YOUR CREATIVE INDUSTRY TAX ADVISER
TAILORING OUR SERVICE TO FIT YOU PERFECTLY.
Bambridge Accountants was formed over 10 years ago with the vision of making tax easier for creative industry professionals and UK expats.
Over the past 10 years we have built a true understanding and appreciation for what it takes to be a creative industry professional and formed a service that works specifically around unusual schedules, different time zones and the many other variations within the industry.
We have also worked closely with thousands UK expatriates both within and outside of the creative industry, to help them gain and maintain compliance, while minimising their tax owed.
With accounting firms based in both the US and UK, Bambridge Accountants is expert in all areas of UK and US tax, including cross-border tax.
WHY CHOOSE US?
We have also worked closely with thousands US expatriates both within and outside of the creative industry, to help them gain and maintain compliance, while minimising their tax owed.
WE'RE GOOD WITH NUMBERS
Your money is always in safe hands with our team of chartered accountants.
YOU'RE OUR PRIORITY
We love making you happy. We are constantly looking for new ways to ensure our clients are happy and getting the best possible service.
WE UNDERSTAND NOT EVERYONE LOVES NUMBERS THE WAY WE DO
We're friendly and will break everything down so it's easy to understand and stress-free.
OUR CLIENTS TRUST US
Clients come back to us year after year. They know we get the tax right and we get it done quickly.
PREMIUM SERVICE NOT PREMIUM PRICE
When we say we care about our clients, we really do.
We do not believe our premium service should be exclusive to those who can afford premium prices.
Therefore, we ensure affordable fees for everyone.
WE'RE THE SPECIALIST
Creative professionals taxes are unique. We are the expert in your industry.
AWARD-WINNING CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS FOR CREATIVES AND USE EXPATS
We're an accountancy firm that was formed with the sole purpose of understanding the complexities and high demands of filing taxes as a UK expat or creative professional; and then forming a tailored service to meet their individual wants and needs.
Our team of qualified tax advisers and accountants focus on providing a hands-on service that enables you to focus your attention else where. Whether it be your career, business, family or anything else. We ensure that our service works allows you to focus on what you love.
OUR UK EXPATRIATE TAX EXPERIENCE
With offices based in both London and New York, our UK tax team is made up of UK accountants and advisers that are dedicated to minimising your tax liability while keeping you in line with your filing obligations. We work with clients worlds wide and are experienced in all areas of UK tax for citizens living in the US and elsewhere. This includes tax on foreign income, U corporate tax, personal tax and backdated tax.
OUR CREATIVE INDUSTRY TAX EXPERIENCE
We have worked with and specialised in tax for creative professionals and businesses for over 10 years. We hold understanding the wants and needs of creatives at the heart of our business. With a true understanding of the unusual hours and travel often involved in creative industry work, we tailor our service and communications to fit arounds you. Our creative industry tax team are proficient in all areas of creative industry tax, with an understanding of the exemptions, reliefs and liabilities of all professionals and businesses within the industry.
We understand that sometimes creative industry income can be unpredictable. For this reason, we offer a number of payment plans that work around you.
OUR DATA SECURITY STANDARDS
All of our team have a full understanding and appreciation for data protection acts and legislation. All our processes are in maximum accordance with Data Security Standards with security and data sharing softwares that ensure your data is safe and protected. Each client is given their own personal log in and password to our softwares, in which they can confidently and comfortable share information.
FAIR, HONEST, FLAT-RATE PRICING
We believe and practice fair and honest pricing. We guarantee no hidden fees and a value for money service. The amount we charge will always be disclosed and agreed before we begin service. With an understanding for the unpredictability of self-employed professionals income we offer a number of payment plans that work around you.
MEET OUR FOUNDER
An award winning author and chartered accountant with over 10 years experience. Alistair established Bambridge Accountants in 2010 after noticing a gap in the market for accountants who understand the complexities of the creative industry but who can also speak their language! Dedicating his practice to supporting creative individuals, Alistair is able to provide expert advice on areas including creative industry tax relief, the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS), and research and development tax relief for clients looking to develop their own technology.
With recognition for the international nature of many creative industry professionals work, Alistair sculpted Bambridge Accountants into a firm that supports not only US, UK and CA creatives within their country of citizenship, but also those living abroad.
Alistair holds the following qualifications: Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Adviser in the UK, Enrolled Agent in the US and Chartered Professional Accountant in Canada. He was included in the Spears 500 2018 - the guide is an annual publication that recognises the top private client advisers.
BAMBRIDGE ACCOUNTANTS IN THE CREATIVE INDUSTRY
At Bambridge Accountants we are passionate about more than just taxation on the creative industry. We are passionate about promoting, contributing and supporting creative industry professionals and businesses. This is why we have introduced schemes where we share our clients work on our social media platforms and get involved in other creative industry discussions, such as the #NoFreePhoto campaign.
BELOW IS SOME OF THE PRESS FOR THE CREATIVE INDUSTRY WE HAVE BEEN INVOLVED IN
21st March 2018
Meghan Markle could be forced to reveal how much money Prince Harry gives her due to strict US tax laws
20th March 2018
The 5 Worst Ways You Can Spend Your Tax Refund
1st March 2018
5 Things Meghan Markle Has To Tell U.S. Tax Authorities
28th February 2018
EXCLUSIVE: Meghan Markle will have to tell U.S. tax authorities the cash secrets of her romance with Prince Harry - including whether she has a royal allowance and the cost of her ring
8th February 2018
New York, take it from London: Defend your film tax credit
2017 edition of US Tax return Guide for Expats
Our founder Alistair Bambridge published his 4th edition of 'US Tax Return Guide for US expats'.
The essential Expat guide for preparation of your US tax return - for Americans living overseas. Step by step walk through of what you need to consider and the overseas implications for you. The tax exemptions and reliefs that you should be claiming!
2017 Finance Act Handbook
Alistair Bambridge, our founder, listed as Co-Author to Tolley's official 2017 Finance Act Handbook.
2018 Edition of The Spear's 500
Alistair Bambridge, our founder, has been listed in the newly released Spears 500 2018. The guide is an annual publication that recognises the top private client advisers, wealth managers, lawyers and service providers for high net worth (HNW) individuals.
12th October 2017
Clamp down, but don't scrap tax relief- it's a lifeline for theatre
25th August 2017
What Trump's tax reform will mean for US expats in UK
25th August 2017
Alistair Bambridge: We accountants don't stifle creativity, Mr Dromgoole, we enable it
18th August 2017
Catching Up with US Returns
17th July 2017
Summer tax deadline for the self-employed is just two weeks away and failure to pay means a hefty fine: Here's what you need to know
24th June 2017
Don't miss the lesser-known tax deadlines
2nd June 2017
Trump relaxes US tax grip on American high-fliers
7th June 2017
Why Donald Trumps tax policies on expats will be HUGE boost for Britain
7th June 2017
Trump Tax Changes, good for American expats?
2nd June 2017
Trump’s tax policy boost for UK-based Americans
6th April 2017
Surge in US expats declaring Offshore Assets
31st October 2016
American Expats triple their UK property investment
16 November 2016
Loads of Americans renouncing their citizenship
1 November 2016
American Expats snapping up UK properties
22 October 2016
Weak pound prompts flood of investment by Americans living in the UK
20 October 2016
Pensions Auto Enrolment - Time is running out for small organisations yet to set up a pension scheme – they’ll soon face hefty fines for non-compliance.
23 September 2016
Government may offer generous tax breaks following Brexit to TV producers
Bambridge Accountants listed in the Inc. 500 Europe 2018 list
From Toulouse to Tallinn, entrepreneurship is thriving, as the 2018 Inc. 5000 Europe shows. Check out Inc.'s fourth-annual list of the fastest-growing private European companies, based on three-year revenue growth.
BEST FOR US EXPATRIATE TAX SERVICES - UK
The Acquisition International 2016 Tax Awards are designed to commend those in the tax sector dedicated to providing exceptional service throughout the industry.
These prestigious global awards recognise tax firms, teams and the rising stars of tomorrow in their continued success in uncertain and challenging economic conditions, demonstrating their strength and skills across key practice areas and sectors.
Our awards highlight leaders in their respective fields and, crucially, are nominated by our internal experts as well as their clients and their peers. Nominations are welcomed for firms on a global basis from the very small niche practices to large corporations. We ensure that those who do go on to win one of these highly sought after awards have been selected on merit and are based upon the votes received, the further evidence supplied and our own in-house research.
“Hays Taxation has partnered with Acquisition International for its 2016 Tax Awards, recognising the important role tax firms and teams play in organisations. We’re proud to be celebrating over 20 years of recruiting experts in Taxation. No matter where you are in the UK or what stage you are at in your tax career, our network of offices means we are best placed to help you find the latest opportunities in your local area.” Ian Barker, UK Lead, Hays Taxation
BEST TAX ACCOUNTANT - ALISTAIR BAMBRIDGE
We are delighted to announce that Alistair has won the award for Best Tax Accountant for the United Kingdom in the Finance Monthly Global Awards 2015.
Now in its seventh year, the Finance Monthly Global Awards is one of the most sought after industry awards and celebrates the success, innovation and quality of firms working in, and with, the financial and legal sectors across the globe.
More information on Alistair’s award and the full list of Global Award winners can be found in the latest edition of Finance Monthly.
On behalf of everyone at Bambridge Accountants we congratulate Alistair on this significant achievement.
UK – NICHE TAX PLANNING ADVISORY OF THE YEAR (ENTERTAINMENT)
UK – NICHE TAX PLANNING ADVISORY OF THE YEAR (US TAX)
Since inception, the ACQ GLOBAL Awards have been celebrating achievement, innovation and brilliance in their annual awards. Anybody can make that claim, but ACQ really is different. They boast a legitimately independent nomination process, most importantly, the award winners, are chosen by the industry itself.
More from ACQ - "Every year, we seek industry assistance in recognising industry leaders, eminent individuals, exemplary teams and distinguished businesses, which we believe represent the benchmark of achievement and best practice in a variety of fields – and every year, we turn to our readers to help as we strive to recognise an ever-widening spectrum of services, markets, industries and organisations that serve our global market place.
We believe that by consulting our readers we can better identify the groups that are confronting the issues which face us at this ongoing complex juncture, and our awards will rise above the status of participation certificate and actually be an endorsement of their work.
ACQ Global Awards’ Objective: To gather quantitative and qualitative information from and about the sector to be able to give a set of “Best of” awards. We founded the ACQ Global Awards program to empower end users to make smarter, more confident decisions.
One of the industry's favourite awards events was right to anticipate another record breaking number of votes! We gave the categories to over 119,000 of your industry peers.
The total number of nominations received stood at an amazing 32,966 representing a 27.7% response rate. (Our highest ever)"
BEST TAX ADVISORY FIRM FOR BUSINESSES - UK
We are honoured to have been named as one of the winners in the 2015 Business Awards, hosted by Wealth & Finance International.
Best Tax Advisory Firm For Businesses - UK
Details from the 2015 Business Awards - "The awards recognise those firms that could demonstrate truly remarkable results and game changing work over the past 12 months. Those firms walk away with one of our esteemed titles, meaning that, as one of our chosen winners, you can rightly claim your place among the industry’s top performing firms."
BEST FOR CREATIVE INDUSTRY TAX RELIEFS - TAX AWARDS 2015
Our first award! We are delighted to have won a tax award for our work in the creative industries. Details of the awards are below:
"The aim of the Acquisition International 2015 Tax Awards is simple: to celebrate excellence within the tax industry.
To find the best of the best in this challenging industry, we’ve received nominations from across the globe, from small niche practices to the largest corporations. We ensure that those who do go on to win one of these highly sought-after awards have been selected on merit, with each win based upon votes received, the further supplied evidence and our own in-house research.
We’ve singled out the firms, teams and rising stars of tomorrow whose contributions to client service, experience and skills across key practice areas and sectors make them stand out from the pack, setting the benchmark in tax for 2015.
To see who else has triumphed in this year’s awards, head over to our brand new 2015 Tax Awards supplement."