Let us take on the burden of self assessment.
At French Duncan our experienced team take on the complex, time consuming and stressful work of managing your tax return submission, whilst ensuring no misunderstandings and no missed opportunities.
With the HMRC self assessment deadline fast approaching (it's the end of January!) contact us now to discuss your requirements and how we can help.
Contact us now on 0131 225 6366 for a FREE CONSULTATION.
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Partner and Head of Personal Tax
Hazel began her training as a Accountant in 1992 and joined French Duncan in 2012 when they merged with Macfarlane Gray. She has specialised in tax for more than 20 years and heads up the personal tax compliance and consultancy team, managing a varied client base of businesses and private clients.
Hazel has previously served as the Scottish President of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants for two years and is currently a member of the Scottish committee.
Hazel’s specialisms include capital taxes planning, personal tax planning including residence matters, advising owner-managed businesses, tax investigations and property taxation. She has particular interest in the construction and agricultural sectors.
Hazel was brought up in a family business and has a deep understanding of the issues surrounding owner-managed firms. She draws on this background when advising on commercial and tax matters.
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Stephen began his career working for a short time at HM Revenue & Customs as an Administrative Officer before joining an independent CA practice as a tax assistant dealing with all tax compliance issues and identifying tax planning opportunities. Three years later, he was appointed as tax manager to a mid-tier accountancy practice, where he remained for six years, before joining French Duncan in 2015 in the same role.
Stephen has gained extensive experience of working for both personal and corporate tax clients which helps him give more comprehensive tax advice. Stephen has gained exposure throughout his career to all aspects of Employment taxes and has added to this expertise through completing numerous Employment tax review and due diligence reports. Stephen has also been heavily involved with giving advice, both technical and compliance based, on all aspects of employment related securities which covers both tax advantaged scheme such as EMI, SIP, CSOP and non-tax advantages schemes.
Sarah started her personal tax career at French Duncan as a tax trainee in 2010 before going on to gain her professional ATT tax qualification in 2013. During this time she balanced her training and experience within compliance and advisory for a wide variety of UK and Non-UK Domiciled individuals.
In 2014, Sarah left us to take up a Global Mobility role with a big four firm, providing residence advice for companies and their employees while ensuring their UK tax obligations were satisfied. This allowed her to gain specialised knowledge of the interaction between the UK and other tax regimes throughout the world, along with an in-depth understanding of the UK Statutory Residence Test.
Sarah re-joined French Duncan as a tax manager within our Stirling office. Her current role includes responsibility for the delivery of personal tax compliance work to a wide range of clients as well as undertaking specialist advisory projects on various UK residence issues.
Sarah strives to provide her clients with a consistent and excellent service.
Assistant Tax Manager
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Jen joined French Duncan in 2013 as a Tax Trainee and has worked her way up to Tax Senior. During her time at French Duncan she has qualified as a Chartered Certified Accountant with ACCA. Jen has trained in various aspects across the practice, with her main focus now being personal tax. Most recently Jen has been accepted onto the 2018 cohort of the ACCA Leaders of Tomorrow programme.
Jen assists with the management of the personal tax compliance process for a broad range of clients including HNWI, Trusts, Sole Traders, Partnerships and Directors of Small to Medium size companies. She also undertakes a variety of advisory assignments including advising on Furnished Holiday Lets, Capital Allowances, HMRC Enquiries and voluntary disclosures, employment tax aspects, and taxation issues arising for company shareholders and Directors.
Jen takes a proactive approach in providing advice to her clients to ensure that they are both tax efficient and suitable to her clients wider circumstances.
Jen’s client portfolio covers a range of sectors, including property, agriculture and food and drink.