- Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)
- Chartered Institute of Tax (CIOT)
David is an International Corporate Tax specialist. He has over 30 years’ experience in providing commercially focused tax advice and support to a wide range of clients, from technology start-ups to large inward investing corporates.
A qualified Chartered Accountant, David went on to qualify as a Chartered Tax Adviser and prior to joining Alliotts as a partner in 2014 he held the position of tax partner in Grant Thornton and subsequently in PwC.
David focuses on providing strategic tax advice to entrepreneurs and privately owned businesses. By investing time in understanding clients and their businesses he is able to provide advice which is practical and appropriate to clients’ circumstances in order to keep taxes to a sensible minimum. He advises on a wide range of taxes including transaction planning, UK outbound and inbound structuring, corporate tax, technology tax reliefs, investor and shareholder planning, capital gains tax and LLPs. David advises both UK and overseas business owners on international tax planning.
David also specialises in advising individuals and businesses in the media sector on UK film tax credits, video games tax reliefs and other creative sector tax incentives. He also advises on EIS and SEIS.
David is an avid sports fan, with varying degrees of participating and spectating on many sports but particularly football and motorsport. As season ticket holders at the greatest football club in the world, David and his family are regular visitors to the Theatre of Dreams! To relax, David particularly enjoys cycling, which helps clear the mind and re-charge the batteries. In the past he has cycled through many mountainous parts of Europe including the Alps, and the Pyrenees.
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