Providing proactive, clear and effective tax advice.

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  • Chartered Tax Adviser
  • Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales
  • Over 10 years experience working in tax
  • Significant experience advising on transactions
  • Previous roles at National firms including BDO and RSM

I am a qualified Chartered Tax Adviser with over 10 years experience in the profession.  I joined Shorts having previously worked for national firms including BDO and RSM.

I have a proactive and commercial approach, and extensive experience in advising growing owner managed businesses on all aspects of taxation, including;

  • acquisitions and disposals
  • reorganisations
  • property tax
  • share incentives
  • capital allowances
  • shareholder remuneration and exit planning

I pride myself on providing quality and timely tax advice in order to help my clients achieve their personal and business objectives.


David’s areas of specialism;

Business Taxes Corporate Finance


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