PSTAX Welcomes Leading NHS VAT Specialists, CRS VAT to the Group

CRS VAT LOGOPSTAX and S3TAX are delighted to announce the expansion of our public sector tax expertise. CRS VAT, the leading provider of VAT advisory services to the NHS, is joining our Group.

This strategic partnership is significant, combining the unmatched knowledge and experience of both our teams. This strengthens our ability to deliver the most comprehensive, market-leading VAT and Employment Taxes consultancy, support and training specifically tailored for the public sector and all its unique challenges.

What Does the Addition of CRS VAT Mean for Our Clients?

  • Unparalleled Expertise: CRS VAT has a deep understanding of the unique and ever-changing needs of the NHS. With a qualified and professional team providing taxation services to all sizes of NHS bodies and their wholly owned subsidiaries, they are perfect partners in understanding and tackling the variety of taxation challenges faced when local government, emergency services, the third sector, and the NHS work together to achieve shared outcomes.
  • A Holistic Approach: CRS VAT excels at maximising VAT recovery and minimising errors for NHS organisations. Their services include VAT reviews, Business Activities and Partial Exemption, tax advisory services, technical VAT support, and sector-focused training – a complete, proactive solution for financial well-being.
  • Seamless Collaboration: Local authorities and the emergency services frequently collaborate with the NHS, such as in joint projects and resource sharing. CRS VAT joining our Group creates a universal provider of taxation services for section 33 and section 41 bodies, allowing us to seamlessly support all your collaborative efforts with unified tax support.

Innovation & Results

Both PSTAX and CRS VAT share a commitment to innovation and utilising cutting-edge technology to uncover every VAT recovery opportunity. CRS VAT’s incredible 100% success rate in enhancing VAT savings speaks volumes about their meticulous approach which aligns with PSTAX and S3TAX.

Building Lasting Partnerships

Together, with CRS VAT in the Group, we are invested in building long-term, trusted partnerships with NHS organisations. We become an extension of your team, strategically working to optimise your financial health.

“This partnership is a testament to our dedication to providing the best possible service to the public sector. Combining forces with CRS VAT ensures our clients have access to unparalleled VAT expertise and a truly comprehensive approach,”

Nick Burrows, PSTAX Managing Director

“Joining forces with PSTAX and the Dains Group of Companies allows us to offer our NHS clients an even wider range of services and even deeper expertise. We’re excited to be part of a team that shares our commitment to innovation and collaboration.”

Chris Silk, CRS VAT Managing Director

By joining teams and strengthening the Group with CRS VAT, we’re creating a powerhouse of tax expertise dedicated to serving the NHS and all public sector entities. We’re confident this strategic partnership will be instrumental in enhancing our ability to maximise public sector VAT recoveries, streamline processes and strengthen technical knowledge with specialised tax training.

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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