Our corporate tax team offer a full suite of tax compliance and advisory services to a range of businesses from listed multinationals to entrepreneurial start-ups. We help our clients understand and meet their compliance obligations whilst always seeking tax and process efficiencies.
Whether a business needs supports with their day-to-day tax function, periodic reporting, a significant transaction, changes in operations, or perhaps changes in tax legislation, our advice is designed to meet our clients' commercial objectives.
Key to our service delivery is our enthusiasm and proactive approach. We seek an in-depth knowledge and understanding of our clients’ businesses in order to offer appropriate and valuable expertise.
We treat corporation tax compliance with the intelligence it deserves. This is essential to give our clients confidence in the accuracy of the returns, and to provide a tax compliance solution that delivers tax efficiencies and complies with current tax law.
Tax accounting and reporting
Our team support businesses with their tax calculations, disclosures and reporting processes for statutory financial statements, management information, and tax payments.
Corporate Interest Restriction
This complex regime limits corporation tax relief for finance costs above £2m. Companies below the £2m limit should also consider the relevance of the rules in order to maximise relief in future periods.
Reporting fund status under the UK’s offshore fund tax regime can be beneficial for UK investors. Our team can assist with the associated applications, compliance and reporting.
Tax risk and governance
With businesses facing increased public scrutiny of their tax affairs, HMRC now has a range of measures to promote compliance and hold taxpayers to account where they fall short.
These tax-advantaged venture capital schemes provide an important incentive to invest in small and growing companies. Our team advises on this key aspect of raising external investment.
These regulations require organisations to report particular cross-border arrangements to HMRC. Although they are designed in part to counter aggressive tax planning, they can apply to transactions with no specific tax motive, so organisations will have to consider their obligations carefully.
The Research & Development tax regime provides valuable reliefs that can reduce a company’s tax bill or result in a payable tax credit, and the definition of qualifying R&D is often wider than many people expect.
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