Tax investigations

Tax investigations

Investigations needn’t be feared. We’re here to provide guidance and support with civil HMRC enquiries and investigations, every step of the way and at any stage.

The knock on the door from the taxman is never welcome. It can be scary, stressful and the time taken to deal with questions can be draining, not to mention the prospect of more tax to pay.

We’ve got the knowledge and experience you need. We can help you through the process, taking the mystery out of how to deal with HMRC and guide you to minimize the pain.

These serious enquiries into tax avoidance schemes or allegations of fraud need specialist handling to protect you against the HMRC team you will be up against. They can have serious consequences – a huge financial impact, being published in the tax defaulters list and in some cases litigation.

It’s a frightening prospect, but we can help. We know our stuff, and we’ll be real, human and honest with you. Our experienced team will guide you through the process and advise on the best way to resolve these challenging issues

If you’ve got assets or bank accounts overseas and you need to disclose a problem to HMRC, we can help. Perhaps you’ve been given bad advice about what you’re required to declare. Getting it wrong can have severe financial consequences.

We can assist you to make sure that what you say and how you say it, gives you the maximum protection available through the disclosure process.

If a scheme you have used goes wrong, we can help you work with HMRC to resolve the issue in the best way to protect you against the worst they can throw at you.

We can assist you in coming to terms with HMRC to determine what tax is due and what penalty range they could potentially impose, and how much culpability you have. We’ll be straight with you and tell it like it is, whilst always trying to get you the best possible outcome we can.

The current working world often throws up radically different arrangements from the long-term employee/employer relationships of the past. HMRC ‘s rules can catch you out, imposing employment style tax charges on what were intended to be non-employment agreements.

We can guide you through these still evolving issues so that your company can continue to utilize third party contractors confidently and effectively.

The approach to inheritance tax valuations depends very much upon it’s intended purpose, whether that be for putting in place tax planning or on reporting an estate on death.

Regardless of the reasoning, we can take this off your hands, providing you with the valuation required and incorporating this into any succession planning or required reporting.

If it’s tax that’s foxing you, we’ll fix it for you.

Get in touch with our experts today to get the answers you need.