Helen Adams

Helen Adams

Helen Adams is a Tax Dispute Resolution Principal at BDO. Helen is experienced at managing and resolving complex tax enquiries and disclosures, as well as investigations into cases of tax avoidance and suspected serious tax fraud. Her clients include individuals and companies. Helen chairs the CIOT’s Management of Taxes technical committee.

Unwanted publicity! – HMRC Powers
HMRC Powers

Dawn Register and Helen Adams consider HMRC’s powers to publish details of deliberate tax defaulters, including forthcoming changes, and compare them to similar powers in other jurisdictions

Under pressure – Offshore evasion
Offshore evasion
1 February 2016

Helen Adams and Jonathan Pitkin consider the tougher environment taxpayers will face for offshore evasion

The 60-day countdown – COP9
1 November 2015

Helen Adams and Alistair Culverwell consider the contractual disclosure facility (COP9), in particular the critical outline disclosure deadline

Penalties - incorrect returns

Helen Adams and Dawn Register discuss why two cases reached different conclusions on whether penalties were due for errors when a planning scheme failed