Jim is RSM’s head of VAT and indirect taxes practice in Scotland. Jim is based in RSM’s Edinburgh office. Jim works with his fellow partners and colleagues in other tax disciplines to deliver composite, practical and commercial tax solutions. He is part of RSM’s food and drink, real estate and construction and not-for-profit sector teams.

Jim has over 28 years VAT experience with the last 13 years in a leadership role as a partner with client service responsibilities. Jim has worked internationally on in-bound and out-bound VAT compliance projects for his UK and non-UK clients in virtually all of the 28 EU member states and worldwide, in countries such as Canada, Australia, Switzerland and Norway, including ERP implementation programmes. 

Jim is the VAT technical advisor to the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations. Jim is a member of the UK VAT practitioners Group. Jim is also a member of the Devolved Tax Collaborative looking at Scotland’s Fiscal affairs.