Tax

We’re the leading provider of tax services in the UK, in terms of the reputation, size and scope of our tax practice. Join us and be at the forefront of change and innovation

In today’s fast-changing world, we help businesses navigate complexity and risk by empowering them to understand complex rules and make informed business decisions, with significant impact.

With clients ranging from multinational organisations and public sector bodies to entrepreneurs and family businesses, the work we do is diverse. We lead the debate with tax authorities and governments in the UK, changing the way we all think about tax.

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Why Tax at PwC?

We help our clients stay ahead of changes that impact their businesses. Equipped with the scale of a seamlessly connected global network, we’re where they need us — delivering deep tax technical expertise, while providing the critical context to make informed and compliant decisions to drive their operations forward. At a global and local level, we design best-in-class integrated tax, legal and people and organisation strategies that empower clients to move from complexity to execution.

We’re a community that is open and collaborative, fueled by curious minds, innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit. As leading professionals, we work together and are part of something special - shaping the future of Tax. 

Our leaders foster an environment where we value difference, work together and empower each other to be the best we can be. The investment in our people provides a platform for continued learning and development and promotes fair work access to enable upskilling opportunities throughout your career.  Our brand reputation and ability to win interesting work enables us to be at the forefront of change and innovation. Through utilising technology and harnessing our diverse thinking, we’re able to be agile and deliver best in class value to our clients.

Corporate Tax

In Corporate Tax you’ll help clients from the largest multinational organisations to budding entrepreneurs and high-net-worth individuals to 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.

Teams within Corporate Tax:

Corporate Consulting – we help Listed, Inbound, Privately Owned and Financial Services organisations meet their tax obligations while managing the impact tax has on their businesses.

Deals Tax - we work closely with our Deals practice and advise on the tax implications of deals projects. Deals Tax covers three areas: Business Recovery Services, Real Estate and Mergers and Acquisitions.

International Tax & Treasury - we work with multinational businesses affected by tax, legislative and regulatory developments. We help structure these businesses in a tax-efficient manner, both locally and globally across all aspects of international taxation.

Tax Disputes - we’re dispute resolution specialists covering all taxes and business areas to prevent, manage and resolve tax disputes with HMRC. As part of a global network of Dispute specialists, we provide multinational support where required.

Audit of Tax -  we combine our skills in accounting, auditing and tax technologies to develop tax practices that drive continual improvement within our Audit Centre of Excellence.

Specialist Areas

We also have a wide range of teams working across specialist taxes, reliefs, incentives and private clients.

Our specialist teams include:

Indirect Tax - we work with organisations to manage their indirect taxes. We advise across all aspects of VAT compliance and structuring, customs, excise and environmental taxes. We provide innovative solutions to navigate challenges, both locally and globally. 

Private Client and Privately-owned Businesses – we advise wealthy individuals, families and their businesses on managing their personal and company tax affairs in the UK and abroad. We act as strategic consultant on key events such as buying and selling assets and businesses, international mobility and inheritance and wealth succession.

Tax Reporting and Strategy - we help businesses align their tax strategy with their wider business strategy, help to accelerate the impact of technology in tax, unblock data insights and meet their domestic and global compliance and reporting obligations.

Transfer Pricing – we help organisations understand the pricing implications of goods and services between related parties. We learn how our clients operate, why they succeed, where value lies and how that aligns with international tax rules. 

Stamp Taxes - we’re the largest stamp tax practice in the UK. We work in partnership with HMRC across a range of transactions from Private Business, Private Client, Financial Services, and global Mergers and Acquisitions.

Research and Development - we work alongside businesses to advise them throughout their innovation life cycle and make sure they benefit from the full range of reliefs and credits available, from research and development (R&D), expenditure credits/tax credits and Patent Box to targeted grants and other innovation reliefs.

Capital Allowances - we’re a team of tax professionals, chartered accountants and surveyors who advise clients on all aspects of property taxation. We also advise on various opportunities including short life assets, acquisition and vendor due diligence, and lease incentives

Portfolio - our team consists of unique businesses that nurture and evolve high growth and high potential businesses across the public and private sector. We advise and provide support across technology, enhanced investment, business development and commercial alliances.  

Tax Tech - our team's purpose is to evolve the Tax business model by building software that codifies PwC’s human expertise and by trail-blazing SaaS ventures. We learn from experienced specialists in cloud engineering, machine learning and product ownership to deliver innovative technologies to our clients.

The teams within P&O include:

Reward & Employment - we help clients ensure that the way their employees are rewarded is aligned to corporate strategy, is cost effective and best supports employee performance and retention. 

Actuarial - we provide life, health and non-life assurance services in the insurance industry, its regulators, and other financial services providers. You’ll specialise in either Pensions, or Reward & Employment. Learn more here.

Pensions - we consult on and design plans to help clients develop and implement their pension strategy, defined contributions or benefit schemes. 

HR Transformation & Technology - we help our clients modernise their HR services by assessing and improving organisational structure, business process and enabling technologies to develop HR programmes that deliver cultural and behavioural change.

Global Mobility Services - we help our clients to move talent globally by ensuring mobile employees are compliant from a tax, immigration, social security, and payroll perspective and also provide wider advice on mobility function effectiveness.  

Workforce, Strategy & Culture - we help organisations cultivate a thriving workforce. We add value to our clients through supporting their leaders and people through change and optimising their workforce right across the organisation.

People and Organisation

In People and Organisation (P&O) 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, advising on how to improve the effectiveness of their workforce, helping senior executives understand their global personal tax obligations, or implementing cutting-edge technology. 

P&O is built up of specialist teams who provide advice and support to help manage organisational and people challenges, delivering tailored solutions to each of our clients. 

Tax Compliance

With an increasingly complex tax system, wide ranging regulation and greater digitisation, Tax Compliance is a hugely important and rapidly developing area. We’ve created an integrated and varied environment to work in by bringing together our teams across corporate tax, tax accounting, accounting services, personal tax and global mobility. 

This is a growing business that offers exposure to an unrivalled range of clients and specialist tax areas. We’re a leading provider of technology enabled compliance and integrated advisory services and our team has delivered significant growth due to the investments made in automation and robotics. With a proven track record in coaching and training, we’re able to tailor our peoples’ portfolios to build technical skills and industry experience through a wide variety of client work and sectors.

Legal

With more than 3,700 legal specialists in over 100 countries, we have one of the most extensive legal services networks in the world. We believe businesses need legal services that provide certainty in a time of disruption, that help them think differently and even turn that disruption into their advantage. We quickly identify opportunities and risks and provide clear, actionable advice on the best response. We’re legal partners who embrace technology to enable smarter, faster decision making. We understand our client’s businesses and how they need to evolve. 

Our team brings the best of business understanding, technology innovation and Legal expertise to advise our clients. Learn more about our Legal practice

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