Our Approach

How We Can Help

We offer our clients:

  • A friendly bespoke service tailored to individual requirements

  • Highly experienced, independent and technically proven tax advisers

  • Practical and pragmatic commercial advice which is technically rigorous

  • Advice is clearly documented, step by step throughout the process

Our objective is to ensure you realise your commercial ambitions in a tax efficient way.

We also provide expert advice under the ICAEW Tax Faculty Referral Scheme for Members – See the Members Handbook for further details.

Paul Eaves


Area of Expertise:

  • Detailed practical knowledge on company sales/investment and commercial deals, including the related business and share valuation issues
  • Hands on experience in corporate finance transactions
  • Worked with a range of individuals and businesses in tax planning and investigations
  • Detailed practical knowledge of IHT planning, Entrepreneur Relief, ESC A19 and voluntary disclosures to HMRC
  • Worked on a significant number of non-approved pension trusts, Liechtenstein Disclosure Facilities and Double Tax Treaties
  • Planning and tax investigation of a retirement benefit trust
  • Familiar with Research and Development tax credits
  • Acted as a tax adviser on share valuation matters in Civil disputes, as well as tax planning matters
  • Worked on a significant number of transactions involving EIS and EMI relief
  • Familiar with the relevant valuation issues, for the new accounting standards and possesses extensive experience in negotiating on deals

david stebbings


David has a number of years of experience in tax, having joined Eaves and Co in 2007 following graduation with a 2:1 in English Literature from Sheffield University.

He has passed both the ATT and CTA specialist tax exams.

He has a wide range of experience in corporate, business and personal tax compliance and planning.

With a professional approach to tax advice he is able to provide detail on the compliance position but also help to identify tax planning opportunities that are available.

Recent projects have included:

  • Defending clients in HMRC Enquiries
    CGT planning on business exits
  • Incorporation advice and consideration of IR35
  • Employee Share Option Schemes (Including EMI)
  • Entrepreneurs’ relief planning
  • HMRC Disclosure
  • Employee Share Valuation Matters
  • Advice on Statutory Residence Test
  • Capital Allowances claims on fixtures and fittings