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About In House Tax

This weblog is a news and views site for tax professionals within the UK and international in-house tax community.  You will find information about appointments and people moves in and around the in-house tax market, issues affecting the in-house tax professional, opinions on the state of the tax job market, updates on tax technology, and other general thoughts of the day.

Hope you find it useful.

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This site has been developed by Simon Godley, who also runs the niche tax recruitment company Talentpool Selection . Simon spends a lot of his time placing tax specialists into FTSE companies, large in-bound groups and some professional services organisations. He also recruits and is well networked around the UK tax technology and VAT markets.

Tax News

Banking tax specialists move to E&Y as Tax Partners

Friday, 27 March 2009

Stephen Hoyle and Andrew Martel have been appointed partners at Ernst & Young’s tax practice and will be based in E&Y’s EMEIA financial services office in London.

Hoyle joins from Deutsche Bank AG where he was managing director in the bank’s
structured capital markets division. He trained and qualified as a lawyer with
Nabarro Nathanson in London and then moved to Freshfields where he became a
tax partner.

Martel joins E&Y from asset management group CQS, where he was head of tax and prior to this he was a partner at Deloitte.

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Tax Software Company does deal with Equifax


Acorah Software Products, the suppliers of tax software, has signed a deal with credit checkers Equifax to help accountants comply with anti-money laundering verifications.

Acorah has released TaxCalc AML Search and Verify Service which allows accountants to access Equifax's database looking up, existence checks and proof of identity.

Tracy Ebdon-Poole, CEO of said, 'the depth and accuracy of this data provides our customers with a detailed and reliable verification of the individual.'

'Further anti-money laundering products will be available in the coming months and we will be offering all customers of TaxCalc AML Search and Verify a refund of their initial registration fee when they buy these additional programmes' she added.

The company spent three months developing the software, which costs approximately £1.50 per search, with Equifax expressing an interest in entering the anti-money laundering verification space.

Firms are able to cross reference date all information found on the electoral roll, CCJ records as well as receive alerts from Royal Mail redirections and the Bank of England sanctions list.

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Talentpool hosts Tax Technology Evening - 29th April 2009

Friday, 20 March 2009

Talentpool is sponsoring and hosting an inaugural social event for tax technology specialists, to be held at the London IoD in the evening of Wednesday 29th April.

Adopting a Question Time type format, it will be an opportunity for tax technology professionals to pose questions to a panel of experts on current issues affecting the sector, and what to expect of tax technology in the future.

This event will be very informative for those at an experienced level within the tax technology sphere, and large company Heads of Tax.

Interested parties who would like to attend should contact Simon Godley on 07771 762353 or e-mail:

There are limited spaces available.

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