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We have a large number of clients working in a range of Security Industries, from Maritime Security to close protection both abroad and here in the UK.


Sports Professionals

At Whittaker & Co we understand that careers in the Professional Sports World can often be short lived, therefore it is very important that you manage your finances accordingly and plan for the future.


Oil & Gas 

We have a large number of clients working offshore in the Oil & Gas Industries. Our clients are located in the North Sea, Norwegian Arctic Shelf, and also off the West Coast of Africa.



We have a large number of clients who work as Medics in various locations around the world, including here in the UK.



We have a number of clients who have worked for some of the biggest designers in the world, and like the Sports Industry, models can have very short careers.



We have a number of clients who work in the Diving Industry, ranging from Welders to Instructors. Working in the Diving industry your options in relation to your tax will depend on various factors, your work location; your contract status; the type of vessel you are working on.



We have a large number of clients working in the Construction industry either as a self-employed contractor, a sub-contractor or an employer.


Property Investors

Property – alongside cash, bonds and shares – is one of the four most common types of investment in the UK.  You can invest in property in two ways – directly or indirectly.  Both methods involve some complicated financial issues, one being taxation.

Whittaker and Co, a brief history...

Whittaker & Co are Tax Advisors, Accountants and Business Planners.

We were founded in 2004 and have since grown to manage accounts for clients working in various Professional Industries. The company was founded by Anna Cooperwhite as her husband worked abroad and they were unable to find any help or advice on their particular financial situation. Following a period of research and finding many more ex-Armed Forces personnel in exactly the same position, Whittaker and Co was born. As professional trends have changed over the years for ex-Armed Forces personnel so has Whittaker and Co…

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  • Whittaker & Co are holding events in Summer/Autumn 2016 in various locations across the UK where our clients are welcome to attend and bring along their colleagues, family and friends. If your colleagues/family members have done nothing about that letter […]

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  • Updated phone systems & internet contact. At Whittaker & Co we rely heavily on our clients keeping us up to date with their travel movements and also their income and expenditure. Therefore it is vital that our clients can get […]



If you have a self-assessment record open with HMRC the deadline to get your 15/16 tax return submitted to them is 31/01/17.
If HMRC do not receive your self-assessment by this date then they will issue you an immediate £100.00 fine which can rise to £1600.00 the longer the tax return goes unsubmitted.
You may think you no longer require a tax return submitting, BUT if you have any other income bar PAYE between 06/04/15 and 05/04/16 you should get in touch just to be on the safe side.
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