John  Rainsford

John Rainsford

Director, VAT

Areas of expertise

VAT with focus in the property; non-for-profit; international supplies; compliance matters and VAT issues with HMRC.


John has over 25 years’ experience in VAT, including five years with HMRC.

Notable achievement

  • Advising on all property transactions and developments to ensure the VAT position is understood.
  • Reviewing and advising on group restructuring regarding the VAT impact.
  • Providing practical solutions for resolving any VAT issues with HMRC to mitigate the VAT impact and reduce exposure to penalties.
  • Advising on domestic and international supplies of services and goods to ensure accurate reporting and finding the best solution.

Professional qualifications/memberships

Chartered Tax Adviser.

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