The tax team at Murray Harcourt provide commercial, practical and timely tax advice to a wide range of clients.

From personal tax planning for individuals through to corporate tax compliance services to large and listed groups, we pride ourselves on developing a strong working relationship with our clients to fully understand their requirements.

It is important for businesses to ensure that they are dealing with their tax affairs properly and are paying the right amount of tax. Our pro-active tax compliance service includes a strong focus on ensuring that all appropriate tax reliefs are accessed as well as providing accurate and efficient HMRC filings to alleviate administrative tax burdens.

Our tax advisory services are delivered through face to face meetings and detailed discussions with our clients. We are aware of the need for tax advice to be innovative and on time, but also for that advice to be based on commercial reality, pragmatism and in line with current tax law and developments. We work with clients to identify and communicate key benefits and risks providing firm conclusions and recommendations on a timely basis.

The members of the team bring a breadth of experience spanning all areas including

  • Personal and partnership tax compliance and advisory
  • Corporation tax compliance and advisory
  • Inheritance tax
  • VAT
  • Employment tax
  • Equity reward & share scheme planning
  • Transaction tax and exit planning
  • Corporate reorganisations, simplifications, mergers and acquisitions
  • Research & Development (R&D) and Innovation tax reliefs
  • Capital allowances
  • Transfer pricing and international tax planning etc.

If you would like to speak with our tax team please email corporate partner Neil Sengupta at and personal tax partner Glyn Thomas at or give them a call on 0113 231 4131. 


News and Updates from the tax team… 

Changes to Capital Gains Tax on residential property from April 2020

Off-payroll working rules are changing – is your business prepared?

Key Considerations when Making R&D Tax Credit Claims

Murray Harcourt advises the owners of Opentree on their sale to Graitec

Making Tax Digital: 12 month soft landing period for taxpayers subject to deferred mandation

Customs and excise procedures: preparations for a no-deal Brexit

Making Tax Digital – Communications from HMRC

HMRC defers Making Tax Digital for those with complex VAT affairs

Making Tax Digital 

Tax Technical Update – Employment Related Securities

Staff Share Option Scheme – Registering Your Online Return