Simmons Gainsford announces new business division

Simmons Gainsford has launched a new business division – SG Indirect Tax Services.

The division will be led by senior partner Paddy Behan who advises on the full range of VAT issues for businesses and their advisors.Simmons Gainsford LLP

In addition to providing consultancy advice, he also acts for clients in relation to penalties and disputes and appeal to the First-tier Tribunal.

For a number of years Paddy ran his own consultancy and a significant proportion of his time was spent providing technical support to lawyers and accountants. He will continue to offer these services.

SG Indirect Tax Services LLP will provide a comprehensive indirect tax service. The emphasis will be on VAT but the business will also advise on SDLT, excise and customs duties.

Senior partner at Simmons Gainsford LLP, which has offices in Uckfield and London, Steven Strauss said: “Setting up a specialist Indirect Tax advisory service is part of the ongoing development of the firm and will help consolidate the continuing opportunities we have been seeing over the past 12 months.”

Paddy Behan said: “I have had an association with the Simmons Gainsford Group for quite a while before the new venture was set up. The group knows what it wants to do, and how it wants to do it. I am delighted to have a chance to be part of this.”

Paddy has written extensively on VAT and he is a co-editor of Hill and Redman’s Law of Landlord and Tenant. He has spoken on VAT topic on radio and television.

• Contact details for Simmons Gainsford can be found 24/7 in their premium listing in our Uckfield Directory. Look for the business name or search for Accountants or Business Advisers.

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