Jonathan Poulter has been appointed a partner of the Rothmans Winchester office. Jonathan, who grew up in Winchester, joined Rothmans in 2009 and was appointed a director in 2012. He previously worked for a top-5 accountancy firm in London and Southampton.
Jonathan qualified as a Chartered Accountant whilst working in audit before moving to corporation tax to pursue a keen interest in taxation. He then qualified as a Chartered Tax Adviser and now operates as a general practitioner, specialising in accountancy and tax planning for owner-managed businesses.
Jonathan deals with a wide range of clients/sectors and his specialisms include start-up businesses, incorporating an existing business, personal tax/capital gains tax planning, corporation tax planning, and R&D tax relief claims.
Recently, Jonathan has been helping employers with their Auto-Enrolment pension responsibilities, in particular with the set-up and administration of NEST schemes.
He is also a Certified Adviser of Xero and a Certified Pro Adviser of Intuit Quickbooks online, the cloud-based accounting systems.
Jonathan is married and lives in Winchester with his family. He is a passionate musician, playing saxophone, piano and guitar and is also a keen sportsman, enjoying football, badminton, golf and tennis.
Jonathan commented, “I am extremely proud to have been appointed a partner at Rothmans. I take great pride in providing practical advice and believe regular communication with clients is key to understanding a business and the individuals who run them.”