The most common areas of UK tax law affecting foreign businesses trading in the UK are as follows:

  • VAT
  • Corporation Tax
  • Construction Industry Scheme (CIS)
  • PAYE

We are able to help on all the above issues, and we:

  • Assist with VAT registrations
  • Act as UK VAT and tax agent
  • Prepare and submit VAT returns, EC sales lists and Intrastat Returns
  • Provide opinions on the VAT structuring of transactions in the UK
  • Assist within the development of VAT strategies
  • Obtain rulings from HM Revenue & Customs regarding the VAT and tax treatment of transactions
  • Deal with HM Revenue & Customs in respect of decisions and assessments, including penalty assessments
  • Advise on all aspects of the special regime for those involved in construction operations in the UK (CIS)
  • Advise on UK payroll taxes (PAYE/NIC)
  • Advise on liability to UK Corporation Tax
  • Advise on ‘permanent establishment’ issues for Corporation Tax
  • Manage Tax, VAT, PAYE and Intrastat inspections
  • Carry out pre-inspection VAT audits
  • Manage HMRC VAT audits
  • Manage all tax investigations, especially those with offshore or international aspects.
  • Defend you in any tax disputes with HMRC, including representing you in appeals to the UK Tax Tribunal
  • Provide company secretarial services
  • Through our associate Chartered Accountancy firm, offer accounting services