Tony Hopson - Partner.

Tony joined Buzzacott in 1988 and is a Partner. He also heads up the Expatriate Tax Services team.

Tony is dually qualified in US and UK tax and has many years’ experience dealing with the issues faced by Americans overseas including:

  • FBAR reporting 
  • Expatriation 
  • Efficient investing for US tax purposes
  • Tax treaty issues 
  • Controlled foreign corporation (CFC) ownership 
  • Settlors 
  • Beneficiaries of foreign trusts

Tony is an active member of the British American Business Tax Forum and has attended the US PrimeGlobal Conference annually since 2002.

Outside of work, Tony enjoys all sports especially football. He is a Fulham football club season ticket holder and enjoys going to matches with his son. He is also a member of the Royal Windsor racecourse and a keen gardener.


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We know how both systems work from the inside, out. Talk to us about how best to manage your income, reduce liability and pay the correct local tax. We’ve had the pleasure of supporting many internationally mobile workers through pivotal stages in their lives from our London office. Buzzacott’s Hong Kong team looks after US and UK nationals living across Southeast Asia.

  • UK tax advice
  • US tax returns for UK-residing American citizens
  • UK tax returns for non-UK residents with UK source income
  • UK tax advice about UK statutory residency rules
  • Pre-departure/arrival planning, including assignment structuring
  • Inheritance tax advice

Help with US tax services

  • Tax advice: foreign tax credit optimisation, deductions, tax-efficient investments and pension planning
  • US Federal and State income tax returns (corporate, partnership, trust and non-US pension reporting for UK-resident US citizens)
  • Foreign bank account reports
  • US estate and gift tax returns
  • Back year returns (including reasonable cause statements)

We work hand-in-hand with our Global Mobility team who can advise you on managing an international workforce. And you’re welcome to share your queries with Buzzacott’s other specialists, from HR to financial planning. Thanks to our membership of the PrimeGlobal international association, we can also connect you with trusted experts worldwide who deliver the same quality of service you expect from us.