Chartered Accountant and Tax Specialist
Has been a Chartered Accountant and tax specialist for over 30 years of which nearly 20 years were as tax partner with BDO and Mazars. He advises owner managed businesses, both large and small, on all aspects of direct taxation and tax planning affecting them and the people that own them, including subsidiaries or branches of overseas companies. This has involved him in tax planning for businesses coming to the UK, foreign business owners setting up here, group structuring, transfer pricing and employment tax matters and partnerships.
More recently, Tony has specialised in advising charities on direct taxation matters particularly those relating to trading, Gift Aid and other tax effective giving and the establishment and running of trading subsidiaries. He was the charity tax partner at BDO and Mazars and he writes for Tolleys Charities Manual and lectures on direct tax issues for charities and donors. Through his work with the Charities’ Tax Group, he is involved in the consultation process with HMRC on the application and reform of tax legislation affecting the not for profit sector.