Tax & Audit

Every business owner needs a team of professionals in the background who provide continuous support and advice. That's what we are here to do.

Through years of commitment to our business clients we have developed a wide range of skills and services designed to improve business performance and profitability.

Background support - When you are running a business, time is money. With our business support services we take care of many of your routine financial and accounting operations, leaving you free to do what you do best - growing your business.

Proactive advice - But we don't stop there. Many business owners find they cannot make enough time to analyse their performance and plan ahead to improve things in the future. With our business advisory services we use our skills to monitor your business and give proactive advice on how you can improve your bottom line - and we work with you to implement any suggestions you take up.

We give you:

  • More time to run your business
  • The peace of mind that someone is keeping an eye on the essentials
  • Help and support when things go wrong

Whatever your type of business, from start-up to PLC, and whatever your needs, from audit and accounting to international structuring, from financing to exit strategies, our specialist services are designed to add value to your business. See our list of services on the right to find out how we can help you:

Audit Services

Though business owners traditionally regard the annual audit and preparation of annual accounts as a cost centre - a necessary evil that adds no value to the business - we strive to transform it into a profit centre.

Corporate tax planning

Corporation tax represents a substantial part of your trading costs. Moreover, the increased reporting obligations, robust investigation policies on the part of the tax authorities,

Personal tax planning

With the tax regime becoming more complex and more emphasis being put on taxpayers' individual responsibilities, everyone who is subject to taxation needs professional advice and support if they are to optimise their tax position and ensure they meet all the compliance requirements.

Self assessment

The term 'self assessment' is proving to be one of the great misnomers of all time. Many taxpayers struggle to understand the complex tax returns and complete them correctly.

VAT

Value added tax is one of the most complex and onerous tax regimes imposed on business - so complex that many businesses inadvertently overpay or underpay VAT.

Estate planning

Few of us like to think about dying, but equally few of us could live with the thought that we have not made adequate provision for family and friends who survive us.

Retirement strategies

Everyone hopes to maintain the same standard of living in retirement as they presently enjoy while working, but to achieve this requires considerable forward planning. Here are some important questions you need to ask yourself:

Trusts & executorships

Trusts are relatively easy and very tax efficient way to set aside assets for future beneficiaries outside of the inheritance tax net. We can advise on the most suitable type of trust for your purposes, set up trusts, and provide a full range of accounting services for trusts.

Forensic accounting & litigation support

There is a good chance that at some point in your business or personal life you will find yourself involved in a legal dispute over money. It could be any of the following: