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Thomas Dews

Tax Partner

Tom is a corporate tax partner in our Leeds office. He has a wealth of experience advising UK and multinational businesses, ranging from privately owned and private equity backed to listed, to manage their tax lifecycle.

Consultation on making tax digital for corporation tax
James Morris

18 March 2021

HMRC’s consultation on making tax digital for corporation tax focuses on the key principles of making tax digital (MTD) and how they could be implemented for corporate entities. We provide an outline of the proposals in the consultation and the impacts they are expected to have.

The super-deduction: why 130 per cent?
Tim Parr

09 March 2021

The Chancellor’s Budget announcement of a super-deduction of 130 per cent was a necessary step given the announcement of the increase in the main rate of corporation tax to 25 per cent from April 2023.

Budget 2021: Corporate tax
Dan Robertson

03 March 2021

Today’s announcement of an increase in the rate of corporation tax rate from 19 per cent to 25 per cent was certainly the most eye-catching corporate tax measure and was probably the most important point in the 2021 Budget.

Many small businesses are struggling financially - can effective use of tax losses help?

12 January 2021

It is reported that as many as 250,000 businesses in the UK are expecting to close this year, with many more facing severe financial difficulties. We look at how to use tax losses to help businesses.

Keith Thomas


Keith is an experienced partners, based in our London office. He was at a big four firm for 39 years, and a hands-on corporate tax partner for 27 years, focused on their FTSE 100/250 and other large corporate clients.

RSM advises on sale of East Anglia based logistics firm
Stephen Orriss

14 December 2020

RSM’s corporate finance team has advised the shareholders of Star Transport and Warehousing on the successful sale of the business to Howell Gordon Ltd.

Taxation of the digital economy – continuing progress
Suze McDonald

20 November 2020

Following the OECD reports for the pillar one and pillar two blueprints on the taxation of the digital economy, we discuss the pressure for the OECD to achieve a consensus in the current global climate.

R&D tax reliefs: a great opportunity for tech and media companies
David Blacher

19 November 2020

Tech and media businesses often omit key qualifying activities from their R&D claims. Here’s why R&D relief is so important to the sector, and how we can help.

More needs to be done to help creatives

13 October 2020

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport has announced how the first tranche of spending from the £1.57bn emergency recovery fund, launched in July, will be allocated. This relief package is a welcome boost to a sector. However, without further targeted measures we are in danger of retaining the country’s cultural architecture and trophy assets, but without the creative artists to put on the performances to fill them.