What we do

Harwood Hutton is an award-winning firm of
accountants with enormous strength in depth in
the areas of tax, audit and business advice

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Corporate Tax

We can reorganise and demerge businesses and can provide up-to-date advice on the tax implications for any type of structure.

We have the skills to assist any size of business, from multi-national corporate to sole trader. We also look after individuals and families with diverse asset portfolios, and we work with overseas companies looking to establish a foothold in the UK.

We will plan succession and exit strategies in advance so the opportunities for tax reliefs on sale are maximised, and we will handle any clearances from HMRC for complete peace of mind.

We can also negotiate with HMRC on difficult and important business matters and handle tax enquiries on your behalf. See our section Tax Disputes.

 

You can see more of Cormac’s videos on our YouTube Channel.


Our advice will also cover:
  • Capital Allowances
  • Research and development tax reliefs, including Patent Box
  • Tax-efficient inward investment
  • Tax shelters
  • Tax-efficient remuneration for staff
  • Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS)
  • Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS)
  • Entrepreneurs' Relief
Videos

ENTERPRISE MANAGEMENT INCENTIVE (EMI) EXPLAINED

Cormac Marum talks about the many commercial advantages associated with an Enterprise Management Incentive (EMI) Scheme.

THE MANY ATTRACTIONS OF AN EIS SCHEME

The Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) provides a variety of tax reliefs to investors and can be an ideal platform for small companies to raise finance. Cormac Marum explains.

BUSINESS PROPERTY RELIEF

Business Property Relief is a tax relief for trading companies, one that can be used to mitigate your exposure to Inheritance Tax. Find out more.

NEW SOLUTION FOR PROPERTY DEVELOPERS

Harwood Hutton has developed a new commecial solution to a tax issue being faced by property developers. Learn more.

ENTREPRENEURS' RELIEF

Getting this relief right is critical if you are to exit a business in the most profitable way, says Cormac Marum.

STAMP OF AUTHORITY

Stamp Duty Land Tax is the tax that anybody has to pay when they buy a property. Cormac Marum explains how we closely examine any transaction to see if we can improve the tax situation.


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Client Testimonials
  • I always get quick, clear and definitive responses from the Harwood Hutton tax team – commercial answers to commercial issues.

    Robin Berry – Morgan Management
  • Right from the outset Harwood Hutton gave us direction and great advice – and that advice has evolved over the years as we’ve grown. We’re both medium-sized companies providing a bespoke service – one furniture, one accountancy – and the relationship works.

    Andy McCarron, McCarron and Co
  • I’m deeply impressed with Harwood Hutton’s extensive knowledge of tax arrangements for residential and commercial property landlords.

    Qadeer Ahmed, MD, ABA Finance
  • They really took their time to understand what was important to us and our business and the expertise we required. Whoever we speak to at HH, we get the same fantastic response and technical input. It’s a real partnership.

    Edward Finch, group MD, MRIB insurance brokers
  • I have worked with the directors at Harwood Hutton on a number of mutual client matters over many years. The reassurance of their clear, commercial and focussed advice is one of the main reasons I regard this as one of my most valuable professional relationships.

    Frank Wessely, Partner, Quantuma LLP
  • Harwood Hutton never seem to rest on their laurels. They are always seeking out new avenues and ways to improve their offering. A very forward-thinking company with staff who are always well briefed and who approach each task with drive.

    Karl Austen, MD, Surefoot Communications
  • We have engaged Harwood Hutton in several areas of structuring, including VAT issues, decoupling an SPV from a group structure and HMRC clearance for a transaction. The team have exceeded all expectations by being proactive, measured and very thorough.

    Adam Fawsitt, Director, FHT Limited
  • We moved to Harwood Hutton as they delivered a succinct and professional proposal. If anything, we have been more impressed post-move. They are a fantastic company to work with. They do truly differentiate. They have the skills and capabilities of a mega firm but with a personal service.

    Edward Finch, group MD, MRIB insurance brokers
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