Tax services

Taxation

With tax we all need to be compliant and meet our obligations and we all want to pay as little tax as possible. To do this it is important to plan ahead and get the right advice. Here are a few of the areas I deal with:

 

 

Tax Compliance

Getting your tax right and meeting your obligations is so important with penalties growing and HMRC cracking down. I will therefore ensure your tax affairs are legal, accurate and deadlines met.

Tax Planning

The way you structure your business and personal affairs impacts the amount of tax you pay. I will look at all aspects to make sure that you pay the minimum amount of tax.

Capital Gains Tax

If you sell any valuable items you may be subject to capital gains tax. This can involve quite complex calculations and other considerations. I can help you look at your situation before the sale to look for tax saving opportunities, identify any exempt assets and calculate the tax for inclusion in your self assessment tax return.

Income Tax

Whether you need a tax return, repayment claim or tax planning advice regarding income and reliefs I can help.

International Tax

Living or setting up business abroad will have UK tax implications. I can help you save UK tax and consider your position abroad.

Inheritance Tax

I will show you how to prevent the tax man getting his hands on your estate with trust and estate planning.

Corporate Tax

Whether you have a single company or a group, are based in the UK or abroad, are considering selling or purchasing a business or just setting up a new business I can help you to look at your position, choose the best structure for you and for tax purposes.

Corporate Tax Saving Opportunities

I will endeavour to help you make the most of all available tax saving opportunities such as:

  • Capital allowances
  • Extraction of profits – salary vs dividends
  • Tax rates
  • Group and loss relief
  • Timing of expenditure
  • Dividend planning

Services

Testimonials

Catherine worked as an Accountant for me in 2012, easing me through the maze that is Tax and finance for the self-employed! The skills and knowledge that Catherine brought to the table were second to none, and Catherine completed my accounts with minimum fuss and great attention to detail. Working with Catherine was really easy due to her friendly, helpful persona and willingness to listen and explain everything in a way that I could easily understand. I would have no doubt that I would use the …

Mr K Walker

I can’t think of any ways to improve your service!

Mrs M Hancock

this is the first time that I have used Catherine to do my tax return and I was very glad that I did. She provided an excellent service with a very quick turnaround and was also a very pleasant person to do business with. I would have no hesitation in recommending her.

Mr B Head

On starting my stationery business, I wasn’t sure whether I needed an accountant but I got in touch with Catherine and decided to meet her for a little chat. From the outset Catherine was so lovely and she explained lots of things that I wasn’t even aware of. We’ve just done my first year of accounts and Catherine managed to get me a tax rebate set off against my start-up costs of the previous year. This is something I definitely wouldn’t have been able to do on my own, so she is definit…

Mrs S Want

Recently switched to Catherine Bennett as my accountant and was very pleased with the professional, prompt and efficient service she provided for my business accounts and personal tax return.

Mrs L Brooks