International Tax

Our international team provide advice to business and individuals with links overseas.

The world has become a smaller place, but in international tax terms, it is bigger than ever.

Ease of travel, communications and international trade have increased the opportunity to trade on a global scale.

Whether you are a multinational with a worldwide mobile workforce, a business making your first overseas investment or an individual with a second home abroad or emigrating, every action has international tax implications which require expert knowledge and planning to reduce or avoid your exposure to potential tax and other regulatory risk in an international context.

We act for over 6,000 business and individuals, many of whom have an increasing number of international interests.

Our international team have many years experience in international tax planning, advising internationally mobile businesses and individuals manage cross-border projects. Our membership of Kreston International – a global network of independent accounting firms - means we are well placed to coordinate any cross border assignment, delivering expert advice to international clients.

Our work with government agencies such as the UKTI helps to secure invaluable advice and funding for businesses looking to grow overseas. The UK represents an excellent landing stage for any organisation looking to invest into the European Union and we support every aspect of a new UK inbound venture, we can therefore assist overseas companies looking to set-up in the UK.

Whether personal or business, the international team at Bishop Fleming can provide you with cost effective and timely service to achieve the most favourable results. If you, or your business, is facing the challenges international tax or planning brings, then please get in touch with  one of our international specialists (below).

Kreston & PCAOB

Bishop Fleming is a member of Kreston International, linking us to a global network of professional advisers providing expert knowledge throughout the world, taking into account local legislation and cultural differences in their country.

  • 13th largest network of international accountants in the world
  • Covering 100 countries
  • Nearly 200 firms worldwide
  • Over 20,000 professionals and support staff
  • Kreston is a member of the Forum of Firms

Our international tax team work closely with our global colleagues to provide clients with a single point of contact to ensure continuity and personal attention at all times and our network offices feature English speaking accountants and tax professionals, so while the regime you are entering may be foreign, the language doesn't have to be.

Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB)
We’re accredited by the PCAOB (Public Company Accounting Oversight Board), which allows us to provide full accounting and advisory services to US-owned companies.

International Business Tax

Our international team provides expert advice on all aspects of international business tax planning, including:

  • Inbound and outbound investments
  • Importing and exporting goods or services
  • Mobile employees
  • Tax investigations and offshore disclosures/amnesty
  • Cross-border disputes
  • Foreign branch/subsidiary creation
  • Transfer pricing
  • International e-commerce
  • Global transaction structures
  • Double taxation agreements
  • Tax efficient funding

We don't restrict our input to tax - we factor in the wider picture to ensure the client receives a commercially sensible solution.

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Personal Tax Planning

Personal tax is a complicated matter and the difficulties are multiplied when you’re dealing with more than one jurisdiction.

Our international team provides expert advice on all aspects of international personal tax planning, including:

  • Tourism – holiday lets and tax treatment of rented property overseas
  • Tax advice for foreign nationals
  • Tax planning for emigration
  • Non-dom tax
  • Offshore trusts, tax havens and investment portfolios for those emigrating from or migrating to the UK
  • Application of the Statutory Non-Residence Test
  • Aircrew/pilot tax and residency to achieve the most advantageous tax status

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