Corporate Tax

Corporate Tax

Corporate Tax legislation is not only complex but also constantly changing.

Our expert tax team can help you and your business cope with your responsibilities, maximise your business profits and keep your tax burden to a minimum. 

We can assist with:

  • Compliance including the preparation of Corporate Tax self-assessment returns
  • Calculation of liabilities
  • Corresponding with the HM Revenue & Customs and agreeing on computations
  • Preparing claims, and elections where appropriate, to minimise tax liabilities

Find out how we can assist you with your corporate tax obligations by contacting us now.

Meet the corporate tax experts

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Prashant Malde
NHS Pension Management Solution
Accounting Services & Software
Audit & Assurance
Company Secretarial
Corporate Finance
Forensic Accounting & Litigation Support
International
Personal Tax and Wealth Planning
Planning for retirement
Start-ups
Tim Cook
Young Professional Network
Estate planning and trusts
International tax non dom
Personal tax compliance
Tax
Tax investigations
Wealth planning and investments
Property Tax
R&D tax credits
Business Plans
Corporate Tax
Human Resources
Incorporation
Payroll Outsourcing
VAT
All
Service 1
Service 2
Service 3
Prashant Malde
NHS Pension Management Solution
Accounting Services & Software
Audit & Assurance
Company Secretarial
Corporate Finance
Forensic Accounting & Litigation Support
International
Personal Tax and Wealth Planning
Planning for retirement
Start-ups
Tim Cook
Young Professional Network
Estate planning and trusts
International tax non dom
Personal tax compliance
Tax
Tax investigations
Wealth planning and investments
Property Tax
R&D tax credits
Business Plans
Corporate Tax
Human Resources
Incorporation
Payroll Outsourcing
VAT
Managing Partner
Jitendra Pattani

Managing Partner

Jitendra’s portfolio of corporate and personal tax clients covers a wide range of business sectors, with particular focus and expertise in the hotels, renewable energy and fashion retail sectors, where he acts for several high net worth clients with an international presence. Jitendra offers his clients technical expertise in areas that encompass corporate finance; including the due diligence of acquisitions and disposals and forensic accounting.

He has notable experience of Reporting Accountants’ work where he acted as Joint Auditor and Reporting Accountant with a Big Four Firm in relation to the pre-flotation due diligence work for a main market flotation.

Special assignments undertaken by Jitendra include advising on overall refinancing facilities of over £450 million for a substantial hotel Group in Central London; advising on the £260 million acquisition of a hotel in Central London; advising on the £100 million sale of a hotel in Central London; advising on the portfolio sale of a collection of solar farms with a gross deal value of in excess of £50 million and acting as part of an expert witness team assisting the High Court in relation to a client’s claim for damages against a major Utilities company, where substantial damages of £2.7 million were awarded by the High Court in a landmark case.

Jitendra joined Wilder Coe in 1991 as an Audit Supervisor and was appointed as the firm’s Managing Partner in 2017. He heads up Wilder Coe’s India desk, and in 2010 was awarded a British Government full Scholarship to attend an Executive Programme at the IM Ahmedabad, acclaimed as India’s Harvard, and ranked as one of the top international business schools. Through the programme, Jitendra gained valuable practical insight into the Indian markets, and was able to cultivate a valuable network of contacts, aiding both Wilder Coe Ltd and our clients in business dealings in India.

Professional Memberships

  • A Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

Professional Areas of Expertise

  • Audit
  • Tax Planning
  • Corporate Finance
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Management

Sectors of Expertise

  • Renewable Energy
  • Hotels
  • Fashion Retail

Qualifications

  • FCA
Bee-Lean Chew

Partner

Bee provides her clients with a clear and understandable presentation of fact, in all matters relating to Forensic Accounting. As an experienced member of the Forensic Accounting team at Wilder Coe Ltd, Bee can support you with personal and corporate investigations.

Her expertise extends to the greater corporate arena where she has years of experience in audit, financial reporting and taxation. She has advised clients of all sizes, including multi-national groups, on the design and implementation of financial management systems and is particularly adept at complex I.T structures and internal controls. She frequently acts as the principal in due diligence, forensic accounting and valuation assignments.

Bee also provides CPD training to solicitors and fellow business professionals.

Bee trained with Wilder Coe and became a Partner in 2005.

As well as being a Chartered Accountant, Bee has a degree in Law from Kent University, a Masters Degree in Finance from the University of Strathclyde and is an ICAEW-accredited Forensic Accountant.

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
  • Member, Network of Independent Forensic Accountants
  • Accredited Member of The Academy of Experts
  • ICAEW-Accredited Forensic Accountant
  • Member of ICAEW Audit and Assurance Faculty

Professional Areas of Expertise

  • Audit
  • Taxation
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Financial Reporting

Qualifications

  • FCA
  • MAE (Member of the Academy of Experts)
Chris Gent

Partner

Chris provides clear, tailored advice to each client on the preparation and completion of statutory accounts, corporate tax compliance and matters relating to corporate finance. As a trusted advisor and consultant to owner-managed businesses, his expertise and insight into the running of small and medium-sized businesses is highly valued.

Chris is passionate about bringing together the right people at the right time, to support each client to achieve their business objectives. He would be happy to assist you in expanding your contact base in London.

Chris is a Partner at Wilder Coe, having joined the firm in 2004. He previously spent three years at Lewis Golden & Co, where he qualified in 2003.

Professional Memberships

  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
  • Professional Areas of Expertise
  • Company Audit
  • Statutory Accounts Production
  • Corporate Taxation
  • Due Diligence
  • Business Planning
  • Consultancy
  • Networking

Sectors of Expertise

  • Software
  • Fashion
  • Hospitality

Qualifications

  • FCA
  • BA Economics
Mark Saunders

Partner

Mark provides a comprehensive and committed service to his clients. His wide range of experience means he is equally able to advise business start-ups, family-owned/managed businesses and multinational organisations from a range of industry backgrounds. Mark’s technical services include audit, preparation of financial statements, corporate taxation, business planning and advice.

As an expert in preparing businesses for sale, Mark advises owners on all aspects from ‘Heads of Sale’ agreements to taxation consequences and the final contract. In addition, he has a wealth of experience carrying out Due Diligence relating to Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A).

Mark has served as the Global Chairman of Integra International, a global association of independent accounting firms and regularly travels to attend international conferences and network with fellow Integra members. Our membership of Integra provides our clients with a global advantage, as we can make strategic introductions on your behalf to Accounting, Taxation and Business Consulting experts around the world.

Mark joined Wilder Coe in 1984 and became Partner two years later.

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
  • Former Global Chairman of Integra International

Professional Areas of Expertise

  • Audit
  • Preparation of Financial Statements
  • Corporate Taxation
  • Business Planning & Advice

Sectors of Expertise

  • Property
  • Entertainment
  • Retail
  • Financial Industry Clients
  • Charities
  • IT & Technology
  • Start Ups
  • International Businesses

Qualifications

  • BA
  • FCA
Tim Cook

Partner

Tim’s passion lies in helping his clients maximise their wealth through successful tax planning for the future. Whether you are seeking a solution on the most efficient way to implement your inheritance plans or would simply like some plain-English advice on your tax liabilities, Tim is expertly placed to offer you a highly professional and personalised service.

Having previously worked for HMRC, Tim is able to use his insights to assist with HMRC investigations and ensure that you are informed at all times, and can offer you clear and simple advice throughout the process.

His technical areas of expertise include, tax planning, pensions, emigration and trusts. Tim works with entrepreneurs, and families from a wide range of backgrounds, based both in the UK and overseas.

Tim joined Wilder Coe in 1996 and was made Tax Partner in 2001.

Professional Memberships

  • Affiliate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

Professional Areas of Expertise

  • Tax Planning
  • Pension Planning
  • Inheritance Tax
  • Trusts
  • HM Revenue and Customs Investigations
  • International Tax
  • Capital Gains Tax

Sectors of Expertise

  • Entrepreneurs
  • High Net-Worth Individuals
Alexander Boorman

Audit Manager

Alex is experienced in the preparation and audit of statutory accounts as well as the preparation of company Corporation Tax returns.

His portfolio includes clients within a diverse range of industries including software, manufacturing, fashion, consultancy and property investment and development. Alex prides himself on working together closely with clients to create practical solutions whilst assisting them to achieve their business objectives.

Alex joined Wilder Coe in August 2012 after graduating from the University of Southampton where he studied Physics. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in August 2015. Since then he has become an Audit Supervisor at the firm and is responsible for the provision of training to new audit trainees as well as providing technical support.

Professional Memberships

  • A Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

Professional Areas of Expertise

  • Company Audit
  • Statutory Accounts Production
  • Corporate Taxation

Qualifications

  • ACA
  • BSc Physics
Audit Supervisor
Arik Rubens

Audit Supervisor

Arik qualified as a chartered accountant in 2020 and subsequently joined Wilder Coe having worked as an external auditor with exposure to a range of businesses. He has a strong accounting knowledge built through experience in the preparation and audit of statutory accounts, both IFRS and UK GAAP.

This experience coupled with an educational foundation consisting of a BA in Accounting and Finance from the University of Kent and an MSc in Banking and International Finance from Cass Business School has provided him with the knowledge to offer accounting support to businesses of varying sizes and industries.

Professional Memberships

  • A Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

Professional Areas of Expertise

  • Statutory Audit
  • Statutory Accounts Preparation

Qualifications

  • ACA
  • MSc
  • Ba
Senior Audit Manager
Caryl King

Senior Audit Manager

Caryl is experienced in the fields of Audit and the preparation of financial statements, having worked with a variety of businesses across a large portfolio of clients.

Most notable is her extensive work with property investment and development companies that has developed her understanding of the challenges facing these companies and the wider industry. As a consequence, Caryl is able to provide effective and valuable solutions to clients in order to facilitate their continued growth.

Caryl joined Wilder Coe in January 2008 after graduating from the University of York, and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in December 2010. She has since become Senior Audit Manager and amongst other responsibilities, is a key provider of training for new audit trainees as well as providing technical support for changes to accounting and auditing standards.

Professional Memberships

  • A Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

Professional Areas of Expertise

  • Audit
  • Accounts Preparation

Qualifications

  • ACA
Charlotte Hawes

Audit Manager

Charlotte has experience in the supervision and preparation of statutory accounts, management accounts including tailored client specific analysis and service charge accounts as well as the audit of statutory accounts and preparation of Corporation tax returns for companies.

Charlotte also has experience with charity independent examinations, charity audits and advisory work, looking after the majority of the firms charity clients.

She has a portfolio of clients from a wide range of industries including, property investment and development, manufacturing, media, entertainment, IT and charities including owner managed businesses through to large multinational organisations.

Charlotte joined Wilder Coe in September 2010 after completing her A-levels. She completed the AAT qualification followed by ACA qualification in October 2015. After having briefly left Wilder Coe, she re-joined as Audit Supervisor in March 2016. She has since become a manager at the firm.

Professional Memberships

  • A Member of the Association of Accounting Technicians
  • A Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

Professional Areas of Expertise

  • Statutory audits
  • Statutory accounts preparation
  • Corporation tax
  • Service charge accounts
  • Charity independent examinations
  • Charity audits

Qualifications

  • ACA
  • MAAT
Audit Manager
Chris Abbott

Audit Manager

Chris’ portfolio of clients includes businesses from wide range of industries, including renewable energy, Solicitors, FCA registered companies and a variety of owner-managed business. He is knowledgeable about these varying companies and how they operate.

His understanding and of the businesses and the individual challenges they face enables him to provide tailored solutions to them.

Chris assists his clients in meeting their statutory and legal obligations through the provision of audit, accountancy and tax services.

Chris joined Wilder Coe in August 2009 under the school leaver programme. Since then, he qualified as a Chartered Accountant in August 2014 and became a Manager at Wilder Coe in 2016.

Professional Memberships

  • A Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
  • A Member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation
  • A Member of the Association of Accounting Technicians

Professional Areas of Expertise

  • Statutory Audit
  • Statutory Accounts Preparation
  • Corporate Tax Compliance and Planning
  • Solicitor Accounts Rules work
  • Financial Conduct Authority audits

Sectors of Expertise

  • Renewable Energy
  • Solicitors Practices
  • FCA regulated businesses
  • Hotels

Qualifications

  • ACA
  • CTA
  • MAAT
Audit Manager
Isabel Yau

Audit Manager

Isabel has experience in the preparation of statutory accounts, audit of statutory accounts and preparation of the Corporation Tax returns for companies.

She joined Wilder Coe in August 2014 after completing an MSc in Corporate Strategy and Governance at the University of Nottingham. She qualified as a Chartered Accountant in August 2017 and subsequently become an Audit Supervisor at the firm.

Isabel has knowledge of how various companies operate in a wide range of industries, including fashion, manufacturing and retail, renewable energy and the hotel and leisure industry. This variety has given her an understanding of how to provide support and assistance to companies of various sizes and at different stages of development.

Professional Memberships

  • A Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

Professional Areas of Expertise

  • Statutory Audit
  • Statutory Accounts Preparation
  • Corporate Taxation

Qualifications

  • ACA
  • MSc
  • BSc
Senior Tax Manager
Prashant Malde

Senior Tax Manager

Having qualified as a Chartered Certified Accountant in 2004 and then as Chartered Tax Adviser in 2008, Prashant has extensive knowledge in corporate and business taxes. He specialises in tax planning for small and medium sized businesses and provides his clients with sound solutions to help optimise their business’ tax positions. Prashant also has significant experience with personal taxes, enabling him to provide effective, technical advice to owner managed businesses.

By working closely with fast growing companies, Prashant is able to assist in securing business tax incentives and his professional areas of expertise cover the following:

  • Research & Development tax incentives
  • Venture Capital Schemes (EIS/SEIS)
  • Corporate reorganisations and restructuring
  • Corporation tax
  • Capital Gains tax
  • Employee share incentives

Read details on Prashant’s specialist skill set here

Wilder Coe are delighted to welcome Prashant Malde into our Tax Department. Prashant brings with him a wide range of skills and expertise and we are looking forward to watching him grow our Corporate Tax team.

Research & Development tax incentives

Prashant can provide businesses with advice on the availability of R&D tax reliefs and has carried out a number of successful claims for R&D tax credits. He has made claims for a range of businesses; especially those involved in new technology, health products and automotive innovation. Prashant can review your company’s recent activities and can advise on current and future projects that may qualify for R&D tax credits and undertake claims on your behalf.

Venture Capital Schemes

(SEIS, EIS and VCT schemes)

Businesses often require HMRC’s approval that one or more of the Venture Capital Schemes apply in order for them to raise qualifying investments. Prashant is able to advise companies of their eligibility in qualifying for these schemes and can deal with cases where HMRC is being difficult in providing their advance assurance. Potential investors will always want to see HMRC’s approval before investing their money. Prashant’s initial support is crucial to help pave the way for such businesses. His experience spans across a variety of industries such as hospitality, media & digital production agencies, sports, technology, and fintech.

Corporate reorganisation and restructuring

Prashant works alongside clients looking to make changes to their corporate structure. He is able to give advice on the full spectrum of taxes involved in such projects and can assist clients to arrive at an optimal tax position whilst keeping to the project’s overall commercial objective. Such projects may arise when there is a division in the business, a company acquisition/merger, a succession plan, or as a result of the business’ organic growth.

Employee Incentives

For clients looking to incentivise their employees through share awards and share options, Prashant is able to provide tax advice to both the employer and the employee on such incentives. By setting up incentive schemes with clients, Prashant has built strong relationships with lawyers who are able to assist with the relevant legal documentation.

If you would like to arrange a consultation with Prashant and understand how his expertise could be beneficial to you and your business, then please contact him on 020 7724 6060 or send a message here.

Prashant’s understanding and knowledge surrounding complex tax interactions allow him to effectively provide his clients with practical tax plans.

Professional Memberships

  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
  • Chartered Institute of Taxation

Qualifications

  • BA Accounting & Finance
  • FCCA
  • CTA

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