Tara Bell

Senior Manager

After leaving college in 2003 Tara Bell qualified in the Association of Taxation Technicians in November 2004 and as a Chartered Tax Adviser in 2007. Tara joined Albert Goodman in 2008, having previously worked for another well known regional accountancy firm. Tara is based in the tax department and is responsible for a portfolio of personal tax clients including individuals, trusts and partnerships, dealing with both the completion of their tax returns and general tax compliance matters.

Tara Bell undertakes tax consultancy work for a range of clients, including remuneration planning and capital gains tax planning and works closely with the agricultural team at Albert Goodman. She enjoys the challenge of looking at the bigger picture and finding ways to save tax for both businesses and individuals.  Tara Bell has expertise in benefits in kind, advising employers on the tax implications of providing employees with any kind of benefit and the various reporting requirements.

Tara Bell has developed a specialism in advising landlords on tax issues in the sector and is recognised as an expert regionally, often speaking at landlord association events and in partnership with banks. Tara frequently writes articles around the latest tax issues which can be found on her LinkedIn page and in the articles section of the Albert Goodman website.

Tara enjoys the variation her jobs brings and the wide range of queries from clients that pose a challenge.

In her spare time, Tara Bell enjoys spending time with her young family and taking her horse, Poppy, out for rides. Tara also enjoys attending young farmers events.


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