Taxation

We have the expertise and software to complete all relevant forms to comply with the Self Assessment regulations, in respect of Companies, Individuals, Partnerships and Trusts. We are able to give practical advice on respective tax positions and the planning opportunities available. We will also calculate any liabilities and advise accordingly.

The increased reporting obligations, complex legislation, investigation policies on the part of the tax authorities and harsher penalties for non-compliance, mean that time and resources can be taken up with tax administration. We will help to minimise tax exposure and relieve the administrative burden of compliance with current tax legislation.

We advise on a wide range of tax planning issues with the aim of minimising tax liabilities. This advice includes Inheritance tax planning, suggesting an appropriate business structure or tax efficient profit extraction from an owner managed company.

Our range of service include:

  • Self Assessment tax returns and repayment claims
  • Capital Gains Tax planning and calculations
  • Inheritance tax, succession and estate planning
  • Trust and Estate taxation
  • Capital allowances
  • Tax efficient remuneration and incentivisation of staff (Employee incentive schemes / effective remuneration planning)
  • Buying and selling businesses
  • Business structures and re-organisations
  • Tax efficient remuneration and incentives
  • Passing on the family business
  • Corporation tax advice including Research and Development claims
  • General tax planning for individuals, companies and large corporate groups
  • VAT planning and advisory services
  • Tax investigations and fee protection
  • IR35 and employment status

For more information about any of our taxation services please contact the office.


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Extra time to prepare for MTD for Income Tax Self-Assessment

7th October 2021

Recently HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) announced that businesses will have an extra year to prepare for the digitalisation of Income Tax.

Hospitality Industry – Increased VAT Rate

23rd September 2021

From 1 October 2021, there will be a further change to the temporary VAT rate for those in the hospitality industry making supplies of catering, holiday accommodation, and admissions to attractions. The VAT rate will increase from 5% to 12.5% for 6 months before reverting back to the standard 20% ra

Memberships & Accreditations

When appointing a firm of accountants it is important to check that they are appropriately registered and regulated.

Our clients can be assured that Scott & Wilkinson are registered with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales to carry out audit work in the United Kingdom and regulated for a range of investment business activities.

We are also registered with the Chartered Institute of Taxation as a firm of Chartered Tax advisors. 

Any use of the term "partner", if used, indicates a member of Scott & Wilkinson LLP or an employee of Scott & Wilkinson LLP with equivalent standing and does not indicate that a partnership exists for the purposes of the Partnership Act 1980.