Tax overview

Learn everything the UK’s leading tax practice with the leading reputation can teach you. Your knowledge will help high-profile businesses, entrepreneurs and private clients understand complex rules and make informed decisions with significant impacts. You’ll also help governments ensure the efficient operation of tax systems and use your insight to solve long-term problems.

You’ll be part of a business that’s proactively engaging in the tax policy debate and focused on leading views and new ideas. Our people need to be agile and ready to build strong relationships, networks and leadership skills. Our expertise covers every conceivable area of taxation.

Over 3,000 tax experts work in some 20 key areas on projects ranging from preparing annual accounts, to restructuring multimillion pound property portfolios, and from buying a business to advising celebrities on the tax implications of worldwide tours.

If you want to be part of a business that's committed to proactively engaging with the tax policy debate and focused on leading views or, working with organisations to help them make the most of their biggest asset: their people,  then our Tax practice is the place to be.

Our expertise covers every conceivable area of taxation and more. We have some experts working on wide ranging projects UK and globally. What does this mean for you? The opportunity to build your career working with a team of leading experts.

What is Tax at PwC?

In Corporate Tax you’ll help clients – from the largest organisations to budding entrepreneurs and high-net-worth individuals – manage their tax risk, understand their obligations and comply with complex legislation. You’ll tackle a broad range of work that includes multinational advisory projects, tax compliance and researching business issues that affect clients’ tax affairs – all while keeping pace with regularly changing tax rules.

In Human Resource Consulting Services you’ll help some of the leading UK and international employers make the most of their biggest asset – their people. It’s such a diverse area, you could work on projects helping clients define their HR strategy, through to advising clients on how to improve the effectiveness of their workforce, or helping their senior leaders understand their personal complex tax obligations. This might include: international pensions, communications, employment law, talent management, tax compliance and reward and employee incentives.

In Indirect Tax a highly commercial, ever-changing and extremely wide-ranging field, you’ll be advising businesses on all areas of indirect tax such as VAT while building your knowledge and expertise and working with clients on matters critical to their business.

Our HRM practice covers a wide range of areas which include workforce restructuring and performance alignment to name a few.

Whichever area you work in, we need people to be agile and ready to build strong relationships, networks and leadership skills. In fact, in most areas of Tax, you'll participate in the 'One Tax Rotation' during your graduate scheme; an innovative new programme which will give you the opportunity to work outside your normal team for 6 months and gain skills from another area of our Tax practice.

Where you'll build your skills, expertise and knowledge whilst completing your professional qualification. A hallmark of our approach is building skills through practical application. Whilst on our graduate programme you’ll study for a professional qualification which will take you three years to complete and through your portfolio of work you’ll have the opportunity to put into practice what you’ve learnt. The more experience you get, the more responsibility you’ll take on – from coaching junior colleagues in the early years to developing your team and leadership skills over your first five years as you approach Manager level.

It may be that you know what sort of a specialist you want to be when you join, or, you want to wait to see and where your career takes you once you’ve joined one of our teams. Given our practice covers all areas of Tax we can provide you with the opportunity to realise your potential. Aside from a great training and the opportunity in the future to go on secondment or work abroad, it’s difficult to truly convey everything that our tax practice can offer you if you join us on our graduate programme, but take a look at the profiles of some of our people who did join us to see where your career could take you.

Above all what you get out of your career at PwC depends upon what you put in. Whether it’s studying for your professional qualification or meeting those client deadlines all serve to give you the best possible training that can be offered and set you up for your career what-ever lies ahead.