Terms and conditions

Important legal Information
In using this website and its content (referred to as the 'Website'), you acknowledge the following terms and conditions of use (referred to as the 'Terms"). If you are not in agreement with these Terms, please do not use the Website.

Subscription types

A paid subscription will entitle you to access the locked content of the Website. Content is tiered: you will need to enhance your subscription to access any of the specialist zones, tools and CPDs.

A sole practitioner licence:  this licence is for a sole practitioner, or a one man company.

Multi partner/director + office licence: if there is more than one fee earning principle/practitioner/director in your practice we expect you to subscribe to the appropriate licence, normally by adding an extra £135 +VAT per partner/director (please contact us for a quote).  The basic fee of £425 + VAT is for a one office practice. Add £425 + VAT for each extra office and you will receive one free Partner licence too.


This Website is built on Joomla, made available under the GNU General Public License Version 2 or later. http://www.gnu.org/licenses/old-licenses/gpl-2.0.html

The Website written and displayed content (i.e. articles, guides, images etc) are covered by copyright and trademark law. The following permissions are given to paid subscribers:

  • Paid Single User subscribers have permission to download or print material strictly for their own personal use.
  • Multi-User / multi-office subscribers have permission to download or print material for use internally in their firm provided they do not alter the content or delete any information relating to copyright or ownership.
  • The commercial copying, selling or lending of any of the content of this website is prohibited. 
  • Users may not reproduce, distribute any of the material here for any purpose other than stated above without prior written permission.
  • Plagiarism or any other breach of copyright is a breach of professional standards.


The publishers make reasonable efforts to ensure the reliability of the Website content. Given the changing nature of tax legislation the content is regularly reviewed and updated. There may often be a time delay between the passing of new legislation, or the reporting of a relevant tax case, and the time it takes us to update all relevant notes on the site. However, the publishers endeavour to regularly summarise the major changes which we think will interest you as they come out in the weekly update, "Nichola's SME Tax W-update" (web updates) which form regular emails. To register for these click here.

Limitation of Liability
The information included in this Website is provided as a general guide only and not intended to be a substitute for taking advice and should not be relied upon as such. Tax is like any other law; whether something is right or wrong depends on context and the facts and circumstances of each case. The publishers disclaim, without limitation, all liability for any loss or damage of any kind, including any direct, indirect or consequential damages, which might be incurred through the use of material on this Website or access to the Website. This clause also extends to losses and damages incurred through viruses. If you have a tax query or are looking for tax advice please use the Virtual Tax Partner support service.

User tracking
We analyse visits from users to our website to see what you are viewing on our website. We do this to improve content, to check that you are not sharing subscriptions and we do not sell this data to third parties.

Links to Third Party Sites
This Website may provide links to other websites. We are unable to fully review all pages linked from this website and cannot be liable for their content. Users link to other sites at their own risk and use such sites according to the individual terms and conditions of use of those sites. Provision of links to third party websites should not be considered an endorsement.

General Privacy Policy

We use Google Analytics, a web analytics tool that allows us to view a variety of reports about how visitors interact with this website. It collects information anonymously without identifying individual visitors, click here for further details on Google's policies. 


  • Third party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on a user's prior visits to your website or other websites.
  • Google's use of advertising cookies enables it and its partners to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and/or other sites on the Internet.
  • Users may opt out of personalized advertising by visiting Ads Settings. (Alternatively, you can direct users to opt out of a third-party vendor's use of cookies for personalized advertising by visiting www.aboutads.info.)

Updating Content
The publishers reserve the right to make improvements and/or changes in the documents and/or other materials contained on this website site at any time without notice. Subscribers are advised of major updates via the email update service. Minor updates are not announced. Warning: there may be substantial changes to material following the chancellor’s annual Budget report, or spending review, or equivalent.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction
Any use of the Website any legal disputes arising in connection with it shall be governed by UK law.

Trade Marks

www.rossmartin.co.uk © is brought to you by Tiger Dog Media & Publishing Ltd, trading as Rossmartin.co.uk, Registered in England and Wales, Company registration 08187601, Registered office, Castlelee, Ryall, Dorset DT6 6EN.

Ross Martin®, Virtual Tax Partner®, and VtaxP® are all Registered Trade Marks.

Payment terms
Subscribers who wish to pay by instalments: the minimum subscription term is 12 months, and we will charge a handling fee of 10%. Our apologies for this, but it does not even cover the cost.

If an instalment is late or missed there will be a catch up charge of £60 + VAT if we have to chase you for payment.

One-off annual subscription payments are non-refundable, except under exceptional circumstances.

Opening hours
If you subscribe to this Website outside normal office days and hours which are Monday to Friday 9 am to 5pm GMT, we will always try and get you logged in. Sometimes this won't be possible and you may have to wait to receive your login and joining instructions until the start of the next working day.

Virtual Tax Partner® support 
Virtual Tax Partner® support (VtaxP) is a 'pay as you go' independent tax advisory service. This is owned and delivered by Ross Martin Tax Consultancy Limited (RMTC), a separate legal entity.

  • A paid subscription to www.rossmartin.co.uk DOES NOT provide you with free tax advice from VtaxP ®.
  • Subscribers to www.rossmartin.co.uk receive a 25% discount to tax support services provided by RMTC. 
  • If you raise a VtaxP query on the portal www.VtaxP.co.uk you will be required to set a password to use that service and upload your details for anti-money laundering risk assessment. See VtaxP: Terms & Conditions for more details. 

GDPR Privacy Notice

Tiger Dog Media & Publishing Ltd

Address: Castle Lee, Ryall, Dorset DT6 6EN
Phone Number: 01308 485050
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The type of personal information we collect
We currently collect and process the following information:

  • Your name, business name and address.

How we get your information and why we have it.

  • We retain the information in order to send you invoices for subscriptions and to send out subscription renewal reminders.

We do not share this information with any others, although certain government bodies can obtain access to our data at will.
Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the lawful bases we rely on for processing this information are:
(a) Your consent. You are able to remove your consent at any time. You can do this by contacting us
(b) We have a contractual obligation.
(c) We have a legal obligation.

How we store your personal information
Your information is securely stored on webservers owned by Siteground Hosting Ltd 'Siteground' located in London and backed up in the Netherlands.
Siteground are a data processor and our agreement with them in respect of GDPR policy here: https://www.siteground.com/viewtos/data_processing_agreement.
We retain your information for the later of six years or when you cease to be an active user of www.VtaxP.co.uk. We dispose your information by deletion of your records within our database.

Your data protection rights
Under data protection law, you have rights including:
Your right of access - You have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information.
Your right to rectification - You have the right to ask us to rectify personal information you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete.
Your right to erasure - You have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances.
Your right to restriction of processing - You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.
Your right to object to processing - You have the the right to object to the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.
Your right to data portability - You have the right to ask that we transfer the personal information you gave us to another organisation, or to you, in certain circumstances.

You are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights. If you make a request, we have one
month to respond to you.
Please contact us  if you wish to make a request.

How to complain
If you have any concerns about our use of your personal information, you can make a complaint to us 

You can also complain to the ICO if you are unhappy with how we have used your data.
The ICO’s address:
Information Commissioner’s Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane

Helpline number: 0303 123 1113
ICO website: https://www.ico.org.uk 

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