Katy Long CTA CA

Associate Director

  • Qualified chartered tax adviser and chartered accountant
  • More than 10 years’ tax experience 
  • Studied business and accounting at the University of Exeter

Expertise & specialisms

  • Software
  • Engineering
  • Renewable energy

Katy’s early career began at Big Four accounting firm EY. She spent six years in a range of auditing and tax roles, developing a broad understanding of accountancy.

A qualified chartered tax adviser and chartered accountant, Katy built on her accountancy background and developed a strong specialism in R&D tax relief since joining ForrestBrown in 2019. As an associate director, she looks after her own impressive portfolio of clients, ensuring their R&D tax claims are optimised and robust.

Clients working with Katy benefit from her commercial mindset and ability to optimise their R&D tax relief claims. She works with companies across the software and construction sectors, which are seeing fast organic growth with the help of R&D incentives.

Katy co-authored the Tolley’s Tax Digest on R&D tax relief and has contributed articles to publications including Taxation and The CFO.

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