David  Gage

David Gage

Director, Business tax

Areas of expertise

All areas of VAT: property and construction; cross-border; international groups; disputes with HMRC; Making Tax Digital.


David provides strategic and commercial VAT advice to a broad range of clients across many sectors. He uses his knowledge of VAT to introduce VAT efficient structures and achieve optimal VAT recovery.

He provides VAT advice to owner-managed businesses through to some of the most recognisable public companies. He has been exposed to a wide range of transactions across the full business lifecycle including corporate reorganisations and disposals.

Notable achievements

  • Advising on complex property transactions including acquisitions, disposals, joint venture agreements, mixed use developments and residential conversions.
  • Advising on corporate restructuring, VAT grouping, VAT recovery on deal fees.
  • Designing bespoke partial exemption special methods and negotiating with HMRC to improve VAT recoveries.
  • Undertaking VAT reviews to ensure compliance and maximise VAT recovery.

Professional qualifications/memberships

Chartered Tax Advisor; Secretary, VAT Practitioners Group Severn Chapter.

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