Jo heads the employment and expatriate tax team in the corporate & business tax department. CTA-qualified, she has worked in tax for 30 years, including substantial Big Four experience. She advises on all aspects of UK employment taxes and assists clients with cross-border issues.

Jo is experienced in private client work, expatriate tax returns and payrolls, share scheme implementation and advising on employment related securities as well as all aspects of employment taxes. Her clients range from the smallest of companies with one or two people on the payroll to those with several thousand. They are a mix of UK and international businesses, often with employees being seconded internationally, both to and from the UK.

International secondments bring interesting tax implications and Jo is ideally placed to provide guidance. She advises employees on completing their UK tax returns to ensure they are compliant and making the best use of the tax reliefs available to them. On the employer side, Jo advises on the compliant operation of payroll, making sure that they take advantage of potential tax reliefs available.

Clients like that Jo is very approachable. She is quick to put them at ease and establish trust in her relationships. Clients remark that she’s not easily fazed by difficult questions and actually relishes unravelling complex issues to get to the practicalities of what needs to be done. Away from the office, Jo is an avid Wasgij brainteaser puzzle fan, enjoying the challenge of working out the solutions using imagination, logic and originality.