VAT Experts

Meet our VAT experts who have extensive experience in international VAT consultancy, VAT compliance and VAT training services.

Feel free to connect with our experts for advice and guidance on your VAT-related issues and challenges.

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Caroline Heath

VAT Knowledge Director

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Caroline has vast experience in VAT:

  • 15 years with BT plc – 3 years accountancy, 12 years VAT
  • 1 year VAT Manager at HypoVereinsbank
  • 2 years VAT Knowledge Director at rbcVAT

PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS:

Caroline has considerable experience in industry and managed BT’s VAT Compliance team. In doing so, Caroline was responsible for the UK VAT Group VAT Return which included over 80 group members. Caroline provided VAT advice within the business, including on Accounts Payable (AP) and Accounts Receivable (AR) issues, VAT treatment of new products and services and property issues.

Caroline has a proven track record of advising on customer and supplier contracts (both in the UK and globally) to ensure they were structured effectively, in particular with a view to eliminating or minimising cross-border VAT costs and generating VAT savings for partially exempt customers.

Caroline has dealt extensively with HMRC on matters including VAT audit queries, obtaining rulings, negotiating VAT assessment reductions and negotiating partial exemption special methods.

In response to the VAT challenges commonly experienced in industry, Caroline has worked effectively to raise awareness of VAT issues around businesses by overseeing and delivering training schemes.

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Roger Bevan

VAT Consulting Director

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Roger has 38 years experience in VAT, including:

  • 10 with HM Customs & Excise
  • 10 years as a Partner with Arthur Andersen and Ernst & Young
  • 13 years as an independent international VAT consultant

PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS:

Roger has advised many global and internationally recognised businesses and has reviewed the VAT filings and associated business processes of many FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 businesses, including:

  • Accenture
  • Babcock International
  • Bwin.Party
  • BT
  • GMAC
  • Salesforce.com
  • Selfridges & Co.
  • Vauxhall Motors
  • Volvo