Simply US Tax

About Simply US Tax

About Us

Navigating the American tax system from abroad is no small feat. In fact, for US citizens living overseas, tax matters often become more intricate rather than simpler. Even seasoned taxpayers who once confidently managed their returns may find themselves daunted by the additional rules and regulations affecting expatriates. It’s not uncommon for expats, including US CPAs, to seek professional assistance to ensure compliance and peace of mind.

In the UK, options for reliable US tax assistance are limited, and the services available can often be subpar or exorbitantly priced. Recognising this gap, Simply US Tax is committed to providing personalised, high-quality tax services tailored specifically for American expatriates. We understand that each client has unique needs and budgetary considerations, which is why we offer customised solutions to meet diverse requirements. Our ultimate goal is client satisfaction, and we strive to deliver exceptional value in every aspect of our service.

Based in London, the financial hub of the UK, we are strategically positioned to serve a broad spectrum of American professionals residing locally. Our client base spans various backgrounds, reflecting the diverse range of services we offer to accommodate individual needs. Additionally, our location enables us to collaborate with leading financial services providers in the country, ensuring comprehensive support for our clients across all aspects of their financial affairs.

IRS Enrolled Agents:

Our dedicated team of qualified professionals is equipped to handle all aspects of your personal taxes. With over 15 years of experience assisting American expats, we possess the expertise and insight necessary to provide the exceptional service you deserve. At Simply US Tax, your peace of mind is our priority.

Our Team

Richard Ball
Richard is a seasoned Senior Manager with over two decades of expertise in tax. His experience spans diverse sectors, including notable stints at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). With a focus on high net worth individuals and complex tax affairs, Richard provides comprehensive US and UK tax support. His commitment to excellence and strategic insight make him an invaluable asset, guiding clients through the complexities of taxation with confidence.
Rachel Armitage
Rachel has been working in US/UK tax for over 20 years; initially within the Big 4 and more recently at mid-tier firms. She’s guided many individuals through the Streamlined Filing Compliance Procedures (both the offshore and US versions) and has worked with clients from a wide range of backgrounds: retirees, families, those moving to the US, individuals working for start-ups and those who have more complicated deferred compensation arrangements. Away from tax, Rachel is a fan of art, swimming and Liverpool FC. She is also a qualified Pilates teacher and enjoys bringing an equivalent holistic approach to working with her clients to her tax role. "I’ve been working in US tax for over 20 years. Over that time, it has become more complicated with far more pitfalls for the uninformed. What I enjoy about the role is learning all about my clients; their expectations, their future plans and their families so that I can help them balance their different options to ensure they know about any pitfalls before they stumble across them."
Jabed Ahmed
Jabed Ahmed, our Head of Tax, brings two decades of seasoned expertise to our client-focused services. Specialising in meticulous US and UK tax support, Jabed is a distinguished professional with a profound understanding of tax complexities. With fifteen years at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), he immersed himself in intricate tax issues faced by diverse individuals. Jabed's leadership extended globally, shaping top-tier tax advisory services and working closely with high net worth clients. As our Head of Tax, Jabed's strategic insight ensures unparalleled support for managing tax affairs, making him a trusted advisor at the forefront of tailored solutions. .
Harry Ingram
Harry Ingram, our dedicated trainee Associate, showcases academic excellence and linguistic proficiency poised for a promising career in taxation. A graduate with distinction from King's College London, he holds both Bachelor's and Master's degrees, demonstrating a commitment to tax law and planning. Harry's proficiency in Russian adds a unique dimension to his profile, facilitating effective communication with our international clientele. His blend of academic prowess and linguistic skills positions him as a valuable asset in addressing the diverse needs of our clients.
Aminah Sultan
Aminah, our dedicated Associate, brings a wealth of expertise focused on meticulous US and UK tax support for our clients. With years of financial experience, she delivers high-level services, ensuring unparalleled assistance in navigating tax complexities. Aminah's commitment to excellence is evident in her precision and attention to detail, crucial for upholding our standard of top-notch service. She plays an integral role in executing comprehensive tax strategies tailored to meet client needs. Aminah's professionalism and dedication reinforce our mission to provide standout US and UK tax solutions in a competitive landscape.
Saira Hibizimana
As our Office Manager, Saira is the cornerstone of our operational excellence, managing with grace and proficiency. With a keen eye for detail and ample experience, she ensures the seamless functioning of our office behind the scenes. Saira's administrative expertise shines through her adept management of day-to-day operations, from coordinating schedules to streamlining communication channels. Her warm demeanour and problem-solving acumen make her a welcoming presence to both clients and team members, fostering a positive workplace culture.
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