Whether you are investing overseas, or are an overseas business investing in the UK, it is imperative your accountant is geared up to
providing international services.
The global marketplace is open for business and many businesses are taking advantage. However, with new opportunities come new
challenges and it is vital your accountant has access to expertise throughout the world.
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Investing in the UK
Laws in the UK that regulate businesses and taxes are numerous and complex. Before making any decision to invest in the UK you
should ensure you have fully reviewed your strategic options and considered the optimal structuring of your enterprise.
If your are considering expanding operations overseas, you are likely to encounter a number of challenges with which you are not familiar.
Through our membership of HLB International we have access to experts around the world who, in conjunction with ourselves, will help
you overcome these challenges.
Hawsons is a member of HLB International, a fast-growing, dynamic network of independent accounting firms and business advisers.
Formed in 1969, HLBI is a mid-tier international accounting network, servicing clients through its member firms in over 100 countries.
Through this network we can provide you with strategic, business and taxation advice relevant to the countries
in which you are operating.
International tax services
Undoubtedly one of the biggest challenges anyone will face is trying to get a thorough grip of tax legislation in different countries.
Through our own expertise and that of our network partners, we are able to advise on taxation issues and solutions throughout the world.
We can help you structure international operations in the most tax effective manner. Some of the issues you will need to consider are:
Transfer pricing is an extremely complicated topic that applies to the price at which goods and services are sold between associated enterprises.
Tax authorities in many countries apply rigorous transfer pricing adjustment policies. This is a key issue for many businesses and failing
to understand this properly can cause significant problems. As ever, with proper advice, it is possible to take advantage of excellent tax
saving opportunities and manage the significant compliance issues.
Value added tax
Selling goods or services into different countries means the possibility of indirect taxes such as VAT being chargeable. VAT legislation is
becoming ever more complex. Proper management of VAT and other indirect taxes is essential for all business with international trade.
Businesses with cross border employment and individuals with assets or residences around the world will be faced with taxation and
social security issues. Through our international network we can provide high quality advice covering home and overseas tax solutions.