David has been in professional practice for over 30 years. Prior to joining TACS he worked within  a major international accountancy firm. He specialises in inheritance tax and trusts, as well as having extensive experience of advising on complex  corporation tax and capital gains tax issues, for both businesses and individuals.

David Blake
Partner - FCA CTA

Ian is a former Inspector of Taxes who has worked in practice for over 30 years. Prior to joining the TACS Partnership Ian headed up the North West employment tax team at a major international accountancy firm. In addition to his expertise in advising on employment taxation and share scheme issues, Ian has vast experience in tax investigation work including complex tax fraud enquiries.

Ian Roberts

David specialises in corporate tax and capital gains tax and has a  wealth of experience in advising owner managed businesses and high net worth individuals. David also has a strong background in advising on corporate transactions and reconstructions. Prior to joining The TACS Partnership, David worked both within major international accountancy firms (including time in tax technical specialist roles) and with a large independent UK professional practice.

David Reynolds
Partner - FCA CTA

Our Team

Jenny has over 30 years’ experience of dealing with the administration and taxation of trusts. She also has significant experience of personal tax return preparation and inheritance tax issues. Prior to joining The TACS Partnership Jenny has worked within both the accountancy and legal professions, spending many years with a major international accountancy firm and a major UK national law firm.

Jenny Baker

Susan has extensive experience in corporation and capital gains tax and corporate reconstructions, together with significant specialism  in investigation work,  share schemes and share valuations.   Prior to joining The TACS Partnership Susan worked within two major international accountancy firms where she advised a wide range of clients from individuals to multi-nationals.

Susan Butler
Consultant - FCA CTA

Mark specialises in inheritance tax, although he has a broad experience on other direct tax matters. He is the editor and co-author of a number of tax publications published by Bloomsbury Professional, including ‘Inheritance Tax’ and ‘Ray & McLaughlin’s Practical IHT Planning’. He is also a frequent contributor of articles for professional publications and is a member of the CIOT’s Capital Gains Tax & Investment Income and Succession Taxes Sub-Committees.

Mark McLaughlin
Consultant - CTA (Fellow) ATT TEP

Steve specialises in corporate tax and share schemes.  Prior to joining The TACS Partnership, Steve spent a number of years with a major financial institution as a corporate tax manager for their in-house tax team. In addition, Steve has also worked within a large international accountancy firm.

Steve Taylor
Consultant - ACA CTA

Alix specialises in personal tax, advising high net worth individuals on income tax and capital gains tax issues.  Alix also has expertise in advising on national insurance issues and share schemes.

Alix Hill
Consultant - CTA

James specialises in capital gains tax and property taxation.  James also has extensive experience in advising on corporate reconstructions and sales, capital allowance claims and stamp duty land tax. Prior to joining The TACS Partnership, James spent a number of years  as a tax advisor with a listed property company, as well as working within professional practice within significant UK accounting firms.

James Darmon
Consultant - ACA

Annmarie joined the TACS Partnership in 2018. She oversees the smooth running of the office and is the first point of contact for non-technical matters.

Annmarie Kerrigan
Office Manager