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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.

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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

Searching for Senior VAT Manager for truly excellent in-house role

Tuesday, 30 November 2010

Below is a brief spec for a great in-house VAT Manager role that we are currently handling:

High profile international corporate group seeks a highly experienced VAT specialist to take a leading role in the group VAT team. Reporting to the Head of Indirect Tax, responsibilities will cover both the compliance and VAT process and taking the lead on various VAT planning initiatives. This will include UK VAT returns and Intrastat declarations, partial exemption, managing cash position, advising the business on VAT impact of transactions, assisting with global VAT planning and managing the relationship with HMRC. To match up to this challenging role, you will have gained minimum 5 years' VAT experience with a commercial organisation, with a focus on UK VAT issues. Your initial VAT training will have been gained either with a leading accounting practice or HMRC. You will have a strong understanding of VAT reporting concepts within the SAO framework, and will be very familiar with VAT planning techniques for international groups. In addition, staff management experience will be an advantage. This role is based in the London region.

This is a role that would add significant gravitas to a VAT Manager's career whilst being based in a superior company. For further discussion or more information, please contact Simon Godley at

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PwC signs contract to use Thomson Reuters Onesource Corporate Tax software

Tuesday, 9 November 2010

Below is a press release from Thomson Reuters on a recent major deal struck with PwC in the UK:

LONDON, November 09, 2010: The Tax & Accounting business of Thomson Reuters today announced that it has signed a contract with PwC in the United Kingdom to supply its ONESOURCE Corporate Tax UK (formerly ABACUS) solution. Discussions between PwC and Thomson Reuters began earlier this year following a competitive selection process and closed with contracts being signed on Friday 22 October.

The ONESOURCE Corporate Tax UK solution will become one of the technologies used by PwC to support its corporate tax compliance service. Mike Roberts, managing director of the Corporate Market EMEA for the Tax & Accounting business of Thomson Reuters said: “To address the escalating demand from multinational corporations, due to the challenging tax environment in which they operate, professional services firms like PwC are using technology to ease the complexity of the corporate tax compliance process.” The implementation phase will begin immediately so as to make a seamless transition to ONESOURCE Corporate Tax UK over the coming months. For more information on ONESOURCE Corporate Tax UK visit:

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