Rupert Moyle, partner and head of VAT and duty at Kreston Reeves has been appointed chair of the Kreston Global, global indirect tax group.
Kreston Global is a network of 170 independent accountancy firms with 22,000 staff operating across 120 countries helping businesses grow and individuals succeed internationally.
He will continue to lead the firm’s VAT and duty team.
Moyle said: “It is a privilege to take on this role having been a member of the Group for over six years and having seen it and the importance of indirect taxes such as VAT, Duty and GST grow so much
“Global business is not easy when it comes to indirect taxes as shown by the considerable changes in Europe and with more on the horizon. Meeting these new challenges requires a coordinated, collaborative approach, something which our network is well positioned to provide on both the international and local level.”
Liza Robbins, chief executive of Kreston Global, added: “We are thrilled to have Rupert leading the VAT and Indirect Taxes team. Rupert is an experienced VAT expert with a commitment to thinking globally about how to prepare for the challenges of trading in specific jurisdictions, as well as to ensuring that we continually add value to the services which are offered to our clients.”