Alex Smith, VAT Director
As a member of the consulting team, Alex has worked at Accordance since 2012.
At Accordance Alex specialises in providing cross border advice to a wide range of businesses delivering detailed analyses, reports and contract reviews regarding VAT/GST systems within the EU and beyond. Alex supports a large number of businesses both from a consulting perspective and also by overseeing businesses VAT compliance obligations.
Alex has worked in Indirect Tax since 2005 and his previous experience comes from working in the Big 4. Prior to joining Accordance, Alex worked as a GST consultant for KPMG New Zealand, which gave him the opportunity to develop an understanding of international GST and customs duties. Alex also spent 5 years with PwC, working in the middle markets VAT team in London where he gained a wide exposure to European VAT law. Alex is a full member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation and additionally holds a Master’s degree in Taxation.
Alex Smith: Latest Articles
- IEG Policy | A look at upcoming EU legislation to harmonise cross-border VAT
- Estonia | To raise domestic VAT registration threshold
- European Court of Justice (ECJ) rules tax authority cannot refuse intra-community exemption where the customer is not registered on VIES.
- Accordance Roundtable Discusses the Challenges E-Commerce Businesses Face around Cross-Border VAT & Trade within the EU