Lewin Higgins-GreenManaging Director, FTI Consulting at FTI Consulting
Lewin Higgins-Green leads FTI’s Employment Tax & Reward offering in the UK and has over 12 years of experience providing advice on all aspects of employee taxation and incentive arrangements to employers with both UK domestic staff and internationally mobile employees.
Lewin has advised a wide range of clients across various sectors on all tax issues relating to employees. This has included employee expenses and benefits, termination and inducement payments, employment status and off-payroll working, disguised remuneration, employment related securities, carried interest, management incentives, PAYE compliance, residence and domicile positions, inpatriate and temporary workplace relief, short term business visitors, international social security, and tax aspects of UK and overseas pensions schemes.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Lewin spent time at two of the Big Four professional services firms and at a leading law firm.
Employment Tax & Reward
Our technically minded, commercially focused, and pragmatic team provides advice on all employment related tax and social security matters, for both domestic and internationally mobile employees together with reward issues such as share schemes and bonus plans.
Our services include payroll health checks and due diligence, assisting with HMRC enquiries and “Know Your Customer” discussions, and providing advice to business on expenses and benefits arrangements (including PAYE settlement agreements, termination payments, disguised remuneration considerations, and employment related share schemes) together with employment status issues.
We also help businesses with their internationally mobile employees, including assisting with employees working remotely abroad, non-resident directors, short term business visitors, and assignment planning, policies and implementation. We also provide advice and support for specialised payroll compliance arrangements such as modified and shadow payrolls and net of foreign tax credit arrangements.
In addition, we provide support to employers in creating attractive reward packages. We provide assistance with the planning and operation of share schemes (both tax approved and unapproved) and other long term incentive plans. This includes the design of plan rules and tax considerations, assistance with plan implementation and employee communications, and related tax valuation and compliance activities.