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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Claiming the Fifth Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) Grant

16th July 2021

The rules for the fifth grant are similar to the fourth grant in most respects, however, they differ in terms of the level of grant that can be claimed is now dependent on the reduction in turnover of the individual claiming.

Changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS)

5th July 2021

Changes to the CJRS scheme from July through to the end of September will result in employers having to cover a portion of the employee’s actual wages, as well as the national insurance and pension contributions.

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.