UK Tax Advice
Clients need clear advice, particularly when faced with a tangle of complex tax rules. We aim to provide simple practical solutions and to communicate the most complex advice so that it is capable of being understood and followed.
"Payne Hicks Beach has a very strong reputation in this field - the firm is what a top-end private client firm should be - they are a class act - they are creative in thinking of alternative approaches, very responsive and professional"
Our work includes:
- Making, varying and winding up family settlements of all kinds: discretionary trusts, life interest trusts, protective trusts and trusts for vulnerable persons
- Advising on the use of trusts and other structures by investors or entrepreneurs
- Tax advice for directors and shareholders on sales, take-overs, flotations, buy-ins
- Tax advice in relation to partnerships and family businesses
- UK tax advice to trustees and beneficiaries of UK-based trusts including those previously based abroad
- Looking after settlements that hold some of Britain’s oldest estates
- Tax advice in relation to divorce proceedings
- Retirement and long term tax strategies for individuals, families and their companies
- Structuring of the ownership of property and other investments, particularly of a complex nature, or grouped property investment by several individuals
- Advising on Family Limited Partnerships and Family Investment Companies as an alternative to trusts
- Advising on and setting up Open Ended Investment Companies and Private Family Unit Trusts
- Employee Benefit Trusts
- Pension schemes and retirement benefit arrangements
- Tax advice on employment matters
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April 04, 2022
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Does your client have a right to privacy over tax investigations?
January 31, 2023
Hanna Basha and Nick Grant’s article ‘Does your client have a right to privacy over tax ...