Dave heads the firms’ Tax Investigations & Employer Solutions service in the North and Scotland. He joined Mazars from Grant Thornton in May 2013 where he worked for seven years handling all forms of disputes and tax investigations by HM Revenue & Customs including defending clients’ appeals to the First Tier and Upper Tax Tribunals. Prior to this Dave was a Fully Trained Inspector of Taxes at HMRC for 19 years. Dave’s extensive experience is used in good stead to support clients through potentially stressful enquiries or voluntary disclosures.
In addition to this expertise Dave also specialises in Employment Taxes providing pro-active advice about dispensations, status, termination payments and salary sacrifice arrangements etc.
Dave also provides expert witness services in criminal tax prosecutions and is available to intermediaries for specific advice or project work.
A regular public speaker Dave also contributes articles to the professional press and has been a qualified member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation since 1999.