Who We Are

Emplyment Tax for Business was founded in 2009 by Dave Cooper and Brian Ackerley. Both Dave and Brian have extensive experience of employment taxation matters, both as former inspectors of taxes and as advisers within the acountancy profession.

Whilst Brian has more recently taken a back seat, Dave continues to head the business and offers the same continually high standard of employment tax and payroll advice to clients.

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David Cooper

Dave Cooper has over 40 years experience of taxation matters and has been a member of the Chartered Institute Of Taxation since 1995.
He worked for 13 years within the ‘Big 4’ accountancy profession, specialising in employer taxes issues. Prior to working in the profession he was an Inspector of Taxes, employed by the Inland Revenue for 19 years.
As well as assisting clients to minimise employment tax risks and resolve HMRC Employer Compliance reviews, Dave also advises organisations, in successfully implementing complex flexible benefits arrangements.
Dave has provided specialist advice to many household names, including clients within the following industries:

  • Sports and entertainment;
  • High Street Retailers and food manufacturers;
  • Health, Education, Local, and Central Government;
  • IT businesses, and;
  • Employment Agencies.