Andy worked for HM Customs & Excise for 12 years, latterly as a VAT Senior Officer controlling a wide range of large businesses and managing both VAT Enquiries and Appeal & Reconsiderations Teams.
He joined one of the ‘Big Four’ accountancy firms where he achieved the Chartered Tax Advisor qualification and became a VAT Manager specialising in advising businesses including those in the education, property and international trade sectors.
Andy now advises a wide range of clients but has particular expertise in the university and property sectors, dealing with VAT planning, partial exemption and compliance issues.
He also advises a number of accountancy and direct tax practices as well as off-shore trust companies and their clients. Andy has recently advised the developer and investors in a London hotel investment scheme.
Linda was employed by HM Customs & Excise for 21 years and, as a Senior Officer in Liverpool, was responsible for the control of businesses in the education sector including universities, colleges and student unions, dealing specifically with partial exemption and tax avoidance issues.
Having moved to the private sector she has dealt with a wide range of clients, specialising in property, partial exemption, the not for profit sector and student unions.
She now deals with University, FE College and property clients, in addition to providing a specialist resource to a number of accountancy firms and their clients on various compliance and liability issues.
Bill worked for HM Customs & Excise as a VAT Senior officer for 17 years and then went on to become a VAT consultant in the private sector.
As a senior manager at a ‘Big Four’ firm, Bill specialised in the higher education sector, advising University clients and gaining an important knowledge of the VAT issues affecting the sector and formulating appropriate solutions.
As a founder member of the firm Bill has significant expertise in dealing with the HE sector and has worked closely with university clients in implementing new cost based partial exemption methods and capital projects.