Sport (Premier League Football, Rugby Union, Rugby League)

Clay & Associates deals with a number of sporting clubs and individuals in a number of different sporting codes. With the extensive knowledge and experience in this field we feel that we can offer an individual service, tailored to meet your every need.

Clubs

As a firm we currently represent a large proportion of the English Premiership Rugby Clubs, Welsh Regional Rugby Clubs, a number of Premiership Football Clubs and a number of Rugby League Clubs, in respect of the ongoing issues regarding Image Rights payments. We provide to these clubs not only assistance in dealing with payments that have already been made, but also offer to them a number of alternatives to Image Rights, which provide a similar benefit to the club and individuals, in addition to ongoing taxation advice for the clubs in many other areas.

  • Intellectual Property considerations.
  • Employee Benefit Trusts.
  • Pensions & salary sacrifice options.
Individuals (UK Resident & Non-Resident)

We currently provide tax advice and compliance to a number of resident and non-resident sporting individuals in many different sports. These range from Footballers, Rugby Union and League players, Racing Drivers, Tennis Players and Golfers. Having a vast experience in this specific area we are able to offer a bespoke structure, tailored to each individual’s circumstances, whether they are resident or not.

  • Intellectual Property considerations.
  • Employee Benefit Trusts.
  • Pensions & salary sacrifice options.
  • Income tax planning schemes.
  • UK IHT planning.
UK Taxation Issues
  • Tax planning entry/exit of the UK.
  • Exploiting non domicile status.
  • Dealing with all structuring advice and implementation, including offshore incorporations.
  • Filing personal income tax returns/VAT returns/accounts and corporate accounts, as appropriate.
  • Revenue enquiries.
Financial Planning
  • Bespoke investment advice.