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Scott Gilbert


Scott joined the Inland Revenue in 1985 and after two years of training moved into investigation work. In 1996 he joined Ernst & Young's tax investigation team and left them in 2005 to start Gilbert Tax in association with Kim Rayfield.

Scott is a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation and chaired the Leeds branch between 2002 and 2004.

Scott has extensive experience in tax investigation including:

  • Special Civil Investigations COP 9 enquiries covering cases of suspected serious tax frauds
  • Special Civil Investigations COP 8 enquiries in cases where large sums were suspected to be outstanding but fraud does not seem to be an issue (often planning arrangements like Trusts and EBT's)
  • HMRC prosecutions
  • CTSA/ITSA enquiries
  • PAYE Compliance
  • IR35 Investigations
  • Status Dispute Investigations
  • Off Shore Bank Account Investigations