Corporate tax

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Blake Morgan's Corporate Tax solicitors provide specialist advice, assistance and action on all aspects of Corporate Tax.

Main areas of practice 

Our Corporate Tax solicitors have extensive experience in:

International Tax issues which includes advice on:
  • Offshore trusts and partnerships (eg use of offshore Employment Benefit Trusts (EBT's) and offshore limited partnerships for venture capital funds)
  • Non-domiciliary planning for foreigners working in the UK
  • Business investment in and out of the UK and incorporation of UK companies or branches of foreign companies
  • International employee structuring including secondment arrangements in to Europe
  • Holding company structures of international groups of companies to obtain tax efficiency with dividends and disposals of assets and subsidiaries
  • Foreign property holding structures to minimise local taxes on disposal of developed property for European property funds.
Property Tax
  • Developments structures
  • Joint ventures and partnerships
  • VAT structures
  • Stamp duty savings schemes
  • Enterprise zone schemes
  • Capital allowance structuring. 
Business Tax - we cover all aspects of a business's life, including:
  • Sole traders and partnerships
  • Incorporation of companies
  • Corporate reorganisations
  • Demergers
  • Exit strategies
  • Fund raising
  • Refinancing
  • Leasing.
Employee Benefits Tax - employees are the most important resource of any organisation.

With the increase in employer's national insurance and the increasing administrative business placed on employees, the challenge of meeting these targets is becoming more and more difficult.

At Blake Morgan we offer a tailored approach to meeting your requirements, based on our multi-departmental approach. This covers all the areas that you would expect including:

  • Remuneration packages
  • Share option and share incentive schemes
  • Termination payments
  • Pensions
  • PAYE regulations. 

Useful links

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If you have any questions about Corporate Tax, you can use our contact form to get in touch.

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