Where are we based?
Our NEW headquarters is based in Festival Park, in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. A move to larger, better equipped offices to accommodate a growing team, facilitate training and activities to support our network.
As well as our Stoke-on-Trent HQ, we have offices in Central Manchester, just a short 7-minute walk from Manchester Oxford Road train station, and in Chester, just a few minutes’ drive from the Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet.
If you have property interests or are an advisor to clients with property, get in touch to arrange a remote or an in-person meeting with our experts. We are open from Monday to Friday, from 9am until 5pm.
We are a multi-skilled team that covers all the required technical disciplines to deliver expert advice. These disciplines include chartered surveyors & valuers, specialist knowledge of complex legislation, chartered accountants & tax experts aswell as an ex-HMRC inspector and property lawyer, just to name a few. The CARS team includes a mixture of local ‘Stokies’ and those from a little further afield, plus a variation in age, gender, experience, and expertise. One way in which our team members do not differ, is their determination, excellent communication, and professional but friendly attitude to clients and colleagues alike.
A word from our Managing Director Chris Roberts
‘We pride ourselves on going about our business in the right way to help clients secure the available tax benefit. Having a business that has grown over a 20-year period without a sales team, shows how trusted Capital Allowance Review Service is.’
Explore our team members’ bios further and get to know us!
Our approach supporting clients and their advisors with property capital allowance claims ensures we help build and protect relationships.
Our process follows 3 simple steps.
1. Free Initial Assessment
We will discuss your potential claim and explain what information we require in order to complete our free initial assessment. Once we have the available information, our team of experts will review it accordingly to determine whether an approach and claim could be possible. Where a claim is possible, we will talk you and your advisor through a bespoke forecast claim illustration before progressing a full review.
2. Establish Claim
Once it is confirmed that an approach is possible and how the potential capital allowances could benefit your tax profile, the next stage is where we calculate the claim. Our project management team get in touch with you to organise your case and discuss arranging the surveying part of the process. After preparing a full inventory of property embedded items, our specialist team will determine the qualifying items by applying the appropriate legislation. It’s important to also remove any items that have already been claimed via accounting routines.
3. Tax Work
At the point the claim value is prepared, we then look to apply the claim to your tax profile. It’s important we carefully consider all the possible options to ensure tax savings are crystalised in the most efficient way. Your tax return is amended, and re-submitted to HMRC, by our tax team. Once completed, final reports are prepared and issued to both you and your advisor.
Want to know more about making a tax claim?
Have you any questions about capital allowances, or making a claim? Explore our FAQs for further information. Or, do you have a more specific question that requires speaking to one of our specialists? Please get in touch with us, call on weekdays between 9am-5pm on 0330 174 1339 or email us any time via [email protected]
- 29 September 2022
Introducing Lee!We have big plans for the future at CARS! To help us expand, both locally and nationally we required expert support. To accomplish this level of growth, we’re pleased to welcome our new Head of Business Growth, Lee Parker. Lee has numerous years of experience in business development and brings...
- 27 September 2022
Behind the Scenes with a former HMRC InspectorAs part of our specialist team, we are pleased to introduce you to Mark Doodney. Mark works within our technical team and provides invaluable insights into how HMRC may view our approach with particularly technical or quirky cases. Essentially, Mark is key in ensuring claims are processed in accordance...
Our expert team are here to help answer any of your capital allowances questions or enquires you have about your commercial property.