tax on divorce settlement

Specialist divorce tax advice

At Sofia Thomas Ltd we understand the myriad of factors which are involved in the divorce process.  Tax is just one element which needs to be considered, however we believe it’s an important consideration to be factored into proceedings at an early stage.  We aim to provide straightforward advice on a range of complex UK tax issues whether that be through expert instruction or single joint expert instruction.

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Talking Tax: upcoming speaking events

Our Director, Sofia Thomas, regularly speaks at leading national tax & law conferences throughout the UK. As well as conferences Sofia also lectures for legal training bodies on many aspects of personal tax.

If you’re interested in having Sofia speak at your event please email us at camille@sofiathomas.co.uk.


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Sofia Thomas is delighted to be a finalist in the Woman of the Year category.
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disciplines of accountancy and finance.

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Tax on divorce advisor to law firms, family offices and high net worth individuals

Whether working with your firm or directly with your client we will work to find holistic and appropriate tax solutions to the range of possibilities your clients may be considering.

We work creatively and can work remotely with your clients or even attend full day mediations to provide immediate and accurate tax support on the day.


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Some kind words from our clients

Sofia has taken all of the stress and worries of having to deal with HMRC away from me. She is extremely professional, very easy to communicate with. Sofia’s knowledge of every aspect of the tax law is second to none. One year I was given a much higher tax bill than expected, Sofia worked tirelessly until we reached a fantastic settlement (less than 70% of the original demand).
Mr M
I contacted Sofia following a recommendation from my mediator. From the first moment we spoke I knew that Sofia had my very best interests at heart. Sofia talked me through my case and the type of services and reports she could provide, she and her PA answered all my questions and made a very stressful time much easier and clearer. I would not hesitate to recommend her services, she was a pleasure to deal with.
Ms W
Sofia provided really insightful and helpful advice in relation to my divorce and the tax implications arising from it, including in particular the potential capital gains issues. It was great to meet Sofia in person to start with, and we then carried on via email. Her report and advice were very clear and set out in plain English. I found Sofia really knowledgeable but also approachable, responsive and quick. It was a big relief to find someone who could help me work my way through some tax issues which I find really quite impenetrable.
Mr T
I found myself in the curious corner of being generous by moving out of my family home to reduce attrition between my wife and myself only to discover that I was then liable to pay some capital gains tax when the family home is sold. Sofia was very forthcoming in generously offering clear informative free advice and the option to then instruct her to draw up the figures should I need a formal letter for the divorce proceedings and HMRC. I was very glad I found her.
Mr J
"Thank you Sofia, so incredibly helpful."
Mariko Wilson, Family Law in Partnership
"I thought the webinar was excellent, both in terms of content and presentation."
Attendee 2019 Class Legal Webinar on Income Tax on Divorce
"I owned three properties and due to personal circumstances I needed to make some changes to my portfolio. Sofia worked with me to analyse the equity in all the properties and what the Capital Gains Tax would be on each. She made sure we utilised all of the tax reliefs available to me and as a result I saved a substantial amount of tax whilst at the same time felt reassured that I was compliant. Needless to say I am delighted with the service I received."
Mrs Kopiel
"Sofia has been incredibly helpful, advising me on a range of tax issues. Would definitely recommend her services - she is friendly, clear, prepared and extremely knowledgeable, and takes the time to meet face to face."
Mrs Straupmanis