Richard joined Larking Gowen in March 2015 to lead the Tax Advisory Team. Formerly a tax and managing partner for Grant Thornton in Norwich, Richard qualified in 1985. He then joined KPMG, including a secondment to their London office and ultimately leading their tax practice in East Anglia.
Richard’s broad range of knowledge and experience enables him to identify tax efficient solutions and ideas to help clients achieve their objectives, whether they are selling their businesses, trying to grow a new start-up or planning for the future.
Experience: Reflecting the entrepreneurial client base and requirements of the Larking Gowen client base, Richard’s work experience includes:
• Transaction tax planning; including companies and unincorporated businesses • Share schemes (tax approved and unapproved) • Enterprise Investment Scheme relief • Business Asset Disposal Relief planning and structures • Tax enquiries • Mergers and demergers • Capital gains tax planning • Inheritance tax restructuring (companies and unincorporated businesses) • Remuneration planning and tax efficient profit extraction