Our expert Tax team has over 100 years of combined experience in all areas of tax compliance and tax planning. We pride ourselves on providing a bespoke service to both individuals and businesses guiding you through the labyrinth of complex ever-changing tax legislation.
The team is headed up by Partner Amanda Gunter and Associate Rebecca Oatley, both of whom are Chartered Accountants and Chartered Tax Advisors. Rebecca is also STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners) qualified.
Income tax and Capital Gains Tax
From complex non residence and high net-worth individuals to pensioners and landlords, our team is here to help.
With constant changes in legislation, increased HMRC scrutiny and individuals ever changing circumstances, personal tax continues to be complex and confusing. Our team is there to guide you through it by providing a reliable and efficient service tailored to your needs.
We will complete your self-assessment tax return, calculate your tax bill and advise you of both filing and payment deadlines. We will also review your circumstances for any opportunities for tax savings and make recommendations accordingly.
Our personal tax team can also assist with Capital Gains Tax planning and compliance including dealing with the reporting of Capital Gains on Residential Property where taxable gains now need to be reported and the tax paid within 30 days of completion.
From small owner managed businesses to multi-million pound groups, we provide a bespoke planning and compliance service for all of our corporate clients at every stage of the company’s life cycle.
From advising on whether to incorporate at start up to assisting with the winding up process and everything in between we are here to help.
Our highly experienced team will manage the company’s annual tax compliance ensuring that all appropriate allowances, claims and deductions are made and will advise on tax payments due.
We aim to be proactive with tax planning and can advise on the pros and cons of your major business decisions, whether you are looking to expand or are planning for retirement.
As Inheritance tax allowances are frozen and property prices continue to rise, more and more estates are likely to suffer Inheritance Tax.
Timely planning can help to minimise the tax suffered by your beneficiaries. Our team of expert advisors will provide bespoke advice and guidance focusing on your needs and requirements. We pride ourselves on finding out who you and your family are in order to tailor our advice to your personal circumstances.
Whether you need assistance with annual compliance or are seeking planning advice our experienced team is here to help.
With a STEP (Society of Trust and Estates Practitioners) qualified team member we provide quality advice on all types of trusts and at all stages of a trust’s life cycle.
From advice on the implications of setting up a trust, completion of annual tax returns, accounts and trust administration to advice and assistance in winding the trust up we can support you every step of the way.
Value Added Tax continues to be a highly complex tax that all types of businesses have to deal with and the introduction of MTD (Making Tax Digital) for VAT in 2019 added to the administrative burden of completing VAT returns.
Our approachable and reliable business services team have built an excellent reputation for helping clients fulfil their VAT compliance requirements with our services ranging from a simple review of a VAT return prepared by you prior to submission through to more hands-on book keeping followed by the preparation and submission of the VAT return to HMRC.
Our tax team also provides advice on the treatment of transactions for VAT purposes including advising on the Domestic Reverse Charge, treatment of the sale of goods or services outside of the UK and Options to Tax in relation to land and buildings.
The Government continues to focus on reducing the ‘tax gap’ through targeted enquiries. Our experienced team has an excellent record dealing with tax enquiries thanks to our ethos of working closely with you from the start to the end of the enquiry. We will communicate directly with HM Revenue & Customs during the enquiry, agree any adjustments needed and advise you throughout the process.
Yes and no. HMRC has a very full website that covers many aspects of UK taxation. If you are willing to wait, you can call them with a specific question. However, HMRC does not give tax advice about what you should do in terms of tax planning and tax mitigation.
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