About Eaves & Co

Established for over 20 years

Eaves and Co have been established for over 20 years and work with clients across the North of England from our offices in Sheffield, Leeds and Southport. 

We are a team of fully chartered tax advisors who are regulated by the Chartered Institute of Taxation. Each member of the Eaves and Co team has passed the rigorous CTA tax exams and are fully qualified to deal with any tax query you may have.

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.

Our advisors

David Stebbings Director

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

Paul Eaves Founder

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

Chartered Tax Advisors

We are Chartered Tax Advisors and are regulated by the Chartered Institute of Taxation.  All of our advisors have passed the rigorous tax exams and are therefore fully qualified to advise you and your business.