where they adapt to your business needs.”

Niall Duffy – EMEA Partner Segment Lead – Media & Entertainment at Amazon Web Services

“Andy and his team at Maitland are a  source of excellent sound advice and is highly knowledgeable on all matters of business and finance. He and his team work quietly and efficiently, but in a highly proactive way, essential for a small business like mine. I have no hesitation in recommending Andy and his firm.”

Charles Owen – Director at CREDOS Consulting

“Couldn’t recommend Andy and his team highly enough. Very responsive, explained everything in simple terms and gave me comfort that my accounts were being managed properly throughout my time as a freelancer.”

Lauren Pye – Senior Project Manager at Threads Styling Ltd.

“Andy and his team have given me great service and support over the last six years. They have been helpful, thorough and utterly reliable. Andy is always happy to advise on any queries, however mundane. It’s been an absolute pleasure dealing with him”

Carol Owens – Director at Mediadatrics Ltd

“I’ve been a customer of Andy for nearly 20 years and over that time, he’s provided great advice, solid accountancy services and saved me a huge amount of hassle and money. He’s also helped my son with his start-up business and I can’t recommend him highly enough.”

Alex West – Managing Director at Westlord Associates

“I have been a client of Andy’s for almost three years. He and his team are diligent and approachable. The team ensure that my regulatory duties are met and that I am advised in a prudent and measured way. Highly recommend Andy and the team.”

Gary Forward MIET, PGDCCI – Director – Head of UK Business Banking Digital IT and Global Head of e-Channels QA & Testing


“Andy’s firm has looked after Goalhanger Films since formation and have provided a first class service. His excellent team are highly approachable and efficient. Andy is always a pleasure to deal with, though I find him at his absolute best following a convincing win for Portsmouth at the weekend.”

Tony Pastor – Television Producer

“Andy helped me set up my company 7 years ago and has certainly made my life easier when it comes to tax and other accountancy matters. The team are all really helpful and will always spend time explaining and seeing you through issues over and above the normal call of duty. The personal touch makes all the difference and I would certainly recommend the company to any one looking for a quality firm of accountants.”

David Freer – Insurance consultancy

“We have used Andy Maitland/Maitland Limited, Chartered Accountants for over ten years and always find Andy and his highly skilled team, knowledgeable, friendly and proactive in their approach.”

James Richardson – Creative Director at Groundnation Limited

“Andy and his team are knowledgable and experienced professionals who respond to my requests and questions patiently and thoroughly. I implicitly rely on Andy’s advice and he has seen me through some challenging times over the years. I wholeheartedly recommend Andy and his team’s services, particularly if you are a contractor or small business. Andy is worth his weight in gold!!”

Leith Gill Murgai – Director at The Knowledge Lab

“I love Maitland’s cloud accounting system, so much easier. Everything is in one place, accessible on the move and saves valuable time”

Brian – Market Research


“I have known Andy for a number of years through the business community in Uckfield. I switched to using Andy’s accountancy services a couple of years ago as I liked his approach and his specialization in working with smaller businesses. Andy and his team are very helpful and professional and always available to help and provide advice. The personal service I receive is great and they provide excellent value.”

Chris Dowling – Business Mentor

“I’ve been with the Maitland team since 2002. They offer sound advice, excellent service and have my full confidence. To this day they look after all our UK family tax affairs, even though we now live in Australia.”

Tracy – Software Development


“Thank you for last night’s [ClearBooks] tutorial. It was very helpful and has brought the reference guides to life”

Galina – Management Consultancy


“I would highly recommend Maitland Accountants to anyone, especially someone setting up a company for the first time, as they are professional, trustworthy, have a very high degree of expertise in all areas of accounting, and they are also very caring and are happy to spend time with you to explain anything you are not sure about.”

Gary Carpenter – G C Testing Services Limited

“Maitland have supported my businesses for over 10 years as I moved from self-employed to limited company to our current SME. They have consistently given us Big City expertise but delivered as a small town personal service”

Sinead – Founder and CEO MySupportBroker