Sarah heads up the expatriate tax team and sits in our Reading office. She originally trained and qualified as a chartered accountant with Coopers & Lybrand (C&L) before moving into their International tax team, the area in which she has specialised ever since. Sarah moved to Paris in 1994 and worked in expatriate tax/global mobility with C&L then KPMG (US satellite office) where she developed and managed the French tax team. She returned to the UK after 6 years.
Sarah has worked across all sectors including retail, manufacturing, Oil & Gas and high tech start-ups. She has several French clients ranging from overseas companies setting up in the UK, companies sending employees on assignment (inbound and outbound), private individuals and entrepreneurs setting up their own company in the UK.
Sarah assists clients and their employees with their global compliance (disclosure, reporting, tax payments) and provides planning and advice in areas such as international social security, pension plans, share schemes for mobile employees. She works with many high net worth individuals in connection with their tax affairs, including advice on investments, remittance issues and tax return preparation.
Advising senior executives of the UK tax implications of working partly in the UK and partly overseas and interpretation of the relevant double tax treaty with the UK.
Advising on the “Temporary workplace” rules for a company bringing assignees to the UK from Japan.
Assisting clients with HMRC’s Worldwide Disclosure facility in respect of overseas income and gains.
Tel: +44 (0)118 9590261