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Simon Symes

Business tax

Areas of expertise

R&D Tax relief, RDEC and Capital Allowances claims. Patent Box, Technology.


Simon is a Director in Evelyn Partners’ R&D Incentives Advisory team. Simon has 17 years’ experience in delivering and agreeing R&D tax incentives claims across a broad range of sectors, with a particular focus on IT/software and high tech engineering companies. Simon has led successful claims for companies ranging from start-ups to global FTSE100 groups, including managing the delivery of R&D incentives claims in multiple countries and is regularly involved in HMRC and Treasury consultations at R&D Tax policy level. Prior to focussing on R&D incentives, Simon spent 15 years as an engineer in the software industry and has an MSc and Postgraduate Diploma in Computing for Commerce and Industry

Professional qualifications and memberships

Member of the British Computer Society (MBCS)

Personal Interests

Science and Technology, Music, Film

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