Scott Campbell

Scott Campbell is an employment tax specialist advising on both UK domestic and international employment tax matters, UK national insurance, national minimum wage, and the coronavirus job retention scheme (furlough scheme). He also specialises in advising on the construction industry scheme and both the onshore and offshore intermediaries (agencies) legislation. 

Scott advises employers and their employees across a spectrum of circumstances, from newly established to large multi-national employers. His range of experience includes assisting employers implementing new employment policies, support through HMRC compliance checks and advising and addressing employment tax related issues arising from due diligence.  

Scott’s Recent projects have included advising a British based America’s Cup yacht team on the employment tax implications of their 50+ globally mobile employees being posted to New Zealand, supporting a professional sports agent to premier league footballers through a HMRC IR35 enquiry, and successfully saving a client £2m per annum in cashflow by securing CIS gross payment status after their former finance director had failed to comply with the client’s CIS obligations.   

The changes seen to employment tax, and related legislation, over the last 5 years have been significant. Scott seeks to use his experience and knowledge to help his clients make sense and address these changes, with as little impact on them and their employees as possible. Scott has considerable experience managing HMRC enquiries and addressing employment tax issues arising from due diligence. He strives to give clear guidance to his clients in these highly emotive and stressful situations, helping them achieve the best possible outcomes. 

 Scott qualified with the Association of Taxation Technicians in 2011 and as a Chartered Tax Advisor in 2014 and holds a master’s degree in Accountancy. He trained with a mid-tier firm of accountants before moving in-house to work for Subsea 7 as an employment tax manager responsible for the global employment tax obligations for their 10,000 globally mobile employees and sub-contractors. Scott then spent 7 years working for another mid-tier accountancy firm as a senior manager and latterly a tax director leading the firm’s employment tax offering. Outside of K3TA, Scott is the third generation of a family of builders and runs his own property company, giving him a unique practical insight to the CIS issues facing his construction clients.  


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