the practice in March 1988 and was soon joined by Denise. Before engaging in
public practice he worked for the Inland Revenue (now HM Revenue &
Customs) from 1976 to 1988, dealing mainly with Income Tax, Capital Gains Tax
and Corporation Tax, along with some deep dark lost secrets of taxation, such
as earned income relief, investment income surcharge, family allowance and
family allowance deduction adjustments! Just before he left the Inland
Revenue, he was working as a Tax Investigator.
and in tandem with his own practice, he acted as a consultant for three firms of Chartered Accountants as a
taxation consultant. He still gives tax advice to a local accountancy firm
and other professionals.
years Melvyn has computerised the practice and being a member of the
Chartered Institute for IT, ensures that we use the
latest HM Revenue & Customs approved software for the production and
electronic submission of Self Assessment and
Corporation Tax returns and Payroll Administration. He is also the author and
designer of this website and has implemented a paperless office.
observations on tax have been quoted on Radio 4 and in the Times newspaper.