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Louise Lane

Associate Tax Director, Wright Vigar

Crypto Tax & Accounting Expert. Shaping new crypto tax policy alongside Crypto UK, HMRC & HM Treasury. Regular speaker on Crypto Tax matters.

Louise is a Fellow Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Advisor with 25 years’ experience providing tax advice to individuals and businesses across all aspects of tax. Other specialisms include HMRC Investigations and IR35/Off Payroll Working.

Louise and her large crypto team at Wright Vigar (a regional well established accountancy firm in Lincs & Notts) have been advising individuals, businesses and other accountants on crypto matters for over 5 years, delivering a broad range of services bespoke to their needs and budget.

For individuals with crypto, Wright Vigar can assist with:

  • Tax returns
  • HMRC voluntary disclosures for prior years
  • HMRC Investigations
  • Capital loss claims - including advice on negligible value claims, bankruptcy claims and lost tokens
  • Advice on tax treatment of activity; incl DeFi
  • Tax planning strategies
  • Crypto book-keeping - produce crypto income and gains reports, using crypto tax software (we only recommend Recap.io)

For businesses with crypto, they can support all your crypto tax and accounting needs including:

  • Annual compliance (accounts, corporation tax, VAT, payroll)
  • Crypto book-keeping - produce crypto income and gains reports, using crypto tax software (we only recommend Recap.io)
  • Advice on tax treatment of activity; including DeFi
  • Strategic and tax planning advice
  • Corporate re-structuring

Read Louise's posts

TAX STRATEGY
TAX SAVING
Illustration of a male cutting through a downwards arrow representing cutting losses

How tax loss harvesting can help UK crypto investors recover from 2022 losses

Find out how you can claim crypto capital losses to reduce your capital gains tax bill for 2022.

Louise Lane
UK TAX
REGULATION
Recap and Wright Vigar logos on a background of blockchain symbols including Solana, Polygon and Ethereum

Recap and Wright Vigar contribution to shaping DeFi tax policy

We joined forces with Wright Vigar to highlight our views on HMRC's DeFi consultation and outline our own proposed solution.

Dan Howitt
CRYPTO
REGULATION
Illustration of the world with crypto coins, Bitcoin, Dodge and Ethereum flying around it.

The crypto travel rule: what you need to know

The crypto travel rule lands on 1st September, we explore the challenges it poses, and see how it's going to impact crypto investors and service providers.

Sam Adams
CRYPTO
UK TAX
A book titled DeFi tax guide with an illustration of the Union Jack flag on the cover.

UK DeFi tax guide

Find out the tax implications associated with your DeFi transactions

Sam Adams
UK TAX
NFT taxes UK: a complete guide

NFT taxes UK: a complete guide

Understand the rules around NFT taxation in the UK whether you are an artist, collector, or trader.

Sam Adams
TAX SAVING
TAX STRATEGY
Illustration of a piece of paper saying crypto tax being cut with a pair of scissors.

Can you avoid paying tax on crypto in the UK?

We explore ways to legally reduce your crypto tax liability.

Dan Howitt