Kirsty specialises in VAT disputes, working to assist with VAT investigations and compliance issues that require negotiation with HMRC. This includes handling formal reviews, alternative dispute resolutions (ADRs) and the appeals process to obtain the best result for the client. Having started her tax career in excise, Kirsty has also recently reignited her interest in customs to help clients prepare for Brexit.
Joining PKF Francis Clark in January 2018, Kirsty brought a wealth of experience with her, having worked for HMRC for over 20 years. It was there that she gained extensive technical experience in VAT compliance dealing with all sizes and types of business from small to large and complex Local Authorities. As well as being an experienced Senior Assurance visiting officer she also specialised in Labour Providers and Appeals and Reviews whilst working at HMRC.
Kirsty also helps not for profit organisations in dealing with all aspects of VAT, from providing technical advice, to complex partial exemption VAT returns, providing training to charities and dealing with VAT planning on future projects.