Peter Chapman

Tax Director

KPMG in the UK

Peter specialises in Infrastructure, Government and Healthcare ('IGH') sector and is the National Head of Creative Sector Tax Reliefs.

  • Peter is a senior member of KPMG’s National IGH Tax leadership and leads the Midlands IGH / Public Sector tax team with a focus on Further and Higher Education; Local Authorities; Social Housing; Public Health and Charities.
  • In his Creative Sector role, Peter works across all sectors including video games, film and TV, orchestra, museums & galleries and theatre tax reliefs.

Peter has extensive experience of delivering corporation tax advice including international tax planning and risk mitigation, corporation tax risk reviews, housing development structuring, transfer pricing considerations, establishing partnerships and tax efficient group restructuring and subsidiary creation including SDLT planning.

For example, he supports universities with ensuring compliance with overseas tax regulations and mitigating the tax risks associated with overseas partnerships and collaborations, through contract reviews, managing local compliance obligations and advising on tax efficient structures through which to undertake educational and student recruitment activities.

Within the Local Authority sector, he advises on the establishment of subsidiary companies and larger group structures in a tax efficient manner. This can involve considering the type of legal structure so as to obtain a tax exemption, amending land transfer proposals so as to avoid unnecessary tax costs, tax modelling for housing schemes and other activities (e.g. leisure services, repairs and maintenance, etc).

He is also a senior member of KPMG's Patent Box team, looking at ways to maximise the tax benefits of patents and IP, especially in the context of BEPS.

  • Chartered Institute of Taxation – Tax Medal winner

  • Chartered Institute of Taxation - Ethics Medal winner

  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland – Gold Medal winner

  • MA Geography, University of Cambridge

  • Chartered Tax Adviser

  • Chartered Accountant

  • Public sector tax

  • Creative sector tax reliefs

  • Corporate tax structuring