Grant Thornton Channel Islands has appointed Andy Shaw to its Jersey tax team as a Senior Manager. He joins Grant Thornton having previously worked at a leading Chartered Accountants and Business Advisory firm in the UK.
Mr. Shaw offers a wealth of experience and knowledge in UK taxation, focusing in particular on the impact that recent legislative changes have had on UK property investment. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation and has extensive knowledge of all aspects of UK corporate taxation. Mr. Shaw also provides advice on international taxation matters, with a particular focus on UK withholding taxes, thin capitalisation and cross border financing.
Mr. Shaw said that he is really excited to be joining Grant Thornton at such a pivotal time. He added that “The recent UK property changes from income tax to corporation tax bring a new dimension to investing or trading in the UK, when using Channel Island vehicles. The change in legislation also carries new challenges for administrators and clients alike. They include changes to filing dates, payments dates, the interest & penalties regime, the taxation of large corporate groups (in particular in relation to the Corporate Interest Restriction rules) and the taxation of gains, to name but a few. I very much looking forward to helping others make sense of this very important topic.”
Lisa Guy, Tax Director, Grant Thornton said: “We are delighted to welcome Andy to our team. His recent appointment brings our team of tax professionals working across both our Jersey and Guernsey offices to 20. As tax legislation continues to evolve, Andy will play an important role in ensuring Grant Thornton is able to continue to provide the full range of tax advice that our clients require.”
Adam Budworth, Managing Director at Grant Thornton adde: “Andy’s expertise and experience in taxation will help Grant Thornton remain a world-class business advisor for clients seeking outstanding and innovative solutions to their business challenges”.