Taxcalc becomes latest sponsor of leading professional advice portal

05 Mar 2013

  • Tax and accountancy software company TaxCalc will join the rank of financial services providers that sponsor’s work promoting the benefits of professional financial advice to consumers
  • TaxCalc will also lend support to’s 21st Tax Action campaign highlighting the millions wasted by taxpayers in inefficient tax planning 

Professional advice website, the home of professional advice, today announces TaxCalc as its latest sponsor.  TaxCalc will join’s 19 existing sponsor companies, made up of product and services providers within the financial services industry, all supporting’s campaign to promote the benefits of financial advice to consumers.

TaxCalc is an award winning tax and accountancy software company, providing market leading software to tens of thousands of customers across a range of professional advisers, companies and individual tax payers. 

TaxCalc will also be supporting the professional advice website’s 21st annual Tax Action consumer campaign this year.  The longstanding tax campaign highlights the amount of money wasted in tax by people not taking advantage of tax efficient products and tax breaks available to them. 

This year’s report, due to launch mid-March, will focus on four key areas including ISAs, inheritance tax, capital gains tax and pension relief. 

Tracy Ebdon-Poole, Chief Executive of TaxCalc said; “It’s our passion to make tax as easy to understand for people as humanly possible and we truly appreciate the fear and frustration felt by many where the complexities of tax and self-assessment are concerned.  Our straightforward, easy to use, award-winning software helps people take control of their tax affairs and ensures they pay only what they owe.  This is a fantastic campaign to be a part of, and we’re proud to be joining forces with, as the number one professional advice portal.  We look forward to working closely with them in the future as they continue their hard work of creating financial awareness and providing common sense solutions.“

Karen Barrett, Chief Executive of said; “We’re thrilled to have TaxCalc on board to help us communicate to consumers the importance of financial planning and the role that professional advice plays within it.  TaxCalc has a great track record of engaging consumers and businesses with tax planning and the company is a natural fit to not only support our wider consumer awareness campaign in general but also our Tax Action campaign in particular.

“As an organisation we believe our campaign has never been more important: the advice industry has gone through significant change over the last 12 months and needs to ensure that consumers remain engaged with the advice process.  Our sponsor companies, together with those advisers on our database who upgrade their free listing to an enhanced advertising package, are all helping us to promote the importance of professional financial advice to consumers.” is now in its 24th year and each year the professional advice portal fulfils around 450,000 consumer requests for details of regulated and highly qualified professional advisers.


Notes to editors

1 Research conducted online by Opinium Research among a sample of 2,013 UK adults between 3 and 6 February 2012.  Data has been weighted to nationally representative criteria.

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About, the professional advice website is the UK's most comprehensive free professional adviser search website, focused on empowering users with the resources they need to make better informed financial and legal decisions.  We not only help consumers and businesses find the best adviser for their needs from over 20,000 IFAs, financial advisers, mortgage advisers, solicitors and accountants listed on our search but we also help them research the market by providing relevant information and tools.  At we like to be transparent about what we do and aim to provide the easiest way for consumers to find and compare advisers meeting their requirements.

The website launched in 1998 and rapidly became the UK’s leading online destination for consumers and businesses looking to find an adviser.  Now attracting over one million visitors a year, is the default adviser directory for consumer websites recommending their audience to ‘find an adviser’.

Unbiased Ltd promotes the benefits of financial and legal advice to consumers and businesses and would like to thank the following companies for their support:

Alliance Trust



Opinium Research

AXA Wealth


Bright Grey

Royal London 360°

Canada Life Ltd


Clerical Medical Investment

Scottish Life

Hearthstone Investments Plc

Scottish Widows Plc

Legal & General

Standard Life Assurance Limited




Zurich Intermediary Group


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About TaxCalc 

Winners of the Software Satisfaction Awards for the last 5 years running (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012), TaxCalc is the UK's leading brand of Self Assessment Tax software.

TaxCalc believe that creating award-winning software takes more than a team of technical minds.  They believe passionately in developing software products that are simple to use, beautifully designed and offer exceptional value for money.

Their UK-based Support Team are on–hand to offer free telephone and email support if required.  They are constantly seeking to improve their software and release free feature-rich updates throughout year.  All of their products are available for purchase and download from the website  They have always believed in making their prices transparent, with no hidden extras.  TaxCalc offers straightforward, affordable, customer-centred and comprehensive tax and accountancy software.  Whether you’re a professional or an individual, TaxCalc works for you.

TaxCalc's Secure Internet Filing confirms instantly that the return has been received by HMRC, that the data has been captured and that the calculations agree.  Tax refunds, if they are due, are also paid more quickly if the return is filed online.

For more information about TaxCalc contact:   Tracy Ebdon-Poole / Alex Rado: 0118 936 4800

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