Tax

At Mazars we understand how important taxation is, and we use our diverse range of specialist expertise to help solve our clients’ tax issues.

Mazars is uniquely positioned to provide bespoke advice in all areas of taxation, helping our clients make properly informed decisions about their tax position whether they are an individual, a business owner or a corporate organisation. Our objective is to provide holistic advice which delivers a sustainable, risk managed, effective tax rate for business and their owners.

Stay up to date with our views on a range of taxation issues on our blog, Let’s Talk Tax, including our position on the key issue of Tax Transparency.

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Budget 2018

Amid widespread uncertainty due to the looming presence of Brexit, there were serious doubts over...

Making Tax Digital for VAT

Making Tax Digital (“MTD”) for VAT comes into force on 1 April 2019.
As a result of these provisions, it will be mandatory for all VAT registered businesses with a taxable turnover above the registration threshold (currently £85,000) to keep digital records and submit their VAT returns quarterly through HMRC-approved software, using an application programming interface (API).

Budget 2018: our view

Amid widespread uncertainty due to the looming presence of Brexit, there were serious doubts over whether this Budget would amount to anything significant. Brexit casts a long shadow over the Chancellor’s announcement, which was delivered on the basis of a workable deal being secured. In the event of no deal much of the Budget is unlikely to be delivered. Assuming the best however, the Chancellor proposed significant additional public expenditure, particularly in relation to the NHS. The tax announcements were perhaps less dramatic.

Scottish Budget 2018: The Key Changes

Against the backdrop of Brexit, Scottish Finance Secretary Derek Mackay presented his second Scottish Budget to Holyrood, making it clear that he may need to revisit the proposals depending on the outcome of Brexit negotiations.

Not for profit

Not For Profit organisations and charities, contrary to popular belief, are liable to tax but what they do benefit from some siginificant tax reliefs and tax exemptions. However, when activities are undertaken outside an organisation's charitable objectives, problems can arise, and professional advice is often needed.

Corporate Tax

The corporate tax team provides tax compliance and advisory services to many UK and international groups. Our team has an in depth understanding of the industries in which our clients operate and appreciate the issues currently affecting directors and shareholders.

We provide proactive advice, looking at tax issues from all angles.

Wealth Management

At Mazars Wealth Management we understand that your investment portfolio must be tailored to your needs. Whether you are targeting an income or long term capital growth, our investment solutions are designed to target the optimal return within your own tolerance to risk.

Tax investigations

Tax investigations can be stressful, costly and time consuming, and with the number of investigations on the rise, it pays to have the best advice.

Personal tax

Personal taxation has never been so complicated: increased legislation from HMRC and changing family circumstances such as marriage or divorce, planning for school or university fees, retirement and long term care, mean that staying on top of your financial affairs is more important than ever.

Global Mobility

Managing and motivating globally mobile employees isn’t always easy. Understanding and responding to tax requirements at home and abroad can be time consuming and complicated. In fact, research shows tax issues are a key factor in de-motivating employees working abroad.

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