Help with tax returns
Our chartered tax advisers offer a comprehensive service, linked seamlessly to our lawyers. We complete your Inland Revenue tax return for you, give advice where appropriate, and negotiate with HMRC.
We provide all the support you would expect from a major law firm. You can either ask us to file a single tax return, or utilise our annual return service where we complete your tax returns every year – usually for a fixed fee.
Our team reviews your tax information thoroughly, using specialist software to file tax returns online
We will also flag up any issues or tax mitigation opportunities we identify along the way. Our aim is to look out for ways to reduce your tax liabilities.
We give inheritance tax returns the same care and attention. Not only do we complete and submit these for clients, we also operate a calendar system which ensures all information is assembled and necessary steps taken in good time.
Our tax and compliance team will be on hand to help you through the process and answer any questions you may have. We can also deal with any queries from HMRC.
Tax planning specialist Simon Leney enjoys a sterling reputation in the market.
“I find his level of service and knowledge to be outstanding. He displays admirable calm in the face of antagonism.” (Simon Leney)
Simon Leney is a veteran private client practitioner who is particularly well respected for his tax planning expertise. Sources state that he is “proactive and has a good grasp of difficult issues.”
Simon Leney is a tax expert and a leading light in the region. Knowledgeable and client orientated.
Cripps is a ‘go-to firm’ for tax, trusts and probate work.
Superlative service: “I find their level of service to be good, with timely responses and sound, appropriate advice.”
Cripps LLP’s first-rate’ practice gives ‘pragmatic advice’ in all areas of personal tax, trusts and probate.
“A dynamic and highly commercial firm that understands the need to deliver services quickly and accurately.”
“All their lawyers are technically outstanding.”
‘is clearly in the top echelon’
Cripps has a "very good reputation" for its private client practice, which often handles complex, high-value matters with international aspects.
Sources describe Cripps as "innovative, forward looking and flexible."
Simon Leney is "a very well-respected individual" in the private client field in Kent, and enjoys an excellent reputation among his peers for his advisory practice.
"We have had total confidence in all the advice he has given us and he has made the process as stress-free as possible. I would say Simon is unflappable and has a very calming manner."
"Cripps ‘manages to combine being a commercial outfit while still delivering a very personal and individual service’."
"I'm very, very impressed with the firm," reports an interviewee, while another praises "the clear professional advice that they offer and the swift responses that they always give."
"Sources also describe them as 'innovative, forward-looking and flexible.'"
"They're one of the biggest firms, a client could expect a large depth of experience from them, they've got a very big team and they deal with some quite complex issues."
"They've obviously got a strong private client practice - they've got the depth and breadth of expertise, they're a large, well-established firm and they seem to be attracting good people. I think for the more sophisticated clients, they are a one-stop shop."