International accounting services
Need help expanding internationally?
Whether you are considering exporting, expanding your activity in international markets or looking to do business in the UK, we have a team who can help you achieve your ambitions.
Our international services include international tax expertise combined with commercial solutions and global links enable us to deliver the support you need whenever and wherever in the world you need it.
International trading brings with it a host of unique challenges. Our experts don’t just help you with the numbers, we work with you to assess if your business is ready to trade internationally. We identify risks and advise on strategies to guard against them. From employment considerations to specific social and political rules, we are on hand to help you get to grips with doing business abroad.
Corporate international tax
Co-ordinating international tax advice across jurisdictions is vital. Our international tax experts will develop customised tax plans that help manage your compliance while reducing your exposure. We advise clients on:
- Tax efficient ownership structures
- Repatriation of profits
- Withholding taxes and tax clearances
- Double taxation relief
- Controlled Foreign Companies planning
- Managing enquiries from local and UK tax authorities
Personal international tax
In today’s highly mobile world individuals are often on the move. Many of our clients are non-domiciles or have an international tax aspect to their financial matters. They rely on us to provide peace of mind that their personal tax affairs are in order. We will help you protect your earnings and minimise your personal tax liabilities while complying with local tax laws.
Who we work with
- Employers (and their employees) seeking to provide tax advice to internationally mobile staff, whether on secondment or permanently relocating
- Individuals coming to work in the UK
- Individuals seeking to emigrate for retirement
How we can help
Our personal tax accountants provide advice on the income tax, capital gains tax and inheritance tax implications of working in the UK or leaving the UK for both short and long periods of time. We work with you to clarify your residence and domicile position with HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC)
International payments & foreign exchange
Managing foreign currency exposure proactively can save you significant sums of money. Whether you are sending or receiving money globally, managing imports and exports, investing offshore or travelling, we can help your money go further.
Geneva Group International
To deliver the best advice possible, we are members of Geneva Group International (GGI), one of the top ten international alliances of accounting, consulting and law firms. This means we have local experts around the globe who are able to advise on local regulations, compliance and go-to-market strategies.
Rationalising your VAT registrations worldwide, managing the cashflow implications of VAT and securing VAT repayments from other countries.
We act for a large number of UK subsidiaries of overseas companies and can deal with all requirements including reliable and regular reporting back to the overseas headquarters, legislation affecting the UK subsidiary, transfer pricing and financial reporting requirements.
Setting up a business in the UK
If you are planning on doing business in the UK, knowledge of the investment and trading environment together with information on the accounting, tax and legal framework are vital for success.
Our services include:
- Setting up a trading entity
- Audit and accounts, including outsourced FD service
- Domestic tax advice
- International tax planning
- Strategic advice
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