Football transfers, London skyscrapers, charities, high street fashion, lentil snacks, international investment banks, major casinos and care homes.

All examples of a few of the major projects and clients that BDO’s Indirect Tax team has been heavily involved in over the last year.

When we are not advising clients, we are helping them resolve disputes with HMRC, successfully taking cases to the Tribunal and beyond, with one of our current cases waiting to be heard before the Supreme Court.

In every deal, sale, purchase or merger, national or international, indirect tax needs to be considered. Reportedly responsible for approximately £130bn worth of revenue to the UK tax authorities in 2018/19, VAT can be a deal breaker if not reviewed. Although historically it has been a forgotten element, indirect tax is taking an ever-increasing position in the corporate environment.

We have a team of over 35 Indirect Tax specialists based in London covering VAT, Customs duty, Excise duties and Betting and Gaming related duties. Over the past 8 years, our revenue has grown over 150%, 65% over the last 5 years and 47% over the last 3 years. We are one of the largest Indirect Tax teams outside of the Big Four, and we are actively looking for more team members to support our continued growth.

Our team of VAT specialists can help

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