MAKING TAX SIMPLE AND STRESS-FREE


TAILORING OUR SERVICES TO FIT YOU PERFECTLY.

Bambridge Accountants has grown over 10 years ago with the vision of making tax easier for creative industry professionals and US 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 of US expatriates both within and outside of the creative industry, to help them gain and maintain compliance while minimising their tax owed. 

We are one of the fastest growing firms for US expatriates in the UK and with a firm launch in New York, we are expecting them to help even more Americans on their tax returns in 2019. 

 

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WHY  CHOOSE US?

 

With thousands of happy clients and years of experience, professionals in the creative arts and expats know their tax is in safe hands. 

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 US 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 US 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 elsewhere. Whether it be your career, business,  family or anything else. We ensure that our service works allow you to focus on what you love.

 

OUR US EXPATRIATE TAX EXPERIENCE

 

With offices based in both London and New York, our US tax team is made up of US accountants, advisers and enrolled agents 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 US tax for citizens living in the US and abroad. This includes a tax on foreign income, US corporate tax, personal tax, state 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 around 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.

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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

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ALISTAIR BAMBRIDGE 

 

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 works, 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

2018


2017


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12TH OCTOBER 2017

Clamp down, but don't scrap tax relief- it's a lifeline for theatre

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25TH AUGUST 2017

Alistair Bambridge: We accountants don't stifle creativity, Mr Dromgoole, we enable it

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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

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24TH JUNE 2017

Don't miss the lesser-known tax deadlines

 

2016


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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

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STYLIST CHARLOTTE MILLS, FOR ASOS

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Ella Jackson Illustrations

 
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BAMBRIDGE ACCOUNTANTS AND US EXPATRIATES


We are passionate about the US expatriate community. Over the years we have contributed to the US expatriate community in both social and financial senses. In 2018, we helped bring over 1000 US expatriate up to date with their US taxes. We regularly offer our commentary and advice to US communities and the wider press.

 

VIEW SOME OF OUR US EXPATRIATE TAX PRESS CONTRIBUTION

2018


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

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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

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8TH FEBRUARY 2018

New York, take it from London: Defend your film tax credit

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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

18TH AUGUST 2017

Catching Up with US Returns

2ND JUNE 2017

Trump relaxes US tax grip on American high-fliers

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7TH JUNE 2017

Why Donald Trumps tax policies on expats will be HUGE boost for Britain

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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

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30TH MARCH 2017

Tax Trumps Diplomacy- Why Boris gave up his US passport

2016


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31ST OCTOBER 2016

American Expats triple their UK property investment

16 NOVEMBER 2016

Loads of Americans renouncing their citizenship

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1 NOVEMBER 2016

American Expats snapping up UK properties

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22 OCTOBER 2016

Weak pound prompts flood of investment by Americans living in the UK

 

OUR AWARDS


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