Clients on Lynam Tax Enquiry Experts 2011 - 2012

We pride ourselves on giving our clients exceptional service.  Their peace of mind is our goal.   It means a lot to us that all our clients have been extremely impressed with the results we got them.  The quotes below are all from actual letters and emails, sent to us in 2011 and 2012 by genuine clients of ours.  So what did real people, like you, say about Lynam Tax Enquiry Experts?

Referring accountant: Business taxpayer: employment status tax enquiry: "We have no hesitation in giving our high praise to Paul and recommending his work to anyone who requires a quick and favourable resolution to a Revenue inquiry. Our trust in him stems from the excellent feedback we received from a mutual client, whose case Paul handled." Amin Chatur, Alfred A Malnick & Co, Streatham, 13 December 2012

Personal taxpayers: offshore bank accounts and undeclared property - (Liechtenstein Disclosure Facility): "Dear Paul, THANKS so very much for this great news! It has been such a long haul, but we have come through it. We are deeply grateful for all of your support throughout, your hand-holding, explaining and diligence - it has finally worked. This is just such good news to have before the end of this year - so, we can now put this behind us. With thanks again for letting us know today and for all that you have done. Much appreciated. Cheers."  Mr & Mrs V. Dundee, 7 December 2012

Individual taxpayer (Swiss bank account, Swiss Tax Agreement): "Dear Mr Lynam, I thank you very much for your professionalism and the excellent advice you have provided me with." E Vasilaki, Sheffield 26/11/2012

Top Business Coach: Negotiation Skills and Tax Expertise : “Paul is a renowned expert in all forms of negotiation. He has taken his experience at Harvard and applied it in resolving the most difficult and supposedly intractable commercial negotiations. A brilliant communicator and a supreme tax professional, Paul has the rare gift of taking a complex and sometimes worrying subject and making it accessible and memorable.” Andy Powrie, London, AKT Productions, 18 October 2012

Corporate Tax Manager (Global Group): Business Tax Issues: “Paul helped provide a suitable strategy and advice on negotiating with HMRC which resulted in a successful outcome as part of our settlement arrangement.” Andy Walker, 18 October, 2012

ICAEW regional organiser: tax investigation knowledge: "Paul has exceptional tax investigation knowledge and impeccable lecture skills."  Vicky Nicholas, Regional Executive - East Midlands ICAEW, 17 October 2012 via LinkedIn

Undeclared Rental Income? For expert help ring Paul: 0845 643 9997

Referring accountant: Offshore bank account, and buy to let landlord enquiry"Paul worked with me for a mutual client, he as the tax expert whilst I provided accounting services. Paul's earlier employment with HMRC ensures that he spoke with great tact and authority at meetings with them. We have since worked in our respective fields with another mutual client where his expertise was of great value to the client and myself. I have no hesitation in recommending Paul for his tax expertise. As importantly, he is a pleasure to work with." Michael Partridge, Market Harborough, 16 October 2012, via LinkedIn

Retail chain employer: PAYE penalties : "Dear Paul, After the imposition of a heavy fine by HMRC we were referred to your company by our accountant. You calmly examined and assessed the situation and went on to make a series of realistic recommendations. At no time did you give us false hope but instead helped us find the necessary information for appeal based on solid foundations and made representation on our behalf. Although the situation ran on for over a year, the final outcome was the withdrawal of the penalty. We are grateful for your expertise, the confidence you inspired and your professionalism. We would confidently recommend your services". J. Wilkinson, Perthshire 5 October 2012

Taxman charging penalties? Call Paul now: 0845 643 9997

Accountant: Vat Compliance Check : "I called Paul with some concerns regarding a forthcoming vat compliance check. Paul was extremely helpful and his advice ensured my company emerged from the check with a clean bill of health, thanks Paul".  Mr M, Accountant, East Anglia 3 October 2012

I.T. Consultancy: Business Tax Voluntary Disclosure : "Gemma, Thanks very much for all of your help. The results are clearly fantastic and I really feel glad to close an ugly chapter. Furthermore, you provided probably the most professional service I have ever received". Mr Ashman, Switzerland, I.T. Consultant, 5 August 2012

Sole Trader: Business Tax Voluntary Disclosure : “Dear Paul, I was very nervous about how best to approach my voluntary disclosure, but your immediate grasp, expert knowledge, calm and thorough approach and attention to detail helped me enormously, and ensured that my disclosure was accepted by HMRC  without any further questions. It was a great benefit that you have had years of experience in this field. I highly recommend your services” Mrs. C. Anon, Media Worker, London, 28 June 2012

Referring Accountant: Various Business Tax Enquiries : "Paul's knowledge of tax enquiry work and experience in working with the Inland Revenue has resulted in excellent results on the assignments we have worked on together. I highly recommend his services." Ian Chown, BCom, FCA, Smith, Hodge Baxter, Kettering, 27 February 2012

Undeclared Property Income: Voluntary Disclosure :"Hi Gemma, Thank you so much for your work in sorting out my tax affairs. In such a delicate and stressful situation, it was very important that I had someone with expert knowledge on my side to make sure the disclosure went smoothly and deal with queries with HMRC. You have help my lift the cloud over my head and allow me to get on with my life. I couldn't have asked for more." Mr H.H. Clapham, 21 January 2012

Want to make a tax disclosure? Call Paul: 0845 643 9997

Referring Accountant: (tax residence issue)
"Dear Paul, I've written this recommendation of your work to share with other LinkedIn users. Paul listened carefully to my queries arising on business activities being considered by my client and quickly pointed out the key problem areas of taxation for my client to consider." Victor Hoad, Derby, 3 February 2012 R V Hoad & Co

Offshore Bank Account, (Tax Amnesty disclosure)
"Hi Gemma, When I first made an appointment to see you I was feeling very agitated about the whole back taxes issue, you immediately enabled me to calm down and cleared some of my worst imaginings. The whole process has only taken a little over a year with considerably less digging back than I anticipated. You even managed to reduce my original declaration under your forensic analysis. If I come across anyone in the same position I would not hesitate in commending them to use yourselves ASAP. With very many thanks. N."  Mr O. property developer, Surrey, 16 January 2012

Offshore Asset ( Tax Amnesty) investigation into company registered outside UK,
"Lynam Tax provided a safe harbour during my recent financial storm and it was with personal care and understanding, coupled with their professional expertise, that they managed to successfully to resolve my taxation position with the Revenue. I will always be indebted to Gemma for her help and support during this very dark period." Richard S. Spain. 5 December 2011

Want to make a tax disclosure? Call Paul: 0845 643 9997

Personal Tax Enquiry ( Local Compliance) HMRC trying to tax a gift,
"I was referred to Paul to help with a dispute with HMRC over unpaid tax from an offshore account.  Throughout the process I was impressed both with his knowledge and his patience in helping me fight what was an unjust demand for a substantial amount of tax.  His advice was unfailingly pertinent and correct, with the result, after more than two years of arguments with HMRC, that my case was won.  I would highly recommend Paul to anyone who finds themselves in the same position.  Thank you." Mr Tony A. (Independent Financial Advisor) 21 October 2011

Referring accountant: Family Business Investigations, (Specialist Investigations, Code of Practice 9): "I have worked with Paul on a number of client based assignments. He brings a wealth of in depth knowledge to the tax planning, investigation and mitigation fields. Lovely guy, works well with clients and knows his stuff!” Robin Walker, Robin Walker & Co, 31 August 2011

Referring accountant: (Local Compliance) Offshore bank accounts: retired couple: “Paul is a highly respected Tax Investigation Specialist and I always value his help and advice in disputes with HMRC. I can also recommend Paul as a seminar presenter and speaker as he spoke to the East Midlands Branch of the Chartered Institute of Taxation on many occasions whilst I was Chairman.” Paul Gayton, Director of Tax & Payroll Services, Wren Accountancy, 31 August 2011

Family Business Investigation: (Local Compliance): Status dispute and Construction Industry Scheme "My sincere thanks for all your hard work on my behalf. Without your expertise in this matter the outcome might have been quite different". Michael Bull, proprietor BM Bull Joinery, Wandsworth, London 30 August 2011

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Family Business Investigation: (Local Compliance): Business asset used privately? 
"Dear Paul, I just wanted to send you a line to say thankyou for dealing with my tax matters in a professional and efficient way, what a great result, thankyou". Paul H Jackson, Nottinghamshire, August 2011

Family Business Investigation (Referring accountant) (Local Compliance): CIS/Employee status/wife's wages
“Hello Paul, I got the good news of closure of inquiry by HMRC. Michael also phoned and expressed his joy...thank you for your extraordinary service and efficient approach to Revenue without which this would not have been possible.”  Amin Chatur FCCA, Alfred A Malnick & Co, Streatham, August 2011

Referring accountant: Lecture Services: "I have heard a number of so called tax experts, and none appear to have the in depth knowledge that Paul has. Regardless of the timing of new legislation or its complexity, Paul rapidly grasps a full understanding and is able to dissect and summarise it as a useful tool for other professionals. Paul's experience with HMRC allows him to remain practical regarding client solutions and therefore guarantee added value for money. I would not hesitate to instruct Paul or recommend him to a client.” Alison Timperley FCCA, August 17, 2011

Negotiation Skills: "Paul knows everything there is to know about negotiation. His insight, expertise and wisdom was invaluable when we created a negotiation programme of real originality and value". 27 May, 2011, Andy Powrie (Owner and Director: AKT Productions Ltd)

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Business Investigation (Criminal Unit Investigation: no charges brought: civil settlement)
"Hi Paul, I was almost at the point of breaking after about 3 years of tax investigation which I will tag harassment and intimidation by the tax man to pay tax on an imaginary income I did not earn. Not long after meeting you a clearer picture of the nature of the investigation was established, and a suitable settlement figure was negotiated. You are a star. God sent a deliverer of those that are being oppressed by tax men. I will forever talk about you and recommend you to as many as will need your service in future. Thanks a lot.  Dele."  Mr D Adeniyi, retail goods importer, London E7, May 2011

Family Business Investigation (Local Compliance then Liechtenstein Disclosure Facility)
"Dear Paul, Thank you again for all your help and support in sorting out my tax mess.  The way the tax investigation was going for 2 years before you got involved was a nightmare.  I thought we’d lose everything.  The fantastic deal you got me through the tax amnesty saved me a fortune.  And then you also got my CIS penalty down from £87,000 to £3K.  You are a star!   Anyone in trouble with the taxman should have you in his corner.  A thousand thanks mate.  Best wishes" Nigel B. B & Co Builders, London SW16, April 2011

Personal Tax Enquiry ( Local Compliance) Pensions issue
"Paul, I cannot put into words how "pleased" I am about this result, if you knew how much I have been blaming myself, my ignorance and stupidity causing all this trouble for my family over the last what seems a lifetime.  I feel as though I have had a great weight lifted off my shoulders, I cannot thank you enough for all the hard work you put in to get to this wonderful conclusion, many, many thanks.  Very Best Regards.  David" David J., (retired factory worker) Warwickshire, April 2011

Difficult tax dispute? Call Paul now: 0845 643 9997

Corporate Tax Enquiry (Business Tax Enquiry, Local Compliance associated companies dispute): "Paul, I would like to thank you for the excellent work you did sorting out our problem with HMRC.
Your assistance was very good value for money.   Regards, Ron
B, electronics developer, Nottingham, March 2011
Corporate Tax enquiries
(Referring accountant).  "I found Paul’s knowledge and understanding of the internal workings and culture of H M Revenue & Customs to be extremely useful in arriving at a satisfactory settlement of the enquiries we have worked on together.  It was exceptionally useful to have an independent view of how to respond to and deal with the questions raised by H M Revenue & Customs."  Ian Chown B. Com FCA, Smith, Hodge Baxter, Kettering, March 2011

Family Business Investigation, Specialist Investigations, Code of Practice 9: (Referring Accountant): "Dear Paul and Gemma, I would like to thank both of you on the way you handled the complicated disclosure requirements on behalf of a client. Paul's negotiation and technical skills helped the client reduce the maximum penalty considerably and reach an outcome on which the client was happy to accept". Mr V Nathwani FCCA Leicester, March 2011

Remuneration to family members and personal Residence: (Referring Accountant): (Business Tax Enquiry, Local Compliance): "Thank you very much for the work you carried out in connection with the recent case on our behalf.  Both Gemma and yourself were able to offer invaluable professional assistance in dealing with the HMRC inquiry into our clients residence status claim and the Company issue of excessive remuneration, with complete success .We will certainly contact you again should the need arise and have no hesitation in offering ourselves as a reference for your future clients".  John Bramley FCCA, Mansfield, March 2011

Offshore Bank Account, senior employee advertising business, (Tax Amnesty Disclosure): "My initial telephone conversation with Paul at Lynam Tax was instrumental in my decision to file a disclosure.  Informed, non-judgemental, confidential and reassuring.  The subsequent submission process was handled diligently and efficiently – and within the original budgetary estimate.  I would have no hesitation in recommending Paul and Gemma to anyone needing professional assistance in their dealings with HMRC."   Mr C. Teddington, January 2011.  

Worried by a tax enquiry? Call Paul now: 0845 643 9997

Sole Trader, music business (Business Tax Enquiry, Local Compliance)"Hi Paul.  Again, I thank you guys so much for all your help with my HMRC enquiry. I couldn’t be happier with the outcome and the help that I received from Lynam Tax. I spent at least 6 months trying to do everything myself, after all, I believed that I hadn’t done anything wrong or unlawful.  As time went by, I felt bullied by my Tax Inspector, who was literally twisting all of my responses, “guilty until proven innocent”, was the way that it seemed. I started to have sleepless nights and became full of anxiety. In the end, I felt that the enquiry was taking over my life. I then came to the conclusion that I needed professional help before I unwittingly got myself into a deeper hole. I had to choose a Specialist, knowing that I had an extremely tight budget, no idea of the intricacies of the Inland Revenue or even how to choose the right Specialist to represent me. I researched over the internet and spoke with at least 8 different companies/specialists/lawyers before going with Lynam Tax. I felt that Paul had a very experienced and professional background, he was most approachable, non-judgemental and he asked all of the right questions to not only understand my position but to also understand my business. As soon as I made this decision to go with Lynam Tax, the stress seemed to disappear. I knew I wouldn’t be completely happy until the day came that I would receive a final, (positive), letter from HMRC saying that my enquiry was over but in the meantime, Paul and Gemma took care of everything and always kept me informed and up to date. There were no hidden extra costs and I was only charged for work that actually benefited my case, in fact, my final cost came in slightly lower than what Paul originally quoted. I really can’t say enough good things about Lynam Tax. If anyone is seeking help, don’t think twice, don’t bother looking anywhere else, Lynam Tax is definitely the company you should go with beyond doubt."  Scott P., Streatham and Gibraltar, January 2011

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Offshore Bank Account Investigation: retired media professional (Tax Amnesty Investigation): "I thought I would let you know how really grateful I am to both you and Paul for all you did for me in obtaining a resolution to the NDO.  As I am sure you both recognized, I was in a truly confused state of mind but having your calm, professional attitude at our meetings and subsequent discussions quickly reassured me.  In a very short time the matter was successfully resolved with HMRC.  I would not hesitate to recommend Lynam Tax to any of my friends/associates." Clive R., France, December 2010

Sole Trader, car repairs (Business Tax Enquiry Local Compliance): "Thank you both so much for all your hard work and great understanding with my Tax investigation.  Just wish I had found you sooner, I was so stressed and not being able to sleep with the worry. Your expertise and professionalism guided me through those dark days.  This seemed like it would never end but thanks to you and Gemma it was sorted in months. Even though I approached you late in the day you still managed to help me no end with a positive outcome and a final closure to this mess.  It goes without saying if I or any of my friends, family or clients needed assistance with any Tax matters I would not hesitate to highly recommend you and your services.  With your dedication and knowledge I can now put this behind me and move on with my life." Jim Doran, Middlesex 2010.

Tax enquiry problems?  Call Paul Lynam: 0845 643 9997

Technical Tax Enquiry (local compliance tax enquiry)  (Referring Accountant): "A tax enquiry arose on one of our clients, where the Revenue were seeking to prove that a loss making business was not a trade and was not being run on a commercial basis.  Significant amounts of tax were involved and we asked Paul to assist us with the technical arguments and to guide us in dealing with Revenue correspondence.  With only one letter (albeit 11 pages long!) the Revenue conceded the case.  Paul was highly professional in face-to-face meetings with the client and used his excellent technical knowledge well.  He worked alongside us so that the client really felt like a “team” was helping him, rather than two separate advisors. I would not hesitate to recommend him to any accountants who feel like they may need support from an expert in tax investigations and enquiries."  Jane Davies, Dec 2010, Director, Brockhurst Davies Limited, chartered accountants, Loughborough.

Offshore Bank Account Investigation: IT professional (Tax Amnesty Investigation): "Many thanks Paul / Gemma for successfully resolving my ODF enquiry on my favour. I'm really glad that I came to you for a second opinion since my case was not going anywhere with the 'big firm' even after spending so much money. It was a very stressful period but thanks to you and Gemma for your work / support and understanding my situation. Wished i found you first before going to the 'big firm' and I could have saved thousands of pounds!!!!   Thanks again Paul / Gemma."
Mr Naren V. London and Argentina, December 2010

Difficult tax dispute? Call Paul now, in confidence: 0845 643 9997

Offshore Bank Account Investigation: Property Developer (Tax Amnesty Investigation): "Dear Paul, I thought I should write to you and offer you my heartfelt thanks for all you have done for me in this silly investigation.   As you know, my situation was quite straight forward.  I had an account offshore with some of my aunt’s money in it.  A very small amount, so for you to deal with it has saved me a great amount of worry.  My worry was that having found these few thousand pounds, they would then think that I’d hidden other monies offshore, which indeed was not the case.   Your approach to me was first class after your introduction to me from your old company, and the way in which you have dealt with it all has been marvellous.   If I hear of anyone else having any accounting problems whatsoever, I shall most certainly be recommending you to them.  It is always worrying when you receive any kind of letter from the taxman.  Having been there in the past, the outcome could have been disastrous.   Once again, thank you and indeed Gemma for all you have done.   With every good wish.   Kind regards".     Dr. C. Draycott, Loughborough, December 2010

Tax Advice, manufacturer and property owner (Domicile and remittance issues): "I would like to take this opportunity to thank you & Gemma for the work and advice you provided me to work out my tax liability. Your dedication and understanding of your client's needs were commendable. I will have no hesitation to recommend you in the future.   Best regards"  Mr S Shafai, West London, December 2010

Offshore Bank Account, property owner, (Tax Amnesty Disclosure): "Dear Paul & Gemma, I am delighted with the outcome of my LDF disclosure. Without your assistance this would have been impossible to complete without mistakes and possible penalties being incurred. The fact that HMRC accepted my disclosure without raising any queries was due to your meticulous preparation and good communication with their staff.  Thanks for all your hard work and expertise." Mr C.A. Croydon, Dec 2010

If you: have a worrying tax investigation; a difficult tax dispute; concerns about an offshore bank account; want to make a disclosure on favourable terms; or if you are an accountant or solicitor who'd like some specialist support:

Call Paul Lynam now for a no obligation, discreet, and free discussion on:  0845 643 9997


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