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Value Added Tax (VAT)

Clear, pragmatic and commercially focused advice to manage your VAT risk, meet your compliance needs and maximise the opportunities for VAT savings.

Understanding your VAT needs

In a world where indirect tax has become an ever-increasing burden for businesses and where VAT systems are becoming progressively more complex, it is important to get the right VAT advice at the right time.

We understand how important it is to protect the interests of your business and work with a wide range of clients on their indirect tax requirements - from multinational organisations, charities and public sector bodies, to entrepreneurs and family run businesses.

We also cater for the needs of UK and overseas businesses that are looking to expand internationally and manage their concerns over the impact of UK and EU VAT.

Our people, your partners

Our VAT advisers are passionate about their field of expertise.

They have specialist knowledge of a wide range of sectors including clients involved with financial services, charities, real estate, retail and manufacturing. 

Our partner-led teams will work as an extension of your business to offer clear, pragmatic and commercially focused VAT advice that will deliver the best possible solutions – from VAT compliance and risk management, to the maximising of VAT savings opportunities and, where necessary, negotiating with HMRC on your behalf.

In all that we do, we will carefully consider the right approach to our advice and will draw upon the expertise and insight of the wider business to provide you with as comprehensive a service as possible.  

How we can help

Our VAT specialists offer a wide range of bespoke services to support your business, including:

  • Governance and VAT risk management
  • Specific transaction-based VAT consultancy
  • Land and property transactions (including construction services)
  • Business mergers, acquisitions and restructuring
  • Businesses expanding internationally
  • Overseas businesses coming to the UK
  • International, cross border and EU issues
  • Partial exemption calculations and reviews
  • Special reliefs for charities and not-for-profit organisations
  • Enquiries, disputes, penalties and interest charges imposed by HMRC
  • VAT compliance including VAT returns

If you have a VAT question, wider indirect tax problem or if you are about to embark on a transaction and want to understand the VAT implications for your business, get in touch now to speak with an advisor.

Our partner-led team will work as an extension of your business to offer clear, pragmatic and commercially focused VAT advice.

Our client stories

Advising a Venture Capital Fund Manager with their VAT registration


VAT penalties


Property conversions and VAT


27 January 2023

Changes to VAT options to tax

With HMRC changing the way they process and acknowledge options to tax, what does it mean for property companies and professional advisors?

Alan Pearce 27 January 2023

Why is the place of establishment relevant for VAT?

A business’ place of establishment often determines the place of supply of services for VAT, so defining this correctly is key to avoiding penalties

22 December 2022

New late payment regime for VAT – Points make penalties

New regime will be a more complex multi-tier penalties system with interest also being charged on all late payments.

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