Welcome to the world of Ross Martin Tax. We are the home of a unique set of practical tax resources for accountants and advisers and their clients.

Our guides cover multiple taxes and answer your key tax FAQs from the start of a business until its end.

You might like to start with a tour of our site.

  • The Front page rossmartin.co.uk here we feature lead articles including our weekly Ross Martin Tax News.
  • Top menu: SME News. 
  • Tax Data - rates, bands and allowances for taxes and a tax data card. 
  • Tax Tools: our tax tools.

Main menu: Takes you down through the life of the business and then looks at specific key topics

  • Starting in Business, through being a Sole Trader or Parnership, Incorporating your business, becoming a director, your company, being an employer.
    • Check out each section: look for the 'Start here' (freeview) guides:  these are some of our most popular for new users

Check out our 'Annuals', they cover Tax Updates and What's New for 2024/25.

  • Specific topics, include Capital Allowances, Private Clients and the main rules for CGT, IHT, Income Claims and Reliefs and how Trusts & Estates are taxed.
  • Our Land & Property section also covers landlords, developers and Stamp Duty Land Tax.
  • Overseas covers non-residence issues for individuals and corporates, including the Statutory Residence Tests, the Non-Dom regime and other matters specific to non-UK residents with UK property, assets and income. 
  • We also cover Devolved Taxes, as they evolve.
  • Penalties, compliance and appeals do what they say on the tin!
    • How to appeal an HMRC decision - an indespensible guide to painfree tax appeals, formed from years of detailed analysis of tribunal and court decisions. 
    • How to appeal an HMRC penalty - a handy guide covering most types of penalty and the key steps in making a successful appeal. We have a 100% penalty appeal success using this guide.
  • Investigations and enquiries highlights HMRC Spotlights and announcements and also considers current disclosure opportunities.
  • Our final section is More Tax Guides: here you can find our 2024/25 Finance Acts rolling tracker which this tells you, at glance, what's new in any of the key areas of tax.