We work with individuals, entrepreneurs and businesses to help them achieve their personal and commercial objectives in a tax efficient manner.

With increasingly onerous burdens placed on individuals and businesses, as a result of our overly complex and constantly changing tax system, the tax world can seem very daunting. At ETC Tax we believe it should be personal and business goals which drive the agenda, with any tax planning considered only once those objectives have been established. This enables us to help our individual and business clients meet their tax liabilities in a considered way, with maximum benefit and relief.

Tax expertise to meet your personal and professional goals

Private Client Tax

A key concern will be ensuring that any CGT reliefs are maximised. It might be appropriate to consider whether investment holding structures – both in the UK and overseas – are suitable for your needs.

One of the key objectives of Inheritance Tax planning is to legitimately limit IHT liability through for example a combination of family trusts, gifts and wills to suit your circumstances.

A key part of our advice is ensuring your personal balance sheet is protected from financial ‘predators’ during your lifetime – for example divorce and bankruptcy, and from the tax man on death.

We will help you balance maintaining access to your money while safeguarding residual legacy through lifetime gifts, tax-efficient wills and the effective use of trusts and IHT exemptions.

We help non-UK resident individuals with all aspects of taxation, as well as individuals with no connection to the UK other than the fact they are acquiring property here.

Trusts, including those offshore, remain a legitimate asset protection and tax planning tool, in certain circumstances. We can advise through careful tax planning, knowledge of the new rules and experience of international tax.

We deliver expat tax services that help individuals who work, live and operate across international borders with all aspects of non-UK resident and non-domiciled tax, trust and estate planning, PAYE and NIC advice.

We can help support you with any type of HMRC investigation, including both routine enquires and Accelerated Payment Notices (“APNs”).

Tax advice for your international companies

We can advise on tax-efficient structuring of assets and how to maximise tax relief opportunities that will improve financial performance and competitive position.

Through effective tax planning, we can help minimise the amount of tax payable on international profits, while ensuring adherence to local and international tax rules and obligations.

Reassessing your tax planning and compliance can help build sustainable, tax-efficient and compliant tax strategies that support cross-border transactions and global operations.

We help non-UK resident individuals with all aspects of taxation, as well as individuals with no connection to the UK other than the fact they are acquiring property here.

Offshore trusts remain a legitimate asset protection tool in certain circumstances, through careful tax planning, knowledge of the new rules and experience of international tax.

We deliver expat tax services that help individuals who work, live and operate across international borders with all aspects of non-UK resident and non-domiciled tax, trust and estate planning, PAYE and NIC advice.

Tax advice for owner managed businesses

We can advise on tax-efficient structuring of assets and how to maximise tax relief opportunities that cna help improve financial performance and competitive position.

Research and development relief is available to any business, which seeks to improve any process. But the eligibility criteria are far from straightforward, and there is no room for error when making a claim to HMRC.

Through effective tax planning, we can help minimise the amount of tax payable on international profits, while ensuring adherence to local and international tax rules and obligations.

A key concern will be ensuring that any CGT reliefs are maximised. It might be appropriate to consider whether investment holding structures – both in the UK and overseas – are suitable for your circumstances.

Employee share schemes can be highly effective in attracting and retaining best talent, but careful planning is essential to meet stringent HMRC requirements and to navigate the associated tax rules.

There is considerable scope for error across the VAT regime. We advise on all issues relating to VAT, with particular expertise in VAT liability arising from property transactions, application of TOGC and VAT exemption.

Whatever the commercial objective, the tax treatment of any transfer of a business or assets should be considered from the early stages of the process, taking short, medium and long term consequences into account.

Specialist tax advice on all aspects of the exit process, from preparing your business for sale, to providing tax advice on deal structure, and mitigating potential tax risks such as double taxation.

Tax advice for your property investor and developer clients

We can advise on tax-efficient structuring of assets and how to maximise tax relief opportunities that will improve your clients’ financial performance and competitive position.

Advice on all aspects of property tax and structuring to minimise the impact of increasingly unfavourable property levies on your UK-based, non-UK domiciled individual and non-UK resident clients.

A key concern will be ensuring that any CGT reliefs are maximised. It might be appropriate to consider whether investment holding structures – both in the UK and overseas – are suitable for your clients.

A key part of advising your HNWI clients will be ensuring that their personal balance sheet is protected from financial ‘predators’ in their lifetime – for example divorce and bankruptcy, and from the tax man on death.

Specialist tax advice on all aspects of the exit process, from preparing a client’s business for sale, to providing tax advice on deal structure, and mitigating potential tax risks such as double taxation.

If your clients own commercial property that pay tax in the UK, a thorough review of all capital expenditure can yield surprising results in minimising tax liability.

There is considerable scope for error across the VAT regime. We advise on all issues relating to VAT, with particular expertise in VAT liability arising from property transactions, application of TOGC and VAT exemption.

One of the key objectives of Inheritance Tax planning is to legitimately limit IHT liability through for example a combination of family trusts, gifts and wills to suit your clients’ circumstances.

Whatever the commercial objective, the tax treatment of any transfer of a client’s business or assets should be considered from the early stages of the process, taking short, medium and long term consequences into account.

Tax advice for start up and growth companies

We can advise on tax-efficient structuring of assets and how to maximise tax relief opportunities that will improve your clients’ financial performance and competitive position.

Through effective tax planning, we can help your clients minimise the amount of tax payable on international profits, while ensuring adherence to local and international tax rules and obligations.

There is considerable scope for error across the VAT regime. We advise on all issues relating to VAT, with particular expertise in VAT liability arising from property transactions, application of TOGC and VAT exemption.

Specialist tax advice on all aspects of the exit process, from preparing a client’s business for sale, to providing tax advice on deal structure, and mitigating potential tax risks such as double taxation.

Research and development relief is available to any business, which seeks to improve any process. But the eligibility criteria are far from straightforward, and there is no room for error when your client makes a claim to HMRC.

A key concern will be ensuring that any CGT reliefs are maximised. It might be appropriate to consider whether investment holding structures – both in the UK and overseas – are suitable for your clients.

Employee share schemes can be highly effective for your clients to attract and retain best talent, but careful planning is essential to meet stringent HMRC requirements and to navigate the associated tax rules.

Whatever the commercial objective, the tax treatment of any transfer of a client’s business or assets should be considered from the early stages of the process, taking short, medium and long term consequences into account.