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Tax Risk & Dispute Resolution

Integrated and effective dispute resolution for high net worth individuals and their businesses.

Understanding your needs

Media interest in the tax affairs of large businesses and wealthy individuals remains undiminished.

The Government and HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) are under greater pressure to close the ‘tax gap’ by tackling evasion, tax avoidance and other non-compliance.

As a result, HMRC has increased the number of tax enquiries and the additional tax, interest and penalties collected from these.

Tax investigations of businesses and individuals and the associated dispute resolution can be stressful, disruptive and expensive, and calls for effective tax dispute resolution.

Our people, your partners

Our partner-led tax risk and dispute resolution team will work closely with you to provide innovative and client-focused solutions that will ensure your tax risks and any associated disputes, are effectively managed.

Drawing on our multi-disciplinary offering spanning personal tax, trusts and estates, corporate tax, VAT and business advisory services, we will ensure that your best interests are protected.

We align our expertise and experience to your business and personal objectives, ensuring each stage of a potential dispute is handled effectively to achieve a satisfactory conclusion.

How we can help

From routine enquiries to in-depth investigations or assistance in bringing your UK tax affairs up to date through voluntary disclosure, we can guide you through every step of the process.

Our approach is tailored for your specific needs, to ensure we reach an early and favourable outcome.

We can assist with the following:

  • HMRC enquiries
  • Specialist investigations & preparation of disclosure reports
  • Cross-border tax investigations
  • Global Automatic Exchange of Information & the Common Reporting Standard (CRS)
  • Voluntary disclosures (Worldwide Disclosure Facility and Disclosures outside of the former Facility)
  • Alternative dispute resolution
  • Appeals, postponement applications & HMRC internal reviews
  • Accelerated Payment Notices and Follower Notices
  • Tax litigation
  • Tax Tribunal support services
  • Managing tax and reputational risk
  • Managing HMRC relationships
  • Schedule 36 (part 5) FA 2008 notices
  • Time to pay arrangements
  • HMRC statutory discretion
Personal relationships and trust are fundamental to our tax dispute resolution services.

Our client stories

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Responding to a Code of Practice 9 investigation

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HMRC enquiry into structuring of offshore trust

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HMRC Code of Practice 9 investigation

Insights

Switzerland-Geneva 19 October 2021

International working, the EEA and social security (A1) arrangements during the Covid pandemic: Rules now relaxed until 31 December 2021

Robert Salter reviews the EEU (and Swiss) social security authorities’ decision to extend Covid-19 social security concession until 31 December 2021.

18 October 2021

The profit fragmentation rules: Where are we now in a post-Brexit environment?

Andy Briggs takes an in depth look at the profit fragmentation rules, and what steps need to be taken to ensure your business is compliant.

12 October 2021

Millions could be worse off with wage inflation

The Government has a vision for a high-wage economy, but wage inflation could lead to millions being less well-off writes David Hough.