Paul Eaves


Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, FCA

Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments

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 advisor 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 CTA - Tax Director


Member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation


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

David is happily married and in his spare time regularly plays football.  He also enjoys playing tennis, photography and reading.  He and his wife are delighted with the recent arrival of their daughter, who is their first child.



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