Tax & VAT Services
Taxation and VAT
We offer a complete range of taxation and VAT bureau facilities. We also have a specialist team of VAT consultants.
Our corporate and personal tax teams provide depth and breadth through their specialist taxation and VAT knowledge and experience of tax planning and advice in addition to supporting the routine compliance work.
We offer much more than the traditional role of compliance and preparation of tax returns. We are happy to provide this support but also look proactively for ideas and planning opportunities that will help businesses grow, whilst saving you money.
Value Added Tax affects all businesses. When initially introduced it was hailed as a simple tax but in reality it is far from that. Its rules are particularly complex, and its effects are often not considered until it is too late. VAT planning requires specialist knowledge and even the most conscientious sometimes fall foul of the VAT inspector. It is a high risk area where professional advice can bring big rewards.
We have helped many of our clients to reduce VAT assessments and minimise their VAT liabilities. However, our view is to minimise the likelihood of falling foul of the legislation in the first instance and many of our clients have therefore opted for our offer of carrying out a VAT review.
I Our taxation and VAT services include:
- Negotiations with HMRC
- Attendance at VAT tribunals
- Use of legislation to support your case
- VAT registration and de-registration
- Advice on choosing the right scheme
- Completion of VAT returns
- A check on your own VAT compliance work if necessary
- VAT reviews
- VAT planning
- VAT assessment reviews
- Partial exemption reviews and planning
- Land & property transaction planning
- Schemes for cash-flow benefit
- Advice on trading in Europe
- Practical support during VAT inspections
Two of the biggest areas of concern regarding property transactions are VAT and Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT). Property transactions, by their very nature, are generally of a large monetary value and mistakes in these areas can be very costly.
At The MGroup we have a wealth of experience in dealing with these transactions in the most tax efficient way. Similarly, if you think you may have a tax problem on your hands resulting from a property transaction we have experience of negotiating with HMRC to obtain the most favourable outcome.
Research & Development Tax Credits
Our specialists can guide you through the process of determining whether you are eligible for allowances, advise you of the records you will need to keep and assist you in making a will and charity claim for the relief.
GET IN TOUCH
We are efficient and friendly advisers and are always happy to advise you on any business matters.
I am very grateful and happy to be working with the MGroup. Our main contact is Jessica Mason. She has been fantastic to work with. We are a USA based company expanding into the UK. I have absolutely no experience dealing with VAT and other tax laws regarding the UK. Jessica has held my hand every step of the way and explained things and done detective work to help get the job done. There is no way I could manage this business without her help and her guidance. I would highly recommend her and her firm, the MGroup to anyone.
Kristin Garrett-Jarvis, CFO - InfiniteAloe UK Ltd
"My company was recently introduced to the M Group because we undertook an MBO and they advised us to a successful conclusion. As part of this exercise they undertook due diligence work to show the lender that the deal would be fundable. In my view the standard of their work was excellent and I would recommend them to other potential clients. Many of the bigger professional firms no longer put their client’s requirements and interests first, they tell you what can’t be done not what can. I am glad to say that M Group are refreshingly different in this respect."
Simon E Hersh, FD – NS Optimum Ltd
"Mr Green has served as the personal tax accountant for my wife and myself since 2013. He has always been diligent and scrupulous in preparing our annual tax returns. He has also dealt efficiently and successfully with the Revenue Service on my behalf, regarding a charitable business account. I am pleased to recommend him wholeheartedly to any potential client."
Professor S Gordon
“Without a doubt, I recommend speaking with The MGroup. They are very knowledgeable, very understanding, have a good feel for our business and accommodate us quickly when we need help. We frequently get approaches from other accountancy firms and I tell them that we have no need to look elsewhere as everything is catered for very efficiently by Peter Smith and his team. I couldn't fault them."
Peter Mace, Managing Director, TT Concrete
“Fortunately, when we were ready to expand our company to the UK we were referred to The MGroup. As a North America based enterprise we had little knowledge of UK business and tax matters. The MGroup helped us with everything from compliance and payroll regulations to establishing a banking relationship. The staff members are very responsive and we continue to rely on their support as our UK operations grow.”
Laurie Diaz, V.P. Corporate Controller, Yardi Systems
“Mark has given me excellent Corporate Finance advice and support for 3 years and I would thoroughly recommend him. He is very tenacious in finding suitable companies to acquire and then good at negotiating and putting deals together, including the all important funding. He is also very innovative in finding solutions to issues arising along the way.”
Mark Swaby is a Management Buy In client
“I used The MGroup for the first time to buy another Drainage Company to add services & coverage to my own. Mark and his team give a top rate service from start to end and we achieved the purchase within 5 months – good honest, knowledgeable advice from people who know their stuff.”
Paul Marshall, Unbloc
"It is always a pleasure dealing with the M Group as they provide immediate assistance when we need it and are always prepared to go the extra mile to provide an excellent service to their clients. I have no hesitation recommending them and we have been extremely satisfied for many years."
Mr D Rist, Kennington Flooring Limited
""The MGroup have really been there for me and my business through the good times and the more difficult ones. Their advice has always been spot on, and has really helped me to plan ahead and to consider angles on decisions which I might not have thought about otherwise. As well as being admirably clear and straightforward, everyone I have dealt with there has been friendly, patient, and thoughtful, and has really taken the time to get to know my business."
Jessica Harvey-Smith, Debate Chamber Limited
"The MGroup team guided me through the entire buying process from my first inquiry to post-transaction. I understood what was achievable for me, and the personable, approachable nature of the team members enabled us to form a trusted partnership. MGroup acted on my behalf, always with professionalism and diligence. They were proactive and conscientious and I have recommended them to one of my contacts who is looking to conduct a buy/sell transaction. "
Alex Forster, Hunt Bespoke Kitchens Ltd
"We were recommended to use MGroup by our solicitor, and they proved to be invaluable in helping us acquire ownership of the company. After taking the time to come and visit our business premises, MGroup understood our industry, our situation and our hopes and expectations. MGroup were efficient and supportive and on hand, often at short notice, to join calls, answer questions and guide us through the entire MBO process. MGroup have been efficient and thorough throughout the process, and are still supporting us on some additional tasks even though we have completed our MBO. We will definitely go back to MGroup in the future if we need require any further financial services."
Andrew Simpson and Sam Kemp, Apex Fluid Engineering Ltd
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