Tax Advice

With some of our team specialising entirely in tax, Gabb and Co offers strong expertise in diverse areas of revenue law, from corporate transactions to issues facing the private individual. As well as tax, much of our work involves trust law, company law and financial services regulation.

Tax is about people and we put understanding our client’s needs at the heart of everything we do. Whether its about starting or expanding your business, or indeed retiring, buying or selling property anywhere across the globe, working overseas, returning to the UK or simply planning your family’s future to protect their interests, we use plain English to ensure our clients understand the options available to them and can make well informed choices.

The tax landscape is constantly changing. If you are at all anxious or unsure about your tax position or would like to check advice you may have received in the past, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Tax disputes with HMRC and Mediation

Corporate Tax

The corporate and business tax issues we cover include:

  • Mergers and acquisitions

  • Company or group reconstructions and demergers

  • Structured finance (including cross-border transactions, corporate debt, foreign exchange and derivative transactions)

  • Methods of computing profits (including the relevance of accountancy practice) and deductions against receipts

  • Losses and capital allowances

  • Transfer pricing

Personal Tax

Gabb and Co undertakes much work in relation to tax planning for individuals, trusts and estates, including all inheritance tax, capital gains tax, income tax and SDLT issues. Typical areas include:

  • Advice on and drafting family trust documents

  • Tax planning for landed estates

  • Heritage property planning

  • Tax planning and the home

  • Residence and domicile

Employee remuneration

Personal and business tax come together in employee remuneration with issues including:

  • Share option and pension schemes

  • Employee share ownership plans

  • Profit- sharing schemes

  • NIC

VAT / IPT and other indirect tax

VAT affects every area of commercial life. Issues in the VAT field where Gabb and Co has expertise including:

  • Business/non-business

  • Non-economic activity

  • Judicial review

  • European Law

  • Customs Duty

  • Excise Duty

  • Insurance Premium Tax

  • Betting Duty

  • Environmental taxes: Landfill Tax, Climate Change Levy & Aggregates Levy

  • Tonnage Tax

Stamp Duty Taxes and Land Transaction Taxes

We specialise in all stamp taxes, (including stamp duty, stamp duty land tax and stamp duty reserve tax). In particular, stamp taxes issues regarding:

  • Corporate acquisitions and restructuring

  • Property transactions

  • Property refinancing

  • Property developments

Please contact Edward Jones ( if you would like more information or use our confidential online referral form. Any information that you provide will remain confidential and help us to advise you and provide a quote. We will not contact any other parties without your written permission. 


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