Justin Smith – Tax Director
Key role at Kirk Newsholme:
Having previously worked for a Big 4 accountancy firm, Justin joined Kirk Newsholme in 2000 to lead the firm’s team of Tax Specialists, overseeing a wide range of tax affairs for his clients. These range from family businesses through to large organisations. Justin makes it his business to understand what clients want to achieve in business and outside so that he can deliver appropriate tax planning solutions.
Hugely experienced in the tax field, Justin deals with all aspects of tax planning including remuneration strategies and business reorganisation. His skills and know-how also enable him to conduct business disposals and purchases on behalf of the firm’s clients.
Other areas of Justin’s expertise lie in corporate and personal tax planning, share schemes, IHT and wealth planning. His knowledge of tax areas through the business cycle, from start up to retirement gives him the understanding that needs change and that planning must be flexible.
“I am the go to person for anything tax related or if you are thinking of selling your business”
I enjoy a round of golf and watching a good film at my local cinema.
I used to be a chef (no jokes about cooking the books please!)
Also – my brother is married to my wife’s sister…well, I am from South Yorkshire!