MHA MacIntyre Hudson has announced the appointment of Damon Wright, Director of VAT Services, to its growing tax team.
Damon has 20 years experience in Indirect Tax and VAT having worked as an HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) Senior VAT Inspector and in both industry and practice. He joins MHA MacIntyre Hudson from Grant Thornton.
As a specialist in Indirect Tax for International trade, covering international supply chains for the supply of goods and services, Damon also advises on the differing interpretations and applications across the EU Member States as well as the Indirect Tax regimes outside of the EU. Furthermore, he has extensive experience in advising Aviation, Tour Operator and Travel Agent clients. He is a member of the HMRC/Treasury VAT working parties for both TOMS and the Place of Supply of Services.
Damon says: “I’m really looking forward to leading the MHA MacIntyre Hudson indirect tax services for international trade as well as within the firm’s specialist travel and tourism team.”
Rakesh Shaunak comments: “Damon’s specialist experience is a real asset to the firm and will be invaluable to our international and travel clients at all stages of their business life cycle.”
RSM Tenon has announced the appointment of Duncan Stocks as Director and Regional Head of VAT for the South of England, covering regional offices including Basingstoke, Southampton, Reading, Swindon and Bristol.
He joins RSM Tenon after three years at Ernst & Young in Reading, having started his career at HM Customs & Excise (HMRC) in 1990.
Duncan has significant expertise in helping clients manage complex VAT issues arising in their dealings with HMRC, improving VAT efficiency, controls and compliance. He is also has extensive experience in dealing with foreign territories and assisting with supply chain related matters and cross border transactions.
Paul Belsman, Head of Tax for RSM Tenon said: ‘Duncan has a strong background and a wealth of experience in dealing with complex VAT issues, and will be a real asset to our team in the south and ultimately our clients. I am delighted to have him on board.’
Duncan Stocks said, ‘RSM Tenon is focused, fast growing and has energy that is addictive. It appealed to my sense of teamwork and competitiveness and has a clear growth strategy.’