Sandy has specialised in VAT for nearly 17 years having initially started her career as a Tax Inspector at HMRC. Thereafter, Sandy worked as a VAT adviser for 6 years, with a deep domain expertise in “partial exemption” issues. Following on from her time at KPMG, Sandy joined GE where she worked for 7 years as part of the Energy Division where she provided VAT advisory services and was involved with the optimisation of VAT compliance and associated processes.
Sandy has a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Hull in the UK.
Mark has worked in VAT for over 30 years having started his career at HMRC where he performed control and audit services for businesses of various sizes. Thereafter, Mark joined PWC where he worked for 5 years reaching Senior Manager level and advising on complex advisory and compliance issues, while also spending time on secondment with a major PLC. The bulk of Mark’s career has been spent with GE where he worked for 20 years, with a key role in building the VAT team, developing cutting edge compliance processes as well as advising on global transactions across all types of business sectors ranging from Financial Services to Energy, Oil & Gas, Healthcare as well as being the VAT Leader for the UK & Ireland, which has GE’s biggest VAT footprint.
After leaving GE, Mark has assisted Sage Group PLC on an interim basis as well as setting up his own VAT advisory business.
Finance & Accounting Leader
Anand is a qualified Chartered Accountant from India, and a qualified Chartered Certified Accountant in the UK. He has nearly 20 years of experience in the area of finance, and accountancy. He steers the firm strategically with the growth and financial models for the firm.
We are a bespoke VAT-only services provider established by VAT professionals who have decades of VAT experience working for the Big 4, UK tax authority (HM Revenue and Customs), and Industrial conglomerates. We know how VAT systems work including their challenges and opportunities.
Our mission is to provide outstanding, competitively priced, and ethical VAT services to businesses of all sizes. Drawing on our deep domain experience, our intention is to establish long-term business relationships based on the trust that we can provide the services you need when you need them.
We design our VAT courses to address your specific business, industry, staff requirements.
The course uses a mix of interactive techniques, such as explanation of topics backed by practical application of theories, issues, relevant case laws from the EU, and group exercises to exchange experience and apply knowledge acquired throughout the course.
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Our training courses cover
- How the VAT system works.
- Principles of how sales and purchases are taxed.
- Understanding the differences between taxable, zero-rated and exempt sales.
- Where and how sales and purchases are taxed.
- When you need to account for VAT.
- What VAT can be deducted.
- Invoices and documentation.
- International transactions.
- Understanding the VAT return.
- Errors and adjustments.