With the increasing complexity of business tax, we can help you to remain compliant with the rules, whilst taking advantage of the numerous tax reliefs and allowances available.

Our award-winning tax team are here to guide you through the minefield of tax compliance and help you minimise your tax liabilities, whilst keeping in mind commercial considerations. Some of the areas we can advise on include:

  • Determining the most tax-efficient structure for your business
  • Minimising tax on acquisitions and disposals
  • Maximising the use of tax allowances and reliefs
  • Tax-effective remuneration strategies
  • Retaining more profit or extracting more value
  • Accessing finance for development

We can also advise on such matters as R&D tax creditsPatent Box,  share schemes, capital allowances claims, corporate finance, reorganisations, management buy outs, acquisitions and disposals, transfer pricing, international tax and Making Tax Digital.

We'd like to express our appreciation of the excellent support and service received from Bishop Fleming in relation to our R&D tax credit, which has now been approved by HMRC and payment has been received. Due to the quality of the explanation and guidance provided by Bishop Fleming's tax managers, we are now able to take this aspect forward as a regular part of our accounting process Bishop Fleming Business Tax Client

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R&D Tax Credits

Research and Development Relief reduces your company tax bill. Small and medium-sized companies can receive a cash sum.
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Patent Box

Use Patent Box to reduce the rate of corporation tax you pay on profits from qualifying patents and other intellectual property.
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Enterprise Investment Scheme

The Enterprise Investment Scheme helps growing companies to raise finance. Investors benefit from generous tax breaks.
Read more about the Enterprise Investment Scheme

Enterprise Management Incentive share options

Enterprise Management Incentive share options reward key people and are free of income tax and National Insurance Contributions.
Read more about Enterprise Management Incentive share options

Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme

The Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme allows new companies to attract early investment. Investors enjoy substantial tax breaks.
Find out more about SEIS



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Spring Statement – VAT and Business Rates

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Despite the Spring Statement on 13 March 2018 being a low key affair, there were nevertheless a few business-related consultations published. Perhaps the most important is the government’s review of the VAT threshold, which was […]

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Spring Statement 2018 – Entrepreneurs’ Relief protected

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From 6 April 2019, shareholders who would otherwise lose valuable Entrepreneurs Relief (ER) when their percentage interest in a trading company falls below 5% due to the company issuing shares to raise capital on or […]

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