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Tax Investigations

Confidential HMRC tax investigation services for individuals and businesses

At Gilbert Tax We know how stressful dealing with HMRC and a tax investigation can be. Whether you've received a letter from HMRC, have unpaid tax to disclose, or are already under investigation, our team is here to help.

Our tax investigation team are specialists in resolving personal and business tax issues in an efficient and timely manner. We act as a shield between you and HMRC.

We will handle all communication with HMRC on your behalf so whilst your case is being resolved you can focus on more important things without stress or worry.

Why use a tax investigation service?

Before individuals and businesses are selected for a tax investigation, HMRC conduct a rigorous exercise to try to ensure that the information that they are basing their belief that there is something wrong with the tax affairs of the person they intend to investigate.

As such, it should be noted that HMRC rarely raise a tax investigation without believing that there is something wrong and it is highly advisable to speak with a tax investigation expert before responding to any correspondence from HMRC.

Types of HMRC investigations

There are a number of different tax investigations and also a number of different units within HMRC from which enquiries emanate. The most serious sort of tax investigation is one where HMRC are considering prosecution. The first someone will know about this is either a letter to attend a meeting under caution or at worst a dawn raid.

Tax Investigation FAQ

Do I need to attend meetings with HMRC?

Do I need to provide bank statements to HMRC?

How can I stay in control during a tax investigation?

How do I pay overdue income tax?

What is a tax investigation?

Why are HMRC investigating me?

Will HMRC tell me why I'm being investigated?

Will I have extra time to pay my tax bill?

What to expect from us...

  • Non-judgemental. We are here to help, not to judge

  • Rigorously defend your position within the scope of the law

  • Take control of the HMRC investigation

  • Efficient process to achieve the closure of your investigation

Contact Our Team

Get in touch with us for confidential and no-obligation tax advice.

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Tax investigation services

Take the complexity out of resolving your tax investigation.

Our wide range of tax investigation services are designed to help you reach a positive resolution.

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Our team of tax experts will manage your tax dispute and work towards achieving the best possible outcome.

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Tax Investigation Specialist
Scott Gilbert, Partner and Tax Investigation Specialist

"We understand that people sometimes make mistakes in their dealings with HMRC and that HMRC make mistakes in dealing with taxpayers. Many people do not know how to deal with HMRC or who to turn to for help resolve the tax dispute.

Our firm of tax advisors specialise in resolving people's problems with HMRC. We have extensive expertise in dealing with all forms of tax investigations and tax disputes as well as with taking matters to the Tax Tribunal where agreement cannot be reached.

We deal both directly with the individual who is under enquiry and also work with many firms of accountants supporting them in dealing with HMRC disputes and advising them on how to handle HRMC to get the best result.

The fact is that proper management of HMRC is the best way of reducing the tax, interest and penalty as well as the time taken in resolving any tax dispute.

Our expert team are none judgemental and rigorously defend your position within the scope and parameter of the law. We take control and manage the process to minimise the interruptions that any form of tax investigation causes to an individual's life and business."

What clients say about our tax investigation services

"Excellent support and guidance"

It gives me great pleasure to write to you and thanks to you and your team for the excellent support and guidance
you gave me over the last year. I consider having made contact with you as the crucial step in solving my "Taxing" problem.

From the time I first had a meeting with you, to the last meeting with the Inland Revenue you were most reassuring.

Your approach to the whole issue was highly professional and honest. Your advice was precise and correct.

MS London

"Speaking to you was like a breath of fresh air"

When I first received a letter from HMRC inviting me to an interview under caution I felt almost suicidal.

I found your details on the internet and speaking to you was like a breath of fresh air.

You explained the situation to me and put me straight in touch with an excellent firm of solicitors specialising in financial crime.

SGC Client

"Offshore Disclosure Facility"

Following a Government announcement that the HMRC would be looking into offshore bank accounts, my family decided to take advantage of their Offshore Disclosure Facility.

I quickly realised that as these disclosures would cover a period of some thirteen years, this would be a complex and potentially expensive process.

MD Client

"Our preferred supplier of tax investigation services"

As a large independent practice we generally deal with day to day investigation work ourselves and only use your services in the more complicated and complex investigations.

Your firm has always offered quality advice on some of the finer nuances of investigation work and this has enabled us to obtain solutions to enquiries we would not have achieved without your input.

PK Accountant

"Impressed with the quality of work"

I have been impressed with the quality of work undertaken by you and your team
and am more than happy to continue to refer my clients to you.

You appreciate how stressful it is for clients to be under investigation by HMRC and I know that when I refer
clients they are dealt with, not only with expertise, but also professionally and compassionately.


"Let Property Campaign"

Thank you for your prompt response and thanks to John Poskitt for the help with our 2 sons Let Property Campaign work and the Self Assessment for 2021 to 2022.

You have a very efficient and helpful team and system in helping us - much appreciated.

DR Client

"Disguised Remuneration"

Just a short email to thank you very much for all your help and work on this issue over the years (and it has been years).

Once again very many thanks, and in the nicest way possible, I hope I won’t need your services in the future.

DR Client

"Very impressive and I am very grateful"

You are a genius, thank you!

You are so good at piecing everything together and presenting and positioning it so well.

Very impressive and I am very grateful. Huge thanks again for sorting my stuff.


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