About Us

Professional Profile

Peter Rayney practices as an independent tax consultant. His main specialisms are corporate tax, company reorganisations, corporate finance tax (including company sales and acquisitions) SDLT, IHT and all aspects of owner managed business taxation.

Peter worked at BDO LLP for nearly 20 years, acting most recently as their National Tax Technical Partner.

He is a widely-recognised tax author and lecturer and regularly contributes to the professional press. He has now won Taxation's 'Tax Writer of the Year' award an unprecedented three times in 2002, 2014 and 2018.

Also, in 1994, Peter won the Chartered Institute of Taxation Fellowship Thesis prize for his thesis on "Selling companies for a deferred consideration (with particular reference to earn-outs)". Peter also received the highly prestigious Taxation Award (based on a 'public vote' for Outstanding Contribution to Taxation by an Individual in 2021/22. The firm was also short-listed in the 'Tax Consultancy Firm Of The Year' at the 2014 Taxation Awards.

Peter is past President of the Chartered Institute of Taxation and past chair of the ICAEW Tax Faculty’s Technical Committee.

View Peter's interview with Accountex here.

Personal Profile

Where did you grow up?
Walthamstow and Manor Park, London

What was your first job?
Relief check-out and bread boy at Sainsburys - Hoe Street, Walthamstow

Who would be your ideal dinner guests?
Terry Wogan, Jose Feliciano, Kate Rusby, Paddy Maloney (of The Chieftains), Geoff Hurst and Bobby Charlton
Where is your ultimate holiday destination?
What would you rather be doing now?
I love tax but if this was not possible, playing in a successful folk band or managing West Ham Utd!
What do you do in your spare time?
Relax with my wife Patricia and see (and dine with!) my two children, Nick and Ann-Marie! Patricia and I go to loads of music and pop concerts and events.


Company Details

Peter Rayney Tax Consulting Limited
Company Reg. No. 06976431
Business Address:
91 Eighth Avenue, Sundon Park, Luton,
Bedfordshire LU3 3DP
E-mail: patricia@prtaxconsulting.co.uk
Tel: 01582 503223
Fax: 0871 528 4605