STS (Europe) Limited provides a wide variety of specialist services to clients ranging from annual tax returns and UK tax advice, to acting for those who have, or anticipate, problems with HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).
With a wide variety of clients, ranging from sole-traders and small companies to high net worth individuals and large multi-national professional partnerships/companies, clients of all backgrounds can be confident that our team of experts will ensure that they are compliant and tax efficient for UK tax purposes.
As experts in UK Resident Non-Domiciles and Offshore Trusts too, we team up with some of the world’s leading trust companies and banks to assist with their client’s UK tax affairs.
Each client is provided a bespoke service tailored to the requirement of their needs and we ensure that each client is personally handled by one of the firm’s experienced team members.
Specialist Taxation Services (STS) formed as a partnership.
Merged with DLA Piper.
Speciailist Taxation Services was reformed as a partnership.
Registered as STS Limited
Restructure to STS (Europe) Limited
STS Europe’s experience in tax investigations and tax compliance is industry leading, with a number of ex-HMRC inspectors at their disposal.
A combined service of over 300 years for HMRC, provides the foundation of our HMRC disclosure service.
On the 10th anniversary of reforming STS, the company restructured into Specialist Taxation Services (Europe) Limited (STS (Europe) Limited), to cater for the business’ rapid growth and expanding range of client services.
Our Dedicated Team of Experts
The firm comprises of several Directors, together with a dedicated team of analysts and consultants.
Andy Sharp has 14 years experience as an Inspector of Taxes, handling a wide array of cases ranging from district investigations involving individuals and small businesses to serious fraud and avoidance cases involving high net worth clients and partnerships, as well as small/large companies and offshore trusts. He also conducted criminal investigations whilst working as an investigator in Nottingham Special Compliance Office. Prior to leaving HMRC, Andy was the Hansard Group Leader at Liverpool Special Compliance Office, where he was responsible for the implementation of HMRC’s policy in cases of suspected serious fraud.
Since leaving HMRC, Andy has acted for numerous clients including high net worth individuals, small and large companies, as well as a leading professional sports club. Andy also regularly presents to a number of professional organisations and societies in order to raise awareness of the increasing investigative activities of HMRC and the exchange of information between the UK and foreign fiscal authorities.
Andrew Robinson joined STS (Europe) in August 2012, growing alongside the company before being promoted to Director, following the reorganisation and formation of STS (Europe) Limited. Andrew completed his ATT qualification and then went on to complete his Chartered Tax Advisor exams in 2021, making him an official associate of the Chartered Institute of Taxation.
During his time at the company Andrew has developed a wide range of skills including client handling, computational work and management of our staff to produce work of the highest possible quality.
His experience is based on a detailed tax knowledge ranging from analysing offshore banks to providing inheritance tax planning for client’s looking to the future.
Andrew has also overseen the highly complex computational work for a bribery case, involving the identification of corrupt monies laundered through over 100 multi-jurisdictional bank accounts.
SENIOR TAX ANALYST
- Completing and submitting all tax returns including; self-assessment, corporation and inheritance tax returns
- Liaising with HM Revenue and Customs
- Completing policy reviews for clients
- Handling R&D claims and Venture Capital Relief claims
SENIOR TAX ANALYST
- Assisting in the completion of technical tax advice
- Undertaking reviews of AML, CCO, Anti-Bribery and Corruption policies
- Providing UK tax support for offshore trusts
- Assisting clients subject to tax investigations
- Carrying out detailed forensic analysis
MARKETING & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
- Managing the company social media pages
- Creating content for social media pages
- Researching tax news and writing blog posts
- Digital marketing
- Analysing data to create marketing reports
- Business development