Our tax expert Walter Wood has more than 43 years tax experience in various areas of taxation, including Corporation Tax, Income Tax, Capital Gains Tax, Value Added Tax and Inheritance Tax. During his long career Walter served in many parts of HMRC, including 12 years serving in HMRC’s investigative flagships, Specialist Investigations and Special Compliance Office. He served as an HMRC Tax Advocate in Specialist Investigations representing HMRC very successfully in some of the most complex tax avoidance and tax fraud cases committed in the UK.

Using his experience in all aspects of taxation Walter is able to enhance the services provided by Walker Laird and offer tax advice on a diverse range of subjects involving both business and personal taxation.
No job is too big or too small and whether you are simply selling a property and wish to ensure that you get the Capital Gains Tax right or make plans to mitigate exposure to Inheritance Tax, Walter is here to offer advice and ensure that you are treated fairly by HMRC, while helping you to put your taxation affairs on a compliant footing for the future.

Fees and Costs

You will find us to be flexible in our approach to costs and while our fees are primarily based on time spent at an hourly rate, in larger more complex cases if possible, we will agree a fixed fee for any assignment to ensure you know exactly where you stand.

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