Geoff Burningham

Geoff Burningham

Tax Associate

Office: Haslemere

T: 01428 652788

Geoff Burningham


Geoff joined Knox Cropper in 1982 and is now the firm’s Tax Associate with overall responsibility for tax planning and compliance work throughout the firm.

He is based in the Haslemere office where most of the firm’s Private Client and Trust Work is located. Geoff provides a personal service and is always happy to meet and talk to clients and develop a professional relationship to understand their needs.

Geoff is a Chartered Tax Advisor and has an expert working knowledge of all major taxes.


  • Personal Tax
  • Corporation Tax
  • Capital Gains Tax
  • Inheritance Tax
  • Employment and Payroll Taxes

Recent work:

  • Capital Gains Tax Declarations under the regime for UK Residential Property Sales by Non Residents
  • Preparation of Tax Returns for Estates of Deceased Individuals
  • Preparation of complex tax returns for UK Individuals
  • Drafting Clearance Application for restructuring of a property holding business
  • Advising on the extraction of property from a Trust


  • Chartered Tax Advisor (CTA)

Personal interests:

Geoff likes to read, with science fiction and fantasy being his favourite genres. He also enjoys walking and has completed the West Highland Way in recent years.

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In response to Covid-19, a one year delay in the implementation of changes to the off-payroll working rules has been announced.

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Changes to Capital Gains Tax on UK Residential Property

3rd June 2020

New rules have been announced in relation to capital gains on the disposal of UK residential property.

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COVID -19: Support for the Self-Employed

31st March 2020

The UK Government has announced various schemes to help businesses overcome the financial challenges of the coronavirus. Keep updated with what is available to businesses and the self-employed.

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Budget 2021 – Announcements and Tax Rates

4th March 2021

The Chancellor of the Exchequer presented his Budget to Parliament on Wednesday 3 March 2021. We provide a summary of the key tax rates and budget decisions announced immediately after the Chancellor’s Budget Statement.

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