Corporate Tax

Minimising the burden

Hillier Hopkins LLP

Chartered Accountants & Tax Advisers

Call +44 (0)330 024 3200 and discover how we can help you.

Since 1997, the amount of tax legislation has more than doubled. Far from clarifying things, government has created ever more complications. Our tax experts work to reduce your compliance burden whilst minimising the financial impact of tax on you and your business.

Tax compliance

We provide a cost-effective and high-quality business and personal tax compliance service. Our business and personal tax experts work together to ensure you are maximising tax-saving opportunities. This page outlines our business taxation services and expertise, for more details about our personal tax expertise, please visit our dedicated personal tax page.

Corporation tax returns

Using leading tax software and our thorough knowledge of tax reliefs such as annual investment allowance, capital allowances, expenses, and Research and Development (R&D) tax relief, we can ensure you maximise any tax saving opportunities available.

Our corporate tax team is experienced in delivering efficient taxation services for even the most complex corporate structures. We are also accustomed to working alongside auditors and other advisers.

Tax advisory

There are many ways to minimise business tax quite legitimately, however, we always take a holistic rather than piecemeal approach to tax advice. Our tax experts work closely with you to understand your business and personal goals.

Whether you are seeking the best remuneration route or tax-efficient company cars and benefits, looking to buy a property or raise finance for growth, or wish to claim Research & Development credits or Capital Allowances, we will continually assess the wider tax, VAT, and indirect tax implications when advising you.

Our expertise encompasses:

We offer a free initial consultation, where we can discuss what you would like to achieve and the options available. Get in touch with any of our experts below or call us on +44 (0)330 024 3200 and we can arrange a suitable time with you. We are happy to meet either in person (Covid restrictions allowing) at a location convenient to you or over the phone or Zoom.

"Invested time in getting to know us"

"Hillier Hopkins have invested time in getting to know our business and have a range of expertise which we can call upon when required, such as financial planning and corporate tax planning."
Carmichael Site Services Limited

VAT & indirect tax advisory

This is a particularly important area for businesses engaged in land and property transactions, international trade and business acquisitions and disposals. Our VAT & indirect tax specialists work together with our tax advisers to provide holistic advice.

Visit our pages to see how we can help:


How do I claim back tax?

What taxes does a business pay when employing staff?

What Taxes Does a Business Have to Pay on its Trading Activities?

What is the CITB Levy for Construction Activities?

Making Tax Digital FAQs

What are SDLT Grazing Rights?

Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) saving opportunities

What is all this about an on-line tax account I have read about?

What is research and development tax relief?

I have just started a business, do I need to complete a tax return?

Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT): Q&A

What are SDLT opportunity knocks?

What are mixed-use and multiple dwellings relief?

What expenses can I claim as a residential landlord?

What’s the best way to incentivise staff?

Does my business qualify for EIS or SEIS?

What is Land Remediation Relief?

What are the benefits for having Electric vehicles?

What are taxable employment benefits and expenses?

What is the Apprenticeship Levy?

How are the research and development guidelines applied to software?

What is research and development and which costs qualify?

How do I reduce my company’s tax bills for R&D?

Does my business qualify for the Patent Box scheme?

What is the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS)?

What is Business asset roll over relief?

How do Enterprise Management Incentives (EMI) work?

What is EIS (Enterprise Investment Scheme)?

How do I recover foreign EU VAT?

I want to do business overseas, but it all looks so complicated?

Is it a good idea to buy a property within my company?

Can you help me agree a payment plan for corporation tax?

Why has HMRC told me to pay VAT monthly?

Why am I paying tax quarterly?

Is my company paying too much tax?

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