PSTAX shortlisted for two Tolley Tax Awards

Tolley Tax Awards – Best Employment Taxes and Best Indirect Taxes Teams

We’re thrilled to announce that PSTAX has been shortlisted for not one, but TWO esteemed Tolley Tax Awards! This incredible recognition goes to our teams for:

  • Best Employment Taxes Team
  • Best Indirect Taxes Team

The Tolley Tax Awards are a benchmark for excellence in the tax industry, and being shortlisted is a huge testament to the dedication and expertise of our technical tax teams. They consistently go above and beyond for our public sector clients, delivering exceptional value and innovative solutions.

Champions for Public Sector Tax Efficiency

  • Unmatched Expertise – We have a deep understanding of the complexities of employment and indirect taxes within the public sector.
  • Client-Centric Approach – We build long-term client relationships, offering bespoke solutions and ongoing support.
  • Proactive Problem Solvers – We anticipate evolving tax challenges and develop innovative solutions to keep our clients ahead of the curve.
  • Industry Leaders – We actively participate in shaping the future of tax for the public sector, sharing knowledge, and developing valuable resources.

Delivering Measurable Results

Here’s a glimpse of what sets our Indirect Taxes and Employment Taxes teams apart:

  • Leisure Services VAT Reclassification: We spearheaded a change that benefited clients, leisure providers, taxpayers, and the public sector as a whole.
  • Local Government Reorganisation (LGR) Support: We provided crucial guidance to ensure smooth implementation for new unitary councils.
  • CIS Reviews: We have saved clients significant amounts in unnecessary Construction Industry Scheme tax liability with deep dive reviews and leveraging relevant regulations.
  • Off-payroll working (IR35) E-Learning: We created a comprehensive and affordable e-learning platform to equip clients with a thorough understanding of IR35 rules and regulations whilst demonstrating to HMRC that they have taken due care to educate staff.

Mark Your Calendars! ️

The Tolley Tax Award ceremony takes place on 16 May at the Hilton London Metropole. We’re keeping our fingers crossed and hope to bring home the trophies!  In the meantime, please join us in celebrating this exciting news.  We’re incredibly proud of our teams and their dedication to public sector tax.

Stay tuned for updates.  We’ll keep you posted on the results and share any exciting news from the ceremony.

VAT/Indirect Taxes Team

Employment Taxes Team

Nick Burrows
Managing Director and Head of Indirect Taxes
Angela Ferguson
Director and Head of Employment Taxes
Stephanie Leitch
Senior Indirect Taxes Consultant
John Harling
Director – Employment Taxes
Richard Strevens
Principal Indirect Taxes Consultant
Tim Bridgett
Employment Taxes Consultant
Rosie Jones
Indirect Taxes Consultant
Sudeep Ganguli
Employment Taxes Senior Manager
Jon Guilliatt
Indirect Taxes Consultant
Beverley Gibbs
Employment Taxes Consultant
Ashley Little
Indirect Taxes Consultant
Mae Kennedy
Employment Taxes Consultant
Trevor Steel
Indirect Taxes Consultant
Christine Robinson
Employment Taxes Consultant
Russell Nevard
Indirect Taxes Consultant
Michael Risi
Employment Taxes Consultant
Nick Burrows

Written by Nick Burrows

Nick has nearly 30 years of working with and supporting public sector bodies with VAT and indirect taxes, starting at HM Customs and Excise and then as in-house VAT Officer at Hampshire County Council. Since moving to advisory firms, Nick has had senior public sector VAT roles at RSM Tenon (now RSM), KPMG, and PSTAX (since 2014). He has led VAT advice nationally on a wide range of public sector issues and helped shape HMRC policy in several key areas.

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