Roy Maugham

Roy is the head of the Tax department in our London office and is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, he has also specialised as a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation. He has extensive tax experience in acting for public and family companies, professional partnerships and personal tax clients. Charities and schools are also of particular interest to him.

His experience in dealing with HMRC has developed into acting as expert witness on a number of litigation and tax fraud cases. He has also successfully negotiated a number of share valuation cases, with the authorities, as well as advising clients on tax aspects of acquisitions, disposals or restructuring.

Roy also acts as tax adviser to the following UHY Hacker Young Sector Groups: Charities, Healthcare, Hotels and Restaurants, Motor Trade and Professional Practices and has specialist experience dealing with a range of clients in the pharmaceuticals and publishing industries.

Roy’s scouting interests include Ajax (Thames Ditton) and Lilliput (Poole) Sea Scouts and Brownsea Island Scout Fellowship. He is also a member of two yacht clubs (RMYC & PYC) and regularly partakes in assisting youngsters to learn how to sail. He is also an active member of National Trust and 41 Club (ex Round Tabler’s). When he’s not looking Jacqui ropes him in to help with the RNLI (both local branch and national college/ headquarters). Although both sons are now grown-up and six inches taller than him, they remain in Poole to bully him.

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