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We provide expertise throughout the South West to individuals and businesses to support you through increasing legislation and changing circumstances to ensure tax efficiency.

Tax & VAT


For almost every business, tax is inevitable and it is often dreaded. Our corporate tax team provide a comprehensive range of tax services for South West businesses to help plan for and minimise the liability.

We advise and assist with:

  • Business tax planning
  • Tax relief for companies
  • Corporation tax returns
  • Corporate tax saving opportunities
  • Capital Gains Tax (CGT)
  • R & D tax credits
  • Capital allowances
  • HMRC tax investigations
  • VAT

Personal tax services

How you structure your personal affairs can have a huge impact on the tax you pay. We’ll work with you to come up with an individual tax planning strategy that makes sure you pay the least amount of tax.

We advise and assist with:

  • Tax planning
  • Personal tax compliance
  • Personal tax relief
  • Income tax
  • Capital Gains Tax (CGT)
  • Inheritance tax (IHT)
  • Trusts
  • Estates
  • HMRC tax investigations
  • Land & property portfolio planning
  • Education fees planning
  • Care home fee planning
  • High-net-worth individuals
  • Non-domiciles

VAT specialist advice

Whether you’re a business owner, a property developer, or a charity, our VAT expert’s aim is always to help you reduce the burden of dealing with VAT. We have helped businesses with registering for VAT, advice on avoiding penalties, mitigation of penalties, and ensuring that VAT reliefs/opportunities are maximised wherever possible.

We advise and assist with:

  • VAT registration
  • Customs duties
  • VAT disputes & appeals
  • Partial exemption
  • VAT planning & structuring transactions
  • International issues
  • Specialist sectors

Martin Gurney

Tax Partner - Swindon


Adam Lloyd

Regional Head of VAT - Bristol


Helen Gale

Head of Tax


Clive Barron

Tax Manager - Bristol

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