Welcome to Coburn McKenna

Liverpool Chartered Accountants

We are a forward thinking, pro-active accountancy practice with clients across Liverpool and Merseyside.

We pride ourselves on our friendly, professional approach to our clients needs. All of our clients enjoy free, general advice by telephone or email – no nasty surprise fees.


We provide a wide array of services to our clients, below is just a sample of how we can help you.

Accountancy services

We provide expert accountancy services for small businesses, whether you are a sole trader, partnership or limited company.

Whether you require year end figures for the taxman or management accounts to help you run your business, Coburn McKenna can help.  We work closely with all of our clients to improve the reliability and timeliness of their accounting systems.



Our team have over 25 years experience in looking after small businesses.

Maintaining books and records can be a time-consuming exercise. We work with you and your key staff to help relieve this burden, and let you get on with growing your business.

Our service includes everything from keeping your accounting records to preparing VAT returns and management reports.  Whatever your needs, we can come up with a cost-effective solution.

Making Tax Digital (MTD)

MTD for VAT begins for periods beginning on or after 1 April 2019, and will result in most businesses changing the way in which they prepare VAT returns.

At Coburn McKenna we have the expertise to help you become compliant before the legislation comes into force. Our services include:

       – Reviewing your MTD requirements;

       – Advising on changes required to current systems;

       – System design;

       – Data migration;

       – System testing and training.

What’s more, we are fully Xero-certified chartered accountants so you can rest easy in the knowledge that we have the expertise you require.

Payroll and Auto Enrolment

We provide expert payroll support to our clients, including handling all aspects of auto enrolment requirements.

Our payroll solutions include BACS payment services to remove the strain of paying staff each month, along with paperless e-payslips direct to your team.  No matter the size of your business, we can provide a perfect resource.

Tax Returns

Tax returns – we get it.

Our Chartered Tax Advisor will help you stay on the right side of HMRC, ensuring you are always up to date and compliant.  We always look at ways to reduce your liabilities, making best use of the tax reliefs available to you.

If you would like to see how we can help you, get in touch using our contact form below.


Tax Planning

As well as keeping you fully compliant with HMRC, we can also provide targeted advice to reduce your tax liabilities.

We pride ourselves on being ethical tax advisors – we don’t promote or encourage our clients to invest in avoidance schemes.  Instead, we focus on real-world answers that will reduce your tax bills without causing you a headache.

Our services include:

       – Personal tax planning

       – Capital gains tax planning, including obtaining maximum relief

       – Corporation tax planning

       – Company re-organisations

       – Employee share schemes

and all are backed by Chartered Tax Advisor status, ensuring you get the best quality advice every time.

HMRC Investigations

Are you under pressure from HMRC over your tax affairs?

We have a wealth of experience in dealing with HMRC enquiries, ensuring that you are properly represented in any negotiations with HMRC.  From advising on how to respond to HMRC to a fully-managed investigation service; we can help.

We understand the pressures that such enquiries can create, not only in business terms but personally.  If you need expert advice, get in touch using our contact form below.  We always provide a free, no-obligation meeting to see how we can protect you.


"I want an accountant that knows my business, my industry and me. That's exactly what I get with Coburn McKenna. Not just an accountants, but also great business advocates who are always on hand to listen and provide advice."
Louise Gillespie, Jessie’s Jewels
"They work in a very proactive way ensuring that nothing is forgotten and ensure I have all the information I need to be able to make the correct decisions for my business."
Etsu Restaurant


Here at Coburn McKenna we think it is important that you know who you are dealing with.
You will always have a dedicated client manager here, ensuring you get the service you deserve.



Mark heads up our accountancy and tax departments, and is both a chartered accountant and chartered tax advisor. With over 15 years’ experience in advising owner-managed businesses, he has a wealth of experience in advising clients on business matters.

With an extensive knowledge of UK tax legislation, he offers specialist advice on how to plan for – and reduce – your tax liabilities.

Contact him directly on:


(0151) 489 1010

07972 184 881



With over 30 years’ experience, Clair heads up our bookkeeping, payroll and auto-enrolment departments.

Her extensive knowledge in these areas ensures that our clients have access to unparalleled support at their fingertips. Whether cloud software options, system integrations, or payroll and auto-enrolment changes, she has assisted hundreds of clients to tackle the very real business issues they face.

Contact her directly on:


(0151) 489 1010

07968 371 878

"Coburn McKenna go above and beyond, always on hand to offer advice and assistance whenever required, with their experienced knowledge in their field you can trust and rely upon them 100%."
Amanda Chong, Platinum Civil Engineering Ltd
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You can arrange a FREE no-obligation meeting with us using the form below. We look forward to hearing from you!