What is a Tax Advisor?

A tax advisor is a financial expert who helps their clients to plan finances so they pay the right amount of taxes according to local law and regulation. They have advanced training and knowledge of tax law and tax accounting. A tax advisor may also be known as a tax consultant and can include financial planners, tax attorneys and certified public accountants.

What Does a Tax Advisor Do?


A tax advisor prepares and optimises individuals and companies tax returns. They also help clients navigate and resolve any potential tax issues. This could mean acting as the communicator between the client and a legal authority and advising on the best way forward.

Responsibilities include:

  • Preparing and filling out tax forms
  • Communication with clients and authorities
  • Advice on formalities and legal issues
  • Maintaining receipts and tax records
  • Tax and financial advice for companies

Why Do You Need a Tax Advisor?


Navigating the world of taxes and understanding all the financial jargon is a challenge in itself. If you don’t know what you’re doing, it’s possible to miss an important detail and end up not paying the right amount of tax.

A tax advisor is professionally trained and is able to understand and oversee the complex tax requirements of different sized businesses and individuals. With this knowledge, you can be sure you’re being tax efficient, paying the minimum amount of tax possible and taking advantage of any tax breaks or loopholes.

What Sort of Industries/Sectors Can a Tax Advisor Help with?

Tax advisors work with businesses and individuals in a range of industries. Common industries that use accredited tax advisors include:

  • Retail
  • IT
  • Construction
  • Trade
  • Arts
  • Financial
  • Health
  • Transport
  • Catering
  • Leisure
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Professional sports

Benefits of Choosing SAS as Your Tax Advisor


Sandwell Accountancy Services (SAS) was established in 1973 and has become one of the West Midlands best tax advisors and accountancy services. Having a reputation for being reliable, professional and affordable, you can be rest assured you’ll be looked after and have all your financial needs met. The many benefits of working with SAS include:

  • Personalised service
  • Affordable rates
  • Free consultation
  • Family run business
  • Out of hours visits on request
  • Enjoy a dedicated point of contact
  • Team that is highly recommended and qualified

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    What Financial Services Does SAS Offer to Clients?

    We are based in the Black Country and work with clients across the West Midlands. Our reliable, affordable accountancy services include:

    Contact Sandwell Accountancy Services Today

    Are you looking for a financial tax advisor and planner that is experienced, qualified and affordable? SAS is here to help and ready to streamline your finances and make sure you’re tax compliant. Get in touch today on 01384 569 197 or fill out the online form to discuss your requirements.