Innovation Tax Credits Consultant
Gillian is a consultant who works with TAP as an Innovation Reliefs specialist. She has had nearly 10 years working in a Big 4 firm, including over 7 years experience assisting companies make claims for R&D Tax Relief.
As a core member of PwC’s national team, she initially led the firm’s North East R&D practice, and later held a national role as one of the firm’s key R&D technical specialists.
Gillian has assisted companies from a wide range of industries to make successful R&D claims, from software development, travel, and translation, to engineering, pharmaceuticals and mining. She has extensive experience of liaising with Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HM Revenue and Customs or HMRC) is a non-ministerial department of the UK Government responsible for the collection of taxes, the payment of some forms of state support and the administration of other regulatory regimes including the national minimum wage.... and a 100% success rate of agreeing claims.
With a science and technology background which, together with her extensive experience of making R&D claims, Gillian is able to quickly determine whether a company’s activities will qualify for R&D Tax Relief. She uses a proven methodology to ensure that claims are clear, robust and maximised, while minimising the time required from client companies.
She also has in-depth knowledge of the recently introduced Patent Box regime. This is another area which can provide a significant cash incentive for companies undertaking innovation, with more and more companies beginning to realise the benefits on offer.
Gillian is married with a young family and her spare time usually involves Lego, superheroes or both. When she gets a chance she also likes to catch up with friends, go walking, watch cult TV or go to the cinema.
Telephone: 0113 261 1706