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Taxation Services


As tax advisor in London, our objective is to work closely with you to ensure you pay the minimum tax required by law. We will help you to understand the tax implications of your actions, in order that you can plan ahead and conduct your affairs in a tax efficient way.

Corporation Taxation

Under Corporation, the legal responsibility for correctly calculating the corporation tax liability falls on business owners. We understand the issues facing owner-managed businesses and can prepare tax returns in a timely and efficient manner. We will also calculate your company's tax liability and assist with the calculation of any quarterly instalment payments.

The increased reporting obligations, investigation policies on the part of the taxation uk authorities and harsher penalties for non-compliance mean that your time and resources can be taken up with tax administration. We will help to minimise corporate tax exposure and relieve the administrative burden of compliance with current tax legislation. Effective corporate tax planning can also result in significant improvements in your bottom line.

Personal Tax

HMRC require certain individuals to complete taxation return every year. This could be because:

  • You are, or were, a company director
  • You are or were self-employed
  • You earn an income from: overseas sources investment dividends rental property
  • You receive other income that is not taxed at source - for example capital gains or dividends.
It is the tax-payer’s responsibility to tell HMRC that you need to complete Self Assessment returns by registering with them. This can be done online or over the phone. Failing to register usually results in HMRC catching up with you a few years down the line - at which time significant penalties and/or interest will usually be charged.

We offer an efficient and comprehensive tax return service for individuals and companies. A dedicated member of our tax team will offer you advice and help you to organise your return information. If you are required to complete an annual self-assessment tax return, you must meet HMRC deadlines to avoid penalties and interest payments. If you have completed a form before, you will know that it is often complex and time consuming.

Our Personal taxation Services include:

  • Completion of your Self Assessment Tax Return
  • Self Assessment Enquiry Services
  • Completion of Partnership Tax Returns
  • Capital Gains Tax Planning
  • Inheritance Tax Planning
  • Services for Sub-Contractors and IR35 compliance
  • Chase any overpaid tax, you may be due
  • Give advance warning of your potential tax liabilities

Trust Tax

Trusts are primarily used to protect assets for any number of reasons but they can also have tax advantages.

As trusts are, in most cases, legally separate from both trustees and beneficiaries, they have their own tax compliance regime and tax rates.

Income from a trust is often passed on to beneficiaries who must report this income on their income tax returns. The fiduciary of the trust is required to file the income tax return for the trust.

We can advise you on the use of trusts in tax planning and asset protection, deal with all the tax compliance issues such as the preparation and submission of Trust Tax Returns and advise you on the trust's tax liabilities.