Hazel has over 25 years of experience working in tax in the accountancy profession and in industry for a FTSE 100 group of companies.
Hazel is Head of our Tourism & Hospitality Sector Group. She is also a Trustee of Dundee Heritage Trust and is a member of Dundee & Angus Visitor Accommodation Association.
She deals with corporate tax compliance for over 600 companies varying in size from large international group companies to small owner managed businesses, ranging in sectors from charities to manufacturers to video games companies.
She has assisted and advised clients on Research and Development Tax Credits, Patent Box and Video Games Tax Relief, which has resulted in numerous repayment claims.
She advises on tax planning, employment tax issues, the Construction Industry Scheme and provides PAYE healthchecks and reviews. She was recently involved in a Construction Industry case that was taken to the First Tier Tax Tribunal (FTT) where she demonstrated to the FTT that the client took reasonable care and the appeal against HMRC’s claim was successful.