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Dmitri joined Edwin Coe in February 2017 as Tax Director within the Tax team. Dmitri was most recently an Operational Leader in HMRC’s Fraud Investigation Service (FIS) – Offshore, Corporate and Wealthy unit where he was responsible for leading the Offshore Team based in London which undertook HMRC’s most serious civil tax investigations under both COP 8 and COP 9. He also managed HMRC projects in relation to the utilisation of offshore data.

Dmitri was one of HMRC’s most experienced tax investigators commencing his time in HMRC’s Special Compliance Office (SCO – now known as FIS) as a COP 8 and COP 9 investigator in 1997. When he transferred to take on a new role in 2003 he was Deputy Group Leader. During his time at SCO Dmitri also led teams on Criminal Investigation search operations.

Since 2003, Dmitri has held a number of senior HMRC investigation related roles culminating in being Operational Head of HMRC’s FIS Offshore Team in London. His HMRC experience and knowledge of tax investigation matters is unparalleled and he brings a wealth of experience including knowledge of the Common Reporting Standard (CRS) and FATCA.

Dmitri advises clients who are subject to HMRC investigation in relation to direct taxes, including COP 8 and COP 9 cases. He also advises clients in relation to the negotiation of settlements with HMRC, including aspects such as the imposition of penalties. Due to the unparalleled level of knowledge Dmitri holds in relation to HMRC investigation matters, Dmitri also undertakes structural reviews of clients with multi-jurisdictional affairs and structures to ensure that these are, and remain, compliant especially with the focus on global transparency, CRS and inter-government information exchange agreements.

Dmitri is an accomplished public speaker and has spoken on behalf of HMRC at international inter-Governmental level and to Accountancy and Taxation Representative Bodies.

Credentials

  • Fully Trained Inspector of Taxes

Quotes

A comfortable experience in uncomfortable circumstances.


Client Feedback Survey 2015

A comfortable experience in uncomfortable circumstances.

Client Feedback Survey 2015

Good and reliable advice on complex UK tax matters.


Client

Good and reliable advice on complex UK tax matters.

Client

Easy to talk to, and explanations of problems very helpful.


Client Feedback Survey 2014

Easy to talk to, and explanations of problems very helpful.

Client Feedback Survey 2014

The comfort and confidence that comes from putting ones affairs in the hands of experts.


Client Feedback Survey 2014

The comfort and confidence that comes from putting ones affairs in the hands of experts.

Client Feedback Survey 2014

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Dmitri Surendran

Tax Director

Dmitri joined Edwin Coe in February 2017 as Tax Director within the Tax team. Dmitri was most recently an Operational Leader in HMRC’s Fraud Investigation Service (FIS) – Offshore, Corporate and Wealthy unit where he was responsible for leading the Offshore Team based in London which undertook HMRC’s most serious civil tax investigations under both COP 8 and COP 9. He also managed HMRC projects in relation to the utilisation of offshore data.

Dmitri was one of HMRC’s most experienced tax investigators commencing his time in HMRC’s Special Compliance Office (SCO – now known as FIS) as a COP 8 and COP 9 investigator in 1997. When he transferred to take on a new role in 2003 he was Deputy Group Leader. During his time at SCO Dmitri also led teams on Criminal Investigation search operations.

Since 2003, Dmitri has held a number of senior HMRC investigation related roles culminating in being Operational Head of HMRC’s FIS Offshore Team in London. His HMRC experience and knowledge of tax investigation matters is unparalleled and he brings a wealth of experience including knowledge of the Common Reporting Standard (CRS) and FATCA.

Dmitri advises clients who are subject to HMRC investigation in relation to direct taxes, including COP 8 and COP 9 cases. He also advises clients in relation to the negotiation of settlements with HMRC, including aspects such as the imposition of penalties. Due to the unparalleled level of knowledge Dmitri holds in relation to HMRC investigation matters, Dmitri also undertakes structural reviews of clients with multi-jurisdictional affairs and structures to ensure that these are, and remain, compliant especially with the focus on global transparency, CRS and inter-government information exchange agreements.

Dmitri is an accomplished public speaker and has spoken on behalf of HMRC at international inter-Governmental level and to Accountancy and Taxation Representative Bodies.

Expertise

  • Tax: Overview
  • Tax advisory services
  • Tax compliance services
  • Tax Investigations and Voluntary Disclosures to HMRC
  • Taxation of Non Domiciled individuals

Credentials

  • Fully Trained Inspector of Taxes

Contact

Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7691 4142

Email:
dmitri.surendran@edwincoe.com

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