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Meet The Team

Samir V. Shah - Managing Director


Samir divides his time between developing & managing the practice and concentrating on adding value to the firm’s clients. Samir’s proactive approach and belief in personalised service has helped him to extensively engage with all his clients.  His specialist knowledge in SME and owner-managed businesses and personal taxation advice coupled with his personal attitude, enables him to translate complex technical matters into basic English.

Samir acts for clients operating across varying industry sectors, within the UK and internationally.  Samir’s extensive experience and interest allows him to be passionate in advising both entrepreneurs and their businesses across their personal and business tax affairs.

He has also developed significant experience in dealing with the management and taxation of property…

Ioana Bolache – ACA - Manager


Ioana joined Capitax Financial in July 2015 as an ACA graduate trainee after completing her BSc (Hons) Economics & Accountancy Degree at City University London. Ioana has finished her ACA (ICAEW) exams and became an ICAEW fully qualified member in August 2020.

Ioana’s keenness and ‘go getter’ approach helped her build up her knowledge around tax matters and develop a stronger relationship with our clients by providing them with pro-active tax advice and valuable business planning support.

Ioana has a particular interest in onshore and offshore personal tax planning for UK based individuals and non-UK domiciled persons and often gets involved in advising on complex assignments and structures for high net worth individuals, several presenting international complexities.



Corina Iolu – AAT - Senior Accountant


Corina joined Capitax Financial as a Trainee Tax Accountant in October 2018. She graduated with a BSc in Accounting and Management Information Systems from Valahia University, in Targoviste, Romania. Corina decided to continue her studies in the UK.

Corina felt that combining work and studies is the key to a successful career, therefore, she decided to join Capitax Financial with the aim of becoming a methodical and passionate Accounts Technician. Corina became a member of the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) in January 2022.

Corina’s main duties are preparation of monthly payroll for our clients, preparation of VAT Returns and financial statements, all these done under the close guidance and supervision of senior members of our team.…

Kumaran Kugathasan - ACA Graduate Trainee


Kumaran joined Capitax Financial in July 2022 as an ACA Graduate Trainee Accountant, after having completed his Bsc. (Hons) in Physics at Swansea University. He is currently studying towards his ACA qualification with ICAEW and is looking forward to becoming a qualified Chartered Accountant.

He has spent most of his time working in tax, taking enjoyment in aiding with Self-Assessment Tax Returns and personal tax affairs. More recently, in line with his qualification, he has made a transition into accounts. Here he has focused more on the preparation of Year-End Accounts and Corporation Tax Returns.



Jay Limbu - Manager


Jay began his professional career at Capitax Financial in March 2012. He takes his work very seriously and is a very meticulous person with strong attention to details. His eagerness to help and troubleshoot problems makes him very approachable with both clients and colleagues.  Jay spends a significant part of his work day supervising and reviewing compliance work performed by other members of the team.

Jay also contributes in developing more efficient compliance processes and review systems and has recently taken up the responsibility to work along with the Director in terms of the firm’s client work planning scheduling, staff allocation and client work process management.

Jay has extensive experience of dealing with owner-managed businesses which includes…

Nima Shah - Office Administrator


Nima joined Capitax Financial in 2010 after taking a career break of 5 years for looking after her children. Nima provides all administration support in the firm. Besides book-keeping duties (internal & external), Nima’s responsibilities also includes assisting the team in everything from preparing all the administration work for clients, ensuring new client on-boarding runs most smoothly and efficiently.

Nima is always ensuring that the office is run super well (oiling the wheels of the firm!)! Nima also assists the Director with HR duties. She has extensive office administration experience, having previously worked at the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and Antal International Ltd.


Nima is married with two children.  She loves spending time with the family, cooking, travelling…

Madhu Shah - Consultant


Madhu is a Fellow of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA). He has gained a wide and extensive range of general accounting and taxation from running his previous accounting practice M R Shah and Co Ltd (1982 to 2013). Madhu has advised a vast number of owner managed businesses and private clients. With his wealth of experience, he provides clients with professional solutions and advice that highlights opportunities and supports their development and future growth. In 2014 Capitax Financial acquired Madhu’s accountancy practice, and since then Madhu has been on board with Capitax Financial as a Consultant.

He advises clients on how to minimise their tax exposure, structure their affairs and take care of all…

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