VAT and associated sales taxes continue to be complex; our VAT experts come from a variety of backgrounds, and are experienced in handling both the day-to-day VAT issues and those more nuanced and high-risk solutions.
Whatever the stage of an HMRC investigation you find yourself, we can prepare you for, and attend, VAT inspections. We aim to resolve disputes using the most cost-effective method, including directly challenging unfair and incorrect decisions, or by negotiation using alternative dispute resolution. We also have extensive experience in VAT appeals in tribunals and courts, and offer fee protection insurance to protect you against the costs of a dispute before it arises.
VAT is a complex tax and HMRC threaten penalties for any errors; let us guide you through the maze of regulations. We work with you to ensure that you understand VAT and its impact on your transactions, assisting with:
With businesses now trading across the globe, UK VAT is just one complexity, and overseas VAT registration may also be required. Utilising our experience in advising on cross-border supply chains, we can help you deal with complex transactions as well as offer access to our global VAT network through Baker Tilly International.
The VAT rules in relation to property transactions are particularly complex and this, coupled with the high value of transactions, means that specific VAT advice is highly recommended - particularly in relation to:
VAT has evolved from the “simple tax” originally introduced, and it is easy for even the most diligent businesses to make mistakes. Our VAT health check aims to give your business peace of mind that it is compliant with all relevant rules, as well highlighting opportunities for VAT savings and efficiencies. We review:
Get in touch to chat about getting your VAT affairs in order.
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Julie is a VAT Manager based at our Leicester offices and has worked in VAT since joining HMRC in 2004. Julie has experience of providing bespoke consultancy on the full range of VAT technical matters with a special interest in land and property transactions.
Julie aims to understand her clients' and helps them to achieve their objectives whilst remaining compliant with the complex VAT legislation. Julie also has experience in dispute resolution and has successfully represented a number of clients in Alternative Dispute Resolution.Get in touch with Julie Green
Martin specialises in the Tour Operators’ Margin Scheme for VAT (TOMS). This is the special VAT scheme which saves tour operators from having to register in every Member State where they send clients.
He joined the firm in 2019 and is passing on his TOMS expertise to the VAT team in Kent led by Sue Rathmell.
Martin was previously an independent TOMS consultant for 27 years, acting for 500 operators over that time. Before that he was a tax partner at KPMG after training with PricewaterhouseCoopers in London.Get in touch with Martin Pooley
Alison is a Chartered Tax Adviser who works closely with her clients across the firm to manage the complexities of VAT and to identify VAT savings and opportunities.
As Indirect Tax Partner she has worked with the firm for 15 years and previously worked for Reuters, Deloitte and started her VAT career with HMRC. Alison and her team aim to provide commercial solutions to the issues facing our clients, who are from all types of sectors. In particular Alison enjoys advising on property and construction matters and international trade.Get in touch with Alison Horner
The relationship with MHA MacIntyre Hudson has always been a solid one. The team are able to respond quickly to problems and achieving timescales. Their international network, Baker Tilly International, gives them breadth and the ability to cover overseas issues. - PRISYM ID
MHA MacIntyre Hudson has truly been a value additive auditor, which is quite rare and something to look up to. The level of knowledge of all team members and the engagement partner is quite extensive and we have thoroughly enjoyed the partnership with them. Way to go MHA MacIntyre Hudson!! - Dishman group