How can I expand my business overseas?

Whether you are a multinational with a worldwide mobile workforce, a business making your first overseas investment every action has international tax implications which require expert knowledge and planning to reduce or avoid your exposure to potential tax and other regulatory risk in an international context.

The world has become a smaller place, but in international tax terms, it is bigger than ever. Ease of travel, communications and international trade have increased the opportunity to trade on a global scale.

We have a team to help you with key questions such as:

  • I need to commission a multi-national audit
  • I want to export - what are the VAT implications?
  • What about the movement of people and employees?
  • When and where do I have to deal with non UK tax?
  • How do I structure the business internationally?
  • How do I fund overseas expansion?
  • What is transfer pricing?
  • What will be the impact of Brexit?

Our international team have many years' experience in international tax advice, helping clients manage cross-border projects. Our membership of Kreston International – a global network of independent accounting firms – means we are well placed to coordinate any cross border assignment, delivering expert advice to international clients.

Our work with others including government agencies such as the DIT (Department for International Trade) helps to secure invaluable advice and funding for businesses looking to grow overseas.

Our international team provides expert advice on all aspects of international business expansion overseas, including:

  • International e-commerce
  • Exporting goods or services
  • Foreign business trips
  • Engaging an employee in a foreign country
  • Outbound investments
  • Foreign branch/subsidiary creation
  • Transfer pricing
  • Cross-border tax disputes
  • Global transaction structures
  • Double taxation agreements
  • Tax effect of funding
  • Support to navigate the complexities and uncertainty of Brexit.

The international team at Bishop Fleming can provide you with cost effective and timely advice to help you take advantage of business opportunities. If your business faces the challenges international tax brings, please get in touch with one of our international specialists.


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